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Welcome to Scotland, SD

Scotland is a place that you could call home no matter what your age; If you are starting a family, retiring, or just looking a smaller community. Live, work, and play, that's our motto. Take a look around our site, you will find information about our town, schools, and everything this small community has to offer. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please feel free to contact us.

Tue. 09/09/14

Tue. 09/09/14 The Lady Highlanders travel to Centerville on Tuesday, September 9 to play against Centerville and Gayville-Volin. The matches begin at 4:30 p.m. Good Luck!

Mon. 09/08/14

Mon. 09/08/14 The Lady Highlanders travel to Freeman on Monday, September 8. The junior varsity begins at 6:15 p.m. Good Luck!

Mon. 09/08/14

Mon. 09/08/14 The Scotland Highlander Cross Country runners will host the Scotland Invite meet on Monday, September 8. The meet begins at 4:15 p.m. Good Luck!

Sat. 09/06/14

Sat. 09/06/14 The Scotland Highlander Cross Country runners will travel to Plankinton on Saturday, September 6 to participate in the Mt. Vernon/Plankinton meet. The meet begins at 9:00 a.m. Good Luck Runners!

Fri. 09/05/14

Fri. 09/05/14 The Scotland Highlanders will travel to Tripp on Friday, September 5 to play Tripp-Delmont/Armour. The game begins at 7:00 p.m. Good Luck!

Fri. 09/05/14

Fri. 09/05/14 Group photos will be taken at Scotland Middle-High School on Friday, September 5, starting at 10:00 a.m. Groups having their pictures taken are: middle school volleyball, middle school football, high school volleyball, high school football, cross country, football cheerleaders, high school chorus, high school band and flags, student council and the senior class. If interested in purchasing pictures from Lifetouch, payment envelopes can be picked up at the school.

Sun. 09/07/14

Sun. 09/07/14 The 7th Annual ALS Poker Run will be held on Sunday, September 7. This is hosted by the Scotland VFW in memory of Violet Thum. Registration is at 11:00 a.m. and vehicles will leave at 12:00 p.m. The fee is $10 per person and 50% of the entry fee will go towards ALS research. Free will donation lunch after the run with all proceeds also going to ALS research. Stops include: The Dock, The Keg in Tabor, The Ice House in Yankton, Meridian Corner and Scotland VFW.

Fri. 09/05/14

Fri. 09/05/14 The 125th Statehood Anniversary Wagon Train is an opportunity to participate in and learn about South Dakota history. The wagon train will begin at the Dakota Territorial capital of Yankton on Wednesday, September 3 and will arrive at the South Dakota capital of Pierre on Saturday, September 20. At each evening stop along the approximately 250-mile trip, local landowners and historians will present a history of that local area. Community and civic groups will be sponsoring many of the evening meals and events, so people can see the wagon train up close and visit with wagon train participants. Scotland will be the second stop on the trail on Friday, September 5. Entertainment will be provided by old time fiddler Wilbur Foss and other musicians. A pageant featuring Craig Neumeister and re-enactors will portray the history of Scotland. Serving of the evening meal will begin between 5:30-6:00 p.m. at the Rodeo Grounds, provided by the Scotland Rodeo Club. Approximately 6:30 p.m. will be the pageant. The VFW will be serving breakfast beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 6. They will be serving biscuits and gravy for $4.00; eggs and Scotland Locker sausage for $5.00 and donut and coffee for $1.50. Coffee and orange juice will be available. This entire event is open to the public. Come and see history made once again right here in Scotland.

Thu. 09/04/14

Thu. 09/04/14 The Scotland Fire Department is holding a groundbreaking celebration for the new fire hall on Thursday, September 4th.

Fri. 08/22/14

Fri. 08/22/14 All interested bowlers are encouraged to attend the bowling meeting Friday, August 22 at 7:00 p.m. at the Rec Bar. If you are unable to attend please be sure to call if you are interested in bowling on a league.

New Baltic Baseball Field Offers New, Lasting Memories

Thanks to a major donation from the Minnesota Twins, a new baseball field in Baltic becomes a reality for players and coaches.

