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Posted on: August 24, 2021

With rising COVID cases, residents are urged to take precautions to protect themselves, others

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SPEARFISH, SD – With rising numbers of active COVID-19 cases in the state, everyone is encouraged to take precautions to protect themselves and others.

“We can all take everyday steps to avoid the spread of all respiratory viruses,&...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Timeline set for cannabis establishment license applications

City of Spearfish

SPEARFISH, SD – The City of Spearfish has set a timeline for applicants planning to apply for a license for a medical cannabis establishment.

Applications are now available and will be accepted by the City Finance Office beginning Monday, Oct. 25...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Citizens encouraged to sign up for emergency alert system

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SPEARFISH – To sign up for emergency alerts from the City of Spearfish, click here, scroll down, and click the green “Sign Up” button!

The City uses CivicReady, an electronic mass communication tool through the City’...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Jorgensen Park pedestrian bridge re-opening Saturday

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SPEARFISH, SD – The pedestrian bridge near Jorgensen Park will re-open for pedestrian use Saturday, Oct. 9.

Following assessment/inspection by multiple structural engineers, including the firm that originally designed the pedestrian bridge, a tem...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

A reminder to solid waste customers

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Please review the following to assist in an efficient collection service:

  • Please place your container at your pickup location by 7:00am. Pickup times will vary week to week.  Please note arrows on top of lid. If your container is not out for picku...
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Posted on: September 30, 2021

As the seasons change, please start removing ‘dead storage’ vehicles parked on streets

City of Spearfish

SPEARFISH, SD – After a summer of fun, when it makes sense to have boats, campers, trailers, etc., ready for a quick outing because you are regularly using/moving them, it’s time to start moving these vehicles from the streets in prepa...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Restrooms at Spearfish parks closed for season

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SPEARFISH, SD – While the restrooms at the parks within the City of Spearfish generally close in the autumn, they are closing early, effective immediately, due to recent vandalism making it impossible for repairs to occur before the regularly-sc...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Medians, landscaping sight lines designed for 25-mph speed limit on Jackson Boulevard

City of Spearfish

Residents reminded to observe the speed limit

SPEARFISH, SD – The addition of the medians on Jackson Boulevard was in part for safety, creating traffic calming measures meant to slow vehicles traveling down the wide roadway. With that, they also ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Jackson Boulevard project on track for completion this year

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SPEARFISH, SD – The transformation on Jackson Boulevard since construction began in 2019 is evident, with the project on track for completion later this year.

Spearfish Assistant Public Works Director Adam McMahon explained the major goals of the...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Pedestrian bridge near Jorgensen Park closed

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SPEARFISH, SD – The City of Spearfish has become aware of a potential structural issue at the Jorgensen Park pedestrian bridge, which has been closed  until further notice until the City can assess its safety for pedestrian and bicycle ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

With rising COVID cases, residents are urged to take precautions to protect themselves, others

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SPEARFISH, SD – With rising numbers of active COVID-19 cases in the state, everyone is encouraged to take precautions to protect themselves and others.

“We can all take everyday steps to avoid the spread of all respiratory viruses,&...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Cat rescued by fire department

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SPEARFISH, SD – Firefighters rescuing a cat in a tree may sound like something out of a storybook, but the Spearfish Fire Department needed to do just that on Monday.

Lily, the cat in question, had climbed approximately 40 feet up a tree in the f...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Help to ‘Finish the Vision’ at Spearfish Sportsplex at Sky Ridge

Sky Ridge Sports Complex

Sponsorships available to build amenities for current, future generations

SPEARFISH, SD – You can help to “Finish the Vision” at the Spearfish Sportsplex at Sky Ridge by becoming an individual or corporate sponsor!

“The Spearfish Sportsplex at Sky Ridge wil...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Text-to-9-1-1 option available in South Dakota

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PIERRE, S.D. – Text-to-9-1-1 is now available throughout South Dakota.

Wireless cell phone customers in South Dakota can text to 9-1-1 when they can’t call in an emergency. The text, like a phone call, will be routed to a local 9-1-1 dispatch center.

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Work Resumes on Jackson Boulevard Project

The Contractor is scheduled to resume work this week on Jackson Boulevard Phase 2 work between Ames Street and Meier Avenue. Crews will be mobilizing on site this week and preparing to begin work next week.

Beginning Monday, March 8, 2021, traffic will con...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Honor a loved one through Spearfish Memorial Tree Program

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New program provides living tribute to benefit present, future generations

SPEARFISH, SD – A new program through the Spearfish Parks and Recreation Department allows people to memorialize or honor a friend or loved one by planting a Memorial Tree...

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