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By Staff | Mar 14, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

DISTRICT COURT

PROBATE DIVISION

Estate of

Barbara K. Cory,

Decedent

Court File No. 22-PR-21-69

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 March 30, 2021, at 10:35 a.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 415 N. Main Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Ramona Sack, whose address is 304 Main Street East, Clarks Grove, MN 56016, as 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, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. This hearing will be held by Zoom. Contact the court for information on how to attend.

Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 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.

BY THE COURT

Troy G. Timmerman

Judge of District Court

Dated: 02/24/2021

Attorney for Petitioner

Daniel L. Kolker

Peterson, Kolker,

Haedt & Benda, Ltd.

1811 Broadway Avenue S.E.

Albert Lea, MN, 56007

Attorney License No: 0310049

Telephone: (507) 373-6491

FAX: (507) 373-7863

Email: dkolker@

albertlealaw.com

March 8, 15, 2021

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

DISTRICT COURT

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No. 22-PR-21-90

In Re: Estate of

Gregory Anthony Eggert,

Decedent.

NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on April 13, 2021, at 10:30 AM, a hearing will be held in this Court at the Faribault County Courthouse at 415 North Main Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the decedent’s Will dated August 27, 2013 and for the appointment of Jennifer Williams whose address is 121 N. Henry Street, Elmore, Minnesota 56027 as personal representative of the decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration. The hearing will be held by Zoom. Contact the court for instructions to attend.

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, sell real and personal property; and do all necessary acts for the decedent’s estate.

Notice is further 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.

BY THE COURT

Troy G. Timmerman

Judge of District Court

Kelly Iverson

Court Administrator

Dated: 03/02/2021

KENNEDY & KENNEDY

Michael H. Kennedy

MN# 55190

99 Navaho Avenue, Suite 104

Mankato, MN 56001

Telephone: (507) 345-4582

Facsimile: (507) 345-1010

e-mail: kennedylaw@

hotmail.com

March 8, 15, 2021

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SECTION 00 1113

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

FARIBAULT CD 25A

FARIBAULT COUNTY DRAINAGE AUTHORITY

WALNUT LAKE TOWNSHIP, MINNESOTA

ENGINEER PROJECT

NO. 11558

GENERAL NOTICE

Faribault County Drainage Authority (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:

Faribault CD 25A

ISG (the Engineer) Project No. 11558

Bids for the construction of the Project will be received by ISG (the Engineer) electronically through QuestCDN until March 31, 2021 at 2:00 PM local time. At that time the Bids received will be posted publicly online.

The project includes the following major quantities of Work:

A. Construction of a 2-Stage Open Ditch

OBTAINING THE BIDDING DOCUMENTS

Information and Bidding Documents for the Project can be found at the following designated

website:

Quest Construction Data Network (QuestCDN)

www.questcdn.com

The QuestCDN eBidDoc number is 7619908. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or info@questcdn.com.

Bidding Documents may be downloaded from the designated website. Prospective Bidders are urged to register with the designated website as a plan holder, even if Bidding Documents are obtained from a plan room or source other than the designated website in either electronic or paper format. The designated website will be updated periodically with addenda, lists of registered plan holders, reports, and other information relevant to submitting a Bid for the Project. All official notifications, addenda, and other Bidding Documents will be offered only through the designated website. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the designated website.

Bidding Documents may only be purchased for download online at the designated website for

a fee of $ 15.00.

The bidder must electronically submit the proposal online using the designated website. The bidder must pay an online bidding fee off $ 30.00.

2.1 Pre-bid Conference (Not Used)

2.2 Instructions to Bidders

For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the Bidding Documents.

This Advertisement is

issued by:

By: Chuck Brandel, P.E.

Title: Vice President

Date: March 8, 2021

March 8, 15, 22, 2021

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR

2021 CONTRACT MOWING:

The City of Blue Earth is requesting bids for grass mowing, trimming and broad leaf spraying for City properties for 2021. Bid packets are available by mail or can be picked up at the Blue Earth City Hall, 125 West 6th Street, Blue Earth, MN 56013. All bids must be submitted by Wednesday, March 24th at 4:30 PM. Call (507) 526-7336 with any questions.

March 8, 15, 2021

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Faribault County, MN

County Project

BIDS CLOSE: April 1, 2021, 10:00AM CST

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

NOTICE is hereby given that SEALED BIDS will be received at until 10:00 AM on Thursday, April 1, 2021 by Darren Esser, County Auditor/ Treasurer/Coordinator of Faribault County, at the Faribault County Courthouse, 415 North Main St., Blue Earth, Minnesota, 56013, 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.