Bosworth Sentenced To Probation, Community Service

A judge sentenced former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth Wednesday to three years of probation and 500 hours of community

$210 Million Project Proposal Talk Of Spearfish

Planned mini-city on more than 700 acres across I-90 would includes residential, commercial, sports and art

Police: Heritage Park Not New Van Eps

Even though the number of calls to Heritage Park has increased, officers aren't ready to call it the new Van Eps Park.

South Dakotans Urged To Participate In 'See Something Say Something' Campaign

If you notice anything out of the ordinary, you're asked to call 844-373-7233 (844-3SD-SAFE).

Maher Takes Over As Sioux Falls Superintendent

South Dakota's largest school district has a brand new leader

Court Records Show Driver In Fatal Crash Was Legally Drunk

The 22-year-old Mitchell woman is facing several charges including drunken driving and vehicular homicide.

Bosworth Sentenced To Probation, Community Service For Election Law Violations

Bosworth, who has been a physician in Sioux Falls, faced a maximum punishment of 24 years in prison and $48,000 in fines.

Razor Blades Allegedly Found On Rapid City Slide

Rapid City Police are investigating reports of razor blades found on a slide at College Park.

U.S., Cuba To Open Embassies, Restore Ties

Obama is announcing the formal restoration of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States.

Second Suspect Identified In Sioux Falls Shootings

Sioux Falls Police have issued an arrest warrant for 19-year-old Tyrique Eugene Wright of Sioux Falls.

Huron Man Accused Of Brandishing Gun In Road Rage Incident

A Huron man is accused of brandishing a gun in an alleged case of road rage in the city.

Police: Missing Man Believed To Have Left MI Festival On His Own

A 21-year-old man reported missing from a music festival in Rothbury, Michigan, is believed to have left on his own.

Man Accused Of Stabbing BIA Official Pleads Guilty

In return for Brian Iron Boulder's guilty plea last week, federal prosecutors have dropped assault charges.

North Dakota Man Dies In Workplace Incident In South Dakota

A North Dakota man was killed while working at an asphalt production plant in central South Dakota.

Wagner Man Shot In Fight On Main Street

At approximately 1:30 a.m., Charles Mix County Sheriff's Office said an altercation started between several people on Main Street.

Source: Fire At Black Church In South Carolina Wasn't Arson

On Wednesday morning, only the brick walls of the Greeleyville church remained.

Episcopalians To Vote On Allowing Gay Marriage In Churches

The vote on gay marriage is expected around midday in Salt Lake City at the denomination's national assembly.

$210 Million, 700-Acre Development Proposed For Spearfish

The proposed Dakota Meadows project also would include a 322,000-square-foot shopping center, hotels, restaurants and school ...

July Seeing Less Rain, Cooler Temperatures

We're getting indications that we'll be below these numbers so whatever rain you can get your hands on, grab it.

Storm Center Update - Wednesday PM

The Canadian wildfire smoke of recent days has diminished quite a bit, and it is mostly east of the James River.

Storm Center Update- Wednesday AM

Look for scattered showers and t-storms East River today.

Part Of Southeast KELOLAND Seeing Dry Conditions

While many locations only picked up a couple of tenths of an inch, there were a couple of heavier amounts near a half inch.


KELOLAND's Chief Photojournalist Kevin Kjergaard took his camera out to look at the smoke from sunrise to sunset.

Storm Center Update - Tuesday PM

The river of smoke continues to flow from northern Canada southeast to Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana.

Storm Center Update- Tuesday AM

Periods of showers and thunderstorms will be expect the next couple of days in KELOLAND.

Canadian Smoke Give Sun An Orange Haze

It's due to fires in Canada, the northwest flow in the atmosphere has moved the smoke across the plains giving it a shade ...

Storm Center Update - Monday PM

It has been a sunny, warm, and hazy day.

High Winds Flatten Rural Farms

A summer of wild weather continues, this time in Davison County. Hail and high winds flattened crops and wrecked farms.

Storm Center Update- Monday AM

Look for chances of rain ahead this week with cooler weather by midweek.

Storm Center Update - Sunday PM

Storm Center Update - Sunday PM

Stretches Of KELOLAND Not Receiving Rain

Not everyone has been receiving rain.

