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.iiimiiiiii '  ' IIiiiiiiiiiiIIIIIII ' Public notices " NOTICE 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 29, 2004 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $49,614.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Heather J. Larson, a single person MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., a Delaware corporation as nominee for Voyager Bank DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Filed November 1, 2004, Big Stone County Recorder; Document No. 158338 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: None LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot Four (4), Block Eighteen (18), Orton's First Addition to the City of Ortonville COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Big Stone County, Minnesota THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $47,199.00 That no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, o( any part thereof; that there has been compliance with all pre-foreclosure notice and acceleration requirements of said mortgage, and/or applicable statutes; 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: November 20, 2008 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Big Stone County Sheriff's Office, in the lobby, 20 Southeast Second Street, Ortonville, Minnesota to pay the debt then secured by said mortgage, and taxes, if any actually paid by the mortgagee, on the premises and the costs and disbursements allowed by law. The time allowed by law for redemption by said mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months from the date of sale. 'q'HE 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: October 1, 2008 MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC 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: November 13, 2006 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $48,000.00 MORTGAGOR(S): James Larson, a married man MORTGAGEE: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., a United States of America National Association DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Filed November 14, 2006, Big Stone County Recorder; Document No. 161828 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: none LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot Seven (7), Block One (1), Skyview Addition to the City of Ortonville COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Big Stone County, Minnesota THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $48,942.86 THAT no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; that there has been compliance with all pre-foreclosure notice and acceleration requirements of said mortgage, and/or applicable statutes; 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; December 11, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Big Stone County Sheriff's office, in the lobby, 20 southeast Second Street, Ortonville, Minnesota to pay the debt then secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any actually paid by the mortgagee, on the premises and the costs and disbursements allowed by law. The time allowed by law for redemption by said mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns is Six (6) months from 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." Dated: October 20. 2008 WELLS IARGO BANK, N.A. Mortgagee DISTRICT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BIG STONE ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE IN AN UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS In Re: Estate of ELLA MARIE DELCASTILLO, aJk/a ELLA DEL-CASTILLO, a/k/a ELLA MARIE DEL-CASTILLO, Deceased TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS: IT IS ORDERED AND NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 26th day of November, 2008 at 8:00 a.m., before the Honorable Judge Peter A. Hoff, Judge of District Court, Big Stone County Courthouse, 20 SE Second Street, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278, a hearing will be held in the above-named Court at Ortonville, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the above- named decedent, dated October 7, 1993, and for the appointment of Frances Kopitzke, whose address is 748 Lake Avenue, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278, as personal representative of the estate of the above-named decedent in an unsupervised administration, and that any objections thereto must be filed with the Court. That, if proper, and no objections are filed, said personal representative will be appointed to administer the estate, to collect all assets, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, and sell real and personal property, and do all necessary acts for the estate. Notice is further given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes 524.3-801(b)(c), ALL CREDITORS having claims against said estate are required to present the same to the personal representatives