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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Jackson Boulevard project on track for completion this year

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SPEARFISH, SD – The transformation on Jackson Boulevard since construction began in 2019 is evident, with the project on track for completion later this year.

Spearfish Assistant Public Works Director Adam McMahon explained the major goals of the...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Pedestrian bridge near Jorgensen Park closed

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SPEARFISH, SD – The City of Spearfish has become aware of a potential structural issue at the Jorgensen Park pedestrian bridge, which has been closed  until further notice until the City can assess its safety for pedestrian and bicycle ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

With rising COVID cases, residents are urged to take precautions to protect themselves, others

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SPEARFISH, SD – With rising numbers of active COVID-19 cases in the state, everyone is encouraged to take precautions to protect themselves and others.

“We can all take everyday steps to avoid the spread of all respiratory viruses,&...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Spearfish Police Department reminds everyone to be alert near school zones

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Happy start to the 2021-22 school year!

SPEARFISH, SD – Students and teachers will be celebrating the first day of school this week in Spearfish public schools. To ensure a safe start to the school year, the Spearfish Police Department reminds mo...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

City of Spearfish updates water conservation program, alert statuses

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Residents asked to conserve, adjust watering schedules

SPEARFISH, SD – The City of Spearfish Water Conservation Program was updated to include Code Yellow (mandatory conservation), adding a step between Green (voluntary conservation) and Orange (...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Cat rescued by fire department

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SPEARFISH, SD – Firefighters rescuing a cat in a tree may sound like something out of a storybook, but the Spearfish Fire Department needed to do just that on Monday.

Lily, the cat in question, had climbed approximately 40 feet up a tree in the f...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Help to ‘Finish the Vision’ at Spearfish Sportsplex at Sky Ridge

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Sponsorships available to build amenities for current, future generations

SPEARFISH, SD – You can help to “Finish the Vision” at the Spearfish Sportsplex at Sky Ridge by becoming an individual or corporate sponsor!

“The Spearfish Sportsplex at Sky Ridge wil...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Wildland program adds to offerings for Spearfish firefighters

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When crew is on assignment, fire district remains protected by personnel, apparatus

SPEARFISH, SD – Since 2017, the City of Spearfish has hired a seasonal wildland crew to support the efforts of reducing the impacts of wildfire on communities aro...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Grace Balloch Memorial Library awarded $20K for technology upgrades

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SPEARFISH, SD – Grace Balloch Memorial Library is excited to announce it will receive $20,000 to help update technology in the library and improve its accessibility.

Library Director Amber Wilde explained that the federal funds, from the American...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

As the temperatures heat up, remember these lawncare tips to help conserve water usage

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SPEARFISH, SD – As summer heats up, the City of Spearfish reminds residents to follow a few practical tips to keep their lawns healthy and avoid water waste.

“While we currently do not have water restrictions in place, many cities and s...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Text-to-9-1-1 option available in South Dakota

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PIERRE, S.D. – Text-to-9-1-1 is now available throughout South Dakota.

Wireless cell phone customers in South Dakota can text to 9-1-1 when they can’t call in an emergency. The text, like a phone call, will be routed to a local 9-1-1 dispatch center.

“Text-...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Found a lost pet? Remember to call Animal Control

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SPEARFISH, SD – As the seasons change, it is more likely to see pets out enjoying the outdoors. Occasionally, a pet gets out of an enclosure or away from its owner, and, in its excitement and confusion, can become lost. If you come across a lost...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Work Resumes on Jackson Boulevard Project

The Contractor is scheduled to resume work this week on Jackson Boulevard Phase 2 work between Ames Street and Meier Avenue. Crews will be mobilizing on site this week and preparing to begin work next week.

Beginning Monday, March 8, 2021, traffic will con...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Honor a loved one through Spearfish Memorial Tree Program

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New program provides living tribute to benefit present, future generations

SPEARFISH, SD – A new program through the Spearfish Parks and Recreation Department allows people to memorialize or honor a friend or loved one by planting a Memorial Tree...

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