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SDSU Land Sales

1. SDSU Highway 14 Bypass Property- Auction September 26th at 1:00 PM at the Brookings County Government Center

Sales Sheet for Hwy 14 Bypass Property- Open Houses on September 13th from 1:00 to 3:00 and on September 21st from 1:00 to 3:00. Other times available by appointment

Appraisal of Highway 14 Bypass Property- Property Appraisal adjusted to $1,560,000 to take into account sewer upgrade. Property will be sold as a single unit due to sewer upgrades

Sewer Upgrade Map- The 8 inch sewer line on 34th avenue is at capacity and must be upgraded to 15 inch sewer line for residential development

Sewer Upgrade estimate

Wellhead Protection Zone- Property does not appear to be in the wellhead protection zone based on the attached map but but buyers rely on their own judgement and information.

2. SDSU Volga Grasslands Property- Auction September 26th at 1:00 PM at the Brookings County Government Center

Sales Sheet with Property Information- Open House on September 13th from 10:00-12:00. Other times available by appointment.

Appraisal of SDSU Volga grasslands property and house and 7.3 acres to be sold as separate tracts- Note: House will need electrical reinstalled by Sioux Valley Energy. Price reduced from $140,000 to $127,260 to account for costs.

Wetland Easement on the Property

Grassland Easement on the Property

Existing Lease to be terminated after sale

3. Former Highmore Research Station- Auction: October 8th at 11:00 AM Highmore Auditorium
Property is occupied by a lessee. Tours by appointment only. Open houses will be scheduled this fall.

Sales Sheet

Appraisal of Highmore Property

Preliminary Survey Pending Approval- Farm land sold separate from 18.76 acre house site. Lot 4 is designated only for an easement for a weather station of 1 acre.

Survey Pending- Farm land and house site to be sold as separate tracts-

4. Lake County/Madison Surplus parcel- Auction Wednesday October 16th at 1:00 PM. County Commission Chambers

Sales Sheet- Coming Soon!

Appraisal Report

5. West River Ag Center- Rapid City, Fountain Hills for SDSU- Auction Winter of 2019 or 2020 exact date TBD. Pennington County Commission Chambers

Rapid City West River Ag Center Sales Sheet-Appraisal was two years old and a new appraisal is currently being completed.

Old Appraisal- West River Ag Center- A new appraisal is being conducted and price will be modified accordingly once completed.

Legal Notice

6. Watertown Surpuls abandoned railroad property-

Sales Sheet with Property Information- Lot 2 Sold on 7/17/19. Lot 1 still available


Plat of Property

Contact: Mike Lauritsen, Deputy Commissioner of School and Public Lands, 605-773-3303 or