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Public notices fo the week of 3/2/15, continued

By Staff | Mar 1, 2015

from Faribault County Register at $2.15 per column inch and an index of .2115.

13. Approved payment bills totaling $178,222.67.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. Blue Earth City Administrator Tim Ibisch met regarding building demolition.

2. L. Bosma met regarding SSTS business.

3. Faribault County Development Corporation President Travis Keister met regarding FCDC business.

4. M. Gormley and S. Adams met regarding county coroner business.

5. J. McDonald met regarding Public Works business.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was recessed to 1:00 p.m. Drainage Authority meeting.

William Groskreutz Jr., Chair Dawn Fellows,

Central Service Director

March 2, 2015

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NOTICE OF

PUBLIC HEARING

The Faribault County Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the Conference Room of the Faribault County Ag. Center, Blue Earth, Minnesota, to take public testimony and recommend to the Faribault County Board of Commissioners to adopt an amended Faribault County Comprehensive Land Use Plan, pursuant to and consistent with the authority of Minnesota Statute 394.23.

The purpose of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan is to describe and analyze the important elements of the county in current terms, to determine the issues surrounding each element, and to set goals and strategies for those elements that will help local policy makers as they guide the public through current issues into the future.

The proposed Faribault County Comprehensive Land Use Plan is available to be reviewed in its entirety in the Fariault County Auditor’s Office, the Faribault County Planning and Zoning Office, and online at faribaultcountyswcd.com.

All interested parties are invited to attend.

Michele Stindtman

Faribault County

Planning & Zoning

March 2, 2015

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BLUE EARTH AREA SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES

I.S.D. #2860

FEBRUARY 9, 2015

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

Present were School Board members: F. Bly, D. Fellows, S. Ripley, M. Maher, S. Hauskins, A. Patten and L. Frisk-Thompson.

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

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Chairperson Bly. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Public input: None

On a Maher/Frisk-Thompson motion, the board unanimously approved the minutes from the January meeting.

The board unanimously approved ten money transfers in the amount of $1,131,123.55. Fellows/Patton motion.

District Reports: Nate Lund reported on some of the innovative ideas he is using to teach in his math classroom.

Dar Holmseth and Little Giants director, Lynn Anderson were also on hand to provide an early childhood education update and detail the many preschool options available in the Blue Earth Area District. They also discussed the new state rating system for preschools called Four Star Parent Aware.

Chairpersons Report: None

Superintendents Report:

Mr. Evan Gough gave a legislative update on key points that will likely come up this session. He also gave a short recap of the MSBA convention, which included great speakers and workshops. Gough also gave a budget and enrollment update. Due to a drop in enrollment we are behind our budgeted revenues. He reviewed enrollment trends and indicated that the drop in enrollment is not due to open enrollment, but rather to families moving out of the district as well as a smaller number of foreign exchange students. Options for savings were discussed, including the possibility of closing the Winnebago elementary. He also shared that SPEC may be interested in renting the entire building in Winnebago to put their programs under one roof. A work session will be held on March 2, at 6:30 p.m. to further discuss budget and enrollment issues.

Committee Reports: Member Hauskins informed the board that the Foundation board had met and has several new members. Member Ripley shared that SPEC had also met and elected new officers and continues to look at possible facilities options for the upcoming year.

Principal Reports:

McGuire thanked our paraprofessionals and shared some of the ways they were recognized during paraprofessionals week Jan 25-31. The literacy team continues to meet and their goal is to have everyone doing one guided reading group by May. A workday was held on Jan. 26th and they reviewed curriculum and talked about total engagement techniques. They are working to narrow down the possibilities for a new reading curriculum.

Dressler gave an update on targeted services and shared that at the end of January over 60 kids had participated this school year and over 95% saw improvement. Winter NWEA testing has been completed and will give us a checkpoint to see if any changes need to be made before the end of the year. Last week he also attended the Elementary Principal meetings.

Schneider shared that the third quarter has started and registration for next year will be starting as well. Several new courses will be offered based on student enrollment including statistics, sports and entertainment marketing and work based learning. A few courses will also be changing, Shakespeare will be added into a Humanities class and we will no longer give credit for student assistants. He also shared that the 7th and 8th graders have finished NWEA testing.

