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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.

Sioux Falls Church Rebounding After Flood

The Christ Community Church lost its physical building, but that isn't stopping worship.

IA Authorities Find Suspect After Extensive Search

Northwest Iowa authorities have caught up with a man accused of fighting with police during a traffic stop on Saturday.

CWS: Jacks Take Down Drake, 2-1.

At the 52-minute mark, SDSU junior Madison Yueill scored the game-winning goal off a penalty kick.

MLB: Twins Hold On To Top Astros, 7-5

Miguel Sano homered and Ervin Santana struck out 10 to earn his first home win.

CWS: North Dakota 4, South Dakota 0

South Dakota, who is 0-4-0, had 16 attacking opportunities, led by senior Taylor Nivala?s four shots.

SD Volunteers To Help With Red Cross Wildfire Response

The American Red Cross is dispatching two South Dakotans to help with wildfire relief efforts in the western United States.

Poker Run Raises More Than $10,000 For Children's Home Society

Riders with Those Guys ABATE presented a donation check to the Children's Home Society on Sunday.

Church Members Worship At Different Location Following Flood

Sunday is usually a day for worship at churches. For Christ Community in Sioux Falls, it's been a difficult Sunday.

Missing Hiker Found In Sierra Nevada Recovering From Surgery

The family of a woman who was rescued after being stranded in the rugged Sierra Nevada for nine days says she is recovering from s

White House Says Mount McKinley To Be Renamed Denali

President Barack Obama says he's changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali.

Service Pays Tribute To Slain Television Reporter, Cameraman

Community religious leaders have gathered to remember two television journalists who were shot and killed last week.

Reward Offered In South Dakota's Meeker Ranch Vandalism Case

A $500 reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the vandals who damaged a historic ...

California Beach Reopens After Hammerhead Shark Sighting

A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a shark was seen circling kayakers.

Authorities Identify Fan Who Died After Fall From Upper Deck

Authorities in Georgia have released the identity of the fan who plunged to his death from an upper deck at Turner Field ...

'Awakenings' Author, Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies At 82

An author and neurologist who explored the wonders of the human brain in books like "Awakenings" has died. Dr. Oliver Sacks was 82

Endangered Pallid Sturgeon Stocked In Missouri River

Wildlife officials are continuing their efforts to restore the endangered pallid sturgeon to the Missouri River.

SD Man Convicted Of Sex, Abuse Charges Gets 15 Years

A South Dakota man convicted of sexually abusing a child at the Rosebud Indian Reservation has been sentenced to 15 years in priso

Sioux Falls Cleans Up After Flood

The rain may be gone, but the cleanup continues this weekend in Sioux Falls.

Aberdeen Firefighters Fill The Boot For Fundraiser

Money raised in the event goes to research, as well as supports programs like MDA Summer Camp.

Suspect Fights With Police, Hides In NW Iowa Cornfield

Authorities search northwest Iowa field for suspect who fought with police officer

Storm Center Update - Sunday PM

Storm Center Update - Sunday PM

Sioux Falls Cleans Up After Flood

The rain may be gone, but the cleanup continues this weekend in Sioux Falls.

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

Looking Back To 1993 Flood

Many of you probably remember the flood from May 1993. It's easy to compare what happened last night to that event.

Storm Center Update: Friday PM

Your afternoon forecast for Friday, August 28

Storm Center Update- Friday AM

Rain will end today with warmer drier weather in the forecast.

Storm Center Update - Thursday PM

Storm Center Update - Thursday PM

Storm Center Update- Thursday AM

Rain is likely the next 36 hours across KELOLAND, with best chances of heavy rain found in the southeast.

Warming Temperatures Could Bring Rainfall

The European model is close to the American with the heaviest rain in eastern and southeast KELOLAND.

Storm Center Update: Wednesday PM

Your afternoon forecast for Wednesday, August 26

Storm Center Update- Wednesday AM

Warmer weather is likely today in KELOLAND with rain on the way tomorrow.

Relief For Wildfire Crews In Sight

Crews have been battling fires for more than a month, but as we start September relief is on the way.

Storm Center Update - Tuesday PM

We?re enjoying another pleasantly cool day across KELOLAND. Skies are clear and there is only a light breeze, with temps in the lo

Storm Center Update-Tuesday AM

Look for thunderstorms later this week and warmer weather in the long-range forecast.

A Taste Of Fall Temperatures In August

Despite plenty of sunshine this afternoon, temperatures remained below average with highs mainly in the 70s.

Storm Center Update - Monday PM

High pressure will be camped over eastern South Dakota, which will allow the heat of the day to radiate back to outer space.

Storm Center Update- Monday AM

The weather looks quiet to start the week, but chances of rain will increase late Thursday into Friday.

Storm Center Update - Sunday PM

Storm Center Update - Sunday PM

KELOLAND Sports/Yankton Press & Dakotan HSFB Polls: Aug. 31st

2015 Week one rankings from KELOLAND Sports and Yankton Press & Dakotan.

Sunday Sports Broadcast

Sunday's 10 p.m. Sports Broadcast

CWS: Jacks Take Down Drake, 2-1.

At the 52-minute mark, SDSU junior Madison Yueill scored the game-winning goal off a penalty kick.

MLB: Twins Hold On To Top Astros, 7-5

Miguel Sano homered and Ervin Santana struck out 10 to earn his first home win.

CWS: North Dakota 4, South Dakota 0

South Dakota, who is 0-4-0, had 16 attacking opportunities, led by senior Taylor Nivala?s four shots.

Fund Set Up In Honor Of Vikings Stadium Worker Who Died

A fund has been set up in memory of the construction worker who died last week in a fall at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium ...

NFL: Vikings Double Up Cowboys, 28-14.

Teddy Bridgewater completed all seven of his passes for 76 yards in the win.

Saturday Sports Broadcast

Saturday's 10 p.m. Sports Broadcast

CVB: SDSU Loses to Iowa

Mikala Hora leads Jackrabbits in the three set loss.

CVB: Coyotes Shut Down At Rumble In The Rockies

The South Dakota volleyball played well but came up short in the Wyoming showcase.

Gibson Pitches Twins Past Astros 3-0

Kyle Gibson pitched five-plus inning in the Twins' 3-0 win over Houston.

KELOLAND Sportszone: August 28th, 2015

Click the video player to view Friday Night's KELOLAND Sportzone.

Friday Night Scoreboard

Here are Friday's results from across KELOLAND.

HSFB: Canistota vs. Dell Rapids St. Mary

This weeks viewers' choice game of the week is Canistota at Dell Rapids St. Mary.

HSFB Friday Night Scoreboard

Scores for SD High School Football

CFB: SDSU Promotes Eidsness To Associate Head Coach

The SDSU football team has promoted longtime assistant Eric Eidsness to associate head coach.

CVB: SDSU Opens Season With Loss To Pacific

The SDSU volleyball team opened the season with a 3-0 loss to Pacific on Friday, at the NIU Invitational in Illinois.

Friday Night Football Is Back

We're covering 10 games for KELOLAND SportsZone, including a livestream of 11AA Yankton at Brookings starting at 7 p.m.

CFB: Augustana Looks To Contend In Competitive NSIC

The Augustana football team finished 6-5 last season, but lost three games by six points or less.

Thursday Sports Broadcast

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

Repko Extends Hit Streak As Canaries Stop Saltdogs

Jason Repko extended his hit streak to eight games with a solo home run Thursday, as Sioux Falls beat Lincoln, 5-4.

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