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notices IRE SALE OF ENTITY OF THE WITHIN THE LAW IS NOT ACTION. -'BY GIVEN, that conditions of le: : Karyn Minnwest Bank OF RECORDING: 1997, Big Stone Document No. OF MORTGAGE: Housing July 31, 1997, 997, Big Stone cument No. ;CRIPTION OF (10) of Block Two to the City of Io subdivison of the Northeast of Section Nine ndred Twenty-one (46), West ICH PROPERTY IS AMOUNT OF D CLAIMED TO 'E OF NOTICE, PAID BY of proceeding lee requirements as no action or nstituted at law or r the debt secured thereof; power of sale the above be sold by the follows: I, 10:00 a.m. Steps of Big so, City of Secured by said if any, on said costs and fees of said their personal -EASED FROM ON PROFESSIOHFiL OFFICE SPFiCE Space available for lease! The two office suites consists of 360 square feet with main street exposure. It is located in the neu,ly remodeled Ash & Recdstron00/Sct00reiner of Co004ncil Building at NW 2nd Street, Ortonville. MN. Also the upstairs (4.900 sq ft) Apartment, Condo, Office con bc leased or purchased. 7"akc00 a tour anytime, contact your local real estate Broker or call &':;9-3939 (24/7) BY LAW FOR PERSONAL ASSIGNS, FIVE WEEKS IS ENTERED STATUTES, '.TERMINING, NOTICE ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROJECT Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Big Stone County Board of Commissioners at the office of the County Auditor, 20 SE 2nd Street, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 until 11:00 AM. on 19th day of August 2003 for the construction of the following work: TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT S.P. 06-595-01 Location: Big Stone County Historical Society/Museum Type of work: Pedestrian trail, retaining wall repair, lookout tower construction, sidewalks Upon payment of $20.00 fee (non- refundable, make checks payable to Big Stone County Highway Department), plans, proposals and specifications may be obtained at the County Engineer's Office, 437 North Minnesota Street, Ortonville,MN 56278, (320) 839-2594. Big Stone County retains the right to reject any and all bids, or any part of a bid. Plan Holders lists will be available on the internet at www.biQstonecounty.ora/highway updated on Mondays by 5:00 p.m. A Bidders Abstract will be available on the website by 5:00 p.m. the day of the bid opening. All bids must be sealed, identified on the envelope, and accompanied by a Certified Check or Bidder' Bond, payable to the Big Stone County Treasurer in the amount of at least five percent (5%) of the total bid. Said check or bond will be forfeited in the event that the bidder fails to enter into a contract. No bidder may withdraw a bid within 30 days after the scheduled closing time of the receipt of bids. Minimum wage rates to be paid by the Contractors have been predetermined and are subject to the Work Hours Act of 1962, P.O. 87-581 and implementing regulations. READ CAREFULLY THE WAGE SCALES AND DIVISION A OF THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS THEY AFFECT THIS/THESE PROJECT/PROJECTS The Minnesota Department of Transportation hereby notifies all bidders: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil rights Act of 1964 (Act), as amended and title 49,Code of Federal Regulations, Subtitle A Part 21, Non- discrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation, it will affirmatively assure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded maximum opportunity to participate and/or to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin in consideration for an award; In accordance with Title VI of the Civil, Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and Title 23, Code of Federal Regulations, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 as well as Block 10. The Deed shall reserve to the City an easement for all existing utilities, if any. APPROVED: David Dinnel, Mayor ATTEST: Charleen Grossman, City Clerk-Administrator (July 29, 2003) PUBLIC NOTICE CLOSE PROXIMITY OWNERS AND LOCAL OFFICIALS BIG STONE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Notice is hereby given that the Big Stone County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 12, 2003 in the Memorial Building at 7:00 p.m. in Clinton, MN. Subdivision Permit: Christopher M. Slutz Legal Description: Lots 14 and 15, Revised Plat of Foster, a subdivision located in Government Lot 2, Section 34, Township 123, Range 48 This subdivision permit requests the subdivisions of the above property on Big Stone Lake into six lots to be called Mallard's NQt. Section 7.1. of the Big Stone County Shoreland Management Ordinance, 1993 specifies that each lot created through subdivision must be suitable in its natural state for the proposed use with minimal alteration. All persons interested may appear and be heard at said time and place, or submit views in writing or by representative. If you know of any interested property owner who, for any reason, has not received