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St. James Plaindealer - St. James, MN
  • Legal notices Dec 6 2012

  • Legal notices as published in the St. James Plaindealer Thursday, Dec. 6 2012.
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  • NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE BY ACTION
    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:  May 4, 2007
    MORTGAGOR(S): Randy D. Roe, a single person
    MORTGAGEE: Wells Federal Bank, FSB
    DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Filed for record May 9, 2007, as Document No. 205990 in the office of the County Recorder in Watonwan County, Minnesota
    ASSIGNMENT(S) OF MORTGAGE: Assignment dated May 4, 2007 to Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, filed for record May 9, 2007, as Document No. 205991 in the office of the County Recorder in Watonwan County, Minnesota.
    Said mortgage is not Registered Land.
    TRANSACTION AGENT: None
    TRANSACTION AGENT’S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ON MORTGAGE: None
    LENDER OR BROKER AND MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR STATED ON MORTGAGE: Wells Federal Bank, FSB
    RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SERVICER:  U.S. Bank Home Mortgage, a division of U. S. Bank Association
    MORTGAGED PROPERTY ADDRESS: 301 2nd Street N, Darfur, MN 56022
    TAX PARCEL ID NUMBER:  146020250
    LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
     ALL OF THE LOTS ONE (1) AND TWO (2), AND ALL OF LOT THREE (3), EXCEPT FOR THE WEST 25 FEET OF LOT THREE (3), ALL IN BLOCK TEN (10) IN THE CITY OF DARFUR, WATONWAN COUNTY, MINNESOTA
    COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Watonwan
    ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE:   $ 40,500.00
    AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE:  $45,056.72.
    That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with 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, except this action to foreclose the above mortgage filed in the office of the District Court Administrator as Court File No. 83-CV-12-504.
    NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that under and by virtue of a Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Order for Judgment entered in the above entitled action on November 19, 2012, a certified copy of which has been delivered to me directing the sale of the premises hereinafter described to satisfy the amount found and adjudged due to said Plaintiff in the above entitled action from Defendant, as prescribed in the Order, the undersigned, the Sheriff of Watonwan County, will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, on January 19, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., at the Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office, in the City of St. James, said county and state, the premises and real estate, lying and being in the County of Watonwan, State of Minnesota, described in said of Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Order for Judgment and set out above.
    Page 2 of 13 - DATE AND TIME OF SALE:  January 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
    PLACE OF SALE:  Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office, 715 3rd Avenue South, St. James, Minnesota, to pay the debt then 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 (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns unless reduced to five (5) weeks under MN Stat. §580.07.
    TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, unless otherwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mortgagor(s) must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23 is 11:59 p.m. on July 19, 2013. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m.
    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, 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 19, 2012.
    MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY
    Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee
    Marinus W. Van Putten, Jr., Reg. No. 11232X
    BEST & FLANAGAN LLP
    Attorney for Assignee of Mortgagee
    225 South Sixth Street,
    Suite 4000
    Minneapolis, MN  55402
    (612) 339-7121
    THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2012 and Jan. 3, 2013.
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    INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
    DISTRICT
    ST. JAMES, MN  56081
    REGULAR MEETING
    ARMSTRONG MEDIA CENTER
    AUG. 13, 2012; 6:10 P.M.
     
    Meeting called to order by Chairman Brown.
    Members Present: D. Anderson, M. Anderson, Brown, Firchau, Mohlenbrock, Stevens
    Members absent:
    Motion by Firchau, second by Stevens to approve the agenda as presented.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Stevens, second by Mohlenbrock to approve the regular meeting minutes from 8-13-12.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by M. Anderson to approve the bills and payments in the amount of $621,030.18.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Business managers report: Detailed and updated report of the Districts financials was given by Mary Richard, District #840 Accountant.
    Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by M. Anderson to approve the signature authority of Mary Richard, District Accountant on accounts listed.
    Page 3 of 13 - Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by Mohlenbrock to accept the gifts and bequests as listed to the district.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Chairman Brown welcomed guest and visitors to the meeting.
    Superintendent Cselovszki reviewed the Districts 5 Board Priorities for the year.
