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AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS IHAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: October 9, 2003 i GE . _ OI  M"OI1:GAG'E Minnesota Housing Finance Agency I,OJ?,.S.SL,E .... Assignee of Mortgagee .AvTIONTOF Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. TI:r;Y O-F :'I-HE by: Michael T. Oberle ,S.N T'- Attorneys for: IS',C]'/'(3N." ' Minnesota Housing Finance Agency ' E"Nth Assignee of Mortgagee 50 E. 5th St., Suite 300 onsof(h-e St. Paul, MN 55101 ribed mortgage: - - - (651) 291-8955 a ''"Eu.yovember THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM [EI ................... A DEBT COLLECTOR. NAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF (Oct. 21,28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2003) 0000urns PROCEEDINGS OF an d : ttheL;ountyRecorder, inBig MORTGAGEE" Town and Country THEORTONVILLE Credit Corp. --']nty, Minnesota. >rtgage has been assigned as i.nnesota Housing Finance instrument dated August 31, -lB, Sd August 31, 2001, as ..lt No. 152202. n described in the mortgage ered land. al principal amount secureo lgage was: . $22,950.00 or proceeding at law is now recover the debt secured by e, or any part thereof. ;lder of the mortgage has ,With all conditions precedent 11tion of the debt secured by lade and foreclosure of the !, and all notice and other Ms of applicable statutes. late of this notice, the amount  rnortgage, and taxes, if any, holder of the mortgage is: . $23,342.27 to the power of sale in the i, the mortgage will be /I; and the and described as o t (8), Nine (9), Twelve (12) uth Twelve (12) feet of 51), Block Fifteen (15), at of the Village of by the County Sheriff of Big Minnesota, at public 18, 2003 at 10:00 AM, Office, located in the the Courthouse. J allowed by law for by the mortgagor(s) or representatives or (6) months after the date ALLOWED BY LAW FOR BY THE MORTGAGOR, $ PERSONAL ITATIVES OR ASSIGNS, TO FIVE WEEKS IAL ORDER IS ENTERED INNESOTA STATUTES, B2.032, DETERMINING, THINGS, THAT THE IED PREMISES ARE WITH A RESIDENTIAL OF LESS THAN FIVE NOT PROPERTY USED PRODUCTION, k NOTICE FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY Assignee of Mortgagee Putten, Jr., LLP Suite 4000 55402 Nsignee of Mortgagee ov. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2003) 00NOTICE iTE OF ASSUMED NAME .E OF MINNESOTA Statutes Chapter 333 !0f an assumed name does user with exclusive rights The filing is required for in order to enable be able to identify the true assumed name under business is or will be BORDER STATES of the principal place of 75 & MAIN MN 56225 e and complete street all persons conducting Ider the above Assumed the business is a Provide the legal corporate istered office address of Think of your Website as a billboard. DRIVE MN 55077 I am authorized to sign and I further certify that I that by signing this to the penalties in Minnesota Ction 609.48 as if I had- under oath. 2003 John Schmitz, CFO 651-355-6182 25, Dec 2, 2003) IOTICE DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: recorded December 20, 2002, Big Stone County Recorder, Document No. 154615 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot Two (2) in Block Two (2), Sunrise Addition to the City of Ortonville, Big Stone County, Minnesota COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Big Stone AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $50,397.65 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with, that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: January 6, 2004, 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff's Main Office, 20 SE Second St., Ortonville, MN to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within six months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s) their personal representatives or assigns. 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: November 5, 2003 Town and Country Credit Corp. Mortgagee SHAPIRO & NORDMEYER L.L.P. by Nancy A. Nordmeyer Lawrence P. Zielke Craig M. Barbee Attorneys for Mortgagee 7300 Metro Blvd., Suite 390 Edina, MN 5439-2306 .. (952) 831-4060 , THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. (Nov. 18, 25, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2003) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: October 4, 2002 MORTGAGORS: Kevin M. Weick, a singleperson MORTGAGEE: Bremer Bank, NA DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded October 8, 2002, Big Stone County RecOrder, Document No. 154250. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, dated October 4, 2002. Recorded October 8, 2002, Big Stone County Recorder, Document No. 154251. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot "A" of the West Half of the Southwest Quarter (Wl/2SW1/4), Section Twenty-eight (28), Township One Hundred Twenty-four (124) North, Range Forty-eight (48) West of the 5th P.M., according to the Plat on file in the office of the County Recorder, Big Stone County, Minnesota, SUBJECT to Highway right-of-way. COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: BigStone ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $50,050.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $51,105.52 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee compliedwith all notice requirements as required by statute; That no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, December 16, 2003, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Front steps of Big Stone County Courthouse, City of Ortonville to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premtses, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys' fees allowed by law subject to redemption within one year from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: None THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR'S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2003 7:00 PM SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Mayor Dinnel called the regular meeting of the Ortonville City Council to order at 7:00 P.M. Roll call was taken with the following being present: Mel Reinke, Artie Arndt, Mike Dorry, Dan Cakes with the following absent: Lisa Berkner, Lenore Sellin. City Staff Present: Char Grossman. Media Present: Beth Fuller, John Paulson. Others Present: Ken Archer, Kate Heinecke, Jim Heinecke, Met Ehlert, Norman Schultz, Mildred Amberg, Arnold Amberg, Jason Mork, Judy Fuller, Bob Loraff, Vern Nicholauson. AGENDA AMENDMENTS: A motion was offered by Reinke and seconded by Arndt and did pass unanimously to approve the agenda as amended: Delete: Recognitions of Citizen Boards, Committees and Commissions: 10.a Purchase 15 golf carts from NB Golf Cars CITIZENS TO BE HEARD: At the October 20th council meeting discussion was held concerning the upcoming budget cuts. The Council is requesting public input as to how the City should meet the lowering of LGA by the State of Minnesota. Several citizens were present regarding the combining of the City and County Police services. Some of their concerns were the safety of the public, reduced services, and lowering the quality of life. More input in other areas concerning the cuts are requested from the citizens of Ortonville. Additional informational meetings will follow. CONSENT AGENDA: Dinnel asked if there were any additions, corrections, or deletions to be made to the Consent Agenda. Motion was made by Dorry and seconded by Reinke, to approve the Consent Agenda which included the following items: 9.a: Motion approving proposed council minutes of October 20, 2003. 13.a: Dorry moved and Reinke seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-100 RESOLUTION APPROVING PRAIRIE ........ FIVE MEALSITE AGREEMENT BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota that the 2004 Prairie Five Mealsite Agreement is hereby approved and that the Mayor and Clerk-Administrator are tlereby authorized to sign necessary documents for said agreement. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Oakes, Reinke, Arndt, Dinnel, Dorry and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-100 passed this 3rd day of November 2003 13.b: Motion approving the gambling permit for St. John's Catholic Church's Bingo on 11/13/03. 15. Motion approving payment of bills as presented. With all members voting in favor, the motion carried. COMMITTEE/BOARD REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS: Cakes moved and Reinke seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-101 RESOLUTION APPROVING ADVERTISING THE ORTONMILLE GOLF COURSE IN THE MINNESOTA GOLF GUIDE WHEREAS, a coupon for one free greens fee with the purchase of another greens fee and cart rental available Monday through Friday until 1:00 P,M. wilt be offered, and WHEREAS, that upon the recommendation of the Golf Board, the City will be advertising the Ortonville Golf Course in the Minnesota Golf Guide, and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota hereby authorizes the advertising in the Golf Guide and offers this special promotion with the advertising to be at no charge to the City of Ortonville. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Arndt, Dorry, Reinke, Dinnel, Cakes and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-101 passed this 3rd day of November 2003. Reinke moved and Arndt seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-102 RESOLUTION APPROVING TWILIGHT GOLF RATES AFTER OCTOBER 1ST NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota approves the recommendation of the Golf Board, that after October 1st the Ortonville Golf Course will offer the Twilight Golf Rate to promote fall golf. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Arndt, Dorry, Reinke, Dinnel, Cakes and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-102 passed this 3rd day of November 2003. Dinnel moved and Dorry seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-103 RESOLUTION APPROVING GOLF CLUBHOUSE PEST CONTROL WHEREAS, a pest control service is needed at the Ortonville Golf Clubhouse, and WHEREAS, the service will charge a fee $419 per year, and WHEREAS, this expense will be considered in the preparation of the 2004 lease agreement, and NOW THEREFORE BE tT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota approves the recommendation of the Golf Board to COUNTY HIGHWAY PLANNING MEETING planning meeting County Board of ers and the Big Stone Department will be , Dec. 1, 2003, .m. at the Highway )uilding located at 437 North, Ortonville, MN is invited to attend and County Board of with comments and the schedule of road Will include discussion of the five year plan for the five-year plan for Purchases and other County Highway .ss. A detailed  available at the meeting. lrNov. 25, 2003) lC NOTICE ESSA, MINNESOTA I, 2003 city council main agenda, an item to e on is to transfer the , al Board of Appeal and .L o Big Stone County for a mree years.  Debra Teske, (N Odessa City Clerk :htov. 25, 2003 refund Mark Thompson $200 for the period of time when he does not operate the Clubhouse. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Arndt, Dorry, Reinke, Dinnel, Cakes and the following voted nay none. Resolution 03-103 passed this 3rd day of November 2003. Ken Archer updated the Council on the progress of the dialysis project. Dialysis blueprint and specification book are on review at the City Office. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: The unpaid City maintenance bill of Charles Carl Folkens in the amount of $731.38 was discussed. The recommendation of the City Attorney is to accept the Northland Insurance Company's previous offer to pay 50% of the damages in the amount of $365.69. Dorry moved and Dinnel seconded and the motion passed to accept the recommendation of the City Attorney to accept the offer from Northland Insurance to pay 50% of the repair bill for damages caused by Folkens Transport in the amount of $365.69. Motion passed 4-1 - Arndt voting no. NEW BUSINESS: The transferring of the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization duties to Big Stone County was discussed. A motion was made by Arndt and seconded by Dorry and did pass unanimously to decline the offer of combining the City's Board of Appeal and Equalization with the County. Arndt is a member of the Board and will attend the training sessions. A motion was made by Reinke and seconded by Arndt and did pass unanimously to canvas the November 4, 2003 municipal election results on November 7, 2003 at 9:00 AM. at the City Offices. ADJOURNMENT'. There being no further business to come before the Council, Dorry moved the adjournment of the meeting and with no objections thereto. Dinnel adjourned the November 3, 2003 regular meeting of the Ortonville City Council at 9:00 P.M. SPECIAL SESSION FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2003 9:00 AM. CITY OFFICE CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Upon due and proper notice Mayor David Dinnel called the special meeting of the Ortonville City Council to order at 9:00 A.M. Roll call was taken and the following were present: Mel Reinke, Dan Cakes, Lenore Sellin and the following were absent: Mike Dorry, Lisa Berkner, Artie Arndt City staff present: Char Grossman, Tom Dew, Roger Anderson. Media present: none. Dinnel stated the purpose of the meeting was to canvass the municipal general election results. NEW BUSINESS: The election summary statement was reviewed. Reinke moved and Cakes seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-104 RESOLUTION CERTIFYING RESULTS OF NOVEMBER 4, 2003 GENERAL ELECTION BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota that the General City Election Summary Statement of Votes (Statement) as prepared by City's Official Ballot Counters as is on file in the office of the City Clerk/Administrator is hereby certified and further that the Clerk/Administrator is hereby instructed to deliver said Statement to Big Stone County Auditor. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Cakes, Dinnel, Reinke, Sellin, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-104 passed this 7th day of November 2003. ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to come before the Council, Sellin moved that the November 7, 2003 special meeting of the Ortonville City Council be adjourned. With no objections thereto, Dinnel adjourned the meeting at 9:03 A.M. Charleen K. Grossman, City Clerk-Administrator PROCEEDINGS OF THE ORTONVILLE SCHOOL BOARD Monday, Oct. 20, 2003 The Ortonville Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, October 20, 2003 at 7:00 PM in the Library/Media Center. Members Present: James Nelson, Marlowe Klepel, Ronald Thompson, Brent Zahrbock, Kathi Thymian, and Jay Ross Also Present: Jeff Taylor, Julie Schneider, Joel Stattelman, Laurie Maas, Arnold Scuba, Dave Stende, and James Ford. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson, James Nelson 03-140 M/Thymian, S/Ross and unanimously carried to approve the agenda as presented. 03-141 M/Thompson, S/Zahrbock and unanimously carried to approve the following consent items: 03-141.1 Approve meeting minutes for 9/15/03 and 9/29/03 as presented. 03-141.2 Approve payment of October, 2003 bills in the amount of $522,604.81. 03-141.3 Approve cash balance sheet and investments. 03-144.4 Approve, with thanks for her many years of service to the Ortonville School District, the retirement/ resignation of Janet Weeding as Special Ed/Famity Service Secretary. 03-141.5 Approve posting the position opening for Special Education/Family Service Secretary. 03-141.6 Approve Milbank Tuition request of Christine Kramer. Discussion Items: 03-142 Review Fiscal Year 2002-03 Audit Reoort: Dave Stende, EideBailly, LLP presented the FY 02-03 audit report. He reported that the school district's finances are in good shape, and felt that was in part due to proactive school board decisions. He also complimented the District on an increase in the general fund balance. He felt the current fund balance would be needed to help cushion the school district from future revenue reductions due to declining enrollment and State funding changes. 03-143 Business Manager's Position: M/Thymian, S/Thompson and unanimously carried to proceed with the applicant review and interview process with the intent to rehire to fill the business manager's position. 03-144 Board Retreat: It was unanimously agreed to schedule a board retreat for Saturday, November 22, 2003 in the Library, beginning at 9:00 am. 03-145 Area_._S_Sh001 Relations (Big Stone, Bellingham, C-G-B): James Nelson, and Marlowe Klepel were appointed as Mini Board members for C-G-B. Action Items: 03-146 Approve Audit Report for FY 02-03 As Reported in Item 03-142: M/Zahrbock, S/Klepel and unanimously carried to approve the FY 02-03 Audit. 03-147 ADDrOVal of Suoolemental Contracts: M/Thymian, S/Thompson and unanimously carried to approve the Supplemental Contracts for the winter and spring sports and activities. Superintendent's Report: The school will be hosting the FCCLA Minneapolis, MN -January 15-16, 2004. Confirm Meeting Dates: Regular School Board Meeting: Monday, November 17, 2003 - Library - 7:00 PM Board Retreat Saturday, November 22, 2003 - Library - 9:00 AM Adjourn: 9:40 PM Brent E. Zahrbock, Clerk James A. Nelson, Chairperson i m i f' SHOP ORTONVILLE FOR CHRISTMAS LET THE SANTA GALS HELP YOU SHOP FOR THE HOLIDAYS Watch for them on the streets as they pass out candy and spread Christmas cheer. Extension I I John Cunningham County Extension Director Big Stone County Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2518 DATES TO REMEMBER: Nov. 27-30 - County Offices closed for Happy Thanksgiving Dec. I I - Leadership Training, Faith Lutheran Church in Morris (7:00-8:30 p.m.) Dec. 15 - Afterschool Cloverbuds at Ortonville School (3:15-4:30 p.m.) Dec. 16 - Afterschool CIoverbuds at Clinton School (3:15-4:30 p.m.) Dec. 24 - County Offices close at noon (Christmas Eve) Dec. 25 - County Offices closed for Christmas Dec. 29 4-It Standing Committees meet at the Extension Office: Achievement/Records at 4:00 p.m.; Promotional/Membership at 5:00 p.m.; Projects Unlimited at 6:00 p.m.; and Livestock at 7:00 p.m. Convention on 11/3/03. A meth lab awareness program will be presented at Find a honey of a deal in the the school on 11/5/03; Parent/Teacher conferences will be held on Nov. 6th & ::., .::::, 7th. Upcoming Opportunities: UREA Conference'. 