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Public Notices 8-4-08

By Staff | Aug 2, 2008

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

Date: June 25, 2008

YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:

1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated May 23, 2007, executed by Jose A. Vargas and Valeria L. Vargas, husband and wife, as Mortgagors, to Wells Fargo Financial Minnesota, Inc., as Mortgagee, and filed for record June 18, 2007, as Document No. 340734, 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 $54,126.00.

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 $61,776.13.

6. Pursuant to the power of sale in the Mortgage, the Mortgage will be foreclosed, and the land described as follows: LOT TEN (10) IN BLOCK FORTY ONE (41) AS DESIGNATED UPON THE PLAT OF WINNEBAGO CITY (NOW WINNEBAGO) ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEED (NOW COUNTY RECORDER) OF FARIBAULT COUNTY, MINNESOTA;

will be sold by the Sheriff of Faribault County, Minnesota, at public auction on August 20, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at the office of the Faribault County Sheriff, 125 West Second Street , Blue Earth, MN 56013.

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 DISCHARGED DEBT SECURED BY THE MORTGAGE AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL MORTGAGEE IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.

Wells Fargo Financial Minnesota, Inc.

Attorneys for Mortgagee

Courtney M. Powell

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

Suite 220, 1905 East Wayzata Boulevard

Wayzata, MN 55391

(952) 404-2100

1707

July 7, 14, 21, 28,

August 4, 11, 2008

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

Date: July 10, 2008.

YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:

1. 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.

2. THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

3. Default has occurred in the conditions of the mortgage dated November 20, 1998, executed by John O. Nesset, married, and Linda J. Nesset, married, as Mortgagors, to Green Tree Financial Loan Company Corporation, as Mortgagee, and filed for record January 19, 1999, as Document No. 303032 in the Office of the County Recorder of Faribault County, Minnesota. The land described in the mortgage is not registered land.

4. The mortgage has been assigned as follows: not applicable.

5. The original principal amount secured by the mortgage was: $21,954.36.

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

7. 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.

8. The amount claimed to be due on the mortgage on the date of this notice is $22,114.48.

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

The East 75 feet of Lots Four (4), Five (5) and Six (6) in Block Five (5) in the Village of Frost, Faribault County, Minnesota, according to the Plat of said Village of Frost, on file and of record in the office of the Register of Deeds of said County.

will be sold by the County Sheriff of Faribault County, Minnesota, at public auction on September 9, 2008, at 10:00 o’clock a.m., at the sheriff’s office, 125 West 2nd Street, in the City of Blue Earth, County of Faribault, State of Minnesota.

10. The time allowed by law for redemption by mortgagor or mortgagor’s personal representatives or assigns is six months after the date of sale.

11. 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.

12. The mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation on the mortgage is/are: None.

GREEN TREE

LOAN COMPANY,

f/k/a Conseco Finance Loan Company,

f/k/a Green Tree Financial Loan Company, Mortgagee

-for-

/s/ Cheryl L. Hauch

CHERYL L. HAUCH

Atty: I.D. #0294500

MURNANE BRANDT

Attorneys for Morgagee

30 East Seventh Street,

Suite 3200

St. Paul, Minnesota 55101

Telephone (651) 227-9411

July 21, 28,

August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2008

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

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

DATE OF MORTGAGE: August 4, 2003

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $105,250.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Craig Hanson and Audra A. Hanson, Husband and Wife

MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING:

Recorded: October 21, 2003

Faribault County Recorder

Document #: 324706

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lots 13, 14, and 15, Block 3 as designated upon the plat of South Side Addition to Minnesota Lake, Faribault County, Minnesota.

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $107,963.66

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: September 4, 2008 10:00 A.M.

PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff’s Main Office, Courthouse, Blue Earth, MN

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), their personal representatives or assigns.

Mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation: NONE

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.

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.

Dated: July 21, 2008

Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

Mortgagee

Wilford & Geske

Attorneys for Mortgagee

Lawrence A. Wilford

James A. Geske

7650 Currell Boulevard

Suite 300

Woodbury, Minnesota 55125

(651)209-3300

File ID: 103050-31241

July 21, 28,

August 4 11, 18, 25, 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: 04/19/2007

MORTGAGOR(S): Larry Allan Knutson, a single person.

MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Capital One Home Loans, LLC

DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded May 07, 2007, Faribault County Recorder, Document No. 340204.

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: CitiMortgage, Inc. Dated:April 15, 2008,

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lots 1 and 2 in Block 4 in the Village of Kiester

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $70,000.00

AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $73,663.05

That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/ Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; 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: Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 10:00 a.m.

PLACE OF SALE: East Door, Sheriff’s Office, City of Blue Earth

to pay the debt then 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), their personal representatives or assigns.

MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE

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.

Dated: May 15, 2008

CitiMortgage, Inc.

Assignee of Mortgagee

Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A.

By: Steven H. Bruns

Attorneys for:

CitiMortgage, Inc.

Assignee of Mortgagee

55 E. 5th St., Suite 800

St. Paul, MN 55101

(651) 291-8955

12890-080131

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.

NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the above Mortgage Foreclosure Sale is hereby postponed to Wednesday, August 06, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. at the East Door, Sheriff’s Office, City of Blue Earth in said County and State.

CitiMortgage, Inc.

Assignee of Mortgagee

Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A.

By: Steven H. Bruns

Attorneys for:

CitiMortgage, Inc.

Assignee of Mortgagee

55 E. 5th St., Suite 800

St. Paul, MN 55101

(651) 291-8955

12890-080131

July 28, August 4, 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: June 9, 2003

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $80,750.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Constance A. Gates and Kenneth E. Gates, wife and husband

MORTGAGEE: Washington Mutual Bank, FA

DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Filed June 16, 2003, Faribault County Recorder; Document No. 322687

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Wells Fargo Bank, NA

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: “A” To Lot Six (6) and the South half of Lot Five (5) in Block Twelve (12) in Young’s Addition to Blue Earth City, Faribault County, Minnesota according to Plat of said Addition on file and of record in the office of the Register of Deeds of said County.

“B” Also abstract of title to all that part of the North East Quarter of the South West Quarter of Section Seventeen (17) in Township One Hundred Two (102) North of Range Twenty-seven (27) West of the Fifth Principle Meridian in said County and State lying immediately west and adjoining said Lot 6 and South half of said Lot 5.

“C” Also Abstract of title to the South 75 feet of the East 15 feet of Lot Eight (8) in Block Eight (8) in Dow and Edwan’s Addition to Blue Earth City (now City of Blue Earth), Faribault County, Minnesota according to the Plat of said Addition on file in the office of the Register of Deeds of said County.

“D” Also abstract of title to all that part of the North West Quarter of South West Quarter of Section Seventeen (17) in Township and Range aforesaid lying immediately East of and adjoining said South 75 feet of said East 15 feet of said Lot EIght (8) in said Block Eight (8) aforesaid.

The above described land is located upon the North half of the South West Quarter of Section Seventeen (17) in Township One Hundred Two (102) North of Range Twenty-seven (27) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian in the County of Faribault, and State of Minnesota.

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault County, Minnesota

THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $59,597.18

THAT no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; that there has been compliance with all pre-foreclosure notice and acceleration requirements of said mortgage, and/or applicable statues;

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: September 11, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.

PLACE OF SALE: Faribault County Sheriff’s Office, 125 West Second St., Blue Earth, Minnesota

to pay the debt then secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any actually paid by mortgagee, on the premises and the costs and disbursements allowed by law. The time allowed by law for redemption by said mortgagor(s,) their personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months from 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 FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

Dated: July 22, 2008

WELLS FARGO BANK, NA

Mortgagee

REITER & SCHILLER, P.A.

Rebecca F. Schiller, Esq.

Sarah J.B. Adam, Esq.

N. Kibongni Fondungallah, Esq.

James J. Pauly, Esq.

Leah K. Weaver, Esq.

Attorneys for Mortgagee

25 North Dale Street

St. Paul, MN 55102-2227

(651) 209-9760

(X2445)

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR

FORECLOSURE DATA

ADDRESS: 426 S. Main Street,

Blue Earth, MN 56013

PID No.: 21-272-0780/

21-693-2260

MERS No.: None

SERVICER: Wells Fargo Home Mortagage – 877-216-8448

July 28, August 4, 11, 28, 25, Sept. 1, 2008

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

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

DATE OF MORTGAGE: April 6, 2005

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $135,000.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Bruce Robert Stensland, Single Person

MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING:

Recorded: April 13, 2005

Faribault County Recorder

Document #: 331525

CORRECTIVE MORTGAGE:

Dated: April 6, 2005

Recorded: November 8, 2007

Faribault County Recorder

Document #: 342167

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: And thereafter assigned to:

U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee, on behalf of the holders of the Home Equity Asset Trust 2006-5 Home Equity Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-5.

