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By Staff | Jan 10, 2009

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 30, 2006

MORTGAGORS: Benjamin Sime, a single person.

MORTGAGEE: First National Bank of Blue Earth, n/k/a First Bank Blue Earth

DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded June 1, 2006. Faribault County Recorder, Document No. 336498.

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: NONE

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lots Five (5) and Six (6) in Block Eight (8) in Clarke’s Addition to the Village of Elmore, Faribault County, Minnesota, according to the Plat of said Addition on file and of record in the office of the Register of Deeds of said County.

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: Fourteen Thousand Four Hundred and 00/100ths ($14,400.00) Dollars.

AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: Nine Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty-two and 04/100ths ($9,752.04) Dollars.

That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding 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: January 27, 2009, 10:00 a.m.

PLACE OF SALE: Faribault County Sheriff’s Office, 415 North Main Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota, 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 six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagors, their personal representatives or assigns.

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

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: November 25, 2008

SPENCER, BARKE &

VIESSELMAN

By: /s/ R. William Barke (#166352)

Attorneys for First Bank

Blue Earth, Mortgagee

114 West Sixth Street,

PO Box 127

Blue Earth, Minnesota 56013

Telephone: (507) 526-2141

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

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE SALE

FORECLOSURE DATA

MINN. STAT. § 580.025

1. Street Address, City and Zip Code Mortgaged Premises: 606 East Willis Street, Elmore, MN 56027.

2. Transaction Agent: First National Bank of Blue Earth n/k/a First Bank Blue Earth

3. Name of Mortgage Originator (Lender) First National Bank of Blue Earth n/k/a First Bank Blue Earth

4. Residential Servicer: First Bank Blue Earth (507) 526-3241

5. Tax Parcel Identification No. 25-250-1150

6. Transaction Agent’s Mortgage ID Number (MERS number) none.

December 8, 15, 22, 29, 2008

January 5, 12, 2009

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

Date: December 2, 2008

YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:

1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated October 25, 2005, executed by KERMIT A. ALFSON JR. AND WANDA L. ALFSON, AS HUSBAND AND WIFE, (“Mortgagor”), to WELLS FEDERAL BANK, FSB, (“Mortgagee”), and recorded on November 1, 2005, as Document Number 334057, in the Office of the County Recorder of Faribault County, Minnesota.

2. The Mortgage has been assigned as follows: No assignments. Wells Federal Bank, fsb, is the mortgage originator, lender, and residential mortgage servicer.

3. The original principal amount secured by the Mortgage was: $123,700.00

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: One Hundred Fifteen Thousand Eight Hundred Ninety-Seven and 40/100ths Dollars ($115,897.40).

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

A tract of land in the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (NE 1/4 NW 1/4) of Section Twenty-three (23) in Township One Hundred Three (103) North, Range Twenty-seven (27) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian in the County of Faribault and State of Minnesota described as follows:

Commencing at the Northeast corner of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) of said Section Twenty-three (23); thence South 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West (assumed bearing) along the North line of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) a distance of 577.75 feet to the point of beginning; thence continuing South 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West along the North line of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) a distance of 511.27 feet; thence South 0 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 426.00 feet to an iron pipe survey marker; thence North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East a distance of 511.27 feet to an iron pipe survey marker; thence North 0 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East a distance of 426.00 feet to the point of beginning.

Said tract contains 5.000 acres including easement for public roadway right-of-way along the North line of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) of Section 23.

will be sold by the County Sheriff of Faribault County, Minnesota, at public auction on February 6, 2009, at 10:00 a.m., at the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office, 125 West Second Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota 56013.

8. The property’s physical address is 41328 160th Street, Delavan, MN 56023, and tax parcel identification number is 15-023-0101.

9. 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

December 8, 15, 22, 29, 2008

January 5, 12, 2009

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

IN DISTRICT COURT

COUNTY OF BLUE EARTH

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Case Type: Civil Other/Misc.

Hon. Norbert P. Smith

In re: South Central Management Services, Inc., Court File No. 07CV-08-3517

In re: South Central Veterinary Associates, P.A., Court File No. 07-CV-08-3519

In re: South Central Ag. Products, Inc. Court File No. 07-CV-08-3522

NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

By Order of the Court dated November 7, 2008, R. Lawrence Harris was appointed Master in the Court Supervised voluntary dissolution of the above named Corporations. Pursuant to the Court’s delegation of the authority, the Master entered a further order setting the following deadlines for the submission of claims of creditors of the above named Corporations and a procedure for the further adjudication of such claims, as follows:

1. Notice to Creditors and Claimants. This Notice is provided by the Corporations to each creditor of and claimant against the Corporations; and in conformance with Minn. Stat. § 302A.727, subdivisions 1 and 2. All claims are to be filed with the Blue Earth County Court Administrator and Master, under oath, by no later than March 23, 2009 in the form of a Proof of Claim, and that any claims not filed in such manner by such date shall be barred except as otherwise provided for by law.