a copy of this notice, please inform him/her of the time and place of the hearing. Dated: August 17, 2003 By order of the Big Stone County Planning Commission RondaMaas, Deputy Environmental Officer 20 SE 2nd St. Ortonville, MN 56278 (July 29, 2003) NOTICE ADVERTISEMENT FOR QUOTES CITY OF ORTONVILLE, MN 315 MADISON AVENUE Notice is hereby given that the City will receive separate sealed quotes for the lease of land adjacent to the City of Ortonville Municipal airport. The area of tillable land is approximately 107.3 acres and is described as follows: The Southwest quarter (SW 1/4) of Section Ten (10), Township One- Hundred Twenty-one (121), Range Forty-six (46), AND Tract II, Municipal Airport Plat filed July 6, 1972, in Large Plat Case 136 in the Office of the County Recorder of Big Stone County, Minnesota, EXCEPTING that portion used for airport purposes, such as runways and building areas. Sealed quotes will be received by the Ortonville City Council at the Office of the City Clerk/Administrator until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2003. Quotes will be reviewed at the August 18, 2003 Council meeting. The previous lease documents may be examined at the Ortonville City Clerk/Administrator's Office located at 315 Madison Avenue. Charleen K. Grossman, Ortonville City Clerk-Administrator AGENCY THAT,_e ^,-,=THE ,--nrt 230 Suboartr A- Eq ual Employ ment ( July 29 , Aug. 5 ,2003 ) E0.,','," Opportunity on Federal and Federal-Aid ,ERT v ,,o=r supportive services), it will affirmatively ..... =,=v ..=,_. ..... " uL,u assure increased participation of" .... ,,rVu.,z:..Ptl=...u..t..r._ - 't ruL,,=%,, nc:P'rtlPll, IDT 1111= OUAHU , mmorwty groups anddtsadvantaged ................... persons and women in all phases of the ul- A="'n-AL AND ADJUSTMENT OF highway construction industry, and that HOUSING on any project constructed pursuant to IICATION FROM , Aug. 5, 12, 2003) :E URT DISTRICT DIVISION HEARING AND IN )RS ERBER, ice is hereby 3f August, ing will at or the formal >urporting to )ve named 2000 and Eckardt, Highway personal the above Supervised r objections the Court. are will to sgal debts, and sell and do all )n that AIL s against said same or to the months or said (3erald j. Seibel, Jdge N'r GHLIN, this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be provided to all persons without regard to their race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin; In accordance with the Minnesota Human rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363.03 Unfair Discriminatory Practices, it will affirmatively assure that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be offered to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age; In accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363.073 Certificates of COmpliance for Public Contracts and 363.074 Rules for Certificates of Compliance, it will assure that appropriate parties to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement possess valid Certificates of Compliance. If you are not a current holder of a compliance certificate issued by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and intend to bid on any job in this advertisement you must contact the Department of Human Rights immediately for assistance in obtaining a certificate. The following notice from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights applies to all contractors: "It is hereby agreed between the parties that Minnesota Statue, Section 363.073 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 are incorporated into any contract between these parties based on this specification or any modification to it. A copy of Minnesota Statute 363.073 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 is available upon request from the contracting agency." "It is hereby agreed betweetl the parties that this agency will require affirmative action requirements be met by contractors in relation to Minnesota Statute 363.073 and Minnesota Rules 5000.3600, Failure by a contractor to implement an affirmative action plan or make a good faith effort shall result in revocation of its certificate or revocation of the contract (Minnesota Statue 363.073, Subd. 2 and 3)." Michelle R. Knutson, Auditor Big Stone County, Minnesota (July 22, 29, Aug. 5, 2003) THE CITY OF ORTONVILLE Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of Appeal and Adjustment will be held on Tuesday, August 12th at the City Offices located at 315 Madison Avenue at 4:30 pro. At the public hearing the Board will consider a variance request by Scott and Jami Bohlman, 427 SE 2nd Street. The legal description of the property is Lots 3 & 4 $1/2 Lot 5, Block 6 Scholberg's Addition of the City of Ortonville, Big Stone County, Minnesota. The variance request, if approved, would allow Bohlman to sell as a residential property. Section 150.116 Continuance and Maintenance, Subdivision Seven (D) of the Zoning Ordinance requires that when any lawful nonconforming