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by M. Anderson to approve the hiring of Mary Richard-District Accountant.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by Firchau to table the addition of another bus stop on the in town route until the transportation committee can meet to investigate the need. This motion included the ability of the Transportation committee to implement the change if a need is determined before the start of the school year and follow formal adoption at the regular board meeting in September.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Stevens, second by M. Anderson to approve the School Improvement Plan as presented by Principal Beck.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Stevens, second by Mohlenbrock to approve the Fall schedule B contracts.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by Stevens to authorize the further exploration of a small business incubator program at the Armstrong kitchen facility.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Stevens, second by D. Anderson to call for a resolution relating to the election of school board members and calling the school district general election. Upon Roll call Vote:
    In favor of: D. Anderson, M. Anderson, Brown, Firchau, Mohlenbrock, Stevens
    Against:
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Stevens, second by Mohlenbrock to table and withdraw the resolution for a referendum.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Mr. Simon reorted on High School happenings and important dates coming up.
    Mrs. Beck reported on Northside items including the SIG and the SIP progress and also, the upcoming early entrance conference items.
    Supt. Cselovszki reported on many items including the District Newsletter and the Presentation of the MSBA leadership Development Certificates.
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by Stevens to adjourn the meeting at 7:25 p.m.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Respectfully submitted,
    Jennie Firchau
    Districk Clerk
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Dec. 6, 2012.
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    INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
    DISTRICT
    ST. JAMES, MN  56081
    REGULAR MEETING
    ARMSTRONG MEDIA CENTER
    JUNE 11, 2012; 6 P.M.
     
    Members present: D. Anderson, M. Anderson, Brown, Firchau, Mohlenbrock, Stevens
    Members Absent:
    Chairman Brown called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
    Motion by Stevens, second by Mohlenbrock to approve the amended agenda.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by M. Anderson to approve the mtg minutes for the regular May 14, 2012 meeting and for the special meeting held May 31, 2012, and also the closed session meeting minutes from the closed session on June 6.
    Page 4 of 13 - Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Mohlenbraock, second by M. Anderson to approve the Bills and payments for May 2012.
    Motion approved.
    Business Manager’s report: Diana Busby reported on financials of the district.
    Chairman Brown welcomed guests and visitors to the meeting.
    Motion by Stevens, second by Mohlenbrock to approve the resignation of Diana Busby effective June 15, 2012.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Firchau, second by M. Anderson to improve the retirement resignation for Elain Anderson, after 33 of service.
    Motion Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by D. Anderson to approve the resignation of Adam Bibbs.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Stevens, second by Firchau to approve the Special Ed. Contract for Brian Doty.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Firchau, second by D. Anderson to approve the Health and Safety budget for FY 12, 13 and 14.
    Motion approved 6-0
     Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by D. Anderson to approve the co-curricular fee schedule for 2012-2013.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Stevens, second by Firchau to approve the Spec. Ed. Teaching contract for Brenden Babcock.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by M. Anderson, second by Mohlenbrock to approve the Phy. Ed. Teaching contract for Jared Briggs.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by Stevens to approve the resignation of Misti Simon, Spec. Ed. Teacher.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Firchau, second by Mohlenbrock to approve the DAPE teaching contract for Samuel Baumgartner.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by M. Anderson to approve the resolution to participate in Tax Anticipation Borrowing with the MNTAAB pool.
    Upon Roll Call Vote:
    Those in favor: D. Anderson, M. Anderson, Brown Firchau, Mohlenbrock, Stevens
    Against:
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by Stevens to approve the 2012-2013 budget.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by M. Anderson, second by Mohlenbrock to approve the Taher Food Service contract.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Mr. Simon reported on Reading/Math scores, attendance, graduation and other High School items.
    Mrs. Beck reported on Summer School numbers and teachers, priority school information, reading scores being anticipated in August and other Northside Elementary information. Mrs. Beck also gave Kudos to the stellar custodial staff that we have in the district!
    Mrs. Cselovszki reported on Strategic planning, facilities committee update, staffing updates, Toddler Town update, Armstrong Kitchen possibilities, Sports pairing and the new logo for St. James Area, 7 Habits and All Staff meeting scheduled for June 28. Mrs. Cselovszki also reported that 12 of our Paraprofessionals received their paraprofessional credentials!!
    The Board reported on the Superintendent Evaluation and also on the investigative report and complaint follow-up.
    Page 5 of 13 - Motion by D. Anderson, second by Stevens to adjourn the meeting at 7:10 p.m.
    Respectfully submitted,
    Jennie Firchau
    District Clerk
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Dec. 6, 2012.
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    INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
    DISTRICT
    ST. JAMES, MN  56081
    REGULAR MEETING
    ARMSTRONG MEDIA CENTER
    MAY 14, 2012; 5:30 P.M.
     
    Call to order by Chairperson M. Anderson.