or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this notice or said claims will be barred. Dated: Nov. 3, 2008 Peter A. Hoff, Judge of District Court by Julie Berger, Deputy William J. Watson Attorney for Estate 37 Northwest Second Street Ortonville, MN 56278 (320) 839-6197 Attorney Reg. #114911 (Nov. 4 & 11,2008) PROCEEDINGS OF THE BIG STONE COUNTY BOARD October 7, 2008 The Big Stone County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner's Room at 830 AM on Tuesday, October 7, 2008. Chairman Janssen called the meeting to order with Commissioners Athey, Sandberg and Olson present. Also present were Mike Swenson of the Ortonville Independent, County Attorney Bill Watson and County Auditor Michelle REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. REITER & SCHILLER, P.A. Knutson. The Pledge of Allegiance Mortgagee By: Is/  : , followed. Commissioner Tomschin arrived REITER & SCHILLER, P.A.  'd6"a F. Siffe,'E,q. :-  .- ....... at the meeting - ' By: Is/ Sarah J.B. Adam, Esq. Motion by Olson, seconded by Rebecca F. Schiller, Esq. Sarah J.B. Adam, Esq. N. Kibongni Fondungallah, Esq. James J. Pauly, Esq. Leah K. Weaver, Esq. Attorneys for Mortgagee 25 North Dale Street St. Paul, MN 55102-2227 (651) 209-9760 (X4528) THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. FORECLOSURE DATA Minn. Stat. 580.025 (1) Street address, city and zip cod of mortgaged premises: 16 SE 4th Street, Ortonville, MN 56278 (2) Transaction agent, residential mortgage servicer; and lender or broker: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., a Delaware corporation as nominee for Voyager Bank (3) Tax parcel identification number: 22-0400-000 (4) Transaction agent's mortgage ID number (MERS number): " 100038900005481481 (5) Name of mortgage originator: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., a Delaware corporation as nominee for Voyager Bank (Oct. 7 14, 21,28, Nov. 4 & 11,2008) NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION OTREY TOWNSHIP BIG STONE COUNTY, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given to qualified voters of Otrey Township, Big Stone County, State of Minnesota, that the General Election ballot for Nov. 4, 2008 will contain the ballot to elect the following township offices: Supervisor B ................. 4 year term Supervisor C ................. 4 year term Clerk ............................. 4 year term Dated: Oct. 23, 2008. Larry Helgeson, Clerk Otrey Township (Oct. 28 & Nov. 4, 2008) N. Kibongni Fondungallah, Esq. James J. Pauly, Esq. Leah K. Weaver, Esq. Attorneys for Mortgagee 25 North Dale Street St. Paul, MN 55102-2227 (651) 209-9760 (X4571) THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR FORECLOSURE DATA Minn. Stat. 580.025 (1) Street address, city and zip code of mortgaged premises: 533 Stephens Avenue, Ortonville, MN 56278 (2) Tansaction agent: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., a United States of America National Association (3) Name of Mortgage Originator (Lender): Wells FargoBank, IA., a United States of America National Association (4) Residential servicer: Wells Fargo Home Mortgage 877-216-8448 (5) Tax parcel indentification number: 220978000 (6) Transaction agent's mortgage ID number (MERS number): None (Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25 & Dec. 2, 2008) NOTICE Rinkenberger Recychng will NO LONGER be accepting refrigerators, deep freezes, air conditioners, televisions or computer monitors. Thank you for assistance in zomplying to Minnesota Pollution Control regulations. David Rinkenberger, owner 60683 - 290th St., Chokio, MN 56221 WASTE MANAGEMENT will be running a LEAF DAY --- City of Ortonville Only.- Friday, Nov. 14 ONE DAY ONLY Please place/eaves and yard waste where normally place your garbage. Tomschin and carried to approve the minutes of the September 16 th regular meeting. Motion by Sandberg, seconded by Athey and carried to approve the agenda with noted additions. Committee reports were oresented. Motion by Olson, seconded by Sandberg and carried to adopt the following resolution: 2008-23 WHEREAS, MS 375A.121 permits modifying the duties of the County Auditor and Treasurer; and WHEREAS, Big Stone County requested special legislation to allow the transferring of additional delinquent tax and tax forfeiture duties from the County Auditor to the Treasurer; and WHEREAS, the Minnesota State Legislature has passed Laws, 2008, Chapter 180 permitting assigning all duties relatingto delinquent property taxes, including tax forfeiture to be assigned to the County Treasurer; and WHEREAS, a special law shall not be effective without the approval of the local overnment affected as per MS 645.021. HEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Big Stone County hereby approves of Laws, 2008, Chapter 180 and authorizes the Auditor to file a certificate of approval with the Secretary of State. Motion by Athey, seconded by Olson and carded to adopt the following resolution: 2008-24 