Watertown City Council approves scoreboard purchases for Prairie Lakes Ice Arena  (Audio)

June 20, 2023
Miike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–The purchase of scoreboards for Watertown’s new Prairie Lakes Ice Arena were approved by the city council at Tuesday’s meeting.

The center-hung scoreboard and two end-of-rink scoreboards come at a pricetag of just over $400,000, which includes installation costs by Stein Sign Company.

Arena Manager Scott Gloe says they worked with Brookings-based Daktronics to sell five-year sponsorship agreements on the new scoreboards….

GLOE (:29) Q: in the new arena.

Mayor Ried Holien says the center-hung scoreboard in particular has revenue-generating potential….

SCOREBOARD 1 (:39) Q: in years to come.

The $36.4 million ice arena is expected to open in late 2023.