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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.

Woman Sentenced For Using Someone's Personal Data

A South Dakota woman accused of using someone else's name and Social Security number to open bank accounts and receive debit...

SFPD, SFFR Face Off In Annual Blood Drive

It?s that time of year again, when the Sioux Falls Police Department and Sioux Fall fire Rescue face off in the Annual...

Florida Authorities Say One Police Officer Shot And Killed

Florida authorities say a police officer was shot and killed in Tarpon Springs early Sunday.

Holiday Express Running Full Steam Ahead In Hill City

The train takes a trip to the North Pole where Santa will be waiting. Each child will get to meet Santa.

Officer Involved Shooting Leaves One Dead

A person in Rapid City is dead after being shot by a police officer when they charged and threatened the officer with a knife.

The Boomer List: Sioux Falls

AARP South Dakota seeks Baby Boomers who have impacted Sioux Falls

Saturday Night Scoreboard: Dec. 20

Click to view the Saturday Night Scoreboard: Dec. 20

MBK: Augie Continues To Roll

The Augie men improved to 11-1 with win at Wayne St.

MBK: Ward Beats Buzzer, USF Beats SMSU

Charlie Ward's buzzer-beater helped the USF men top SMSU.

WBK: Ashley Leads Augie Past No. 15 Wayne St.

The Augustana women upset the #15 Wildcats on the road.

WBK: Cougars Pounce On Mustangs

The USF women cruised past SMSU at home.

Sunday Boredom Busters

Santa at Christmas at the Western Mall

The Boomer List: Sioux Falls

AARP South Dakota invites Sioux Falls Baby Boomers to enter a contest

Police: Two NYC Cops Dead In Shooting

Police say one New York City officer has died after being shot inside a patrol car and a second officer is in critical condition.

Police Brutality Protesters Rally At Mall Of America

Demonstrators filled the Mall of America rotunda and chanted "Black lives matter" to protest police brutality.

Rapid City Man Dead After Three Vehicle Crash

A Rapid City man is dead after a three vehicle crash on Friday just south of Rapid City.

N. Korea Proposes Joint Probe Over Sony Hacking

North Korea has proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Man Gets Two Years For Unregistered Firearm Charge

A federal judge in South Dakota has sentenced a California man to two years in prison for having an unregistered firearm.

Soviet Threat To Santa? No Way, Said JFK In 1961

The Kennedy Presidential Library wants to remind the world that not even the threat of thermonuclear conflict can stop Santa Claus

Huron Man Claims Wild Card 2 $6,000 Prize

A Huron man has claimed a Wild Card 2 prize worth $6,000.

Dense Fog Surrounds SE KELOLAND

A dense fog is surrounding the Sioux Falls area.

Storm Center Update - Sunday AM

Storm Center Update - Sunday AM

Storm Center Update - Saturday PM

Storm Center Update - Saturday PM

Storm Center Update - Saturday AM

Storm Center Update - Saturday AM

Will It Be A White Christmas?

With the Christmas holiday only a week away, many of you are wondering whether you'll have a White Christmas.

Storm Center Update - Friday PM

Cloudy skies dominate KELOLAND again today.

Storm Center Update - Friday AM

Storm Center Update - Friday AM

Storm Center Update - Thursday PM

Skies are cloudy in central and eastern KELOLAND and likely to stay that way not only tonight ? but for much of the foreseeable...

Storm Center Update - Thursday AM

Storm Center Update - Thursday AM

Snow Prediction Update

Cold air has returned to KELOLAND; fortunately, we're getting a brief break from the snow.

Storm Center Update- Wednesday AM

Look for a slow warming trend the next few days with some rain or snow possible early next week.

Looking At Chances Of A White Christmas

With the recent snow, what are the chances of us having a White Christmas?

Ice And Snow Knocks Out Power In Pipestone

All of the snow and ice toppled power lines, leaving hundreds of homes and businesses in the dark in Pipestone County.

Snow Totals From Sunday and Monday

Snowfall totals varied greatly across South Dakota. Pickstown in Charles Mix County was the biggest "winner" with 8 ...

Storm Center Update- Tuesday AM

Look for slick roads this morning and chilly temps today in the upper teens to lower 20s.

Temperatures Returning To 20s And 30s

December weather is back.

Ice Causes Power Outages Across KELOLAND

Power lines are being weighed down by ice and strong winds, causing some outages across the region.

Roads Slippery Due To Snow And Ice

As you get ready to leave work and head home, you will want to check road conditions in your area.

Chad Greenway's Father Passes Away

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway's father dies following two-year battle with leukemia

Saturday Sports Broadcast

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Saturday Night Scoreboard: Dec. 20

Click to view the Saturday Night Scoreboard: Dec. 20

MBK: Augie Continues To Roll

The Augie men improved to 11-1 with win at Wayne St.

MBK: Ward Beats Buzzer, USF Beats SMSU

Charlie Ward's buzzer-beater helped the USF men top SMSU.

WBK: Ashley Leads Augie Past No. 15 Wayne St.

The Augustana women upset the #15 Wildcats on the road.

WBK: Cougars Pounce On Mustangs

The USF women cruised past SMSU at home.

Scheels IcePlex Hosting First Tournament

The Scheels IcePlex is opening its door to 15 teams from three different states for the hockey arena's first tournament

Youth Hockey Takes Over The IcePlex

Today the Sioux Falls Youth Hockey Association is hosting the first ever hockey tournament at the Scheels IcePlex.

KELOLAND SportsZone: Dec. 19

Click to view the KELOLAND SportsZone: Dec. 19

KELOLAND Powerhouse Plays: Dec. 19

Click to view KELOLAND Powerhouse Plays: Dec. 19

WBK: Tigers Fall To Concordia, 100-70

Concordia women pull away from DWU in second half.

MBK: Tigers Top The Bulldogs, 91-78

Long-range attack leads DWU men past Concordia.

MBK: SDSU Downs Bakersfield, 53-49

South Dakota State struggled against Bakersfield but hung on for its sixth straight win, a 53-49 victory over the Roadrunners.

HCK: Fargo Blanks The Stampede, 2-0.

The Fargo Force scored two power play goals to down the Herd 2-0 Friday at the Scheels Arena.

Friday Night Scoreboard

Here are Friday's results from across KELOLAND.

AP Source: Rockets Acquire Timberwolves' Brewer

A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to trade...

Vikings Rookie Barr To Have Minor Knee Surgery

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr will have minor surgery on his knee to address an injury that has kept him out of the...

WBK: USD Blasts Saint Mary 115-51

The USD women's basketball team scored a school record 115 points in Thursday night's win over Saint Mary.

MBK: SDSU Outlasts Idaho State In O.T. 75-72

George Marshall scored 15 points in his SDSU debut, as the Jacks beat Idaho State, 75-72 in overtime.

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