Dated: February 12, 2008

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: A tract of land in the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 102 North, Range 28 West, Faribault County, Minnesota, described as follows:

Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 102 North, Range 28 West in Faribault County, Minnesota; thence North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East (assuming bearing) along the North line of the Northwest Quarter of distance of 634.24 feet to the point of beginning; thence continuing North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East along the North line of the Northwest Quarter a distance of 420.00 feet; thence South 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 468.00 feet; thence South 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 420.00 feet; thence North 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East a distance of 468.00 feet to the point of beginning. Subject to an easement for public roadway right-of-way along the north line of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 25.

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $151,761.52

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: September 11, 2008, 10:00 A.M.

PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff’s Main Office, Courthouse, Blue Earth, MN

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), their personal representatives or assigns.

Mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation: NONE

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.

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.

Dated: July 28, 2008

U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee, on behalf of the holders of the Home Equity Asset Trust 2006-5 Home Equity Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-5

Assignee of Mortgagee

Wilford & Geske

Attorneys for Assignee Mortgagee

Lawrence A. Wilford

James A. Geske

7650 Currell Boulevard

Suite 300

Woodbury, Minnesota 55125

(651)209-3300

File ID: 070050-25179

July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, Sept. 1, 2008

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BID NOTICE

FOR SALE:

Former Frost City Hall Building

West 95′ of Lot 5 Block Number 6

250 Main Street

Frost, MN

Sealed bids will be accepted and opened on Monday, August 11th at 7:00 p.m. City has the right to reject any and all bids.

July 28, August 4, 2008

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BID NOTICE

RE: Street Patching

The City of Frost is now excepting bids for street patching. Please contact Doug at Frost City Hall for a detailed copy of the street specifications or any questions. Telephone number is 507-878-3142 or 507-878-3293. The street work needs to be completed by November 1st.

City of Frost

July 28, August 4, 2008

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

IN DISTRICT COURT

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

SUMMONS AND NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION

WIM of Walters, Inc.,

Plaintiffs,

vs.

Hinrich F. Meyer and Dora Meyer, husband and wife; T.A. Potter and Lotta Potter, husband and wife; Thomas B. Brown and Mary Brown, husband and wife; Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Northern Railway Company; Chicago Pacific Corporation; Wisconsin Town Lot Company and also the unknown heirs of these named Defendants, and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest or lien in the real estate described in the Complaint herein,

Defendants.

THE STATE OF MINNESOTA TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS:

You are hereby summoned and required to serve upon the Plaintiffs’ attorney an answer to the complaint which is on file in the office of the District Court Administrator within 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 action involves, affects, or brings into question property situated in the County of Faribault, State of Minnesota, described as follows:

A rectangular shaped parcel of land in the Southeast Quarter of Section 26, Township 102, Range 24 West, Town of Walters, County of Faribault, State of Minnesota, more particularly described as follows:

Commencing at a point 260 feet South of the Northwest corner of said Southeast Quarter as measured along the West line thereof; thence North 89 degrees 30’East 665 feet to a point of intersection with the West line of platted West Avenue produced North, the point of beginning, thence North along the West line of platted West Avenue produced, 200 feet to a point for a corner; thence East at the right angle to the last described course 704 feet to a point for a corner; thence South at a right angle to the last described course, 300 feet to a point for a corner; thence West at a right angle to the last described course 704 feet to a point for a corner; thence North at a right angle to the last described course to the point of beginning.

The object of this action is to obtain a judgment that Plaintiffs are the owners in fee of the above described real property and that none of the said Defendants have any estate or interest or lien thereon.

NOTICE OF LIS PENDENS

Notice is hereby given that an action has been commenced in the District Court in and for Faribault County, Minnesota, by the above named Plaintiff against the above named Defendants, the object of which is to obtain a judgment that the Plaintiff is the owner in fee of the following described real property situated in the County of Faribault and State of Minnesota and that none of said Defendants has any estate or interest therein or lien thereon.

