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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.

Scotland Home T

Scotland Home Team baseball begins this Thursday with a home opener against Tabor. First pitch at 7:30 PM.

The Scotland Hi

The Scotland High School will celebrate the 2016 graduates, this Sunday, May 15th in the school gym. Baccalaureate begins at 1PM, with Commencement following.

Scotland is hap

Scotland is happy to have a location for Weight Watchers Meetings at the dining hall at West Winds every Wednesday night. Meetings start at 6pm and weigh-ins start at 5 pm. For more information please contact Nicole Suurmeier @583-4898.

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.

David Cook To Perform In Sioux Falls

David Cook will take the Sioux Falls stage June 1.

Pee Wee Pats Benefiting LHS Students

A long tradition is being continued by child development students at Lincoln High.

Pheasant Hunters In South Dakota Spend $170M In 2015

Nearly 85,000 nonresident hunters spent $140.3 million.

Police: Hit-And-Run Crash Suspect Ran From Scene

At around 8:30 a.m., Sioux Falls Police were called to a hit-and-run crash at 57th Street and Plum Creek Road near Cliff Avenue.

Strong Winds Knock Down Trees In Northwest Sioux Falls

At least two trees fell in the area of Memorial Middle School near 26th Street and Sertoma Avenue. A small downdraft wind known as a microburst was recorded in the area.

Deputies Searching For Two Stolen Pickups In Burglary Investigation

Sioux Falls Police and the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office are looking for two stolen pickups connected to Micah Buum.

Omaha Bills Excavator For Fighting Fire After Gas Explosion

Omaha has billed a Minnesota excavation company nearly $104,000 for the costs of fighting a fire that erupted after a natural gas explosion.

Live At 10:30: Sioux Falls Police Briefing

The man wanted in connection with several burglaries in Minnehaha County was arrested Tuesday.

Ford Recalls 271K Pickups To Fix Brake Fluid Leak

The recall covers about 271,000 F-150 pickups in North America from the 2013 and 2014 model years that have 3.5-liter V6 engines.

3 Of 4 Suspects Plead Guilty In Beating Of Highway Patrolman

The most serious charges are against 33-year-old Donald Willingham, who has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges.

Madison Man Accused Of Killing Fiancee Pleads Not Guilty

Michael Schmitz, 46, is accused of fatally shooting 46-year-old Corina Booth the night of April 27 at a home at Lake Madison.

Anonymous Donors Pledge $1M For Community Center In Britton

Paula Jensen with Glacial Lakes Area Development said the community has been challenged to match that amount this summer for the facility.

Authorities Arrest Micah Buum

A suspect the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Department considers armed and dangerous is now behind bars.

Fixing Pavement Problems

Homeowners are responsible for fixing sidewalk hazards on their property.

Mayor Toning Down Quality Of Life Investments

With just two years left, he is toning it down on those types of investments.

Sioux Falls City Council Tackle LGBT Debate

The Sioux Falls City Council takes up sexual orientation and gender identity debate

Judge Orders Rancher To Repay USDA $65K For Loan He Misused

A federal judge in South Dakota has ordered a rancher to pay back the U.S. Department of Agriculture $65,000 for a loan he misused.

Fugitive Micah Buum Arrested In Sioux Falls

One of the Minnehaha County's Most Wanted was arrested Tuesday afternoon. Micah Buum was wanted for recently burglaries.

Iowa Woman In Fair Condition After Being Dragged By Pickup

Officials at the Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota say Tuesday that 39-year-old Kathryn Kline's vital signs are stable and she is conscious.

Cosby Ordered To Stand Trial In Sex Assault Case

The 78-year-old actor faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of violating the accuser while she was impaired, unconscious or could not give consent.

Man Arrested For Prairie Avenue Apartment Stabbing

Late last week, an arrest warrant was issued for Isaac Rochae Brown. He is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, and is custody at Minnehaha County Jail.

Sioux Falls School Targeted By Automated Bomb Threat

On Monday morning, officials at Lowell Elementary received the threat via an automated call.

South Dakota Farmers Make Progress With Corn And Soybeans

Seeding of soybeans is 56 percent complete, ahead of 47 percent on average. About 13 percent of the crop has emerged.

New Book Planned About Prairie Author Laura Ingalls Wilder

The South Dakota State Historical Society is planning a new book about prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder, celebrating the 150th anniversary of her birthday and building on the success of a recent memoir.

Chewbacca Mom Stops By Late Late Show For Surprise

On Monday, Late Late Show host James Corden turns himself into a Happy Chewbacca with the stay at home mom turned internet sensation overnight, due to a priceless reaction to her new Chewbacca mask.

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CBB: Schaefbauer Shares Thoughts On Gophers Sensational Season

Sioux Falls native Connor Schaefbauer shares his thoughts on the Gophers sensational season.

SDSU Has Five Players On The All-Summit League Team

SDSU senior Jesse Munsterman was a first-team selection on the all-Summit League baseball team.

Tuesday Night Scoreboard - May 24th

Here are Tuesday's results from across KELOLAND.

Canaries Are 5-0 For First Time In Franchise History

The Sioux Falls Canaries improved to 5-0 on the season with a 3-2 win over St. Paul on Monday.

Monday Sports Broadcast - May 23rd

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

Monday Night Scoreboard - May 23rd

Here are Monday's results from across KELOLAND.

Tom Brady To Appeal 'Deflategate' Suspension — Again

The decision by the New England Patriots quarterback was confirmed Monday by the NFL Players Association.

Sunday Sports Broadcast - May 22nd

Click the video player to view Sunday's 10 p.m. sports broadcast with @KELOCat

IFL: Storm String Together Seventh Straight Win

The Storm topped the Blizzard for their seventh straight win.

Saturday Sports Broadcast - May 21st

Sports highlights for Saturday, May 21st

CBB: SDSU Advances To Summit League Tournament

The SDSU baseball team has advanced to the Summit League Tournament.

Badlands Motor Speedway Preparing For Grand Opening

Badland Motor Speedway Owner Chuck Brennan talks about what to expect on opening night.

CBB: NDSU Beats SDSU 4-1

The SDSU baseball team will have to win Saturday's game at NDSU to qualify for the Summit League tournament.

Friday Night Scoreboard - May 20th

Here are Friday's results from across KELOLAND.

Augustana Stands Tenth At Division II Championship

The Augustana women's golf team slipped to tenth following day three of play at the Division II Championship.

Amy Klyse Resigns As USD Softball Coach

After nine seasons as softball coach at USD, Amy Klyse has announced her resignation.

Thursday Sports Broadcast - May 19th

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

CBB: SDSU Falls At NDSU 4-2

The SDSU baseball team lost the opening game of its series at NDSU Thursday, 4-2.

Thursday Night Scoreboard - May 19th

Here are Thursday's results from across KELOLAND.

Canaries Look To Take Flight In 2016

After finishing last in the American Association North Division five straight seasons, the Canaries are looking to take flight in 2016.

Canaries Finalize Opening Day Roster

The Sioux Falls Canaries have finalized their opening day roster.

Augustana Wins NSIC All-Sports Award

Augustana has won its second straight NSIC All-Sports Award.

Augustana Stands Fourth At Division II Golf Championship

The Augustana women's golf team stands fourth after one round of play at the Division II Golf Championship.

Tuesday Sports Broadcast - May 17th

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Tuesday Night Scoreboard - May 17th

Here are Tuesday's results from across KELOLAND.

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