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.
School begins for the Scotland School District. Classes begin at 8:15 a.m.!
The Scotland Community Blood Drive will be on Friday, August 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at West Winds Apartments. Sign up to save a life today! Schedule a blood donation appointment online at lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 1-800-287-4903.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks will have a free youth activity day at the Scotland Trap Range on Saturday, August 23. Check in will be from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. with the activities from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The trap range is located on the east side of the town near the ball fields. Youth ages eight years of age and up are invited, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. (Parent or legal guardian need to sign waiver form before youth participates in events.)
Activities will include archery, trap shooting, .22 rifle, fishing Wii skii and duck calling.
Contact Conservation Officer Todd Crownover at 589-3227 for more information. Lots of fun and prizes, including two guns to be given away. Cost is FREE and lunch will be provided!
The elementary and high school for Scotland School District 4-3 will hold their annual open house Thursday, August 14 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The open house is open to anyone from ages kindergarten to 12th grade. The fall parent's sports and activity meetings will also be held in conjunction with the open house beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the gym. All sixth graders are encouraged to attend the open house for an informal walk through at 6:30 p.m. of the middle school in preparation for school August 18. There will be an early dismissal at 1:30 p.m. on August 18.
The Library is having its annual Rodeo Day Book Sale from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 9 on the west side of the bank. For a freewill donation you can take some books for your own collection. These funds will be used to purchase more items for the Library. Come and support your local Library.
The 49th Annual Scottie Stampede Rodeo Celebration takes place August 8, 9, and 10 in Scotland. Friday, August 8 will be the lawnmower drag racing competition at 7:00 p.m. on Railway Street, just off of Main Street. There will be no entry fee this year, so just bring your lawnmower and race.
The highlight of the weekend will be the Scottie Stampede Rodeo which will be held Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10 at the gate or $8 in advance. Children 8-12 are $8 at the gate or $6 in advance and children under 8 are free!
The fourth annual 5K road race will be held on Saturday morning with registration from 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. and the race beginning at 8:00 a.m. Entry fee is $30.
Crazy Daze and sidewalk vendors will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Main Street and on the west side of the bank.
The Tractor Pedal Pull will be on Saturday morning. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Main Street with actual pulling beginning at 9:00 a.m. Kids ages 4-12 are encouraged to come out and try their legs at this event.
The Big Wheel Races for kids ages 3-7 will start at 11:00 a.m. Six of the Big Wheels will be given away at the end of the races.
The Scottie Stampede parade will be held at 1:30 p.m. with line-up beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the baseball field. Following the parade the Scotland Rotary Club's cow patty bingo will be held at 3:00 p.m. on the west side of the German Mutual building on Main Street. The Scotland Fire Department will also be having a water fight and the chamber will be serving watermelon after the parade.
The Corn Hole Tournament will be on Saturday, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Registration is from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Jac's Bar.
The United Church of Christ Youth Group will be holding a barbecued pork sandwich supper at the UCC fellowship hall from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. They will be serving barbecued pork sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad, chips, pickles, dessert and homemade ice cream.
Following the rodeo Saturday evening there will be a street dance with music provided by Gotcha Covered beginning at 9:00 p.m. downtown Scotland.
On Sunday there will be a kickball tournament.
Come enjoy a weekend of FUN!
Dawson Creek Golf Course will be having a One Person Best Ball tournament on Sunday, August 10, starting at 12:00 p.m. Register by calling 583-4244.
The Friends of the Good Samaritan Society will be hosting a Pie and Ice Cream Social on Sunday, August 3 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Good Samaritan Center Dining Room. There will be a freewill offering with all proceeds used to enhance the lives of our Good Samaritan Society neighbors.
The Lower James River Watershed Project is hosting an open house for all Dawson Creek watershed producers and residents at Jac's Bar in Scotland on Thursday, August 14 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. During the open house, a number of speakers will give a short presentation on different conservation practices and programs available to Dawson Creek watershed producers.
Scheduled to speak are: John Lentz, SD NRCS Agricultural Nutrient Management Team; Mark Rohlfing, SD NRCS District Conservationist, Bon Homme County; Dave Kringen, Lower James River Watershed Project; Mike Blaalid, Farm Bill Biologist, Pheasants Forever, Inc.; Jeff Hemenway, SD HRCS Conservation Agronomist-Soil Health & Rainfall Simulator.