PROJECT NO

SAP 022-601-025 LOCATION: From CSAH 10 to CSAH 12

TYPE OF WORK: FDR and Bituminous LENGTH: 3.35 miles

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PROJECT NO

SAP 022-616-028 LOCATION: From WCL to Grant St.

TYPE OF WORK: Mill and Bituminous Overlay LENGTH: 6.81 miles The major items of work are approximately:

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2215.504/00010

FULL DEPTH RECLAMATION

49,360 S Y

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2232.501/00100

MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE (4.0″) 115,386 S Y

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2360.509/22300

TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (2;C)

48,026 TON

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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): https://mn-co-faribault.app. rtvision.com/oneoffice/bidding

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, PE

Faribault County

Director/County Engineer

March 8, 15, 22, 2021

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Blue Earth Area

School Board MINUTES

February 8, 2021

A Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Education of Blue Earth Area, I.S.D. #2860 was held on Monday February 8th, 2021 6:00 pm. Conducted in person by telephone OR other Electronic means PURSUANT TO MINN. STAT. $ 13D.021 As a result of the peacetime emergency declared by the Governor of the State of Minnesota in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Superintendent of the School District has determined that it is feasible to hold in person meetings with proper social distancing, or meetings could be conducted by alternative means (teleconference or video-teleconference) from remote locations. Members of the public interested in monitoring the work session from a remote location made use of the following link: https://www.facebook.com?ISD2860.

Board Members were all present in person with Superintendent M. Fletcher for the regular board meeting at the meeting location: Blue Earth Area High School Media Center 1125 Highway 169 N Blue Earth, MN 56013.

Members present: S. Hauskins, S. Beyer, K. Zierke, J Eckles, S. Rosenau, T Armon, L Mensing.

Call to Order: Chairperson Rosenau called the meeting to order at 6:02 pm.

Pledge of Allegiance was taken.

Approve Agenda: On a Zierke/Beyer Motion. Approved 7-0 Vote .

Public Input: None.

Approved Minutes: On a Hauskins/Zierke Motion. Approved 7-0 Vote.

Approved Payment of Bills and Wire Transfers: On a Beyer/Eckles Motion. Approved 7-0 Vote.

District Reports: none.

Chairperson’s Report: Current Board goals were discussed and reviewed.

A. Open and effective communications to unite communities within the district (ongoing).

B. Board development and training (ongoing).

C. Maintain a balanced budget for the fiscal year (ongoing).

D. Focus efforts on planning and passing the operating levy (completed).

Superintendent’s Report:

A. MSBA Leadership Conference – Overview from attending the virtual event

B. Enrollment Update – Loss of enrollment statewide due to Pandemic. BEAS has seen an increase.

1031 student count – 2021 ~ 1021 student count – 2020

C. Learning Model Update

Currently 0 active cases in staff and students

K-12 will be transitioning to all in-person over the next month

D. School Board Recognition Week – February 22-26, 2021

E. Social Studies Standards Update

Committee Reports:

Hauskins and Beyer attended the BEA Foundation meeting. Updates on donations and looking for new members. Eckles gave an update on DLT meeting.

Principal Reports:

D Dressler

A. Covid testing is going smooth.

B. K-7 students are back into the building full time. Focus continues to be on keeping staff and student healthy while all in-person.

C. 6th grade trip – uncertainty if it will happen due to Covid. If so, will look different.

D. First Flex learning day went well.

E. Teachers are Sampling Math Curriculum and will continue to evaluate.

F. BEA Online Academy for 2nd semester update.

C. Shaffer

A. Attended MASSP Virtual Winter Conference.

B. ACT – moving to online.

Action Items:

Approve Staff Sharing agreement with Southern Plains Ed Coop for Speech/Language Pathologist Substitute. On an Armon/Zierke Motion. Approved 7-0 Vote.

Approve legal firm Kennedy Graven as legal representation for 2020-2021 and authorize Board Chair and Superintendent to contact legal counsel On a Beyer/Hauskins Motion. Approved 7-0 Vote.

Approve Faribault County Register as the official District newspaper. On a Beyer/Zierke Motion. Approved 7-0 Vote.

Personnel:

Approve Retirement: Terri Cue, Elementary Teacher. Randy Wirtjes, Physical Education K-7. On a Beyer/Zierke Motion. Approved 7-0 Vote.

Approve Resignation: Robert Ziegler, Maintenance. On a Hauskins/Mensing Motion. Approved 7-0 Vote.

Approve Leave Request: Bobbi Huston, Paraprofessional. On an Eckles/Beyer Motion. Approved 7-0 Vote.