    Roll call by the Clerk
    Members present: D. Anderson, M. Anderson, Brown, Firchau, Mohlenbrock, Stevens
    Members absent:
    Preview & Approve Agenda
    Firchau moved, second by D. Anderson to approve the agenda as amended.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Consent Items
    M. Anderson moved, second by D. Anderson to approve the regular and special meeting minutes from April 10th, 18th and 19th.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Bills & Payments M. Anderson moved, second by Member D. Anderson to approve the April bills and payments totaling $1,075,987.89.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    District Business Manager reported to the board on financial items for the month.
    Receive visitors
    Chairperson Brown welcomed visitors and guests to the meeting.
    New Business
    Mohlenbrock moved, second by Stevens to approve the food service RFP from Taher.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    D. Anderson moved, second by Firchau to approve the Northside Elementary Literacy Plan.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Stevens moved second by M. Anderson to approve the special ed. Teaching contract for Lindsey Howk.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    D. Anderson moved, second by M. Anderson to approve the reading specialist contract for Kelsey Otting.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Firchau moved, second by Stevens to approve the MREA Membership Renewal.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    D. Anderson moved, second by D. Anderson to remove a letter of reprimand from a personnel file.
    Motion approved 4-2.
    Firchau moved, second by Mohlenbrock to approve the Leave of Absence for Betty Kuehl.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    M. Anderson moved, second by Stevens to rescind the leave of absence and resignation of Mrs. Torkelson and reapprove it for Dec. 1, 2012 per TRA regulations.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Firchau moved, second by Stevens to approve Joe Hager as a volunteer baseball coach for the Spring 2012 season.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Stevens moved, second by D. Anderson to approve a resolution for membership in the MSHL.
    Upon roll call vote: Those in favor: D. Anderson, M. Anderson, Brown, Firchau, Mohlenbrock, Stevens
    Against:
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Firchau moved, second by D. Anderson to approve the sports pairing agreement with Butterfield-Odin Schools.
    Page 6 of 13 - Motion approved 6-0.
    Firchau moved, second by M. Anderson, to approve the approved Health and Safety Policy.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Firchau moved, second by D. Anderson to approve the revised budget as presented.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Firchau moved, second by D. Anderson to approve the revised budget as presented.
    Motion approved. 6-0.
    Notification and discussion on the districts resolution for Authorization to Borrow that is in place.
    Reports: Mr. Simon reported on High School happenings, mock car wash, scholarship assembly and graduation.
    Mrs. Beck reported on Northside Happenings, AYP update, awards ceremony and student numbers.
    Mrs. Cselovszki reported on the letter of desire to negotiate from the para/food service roups, upcoming meeting with Bruce Myles to start the strategic planning for the district, notice from the city regarding the transformer at the Armstrong school and it’s eventual replacement and the storage shed project by the St. James baseball association.
    D. Anderson moved, second by Firchau to adjourn the meeting at 7:35 p.m.
    Respectfully submitted,
    Jennie Firchau
    District Clerk
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Dec. 6, 2012.
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    INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
    DISTRICT
    ST. JAMES, MN  56081
    REGULAR MEETING
    ARMSTRONG MEDIA CENTER
    OCT. 8, 2012; 6 P.M.
     
    Call to Order by Chairman Brown at 6:00 p.m.
    Roll Call by the Clerk
    Present: D. Anderson, M. Anderson, Brown, Firchau, Mohlenbrock, Stevens
    Absent:
    Motion by Stevens, Second by Mohlenbrock to approve the agenda as presented.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by D. Anderson to approve the minutes from the regular meeting dated September 10, 2012.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    District Accountant delivered a thorough financial report including: Gifts and Bequests for the month and bills and payments for the month.
    Firchau moved, second by Stevens to approve the gifts and bequests totaling $16,189.64.
    Motion approved 6-0
    Mohlenbrock moved, second by M. Anderson to approve the bills and payments as presented at the meeting totaling $1,085,078.04,
    Chairman Brown welcomed guests and visitors to the meeting.
    Superintendent Cselovszki updated the board and audience on the 5 Board Priorities.
