Posted on: November 23, 2020
Customers with Thursday pickup will be picked up on Wednesday the week of Thanksgiving. The rest of the week's routes will remain the same. Please remember to have your containers out by 7:00 AM.
Save the Date!
Posted on: November 11, 2020
Following the lead of the “Mask Up South Dakota” campaign and other entities across the state united in the mission to stop the spread of COVID-19, the City of Spearfish is reminding all residents and visitors to Mask Up Spearfish!
The ...Read on...
Posted on: November 9, 2020
Spearfish firefighters knocked down a small grassfire Sunday at the Spearfish Rifle and Pistol Range.
At approximately 4:11 p.m. on Sunday, individuals at the range, located off Spearfish Canyon Highway, reported they saw individuals on the pistol side of ...Read on...
Posted on: November 9, 2020
SPEARFISH, SD – Rules regarding temporary signs change now that the election season, as defined by City Code, has passed.
During election seasons, defined by the City Code as 60 days before an election to 48 hours after, additional temporary sign...Read on...
Posted on: November 6, 2020
SPEARFISH, SD – With masks en vogue, the public may not immediately be able to tell that members of the Spearfish Police Department are participating in “No Shave November” this month to raise funds for Special Olympics South...Read on...
Posted on: November 5, 2020
City of Spearfish public meetings move to remote format through remainder of 2020
SPEARFISH, SD – As active COVID cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in the area, the City of Spearfish is returning to a remote format for all public meetin...Read on...
Posted on: November 4, 2020
Spearfish Fire Department knocks down small grassfire Tuesday
SPEARFISH, SD – Spearfish firefighters knocked down a small grassfire Tuesday that originated in a garbage can near an outdoor hot tub with decking.
The Spearfish Fire Department was di...Read on...
Posted on: November 3, 2020
Joint release from the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation and the City of Spearfish
New multi-agency office space in Spearfish to strengthen drug enforcement effort in Northern Hills
SPEARFISH, SD (Nov. 3, 2020) – Representatives from...Read on...
Posted on: October 22, 2020
Be prepared for wintry weather conditions
The calendar may not say it is "officially" winter - but it is the time of year when we all need to be aware of winter weather safety! Check out helpful tips from the South Dakota Office of Emergency Mana...Read on...
Additional information and resources ...
Posted on: October 19, 2020
Spearfish dispatcher receives Basic 911 Telecommunicators Certification
SPEARFISH, SD – Brian Vosburg, dispatcher with the Spearfish Public Safety Department, recently received his Basic 911 Telecommunicators Certification.
“We are proud...Read on...
Posted on: October 16, 2020
On Friday, October 16, 2020, 16 First Class South Dakota City Mayors signed a letter urging communities across South Dakota to act with caution in regards to COVID-19. The letter is below:
As Mayors of South Dakota’s largest cities and representi...Read on...
Read letter in its original form here.
Posted on: September 30, 2020
Spearfish breaks ground on Sky Ridge, a workforce housing development
SPEARFISH, SD (September 30, 2020) – Sky Ridge, a workforce housing development, is officially under construction. The City of Spearfish hosted a groundbreaking ceremony today ...Read on...
Posted on: August 28, 2020
Kids Point Daycare and Preschool opens Monday at Spearfish Rec Center
SPEARFISH, SD – The Spearfish Rec Center is generally bustling with activity, and Monday, when Kids Point Daycare and Preschool opens in the space, will be no exception.
Posted on: August 24, 2020
Spearfish Fire Department knocks down fire Saturday at pellet company
SPEARFISH, SD (Aug. 24, 2020) – The Spearfish Fire Department knocked down a fire reported early Saturday morning that caused approximately $5,000 worth of damage at the Spearf...Read on...
Posted on: July 31, 2020
Small fire caused by lightning strike contained west of Spearfish
SPEARFISH, SD – A small fire caused by a lightning strike from the previous evening’s thunderstorm was contained Friday west of Spearfish.
Units from the Spearfish Fire De...Read on...
Posted on: July 28, 2020
Residents reminded of temporary sign regulations during Sturgis Rally, election season
SPEARFISH, SD – Residents are reminded that the City of Spearfish’s sign regulations have special provisions for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and for...Read on...
City of Spearfish sign regulations
Posted on: July 23, 2020
Hiker stranded on steep rock face rescued Wednesday in Spearfish Canyon
SPEARFISH, SD (July 23, 2020) – A lost hiker who inadvertently found herself on a steep rock face in Spearfish Canyon was successfully rescued via high-angle/rope rescue Wedn...Read on...
Posted on: July 20, 2020
Spearfish Jackson Boulevard median aesthetics include links to historic hydroelectric plant
SPEARFISH, SD – Visitors to Spearfish may wonder about the significance of the wooden pipes located in the medians on Jackson Boulevard between Seventh an...Read on...
Read more about the hydroelectric plant!
Posted on: July 16, 2020
Thank you to the Spearfish community
When people ask what it is like working for the Spearfish Police Department, I always remark that we work for the most supportive community in the world.
Over the last several weeks, with nationwide protests, cities cons...Read on...
Posted on: July 9, 2020
Reminder: Yard waste not allowed in City-issued garbage containers
SPEARFISH, SD (July 9, 2020) – City of Spearfish Utility Services would like to remind solid waste customers that yard waste is not allowed in City-issued garbage containers.
Yard ...Read on...