2. Review and Consideration of Claims by Master. The Master shall review and consider each duly submitted claim, and shall, within 30 days of receipt thereof, either accept or reject the claim by giving written notice to the person submitting it. The notice rejecting any claim shall include notification of the process which the creditor or claimant shall follow for the submission of additional evidence and legal argument, and to request an evidentiary hearing.

3. Rejected Claims. Any creditor or claimant whose claim is rejected by the Master pursuant to Paragraph 2 shall be entitled to submit any additional evidence and legal argument in support of the claim to the Master, and to request that the claim be considered at an evidentiary hearing to be conducted before the Master. The Master shall duly schedule a requested hearing and provide notice to the creditor/claimant of the date, time, and place of such.

4. Recommendations by Master and Final Disposition by Court. Upon conclusion of the procedures set forth above, the Master shall file with the Court a report setting forth the Master’s recommendations with respect to the resolution of all claims duly filed and submitted to the Master. The Master shall serve a copy of the report upon all parties and upon all other creditors and claimants who have duly filed a claim. The Court shall act upon the Master’s recommendations and determine the final disposition of all such claims as provided for by Minn. R. Civ. P. 53.07.

5. Required Statements.

A. The above Corporations are in the process of dissolving.

B. The above Corporations have filed with the Secretary of State their respective Notices of Intent to Dissolve.

C. The date of filing of the Notices was October 29, 2008.

Proof of Claim forms are available upon request from Gislason & Hunter LLP, 2700 South Broadway, PO Box 458, New Ulm, Minnesota 56073, 507-354-3111.

To: DISTRICT COURT

ADMINISTRATOR

BLUE EARTH COUNTY

COURT HOUSE

P. O. BOX 347

MANKATO, MN 56002-0347

To: MR. R. LAWRENCE

HARRIS

MELCHERT HUBERT

SJODIN, PLLP

121 WEST MAIN STREET,

SUITE 200

WACONIA, MN 55387

THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR AND THE MASTER WILL NOT PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE CONCERNING THIS CLAIM FORM. CONSULT YOUR OWN ATTORNEY IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING THIS NOTICE OR THE CLAIM FORM.

December 22, 29, 2008

January 5, 12, 2009

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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: September 24, 2004

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $71,900.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Raquel Briseno, a single woman

MORTGAGEE: Sound Mortgage Decisions Corporation

LENDER: Sound Mortgage Decisions Corporation

SERVICER: JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association

DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Filed September 29, 2004, Faribault County Recorder, as Document Number 329129

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Washington Mutual Bank, FA; Dated: September 24, 2004 filed: September 29, 2004, recorded as document number 329130

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 4 Block 3 of Coupanger’s Subdivison of vacated Lots 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 in Block 1, Lots 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 in Block 2, all of Blocks 5 and 6 in Clarke’s Addition to the Village of Elmore

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 613 E Mondale, Elmore, MN 56027

PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 25.251.0440

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $73,156.19

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: February 19, 2009, 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: December 23, 2008

JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, as purchaser of the loans and other assets of Washington Mutual Bank, formerly known as Washington Mutual Bank, FA (the “Savings Bank“) from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, acting as receiver for the Savings Bank and pursuant to its authority under the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, 12 U.S.C. § 1821(d).

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.

Dec. 29, 2008, Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb. 2, 2009

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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: October 11, 2005

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $50,400.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Staci A. Smith, single

MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

TRANSACTION AGENT: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

MIN#: 100220710000088605

LENDER: Maribella Mortgage, LLC

SERVICER: EMC Mortgage Corporation

DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Filed October 13, 2005, Faribault County Recorder, as Document Number 333797

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 10, in Block 12, in the Village of Kiester

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 112 South 2Nd St, Kiester, MN 56051

PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 27-200-2300

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $55,610.48

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: February 11, 2009, 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: December 18, 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.

January 5, 12, 19, 26,

February 2, 9, 2009

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

DISTRICT COURT

PROBATE DIVISION

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No. PR 08 718

ESTATE OF

Mary D. Crosby

DECEDENT

NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP, APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL

REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on February 3, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. a hearing will be held in this Court at Blue Earth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Tim Crosby whose address is: P.O. Box 163, Delavan, MN 56023 as a personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property and do all necessary acts for the Estate.

