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By Staff | Jul 1, 2018





Court File No: 22-CV-18-394


Mary R. Norwood,



Delores M. Pooley, Charlette A. Kretchmer, 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,



1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiff’s Complaint against you is on file in the office of the court administrator of the above-named court. Do not throw these papers away. They are official papers that affect your rights. You must respond to this lawsuit even though it may not yet be filed with the Court and there may be no court file number on this summons.

2. YOU MUST REPLY WITHIN 20 DAYS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. You must give or mail to the person who signed this summons a written response called an Answer within 20 days of the date on which you received this Summons. You must send a copy of your Answer to the person who signed this Summons located at:

117 West Fifth Street

P.O.Box 95

Blue Earth, MN 56013

3. YOU MUST RESPOND TO EACH CLAIM. The Answer is your written response to the Plaintiff’s Complaint. In your Answer you must state whether you agree or disagree with each paragraph of the Complaint. If you believe the Plaintiff should not be given everything asked for in the Complaint, you must say so in your Answer.

4. YOU WILL LOSE YOUR CASE IF YOU DO NOT SEND A WRITTEN RESPONSE TO THE COMPLAINT TO THE PERSON WHO SIGNED THIS SUMMONS. If you do not Answer within 20 days, you will lose this case. You will not get to tell your side of the story, and the Court may decide against you and award the Plaintiff everything asked for in the Complaint. If you do not want to contest the claims stated in the Complaint, you do not need to respond. A default judgment can then be entered against you for the relief requested in the Complaint.

5. LEGAL ASSISTANCE. You may wish to get legal help from a lawyer. If you do not have a lawyer, the Court Administrator may have information about places where you can get legal assistance. Even if you cannot get legal help, you must still provide a written Answer to protect your rights or you may lose the case.

6. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION. The parties may agree to or be ordered to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice. You must still send your written response to the Complaint even if you expect to use alternative means of resolving this dispute.

7. THIS LAWSUIT MAY AFFECT OR BRING INTO QUESTION TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY located in Faribault County, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows:

A tract of land in the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NE1/4 of SW1/4) of Section Seventeen (17), Township One Hundred Two (102) North, Range Twenty-seven (27) West described as follows:

The West 37.80 feet of a rectangular tract of land the North boundary of which is the South line of Lot 2 except the East 25 feet thereof in Block 16 of Young’s Addition to Blue Earth City (now City of Blue Earth), the West boundary is the Southerly extension of the West line of said Lot 2 8 feet ; the East boundary is the Southerly extension of the West line of the East 25 feet of Lot 2 six feet; and the South line is a fence line described as commencing 8 feet South of the Southwest corner of Lot 2 and running in a straight line thence Easterly to a point 6 feet South of the West line of the East 25 feet of Lot 2 and there terminating.

The object of this action is Quiet Title Action.

Dated: June 4, 2018.FRUNDT & JOHNSON, LTD.

/s/Ryan A. Gustafson

Ryan A. Gustafson #0392220

Attorney for Plaintiff

117 West Fifth Street

P.O. Box 95

Blue Earth, MN 56013

Atty. Reg. No. 0392220

(507) 526-2177

June 25, July 2, 9, 2018





Monday, July 16, 2018



NOTICE is hereby given that SEALED BIDS will be received until 10:00 AM on Monday, July 16, 2018, by John Thompson, County Auditor/Treasurer/Coordinator of Faribault County, at the Faribault County Courthouse, 415 North Main St., Blue Earth, Minnesota, on behalf of the Board of County Commissioners of said county for the following project. Bids will be opened and read publicly in the Commissioners Room in the Courthouse in Blue Earth immediately after the hour set for receiving bids. Any bids received after said hour will be returned to the bidder unopened. Any bid received without a certified check or bid bond will be returned without being read or considered.


SAP 022-599-111

SAP 022-599-112

SAP 022-599-113


  • T-196 (480th Ave.) over County Ditch 37
  • T-1 (60th St.) over County Ditch 72
  • T-214 (425th Ave.) over County Ditch 8

TYPE OF WORK: Replace Bridges 2324, 22532 and L5350

LENGTH: 0.13 miles

The major items of work are approximately:

10×8 Precast Concrete Box Culvert 80.00 LF

10×8 Precast Concrete Box Culv End Sect 4.00 EA

12×8 Precast Concrete Box Culvert 80.00 LF

12×8 Precast Concrete Box Culv End Sect 4.00 EA

16×12 Precast Concrete Box Culvert 138.00 LF

16×12 Precast Concrete Box Culv End Sect 3.00 EA

Rapid Stabilization Method 4 6,930 SY

Proposals, and Plans may be obtained online or at the Faribault County Public Works, 727 East 5th Street, Blue Earth, MN 56013. Phone (507) 526-4288.