use of any structure or land in any district has been changed to a conforming use, it shall not thereafter be changed to any nonconforming use. Persons desiring to be heard with reference to the proposed variance request will be heard at this meeting. ORTONVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION / BOARD OF APPEAL AND ADJUSTMENT (July 29, 2003) PUBLIC NOTICE The Southwest Minnesota Workforce Council is soliciting proposals to provide staffing services to the Workforce Council. Parties wishing to submit a proposal should request further information from the Southwest Minnesota Workforce Council, Lyon County Courthouse, Third Floor, 607 West Main Street, Marshall, MN 56258, 507-537-6987. Proposals must be received no later than 12:00 Noon, Friday, August 29, 2003. (July 29, 2003) NOTICE ORDINANCE NO. 03-03 CITY OF ORTONVILLE COUNTY OF BIG STONE. STATE OF MINNESOTA AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN CITY OWNED LANDS TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. The Mayor and City Administrator are authorizedto execute a quit claim deed to the State of Minnesota acting through the Minnesota Department of Transportation legally described as Bundock Addition Block 9 Lots 2, 4, 6, NOTICE OF EXPIRATION OF REDEMPTION STATE OF MINNESOTA ) Michelle R. Knutson ) County Auditor COUNTY OF BIG STONE ) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING AN INTEREST IN LANDS DESCRIBED IN THIS NOTICE You are hereby notified that the parcels of land described in this notice and located in Big Stone County, Minnesota, are subject to forfeiture to the State of Minnesota because of the nonpayment of delinquent property taxes, special assessments, penal- ties, interest and costs levied on those parcels. The time for redemption from forfeiture expires if a redemption is not made by the later of: 1) 60 days after service of this notice on all persons having an interest in the lands ot record at the office of the county recorder or 2) by May 12, 2003. The redemption must be made in my office. The following information is listed below: the name of the taxpayers, fee owners and those parties who have filed their addresses pursuant to M.S. 276.04t; the legal description; tax parcel number (PID); and the amount necessary to redeem the parcel as of the date of this notice. _S_C t  Amount Due Lismore Stock Farm E part of Lot 4, 13-0212-000 $ 157.28 Sac. 5-122-47 Bernard & Ruth Guenther S 25' of Lots 7, 8, 9 15-0006-000 $ 235.78 William Foley & 10 Block 1, Original, City of Barry Bernard & Ruth Guenther N 75' of W 100' of Block 15-0058-000 $ 295.97 12, Original, City of Barry Ronald Fossen W 80' of Lot 17 Block 2, 16-0026-000 $ 992.44 Original, City of Beardsley Marvin Witte S 1/2 of Lot 1 Block 3, 16-0187-000 $ 3,290.66 Ronda Herberg Witte Westfatl's 2rid Addition, City of Beardsley Robert Stotesbery Clinton Lands, 58'x83' 17-0009-000 $ 154.91 Lying E of & adjacent to S 83' of Lot 1 of eL 1, Sec. 16-123-46 Shelby Little Lots 19, 20 & 21 Block 3, 17-0190-000 $ 645.13 Erickson's 3rd Addition, City of Clinton Mark & Melissa Block All of eL 6 & 25'x104.4' 17-0237-000 $ 511.44 immed. E of & adjacent to eL 6, City of Clinton within Sec. 16-123-46 Henry J. Switters L.E. Lot C eL 31 & E 25' of 17-0296-000 $1,226.29 eL 32, City of Clinton David Brovold Lot 3 Block 5, Original, 19-0044-000 $1,554.37 City of Graceville Douglas Olson Lots 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17 20-0011-000 $ 230.15 Block A, Original, City of Johnson Roy Hartwell Etal N 25' of Lot 4 Block 2, 22-0665-000 $ 412.77 States Addition, City of Ortonville Timmy & Mandy Barber Vacated Ave & Lot 7 22-0666-000 $ 682.58 Ralph E. Sealey Block 3, States Addition, City of Ortonville Dave A. Cote Lot 4 Block 1, 1st Addition 22-0748-000 $ 4,992.92 James F. Cote Penn, City of Ortonville FAILURE TO REDEEM THE LANDS PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF REDEMPTION WILL RESULT IN THE LOSS OF THE LAND AND FORFEITURE TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA. Please contact the Big Stone County Auditor's office to verify the amount due at time of payment. Inquiries as to these proceedings can be made to the Big Stone County Auditor at the address listed below. Witness my hand and official seal this 11th day of July 2003. Michelle R. Knutson, Big Stone County Auditor 20 Second Street SE Ortonville, MN 56278 (July 22, 29, 2003) Family Fishing Day held for families of troops at Ripley A Family Fishing Day, for troops and their families, was held at Camp Ripley Military Reservation on Saturday, July 26. First Lady of Minnesota, Mary ! Pawle,,aT )rd Majo GrtP Lc' ' 'R. Andreotti were present at. the Fishing Day to visit with participants and to make presentations as part of the picnic lunch. Families of military personnel who have recently been deployed enjoyed a day of family fishing, children's activities and canoeing. The Family Fishing Day was held at Camp Ripley Military