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15,533.51+/- Acres Dundy County, Nebraska Selling in 4 Tracts On Our UNRESERVED ONLINE AUCTION December 1, 2022 Bidding opens November 17, 2022, and ends December 1, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. MST The bidding increments will be $50/acre. The final sale price will be calculated based on total acres times the highest bid. Real Estate Agent reserves the right to adjust bidding increments. Check back for dates of an OPEN HOUSE & RANCH TOUR coming up before the auction Plan to Attend the Informational Meeting & Auction: American Legion 710 W 1st Avenue Benkelman, NE BigIron Realty Agents will be at the American Legion Building in Benkelman, NE, on December 1, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. MST until the conclusion of the online auction. Please come during the times scheduled to discuss the farm. BigIron Realty Representatives will be there to assist Buyers with registering to bid online. You do not have to be present to bid online, but you are required to be available by phone. BIDDING PROCESS: You may place bids on this Ranch for 14 days beginning November 17, 2022, and ending December 1, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. MST. This unreserved online auction features bidding extensions. The closing times will be automatically extended when any of the coupled tracts receives a bid in the last 5 minutes and close simultaneously when none of the tracts receive a bid for 5 minutes. This will allow bidders to monitor each tract without the fear of missing out on any other tract. NOTE: Do not wait until the day the auction closes to register to bid online. All bidders must be approved to bid, so register at least 24 hours prior to the auction close or call 800-887-8625 for assistance. *Auctioneers Note* The legendary 15,533.51+/- acre Krutsinger Ranch, has been owned by the family for many generations, will be sold at auction on December 1, 2022. It surrounds Rock Creek State Fish Hatchery and Rock Creek State Recreation Area. It starts at Parks, NE, on the north side of Hwy 34 and runs north/northwest for approximately 10 miles. The owner has been haying parts of this Ranch. All tracts are located approximately 15 miles west of Benkelman by taking Highway 34 or the scenic River Road. The Ranch has an oil lease in place, and the current owner will cooperate with the buyers to transfer all oil leases, to the new owner. Also, all other mineral rights, if any, will go with the land. See the Attachment Below for the History of the Krutsinger Ranch Tract 1: 586+/- Acres (River Pasture) General Description: This tract is bordered by Highway 34 on the south and the RR Tracks on the north. It consists of 586+/- acres of grassland and is very scenic with excellent access. It has the Republican River running through it from end to end. There is a stock well/windmill on this tract. This smaller tract gives everyone the opportunity of a lifetime to own a Sandhills Ranch or if you are just interested in purchasing some great outdoor recreation area. It may just be the Ranch you've been dreaming of owning. Note: Also, a very small acreage, approximately 3 acres just north of the bridge and on the west side of 328 Avenue, is not part of this offering and does not sell with the tract. 2021 Taxes: $2,741.80 Legal Descriptions: See the attachment below for complete legal descriptions and acreages. Tract 2: 2,822.74+/- Acres (Feedlot) General Description: A portion of this tract was farmed at one time and has since been planted back to grass. Submersible wells provides water throughout with all underground water pipes feeding several stock tanks. One of the water lines in Section 4-1-39 of tract 3 runs to the NW corner of Section 10-1-39 in tract 2. It shall be the responsibility of the Buyer of tract 3 to cut off the waterline to tract 2 if he so chooses. There is a grow yard or feedyard on this property with numerous pens, and it has flat bottom feed bunks with a loading chute. Other improvements include a square wall building, working facilities, metal gates, and a submersible well, providing water throughout. Red Shed: There is floor heat in the red shed building. This red shed has a finished office and a restroom and storage above. It is an extra nice building with new overhead door openers on both sides. To the southwest of this red shed is storage for equipment. There is a nice size cemented building to the northwest that also provides ample storage for your equipment. Also included is a lean-to commodity building for corn and distillers. Tract 2 has excellent gravel road access. If you are looking for a nice size ranch to get you started or in addition to your current ranching operation, then this is it! 2021 Taxes: $14,592.91 Legal Descriptions: See the attachment below for complete legal descriptions and acreages. Tract 3: 11,404.77+/- Acres (Main Ranch) General Description: The Main Ranch has 11,404.77+/- acres with a brick ranch house (needs work) a master log cabin that is furnished and