Posted on: June 25, 2020
Participate in the 2020 U.S. Census today!
If you haven’t completed your 2020 Census form yet, now is the time to do so! By the end of next week, all homes in South Dakota will have received their Census forms, either in the mail (which were deli...Read on...
Posted on: June 16, 2020
Spearfish seeks proposals for childcare services at rec center
SPEARFISH, SD (June 16, 2020) – The City of Spearfish is seeking proposals from qualified, state-licensed childcare providers for a partnership to offer the much-needed service at the...Read on...
Read the full RFP here!
Posted on: June 10, 2020
Citizens, contractors reminded to check City licensing/permit requirements, sign rules
Avoid scammers during the demand for repairs following damaging weather
SPEARFISH, SD (June 10, 2020) – Following damaging storms, contractors, vendors, and bus...Read on...
Posted on: June 9, 2020
When outdoor warning sirens sound in Spearfish, take cover
Sirens activated to aid in alerting residents of severe weather of all kinds
SPEARFISH, SD (June 9, 2020) – Tis the season for severe weather in Western South Dakota, and residents in and ...Read on...
Posted on: June 5, 2020
Organizations encouraged to adopt a park in Spearfish
New program provides opportunity for citizens to get involved in caring for community spaces
SPEARFISH, SD (June 5, 2020)– For citizens wishing to get outside and volunteer to assist with the b...Read on...
Find out more about the Adopt-A-Park program here!
Posted on: June 1, 2020
Spearfish Rec Center open with modified hours
SPEARFISH, SD (June 1, 2020) – After completing Phase two of its reopening plan, Spearfish Rec Center staff are ready to start Phase three. Starting today, Monday, June 1, the facility is open with mo...Read on...
Posted on: June 1, 2020
Suspect caught Sunday after slashing 30 tires in City parking lots
SPEARFISH, SD (June 1, 2020) – Early Sunday, 30 tires in the Spearfish Police Department and City Hall parking lot were slashed. Nicholas A. Rios, 20, of Rapid City, was arrested ...Read on...
Posted on: May 14, 2020
City of Spearfish announces re-opening of public facilities
SPEARFISH, SD (May 14, 2020)– The City of Spearfish announced its schedule to re-open public facilities and begin to resume normal business operations, following Centers for Disease Cont...Read on...
Posted on: April 29, 2020
Ordinance restricting on-site/on-sale business in Spearfish expires
Businesses can choose to open and operate, following best practice recommendations
SPEARFISH, SD (April 29, 2020) – The business closures ordered by the emergency ordinance, enact...Read on...
Posted on: April 23, 2020
Spearfish businesses closed under previous measures may reopen April 30, following certain directives
SPEARFISH, SD (April 23, 2020) – Businesses previously closed under an emergency ordinance may be able to reopen Thursday, April 30, as long as ...Read on...
Read the proposed ordinance here!
Posted on: April 17, 2020
Thank you to the volunteer firefighters, police officers, and emergency medical services personnel for participating in these birthday parades!Read on...
Posted on: May 5, 2020
Spearfish Rec Center continues offering childcare services to essential local employees
SPEARFISH, SD (May 5, 2020) – While some may wonder why the Spearfish Rec Center has not re-opened to patrons as other gyms have done recently, the answer is ...Read on...
Posted on: April 14, 2020
Spearfish extends ordinance to slow community spread of COVID-19
Business closures currently in place will remain through April 30
SPEARFISH, SD (April 14, 2020) – The Spearfish City Council today voted to extend the measures currently in place th...Read on...
Posted on: April 9, 2020
Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center announces updates for members, public
SPEARFISH, SD (April 9, 2020) – As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic evolves, Spearfish Recreation and Aquatics Center (SRAC) members will continue to see ch...Read on...
Posted on: April 7, 2020
Governor’s executive order restricts public gatherings of more than 10 people
Updated order requires compliance from all South Dakotans, businesses, local governments
SPEARFISH, SD (April 7, 2020) – All South Dakota residents should be a...Read on...
Posted on: March 31, 2020
Spearfish enacts ordinance to slow community spread of COVID-19
Ordinance limits ‘on-site’ business April 1-15
SPEARFISH, SD (March 31, 2020) – At a special session Tuesday, via teleconference, the Spearfish City Council unanim...Read on...
Posted on: March 26, 2020
Practice social distancing everywhere in public – even outside!
Spearfish reminds residents to assist in keeping public open spaces safe
SPEARFISH, SD (March 26, 2020) – During this disruptive time, people need outlets for stress and anx...Read on...
Posted on: March 26, 2020
Spearfish approves 1st reading of emergency ordinance to slow community spread of COVID-19
If approved, ordinance would limit ‘on-site’ business April 1-15
SPEARFISH, SD (March 26, 2020) – At a special session Wednesday, via te...Read on...
Find city council agendas/information here!
Posted on: March 24, 2020
Spearfish provides webpage to connect people with resources, volunteer opportunities in midst of COVID-19 pandemic
SPEARFISH, SD (March 24, 2020) – Citizens can now find ways to connect with resources or volunteer opportunities as the coronavirus...Read on...
Posted on: March 24, 2020
Spearfish Mayor urges residents, businesses to assist with slowing community spread by following Gov. Noem’s executive order
SPEARFISH, SD (March 24, 2020) – Following Governor Kristi Noem’s executive order Monday, Spearfish M...Read on...