JUNE 19, 2023


AUCTION DETAILS & Property Description


LIVE & ONLINE! Attend in-person or register to bid online.

Auction location: Harold Thune Auditorium, 307 Kennedy Ave, Murdo, SD

Showing dates: 5/31 & 6/7 from 11am-1pm & 6/19 from 10am-12noon CST

Executive Summary: This full section of grassland provides excellent mid to late summer grazing already perfectly set up for rotational grazing with rural water in the center of the section that will put the pounds on calves or yearlings going to market or prepare them for a feeding program.  The fences are in great shape and it’s a turn key” grazing opportunity ready for cattle.  With Interstate 90 within five miles and local roads so close, you won’t find a more accessible in and out grazing place for cattle.  Don’t let this tract of land slip away from your operation. 


Dan Todd: (605) 494-0205

Tyson Hewitt: (605) 206-0034

Tanner Hewitt:  (605) 490-7952

Location & directions

Property Location: Jones County, Murdo SD 

Property Directions: One mile North and three miles West of Murdo, SD (3 miles west of the Golf Course) 


Murdo South Dakota is historically the HEAD OF THE NORTHWEST CATTLE TRAIL located at the crossroads of Interstate 90 and US Highway 83 conveniently and closely connecting today’s transportation accessibility to the South Dakota agricultural and livestock industry. 


This property is comprised of mostly rolling hills.


Wildlife in the area include deer, antelope, upland birds and fish in one of the dams. 


The soils on the property are comprised mostly of Lakoma Clay and Opal Clay with an average CPI rating of 42.18.


The property has historically been used as summer grass for cow/calf pairs.  


West River Lyman Jones rural water with meter pit in Southeast Quarter and piped to the center of section providing fresh water in large tire tank, surrounded by sorting and watering corral with well-maintained fences around each quarter to perfectly provide four (4) individual pastures developed for rotational grazing or could be modified to accommodate different herds. 


Well-maintained gravel road for 3 ½ miles from Murdo with the last one-half (½) mile being a very accessible section line to the Southeast corner of property.  


West River Lyman Jones rural water with meter pit in Southeast Quarter and piped to the center of section providing fresh water to a large tire tank, plus dams in the NE1/4, SE1/4 and SW1/4 fed by natural drainage.


West River Lyman Jones rural water and electric service lines in the section line bordering the South edge of the section which could be easily tapped into for electric service to the property.


Immediate possession available at closing or by arrangement following auction. 


The 2022 real estate taxes on the property are $1,266.78  

Legal Description

All of Section 32, Township 1 South, Range 28 EBHM, Jones County, South Dakota 

terms & Conditions


 The Preliminary Title Commitment is available online. An owner’s policy of title insurance will be provided with cost divided equally between Buyer and Seller.    

The property is being sold “as-is, where-is” and each bidder should conduct his/her own due-diligence related to the property.    

The bidder acknowledges that if a bid is submitted during the auction, the bid may become the high bid and therefore obligate the bidder to purchase the tract(s) or parcel(s) at the bid price.    

The minimum bid increase will be at the discretion of the Auctioneer. Bids will be recognized in the order received.   

Hewitt Land Company reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any reason. It also reserves the right to cancel an auction or remove any item or lot from this auction prior to the close of bidding. All decisions of Hewitt Land Company are final.   

The winning bidder will be required to complete, sign and return the real estate contract without modifications following the auction. The winning bidder will be required to provide 15% non-refundable earnest money deposit as stated in the contract. The purchaser will be responsible for any related fees. Should the winning bidder not comply within the stated time frame, he/she shall be held responsible.   

Both the winning bidder and Seller shall hold harmless Hewitt Land Company for any liabilities or expenses resulting from either Bidder’s or Seller’s failure to fulfill any obligations set forth in these Terms and Conditions.   

Property sells subject to seller confirmation.  At the conclusion of the auction successful bidders shall enter into a purchase agreement and deposit 15% nonrefundable earnest money with the balance due in certified funds upon closing, on or before August 1, 2023. Any early closing will be upon mutual consent. Property will be sold without buyer contingency of any kind. Have financial arrangements secured prior to bidding. Deeded property sold by legal description only.  Any survey required shall be at the expense of the buyer. All information has been derived from sources deemed reliable; however, neither Seller nor the Auctioneers/Brokers are making any guarantees or warranties, actual or implied. Property selling “As-is where is”. Inspect to the extent deemed necessary both on and off premises and use your own judgement when bidding. Announcements made at auction take precedence over any prior printed or oral representations.   

Possession: Immediate possession of property available at closing or by arrangement following auction. 

Title: Marketable title will be transferred by Warranty Deed and Assignment, subject to easements, restrictions, covenants and/or reservations of record. A title insurance policy will be provided by Seller and is available for your inspection prior to the auction.   

Taxes: The 2023 taxes shall be pro-rated to the date of closing. The 2024 taxes shall be the responsibility of the Purchaser 

Representation: Hewitt Land Company Represents the Sellers in this Transaction. Broker Participation is invited, (form and deadline required).   

Owner: Dan and Jeannell Scott 

Online Bids: Registrations for online bidders and Buyer’s Agents must be completed no later than 10 a.m. on June 18th, 2023.   

Tyson Hewitt

Broker Associate

Rapid City, SD Office

(605) 206-0034

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The information provided by Hewitt Land Company has been obtained from sources deemed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed or warranted by Hewitt Land Company or the sellers of these properties. It is the responsibility of the prospective buyer to independently confirm the accuracy and completeness of this information. Prospective buyers and advisors are encouraged to do their own due diligence in regard to tax, financial and legal matters, and to determine the suitability of a specific property to the buyer's needs. This offering is subject to errors, omissions, prior sale, price change, correction or withdrawal from the market without notice. All references are approximate. Any projections, opinions, assumptions, or estimates used are for example only and do not represent the current or future performance of the property. Sellers reserve the right to accept or reject any and all offers without liability to any buyer or cooperating broker. Fences may or may not be located along property borders.