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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.

First Look At Evidence Taken From Lykken Farm In 2004 Search

For the first time, we’re getting a look at the items that were taken from the Lykken farm in Union County a decade ago.

Two-Year-Old Safe After Kidnapping

Authorities arrested 24-year-old Jared Swets in Idaho.

Car Crashes Into SF House

We're looking into a car versus house crash in southeastern Sioux Falls near Blauvelt Ave.

Faith Temple Church Giving Away Bread

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

Two Women Arrested In Cubby's Robbery

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

Dayton Ups Amount Of Surplus He's Willing To Spend

Dayton said Thursday he made the offer to top lawmakers "in the spirit of accommodation."

SD Airport Wants Help From Hunters To Cull Geese

Airport deputy director Pete Girtz says the number of geese flocking to the area in late fall and early spring has increased.

SD Capital City Students Planting Trees

South Dakota's capital city is getting more of the Black Hills in its urban forest.

Russell Street Construction A Problem For Local Business

Russell Street construction continues and it is having an impact on local businesses.

Ways To Save And Earn Extra Cash At Kingswood

The Kingswood Rummage sale kicks off this week.

Wildlife Agency Darts Mountain Lion At SD Home

A wildlife official says a mountain lion that was found in a tree at a Spearfish home was tranquilized and later released...

Thursday Morning Business Brief

Investors are disappointed by the latest round of earnings from U.S. companies.

USD Students To Perform Comedic Contemporary Opera

The University of South Dakota Opera will perform the comedy "Too Many Sopranos."

SD Sex Offender Gets 18 Months For Not Registering

A convicted sex offender in South Dakota has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for failing to register with local authorities.

RV Battery Thieves Hitting Pennington County

It's investigating a rash of thefts targeting batteries in RVs around the county.

Iowa State Data Breach Has SDSU Examining Security

SDSU is re-evaluating their methods of data security after a major breach is discovered at Iowa State University.

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.

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

Free Severe Weather Awareness Training Offered

Free Severe Weather Awareness Training is being offered to the public.

Storm Center Update - Saturday AM

Storm Center Update - Saturday AM

Augustana Eyes Fifth Straight Women's Golf Title

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

Wednesday Sports Broadcast

Click the video player to view Wednesday's sports broadcast.

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.

Tuesday Sports Broadcast

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

Price, Rays Top Twins 7-3

David Price tossed his first complete game of the season, as Tampa Bay beat Minnesota, 7-3.

CSB: South Dakota Splits With Iowa State

South Dakota tallied 17 runs, but settled for a split with Iowa State on the softball diamond.

CBB: Augustana's 11-Game Win Streak Snapped

Minot State ended Augustana's 11-game win streak Tuesday, winning game one, 9-8 in eight innings.

CSB: Trautmann Making History

Augustana Junior Jenelle Trautmann talks about breaking the school's home run record.

Tuesday Night Scoreboard

Here are Tuesday's results from across KELOLAND.

CBB: Northern State Sweeps Winona State

The Northern State baseball team blanked Winona State in the opener, 1-0, before blasting the Warriors, 11-2.

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