Online (No Charge): egram.co.faribault.mn.us

Hard Copy Charge: $35.00

Bids must be accompanied by a Certified Check or Bid Bond made payable to the Treasurer of Faribault County for at least 5% of the amount bid.

The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities thereof.

Mark A. Daly

Faribault County

Director/County Engineer

June 25, July 2, 9, 2018



Blue Earth Area Schools is seeking bids for 400 ASUS C202SA-YS02 Chromebooks and 400 Google Chrome Management Licenses for the 2018-2019 school year. Bids are due by July 16, 2018 to Jennifer Berkner, 315 E 6th St. Blue Earth, MN.

July 2, 9, 2018






JUNE 5, 2018

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

2. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of the May 15, 2018 regular meeting

3. Approved agenda of June 5, 2018.

4. Approved SSTS loan of $15,280.00 to Cody Sailor on Parcel Number 14.028.0500 in Elmore.

5. Approved contract with Forte to provide services to process credit card, debit card, and electronic check transactions in the Auditor/Treasurer office and to approve opening a new bank account at First Bank, Blue Earth to process credit card, debit card, and electronic check transactions.

6. Approved hire of Brady Hanevik as Maintenance Man I in Public Works.

7. Opted out of participation in the One Watershed One Plan for the Winnebago River watershed because less than 10% of the jurisdictional land area of Faribault County is within the planning boundary and direct Planning and Zoning Administrator to designate a representative to participate on the Advisory Committee.

8. Approved advertising for the following culvert replacement projects: #022-599-111 in Emerald Township, #022-599-112 in Seely Township, and #022-599-113 in Blue Earth City.

9. Warmka motion to purchase a sign truck was tabled to the next meeting due to lack of second.

10. Approved request of M. Daly to attend a 3-day Mn County Engineer’s conference in Alexandria.

11. Approved request of L. Frommie to attend a 3-day Emergency Operations Center operations and planning in Rochester.

12. Approved payment bills totaling $ 510,544.43 .

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. D. Fellows met regarding Central Services business.

2. L. Bosma met regarding SSTS business.

3. D. Esser met regarding Auditor business.

4. Resource Technician Courtney Christensen from the Shell Rock River Watershed District met regarding One Watershed One Plan.

5. M. Daly met regarding Public Works business.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was recessed to 9:00 a.m. June 19, 2018.

Greg Young, Chair

Dawn Fellows, Central Services Director

July 2, 2018




Notice is hereby given per Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 116, that Andrew Cartwright has made an application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency or the County of Faribault for a permit to construct or expand a feedlot with the capacity of 500 animal units or more.

The proposed feedlot will be located in the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 in Section 27, Verona Township (T. 103 N., R. 28 W.), Faribault County, Minnesota. The proposed new facility will consist of 2,480 swine between 55 and 300 pounds housed in a total confinement barn with a poured reinforced concrete pit for manure storage. The total animal unit capacity will be 992 animal units (Faribault County)/ 744 animal units (MPCA).

This publication shall constitute as notice to each resident and each owner of real property within 5000 feet of the perimeter of the proposed feedlot as required by Minnesota State Law.

A public meeting will be held on July 17, 2018 at 9:45 a.m. at the Faribault County Board of Commissioner’s meeting at the Faribault County Courthouse for citizen input in regard to the feedlot being permitted.

Published at the request of Andrew Cartwright.

July 2, 2018







Court File No. 22-PR-18-403

Estate of

Valeria A. Stauffer

aka Vi Stauffer,








It is Ordered and Notice is given that on July 31, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 415 N. Main St., Blue Earth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, April 11, 1997, (“Will”) and for the appointment of Irene K. Hancock, whose address is 1105 Redding Ave., Windom, MN 56101 and Mary Honken, whose address is 2530 Wyoming Ave., Fremont, NE 68025 as Personal Representatives 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 Representatives will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to 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 Representatives or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.

Dated: 6/21/2018


Tory G. Timmerman

Judge of District Court

Julie Hansen,

Deputy Court Administrator


Dated: 6/21/2018

Attorney For Petitioner

Ryan A. Gustafson

Frundt & Johnson, Ltd.

117 W. 5th Street, P.O. Box 95

Blue Earth, MN 56013

Attorney License No: 0392220

Telephone: (507) 526-2177

Fax: (507) 526-4477



July 2, 9, 2018