move-in ready, as well as a large barn. This tract surrounds the Rock Creek State Fish Hatchery and Rock Creek State Recreation Area. Rock Creek runs through the property from north to south. Locals say that they have not seen Rock Creek ever go dry. There are numerous small ponds throughout the Ranch that are stocked with largemouth bass. The hunting on this Ranch is phenomenal. Mule deer, Whitetail deer, and wild turkey are abundant. There are several submersible wells with miles of all underground water pipes that feed approximately 60 stock tanks throughout the Ranch. Water makes a ranch, so this Ranch is a dandy! The fences on this Ranch are mostly four and five-wire and built with hedge posts which are second to none. A portion of the fence has been replaced and built new in the last few years. It has many cross fences with warm and cool season grasses. The grass on this Ranch is exceptional as there has always been a minimal amount of livestock grazing these pastures. The Ranch and pastures have been very well managed over the years. Also included is a quarter of ground in the SW ¼ of Section 17-2-39, that is currently enrolled in the CREP Program. This contract is set to expire this year, therefore, it is up for re-enrollment, and the current owner has an application in place for a 10-year renewal at a current bid of $168.00 per acre. The exact CREP acres are yet to be determined by the Dundy County FSA because, on this particular quarter, a new oil well was recently drilled and cased. All mineral rights the current owner has, will be transferred to the new owner. It has an inoperable center pivot and panel box with an electric motor still in place on this quarter. Take a look, and you will see that this spread may soon be your Ranch Headquarters. 2021 Taxes: $63,515.71 Legal Descriptions: See the attachment below for complete legal descriptions and acreages. Tract 4:720+/- Acres (The Pivots) General Description: There are 4 active center pivots on the northeast part of the Ranch, with 3 pivots on the north side of the road and one on the south side. They are described as follows: #5 Pivot is just north of the building site in Section 8-2-39. It’s an older Valley pivot with a 60 Hp electric motor. It was planted to soybeans in 2022. There is no fertilizer tank with this pivot. #1 Pivot is in the NW ¼ of Section 8-2-39. It’s an older Reinke pivot with a Valley panel box and updated tower boxes. It has a 75 Hp electric motor and was planted to corn in 2022. #2 Pivot is in the SW ¼ of Section 8-2-39. It’s an older Valley pivot, has a 60 Hp electric motor, and was planted to cane in 2022. #3 Pivot is in the NW ¼ of Section 17-2-39 is on the south side of the road. It’s a newer Valley pivot with a 75 Hp electric motor. It was planted to corn in 2022. There is also a building site on this tract on the E ½ of Section 8-2-39 that has a nice ranch-style home and outbuildings. There is a modern steel building designed for working calves and a hydraulic chute that will sell right along with the property. Note: If tracts 3 and 4 sell to two different Buyers, the Seller will provide the Buyer of tract 4 the dollar amount necessary to drill a new submersible well for the building site, as it is currently fed water from a well on tract 3. It will then be the responsibility of the Buyer of tract 3 to disconnect the water line to tract 4. 2021 Taxes: $16,387.02 Legal Descriptions: See the attachment below for complete legal descriptions and acreages. Possession: Full possession will be March 1, 2023. Owner: Carol Krutsinger (Ron Krutsinger-Deceased) Attorney for Krutsinger Ranches LLC: Michael Lafleur, Peetz, Koerwitz, and Lafleur, PC LLO For more information, contact listing agents: John Buhl 402-649-3750 or Ron Stock 402-649-3705 Terms: The successful Buyers will be required to enter into a written purchase agreement immediately after the sale with a 10% non-refundable down payment. The earnest deposit can be made by a personal check, company check, or wire transfer. Closing will take place on December 30, 2022, for tract 3 and January 3, 2023 for tracts 1, 2, and 4, with the balance of the purchase price to be paid at closing or as determined by the Seller. Seller will provide marketable title to the Buyer, evidenced by title insurance; the title insurance and closing costs are split 50/50 between the Buyer and Seller. The Seller will pay the 2022 real estate taxes, and the Buyer will pay the 2023 real estate taxes. The property will not be sold subject to financing. Bidding increments may be changed at the discretion of the Real Estate Agent. Please have all financial arrangements made prior to the auction. The written purchase agreement, to be signed by the Seller and Buyer after the auction, is the sole and controlling document of this sale and supersedes any and all other terms, whether verbal, written, expressed, or implied, and shall be the sole and controlling document for this real estate transaction. BigIron Realty is working for the Seller.


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