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Gain the advantage of the Independent's high traffic and loyal readers; advertise your website on our website. Find out more--call today, but hurry ad space is limited. www.ortonvilleindependent.com WEB TRENDS for SEPTEMBER 2002: Entire Site Hits 72,684 Average Hits Per Day 2,422 Page Views 12,741 Visitors 2,399 And growing! Ortonville Independent (320) 839-6163 INDEPENDENT Page lib AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS IHAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: October 9, 2003 i GE . _ OI  M"OI1:GAG'E Minnesota Housing Finance Agency I,OJ?,.S.SL,E .... Assignee of Mortgagee .AvTIONTOF Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. TI:r;Y O-F :'I-HE by: Michael T. Oberle ,S.N T'- Attorneys for: IS',C]'/'(3N." ' Minnesota Housing Finance Agency ' E"Nth Assignee of Mortgagee 50 E. 5th St., Suite 300 onsof(h-e St. Paul, MN 55101 ribed mortgage: - - - (651) 291-8955 a ''"Eu.yovember THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM [EI ................... A DEBT COLLECTOR. NAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF (Oct. 21,28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2003) 0000urns PROCEEDINGS OF an d : ttheL;ountyRecorder, inBig MORTGAGEE" Town and Country THEORTONVILLE Credit Corp. --']nty, Minnesota. >rtgage has been assigned as i.nnesota Housing Finance instrument dated August 31, -lB, Sd August 31, 2001, as ..lt No. 152202. n described in the mortgage ered land. al principal amount secureo lgage was: . $22,950.00 or proceeding at law is now recover the debt secured by e, or any part thereof. ;lder of the mortgage has ,With all conditions precedent 11tion of the debt secured by lade and foreclosure of the !, and all notice and other Ms of applicable statutes. late of this notice, the amount  rnortgage, and taxes, if any, holder of the mortgage is: . $23,342.27 to the power of sale in the i, the mortgage will be /I; and the and described as o t (8), Nine (9), Twelve (12) uth Twelve (12) feet of 51), Block Fifteen (15), at of the Village of by the County Sheriff of Big Minnesota, at public 18, 2003 at 10:00 AM, Office, located in the the Courthouse. J allowed by law for by the mortgagor(s) or representatives or (6) months after the date ALLOWED BY LAW FOR BY THE MORTGAGOR, $ PERSONAL ITATIVES OR ASSIGNS, TO FIVE WEEKS IAL ORDER IS ENTERED INNESOTA STATUTES, B2.032, DETERMINING, THINGS, THAT THE IED PREMISES ARE WITH A RESIDENTIAL OF LESS THAN FIVE NOT PROPERTY USED PRODUCTION, k NOTICE FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY Assignee of Mortgagee Putten, Jr., LLP Suite 4000 55402 Nsignee of Mortgagee ov. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2003) 00NOTICE iTE OF ASSUMED NAME .E OF MINNESOTA Statutes Chapter 333 !0f an assumed name does user with exclusive rights The filing is required for in order to enable be able to identify the true assumed name under business is or will be BORDER STATES of the principal place of 75 & MAIN MN 56225 e and complete street all persons conducting Ider the above Assumed the business is a Provide the legal corporate istered office address of Think of your Website as a billboard. DRIVE MN 55077 I am authorized to sign and I further certify that I that by signing this to the penalties in Minnesota Ction 609.48 as if I had- under oath. 2003 John Schmitz, CFO 651-355-6182 25, Dec 2, 2003) IOTICE DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: recorded December 20, 2002, Big Stone County Recorder, Document No. 154615 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot Two (2) in Block Two (2), Sunrise Addition to the City of Ortonville, Big Stone County, Minnesota COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Big Stone AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $50,397.65 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with, that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: January 6, 2004, 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff's Main Office, 20 SE Second St., Ortonville, MN to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within six months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s) their personal representatives or assigns. 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: November 5, 2003 Town and Country Credit Corp. Mortgagee SHAPIRO & NORDMEYER L.L.P. by Nancy A. Nordmeyer Lawrence P. Zielke Craig M. Barbee Attorneys for Mortgagee 7300 Metro Blvd., Suite 390 Edina, MN 5439-2306 .. (952) 831-4060 , THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. (Nov. 18, 25, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2003) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: October 4, 2002 MORTGAGORS: Kevin M. Weick, a singleperson MORTGAGEE: Bremer Bank, NA DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded October 8, 2002, Big Stone County RecOrder, Document No. 154250. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, dated October 4, 2002. Recorded October 8, 2002, Big Stone County Recorder, Document No. 154251. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot "A" of the West Half of the Southwest Quarter (Wl/2SW1/4), Section Twenty-eight (28), Township One Hundred Twenty-four (124) North, Range Forty-eight (48) West of the 5th P.M., according to the Plat on file in the office of the County Recorder, Big Stone County, Minnesota, SUBJECT to Highway right-of-way. COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: BigStone ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $50,050.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $51,105.52 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee compliedwith all notice requirements as required by statute; That no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, December 16, 2003, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Front steps of Big Stone County Courthouse, City of Ortonville to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premtses, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys' fees allowed by law subject to redemption within one year from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: None THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR'S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2003 7:00 PM SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Mayor Dinnel called the regular meeting of the Ortonville City Council to order at 7:00 P.M. Roll call was taken with the following being present: Mel Reinke, Artie Arndt, Mike Dorry, Dan Cakes with the following absent: Lisa Berkner, Lenore Sellin. City Staff Present: Char Grossman. Media Present: Beth Fuller, John Paulson. Others Present: Ken Archer, Kate Heinecke, Jim Heinecke, Met Ehlert, Norman Schultz, Mildred Amberg, Arnold Amberg, Jason Mork, Judy Fuller, Bob Loraff, Vern Nicholauson. AGENDA AMENDMENTS: A motion was offered by Reinke and seconded by Arndt and did pass unanimously to approve the agenda as amended: Delete: Recognitions of Citizen Boards, Committees and Commissions: 10.a Purchase 15 golf carts from NB Golf Cars CITIZENS TO BE HEARD: At the October 20th council meeting discussion was held concerning the upcoming budget cuts. The Council is requesting public input as to how the City should meet the lowering of LGA by the State of Minnesota. Several citizens were present regarding the combining of the City and County Police services. Some of their concerns were the safety of the public, reduced services, and lowering the quality of life. More input in other areas concerning the cuts are requested from the citizens of Ortonville. Additional informational meetings will follow. CONSENT AGENDA: Dinnel asked if there were any additions, corrections, or deletions to be made to the Consent Agenda. Motion was made by Dorry and seconded by Reinke, to approve the Consent Agenda which included the following items: 9.a: Motion approving proposed council minutes of October 20, 2003. 13.a: Dorry moved and Reinke seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-100 RESOLUTION APPROVING PRAIRIE ........ FIVE MEALSITE AGREEMENT BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota that the 2004 Prairie Five Mealsite Agreement is hereby approved and that the Mayor and Clerk-Administrator are tlereby authorized to sign necessary documents for said agreement. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Oakes, Reinke, Arndt, Dinnel, Dorry and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-100 passed this 3rd day of November 2003 13.b: Motion approving the gambling permit for St. John's Catholic Church's Bingo on 11/13/03. 15. Motion approving payment of bills as presented. With all members voting in favor, the motion carried. COMMITTEE/BOARD REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS: Cakes moved and Reinke seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-101 RESOLUTION APPROVING ADVERTISING THE ORTONMILLE GOLF COURSE IN THE MINNESOTA GOLF GUIDE WHEREAS, a coupon for one free greens fee with the purchase of another greens fee and cart rental available Monday through Friday until 1:00 P,M. wilt be offered, and WHEREAS, that upon the recommendation of the Golf Board, the City will be advertising the Ortonville Golf Course in the Minnesota Golf Guide, and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota hereby authorizes the advertising in the Golf Guide and offers this special promotion with the advertising to be at no charge to the City of Ortonville. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Arndt, Dorry, Reinke, Dinnel, Cakes and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-101 passed this 3rd day of November 2003. Reinke moved and Arndt seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-102 RESOLUTION APPROVING TWILIGHT GOLF RATES AFTER OCTOBER 1ST NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota approves the recommendation of the Golf Board, that after October 1st the Ortonville Golf Course will offer the Twilight Golf Rate to promote fall golf. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Arndt, Dorry, Reinke, Dinnel, Cakes and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-102 passed this 3rd day of November 2003. Dinnel moved and Dorry seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-103 RESOLUTION APPROVING GOLF CLUBHOUSE PEST CONTROL WHEREAS, a pest control service is needed at the Ortonville Golf Clubhouse, and WHEREAS, the service will charge a fee $419 per year, and WHEREAS, this expense will be considered in the preparation of the 2004 lease agreement, and NOW THEREFORE BE tT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota approves the recommendation of the Golf Board to COUNTY HIGHWAY PLANNING MEETING planning meeting County Board of ers and the Big Stone Department will be , Dec. 1, 2003, .m. at the Highway )uilding located at 437 North, Ortonville, MN is invited to attend and County Board of with comments and the schedule of road Will include discussion of the five year plan for the five-year plan for Purchases and other County Highway .ss. A detailed  available at the meeting. lrNov. 25, 2003) lC NOTICE ESSA, MINNESOTA I, 2003 city council main agenda, an item to e on is to transfer the , al Board of Appeal and .L o Big Stone County for a mree years.  Debra Teske, (N Odessa City Clerk :htov. 25, 2003 refund Mark Thompson $200 for the period of time when he does not operate the Clubhouse. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Arndt, Dorry, Reinke, Dinnel, Cakes and the following voted nay none. Resolution 03-103 passed this 3rd day of November 2003. Ken Archer updated the Council on the progress of the dialysis project. Dialysis blueprint and specification book are on review at the City Office. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: The unpaid City maintenance bill of Charles Carl Folkens in the amount of $731.38 was discussed. The recommendation of the City Attorney is to accept the Northland Insurance Company's previous offer to pay 50% of the damages in the amount of $365.69. Dorry moved and Dinnel seconded and the motion passed to accept the recommendation of the City Attorney to accept the offer from Northland Insurance to pay 50% of the repair bill for damages caused by Folkens Transport in the amount of $365.69. Motion passed 4-1 - Arndt voting no. NEW BUSINESS: The transferring of the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization duties to Big Stone County was discussed. A motion was made by Arndt and seconded by Dorry and did pass unanimously to decline the offer of combining the City's Board of Appeal and Equalization with the County. Arndt is a member of the Board and will attend the training sessions. A motion was made by Reinke and seconded by Arndt and did pass unanimously to canvas the November 4, 2003 municipal election results on November 7, 2003 at 9:00 AM. at the City Offices. ADJOURNMENT'. There being no further business to come before the Council, Dorry moved the adjournment of the meeting and with no objections thereto. Dinnel adjourned the November 3, 2003 regular meeting of the Ortonville City Council at 9:00 P.M. SPECIAL SESSION FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2003 9:00 AM. CITY OFFICE CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Upon due and proper notice Mayor David Dinnel called the special meeting of the Ortonville City Council to order at 9:00 A.M. Roll call was taken and the following were present: Mel Reinke, Dan Cakes, Lenore Sellin and the following were absent: Mike Dorry, Lisa Berkner, Artie Arndt City staff present: Char Grossman, Tom Dew, Roger Anderson. Media present: none. Dinnel stated the purpose of the meeting was to canvass the municipal general election results. NEW BUSINESS: The election summary statement was reviewed. Reinke moved and Cakes seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-104 RESOLUTION CERTIFYING RESULTS OF NOVEMBER 4, 2003 GENERAL ELECTION BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota that the General City Election Summary Statement of Votes (Statement) as prepared by City's Official Ballot Counters as is on file in the office of the City Clerk/Administrator is hereby certified and further that the Clerk/Administrator is hereby instructed to deliver said Statement to Big Stone County Auditor. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Cakes, Dinnel, Reinke, Sellin, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-104 passed this 7th day of November 2003. ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to come before the Council, Sellin moved that the November 7, 2003 special meeting of the Ortonville City Council be adjourned. With no objections thereto, Dinnel adjourned the meeting at 9:03 A.M. Charleen K. Grossman, City Clerk-Administrator PROCEEDINGS OF THE ORTONVILLE SCHOOL BOARD Monday, Oct. 20, 2003 The Ortonville Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, October 20, 2003 at 7:00 PM in the Library/Media Center. Members Present: James Nelson, Marlowe Klepel, Ronald Thompson, Brent Zahrbock, Kathi Thymian, and Jay Ross Also Present: Jeff Taylor, Julie Schneider, Joel Stattelman, Laurie Maas, Arnold Scuba, Dave Stende, and James Ford. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson, James Nelson 03-140 M/Thymian, S/Ross and unanimously carried to approve the agenda as presented. 03-141 M/Thompson, S/Zahrbock and unanimously carried to approve the following consent items: 03-141.1 Approve meeting minutes for 9/15/03 and 9/29/03 as presented. 03-141.2 Approve payment of October, 2003 bills in the amount of $522,604.81. 03-141.3 Approve cash balance sheet and investments. 03-144.4 Approve, with thanks for her many years of service to the Ortonville School District, the retirement/ resignation of Janet Weeding as Special Ed/Famity Service Secretary. 03-141.5 Approve posting the position opening for Special Education/Family Service Secretary. 03-141.6 Approve Milbank Tuition request of Christine Kramer. Discussion Items: 03-142 Review Fiscal Year 2002-03 Audit Reoort: Dave Stende, EideBailly, LLP presented the FY 02-03 audit report. He reported that the school district's finances are in good shape, and felt that was in part due to proactive school board decisions. He also complimented the District on an increase in the general fund balance. He felt the current fund balance would be needed to help cushion the school district from future revenue reductions due to declining enrollment and State funding changes. 03-143 Business Manager's Position: M/Thymian, S/Thompson and unanimously carried to proceed with the applicant review and interview process with the intent to rehire to fill the business manager's position. 03-144 Board Retreat: It was unanimously agreed to schedule a board retreat for Saturday, November 22, 2003 in the Library, beginning at 9:00 am. 03-145 Area_._S_Sh001 Relations (Big Stone, Bellingham, C-G-B): James Nelson, and Marlowe Klepel were appointed as Mini Board members for C-G-B. Action Items: 03-146 Approve Audit Report for FY 02-03 As Reported in Item 03-142: M/Zahrbock, S/Klepel and unanimously carried to approve the FY 02-03 Audit. 03-147 ADDrOVal of Suoolemental Contracts: M/Thymian, S/Thompson and unanimously carried to approve the Supplemental Contracts for the winter and spring sports and activities. Superintendent's Report: The school will be hosting the FCCLA Minneapolis, MN -January 15-16, 2004. Confirm Meeting Dates: Regular School Board Meeting: Monday, November 17, 2003 - Library - 7:00 PM Board Retreat Saturday, November 22, 2003 - Library - 9:00 AM Adjourn: 9:40 PM Brent E. Zahrbock, Clerk James A. Nelson, Chairperson i m i f' SHOP ORTONVILLE FOR CHRISTMAS LET THE SANTA GALS HELP YOU SHOP FOR THE HOLIDAYS Watch for them on the streets as they pass out candy and spread Christmas cheer. Extension I I John Cunningham County Extension Director Big Stone County Ortonville, MN 56278 320-839-2518 DATES TO REMEMBER: Nov. 27-30 - County Offices closed for Happy Thanksgiving Dec. I I - Leadership Training, Faith Lutheran Church in Morris (7:00-8:30 p.m.) Dec. 15 - Afterschool Cloverbuds at Ortonville School (3:15-4:30 p.m.) Dec. 16 - Afterschool CIoverbuds at Clinton School (3:15-4:30 p.m.) Dec. 24 - County Offices close at noon (Christmas Eve) Dec. 25 - County Offices closed for Christmas Dec. 29 4-It Standing Committees meet at the Extension Office: Achievement/Records at 4:00 p.m.; Promotional/Membership at 5:00 p.m.; Projects Unlimited at 6:00 p.m.; and Livestock at 7:00 p.m. Convention on 11/3/03. A meth lab awareness program will be presented at Find a honey of a deal in the the school on 11/5/03; Parent/Teacher conferences will be held on Nov. 6th & ::., .::::, 7th. Upcoming Opportunities: UREA Conference'. 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