September 16, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR DETERMINATION OF DESCENT STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-318 Estate of Randy Scott Cooke, aka Randy S Cooke, Decedent NOTICE IS GIVEN that a petition signed by Alexander Jon Sebok, for Determination of Descent (“Petition”) has been filed with the Court. 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 Petition may be granted. IT IS ORDERED, that the Petition will be heard on Oct. 13, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. by this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota 55802. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. 1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. § 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-204. 2. Notice shall be given by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order by U.S. Postal Service at least fourteen days prior to the hearing date and publishing this Notice and Order in accordance with the law by publishing it in a local publication for two consecutive weeks. Dated: September 9, 2020 BY THE COURT Theresa M. Neo Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – September 17 and 24, 2020 NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-239 Estate of Bernard James Hnath, aka Bernard J. Hnath, Decedent Notice is given that an application for informal probate of the Decedent’s Will, dated July 26, 1995, (“Will”), has been filed with the Registrar. The application has been granted. Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed Judith A. Hnath, whose address is 1804 Chinook Dr., Duluth, Minnesota 55811 as personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Unless objections are filed with the Court (pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-607) and the Court otherwise orders, the personal representative has full power to administer the Estate. Any objections to the probate of the Will or appointment of the Personal Representatives must be filed with this Court and will be heard by the Court after the filing of an appropriate petition and proper notice of hearing. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: Aug. 27, 2020 BY THE COURT Eric Hylden Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Janet Riegle Deputy Attorney for Personal Representative Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – September 17 and 24, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR formal adjudication of intestacy, determination of heirship, APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-321 Estate of Patrick Edward Abrahamson, aka Patrick E. Abrahamson, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on October 13, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Amy Abrahamson, aka Amy Glapa, whose address is 5956 Sunny Lane, Duluth, MN 55811 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: September 9, 2020 BY THE COURT Theresa M. Neo Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – September 17 and 24, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-19-156 Estate of Robin Marie Viele, aka Robin M. Viele, aka Robin Viele, aka Robin M. Jones, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on October 13, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, July 5, 2018, (”Will’), and for the appointment of Candi Lindholm, whose address is 9231 Orchard St., Duluth, MN 55810 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: September 9, 2020 BY THE COURT Theresa M. Neo Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – September 17 and 24, 2020 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME AMENDMENT TO ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Titanium Homes 2. State the address of the principal place of business: 740 East Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802 USA 3. NA 4. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: Titanium Partners L.L.C., 740 East Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802 USA 5. This certificate is an amendment of Certificate of Assumed Name File Number: 956576700025 Originally filed on 7/6/2017. 6. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: September 4, 2020 /s/ Brian D. Forcier Brian D. Forcier President P.J. - September 17 and 24, 2020 September 9, 2020 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING City of Proctor Planning and Zoning Commission Monday, September 28, 2020 Notice is hereby given that the City of Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing to consider the following: At 5:00 p.m.: An application from Mark Fiege for a Conditional Use Permit from the City Code 1002.09, Subd. 2. C-1 Retail District to operate a car dealership as a conditional use at Legal Description: Parcel: 185-0110-01570 Common Property Description: 304 N 3rd Ave The hearing will be conducted (public input taken, commission discussion and their action to approve or deny this request) by the Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission at a meeting, Monday, September 28, 2020, at the Proctor Community Center, Council Chambers, 100 Pionk Drive. Application, site plan and responses to conditional use criteria are available at City Hall for inspection. Persons wishing to comment on the conditional use permit may do so in person at the hearing, or in writing by addressing their comments to either the City Administrator or Building Official, 100 Pionk Drive, Proctor, or by calling 624-3641 prior to the meeting. By Order of the Planning & Zoning Commission of Proctor. Jess Rich City Administrator P.J. – September 10, 2020 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING City of Proctor Planning and Zoning Commission Monday, September 28th, 2020 Notice is hereby given that the City of Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing to consider the following: At 5:00 p.m.: An application from Glen & Lori MacInnes for a variance from the City Code 1002.03 Subd. 8, (3), Fences, Walls, and