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Infrastructure Updates


You may have heard about upcoming changes to our water and wastewater systems. After consulting with external experts, the City Council has decided to proceed with vital upgrades to our infrastructur…

When Can Fireworks be Set Off?


Please remember to stay responsible even though the danger index is lower. Keep water or fire extinguishers on standby and ensure pets are secured and safe in homes. Also remember, the use is only pe…

Committed to Service and Being a Professional


For Immediate Release:  Friday, May 10, 2024Contact:  Sara Rankin, South Dakota Municipal League 605.224.8654 Box Elder Employee Named South Dakota Code Officer of the YearFORT PIERRE, SD – Chad Tomj…

Staff Chili Cook-off Winners Announced


Our recent staff chili cookoff was a huge success, with delicious entries from our talented team members. From classic beef chili to chicken variations, the competition was fierce, but the flavors we…

Prairie Road Reconstruction


Project Summary: • Reconstruction of Prairie Road. This includes a new asphalt surface, sidewalk, and storm sewer for improved drainage. This will be the first of two phases. Phase I will extend from…

Another Successful "Cleaning up the Box"!


Another successful community event - Cleaning up the Box!  We can’t thank you enough for helping clean up garbage around our wonderful city!  HUGE thank you to the sponsors for this event:  McDonald'…

There will not be an election on June 6, 2023


There will not be an election on June 6, 2023.  Wards 2 and 3 have candidates who are unopposed.  Ward 1 did not have any candidates (more information to come).

Now Hiring!


The Human Resources Department is in the middle of the busiest hiring season ever! The City of Box Elder is growing and with that growth comes new opportunities and new positions! We currently have o…