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Public Notices 8-11-08

By Staff | Aug 11, 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

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, 18, 25, Sept. 1, 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 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 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: Sixty-four Thousand Three Hundred Fifty-four and 31/100ths Dollars ($64,354.31).

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

The South 80 feet of the East Half of the East Half of Block Three (3) in McArthur’s Addition to Blue Earth City, (now City of Blue Earth), Faribault County, Minnesota, according to the Plat of said Addition on file and of record in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Faribault County, Minnesota.

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 October 3, 2008, at 10:00 a.m., at the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office, 125 West Second Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota 56013.

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

August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 1, 8, 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.

Date: July 28, 2008

YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:

1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated January 3, 2007, executed by Lonny J. Bulock as Mortgagor, to Pioneer Bank as Mortgagee, and filed for record January 29, 2007 as Document #339172 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: $23,750.00

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 statues.

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: $25,096.51 plus interest at $5.90 per day.

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

A tract commencing at a point 428 feet North of the Southwest corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NE 1/4 SW 1/4) of Section Thirty-three (33) in Township One Hundred One (101) North, Range Twenty-seven (27) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian in the County of Faribault and State of Minnesota and running thence North 150 feet, thence East 100 feet, thence South 150 feet, thence West 100 feet to the point of beginning.

will be sold by the County Sheriff of Faribault County, Minnesota, at public auction on September 10, 2008, at 10:00 o’clock a.m., at East Door, Sheriff’s Office, City of Blue Earth.

7. The time allowed by law for redemption by Mortgagors or Mortgagor’s personal representatives is six (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 FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

9. The address of the property is: 403 East Willis Street, Elmore, MN 56027

10. The tax parcel number is: 25.033.0790

Attorney for Mortgagee

Frundt & Johnson, Ltd.

Michael D. Johnson

117 West 5th Street

P.O. Box 95

Blue Earth, MN 56013

Telephone (507) 526-2177

Attorney ID # 51433

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

August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 1, 8, 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: May 1, 2006

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $84,000.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Keith J. Etherington and Dacy L. Etherington, husband and wife

MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Filed May 18, 2006, Faribault County Recorder, as Document Number 336310

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: The East 181 feet of Lot Two (2) in Milwaukee Land Company’s First Addition to the Village of Minnesota Lake, Faribault County, Minnesota, according to the Plat of said Addition on file and of record in the office of the Register of Deeds (now County Recorder) of said County; except the follwoing described tract; A tract of land in Faribault County, Minnesota, Commencing at the Northeast (NE) corner of Lot 3 in Milwaukee Land Company, First Addition to the Village of Minnesota Lake, thence North a distance of 20.0 feet along the East line of Lot 2 in said Malwaukee Land Company, First Addition to the Village of Minnesota Lake; thence West a distance of 130.41 feet along a line parallel to the East line of said Lot 2; thence South a distance of 20.0 feet along a line parallel to the East line of said Lot 2 to a point on the South line of said Lot 2, thence East distance of 130.41 feet along the South line of said Lot 2 to the point of beginning

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $85,885.00

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 16, 2008, 10:00 am

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: July 24, 2008

Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

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.

August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 1, 8, 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: May 9, 2006

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $87,600.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Murral W. Stark, Jr. and Josephine Stark, Husband and Wife

MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING:

Recorded: May 11, 2006

Faribault County Recorder

Document #: 336221

CORRECTIVE MORTGAGE:

Dated: May 9, 2006

Recorded: September 20, 2006

Faribault County Recorder

Document #: 337750

Transaction Agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc

Transaction Agent Mortgage Identification Number: 100075420040054858

Lender or Broker : Homestead Mortgage Corporation

Residential Mortgage Servicer: Countrywide Home Loans, Inc

Mortgage Originator: Not Applicable

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:Lot Three (3) in block Three (3) as designated upon the Plat of Sunset Subdivision to the City of Wells, Faribault County, Minnesota on file and of record in the office of the Register of Deeds (now County Recorder) of said County, excepting therefrom the East 3 feet thereof.

