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Public Notices 2-28-08 Continued

By Staff | Feb 28, 2008

BLUE EARTH AREA SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES

I.S.D. #2860

February 11, 2008

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of the Blue Earth Area, I.S.D.# 2860 was held on Monday, February 11, 2008 in the Frost Community Center, Frost, MN.

Present were School Board members: M. Eckhardt, T. Cahill, D. Fellows, V.Hanson, J. Haugh and E. Johanson.

Absent: F. Bly

Also attending were Supt. Brandsoy, members of the press, staff and public.

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Eckhardt, Acting Chairperson. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. On a Hanson/Haughl motion the Board approved the amended agenda.

Public Input: none

The minutes of the January 14, 2008 regular meeting were approved on a Johanson/Fellows motion.

On a Johanson/Haugh motion eight transfers/wires and payment of bills in the amount of $1,414,393.64 were approved.

Eckhardt congratulated Blue Earth Schools Triple A winners Logan Becker and Meagan Grandgenett during her Chairperson’s report.

Superintendent Brandsoy gave his report.

Committee report was given by Johanson who attended the most recent SPEC meeting.

Principal reports were given by McGuire and Eustice, Grant absent due to parent/teacher conferences.

Action Items:

Member Hanson introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption: Resolution recognizing February as Kindness Month at each elementary site. The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Member Fellows and upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof-Cahill, Haugh, Hanson, Eckhardt, Fellows, Johanson, The following voted against: none. Whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.

Brandsoy presented an update on Elementary portion of the School Improvement Plan.

Eustice presented an update and handout regarding Project Lead the Way. The application for grant funding from the Kern Foundation has been approved.

On a Johanson/Haugh motion, the Board approved the 2007-08 Non-Certified Seniority List as presented. Unanimous approval.

Member Haugh introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption: Resolution that Independent School District 2860 acknowledges that the property located at the Southeast Corner of the Southeast Quarter of Section 19 in Township 102 North, Range 25 west, running thence North 8 rods, thence West 8 rods, thence South 8 rods, thence East 8 rods to the point of beginning, is not utilized for school purposes, has not been utilized for school purposes since at least 1951, recognizes the right of reversion of title to the current owners of the property who are: Paul Olson, Charles Olson, Wayne Olson and Lila Mae Laugen. The District also authorizes the execution of a Quit Claim Deed to the current property owners. The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Member Cahill and upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof-Cahill, Haugh, Hanson, Eckhardt, Fellows, Johanson, The following voted against: none. Whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.

Brandsoy presented an update on 2007/08 enrollments, also updating the Board on enrollment projections for 2008/09.

On a Hanson/Cahill motion, the Board approved contracts for Dar Holmseth, Community Education Director and Rob Norman, Activities Director/DAPE. Unanimous approval.

On a Fellows/Haugh motion, the Board approved the Student Teaching Agreement with Minnesota State University/ Mankato. Unanimous approval.

Brandsoy read a Thank You note from I. Hodgdon, thanking the BEAS for installing handrails at the High School site (this installation was made possible by a donation from the Dickman family).

On a Johanson/Hanson motion, the Board adjourned at 7:40 p.m. Unanimous approval.

Respectfully submitted,

Dawn Y. Fellows, Clerk

February 25, 2008

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

Date: February 14, 2008

YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:

1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated January 30, 2004, executed by BRUCE J. TONN, a single person, (“Mortgagor”), to WELLS FEDERAL BANK, fsb, (“Mortgagee”), and recorded on February 3, 2004, as Document Number 326101, in the Office of the County Recorder of Faribault County, Minnesota.

2. The Mortgage has been assigned as follows: No assignments.

3. The original principal amount secured by the Mortgage was: $41,000.00

4. No action or proceeding at law is now pending to recover the debt secured by the Mortgage, or any part thereof.

5. The holder of the Mortgage has complied with all conditions precedent to acceleration of the debt secured by the Mortgage and foreclosure of the Mortgage, and all notice and other requirements of applicable statutes.

6. At the date of this notice the amount due on the Mortgage, and taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage is: Forty Thousand Two Hundred Thirty-two and 74/100ths Dollars ($40,232.74).

7. Pursuant to the power of sale in the Mortgage, the Mortgage will be foreclosed, and the land described as follows:

Commencing at a point on the North line of the East 75 feet of Lot 5 in Block 14, according to the recorded Plat of the Village of Winnebago City, 62 feet East of the Northwest corner of said Lot, running thence East to the original Northeast corner of said Lot, thence also East for a distance of 10 feet to the present Northeast corner of said Lot, thence South on the present East line of said Lot being on the West line of Blue Earth Avenue to the Southeast corner of said Lot according to its present form and dimensions, thence West 10 feet to the original Southeast corner of said Lot, thence West on the South line of said Lot to a point thereon which is 62 feet East of the Southwest corner of said Lot according to the said Plat thereof, thence North in a straight line to the point of place of beginning, also described as all that part and portion of said Lot 5, in said Block 14, including a strip of land 10 feet wide along the East end of said Lot, which said strip was heretofore vacated from the West side of Blue Earth Avenue bounding said Lot on the East, save and excepting the West 62 feet of said Lot.