The complaint of the Plaintiff in this action is now on file in the office of the court Administrator of the District Court in and for Faribault County and the land therein described and affected are as follows:

Dated this 3rd day of July, 2008.

FRUNDT & JOHNSON, LTD.

By Michael D. Johnson

License #51433

Attorney for Plaintiffs

117 West Fifth Street

P.O. Box 95

Blue Earth, MN 56013

(507) 526-2177

July 28, August 4, 11, 2008

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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that the Winnebago City Council will be holding a public hearing to discuss a conditional use request by Randy Boettcher, owner of the property located at 43 2nd Ave NW; Easton’s Addition, Block 4, Lot 13. The conditional use request is for the intended use of the construction of (2) 1200 sq. ft. wood-frame buildings to be located on the property, which is in an R-1 district, for the purpose of renting out cold storage stalls. This meeting and public hearing will take place at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 12, 2008, at the Winnebago Municipal Center Council Chambers.

All persons who wish to express their opinions regarding this proposed conditional use permit request can do so at this meeting. Written comments may also be sent to the Municipal Center, PO Box 35, Winnebago, MN 56098.

Jennifer Feely,

Administrator-Clerk-Treasurer

July 28, August 4, 2008

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CITY OF ELMORE

PUBLIC NOTIFICATION

OF INTENT TO FILE

APPLICATION

The City of Elmore has filed an application for financial assistance with USDA, Rural Development. The specific purpose of this application is to get funding for a new water tower, a new water treatment facility, and stabilization pond rehabilitation. Any written comments regarding this application should be provided within (15) days of this publication to USDA, Rural Development, 809 8th Street SE, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501. Requests to receive a copy of this application should be directed to the city office.

By Order of the Elmore City Council:

Dianne Nowak, City Clerk

August 4, 2008

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR LIVESTOCK

FEEDLOT PERMIT

Notice is hereby given per Minnesota Statutes 116.07, subd. 7(a), that Steve Schultz, will be applying to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency or Faribault County for a permit to expand or construct a feedlot with the capacity of 640 animal units or more.

The feedlot proposed to be expanded or constructed is located in the Northwest Quarter (NW1/4) Section Ten (10), Township One Hundred Three (103), Range Twenty-Four (24) West, Clark Township in Faribault County, Minnesota. The proposed expansion or construction will consist of 1600 head, 640 animal units, of swine between 55 and 300 pounds, the feedlot is owned by Steve Schultz.

The proposed feedlot operation will consist of one 51′ x 142′ total confinement barn which will house 1600 head, (swine weighing between 55 and 300 pounds) 640 animal units with a 51’x142’x8′ concrete pit for manure.

This publication shall constitute as notice to each resident and each owner of real property within 5,000 feet of the perimeter of the proposed feedlot as required by Minnesota State Law.

A Public Meeting will be held on August 19, 2008, 10:00 a.m., at the Faribault County Board of Commissioners meeting in the Faribault County Courthouse for citizen input in request to the feedlot being permitted.

Published at the request of Steve Schultz.

August 4, 2008

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INVITATION TO BIDS

The LSS Senior Nutrition Program hereby solicits sealed bids for meals in Blue Earth, Bricelyn, Wells and Winnebago. Any interested bidder may obtain more information by calling (218) 233-7521 or writing to the LSS Senior Nutrition Program, Suite #401C, 715 North 11th St., Moorhead, MN. 56560. All proposals for furnishing said meals should be marked as a bid on the envelope and must be received at the above address, no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 29, 2008, at which time and place all bidding shall be considered closed and all bids received shall be publicly opened and read aloud.The right is reserved by the LSS Senior Nutrition Program to accept or reject any or all bids, and to waive any formalities in any bid received or procedures set forth herein and to make the award to the best interest of the project. The LSS Senior Nutrition Program shall have a period of 30 days after said opening to accept or reject said proposed bid. Dated this 29th day of July 2008.

LSS Senior Nutrition Program

Monica Douglas, Senior Program Director

August 4, 2008

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BLUE EARTH AREA SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES

I.S.D. #2860

July 14, 2008

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of the Blue Earth Area, I.S.D.# 2860 was held on Monday, June 9, 2008 in the District Office, Blue Earth, MN.