Notice is also given that (subject to Minn. 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or said claims will be barred.

(COURT SEAL)

Douglas L. Richards, Judge

Adele Kiehm,

Deputy Court Administrator

Date: 12-29-08

Attorney For Personal Representative

David F. Frundt

Frundt & Johnson, Ltd.

117 West 5th Street

P.O. Box 95

Blue Earth, MN 56013

507-526-2177

Attorney License #028550X

January 5, 12, 2009

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

DISTRICT COURT

PROBATE DIVISION

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No. PR 08 708

ESTATE OF:

Rufus Thompson

aka Rufus Leroy Thompson

DECEDENT

NOTICE OF INFORMAL

PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF

PERSONAL

REPRESENTATIVE AND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is given that an application for informal probate of the Decedent’s will dated February 1, 1994, has been filed with the Registrar. The application has been granted.

Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed Janet Spitzack and Marilyn Balvance whose addresses are: 426 1st Ave. SW, P.O. Box 571, Winnebago, MN 56098 and 415 4th Ave. SE, Buffalo Center, IA 50424 as personal representatives of the Estate of the Decedent. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Unless objections are filed with the Court (pursuant to Minn. Stat. 524.3-607) and the Court otherwise orders, the personal representative has full power to administer the Estate including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate.

Any objections to the probate of the will or appointment of the Personal Representative must be filed with this Court and will be heard by the Court after the filing of an appropriate petition and proper notice of hearing.

Notice is also given that (subject to Minn. 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.

Adele Kiehm, Registrar

Vicky Driscoll,

Court Administrator

Date 12-26-08

Attorney For Personal Representative

Michael D. Johnson

Frundt & Johnson, Ltd.

117 West 5th Street

P.O. Box 95

Blue Earth, MN 56013

507-526-2177

Attorney License #51433

January 5, 12, 2009

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

DISTRICT COURT

PROBATE DIVISION

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No. PR 08 710

In Re: Estate of

Nada A. Grant

Deceased

NOTICE OF INFORMAL

PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF

PERSONAL

REPRESENTATIVE AND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS: Notice is hereby given, that an application for informal probate of the above named decedent’s last will, dated July 12, 2006, has been filed with the Registrar herein, and the application has been granted informally probating such will. Any objections may be filed with the above named Court, and the same will be heard by the Court upon notice of hearing fixed for such purpose.

Notice is hereby further given that informal appointment of Robert S. Grant and Michael Engesser whose addresses are 338 Cleveland Ave. E., P.O. Box 382, Winnebago, MN 56098; and 1410 Victory Circle, Luverne, MN 56156 as personal representatives of the estate of the above named decedent, has been made. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative and the personal representative is empowered to fully administer the estate including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of his letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate, unless objections thereto are filed with the Court (pursuant to Section 524.3-607) and the Court otherwise orders.

Notice is further given that ALL CREDITORS having claims against said estate are required to present the same to said personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this notice or said claims will be barred.

Dated: December 29, 2008

Adele Kiehm, Registrar

Vicky Driscoll,

Court Administrator

Pro Se

Attorney

January 5, 12, 2009

__________________________

STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

DISTRICT COURT

PROBATE DIVISION

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No. PR 08 714

In Re: Estate of

Loretta Johnson

Decedent

NOTICE AND ORDER OF

HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF

PERSONAL

REPRESENTATIVE AND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on 2-3-09 at 10:30 a.m. a hearing will be held in this Court at 415 North Main Street, P.O. Box 130, Blue Earth, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the decendent’s Will dated October 15, 2005, and Codicil dated August 24, 2006, and for the appointment of Donald Johnson, whose address is 132 1st Street, Wells, Minnesota, 56097 as personal representative of the decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration.

Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with full power to administer the decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and do all necessary acts for the decedent’s estate.

Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. §524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred.

Dated: December 29, 2008

BY THE COURT

Douglas L. Richards,

Judge of District Court

Adele Kiehm, Deputy

Eskens Gibson & Behm Law Firm Chtd.

Paul Grabitske

MN #0319843

151 St. Andrews Court,

Suite 610

Mankato, MN 56002-1056

Telephone: 507-345-5500

Facsimile: 507-345-5207

e-mail:

pgrabitske@mankatolaw.com

January 5, 12, 2009

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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: October 5, 2005

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $55,100.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Crystal Jean Sanders and Joel Sanders, wife and husband

MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc.