Action Items:

A resolution designating February as “Kindness Month” was unanimously passed on a Ripley/Hauskins motion.

Personnel:

The following hire was approved on a Maher/Fellows motion.

Kenneth Welsh, Jr. – Custodian – B-2-1

A leave of absence was unanimously approved for the following on a Frisk-Thompson/Patton motion.

Alicia Corbett – Orchestra Teacher – approx Apr 9 to June 5

Kristin Johnson – Elementary Music Teacher – approx May 8 to June 5

Ann Crofton – Nurse – start of 15/16 school year

The following retirements were unanimously passed on a Maher/Ripley motion, with a thank you for many years of dedicated service.

Susan Mensing – BE Elem Paraprofessional – 3-31-15

Lenne Holland – Winnebago Elem Teacher – end of 14/15 school year

On a Fellows/Patton motion the meeting was adjourned at 8:27 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Sheila Ripley

March 2, 2015

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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 conditions of the following described mortgage:

DATE OF MORTGAGE: June 26, 2006

MORTGAGOR: Brandon D. Aukes, a single person and Tonya L. Johnson, a single person.

MORTGAGEE: First National Bank of Blue Earth.

DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded June 27, 2006 Faribault County Recorder, Document No. 336803.

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Merchants Bank, National Association. Dated June 26, 2006 Recorded June 27, 2006, as Document No. 336804.

TRANSACTION AGENT: NONE

TRANSACTION AGENT’S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ON MORTGAGE: NONE

LENDER OR BROKER AND MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR STATED ON MORTGAGE: First National Bank of Blue Earth

RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SERVICER: Merchants Bank, N.A.

MORTGAGED PROPERTY ADDRESS: 321 East 3rd Street, Blue Earth, MN 56013

TAX PARCEL I.D. #: 212003590

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot Nine (9) in Block Thirty-Six (36) as Designated upon the recorded plat of Blue Earth City, (Now City of Blue Earth), Faribault County, Minnesota, on file in the Office of the Register of Deeds of said County.

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED:Faribault

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $55,900.00

AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $51,889.05

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: April 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM

PLACE OF SALE:Sheriff’s Office, Faribault County Jail, 320 Dr. H. Russ Street, Blue Earth, MN

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 mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns unless reduced to Five (5) weeks under MN Stat. 580.07.

TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, unless otherwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mortgagor(s) must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23 is 11:59 p.m. on October 29, 2015, unless that date falls on a weekend or legal holiday, in which case it is the next weekday, and unless the redemption period is reduced to 5 weeks under MN Stat. Secs. 580.07 or 582.032.

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: February 18, 2015

Merchants Bank,

National Association

Mortgagee/Assignee

of Mortgagee

USSET, WEINGARDEN AND LIEBO, P.L.L.P.

Attorneys for Mortgagee/

Assignee of Mortgagee

4500 Park Glen Road #300

Minneapolis, MN 55416

(952) 925-6888

94-15-001675 FC

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30,

April 6, 2015

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

DISTRICT COURT

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No. 22 PR 15 130

In Re: Estate of

Lloyd R. Herme

Decedent.

NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION

OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRS, FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on March 31, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. a hearing will be held in this Court at 415 North Main Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota, on a petition for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of the decedent’s heirs, and for the appointment of Carolyn N. Ellickson, whose address is 419 3rd Street, Waseca, Minnesota, 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 the full power to administer the decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets; to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses; to sell real and personal property; and to do all necessary acts for the decedent’s estate.

Notice is also given that, subject to Minn. Stat. 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: February 20, 2015

BY?THE?COURT

Douglas L. Richards,

Judge of District Court

Adele Kiehm,

Deputy Court Administrator

Dated: February 20, 2015

Byron Law Office, PLLC

Molly Bryon

MN# 0163843

122 North State Street

Waseca, MN 56093

Telephone: (507) 835-3355

Facsimile: (507) 835-3303

March 2, 9, 2015

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