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

Property Address : 812 3rd Street SW Wells, MN 56097

Tax Parcel ID No : 305790230

AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $91,569.64

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 18, 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: August 4, 2008

Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

Mortgagee

Wilford & Geske

Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgagee

Lawrence A. Wilford

James A. Geske

7650 Currell Boulevard

Suite 300

Woodbury, Minnesota 55125

(651)209-3300

File ID: 054975-33739

August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 1, 8, 2008

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ORDINANCE 08-05

AN ORDINANCE

ESTABLISHING CONDITIONS

FOR THE DEFERMENT OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS

PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 435.193

The City Council of the City of Blue Earth do ordain as follows:

The City Council hereby adopts a Section to the City Code as follows:

SECTION 280 – DEFERMENT OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS

SUBSECTION 280.01 – DEFERMENTS FOR PERSONS AGE 65 OR OLDER

Subd. 1. The Council may defer the payment of any special assessment on homestead property owned by a person who is 65 years of age or older, or who is retired by virtue of permanent and total disability, and the City Clerk is hereby authorized to record the deferment of special assessments where the following conditions are met:

1. The applicant must apply for the deferment not later than 90 days after the assessment is adopted by the City Council.

2. The applicant must be 65 years of age or older or retired by virtue of permanent and total disability.

3. The applicant must be the owner of the property.

4. The applicant must occupy the property as his principal place of residence.

5. The average annual payment for assessments levied against the subject property exceed one percent of the adjusted gross income of the applicant as evidenced by the applicant’s most recent federal income tax return. The average annual payment of an assessment shall be the total cost of the assessment divided by the number of years over which it is spread.

Subd. 2 The deferment shall be granted for as long a period of time as the hardship exists and the conditions aforementioned have been met. However, it shall be the duty of the applicant to notify the City Clerk of any change in his status that would affect eligibility for deferment.

Subd. 3. The entire amount of deferred special assessments shall be due within sixty (60) days after loss of eligibility by the applicant. If the special assessment is not paid within the sixty (60) days, the City Clerk shall add thereto interest at a per annum interest rate of two percent (2%) above the bond interest rate and the total amount of principal and interest shall be certified to the County Auditor for collection with taxes the following year. Should the applicant demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the Council, that full repayment of the deferred special assessment would cause the applicant particular undue financial hardship, the Council may order that the applicant pay within sixty days a sum equal to the number of installments of deferred special assessments outstanding and unpaid to date, including principal and interest, with the balance thereafter paid according to the terms and conditions of the original special assessments or the Council may continue the deferment of the assessment on the basis of exceptional and unusual circumstances of the owner not covered by the deferment guidelines herein as long as said determination to continue the deferment is made in a nondiscriminatory manner and the Council makes written findings as to the reasons for its determination to continue the deferment for said owner.

Subd. 4. The option to defer the payment of special assessments shall terminate and all amounts accumulated plus applicable interest shall become due upon the occurrence of any one of the following:

1. The death of the owner when there is no spouse who is eligible for deferment.

2. The sale, transfer or subdivision of all or any part of the property.

3. Loss of homestead status on the property,

4. Determination by the Council for any reason that immediate or partial payment would impose no hardship.

SUBSECTION 280.02 – DEFERMENTS FOR

NATIONAL GUARD OR

RESERVE MEMBERS ON ACTIVE DUTY STATUS

Subd. 1 The Council may defer any special assessment on homestead property owned by a

person who is a member of the Minnesota National Guard or other military reserves who is ordered into active military service for whom it would be a hardship to make payments for the term of their tour of active duty in the military of the United States of America.

Subd. 2. The option to defer a special assessment on homestead property owned by an active duty member of the Minnesota National Guard or other military reserves branch of the United States Military shall terminate and all amounts accumulated plus applicable interest shall become due upon occurrence of one of the following:

1. The sale, transfer or subdivision of any or all of the property.

2. The return to inactive military duty status by the applicant.

3. The loss of home