Located in south central South Dakota, Winner is the eptiomy of 'small town America,' where everyone knows your name, where people are valued and take pride in their community. It is the county seat of Tripp County, with a population of 3,137.
The superior quality of life in Winner is exemplified by our excellent school system, wonderful neighborhoods, and many recreational opportunities. Our outdoor and hunting traditions are second to none and our area offers some of the finest pheasant, turkey, deer and grouse hunting the world over.
The main source of income and backbone of the community is found in agriculture, but Winner is also a good place to do business, having the best utility rates in the state. Over 300 businesses are active in the Winner community.
The Winner School district is rated level 1 by the South Dakota Division of Education with the High School accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and High Schools.
Winner is home to a Regional Healthcare Center and two modern assisted living centers. Recent capital improvements in the city include a new main street, a new 4,500 foot concrete runway at the airport, and a new Fire Hall/Ambulance building facility with training room.
The Winner area is a great source for social and recreational enjoyment for the whole family. We pride ourselves on having a warm, small town environment with activities you would find in the big city. The open prairie provides a fabulous backdrop for unlimited opportunities for biking, golfing, hunting and many more recreational activities, including one of the few Drive In movie theatres left in the United States! Our climate allows you to enjoy and appreciate each season, with plenty to do year round.