WHEREAS, Minnesota Statute 484.87, Subd. 3 allows for a city with a population of 600 persons or less to, by Resolution, authorize the County Attorney to prosecute petty misdemeanor and misdemeanor violations of state law; and WHEREAS, pursuant to the subdivision, the action must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners; and WHEREAS, the .County Attorney is willing to prosecute all petty misdemeanor and misdemeanor violations of state law in the cities of a population of 600 or less in Big Stone County, Minnesota; and WHEREAS, the following cities have passed resolutions authorizing the County Attorney to prosecute the same, said cities are: City of Barry, Minnesota City of Beardsley, Minnesota City of Clinton, Minnesota City of Correll, Minnesota City of Graceville, Minnesota City of Johnson, Minnesota City of Odessa, Minnesota NOW THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED: 1. The County Attorney, and/or his designee, is authorized to prosecute all petty misdemeanor and misdemeanor cases and gross misdemeanors prosecuted by the city attorney, within the cities of Barry, Beardsley, Clinton Corre, Graceville, Johnson and Odessa. 2. This authorization shall continue until and unless the cities that are subject to this authority or the County Board shall rescind this authority. Attorney Watson updated the Board on the County Road #63 condemnation case. Discussion was held on the County Attorney's 2009 budget. Attorney Watson requested that expenditures to Bachman Printing be in addition to his office contract. Motion by Olson, seconded by Athey and carried to authorize payment for rofessional printing services to Bachman rinting as a separate line item in the County Attorney budget. Attorney Watson reported that the Attorney General's Office will be assisting with a grand jury on a County case. Motion by Athey, seconded by Sandberg and carried to authorize payment of the following claims as presented by Auditor Knutson: General $ 59,131.50 Highway 73,404.53 Total $132,536.03 Auditor Knutson reported that only one bid was received for snow removal services at Family Services. Motion by Olson, seconded by Sandberg and carried to accept the bid from Bob Johnson for snow removal services at the Family Services building. Auditor Knutson was also instructed to contact Mr. Johnson to see if he was willing to provide snow removal services at the Courthouse as well and report back at the next meeting. Motion by Tomschin, seconded by Sandberg and carded to reappoint Isabel Kraemer to the HRA Board for a 5year term effective October 4, 2008. Discussion was held on a letter received from the USDA regarding the air quality report that was received for the Family Services Building. Commissioner Sandberg will be meeting with the respective agencies at 10:30 AM to discuss the options available. County Engineer Nick Anderson gave a project update and reported that the agreement with the DNR for the trail has been received. Motion by Sandberg, seconded by Olson and carried to award and execute the contract with Structural Specialties for SAP 06-090-002 with Commissioner Athey voting Nay. Engineer Anderson reviewed the Highway Department's financial status. Discussion was held on the County Road #63 project. Consensus was to table it until the next meeting. Motion by Athey, seconded by Olson and carried to accept the quote for gravel crushing from Sibson Gravel at $2.10/yard to be done this fall. This was originally budgeted out of 2009 funds. Motion by Olson, seconded by Sandberg and carried to light the intersection of Highway 75 and the Golf Course Road as recommended by Engineer Anderson. Engineer Anderson provided an update on the upcomingbridge work on the trail. Motion by Tomschin, seconded by Athey and carried to authorize the elected officials 2009 salaries to be divided over 27 payrolls as recommended by HR Director Sue Schultz. Due to the additional duties added to the Assessor's Office with the retiring of local assessors, motion by Sandberg, seconded by Athey and carried to authorize the hiring of Travis Scoblic for the Appraiser/Office Clerk position at Grade 7 Step 1. Discussion was held on the increasing BCBS rates for retirees. HR Director Schultz will provide more information at the next meeting. Auditor Knutson reminded board members of the registration deadline for the annual AMC conference. Auditor Knutson presented a copy of a letter received from Western Minnesota Prairie Waters. Motion by Olson, seconded by Tomschin and carried to authorize the Historical Society to erect a message center at the Musuem as part of a recent grant they received. Commissioner Sandberg provided an IT update from Vertical Solutions. Motion by Sandberg and seconded by Olson to authorize continuing the contract .with Vertical:Solutions through December 3 at the current rate. Motion carried with Commissioners Athey and Tornschin voting Nay. A space needs discussion was held. Sheriff" John