Hedges. Notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter, fences, walls and hedges may be permitted in any required yard or along the edge of any yard; provided that no fence, wall, or hedge along the sides or front edge of any front yard shall be over 2-1/2 feet in height. Glen and Lori MacInnes are requesting a front yard privacy fence to extend 25 feet in length and 6 ft high. This would require a variance of 3 ½ feet. Legal Description: Parcel 185-0090-00220 Lot 0022 HILLSIDE GARDEN TRACTS TO PROCTOR Common Property Description: 210 S 2nd Ave The hearing will be conducted (public input taken, Commission discussion and their action to approve or deny this request) by the Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission at a meeting Monday, September 28, 2020. Application, site plan and responses to variance criteria are available by request from City Hall. Persons wishing to comment on the variance may do so in writing by addressing their comments to either the City Administrator or Building Inspector, 100 Pionk Drive, Proctor, or by calling 624-3641 prior to the meeting. By Order of the Planning & Zoning Commission of Proctor. Jessica Rich City Administrator P.J. – September 10, 2020 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING City of Proctor Planning and Zoning Commission Monday, September 28th, 2020 Notice is hereby given that the City of Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing to consider the following: At 5:00 p.m.: An application from Jeff Dellwo for a variance from the City Code 1002.03 Subd. 2, (a): Height and Area Requirements. Notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter, “R Zones”: Provided, that in any “R” Zone, no accessory structure shall exceed 1,200 square feet on any lot; provided further, that in all R-1 and R-2 districts, no accessory structure shall exceed 18 feet in height. Jeff Dellwo is requesting to build a second garage with a height of 23’ and square footage of 1,440. This will require variances of 5’ for the additional height and 240’ for the additional square footage. Legal Description: Parcel 185-0090-00070 Lot 07 HILLSIDE GARDEN TRACTS TO PROCTOR Common Property Description: 51 Kirkus St. The hearing will be conducted (public input taken, Commission discussion and their action to approve or deny this request) by the Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission at a meeting Monday, September 28, 2020. Application, site plan, and responses to variance criteria are available by request from City Hall. Persons wishing to comment on the variance may do so in writing by addressing their comments to either the City Administrator or Building Inspector, 100 Pionk Drive, Proctor, or by calling 624-3641 prior to the meeting. By Order of the Planning & Zoning Commission of Proctor. Jessica Rich City Administrator P.J. – September 10, 2020 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING City of Proctor Planning and Zoning Commission Monday, September 28th, 2020 Notice is hereby given that the City of Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing to consider the following: At 5:00 p.m.: An application from Jeff Dellwo for a variance from the City Code 1002.03 Subd. 2, (a): Height and Area Requirements. Notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter, “R Zones”: Provided, that in any “R” Zone, no accessory structure shall exceed 1,200 square feet on any lot; provided further, that in all R-1 and R-2 districts, no accessory structure shall exceed 18 feet in height. Jeff Dellwo is requesting to build a second garage with a height of 23’ and square footage of 1,440. This will require variances of 5’ for the additional height and 240’ for the additional square footage. Legal Description: Parcel 185-0090-00070 Lot 07 HILLSIDE GARDEN TRACTS TO PROCTOR Common Property Description: 51 Kirkus St. The hearing will be conducted (public input taken, Commission discussion and their action to approve or deny this request) by the Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission at a meeting Monday, September 28, 2020. Application, site plan, and responses to variance criteria are available by request from City Hall. Persons wishing to comment on the variance may do so in writing by addressing their comments to either the City Administrator or Building Inspector, 100 Pionk Drive, Proctor, or by calling 624-3641 prior to the meeting. By Order of the Planning & Zoning Commission of Proctor. Jessica Rich City Administrator P.J. – September 10, 2020 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME AMENDMENT TO ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Supreme Counters 2. State the address of the principal place of business: 5724 Miller Trunk Hwy., Duluth, MN 55811 USA 3. NA 4. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: St. Germain’s Cabinet, Inc., 5724 Miller Trunk Hwy., Duluth, MN 55811 USA 5. This certificate is an amendment of Certificate of Assumed Name File Number: 253252 Originally filed on 06/15/2001. 6. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: September 1, 2020 /s/ Cory Stafne Cory Stafne, President, and duly authorized agent to sign on behalf of St. Germain’s Cabinet, Inc. Jacob K. Stonesifer Contact Name 218-722-6331 Phone number P.J. - September 10 and 17, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRS, AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-298 Estate of Steven Louis Bourassa, a/k/a Steve L. Bourassa a/k/a Stephen Louis Bourassa a/k/a Stephen L. Bourassa, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on Sept. 29, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of Decedent’s estate and for the appointment of Aaron Bucci, whose address is 501 98th Ave. W., Duluth, MN 55808, as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instructions as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: August 19, 2020 (COURT SEAL) BY THE COURT Sally Tarnowski Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Heather