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Posted on: February 7, 2024

East Federal St from N Main to 7th St to close beginning Feb. 13th

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SPEARFISH, SD - Beginning Tuesday, February 13th, East Federal Street from North Main Street to 7th Street will be closed for the installation of a new sewer line with manholes. Motorists will detour to either North Elgin or East Grant streets during the ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Community input sought on short-term rental policy goals

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 SPEARFISH, SD – Since establishing a task force to develop policy related to short-terms rentals in Spearfish, the City is seeking community input on the draft policy goals (below) and the topic of short-term rentals. Community members...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Revised hours for Building and Development office begin Tuesday

City of Spearfish

SPEARFISH, SD - Beginning Tuesday, February 6, 2024, the Building and Development office on the second floor of Spearfish City Hall will be open to the public under revised hours: 7:30 a.m. through 2 p.m. 

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

2024 Municipal election information

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SPEARFISH, SD - The City of Spearfish will have vacancies for Council Members in Wards 1, 2, and 3, each for a 3-year term, due to expiration of terms of office.   

Petition circulation may begin on Friday, January 26th, and the deadline ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Spearfish police officers honored Monday

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SPEARFISH, SD – Newly-promoted Corporal Brad Johnson and 2023 Spearfish Police Officer of the Year Reece Walno were recognized Monday during presentations at the City Council meeting.

Corporal Promotion

Spearfish Police Department Corporal Brad Jo...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

2 new School Resource Officers learning the ropes in Spearfish Schools

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SPEARFISH, SD – Since 2001, there has been a School Resource Officer (SRO) program in Spearfish schools, wherein carefully selected, specifically trained, sworn law enforcement officers partner with the schools to provide onsite resources for students and...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

City utility customers to see new fee on utility bills starting in January

City of Spearfish

SPEARFISH, SD – City utility customers will see a new $5.59 sewer surcharge fee on their utility bills as of January 1, 2024.

The resolution providing for the surcharge for improvements to the City’s wastewater system was adopted by the Spearfish City Coun...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Apply now for summer/seasonal positions!

SPEARFISH, SD – The City of Spearfish is hiring for upcoming seasonal positions. Visit https://www.cityofspearfish.com/161/Career-Opportunities for more information and to apply!

  • Public Works/Parks Department Laborers 
    • Includes Parks, Rec...
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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Ice rink in Spearfish City Campground now open

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SPEARFISH, SD - The Madison Ice Rink on the south side of the Spearfish City Campground is now open!

It will remain open as conditions allow and is open daily for public skating from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., except for Saturday mornings from 8-10 a.m. when it is...

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Posted on: December 26, 2023

Please keep sidewalks clear of ice, snow this winter

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SPEARFISH, SD – Please keep sidewalks clear of ice and snow this winter for the safety of your neighbors and community.

Snow removal from the sidewalk is an important public safety concern, especially around high pedestrian areas such as schools, clinics, ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

‘Urban Wood Utilization Program’ to start January 8th

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Logs from recent tree removals on City property will be available free to the public to pick up

 

SPEARFISH, SD – Beginning January 8th, the City of Spearfish Parks and Forestry Department is rolling out an Urban Wood Utilization Program,...

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Posted on: December 28, 2023

Grace Balloch Memorial Library no longer charging overdue fees beginning Jan. 1st

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SPEARFISH, SD - Beginning in January 2024, Grace Balloch Memorial Library in Spearfish will no longer be charging overdue fees on late items. 

Libraries across the country have been moving away from this practice in recent years, and based on thei...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

Rec path closure begins Wednesday along Colorado Blvd between Sandstone Hills Drive and Exit 14

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SPEARFISH, SD - The recreation path located in the northern Right-of-Way along Colorado Boulevard between Sandstone Hills Drive and 27th Street (Exit 14) will be closed beginning Wednesday for the duration of a sewer upsize project.

Beginning Wednesday Dec...

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

Spearfish becomes ‘Bee City USA’ affiliate

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SPEARFISH, SD – Spearfish has become a “Bee City USA” affiliate, joining many other cities and campuses across the country united in improving their landscapes for pollinators. The action is the culmination of months of effor...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Take a quick water pipe survey!

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Nationwide initiative asks residents to assist in finding where lead pipes may still exist

SPEARFISH, SD – Residents are asked to take a quick survey to identify and record the material of water pipe coming in their home as part of a nationwide i...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

Protect yourself from scams

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SPEARFISH, SD – The Spearfish Police Department reminds everyone to take steps to protect themselves from scams. Law enforcement and government agencies will never contact you and ask you to send cash or gift cards or wire funds. They will also never ask ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

New features available for utility customers

City of Spearfish

SPEARFISH, SD – The City of Spearfish is offering new digital features for utility customers.

There are currently numerous ways for customers to pay their utility bill, including online and over the phone, and a new option available is Text to Pay.

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Residents reminded to secure home wireless internet networks

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SPEARFISH, SD – The Spearfish Police Department is reminding residents to take precautions to secure home wireless internet networks to protect devices from getting hacked and/or personal information stolen.

The department recently responded to c...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

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SPEARFISH, SD – The Spearfish Fire Department has responded to several calls for service involving carbon monoxide recently and encourages everyone to take preventative measures to protect themselves by installing carbon monoxide detectors in th...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Get notifications sent to your inbox for City news, calendar items, and more!

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SPEARFISH, SD – Anyone wishing to get email or text notifications about City news, calendar items, meeting agendas, or bid postings can sign up through the Notify Me option on the City’s website. This tool is one more way to keep citiz...

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