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

Absent:

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

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Bly, Chairperson. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. On a Haugh/Eckhardt motion the Board approved the agenda.

Public Input: Steve Malchow addressed the Board regarding his new business in Winnebago.

The minutes of the June 9, 2008 regular meeting were approved on a Johanson/Hanson motion.

On a Haugh/Fellows motion, eight transfers/wires and payment of bills in the amount of $2,063,243.13 were approved.

Bly congratulated Town & Country Players on their Beauty & The Beast production.

Superintendent Brandsoy gave his report.

There were no Committee reports.

There were no Principal reports.

Action Items:

On a Cahill/Hanson motion, the Board approved the District Goals (to include District Vision statement from Board Retreat ’07) as presented. Unanimous approval.

On a Johanson/Hanson motion, the Board approved the annual bakery bid to Sara Lee Bakery Group as presented by Alan Wilhelmi. Unanimous approval.

On an Eckhardt/Cahill motion, the Board approved the annual dairy bid to Sampson Dairy Foods as presented by Alan Wilhelmi. Unanimous approval.

On a Haugh/Cahill motion, the Board approved the annual waste removal bid to B & B Sanitation ($15,400.00) as presented by Alan Wilhelmi/Alan Gieser. Fellows voted against.

On a Johanson/Haugh motion, the Board approved the annual snow removal bid to Ron’s Trenching as presented by Alan Wilhelmi. Unanimous approval.

On a Haugh/Fellows motion, the Board approved the annual softener salt bid to Coxworth Water Conditioning as presented by Alan Wilhelmi/Alan Gieser. Unanimous approval.

On a Johanson/Eckhardt motion, the Board approved the annual #1 & #2 fuel oil bids to More’s Ag Service as presented by Alan Wilhelmi. Haugh abstained from voting. Unanimous approval.

On a Fellows/Cahill motion, the Board approved the annual gasoline bid (Blue Earth) to Watonwan Farm Service, Blue Earth, as presented by Alan Wilhelmi. Haugh abstained from voting. Unanimous approval.

On a Hanson/Eckhardt motion, the Board approved the annual diesel fuel bid (Blue Earth) to Kwik Trip, Blue Earth, as presented by Alan Wilhelmi. Unanimous approval.

On a Johanson/Cahill motion, the Board approved the annual diesel fuel, gasoline bid (Winnebago) to Winnie Mart, WInnebago as presented by Alan Wilhelmi. Unanimous approval.

On a Cahill/Hanson motion, the Board approved the ticket prices and fees for 2008-2009 as presented. Unanimous approval.

On a Cahill/Haugh motion, the Board approved the 2008/2009 Board reimbursement rates, no increase. Unanimous approval.

Member Eckhardt introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption: Resolution establishing dates for filing affidavits of candidacy for the 2008 school district general election. Filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member shall begin on August 26th, 2008 and must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the $2 filing fee paid prior to 5:00 p.m. on September 9, 2008. 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-Bly, Cahill, Haugh, Hanson, Eckhardt, Fellows, Johanson. The following voted against: none. Whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.

On a Hanson/Eckhardt motion, the Board approved personnel contracts for Sharon Van Kley, Youth Development Coordinator. Todd Purvis & Jake Ruppert, SRO’s. Unanimous approval.

On a Fellows/Cahill motion, the Board approved memberships with MSBA ($3738.00) and SCSC ($1956.00 approximately) as presented for 2008/2009. Unanimous approval.

On Haugh/Eckhardt motion, the Board approved the Health and Safety attachment 99 performance criteria, as presented by Superintendent Brandsoy. Unanimous approval.

First readings of all Student Handbooks for 2008-09 school year were presented. No action taken.

A thank you note from the Schonrock Basketball Camp staff was routed by Board members.

On a Johanson/Cahill motion, the Board adjourned at 7:42 p.m. Unanimous approval.

Respectfully submitted,

Dawn Y. Fellows, Clerk

August 4, 2008

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

Date: July 25, 2008

YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:

1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated June 17, 2005, executed by MARVIN F. DIAZ, A SINGLE PERSON, (“Mortgagor“), to WELLS FEDERAL BANK, FSB, (“Mortgagee”), and recorded on June 17, 2005, as Document Number 332349, 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: $65,500.00.

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 requireme