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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.

Mon. 04/21/14

Mon. 04/21/14 The Scotland Community Choir Concert will be held on Monday, April 21 at 8:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church. The group will perform at the Scotland Good Samaritan Society at 7:00 p.m. that same evening.

Sun. 04/13/14

Sun. 04/13/14 The Scotland Area Food Pantry will hold its next organizational meeting on Sunday, April 13 at 3:00 p.m. at the Scotland Youth Center building. Clergy and lay members of all churches within the Scotland School District are invited to attend and participate in making plans and policies for the upcoming local food pantry.

Thu. 04/17/14

Thu. 04/17/14 The Highlander golf team will host the girls Avon-Scotland Invitational and the boys travel to Tyndall for the meet on Thursday, April 17 starting at 9:00 a.m. Good Luck!

Tue. 04/15/14

Tue. 04/15/14 The Highlander track team travels to Wagner on Tuesday, April 15 for the Wagner Invitational. Good Luck!

Tue. 04/08/14

Tue. 04/08/14 The Highlander Track Team will host the Scotland Invitational meet on Tuesday, April 8. The meet will begin with field events at 2:30 p.m. and running events beginning at 3:30 p.m. Good Luck!

Fri. 04/11/14

Fri. 04/11/14 The Highlander Track team will travel to Avon on Friday, April 11 for the Avon Invitational meet. The meet will begin at 4:00 p.m. Good Luck!

Fri. 04/11/14

Fri. 04/11/14 The Highlander Golf team will travel to Burke and Gregory for the Burke-Gregory Invitational. The girls will play in Gregory and the boys will play in Burke. The meet will begin at 10:00 a.m. Good Luck!

Fri. 04/04/14

Fri. 04/04/14 The Scotland Youth Center will be having a 12 Family Indoor Rummage Sale on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5. The time on Friday will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The time on Saturday will be from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. There will also be a bake sale and raffle with all proceeds going to the Youth Center. The Youth Center is located in the former First Presbyterian Church at 350 Poplar Street.

Sun. 04/06/14

Sun. 04/06/14 The Scotland VFW will be hosting a Fish Fry on Sunday, April 6 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The menu consists of beer battered fish, coleslaw, salads, dinner roll, dessert, coffee and juice. This is a freewill offering.

Thu. 04/10/14

Thu. 04/10/14 The SHS Senior Class will be presenting their Senior Projects to the public on Thursday night, April 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the upstairs of the high school. Everyone is invited to attend and refreshments will be served.

Cheyenne River Reservation To Get Improved Water System

Its current system can't keep up with demand, but a more reliable water source is coming to the Cheyenne River Reservation.

Young Girls Thankful Out-Of-Control Car Missed Them

A Sioux Falls family was violently woken up by a car driving through their home, narrowly missing their two young girls.

Susan G. Komen CEO Tours South Dakota

The President and CEO of the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Dr. Judy Salerno, is visiting South Dakota for the first time.

Robbery Suspect Makes First Court Appearance

Two teenagers are charged in connection with Sioux Falls' latest armed robbery. But rather than boys, it turns out the ...

Lykken: 'We Told The Truth From Day One'

For the first time the Union County family connected to a 1971 cold case is speaking out about the search of their farm.

Deadly Crash Inspires Hy-Vee To Raise Money For Special Olympics

Some helpful smiles are turning a tragedy into hope while remembering two colleagues and friends.

Man Arrested For Kidnapping Two-Year-Old Daughter

A man visiting his daughter in Sioux Falls over Easter was arrested for taking the girl out of state without permission.

Brandon Police Search For Missing Teen

Brandon Police are searching for 17-year-old Miekayla Elva Wojciechowski.

Neighbor: 'God Protected' Little Girls In House/Garage Crash

"If you see the skid marks, they're well beyond the intersection."