Storm Center Update - Saturday PM

Storm Center Update - Saturday PM

Storm Center Update - Saturday AM

Storm Center Update - Saturday AM

Flooding Concerns After Above-Average Rainfall

Many areas, specifically western South Dakota, have seen a lot of rain in the last month.

Storm Center Update: Friday PM

Your afternoon forecast for Friday, June 26

Storm Center Update- Friday AM

Look for scattered rain today with highs around 80 in many areas.

Storm Center Update: Thursday PM

Your weather forecast for June 25, 2015

Building On A Lacrosse Legacy

Cansayapi Lacrosse, in Southwest Minnesota, is led by Franky Jackson who coaches his two sons, Denton and Vincent.

Wednesday Sports Broadcast

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Wednesday Night Scoreboard

Here are Wednesday's results from across KELOLAND.

Storm Land Eight Players On IFL All-League Teams

The Sioux Falls Storm landed a league-high eight players on the all-league teams, including five first team selections.

Cueto Pitches Reds Past Twins 2-1

Johnny Cueto worked into the eighth inning, striking out eight, as Cincinnati beat Minnesota 2-1.

Tuesday Sports Broadcast

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Zomer Looks To Take His New Ride To New Heights

Dusty Zomer is running an expanded schedule in the #82 Buffalo Wild Wings sprint car, and leads the Huset's point standings.

Bergin Collects Three Hits, But Canaries Fall To Wingnuts

David Bergin and the Canaries erased an early 4-0 deficit with four runs in the fourth inning, but lost to Wichita 6-4.

Tuesday Night Scoreboard

Here are Tuesday's results from across KELOLAND.

USA Blanks Germany To Advance To World Cup Final

The United States women's soccer team topped Germany 2-0 in the World Cup semifinals.

LPGA Symetra Tour Coming To Sioux Falls

On top of seeing pro golfers in action, there will be a free kids clinic, pro-ams and entertainment.

Monday Sports Broadcast

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Coleman Continues To Climb The Minor League Ranks

Dusty Coleman is just a phone call away from achieving his dream to play in the MLB.

Monday Night Scoreboard

Here are Monday's results from across KELOLAND.

Twins' Rally Falls Short In 11-7 Loss To Reds

After falling behind 9-1, the Twins scored six runs in the fourth inning Monday night, but lost to Cincinnati 11-7.

Canaries Name Ozzie Canseco New Hitting Coach

The Sioux Falls Canaries have named former MLB player Ozzie Canseco as hitting coach for the remainder of the season.

Storm Advance To Fifth Straight United Bowl

On July 11th, the storm will take on the Nebraska Danger in the United Bowl, marking the third straight year the two teams meet.

Sunday Sports Broadcast

Sunday's 10 p.m. Sports Broadcast

MLB: Brewers Top Twins, 5-3

Torii Hunter, who homered twice Saturday, hit a two- run homer in the loss.

USHL: Marody Drafted By Flyers

Cooper Marody became the 32nd Stampede player in franchise history to be drafted in the NHL

Saturday Sports Broadcast

Saturday's 10 p.m. Sports Broadcast

Canaries Top The Goldeyes, 11-3.

Sioux Falls hitting exploded, and they were backed by a stellar performance on the Mound from Miguel Pena.

Storm Win Conference Championship

The Sioux Falls Storm won their 5th Straight Conference title, 34-12, over Cedar Rapids.

City Data

  • Population: 891
  • County: Bon Homme
  • 911 enhanced GPS
  • Hospital
  • Fire Department
  • Police Department
  • Ambulance Units


  • Located on Hwy 25
  • 4 mi. N. of Hwy 46
  • 12 mi. N. of Hwy 50
  • 6 mi. S. of Hwy 18
  • 30 mi. from Yankton, SD
  • 50 mi. from Mitchell, SD
  • 75 mi. from Sioux Falls, SD
  • 80 mi. from Sioux City, IA


  • Scotland High School
  • Scotland Elementary School
  • Scotland Public Library

Emergency Shelters

Scotland School
711 4th St.
Enter at west side near gym
Scotland City Hall
410 Main St.
Enter off of Main St.
Scotland Fire Hall
530 Juniper St.
Enter at south entrance

Rubble Site Hours

Tuesday and Thursday
10:00 a.m. to Noon
4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. to Noon
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Effective May 1 - October 31st
Weather Permitting