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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Survey open for feedback on design of Spearfish's new skatepark

Skate park flyer

SPEARFISH, SD - Spearfish is working to design a new skatepark. Take the survey to provide feedback on the features you’d like to see! The survey is open until midnight December 16th

In addition, on Tuesday, December 6th, there is a sk...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Rocket ship structure in Evans Park closed until further notice

Rocket ship structure at Evans Park

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...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

East Colorado Boulevard construction, detour at Maitland Road

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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...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Sandstone Hills and Iron Horse Loop traffic restrictions

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SPEARFISH, SD (October 14, 2022) - Traffic restrictions will take place along Sandstone Hills and Iron Horse Loop over the next three weeks: Asphalt paving will take place along Sandstone Hills and Iron Horse Loop starting next week once asphalt mix becom...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

City of Spearfish Safety Program pays off

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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...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

South Canyon Street to re-open Oct. 1

Campground

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...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

City receives grant from Spearfish Community Foundation to complete rec path wayfinding project

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...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Reminder: Avoid illegal dumping

Private garbage receptacle

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...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Spearfish moves to Code Green (enhanced voluntary water conservation) status

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Residents reminded to be mindful of everyday water usage every season

SPEARFISH, SD – The City of Spearfish Water Conservation Program was updated to include Code Green (enhanced voluntary conservation), adding a step between Code Blue (the norma...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Splash pad at Heritage Park to close temporarily until well repair complete

Splash pad at Heritage Park

SPEARFISH, SD – The splash pad at Heritage Park will be turned off temporarily as part of the efforts to conserve water while awaiting the repair of the City’s Young Well.

A sign will be posted Tuesday, July 19, at the park, located at ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Summer pet safety reminders

Keeping pets safe in the summer

SPEARFISH, SD – As summer kicks off, everyone – humans and pets alike! – are excited to enjoy the outdoors, and as the temperature heats up, consider conditions when planning trips, exercise, and daily routines to ensure your...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Spearfish encourages citizens to practice water conservation during well repair, summer heat

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SPEARFISH, SD – Due to a well currently awaiting repair and not pumping, the City of Spearfish reminds citizens of the Code Blue voluntary water conservation status, which encourages customers to practice water conservation, including irrigating...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Reminder: Prevent nuisances by keeping your lawn, trees/shrubs tidy

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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.

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Spearfish receives AARP grant to improve rec path signage, wayfinding, and traffic calming

Signs to be installed on rec path

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.

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Spearfish receives Tree City USA Growth Award from Arbor Day Foundation

Tree City USA Growth Award

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...

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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: May 11, 2022

All users encouraged to know, use best practices regarding bicycle lanes on Jackson Boulevard

Bicycle turning signals

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...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Road through Spearfish City Campground closed to through-traffic starting May 1

Campground

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...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

‘1,000 Books Before Kindergarten’ program launches at Spearfish library

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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 ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide detector

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: February 17, 2022

New content streaming service available at Spearfish library

Grace Balloch Memorial Library's official logo

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...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Option to donate to Spearfish Community Foundation through utility bill now available

Spearfish Community Foundation

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...

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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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