    Mohlenbrock moved, second by Member Stevens to approve the 2012-2013 work agreement for SLPA, Tricia Thordson.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Mohlenbrock moved, second by Firchau to approve work agreements for Sara and Katie Asendorf-Little Red Caboose.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    D. Anderson moved, second by M. Anderson to introduce and approve the MHSL application for grant support for student participation. Upon Roll Call Vote:
    In Favor: D. Anderson, M. Anderson, Brown, Firchau, Mohlenbrock, Stevens
    Page 7 of 13 - Against:
    Mohlenbrock moved, second by Stevens to approve the LOA and MOU from para support for Silvia Solorzano.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Mohlenbrock moved, second by Firchau to approve the contract for Family Liaison-Silvia Solorzano.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Firchau moved, second by M. Anderson to approve the resignation of Michelle Friesen-Big Buddy Coordinator and B-O ABE teacher.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Firchau moved, second by Stevens to approve the work agreement for Community Ed Combination position job-Michelle Friesen.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Mohlenbrock moved, second by Firchau to approve the overload assignment for Tri 1 for Lisa Erickson.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Stevens moved, second by Mohlenbrock to approve the work agreement for PT Secretary at the DO-Connie Edgerton.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Mohlenbrock moved, second by Firchau to approve work agreement for driver for Special Ed. Services-Mary Rakotza.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Firchau moved, second by Mohlenbrock to approve the MOU for Race To The Top grant application.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Mohlenbrock moved, second by Stevens to set the Truth in Taxation Hearing for December 10, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at Armstrong Media Room-Continuation meeting, if necessary, is set for December 17, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. Armstrong Media Room.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Mohlenbrock moved, second by Stevens to approve the 3rd year of the Supt. Contract and the approval of a new 2 year contract for the Supt.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Mr. Simon reported on High School events and Happenings.
    Mrs. Beck reported on Northside Events and Happenings.
    Supt. Cselovszki reported on district events including the Manufacturing and Technology Luncheon and the upcoming MSBA Conference.
    Jim Branstad reported on the SCSC and the offerings available to and provided to our district.
    D. Anderson moved, second by M. Anderson to adjourn the meeting at 7:35 p.m.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Respectfully submitted,
    Jennie Firchau
    District Clerk
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Dec. 6, 2012.
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    INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
    DISTRICT
    ST. JAMES, MN  56081
    REGULAR MEETING
    ARMSTRONG MEDIA CENTER
    JULY 9, 2012; 6 P.M.
     
    Call to Order by Chairman Brown at 6:00 p.m.
    Roll Call by the Clerk
    Present: D. Anderson, M. Anderson, Brown, Firchau, Mohlenbrock, Stevens
    Absent:
    Motion by Stevens, Second by M. Anderson to approve the agenda as amended.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by D. Anderson to approve the minutes from the regular meeting dated June 11, 2012.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Business Managers update/Report: reported on the district financials and presented Board with the supporting financial documents.
    Page 8 of 13 - Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by M. Anderson to approve the bills for the month as presented.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Chairman Brown welcomed visitors to the meeting.
    Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by Firchau to approve the property and work comp. by the Hanover Insurance Group.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by Stevens to approve the Little Red Caboose/SACC contract for Chelsea Wiederhoeft.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Firchau, second by Stevens to approve the Little Red Caboose contract for Ethan Hildebrandt.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Stevens, second by D. Anderson to approve the Admin. Asst./Accounts payable contract for Courtney Brey.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by Firchau to approve the Interim Accountant contract for Mike Ward.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Firchau, second by D. Anderson to approve the MSBA Renewal for $4,312.00.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by Stevens to approve the new contracted lunch prices with Taher Food Service.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by M. Anderson to approve the Community Ed contracts as presented.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Superintendent Cselovszki reported on district items.
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by Stevens to adjourn the meeting at 6:30.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Respectfully submitted,
    Jennie Firchau
    District Clerk
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Dec. 6, 2012.
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    INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
    DISTRICT
    ST. JAMES, MN  56081
    REGULAR MEETING
    ARMSTRONG MEDIA CENTER
    SEPT. 10, 2012; 6 P.M.
     
    Call to Order by Chairman Brown at 6:00 p.m.
    Roll Call by the Clerk
    Present: D. Anderson, M. Anderson, Brown, Firchau, Mohlenbrock, Stevens
    Absent:
    Motion by Stevens, Second by D. Anderson to approve the agenda as presented.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by D. Anderson to approve the minutes from the regular meeting dated August 13, 2012.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    District Accountant delivered a thorough financial report.
    Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by M. Anderson to approve all gifts and bequests to the district (list is maintained at the district office).
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by M. Anderson to approve the bills and payments for the month totaling $650,332.42.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Chairman Brown welcomed guests and visitors to the meeting.
    5 Board Priorities update
    Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by Firchau to approve an additional bus stop.
    Motion approved 5-0 (Member Brown abstained from the vote).
