Posted on: March 21, 2023
Spring Clean Up is scheduled for Friday, April 21st - Saturday, April 22nd. During this event, fees are waived for residential disposal of all acceptable items.
Posted on: March 17, 2023
SPEARFISH, SD – The newest member of the Spearfish Police Department is originally from Belgium.
Davos, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, is a narcotics detection dog, meaning he is trained to alert to the presence of the odor of drugs.
Corporal Chris Woods, D...Read on...
Posted on: March 8, 2023
SPEARFISH, SD – After more than three-and-a-half decades of service with the department, Spearfish Police Chief Curt Jacobs still wakes up each morning and looks forward to coming to work, and he recognizes this will be a major change after Marc...Read on...
Posted on: March 6, 2023
SPEARFISH, SD - The annual cleanup day at Rose Hill Cemetery is Saturday, April 1, when cemetery staff will be picking up decorations around the monuments in preparation for the summer. They will collect items that are protruding past the foundation of th...Read on...
Posted on: March 6, 2023
SPEARFISH, SD – Animal Control Officer Scott Beal was recognized as the 2022 Spearfish Police Department Officer of the Year Monday.
Scott brings an incredible amount of experience and knowledge, including best practices for the care o...
Posted on: February 27, 2023
The City of Spearfish has a population of 12,358 residents making it the second largest city in western South Dakota. Located along the Interstate 90 corridor in the northern Black Hills, the city is just minutes from endless outdoor recreation opportunit...Read on...
Proposals due by 4:30 pm on April 3, 2023
Posted on: February 15, 2023
SPEARFISH, SD - FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) recently completed a re-evaluation of the flood hazards in our community and has provided new Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM’s) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report which are...Read on...
Posted on: December 7, 2022
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,...Read on...
Posted on: January 17, 2023
SPEARFISH, SD - The handling of Building/Park Shelter rentals and Special Events has moved from the Public Works office in Spearfish City Hall to the Rec and Aquatics Center.
For reservations or questions, please call (605) 722-6868 or email&...Read on...
Posted on: December 20, 2022
SPEARFISH, SD – The following City of Spearfish employees were recognized for their years of service at the City’s Holiday Party on Friday, December 9.
Service awards recognize five years of service and continue in five-year i...Read on...
Posted on: December 1, 2022
SPEARFISH, SD – The Spearfish City Council approved a utility rate change, effective January 1, 2023.
The rates residential customers will see, effective January 1, are:
Garbage collection = $19.60 (plus tax)
Sewer fixed rate = $23.08
Wastewater fix...Read on...
Posted on: November 28, 2022
SPEARFISH, SD – Situated in Western South Dakota, our community is no stranger to weather of all kinds, and as we move into winter, it is important for residents to be aware of and know the meaning of travel advisories in the area.
Posted on: November 2, 2022
SPEARFISH, SD – The rocket ship structure in Evans Park is closed until further notice, following an inspection report from Safety Benefits, Inc.
While the report does not take a position as to whether the rocket ship can/should be updated or replaced, th...
Posted on: October 27, 2022
SPEARFISH, SD - The traffic pattern has been re-routed on East Colorado Boulevard at the intersection of Maitland Road through October 31 for the 16-inch sewer force main pipe sleeve passing under East Colorado Boulevard. Speed will be reduced to 10 mph i...Read on...
Posted on: September 28, 2022
Safer employees, cost savings highlight benefits of safety culture
SPEARFISH, SD – The City of Spearfish continues to celebrate its safety successes since the launch of a safety program in 2019, with milestones and awards presented during the ann...Read on...
Posted on: September 26, 2022
Please mind the speed limit when traveling through the campground area
SPEARFISH, SD – South Canyon Street, south of the Spearfish City Campground, is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, October 1.
Even though it takes longer when speed lim...Read on...
Posted on: September 15, 2022
Photo caption: The Spearfish Community Foundation presented a check to the City Monday to complete the wayfinding project on the rec path from Salem Park north to Evans Park and from City Park east to Exit 14. Volunteers who assisted with the AARP Communi...Read on...
Posted on: September 8, 2022
Using others’ trash receptacles/dumpsters without permission constitutes theft
SPEARFISH, SD – The Spearfish Police Department reminds everyone private trash receptacles and dumpsters, whether commercial or residential, are not for publ...Read on...
Posted on: June 2, 2022
SPEARFISH, SD – As the seasons change and the growing season kicks into full gear, residents are reminded to maintain their properties, especially yards, trees/shrubs, and sidewalk areas, pursuant to Spearfish City Code.
Posted on: June 23, 2022
SPEARFISH, SD – The City of Spearfish was one of 258 projects selected nationwide from more than 3,200 applicants to receive a Community Challenge Grant from AARP, which will be used to improve rec path signage, wayfinding, and traffic calming.
Posted on: June 22, 2022
SPEARFISH, SD – For the sixth time, the City of Spearfish received a Tree City USA Growth Award from the Arbor Day Foundation, making it the longest active recipient of the award in the state.
Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Superintendent Rex Mc...Read on...
Posted on: June 3, 2022
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.
How does...Read on...
Posted on: May 26, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: May 11, 2022
SPEARFISH, SD - The final phases of the Jackson Boulevard Project were completed in 2021 and include the addition of bicycle lanes from Fifth to University streets. This infrastructure provides a dedicated space on the road for bicyclists and other non-mo...Read on...
Posted on: April 26, 2022
SPEARFISH, SD – Motorists are reminded that South Canyon Street between Spearfish City Campground and Winterville Drive is closed annually during camping season, May 1 through September 30.
Public Safety Director Pat Rotert explained that the Cit...Read on...
Posted on: April 5, 2022
SPEARFISH, SD – Grace Balloch Memorial Library has launched a 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program, which encourages parents to read with their children at early ages.
“Reading to children when they are young helps develop a love of ...
Posted on: March 30, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: February 17, 2022
SPEARFISH, SD – On-demand streaming service, Hoopla Digital, is now available for free at Grace Balloch Memorial Library in Spearfish, giving library card holders immediate access to more than 1 million books, audiobooks, comics, movies, televis...Read on...
Posted on: December 10, 2021
SPEARFISH, SD – A new option to donate to the Spearfish Community Foundation is now available.
The Spearfish City Council approved a cooperative donation effort on November 1 to allow residents to donate to the foundation, which allocates funds t...Read on...
Posted on: December 6, 2021
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...Read on...