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Ipswich School District
The Community The Ipswich School District is located in eastern Edmunds County, South Dakota, and the City of Ipswich serves as the county seat for Edmunds County. The Ipswich School District includes Mina Lake with its opportunities for water sports and lake living. The City of Ipswich, population 943, is a full-service community located at the crossroads of US Highway 12 and South Dakota Highway 45. The Ipswich area is blessed with rich farmland with farming, ranching, and agribusiness dominating the economics of the area. Great Lakes Ethanol Plant opened in June 2008 with a 100 million gallon per year production goal. Health services include: Sanford Health Clinic, Golden Living Center, health and fitness site, physical therapy, chiropractic and dental offices, pharmacy services, several day care facilities, and the Tiger Post after school care program. There are several churches: Baptist, Catholic, Lutheran, UCC and Wesleyan, as well as a Catholic Elementary School. The City of Aberdeen, South Dakota's third largest city just 26 miles east of Ipswich, is home to Northern State University and Presentation College. A wide array of recreational opportunities are available in the Ipswich community including: a community swimming pool, summer baseball and softball leagues, Ipswich Soccer Association programs, active 4H clubs, Trail Days rodeo/bullarama/concert sponsored by the Commercial Club, and summer golf league. In the fall of the year, the area provides many opportunities for hunting pheasant, waterfowl and deer.