Reservation, which is located off Highway 371, north of Little Falls, MN. Abouf,800"irlnOta men and women are on active duty in Minnesota's Army and Air National Guard. This event was planned as an expression of support and apprecia- tion to the spouses and children of Minnesota's deployed soldiers. '00 Dodge Stratus SE Extension III I I I John Cunningham County Extension Educator 839-2518 or 1-800-279-2518 DATES TO REMEMBER: July 29 - Big Stone County Feedlot Hearing at Clinton (7 p.m.) July 30. Amble Fun day Aug. 5 - Cioverbud Day Camp at Lakeside Park, Ortonville (9 - 2 p.m.) Aug. 18 - 4-H Federation Officer Orientation at Lakeside Park Ortonville Aug. 18 - 4-H Federation Meeting (7:30 p.m.) followed by Record Judging (8:30 p.m.) Aug. 21 -Sept. 1 - Minnesota State Fair Cards of thanks I I III I CARD OF THANKS My grateful thanks to the Ortonville Ambulance Service for responding so well and rushing me over to the Prairie Lakes Hospital at Watertown. Thanks to Dr. Seeman and Dr. Labesky for a most success- ful surgery. Thanks to the nurses and staff at the Ortonville Hospital. Thanks to the Home Health Aides who did so much to help me. Thanks to all the family, relatives and friends who sent flowers, cards, gifts and ran so many errands for me. Your kind- ness will be cherished forever. 27-1 Ailys Henningson CARD OF THANKS Rice Hospice-Ortonville/ Graceville Branch would like to thank everyone who stopped by our booth at the Big Stone County Fair. The winner of the Hospice Angel given away this year was Dorothy Krogsrud of Correll. Thanks again for your interest and support Ortonville/Graceville 8ranch Rice Hospice Board and Volunteers 27-1" CARD OF THANKS We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to our friends and neighbors for their acts of kindness and sympa- thy shown to us following the death of our brother, Donald Von Eschen. It helps us at our time of grieving that you cared. Irene and Vernon Henkelman, 27-1 Arlene Wiese CARD OF THANKS What a party! Thanks to my won- derful family for the great outdoor birthday party. Thanks to all who came or sent cards, flowers and gifts. It was fantastic. God bless everyone. Isabel Kraemer 27-1 '532 Cliff St., Ortonville CARD OF THANKS We would like to extend a very sincere and heartfelt thank you to the Ortonville High School Class of 2000. The memorial in honor of Jes- sica Moen and our memories will essentially live on forever. The words and actions of 'you' her classmates reflected what a great group of young individuals that you are! A special thank you is also extended to Nicole Thompson, Class President, for organizing the project. To Father Bob for his words of prayer and to all the classmates, family and friends who came to share in the dedication. Graciously, Lon, Cindy and Justin Moen, 27-1 Justin Athey and family In Memoriam IN MEMORIAM In loving memory of our son and brother who passed away 38 sad years ago, Aug. 1, 1965. Days of sadness still come over us Tears of silence often flow For memory keeps you ever near us Though you passed away 38 years ago. 27-1 Sadly missed by your parents, brothers and sisters, Carl and Arlene Maas and Family Wanted ] I I i WANTED-Private duck hunting slough to accommodate three or more blinds. Call Steve at 952-941-4252. 26-4 Pets ] IIII I I FREE DOG-Six month old Springer/Terrier female. Needs room to run. (320) 839-7062. 27-1 BIG STONE & ORTONVILLE HOMES COUNTRY LIVING Two miles from Odonvgle oity Iimitl on Hwy, 7S. Mint condition, 3+ bedroom mch-tt home. Completely remodeled 1988 and is like-new condition. Rnlehed lower level, double attached gara with extra 1-1/2 car garage. Well and septic system, nicely landscaped with evergreens and shrubl. Locetsd on 4.35 acrea. BIG STONE CITY, SD Real nice, 3 bedroom home. Main floor remodeled in 1999 with new breezeway and double car garage. Updated electrical and plumbing. Natural gas furnace. Large  .... corner lot located on main .................... ": .... . ., ...::., :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ..... "COUNTRY LIVING" IN ORTONvlLLE 610 - 3RD AVE., BIG STONE CITY, SD Handicap accessible, mint condition, two bedroom ranchtyle home. All interior rooms repainted, new heavy duty vinyl siding and new windows. Large bathrooma with wheelchair acasslble shower. Full basement with natural gas furnace. Beautiful corner lot. Ready to move Into, Priced $70s. CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT TO VIEW THESE EXCLUSIVE LISTINGSl Mint condition, 3 bedroom rambler, Park- like letting with lots of trees, flowers and landscaped. This home has a large family room and porch over a tuck-under, two.car garage. Earthtone carpets, about 14 ft. khen cabinets, full bseemen. Enjoy the doer, pheasants and turkeys in the hek yard. Has good well and septic aystlm with city wa on IoL Locetsd on or an acra of lend on a main highway, MARCELLA D. KOHLS REALTY Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-3004 mkohls@ info-link.net 00INDEPENDENT notices IRE SALE OF ENTITY OF THE WITHIN THE LAW IS NOT ACTION. -'BY GIVEN, that conditions of le: : Karyn Minnwest Bank OF RECORDING: 1997, Big Stone Document No. OF MORTGAGE: Housing July 31, 1997, 997, Big Stone cument No. ;CRIPTION OF (10) of Block Two to the City of Io subdivison of the Northeast of Section Nine ndred Twenty-one (46), West ICH PROPERTY IS AMOUNT OF D CLAIMED TO 'E OF NOTICE, PAID BY of proceeding lee requirements as no action or nstituted at law or r the debt secured thereof; power of sale the above be sold by the follows: I, 10:00 a.m. Steps of Big so, City of Secured by said if any, on said costs and fees of said their personal -EASED FROM ON PROFESSIOHFiL OFFICE SPFiCE Space available for lease! The two office suites consists of 360 square feet with main street exposure. It is located in the neu,ly remodeled Ash & Recdstron00/Sct00reiner of Co004ncil Building at NW 2nd Street, Ortonville. MN. Also the upstairs (4.900 sq ft) Apartment, Condo, Office con bc leased or purchased. 7"akc00 a tour anytime, contact your local real estate Broker or call &':;9-3939 (24/7) BY LAW FOR PERSONAL ASSIGNS, FIVE WEEKS IS ENTERED STATUTES, '.TERMINING, NOTICE ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROJECT Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Big Stone County Board of Commissioners at the office of the County Auditor, 20 SE 2nd Street, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 until 11:00 AM. on 19th day of August 2003 for the construction of the following work: TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT S.P. 06-595-01 Location: Big Stone County Historical Society/Museum Type of work: Pedestrian trail, retaining wall repair, lookout tower construction, sidewalks Upon payment of $20.00 fee (non- refundable, make checks payable to Big Stone County Highway Department), plans, proposals and specifications may be obtained at the County Engineer's Office, 437 North Minnesota Street, Ortonville,MN 56278, (320) 839-2594. Big Stone County retains the right to reject any and all bids, or any part of a bid. Plan Holders lists will be available on the internet at www.biQstonecounty.ora/highway updated on Mondays by 5:00 p.m. A Bidders Abstract will be available on the website by 5:00 p.m. the day of the bid opening. All bids must be sealed, identified on the envelope, and accompanied by a Certified Check or Bidder' Bond, payable to the Big Stone County Treasurer in the amount of at least five percent (5%) of the total bid. Said check or bond will be forfeited in the event that the bidder fails to enter into a contract. No bidder may withdraw a bid within 30 days after the scheduled closing time of the receipt of bids. Minimum wage rates to be paid by the Contractors have been predetermined and are subject to the Work Hours Act of 1962, P.O. 87-581 and implementing regulations. READ CAREFULLY THE WAGE SCALES AND DIVISION A OF THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS THEY AFFECT THIS/THESE PROJECT/PROJECTS The Minnesota Department of Transportation hereby notifies all bidders: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil rights Act of 1964 (Act), as amended and title 49,Code of Federal Regulations, Subtitle A Part 21, Non- discrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation, it will affirmatively assure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded maximum opportunity to participate and/or to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin in consideration for an award; In accordance with Title VI of the Civil, Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and Title 23, Code of Federal Regulations, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 as well as Block 10. The Deed shall reserve to the City an easement for all existing utilities, if any. APPROVED: David Dinnel, Mayor ATTEST: Charleen Grossman, City Clerk-Administrator (July 29, 2003) PUBLIC NOTICE CLOSE PROXIMITY OWNERS AND LOCAL OFFICIALS BIG STONE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Notice is hereby given that the Big Stone County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 12, 2003 in the Memorial Building at 7:00 p.m. in Clinton, MN. Subdivision Permit: Christopher M. Slutz Legal Description: Lots 14 and 15, Revised Plat of Foster, a subdivision located in Government Lot 2, Section 34, Township 123, Range 48 This subdivision permit requests the subdivisions of the above property on Big Stone Lake into six lots to be called Mallard's NQt. Section 7.1. of the Big Stone County Shoreland Management Ordinance, 1993 specifies that each lot created through subdivision must be suitable in its natural state for the proposed use with minimal alteration. All persons interested may appear and be heard at said time and place, or submit views in writing or by representative. If you know of any interested property owner who, for any reason, has not received a copy of this notice, please