Approve Lane Change: Molly More, MA+14 to MA+20. Jennifer Robbins, MA to MA+14. Keisha Howard, BA+20 to BA+30. On a Beyer/Zierke Motion. Approved 7-0 Vote.

Approve Long Term Sub: Kelsey Zbaracki, January 26, 2021 – end of school year. On an Eckles/Hauskins Motion. Approved 7-0 Vote.

District policy – First Reading

Policy 435 – Covid Pay. There will be a special meeting held for a 2nd reading and Board approval on Thursday, Feb 18th at 730 am via ZOOM.

Board Members shared positives ongoing throughout the district the last month.

On an Armon/Zierke motion, the meeting adjourned at 6:45 pm on a 7-0 Vote.

Respectfully submitted,

Stacey Beyer, Clerk

March 15, 2021

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Blue Earth Area

School Board MINUTES

February 18, 2021

A Special Board Meeting of the Board of Education of Blue Earth Area, ISD 2860 was held on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 7:30 am. Conducted in person by telephone OR other electronic means pursuant to Minn. Stat. $13D.021. As a result of the peacetime emergency declared by the Governor of the State of MN in response to the COVID19 pandemic, the Superintendent of the School District has determined that it is feasible to hold in person meetings with proper social distancing, or meetings could be conducted by alternative means (teleconference or video-teleconference) from remote locations. Members of the public interested in monitoring the board meeting from a remote location made use of the following link: https://www.facebook.lcom ?ISD2860.

Board members were all present in person or electronically with Superintendent M. Fletcher for the special board meeting at the meeting location: Blue Earth Area High School Media Center 1125 Hwy 169 N, Blue Earth, MN 56013.

Members present: S. Hauskins, S. Beyer, K. Zierke, J. Eckles, S. Rosenau, L. Mensing, and T. Armon.

Call to Order: Chair Rosenau called the meeting to order at 7:33 am.

Approve Agenda: On a Beyer/Hausins motion, the agenda was approved 7-0 roll call. Hauskins: Yes. Beyer: Yes. Eckles: Yes. Zierke: Yes. Mensing: Yes. Armon: Yes Rosenau: Yes.

Action Items:

Approve Final Reading of Policy 435 – Covid Pay: On an Armon/Beyer motion, board approved 7-0 roll call. Zierke: Yes. Eckles: Yes. Mensing: Yes. Hauskins: Yes. Beyer: Yes. Armon: Yes. Rosenau: Yes.

Adjourn: On a Mensing/Eckles motion, meeting was adjourned at 7:36 am roll call Rosenau: Yes. Armon: Yes. Beyer: Yes. Hauskins: Yes. Mensing: Yes. Eckles: Yes. Zierke: Yes.

March 15, 2021

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Blue Earth Area Schools is seeking bids for 400 ASUS Chromebooks and 80 Touchscreen Chromebooks for the 2021-2022 school year. Bids are due by May 15, 2021 to Jennifer Berkner, 315 E 6th St. Blue Earth, MN.

March 15, 22, 2021

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

BLUE EARTH AREA SCHOOLS HIGH SCHOOL ROOF RENOVATION

Sealed Prime General Contract bids for Blue Earth Area Schools High School Roof Renovation will be received by the Owner at the District Offices’ Conference Room at 315 East 6th Street, Blue Earth Minnesota, 56013 by mail or personal delivery until Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. at which date and time, the bids will be opened and read aloud.

A pre bid conference and walk-through, will be held Monday, March 22, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. at the Blue Earth High School. Interested bidders should meet at door “L”.

Project Scope: Selective demolition and construction of a roof

renovation and other work indicated in the specifications.

Bidders shall submit their proposal on the forms provided. Proposal shall be filled in clearly and correctly with ink or other permanent format. Proposal shall be signed by the individual, members of the partnership, or by one or more officers of the corporation making the proposal.

Bidding documents may be obtained at the District Office, 315 East 6th Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota 56013. For information regarding project, contact Al Gieser, Building and Grounds Supervisor for Blue Earth Area Schools, at 507-526-6501.

All bids shall be sealed in an opaque envelope upon which shall be plainly marked “BLUE EARTH AREA SCHOOLS HIGH SCHOOL ROOF RENOVATION” and the name of the bidder. If a bid is to be mailed, the bid envelope shall be sealed in a regular mailing envelope. FAX and E-mail Bids will not be accepted The Owner reserves the right to hold and consider the bids for 30 days after the date of the bid opening.

Bids shall be accompanied by a bidder’s bond or certified check

payable to Blue Earth Area Schools for not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of such bid including add alternates. A bidders bond shall include a certified copy of the power of attorney.

The right to waive any informality in any bid and reject any or all bids, are reserved to the Owner.