    Page 9 of 13 - Motion by Stevens, second by M. Anderson to approve extended time work agreements for Carol Goodeman, Richard Spitzner, Jeremy spitzner, Steve Witcraft and Rachel Casey.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Firchau moved, second by D. Anderson to approve overload assignments for Dave Stordalen, Lynn Rosholven, Lisa Becker and Brian Bluedorn.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Stevens, second by Firchau to approve the following resignations Kris Fuller, Kelsey Otting, Kristen Whitney, Katie Blazejak, and Megan Anderson.
    Motion approved 5-0 (Member M. Anderson abstained from the vote).
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by Stevens to approve Ted Simon as signatory on the activities account at the high school.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by M. Anderson, second by D. Anderson to approve the background check package costing $35 for hired staff and $10 for volunteers.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Stevens, second by D. Anderson to approve contracts made possible through the School Improvement Grant for Mike Fugazzi (Assistant Principal) and Heather Missling (Reading Specialist)
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Mohlenbrock, second by Firchau to approve the E-rate Coordination Services Contract in the amount of $1,750.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Firchau, second by Mohlenbrock to approve Community Ed employee contracts for 2012-2013. (List maintained at the district office).
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Motion by Stevens, second by D. Anderson to approve the Leave of Absence request from Jada Steinle.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Mr. Simon updated the Board on High School happenings.
    Mrs. Beck updated the Board on Northside happenings and pupil numbers.
    Mrs. Cselovszki updated the Board on various District items including the Flow Chart of Operations, Hiring procedures, District Newsletter, Youth Services and the Technology Survey results.
    Motion by D. Anderson, second by Stevens to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 p.m.
    Motion approved 6-0.
    Respectfully submitted,
    Jennie Firchau
    District Clerk
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Dec. 6, 2012.
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    Official Filing Notice
    To the voters of the following townships, filing for affidavits of candidacy will open January 1, 2013 and close at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at the office of the Town Clerk of each Township.   Filing fee is $2.00.  
    Antrim Township  -  Ruth Wiederhoeft, Clerk
    Fieldon Township  -  Sanford Seibert, Clerk
    Madelia Township -  Arlo Feder, Clerk
    Nelson Township   -  W. J. Yock, Clerk
                    For:  1 Supervisor  -  3  Year Term
                             1 Treasurer    - 2  Year Term
    Page 10 of 13 -                                                                                                        Dated 11-23-12
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    PROBATE
    FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
    DISTRICT COURT
    PROBATE DIVISION
    Court File No. 83-PR-12-633
    STATE OF MINNESOTA
    COUNTY OF WATONWAN
    In Re: Estate of
    LARRY G. ALBOUGH, Decedent
    NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
     
    It is Ordered and Notice is given, that on Dec. 28, 2012, at 8:30 a.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at St. James, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, December 23, 2011, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Carol M. Schmitz, whose address is 21701 575th Avenue, Litchfield, MN 55355, and Laraine M. Lynch, whose address is 21752 575th Avenue, Litchfield, MN 55355, as Co-Personal Representatives of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration.
    Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representatives will be appointed with the full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses; sell real and personal property; and do all necessary acts for the Estate.
    Notice is also given that subject to Minn. Stat. §524.3-801), all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representatives or to the Court Administrator within four (4) months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.
    Dated: November 20, 2012
    BY THE COURT
    Greg Anderson
    Judge of District Court
    Kelly Iverson
    Court Administrator
    By: /s/ Kelly Appel, Deputy
    Attorney for Petitioner
    Suzann M. Olson
    Sunde, Olson, Kircher and Zender
    108 Armstrong Blvd. South
    P.O. Box 506
    St. James, MN 56081
    Attorney License No.: 82296
    Telephone: (507) 375-3352
    FAX: (507) 375-4483
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Nov. 29 and Dec. 6, 2012.