inform him/her of the time and place of the hearing. Dated: August 17, 2003 By order of the Big Stone County Planning Commission RondaMaas, Deputy Environmental Officer 20 SE 2nd St. Ortonville, MN 56278 (July 29, 2003) NOTICE ADVERTISEMENT FOR QUOTES CITY OF ORTONVILLE, MN 315 MADISON AVENUE Notice is hereby given that the City will receive separate sealed quotes for the lease of land adjacent to the City of Ortonville Municipal airport. The area of tillable land is approximately 107.3 acres and is described as follows: The Southwest quarter (SW 1/4) of Section Ten (10), Township One- Hundred Twenty-one (121), Range Forty-six (46), AND Tract II, Municipal Airport Plat filed July 6, 1972, in Large Plat Case 136 in the Office of the County Recorder of Big Stone County, Minnesota, EXCEPTING that portion used for airport purposes, such as runways and building areas. Sealed quotes will be received by the Ortonville City Council at the Office of the City Clerk/Administrator until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2003. Quotes will be reviewed at the August 18, 2003 Council meeting. The previous lease documents may be examined at the Ortonville City Clerk/Administrator's Office located at 315 Madison Avenue. Charleen K. Grossman, Ortonville City Clerk-Administrator AGENCY THAT,_e ^,-,=THE ,--nrt 230 Suboartr A- Equal Employ ment ( July 29 , Aug. 5 ,2003 ) E0.,','," Opportunity on Federal and Federal-Aid ,ERT v ,,o=r supportive services), it will affirmatively ..... =,=v ..=,_. ..... " uL,u assure increased participation of" .... ,,rVu.,z:..Ptl=...u..t..r._ - 't ruL,,=%,, nc:P'rtlPll, IDT 1111= OUAHU , mmorwty groups anddtsadvantaged ................... persons and women in all phases of the ul- A="'n-AL AND ADJUSTMENT OF highway construction industry, and that HOUSING on any project constructed pursuant to IICATION FROM , Aug. 5, 12, 2003) :E URT DISTRICT DIVISION HEARING AND IN )RS ERBER, ice is hereby 3f August, ing will at or the formal >urporting to )ve named 2000 and Eckardt, Highway personal the above Supervised r objections the Court. are will to sgal debts, and sell and do all )n that AIL s against said same or to the months or said (3erald j. Seibel, Jdge N'r GHLIN, this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be provided to all persons without regard to their race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin; In accordance with the Minnesota Human rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363.03 Unfair Discriminatory Practices, it will affirmatively assure that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be offered to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age; In accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363.073 Certificates of COmpliance for Public Contracts and 363.074 Rules for Certificates of Compliance, it will assure that appropriate parties to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement possess valid Certificates of Compliance. If you are not a current holder of a compliance certificate issued by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and intend to bid on any job in this advertisement you must contact the Department of Human Rights immediately for assistance in obtaining a certificate. The following notice from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights applies to all contractors: "It is hereby agreed between the parties that Minnesota Statue, Section 363.073 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 are incorporated into any contract between these parties based on this specification or any modification to it. A copy of Minnesota Statute 363.073 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 is available upon request from the contracting agency." "It is hereby agreed betweetl the parties that this agency will require affirmative action requirements be met by contractors in relation to Minnesota Statute 363.073 and Minnesota Rules 5000.3600, Failure by a contractor to implement an affirmative action plan or make a good faith effort shall result in revocation of its certificate or revocation of the contract (Minnesota Statue 363.073, Subd. 2 and 3)." Michelle R. Knutson, Auditor Big Stone County, Minnesota (July 22, 29, Aug. 5, 2003) THE CITY OF ORTONVILLE Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of Appeal and Adjustment will be held on Tuesday, August 12th at the City Offices located at 315 Madison Avenue at 4:30 pro. At the public hearing the Board will consider a variance request by Scott and Jami Bohlman, 427 SE 2nd Street. The legal description of the property is Lots 3 & 4 $1/2 Lot 5, Block 6 Scholberg's Addition of the City of Ortonville, Big Stone County, Minnesota. The variance request, if approved, would allow Bohlman to sell as a residential property. Section 150.116 Continuance and Maintenance, Subdivision Seven (D) of the Zoning Ordinance requires that when any lawful nonconforming use of any structure