Wanted Fugitive Caught Taking Selfies

Wanted fugitive Tyler Peneaux was arrested after posting selfies on Facebook

SD Lottery Board Relaxes Promotional Policy

The South Dakota Lottery's oversight board has voted to relax the promotions policy that governs licensed lottery operators.

Fund Set Up For Man Hurt In Motorcycle Crash

More than four days after he was discovered unconscious on the side of the road, a Garretson man continues to fight for his ...

Number Of Deer Hunting Licenses Could Be Reduced

The number of deer hunting licenses available in South Dakota for the upcoming season could be significantly reduced.

Prayer Vigil Scheduled For Brenda Hansen

The vigil is scheduled for 5:45 p.m. at 5605 W Misty Glen Place.

Faith Temple Church Giving Away Bread

The church will hand out 7,000 lbs. of bread.

Two Teenagers Arrested In Cubby's Robbery

Sioux Falls police arrest two connected to Monday's hold up.

Storm Center Update-Thursday AM

Showers will be ending this morning in eastern KELOLAND. Fire danger will be very high again this afternoon in many areas.

Rain On The Way

Rain On The Way

Storm Center Update- Wednesday AM

Look for scattered showers this morning, with scattered t-storms later today.

Dry Conditions Across KELOLAND

Even with our recent snowfall, Spring is off to a dry start.

Storm Center Update - Tuesday PM

Storm Center Update - Tuesday PM

Storm Center Update- Tuesday AM

A nice day is ahead and chances of rain will return late tonight and tomorrow.

KELOLAND Live Doppler HD Spring Special

No matter what's happening outside, our KELOLAND Meteorologists are always busy inside the Live Doppler HD storm center.

Looking Back At 2007 Watertown Flood

It's been seven years since heavy rains caused a flood of damage in Watertown and the surrounding area.

Storm Center Update - Monday PM

A surface high pressure over North Dakota will continue giving KELOLAND clear to mostly clear skies for tonight and most of...

Beautiful Weather Makes For A Good Holiday

Beautiful temperatures brought many people to parks across KELOLAND to celebrate the Easter holiday.

Storm Center Update - Sunday PM

Storm Center Update - Sunday PM

Storm Center Update - Sunday AM

Storm Center Update - Sunday AM

Storm Center Update - Saturday PM

Storm Center Update - Saturday PM

Augustana Competes At Drake Relays

Meritxell Delgado finished sixth in the women's 10,000-meter run.

South Dakota's Musa Fifth At Drake Relays

USD's Mubarik Musa finished fifth in the 10,000-meters at the Drake Relays.

CFB: Sioux Falls Nears End Of Spring Practice

The USF football team is looking to build on last year's 6-5 record.

Thursday Sports Broadcast

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

Thursday Night Scoreboard

Here are Thursday's results from across KELOLAND.

HSFB: Parkston's Reiff Verbally Commits To Iowa

Parkston junior Brady Reiff has verbally committed to play football at Iowa.

Fuld, Twins Top Rays 9-7

Sam Fuld has a pair of RBI doubles Thursday, helping the Twins beat his former team, 9-7.

Wednesday Sports Broadcast

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Augustana Eyes Fifth Straight Women's Golf Title

The Augustana women's golf team has won four straight NSIC championships.

CBB: Viger Named National Player Of The Week

Augustana's Tony Viger has been named the National Player of the Week.

Wednesday Night Scoreboard

Here are Wednesday's results from across KELOLAND.

CSB: SDSU Ends Skid With Sweep Of DWU

The SDSU softball team swept DWU Wednesday, 9-1 and 10-7.

CBB: SDSU Tops Dakota State 11-1

Eleven different SDSU players collected hits Wednesday, as the Jacks beat DSU, 11-1.

MBK: Huron's Decker Granted Release By USD

Huron native Justin Decker has been granted his release by South Dakota.

CFB: SDSU Finalizes 2014 Schedule

SDSU has completed its 2014 football schedule, agreeing on a contract with Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

Yankton Bids For International Archery Tournament

More than 60 countries will send archers to the 2015 Youth World Championships.

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