Please join to learn more about the technical and financial assistance that is available to you to help with any conservation needs or concerns you may have on your farm. Please let the Bon Homme Conservation District or NRCS know if you plan to attend at 589-3232 Ext. 3. Refreshments provided by the Bon Homme Conservation District.
Besides the players, excited fans and proud parents are
happy to see football return to area fields.
A Spearfish man has been arrested for indecent exposure.
LifeLight Christian music festival near Worthing, SD
"You know, he was always that role model of faith and
Because of the rain over the past week, LifeLight
volunteers have worked around the clock to get the
festival grounds ready.
South Dakota's Health Department says a national survey
shows that child immunization rates are up in the
Trees growing in soil collected from all 66 South
Dakota counties will be delivered to sites across the
state in the next two ...
High school football kicks off tonight across KELOLAND
He ran from police for more than a week earlier this
year; on Thursday Larry Zamora Junior appeared on
federal drug charges.
Neighbors who live close to Sanford Health hope to have
their questions answered about development plans for
State mercury monitoring and advisory program checks
fish in lakes, rivers, streams on rotating basis for
signs of pollutant
Council member Kermit Staggers said he still has
questions that have not been answered...
The saturated ground is already creating problems for
some homeowners trying to keep their basements dry
during heavy rains.
Hoversten's Orchard is having a record year, with more
apples than the long-time manager has ever seen.
Sioux Falls city officials are seeking the public's
input on a plan to reduce the deer population inside
City plans new eastbound turn lane to improve traffic at
41st & Minnesota
A Wisconsin woman has died after crashing her motorcycle
west of Rapid City earlier this month.
A homeless Sioux Falls man will be in court for leading
police on two chases Wednesday night.
The Homestake Opera House in Lead is celebrating its
100th birthday this weekend.
And we were curious, what kind of produce is coming out
of your gardens?
We are nearing the end of August and temperatures are
finally on the rise.
Storm Center Update - Friday PM
Look for showers and thunderstorms in southeastern KELOLAND today, with more rain likely by Sunday.
Two tornados have briefly touched down in the northeast
part of Yankton County.
Storm Center Update - Thursday PM
Rain is likely today East River. A warmer weekend is ahead, with more rain possible by Sunday.
Showers and thunderstorms will be increasing in southern KELOLAND the next 24 hours.
The rain returned in August; many KELOLAND locations have already topped their monthly rainfall total.
Look for showers and thunderstorms in extreme southern
If the forecast holds true, Sioux Falls will have an
average high of 80 degrees this month.
Expect a cooler start to the week. More rain chances are ahead, especially in southern KELOLAND.
Sioux Falls residents are looking at the damage left
behind by last night's storm.
An overnight storm hit Sioux Falls uprooting trees and
littering the streets with broken tree branches.
Heavy rain affected portions of the area last night and
early this morning.
Thunderstorm brings down trees in neighborhoods
throughout Sioux Falls
Storm Center Update - Sunday AM
A tornado warning has been issued for Edmunds and
McPherson counties set to expire at 7:00 p.m.
Besides the players, excited fans and proud parents are
happy to see football return to area fields.
Click to view the KELOLAND SportsZone from Aug. 29.
Click to view scores from Aug. 29
The Canaries fell to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks,10-6 Friday night.
West Central visited Dakota Valley, and opened and the season with a 58-7 win. Extended highlights below.
Chris Davis hit his fourth career grand slam Friday night, leading Baltimore past Minnesota, 9-1.
You can help us and show off your team with your smart
It's the first week of high school football! Here are
some photos from the games around KELOLAND.
Officials say upgrading Hyde Stadium in Pierre would cost
Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson said he wants
to retire in Minnesota after an ESPN report said
The University of South Dakota's football team will kick off the season versus fourth-ranked University of Oregon.
Click the video player to view Thursday's 10 p.m. sports broadcast.
The Sioux Falls Canaries closed the home portion of their schedule Thursday, beating Lincoln, 5-4.
The Minnesota Vikings finished the preseason 4-0 following Thursday's 19-3 win over Tennessee.
Here are Thursday's results from across KELOLAND.
Click the video player to view Wednesday's 10 p.m. sports broadcast.
The Rough Riders will be looking to leaders such as
Senior QB Taryn Christion to lead them back to the
11AAA title game in 2014.
Here are Wednesday's results from across KELOLAND.
Click to view the 2014 KELOLAND High School Football Preview Show
Click to view KELOLAND's Hits & Helmets: Pre-Season Edition