or land in any district has been changed to a conforming use, it shall not thereafter be changed to any nonconforming use. Persons desiring to be heard with reference to the proposed variance request will be heard at this meeting. ORTONVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION / BOARD OF APPEAL AND ADJUSTMENT (July 29, 2003) PUBLIC NOTICE The Southwest Minnesota Workforce Council is soliciting proposals to provide staffing services to the Workforce Council. Parties wishing to submit a proposal should request further information from the Southwest Minnesota Workforce Council, Lyon County Courthouse, Third Floor, 607 West Main Street, Marshall, MN 56258, 507-537-6987. Proposals must be received no later than 12:00 Noon, Friday, August 29, 2003. (July 29, 2003) NOTICE ORDINANCE NO. 03-03 CITY OF ORTONVILLE COUNTY OF BIG STONE. STATE OF MINNESOTA AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN CITY OWNED LANDS TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. The Mayor and City Administrator are authorizedto execute a quit claim deed to the State of Minnesota acting through the Minnesota Department of Transportation legally described as Bundock Addition Block 9 Lots 2, 4, 6, NOTICE OF EXPIRATION OF REDEMPTION STATE OF MINNESOTA ) Michelle R. Knutson ) County Auditor COUNTY OF BIG STONE ) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING AN INTEREST IN LANDS DESCRIBED IN THIS NOTICE You are hereby notified that the parcels of land described in this notice and located in Big Stone County, Minnesota, are subject to forfeiture to the State of Minnesota because of the nonpayment of delinquent property taxes, special assessments, penal- ties, interest and costs levied on those parcels. The time for redemption from forfeiture expires if a redemption is not made by the later of: 1) 60 days after service of this notice on all persons having an interest in the lands ot record at the office of the county recorder or 2) by May 12, 2003. The redemption must be made in my office. The following information is listed below: the name of the taxpayers, fee owners and those parties who have filed their addresses pursuant to M.S. 276.04t; the legal description; tax parcel number (PID); and the amount necessary to redeem the parcel as of the date of this notice. _S_C t  Amount Due Lismore Stock Farm E part of Lot 4, 13-0212-000 $ 157.28 Sac. 5-122-47 Bernard & Ruth Guenther S 25' of Lots 7, 8, 9 15-0006-000 $ 235.78 William Foley & 10 Block 1, Original, City of Barry Bernard & Ruth Guenther N 75' of W 100' of Block 15-0058-000 $ 295.97 12, Original, City of Barry Ronald Fossen W 80' of Lot 17 Block 2, 16-0026-000 $ 992.44 Original, City of Beardsley Marvin Witte S 1/2 of Lot 1 Block 3, 16-0187-000 $ 3,290.66 Ronda Herberg Witte Westfatl's 2rid Addition, City of Beardsley Robert Stotesbery Clinton Lands, 58'x83' 17-0009-000 $ 154.91 Lying E of & adjacent to S 83' of Lot 1 of eL 1, Sec. 16-123-46 Shelby Little Lots 19, 20 & 21 Block 3, 17-0190-000 $ 645.13 Erickson's 3rd Addition, City of Clinton Mark & Melissa Block All of eL 6 & 25'x104.4' 17-0237-000 $ 511.44 immed. E of & adjacent to eL 6, City of Clinton within Sec. 16-123-46 Henry J. Switters L.E. Lot C eL 31 & E 25' of 17-0296-000 $1,226.29 eL 32, City of Clinton David Brovold Lot 3 Block 5, Original, 19-0044-000 $1,554.37 City of Graceville Douglas Olson Lots 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17 20-0011-000 $ 230.15 Block A, Original, City of Johnson Roy Hartwell Etal N 25' of Lot 4 Block 2, 22-0665-000 $ 412.77 States Addition, City of Ortonville Timmy & Mandy Barber Vacated Ave & Lot 7 22-0666-000 $ 682.58 Ralph E. Sealey Block 3, States Addition, City of Ortonville Dave A. Cote Lot 4 Block 1, 1st Addition 22-0748-000 $ 4,992.92 James F. Cote Penn, City of Ortonville FAILURE TO REDEEM THE LANDS PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF REDEMPTION WILL RESULT IN THE LOSS OF THE LAND AND FORFEITURE TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA. Please contact the Big Stone County Auditor's office to verify the amount due at time of payment. Inquiries as to these proceedings can be made to the Big Stone County Auditor at the address listed below. Witness my hand and official seal this 11th day of July 2003. Michelle R. Knutson, Big Stone County Auditor 20 Second Street SE Ortonville, MN 56278 (July 22, 29, 2003) Family Fishing Day held for families of troops at Ripley A Family Fishing Day, for troops and their families, was held at Camp Ripley Military Reservation on Saturday, July 26. First Lady of Minnesota, Mary ! Pawle,,aT )rd Majo GrtP Lc' ' 'R. Andreotti were present at. the Fishing Day to visit with participants and to make presentations as part of the picnic lunch. Families of military personnel who have recently been deployed enjoyed a day of family fishing, children's activities and canoeing. The Family Fishing Day was held at Camp Ripley Military Reservation, which is