Haukos reported on the assessment received from Hasslen Construction on the H&H building. Sheriff Haukos also reviewed some of the advantages of one facility for all law enforcement. Commissioner Sandberg, Attorney Watson and Mike Swenson left the meeting at the break. MCIT Account Executive Bruce Underdahl was present to provide the 2008 Coverage Review Department Heads Sue Schultz, Sandy Void and Elaine Martig were also present. Commissioner Sandberg returned to the meeting during the presentation. Bruce Casey, also from MCIT, provided an update on some of the loss control programs available to the County. Commissioner Sandberg reported on his 10:30 AM meeting. Chairman Janssen adjourned the meeting at 12:08 PM. Michelle R. Knutson, Auditor Howard Janssen, Chairman Friends of the Library By LaVerne Doering, President Over thirty supporters of the Friends of the Library attended the 3rd Author Event and Book Signing Monday, Oct. 20, at the Ortonville Community Senior Center. Helping the Friends sponsor this event was the Big Stone Arts Council. Award- winning writer, William Kent Krueger, spent an interesting hour giving his reasons for writing. His first book of his Northern Minnesota mystery series was "Iron Lake," with the newest book of the series, "Red Knife." All of his written work can be found through the Ortonville Library. He is presently researching a new series of stories that will be located along the Minnesota River area. The Friends memberships have been increasing, presently now over 25. We will always be glad to add more members. All members are invited to attend the next meeting to be held at the lower level of the Ortonville Public Library, Monday, Nov. 10, at 5 PM. We will be planning the next three Nov. and Dec. events, as well discussion of fund raising ideas being worked on. Saturday, Nov. 15, 12:30 PM to 3 PM (will be in lower level of Library): Author Ken Halverson of Andover. His book, "If Grandma's In Heaven, Watch Out! : The 1930's Bonrud Gang - operating in Swift and Chippewa Counties, also the Twin Cities area." Don't miss it! THE CLASSIFIED-] ,i Free v" Expanded Delivery Areal " Energy Efficiency Package ,/'Lennox Furnace Standard/ Call About Our Specially Discounted Display & Stock Modelsl rles ignhomes.com . 800.627.9443 NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC The Board of Directors of the Mound Cemetery Association announces the opening of the new Section 8 of the cemetery. Lots will be on sale beginning Nov. 15, 2008. For pricing or more information, contact Chad Karels, Sexton, at 320-305-0944. Mardy Knip, President GRACEVILLE ' HEALTH CENTER People You Know. Healthcare You Trust. Kenneth Rogotzke, DO ENT (Ear, Nose, Throa 0 wi. be at Graceville Health Center on Wednesday, November 26 th Dr. Rogotzke treats everyone from small children to adults. He primarily treats kids with ear & tonsil problems and adults with hearing problems, ear problems, dizziness, & sinus problems. Dr. Rogotzke can also remove suspicious skin lesions and treats symptoms of vertigo and dizziness. Dr. Rogotzke con perform ct voriety of surgeries including: Tonsillectomies, Adenoidectomies, Eor ,. Insertion, Sinus Surgery, Removol o skin lesions ond tumors, & Throot biopsies. ORTHOPEDICS ........ i ..................... Friday, October 31 .............................. E. Alan Williams, MD UROLOGY ....................................... Monday, November 3 ................. Raymond A. Hackett, MD UROLOGY ....................................... Monday, November 3 Thomas J. Stillwell, MD PODIATRY ....................................... Monday, November 3 ........................... Amee Gibson, DPM GENERAL SURGEON ....................... Tuesdays, November 4 & 18 .............. Paul Wasemiller, MD PSYCHOLOGY ................................ Tuesdays, November 4, 11, 18, 25 ....... Evy Rodne-Cole, LP DIETITIAN ....................  .................. Wednesday, November 5 ............ i ....... Julie Danielson, LRD CARDIOLOGY ................................ Tuesday, November 18 ....................... Christopher Paa, MD OPTOMETRY .................................. Thursday, November 20. ............... Christopher Conroy, OD AUDIOLOGY ................................... Monday, November 24 ................... Gina Kontz, MA, CCC-A OPHTHALMOLOGY ...................... Tuesday, November 25 ..................... Curt Wischmeier, MD INTERNAL MEDICINE .................. Tuesday, November 25 ............................... John Stock, MD ENT ................................................... Wednesday, November 26 ....  ......... Kenneth Rogotzke, DO MAM MOG RAMS .................................................. Avoiloble doily through GHC Mommogrophy We also offer Cardiac Rehab, Physical & Occupational Therapy and complete x-ray service, including ultrasounds, mammography, CT & MRI scans, Nuclear Medicine & Bone Density Testing. Tuesday, Nov. 4,2008 00INDEPENDENT Page 11