Check here If all or part of the described real property is Registered (Torrens) __

will be sold by the County Sheriff of Faribault County, Minnesota, at public auction on April 18, 2008, at 10:00 a.m., at the East front door of the Faribault County Sheriff’s Department, 125 West Second Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota.

8. The time allowed by law for redemption by Mortgagor or Mortgagor's personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months after the date of sale.

THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR'S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.

Mortgagee

WELLS FEDERAL BANK, fsb

Attorney for Mortgagee

/s/ Randel I. Bichler

Randel I. Bichler,

Attorney at Law

(Atty. Lic. No. 8126)

22 South Broadway, Suite 300

P.O. Box 98

Wells, MN 56097-0098

(507) 553-5021

February 25, March 3, 10,

17, 24, 31, April 7, 2008

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

Date: February 19, 2008

YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:

1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated May 18, 2006, executed by Corrine M. Culbertson and Willard H. Culbertson, wife and husband, as Mortgagors, to Wells Fargo Financial Minnesota, Inc., as Mortgagee, and filed for record May 31, 2006, as Document No. 336457, in the office of the County Recorder of Faribault County, Minnesota. The land described in the Mortgage is not registered land.

2. The original principal amount secured by the Mortgage was $65,938.16.

3. No action or proceeding at law is now pending to recover the debt secured by the Mortgage, or any part thereof.

4. The holder of the Mortgage has complied with all conditions precedent to acceleration of the debt secured by the Mortgage and foreclosure of the Mortgage, and all notice and other requirements of applicable statutes.

5. At the date of this notice the amount due on the Mortgage, and taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage is $65,242.70.

6. Pursuant to the power of sale in the Mortgage, the Mortgage will be foreclosed, and the land described as follows:

Lot Four (4) in Block Ninety-Seven (97) as designated upon the original plat of Blue Earth City (now City of Blue Earth) as the same is on file and of record in the Office of the Register of Deeds (now County Recorder) in and for Faribault County, Minnesota;

will be sold by the Sheriff of Faribault County, Minnesota, at public auction on April 22, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. at the office of the Faribault County Sheriff, 125 West Second Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota.

7. The time allowed by law for redemption by Mortgagors or Mortgagors’ personal representatives or assigns is 6 months after the date of sale.

8. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

9. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

10. THE MORTGAGEE DOES NOT INTEND A MERGER OF TITLE WITH ANY OTHER INTEREST IT HOLDS.

Wells Fargo Financial Minnesota, Inc.

Attorneys for Mortgagee

Corrie A. Oberg

STEPHENSON, SANFORD & THONE, P.L.C.

Suite 220, 1905 East Wayzata Boulevard

Wayzata, MN 55391

(952) 404-2100

1632

February 25, March 3, 10,

17, 24, 31, April 7, 2008

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage:

DATE OF MORTGAGE: March 27, 2000

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $17,500.00

MORTGAGOR(S): James A Hoppe and Katrina M. Hoppe. F/K/A Katrina M. Hed, Husband and Wife

MORTGAGEE: TMS Mortgage Inc.

DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Filed April 14, 2000, Faribault County Recorder, document number 307681

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, National Association, as Trustee under The Pooling and Servicing Agreement dated as of February 28, 2001, Series 2001-A, c/o First Union Custodial; Dated: June 27, 2001 filed: August 20, 2001, recorded as document number 313126

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot Fifteen (15), In Block One (1), Wallace Addition to Winnebago City, (Now City of Winnebago)

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $15,682.36

THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof;

PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows:

DATE AND TIME OF SALE: April 8, 2008, 10:00am

PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff's Main Office, 125 West 2nd Street, Blue Earth, MN 56013

to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s) the personal representatives or assigns.

“THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR'S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032 DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN 5 UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

Dated: February 19, 2008

Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, National Association, as Trustee under The Pooling and Servicing Agreement dated as of February 28, 2001, Series 2001-A, c/o First Union Custodial

Assignee of Mortgagee

SHAPIRO, NORDMEYER & ZIELKE, LLP

Lawrence P. Zielke – 152559

Diane F. Mach – 273788

Kristine M. Spiegelberg – 308845

Melissa L. Baldridge Porter-0337778

Attorneys for Mortgagee

12550 West Frontage Road,

Ste. 200

Burnsville, MN 55337

(952) 831-4060

PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT, YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS OFFICE IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THIS NOTICE IS REQUIRED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT AND DOES NOT IMPLY THAT WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT MONEY FROM ANYONE WHO HAS DISCHARGED THE DEBT UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES

February 25, March 3, 10, 17,

24, 31, April 7, 2008

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COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

BLUE EARTH, MINNESOTA

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SYNOPSIS

FEBRUARY 5, 2008

1. All commissioners were present. The pledge of allegiance was recited.

2. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of the January 22, 2008 regular meeting.

