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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Donate blood and support emergency responders during Battle of the Badges!

Donate blood and support emergency responders during Battle of the Badges!

SPEARFISH, SD (July 8, 2020) – The annual Battle of the Badges blood drive takes place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 16 at the Spearfish Rec Center. The event prov...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Grace Balloch Memorial Library open; Summer Reading program runs through July 31

Grace Balloch Memorial Library open, with modifications

Summer Reading program runs through July 31

SPEARFISH, SD (June 2, 2020) – Grace Balloch Memorial Library in Spearfish is open, with modifications, and patrons can sign up for the Summer Read...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Spearfish Rec Center open with modified hours

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...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

City of Spearfish announces re-opening of public facilities

   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 Cen...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Businesses can choose to open and operate April 30, following best practice recommendations

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...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Businesses closed under previous measures may reopen April 30, following certain directives

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 ...

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Read the proposed ordinance here! COVID-19
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Spearfish Fire Department helping to spread birthday cheer to area children

Thank you to the volunteer firefighters, police officers, and emergency medical services personnel for participating in these birthday parades! 

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Spearfish extends ordinance to slow community spread of COVID-19

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...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Spearfish Rec Center continues offering childcare services to essential local employees

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 ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center announces updates for members, public

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...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Governor’s executive order restricts public gatherings of more than 10 people

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...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Spearfish enacts ordinance to slow community spread of COVID-19

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...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Spearfish reminds residents to assist in keeping public open spaces safe

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...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Spearfish approves 1st reading of emergency ordinance to slow community spread of COVID-19

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...

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Find city council agendas/information here! COVID-19
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Spearfish provides webpage to connect people with resources, volunteer opportunities

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...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Mayor urges residents, businesses to assist with slowing community spread

Spearfish Mayor urges residents, businesses to assist with slowing community spread by following Gov. Noem’s executive order

SPEARFISH, SD – Following Governor Kristi Noem’s executive order Monday, Spearfish Mayor Dana Boke is...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Spearfish continues to update response plan during ever-changing COVID-19 conditions

Spearfish continues to update response plan during ever-changing COVID-19 conditions

SPEARFISH, SD (March 19, 2020) – The City of Spearfish appreciates the public’s willingness to stay engaged in the community during this enormously dis...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

City reminds public to flush only toilet paper

City Reminds Public to Flush Only Toilet Paper

Heavier Items Can Cause Sewer Backups!

SPEARFISH, SD (March 16, 2020) – The City of Spearfish reminds residents that only toilet paper should be flushed down toilets.

Due to coronavirus disease 2019 (C...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Spearfish public facilities to have limited availability/close following Gov.’s state of emergency

Spearfish public facilities to have limited availability/close following Governor’s state of emergency declaration

SPEARFISH, SD (March 13, 2020) – Following South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem’s Friday declaration of a state of...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Spearfish committed to providing services through COVID-19 pandemic

Spearfish committed to providing services through COVID-19 pandemic

SPEARFISH, SD (March 12, 2020)– Following the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) announcement that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has reached pandemic s...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Reminder: Yard waste not allowed in City-issued garbage containers

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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.

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Crack sealing project to begin on various Spearfish streets

Crack sealing project to begin on various Spearfish streets

SPEARFISH, SD (July 8, 2020) – The City of Spearfish will begin crack sealing various streets starting late next week or early the following week (approximately July 16-23).

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Donate blood and support emergency responders during Battle of the Badges!

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Donate blood and support emergency responders during Battle of the Badges!

SPEARFISH, SD (July 8, 2020) – The annual Battle of the Badges blood drive takes place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 16 at the Spearfish Rec Center. The event prov...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Public meeting for Phase 2 of Jackson Boulevard Project scheduled for July 14

Public meeting for Phase 2 of Jackson Boulevard Project scheduled for July 14

Phase 1 of project nearing completion, with Phase 2 set to begin July 17

SPEARFISH, SD - Work on Phase 2 of the Jackson Boulevard Project is scheduled to begin Tuesday, July 7. La...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Spring Clean Up is now Summer Clean Up!

The City of Spearfish Restricted Use Site (RUS) will be waiving fees for all acceptable items July 17, 18, and 19 for Spearfish and Lawrence County residents. Hours are 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. 

The RUS is located north of Spearfish off of Highway 85 on...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

New ‘no texting’ law becomes effective July 1 in South Dakota

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New ‘no texting’ law becomes effective July 1 in South Dakota

SPEARFISH, SD (June 29, 2020) – Drivers in South Dakota are reminded that beginning July 1, there is a new law on the books prohibiting the use of mobile electronic...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Participate in the 2020 U.S. Census today!

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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...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Spearfish seeks proposals for childcare services at rec center

Exterior of the Spearfish Rec and Aquatics Center

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...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Citizens, contractors reminded to check City licensing/permit requirements, sign rules

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...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

When outdoor warning sirens sound in Spearfish, take cover

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 ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Organizations encouraged to adopt a park in Spearfish

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...

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Find out more about the Adopt-A-Park program here! Home
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Grace Balloch Memorial Library open; Summer Reading program runs through July 31

Grace Balloch Memorial Library open, with modifications

Summer Reading program runs through July 31

SPEARFISH, SD (June 2, 2020) – Grace Balloch Memorial Library in Spearfish is open, with modifications, and patrons can sign up for the Summer Read...

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Sign up for the Summer Reading program today! Home
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Spearfish Rec Center open with modified hours

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...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Suspect caught Sunday after slashing 30 tires in City parking lots

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 ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

City of Spearfish announces re-opening of public facilities

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...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Businesses can choose to open and operate April 30, following best practice recommendations

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...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Businesses closed under previous measures may reopen April 30, following certain directives

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 ...

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Read the proposed ordinance here! Home
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Spearfish Fire Department helping to spread birthday cheer to area children

Thank you to the volunteer firefighters, police officers, and emergency medical services personnel for participating in these birthday parades!

Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Spearfish Rec Center continues offering childcare services to essential local employees

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 ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Spearfish extends ordinance to slow community spread of COVID-19

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...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center announces updates for members, public

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...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Governor’s executive order restricts public gatherings of more than 10 people

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...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Spearfish enacts ordinance to slow community spread of COVID-19

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...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Spearfish reminds residents to assist in keeping public open spaces safe

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...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Spearfish approves 1st reading of emergency ordinance to slow community spread of COVID-19

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...

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Find city council agendas/information here! Home
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Spearfish provides webpage to connect people with resources, volunteer opportunities

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...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Spearfish Mayor urges residents, businesses to assist with slowing community spread

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...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

2019 City of Spearfish Drinking Water Report Now Available!

The 2019 Drinking Water Report is now available by visiting http://denr.sd.gov/des/dw/PDF/DWQPDFs/0311ccr.pdf, the City’s website or City Hall.  This report is done in compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act to provide you with info...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

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