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August 21, 2012

City of Spearfish Cuts Some Grants in 2013 Budget

As the city's budget tightens, Spearfish has cut some funding it provides to help pay for the operations of some groups.

The city of Spearfish received $100,000 more in requests for grant funds than it had to give after cutting that portion of its buget by 6.5 percent for 2013, the Black Hills Pioneer reports.

From the city's $25 million budget, $535,000 will go to grants for 29 community organizations. The Western Hills Humane Society, High Plains Western Heritage Center, Spearfish Senior Center, Northern Hills Alcohol and Drug, Teen Court, Neighborhood Housing of the Black Hills and the Good Shepherd Clinc suffered cuts from  existing funding levels.

Read the city's 2012 budget report here. Visit the city's website here.


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