TRANSACTION AGENT: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc.

MIN#: 1000139-0080154735-1

LENDER: Irwin Mortgage Corporation

SERVICER: Everhome Mortgage Company F/K/A Alliance Mortgage Company

DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Filed October 7, 2005, Faribault County Recorder, as Document Number 333741

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Everhome Mortgage Company; Dated: May 3, 2007 filed: May 18, 2007, recorded as document number 340366

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: To a Tract commencing at a point 288 feet West of the Northeast corner of Block or Parcel of land designated on the map or plat of the Village of Winnebago City on file in the office of the Register of Deeds of Faribault County, Minnesota as “Reserved for Mill Purposes”, on the North Line of said Block thence West on said North line 62 feet, thence South parallel with the East line of said Block 150 feet, thence East parallel with North line of said Block 62 feet, thence North and parallel with East line of said Block to point of beginning.

The above described land is located upon the South East Quarter of Section 34 in Township 104, North of Range 28. West of the Fifth Principal Meridian in the County of Faribault, State of Minnesota.

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 226 Cleveland Ave W, Winnebago, MN 56098

PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 31 448 0140

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $60,573.05

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: January 6, 2009, 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: November 12, 2008

Everhome Mortgage Company

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.

NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

The above referenced sale scheduled for January 6, 2009, at 10:00 AM, has been postponed to January 20, 2009, at 10:00 AM, located at 125 West 2nd Street, Blue Earth, MN 56013, said County and State.

Dated: January 6, 2009.

Everhome Mortgage Company

Assignee of Mortgagee

SHAPIRO, NORDMEYER & ZIELKE, LLP

Lawrence P. Zielke – 152559

Diane F. Mach – 273788

Kristine M. Spiegelberg – 308845

Ryan D. Krumrie – 0387859

12550 West Frontage Road,

Ste. 200

Burnsville, MN 55337

(952) 831-4060

Attorney for Assignee of Mortgagee

January 12, 2009

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COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

BLUE EARTH, MINNESOTA

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

SYNOPSIS

DECEMBER 16, 2008

1. Commissioners Erichsrud, Groskreutz, Loveall, Steier, and Warmka were present. The pledge of allegiance was recited.

2. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of the December 2, 2008 regular meeting and the December 4, 2008 truth in taxation hearing.

3. Approved agenda of December 16, 2008.

4. Recognition was given to the following employees for length of service: Mark Walton of Public Works for 30 years of service; Elizabeth Boettcher of the Auditors office, Bryan Schultz of Veteran Services, and Brenda Ripley of Central Services for 25 years of service; Sheryl Asmus of the Recorder’s office, Chris Anderson, Geary Wells, and Joe Anderson of the Sheriff’s office for 20 years of service; and Dave Hanson of Public Works, Donna Steele of the Extension office, and Mike Jacobson of Building and Grounds for 15 years of service.

5. Approved that effective December 16, 2008 any new hire for the full time positions of Dispatcher or Dispatch/Jailer will be determined as follows: the position will be defined as Dispatcher if 80% of time worked is dispatching and will be covered under the coordinated PERA (public employees retirement association) or the position will be defined as Dispatch/Jailer if 80% of time worked is in the jail and will be covered under the correctional PERA. Dispatch/Jailer position will be cross trained in both dispatching and jailing areas. Any internal transfer of an employee into the dispatcher position will automatically be enrolled in the coordinated PERA.

6. Approved the following SSTS loans: $14,424.57 to Mark Mensing for Parcel No. 07.015.0200 in Elmore Township and $6,800 to Mike Gjere on Parcel No. 02.028.0701 in Blue Earth Township.

7. Approved hiring a Technical Administrator I in the Auditor/Treasurer office.

8. Approved Resolution 08-CB-30 setting the 2009 county commissioner salary at $17,755.66, per diems at $80 per day, and mileage reimbursement as set by the Internal Revenue Service. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Steier, and Warmka voted yes. Commissioner Erichsrud voted no.

9. Approved Resolution 08-CB-31 authorizing payment of bills before the end of the current year on December 29, 2008. Commissioners Erichsrud, Groskreutz, Loveall, Steier, and Warmka voted yes.

10. Approved Resolution 08-CB-32 authorizing the auditor to advance ditch funds from the General Revenue Fund on December 31, 2008. Commissioners Erichsrud, Groskreutz, Loveall, Steier, and Warmka voted yes.

11. Approved request from S. Cory to attend a one day Manatron assessment administration training in St. Paul and a one day ACS 2010 tax legislative coding training in St. Pete