3. Approved agenda of February 5, 2008

4. Approved the following SSTS loans: $4,384.18 to Larry Becker on Parcel No. 18.009.0401 in Verona Township; $7,063.56 to John Terhurne on Parcel #12.015.0500 in Lura Township; and $8,165.15 to Craig Staloch on Parcel No. 13.028.0200 in Minnesota Lake Township.

5. Approved Resolution 08-PZ1-04 for a conditional use permit for Feist Livestock LLC in Section 15 of Clark Township. Commissioners Erichsrud, Groskreutz, Loveall, Steier, and Warmka voted yes.

6. Approved supporting special legislation for the City of Wells which provides special rules for Tax Increment Financing District 1-1.

7. Approved changes to county road status as follows – from County Road to County State Aid Highway: 107 in Delavan Township; 116 in Lura Township; 122 in Dunbar Township; 103 in Blue Earth Township between CSAH 6 and TH 169; 104 in Blue Earth Township; and 112 in Emerald and Rome Townships. From County State Aid Highway to County Road: 19 between CSAH 2 and CSAH 16 on the border of Seely, Rome, Emerald and Brush Creek Townships; 25 between CSAH 2 and CSAH 16 in Kiester and Foster Townships; 31 between TH 109 and CSAH 32 in Clark Township; 33 between CSAH 32 and the Freeborn County line in Clark Township.

8. Approved Resolution 08-CB-05 for the annual boat and water safety agreement with the Department of Natural Resources for January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009 in the amount of $894. Commissioners Erichsrud, Groskreutz, Loveall, Steier, and Warmka voted yes.

9. Approved a waste hauler license for Hanson Sanitation of Kasota, MN.

10. Approved request from T. Campbell to attend a one-day Ag Disaster workshop in Mankato; B. Meyers and S. Linde to attend a three-day Special Operations Training Association conference in St. Cloud; R. Gaines to attend a 4-day correctional officer training in Morton; D. Killion to a 4-day correctional officer training in Mahnomen; E. Bromeland to a 3-day 911 communication conference in Brainerd.

11. Approved returning the certified surety check to Kaduce Plumbing of Winnebago. Commissioners Erichsrud and Groskreutz voted no.

12. Approved terminating the 2005 South Central Drug Task Force Joint Powers agreement and to adopt the 2008 South Central Drug Task Force Joint Powers agreement effective January 1, 2008 with the cities of Albert Lea, Blooming Prairie, Blue Earth, Owatonna, Janesville, Waseca, Wells, and Winnebago; and the counties of Freeborn, Steele, and Waseca.

13. Approved payment of bills totaling $381,895.53.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. D. Frank met regarding ISTS loans.

2. B. Blakesley met regarding planning and zoning business.

3. Wells City Administrator Ronda Allis met regarding a tax increment financing issue.

4. J. McDonald met regarding public works business.

5. Alan Brinkman of OPAL Corrections Group, Sheriff Mike Gormley, and Chief Jailer Geary Wells met with the board regarding the transition plan for the new Law Enforcement Center.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was adjourned to February 19, 2008.

Barb Steier, Chairman

John Thompson,

Auditor/Coordinator

February 25, 2008

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

IN DISTRICT COURT

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Case Type: Quiet Title

Court File No. 22-CV-08-65

Michael D. Hansen,

Plaintiff,

vs.

Herman Wertjes, Sr. and

all persons known or unknown

claiming any interest in real estate

described herein,

Defendants.

SUMMONS

THE STATE OF MINNESOTA

TO THE ABOVE-NAMED

DEFENDANTS:

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to serve upon the Plaintiff’s attorneys, at the address indicated below, an answer to the Complaint which is herewith served upon you, within twenty (20) days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of service. If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This Summons involves, affects, or brings in question real property situated in the County of Faribault, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows:

Commencing 166 feet East of the Southeast corner of Lot Seven (7),

Block Eight (8), Village of Bricelyn; thence North 200 feet; thence East to the Section line on the East side of the Southeast Quarter of Section 10, Township 101, Range 25; thence South 200 feet; thence West to the point of beginning.

You are advised that under Rule 114 of the General Rules of Practice for the District Courts, all civil cases are subject to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes. Your attention is directed to the ADR options available under that rule.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: The undersigned hereby acknowledges that costs, disbursements, and reasonable attorney and witness fees may be awarded pursuant to Minn. Stat. 3/4549.211 to the party against whom the allegations in this pleading are asserted.

Dated: January 24, 2008

Howard F. Haugh (#42377)

FARRISH JOHNSON LAW OFFICE, Chtd.

Attorney for Plaintiff

1907 Excel Drive; P.O. Box 550

Mankato, MN 56002-0550

Telephone: (507) 387-3002

February 25, March 3, 10, 2008

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