located off Highway 371, north of Little Falls, MN. Abouf,800"irlnOta men and women are on active duty in Minnesota's Army and Air National Guard. This event was planned as an expression of support and apprecia- tion to the spouses and children of Minnesota's deployed soldiers. '00 Dodge Stratus SE Extension III I I I John Cunningham County Extension Educator 839-2518 or 1-800-279-2518 DATES TO REMEMBER: July 29 - Big Stone County Feedlot Hearing at Clinton (7 p.m.) July 30. Amble Fun day Aug. 5 - Cioverbud Day Camp at Lakeside Park, Ortonville (9 - 2 p.m.) Aug. 18 - 4-H Federation Officer Orientation at Lakeside Park Ortonville Aug. 18 - 4-H Federation Meeting (7:30 p.m.) followed by Record Judging (8:30 p.m.) Aug. 21 -Sept. 1 - Minnesota State Fair Cards of thanks I I III I CARD OF THANKS My grateful thanks to the Ortonville Ambulance Service for responding so well and rushing me over to the Prairie Lakes Hospital at Watertown. Thanks to Dr. Seeman and Dr. Labesky for a most success- ful surgery. Thanks to the nurses and staff at the Ortonville Hospital. Thanks to the Home Health Aides who did so much to help me. Thanks to all the family, relatives and friends who sent flowers, cards, gifts and ran so many errands for me. Your kind- ness will be cherished forever. 27-1 Ailys Henningson CARD OF THANKS Rice Hospice-Ortonville/ Graceville Branch would like to thank everyone who stopped by our booth at the Big Stone County Fair. The winner of the Hospice Angel given away this year was Dorothy Krogsrud of Correll. Thanks again for your interest and support Ortonville/Graceville 8ranch Rice Hospice Board and Volunteers 27-1" CARD OF THANKS We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to our friends and neighbors for their acts of kindness and sympa- thy shown to us following the death of our brother, Donald Von Eschen. It helps us at our time of grieving that you cared. Irene and Vernon Henkelman, 27-1 Arlene Wiese CARD OF THANKS What a party! Thanks to my won- derful family for the great outdoor birthday party. Thanks to all who came or sent cards, flowers and gifts. It was fantastic. God bless everyone. Isabel Kraemer 27-1 '532 Cliff St., Ortonville CARD OF THANKS We would like to extend a very sincere and heartfelt thank you to the Ortonville High School Class of 2000. The memorial in honor of Jes- sica Moen and our memories will essentially live on forever. The words and actions of 'you' her classmates reflected what a great group of young individuals that you are! A special thank you is also extended to Nicole Thompson, Class President, for organizing the project. To Father Bob for his words of prayer and to all the classmates, family and friends who came to share in the dedication. Graciously, Lon, Cindy and Justin Moen, 27-1 Justin Athey and family In Memoriam IN MEMORIAM In loving memory of our son and brother who passed away 38 sad years ago, Aug. 1, 1965. Days of sadness still come over us Tears of silence often flow For memory keeps you ever near us Though you passed away 38 years ago. 27-1 Sadly missed by your parents, brothers and sisters, Carl and Arlene Maas and Family Wanted ] I I i WANTED-Private duck hunting slough to accommodate three or more blinds. Call Steve at 952-941-4252. 26-4 Pets ] IIII I I FREE DOG-Six month old Springer/Terrier female. Needs room to run. (320) 839-7062. 27-1 BIG STONE & ORTONVILLE HOMES COUNTRY LIVING Two miles from Odonvgle oity Iimitl on Hwy, 7S. Mint condition, 3+ bedroom mch-tt home. Completely remodeled 1988 and is like-new condition. Rnlehed lower level, double attached gara with extra 1-1/2 car garage. Well and septic system, nicely landscaped with evergreens and shrubl. Locetsd on 4.35 acrea. BIG STONE CITY, SD Real nice, 3 bedroom home. Main floor remodeled in 1999 with new breezeway and double car garage. Updated electrical and plumbing. Natural gas furnace. Large  .... corner lot located on main .................... ": .... . ., ...::., :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ..... "COUNTRY LIVING" IN ORTONvlLLE 610 - 3RD AVE., BIG STONE CITY, SD Handicap accessible, mint condition, two bedroom ranchtyle home. All interior rooms repainted, new heavy duty vinyl siding and new windows. Large bathrooma with wheelchair acasslble shower. Full basement with natural gas furnace. Beautiful corner lot. Ready to move Into, Priced $70s. CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT TO VIEW THESE EXCLUSIVE LISTINGSl Mint condition, 3 bedroom rambler, Park- like letting with lots of trees, flowers and landscaped. This home has a large family room and porch over a tuck-under, two.car garage. Earthtone carpets, about 14 ft. khen cabinets, full bseemen. Enjoy the doer, pheasants and turkeys in the hek yard. Has good well and septic aystlm with city wa on IoL Locetsd on or an acra of lend on a main highway, MARCELLA D. KOHLS REALTY Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-3004 mkohls@ info-link.net 00INDEPENDENT