Blue Earth Area Schools High School Roof Renovation

March 15, 22, 2021

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

RECEIPT AND OPENING OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Proposals for the work described below will be received at the Office of the County Auditor, 415 North Main Street, PO Box 130, Blue Earth, MN 56013 until 11:00 a.m. on April 9, 2021 at which time the bids will be opened by the County Auditor-Treasurer-Coordinator.

Description of Work:

• Complete demolition of the structure located at 202 & 204 East Willis Street, Elmore, MN described as Lot 15 & the west 1/3 of Lot 14 of Block 1, Youmans & Stockman’s Addition, City of Elmore and the structure at 308 South Henry Street, Elmore, MN described as the north 65 feet of Lot 1 of Block 1 Youmans & Stockman’s Addition, City of Elmore

• Backfill and grading of the lots

• Asbestos Abatement (Pre-Demolition Report enclosed)

• Removal of all solid waste

Bid Documents: Contact the County Auditor’s Office at 415 North Main Street, PO Box 130, Blue Earth, MN 56013, 507-526-6211, or darren.esser@co.faribault.mn.us.

Completion of Work: All work under the Contract must be substantially completed within 60 days of contract award date. Contract award date is estimated to be April 20, 2021.

Invited bidders may enter structures for inspection purposes but must secure entrance when inspection is complete. Bidders should contact the County Auditor for access.

Owners’ Rights Reserved: The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract to other than the lowest bidder, if, in their discretion, the interest of the Owner would be best served thereby.

Dated: March 10, 2021

/s/ Darren Esser

County Auditor-Treasurer-Coordinator

March 15, 2021

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

DISTRICT COURT

PROBATE DIVISION

Estate of

Leonora M. Butler,

Decedent

Court File No. 22-PR-21-99

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 April 20, 2021, at 10:35 a.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at Blue Earth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, April 21, 2004, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Michael Butler, whose address is 2357 310th Ave, Winnebago, MN, 56098; as 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 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 to do all necessary acts for the Estate. The hearing will be held by Zoom. Contact the court for instructions on how to attend.

Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 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.

BY THE COURT

Dated: 03/09/2021

Troy G. Timmerman

Judge of District Court

Kelly Iverson

Court Administrator

Attorney for Petitioner

Fred W. Krahmer

Krahmer Law Firm PLC

204 Lake Ave Ste 201

Fairmont, MN, 56031

Attorney License No: 0261932

Telephone: (507) 238-9432

FAX: (507) 238-9434

Email: fredwk@krahmerlaw.com

March 15, 22, 2021

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF WINNEBAGO

Notice is hereby given that the Winnebago Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for the purposes of issuing a variance to Jesse and Megan Haugh, owners of a property located at 467 3rd Ave. SW.; Block 27, lots 8, 9,10, and 11. The variance request is to allow for the construction of a an accessory building larger than 1,200 sq. feet in an R-1 district. This meeting and public hearing will take place at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at the Winnebago Municipal Center.

Jacob Skluzacek

City Administrator-Clerk-Treasurer

March 15, 22, 2021

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Faribault County Housing and Redevelopment Authority have completed the updates to our new 5 Year Public Housing Authority (PHA) Plan. We are mandated by HUD under our Housing Choice Voucher Program to prepare a new updated 5 Year Plan on a cycle of every 5 years with any new amendments made on an annual basis during that 5-year period. The plan outlines the goals, objectives and activities of the HRA over the next 5-year period. This public hearing covers the annual

amendment to the 5-year plan which is effective January 1, 2021.

The plan will be available for review and for comments from March 8 through April 20, 2021. This information will be available for review at the MVAC website at mnvac.org, or you can contact our Mankato Office at 706 North Victory Drive, Mankato, MN. Any

comments must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday,

April 20, 2021, and can be addressed to Mary Phillips, Section 8 Housing Coordinator. Any questions can also be directed to Mary Phillips, Housing Department, MVAC at 507-345-0450. The Public Hearing regarding the plan will take place in a zoom format on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in the Conference Room at the MVAC Offices in Mankato, Minnesota. Instructions for the zoom meeting will be posted and available at the MVAC website.

March 15, 2021

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DEADLINE

Deadline for Public Notices is Wednesday at 12:00 Noon for the next Mondays issue. All legal copy should be delivered to the office by noon Wednesday to insure its publication.

If you need to place a public notice legal please email your legal to ptrue@faribaultcountyregister.com or fcnews@bevcomm.net

Or mail notice to: Faribault County Register, PO Box 98, 125 North Main Street, Blue Earth, MN 56013 or fax to 507-526-4080. Thank you.

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Faribault County Register

Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Faribault County Register

website

www.faribaultcountyregister.com

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