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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.

Two Bodies Found Three Days After NYC Blast

The identification of the two dead, found amid the rubble Sunday, have not been released.

Rummage Sale Helps Children's Miracle Network

The event has drawn crowds twice a year for six years, with a portion of each sale benefiting the Children's Miracle Network.

CBB: USF Downs Bemidji St. Twice

The USF baseball team picked up a pair of wins over Bemidji St.

CBB: Vikings Hand Huskies Their First Loss

The Augustana baseball team handed No. 3 St. Cloud St. their first loss of the season.

CSB: Augie Takes Two From Minot St.

The Augustana softball team picked up two wins over Minot St.

CSB: SDSU Sweeps Fort Wayne

The SDSU softball team swept Fort Wayne.

CSB: IUPUI Blanks USD

The USD softball team fell to IUPUI 7-0.

SD Extends Comment Period For Black Hills Fisheries Plans

The current streams plan in the Black Hills is more than 20 years old.

Construction Of New Hoven School Expected To Begin This Fall

A blaze in May left the town of about 400 people without a high school. The school had stood for over 70 years.

State Regulators Determine EB-5 Loan Firm Must Pay Bank Tax

It's unclear how much money will be collected annually or in arrears.

Construction On Sioux Falls Aquatic Center To Begin

The construction will begin this week on the project that's expected to open in fall 2016.

Pro Football Players Visit Sioux Falls

Chuck Foreman and Riley Reiff visited Sioux Falls Saturday.

32 Hockey Teams Take Part In Tournament At IcePlex

Almost six hundred hockey players lace up their skates inside the SCHEELS IcePlex this weekend for a major tournament.

South Dakota's Up-And-Down Snowmobile Season Ends Tuesday

Most of South Dakota's 1,585 miles of trails have been empty for weeks due to the warm weather and lack of new snow.

Candle Light Vigil Held For Lost Rescuers

"They gave their lives to save someone and it gives us something to think about."

Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson To Speak In Rapid City

Tickets will go on sale Monday, Aug. 24, and are $7 for adults and $3 for students.

Openings On The Board Of Historic Preservation

If you ever find yourself interested in serving the city of Sioux Falls, you can look for vacancies on several boards.

Street Work To Look Out For In Sioux Falls

As always, drivers are urged to use caution around construction sites and maybe even consider using alternate routes.

CBB: USF Struggles Against Bemidji St.

The USF baseball team dropped a pair against Bemidji St.

CSB: USF Celebrates Home Opener With A Pair Of Wins

The USF softball team celebrated their home opener with a pair of wins.

CBB: Huskies Drop Vikings Twice

The Augustana baseball team fell 6-1 twice to St. Cloud St.

Storm Center Update- Saturday AM

Look for warmer weather this weekend with windy weather likely.

Snowfall Good News For Snow Pack

We now see about 83% of the normal snow pack above Garrison Dam in North Dakota.

Storm Center Update- Friday AM

Look for pockets of light snow today with much warmer weather ahead for the weekend.

Oklahoma In State Of Emergency Following Tornadoes

The damage from the outbreak touched 25 counties in Oklahoma alone.

Storm Center Update- Thursday AM

Pockets of rain and snow are back in the forecast West River today.

Factors That Make March One Of The Windiest Months

We are all used to the wind in KELOLAND, but why is March one of the windiest months of the year?

Storm Center Update- Wednesday AM

Cool and windy weather is ahead today in KELOLAND with highs in the 40s.

Severe Weather Season Slow To Start

We already have increasing odds of severe weather tomorrow in the southern plains, a pattern that will eventually migrate north.

Storm Center Update- Tuesday AM

Look for areas of rain and snow today in KELOLAND.

An Update On Snow Totals

Snow fell in northeast KELOLAND over the weekend. The amounts ranged from an inch in Ipswich to as much as 4 inches in Milbank.

Storm Center Update- Monday AM

Cool weather will continue today in the far northeast. Meanwhile, highs in the mid to upper 60s are likely in the west.

Storm Center Update - Sunday PM

Storm Center Update - Sunday PM

CBB: USF Downs Bemidji St. Twice

The USF baseball team picked up a pair of wins over Bemidji St.

CBB: Vikings Hand Huskies Their First Loss

The Augustana baseball team handed No. 3 St. Cloud St. their first loss of the season.

CSB: Augie Takes Two From Minot St.

The Augustana softball team picked up two wins over Minot St.

CSB: SDSU Sweeps Fort Wayne

The SDSU softball team swept Fort Wayne.

CSB: IUPUI Blanks USD

The USD softball team fell to IUPUI 7-0.

Saturday Sports Broadcast

Click to view Saturday's 10 PM Sports

CBB: USF Struggles Against Bemidji St.

The USF baseball team dropped a pair against Bemidji St.

CSB: USF Celebrates Home Opener With A Pair Of Wins

The USF softball team celebrated their home opener with a pair of wins.

CBB: Huskies Drop Vikings Twice

The Augustana baseball team fell 6-1 twice to St. Cloud St.

CSB: Augie Gets Melsted 400th Career Win

The Augustana softball picked up a pair of wins over U. Mary.

CBB: SDSU Doubles Up Fort Wayne

The SDSU baseball team took down IPFW 12-6 on the road.

CTF: Glisar Breaks USD Record

Megan Glisar broke her USD high jump record at the Texas Relays.

Dawkins Scores 28 Points As Skyforce Top Stampede

Andre Dawkins scored 28 points off the bench to help the Sioux Falls Skyforce beat Idaho, 127-98.

Friday Sports Broadcast

Click the video player to view Friday's 10 p.m. sports broadcast.

CFB: SDSU Kicks Off Spring Practice

The Jackrabbit football team kicked off their Spring Practices today.

USHL: Brey Continues To Shine As Stampede Stop Thunder

Stampede goalie Art Brey stopped 27 of 28 shots Friday night, leading Sioux Falls past Bloomington, 3-1.

Vanek, Wild Skate Past Flames 4-2

The Minnesota Wild scored three goals in the third period to beat Calgary, 4-2.

Ashley Buckley Resigns As Augustana Volleyball Coach

After seven seasons as Augustana head volleyball coach, Ashley Buckley has resigned.

Northern State Continues Review Of Wrestling Program

Representatives of Northern State have met with Mike Moyer, executive director of the National Wrestling Coaches Association.

Friday Night Scoreboard

Here are Friday's results from across KELOLAND.

CBB: Bray Pitches Seven Solid Innings As SDSU Tops IPFW

SDSU's Adam Bray pitched seven solid innings to lead the Jacks past Fort Wayne Friday, 8-2.

City Data

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

Location

  • 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

Education

  • 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.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. to Noon
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Effective May 1 - October 31st
Weather Permitting