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    NOTICE OF
    MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of that certain mortgage, dated the 25th day of June, 2009, executed by Maria Christina Vazquez Molina, a single person, as mortgagor, to Pioneer Bank, as mortgagee, filed for record in the office of the County Recorder in and for the County of Watonwan, and State of Minnesota, on the 30th day of June, 2009, as Document No. 211639; and that thereafter the mortgage was modified by a Modification of Mortgage dated the 9th day of July, 2012, and duly filed for record in the office of the County Recorder in and for the County of Watonwan and State of Minnesota on the 16th day of July, 2012, as Document No. 218724;
    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 notice provisions and conditions precedent as required by law; and that the mortgagee or assignee has elected to declare the entire sum secured by the note and mortgage to be immediately due and payable as provided in the note and mortgage;
    That the original or maximum principal amount secured by the mortgage was Fifty-Seven Thousand Four Hundred Eighty-Seven and 22/100 DOLLARS ($57,487.22);
    That there is due and claimed to be due on the mortgage, including interest to date hereof, the sum of Forty-Six Thousand Six Hundred Ninety and 31/100 DOLLARS ($46,690.31);
    And that pursuant to the power of sale therein contained, said mortgage will be foreclosed and the tract of land lying and being in the County of Watonwan, State of Minnesota, described as follows, to-wit:
    Lot Two (2), Block Fifteen (15), City of St. James, Watonwan County, Minnesota.
    will be sold by the sheriff of said county at public auction on the 20th day of December, 2012, at 10:00 o’clock a.m., at the Watonwan County Sheriff’s office located at 715 Third Avenue South, in the City of St. James in said county and state, to pay the debt then secured by said mortgage on said premises and the costs and disbursements allowed by law, subject to redemption by the mortgagor, her personal representative or assigns within six (6) months from date of sale.
    The real property’s street address is: 418 First Avenue South, St. James, Minnesota 56081.
    The real property’s identification number is:  20.100.1130.
    Transaction agent:  N/A.
    Transaction agent’s Mortgage identification number:  N/A.
    Mortgage originator:  Pioneer Bank.
    THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT.  ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.  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.
    Page 12 of 13 - Dated this 19th day of October, 2012.
    Pioneer Bank,
    Mortgagee
    /s/ Jeff C. Braegelmann
    Jeff C. Braegelmann   #174701
    GISLASON & HUNTER LLP
    Attorneys for Pioneer Bank
    2700 South Broadway
    P. O. Box 458
    New Ulm, MN  56073-0458
    Phone: 507-354-3111
    Fax:  507-354-8447
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, and Dec. 6, 2012.
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    NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
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    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
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    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage:
    DATE OF MORTGAGE:  03/22/2005
    MORTGAGOR(S):   Sylvester F. Rathman Jr. and Berdell D. Rathman, husband and wife.
    MORTGAGEE:    Union Planters Bank, N.A. d/b/a Regions Mortgage
    Transaction Agent: N/A
    Transaction Agent Mortgage ID No: n/a
    Lender or Broker: Union Planters Bank, N.A. d/b/a Regions Mortgage
    Servicer: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
    Mortgage Originator: Union Planters Bank, N.A. d/b/a Regions Mortgage
    DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING:  Recorded April 04, 2005,Watonwan County Recorder, Document No. 199955.
    ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Dated: February 15, 2008,Recorded April 28, 2008,Watonwan County Recorder, Document No. 208624.
    LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:  That part of the Southeast 1/4 Southeast 1/4 of Section 10, Township 107 North, Range 32 West, Watonwan County, Minnesota, described as follows: Beginning at the Southeast corner of said Section 10; thence on an assumed bearing of South 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West, along the South line of said Section, a distance of 408.00 feet to an iron monument; thence North 0 degrees 32 minutes 38 seconds East a distance of 600.00 feet to an iron monument; thence North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East a distance of 408.00 feet to an iron monument located on the East line of said Section; thence South 0 degrees 32 minutes 38 seconds West, along said East line, a distance of 600.00 feet to the point of beginning, Watonwan County, Minnesota.  Abstract Property.
    The above property is situated in Watonwan County, State of Minnesota.
    REGISTERED PROPERTY: No
    TAX PARCEL NO.:  070100800
    ADDRESS OF PROPERTY:
    27949 710th Ave
    St. James, MN 56081
    COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED:  Watonwan
    ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE:  $116,000.00
    AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $110,353.38
    That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with 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;
    Page 13 of 13 - 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:  Thursday, December 27, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
    PLACE OF SALE:  Sheriff's Office, City of St. James to pay the debt then 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 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns.
    DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY:  The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is  06/27/2013 at 11:59 p.m.   If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m.  
    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, 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 26, 2012
    JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association
    Assignee of Mortgagee
    Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A.
    By: Michael T. Oberle
    Attorneys for:
    JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association
    Assignee of Mortgagee
    55 E. 5th St., Suite 800
    St. Paul, MN  55101
    (651) 209-7599
    THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.
    16309-120265
    Published in the St. James Plaindealer Nov. 8, 15, 22, and 29, and Dec. 6 and 13, 2012.
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