E. Mutchler Hanft Fride, a Professional Association 130 West Superior Street, Suite 1000 Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No.: 040129 Telephone: (218) 722-4766 P.J. - September 10 and 17, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-306 Estate of Garry W. Ruotsalainen, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on Oct. 6, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated September 6, 2002 (“Will”), and for the appointment of Raymond H. Ruotsalainen, whose address is 2718 Lindahl Road, Proctor, MN 55810; Jody W. Ruotsalainen, whose address is 8725 Lawn Street, Duluth, MN 55810; as 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 Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instructions as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. A charitable beneficiary may request notice of the probate proceedings be given to the Attorney General pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 501B.41, subdivision 5. Dated: August 27, 2020 (COURT SEAL) BY THE COURT Eric Hylden Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Jacob J. Baker Hanft Fride, P.A. 1000 U.S. Bank Place 130 West Superior Street Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No.: 302004 Telephone: (218) 722-4766 FAX: (218) 529-2401 Email: [email protected] P.J. - September 10 and 17, 2020 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Northland Flowers 2. State the address of the principal place of business: 3010 N. 87th Ave. W., Duluth, MN 55810 USA 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: Victoria Caitlyn Heintzman 3010 N. 87th Ave. W. Duluth, MN 55810 USA Bernhardt Martin Heintzman 3010 N. 87th Ave. W. Duluth, MN 55810 USA 4. By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: September 2, 2020 /s/ Victoria Heintzman P.J. – September 10 and 17, 2020 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING City of Proctor Planning and Zoning Commission Monday, September 28th, 2020 Notice is hereby given that the City of Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing to consider the following: At 5:00 p.m.: An application from Chris Jacobson for a variance from the City Code 1002.03 Subd. 2, (a): Height and Area Requirements. Notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter, “R Zones”: Provided, that in any “R” Zone, no accessory structure shall exceed 1,200 square feet on any lot; provided further, that in all R-1 and R-2 districts, no accessory structure shall exceed 18 feet in height. Chris Jacobson is requesting to build a second garage with a height of 27’6” and square footage of 2800. This will require variances of 9’6” for the additional height and 1600’ for the additional square footage. Legal Description: Parcel 185-0160-00940 Lot 0028 Block 005 MAPLE GROVE PARK ADDITION TO V OF PROCTORKNOTT Common Property Description: 1643 Pine Ave The hearing will be conducted (public input taken, Commission discussion and their action to approve or deny this request) by the Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission at a meeting Monday, September 28, 2020. Application, site plan, and responses to variance criteria are available by request from City Hall. Persons wishing to comment on the variance may do so in writing by addressing their comments to either the City Administrator or Building Inspector, 100 Pionk Drive, Proctor, or by calling 624-3641 prior to the meeting. By Order of the Planning & Zoning Commission of Proctor. Jessica Rich City Administrator P.J, – September 10, 2020 Sept. 2 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Peach Tattoo 2. State the address of the principal place of business: 1132 E. 9th St., Duluth, MN 55805 USA 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: Erica Pauline Art LLC, 1132 E. 9th St., Duluth, MN 55805 USA 4. By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: August 25, 2020 /s/ Yvonne Novak P.J. – September 3 and 10, 2020 Minutes Independent School District No. 704 Proctor, Minnesota Regular School Board Meeting - Virtual Monday, August 10, 2020 I. Call to Order The meeting was called to order by Jennifer McDonald, School Board Chair, at 7:03 p.m. II. Pledge of Allegiance III. Roll Call MEMBERS PRESENT: Brian Billman, Kris Bryant, Jennifer McDonald, Lynn Peterson, Amy Pocrnich, Larry Shelton, and Joe Ward (attended at 8:06 pm) MEMBERS ABSENT: None STUDENT LIAISON MEMBERS: Josh Larson Also in Attendance: John Engelking, Superintendent, and Business Manager Stephen Anderson IV. Approval of Agenda MOTION: Moved by Amy Pocrnich and seconded by Lynn Peterson to approve the Agenda as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. V. Approval of the Minutes of the Special School Board Meeting of July 9, 2020. MOTION: Moved by Amy Pocrnich and seconded by Jennifer McDonald to approve the Minutes of the Special School Board Meeting of July 9, 2020, as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. VI. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of July 13, 2020. MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Brian Billman to approve the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of July 13, 2020, as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. VII. Approval of the Minutes of the Special School Board Meeting of August 3, 2020. MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Amy Pocrnich to approve the Minutes of the Special School Board Meeting of August 3, 2020, as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. VIII. Finance MOTION: Moved by Lynn Peterson and seconded by Amy Pocrnich to approve the payment of bills dated August 10, 2020, in the amount of $141,860.30 covering checks 107582 through 107650; and approve the electronic transfers and payrolls for June 2020 as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. IX. Commendations/Congratulations A. Congratulated Mason Flick, Sam Larson, and Ben Harnell for being named Academic All-State in