AUCTION on September 19

Landmark Realty logoVintage Cars, Boats, Vintage Parts & Vehicles Auction
Friday, September 19, 2014 at 1:00pm
North edge of Dell Rapids on Hwy 77

In order to settle the Estate of Steve Sparhawk, we will offer the following personal property

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  • 1999 Dodge Stratus, 4 door, good shape, new rubber, 201,000 miles
  • 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan, quad seating, good condition, 167,000 miles
  • 2001 Mazda Protégé, sun roof, 4 door, 5 speed, 182,000 miles
  • 2001 Dodge Laramie, ext. cab, short box, Cummins diesel, 6 speed, 267,000 miles
  • 1975 Mercedes, runs
  • 1967 Mercedes, 4 door, runs
  • 1978 Mercedes turbo diesel
  • 1979 Mercedes model 116, runs
  • 1976 Mercedes, runs
  • 1941 Ford on S10 Blazer chassis, restoration needs to be completed
  • 18 ft wooden boat w/ trailer
  • McCullock fiberglass boat, 16 ft
  • 1987 Excel 28-5 fifth wheel camper, new flooring, resealed roof
  • 17 ft fiberglass cubic cruiser
  • 1971 Venture, 21 ft fiberglass sail boat
  • 1970 Coastal Recreation,16 ft sail boat
  • 20 ft wood boat, needs restoration, 1950’s era
  • 12 ft row boat
  • 8 ft wood boat
  • 14 ft canoe
  • Fiberglass canoe
  • Leather bound canoe
  • 14’ Crestliner w/ 5 HP Evinrude outboard motor

Tools, Parts, Misc: Onan generators; 3800 GM motor (good motor); 4.3 Chevy motor w/ trans; Good 4 cyl MerCruiser; 2 1950’s Chrystler flathead, 6 cyl boat motors; 4 bolt main, small block Chevy short block; 6 cyl Ford marine motor; 350 Chevy motor w/ trans; 4 cyl Detroit Diesel model D129, marine engine w/ gear box; 351 Ford motor; Industrial air compressor; Fiberglass canoe; Radial arm saw; Cherry picker; Engine stand; Bar clamps; Old boat carbs; Many misc hand tools; Cordless tools; Sanders; JD garden tiller; 6” wood planer; Rolls of fiberglass; Upholstery fabric; Many misc old Mercedes parts; Many old boat parts; Cables; Steering wheels & cables; 110 AC arc welder; Bench vises; Many boat props including many brass & brass 4 blade; Bench grinder; Pro-lift cycle jack; Outboard motor hoods; Drill press; 110 wire feed welder; Leg vise; Paint guns; Craftsman band saw; Performance 5 drawer rolling chest; Router table; 5 HP pressure washer; Portable sand blaster; Centry 230 amp arc welder; Gilson 26” snowblower; Many more items & nautical items.

Boat Motor Collection: Over 60 outboard boat motors including Caille, Hiawatha, Evinrude, Johnson, Champion, Martin, Montgomery Ward, Sea King, Scott Atwater, Mercury & more.

Auctioneers Note: If you are a collector, there are some rare, hard to find boat motors. Also many hard to find parts for old boats. Be sure to attend. For more pictures and info, please visit our website at

Auction Arranged & Conducted By:
Lee Burggraff – LandMark Realty & Auction, Inc. – 605/428-3909 or 605/366-1673
Dean Gulbranson – Gulbranson Auction Services – 605/695-0133

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Job Opening – Finance Officer for City of Dell Rapids

The City of Dell Rapids is seeking a professional candidate for the full time position of Finance Officer.  The Finance Officer is appointed by and serves on behalf of the Dell Rapids Mayor and City Council.  The position handles all statutory aspects of the City Finance Office as well as overseeing and maintaining the fiscal management of all City funds, investments, annual budgeting, elections administration, licensing, record keeping of city minutes ordinances and resolutions and other duties as described within the Job Description. Desired Minimum Qualifications; 1)  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, business, or public administration, or a closely related field 2) Three years of progressively responsible accounting work 3) Experience in government and fund accounting preferred. Exempt position. Starting salary is based on qualifications. An application and a job description may be obtained at Dell Rapids City Hall, or online at Please direct any questions to Justin Weiland, City Administrator, at 428-3595 or  All applications must be received at Dell Rapids City Hall on or before September 19, 2014. Completed application, resume and cover letter with three professional references is necessary to be considered for the Finance Officer position.