baseball. B. Commended and thanked our faculty and staff for partnering with our administration and school board in planning for the 2020-21 school year. X. Public Participation A. Rob Marohn, President of Education Minnesota, Proctor addressed the board. He prefaced his remarks by stating that he has had discussions with the superintendent, school board members, teacher leaders, and members. They have been informative and collaborative. The union compiled a list of questions for the board. It may be necessary to look at the contract in order to honor what is written. He talked about teachers being on the Rails Safe Plan Committee. B. Derek Parendo addressed the board regarding concerns with racial perceptions at Proctor Public Schools. Jennifer said he would receive a response by week’s end and apologized for the delay. C. Cheryl Podgornik raised concerns about health issues related to COVID-19. D. Amy Folkestad was impressed with the board's decision making regarding the pandemic. She expressed safety concerns for students and staff. XI. Consent Agenda MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Amy Pocrnich to approve the Consent Agenda as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. A. Personnel Items 1. Accepted a recommendation from the Superintendent and the Individual Contract Committee to approve the contract for Curt Benassi, Transportation Supervisor, for the 2020-2022 school years. 2. Accepted a recommendation from the Superintendent and the Individual Contract Committee to approve the contract for Robert Priolo, Assistant Transportation Director/Shop Assistant, for the 2020-2022 school years. 3. Accepted the resignation letter from Tyler Bruns, boys assistant soccer coach, effective immediately. 4. Accepted the resignation letter from Bryce Bottila, boys assistant varsity basketball coach, effective immediately. 5. Accepted the retirement letter from Stephen Johnson, Industrial Arts teacher at the secondary site, effective June 4, 2020. 6. Approved the recommendation to hire Theodore Kiefat into the 1.0 FTE Technology and Broadcast Engineering teacher position at the secondary site beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. 7. Approved the recommendation to hire Molly Hessian into the special education teacher position at Bay View Elementary beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. 8. Approved the recommendation to hire Kevin Danielson as the boys’ assistant soccer coach beginning in the fall coaching season of the 2020-2021 school year. 9. Approved the voluntary transfer of Andrea Ruth into the 1.0 FTE grade 4 teacher position at Bay View Elementary beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. 10. Approved the voluntary transfer of Dehlia Seim into the 1.0 FTE grade 3 teacher position at Bay View Elementary beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. This position was previously held by Andrea Ruth. 11. Approved the increase in hours for Wendy Johnson, secretary at Pike Lake Elementary, from 37.5 hours per week to 40 hours per week effective August 11, 2020. 12. Approved the lane change request for Kristen Kilpo for the 2020-2021 school year. 13. Approved the lane change request for Melissa Ellis for the 2020-2021 school year. 14. Approved the lane change request for Teresa Olson for the 2020-2021 school year. 15. Approved the lane change request for Jennifer Olson for the 2020-2021 school year. 16. Approved the lane change request for Sarah Klyve for the 2020-2021 school year. 17. Approved the lane change request for Anna Urban for the 2020-2021 school year. 18. Approved the lane change request for Krista Bauers for the 2020-2021 school year. 19. Increased the assignment of Teresa Nyberg, special education teacher at the secondary site, from .8 FTE to 1.0 FTE beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. 20. Approved the lane change request for Christine Bradley for the 2020-2021 school year. 21. Accepted the resignation letter from Michael Spoden, 9th grade boys basketball coach, effective August 4, 2020. 22. Approved a request from Anthony Menor, foreign language teacher, to work remotely due to a qualifying medical condition through his retirement date of December 28, 2020. 23. Accepted the retirement of Anthony Menor, foreign language teacher at the secondary site, effective December 28, 2020. B. Increased 4th grade at Bay View Elementary from four sections to five sections for the 2020-2021 school year based on enrollment. C. Approved the Memorandum of Understanding between Just Kids Dental and Proctor Public Schools for the 2020-2021 school year. D. Approved the fall coaches and volunteers for the 2020-2021 school year. Boys Soccer

 Head Coach: Anthony Wood Head 
Ass’t Varsity: Kevin Danielson Volunteer: Nicholas Barrett Volunteer: Tony Makela
 Volunteer: Mathew Lillie Volunteer: Caitlyn Wood Cross Country
 Coach: Lowell Harnell Ass’t Coach: Matt Knight 
 Volunteer: Harry Cottrell Swimming
 Head Coach: Jon Nelson Ass’t Varsity: Tina Olson Girls Soccer
 Head Coach: Amy Masterson Ass’t Varsity: Dustin Anderson Volunteer: Ben Ellefson Cheerleading
 Head Advisor: Natalie Beaupre Ass’t Advisor: Open XII. Items for Individual Action A. Approved and adopted the second reading of suggested District policy changes. MOTION: Moved by Lynn Peterson and seconded by Larry Shelton to approve and adopt the second reading of suggested District policy changes as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. B. Approved the first reading of suggested District policy changes. MOTION: Moved by Amy Pocrnich and seconded by Kris Bryant to approve the reading of suggested District policy changes as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. C. Adopted the Resolution Relating to the Election of School Board Members and Calling the School District General Election. RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS AND CALLING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT GENERAL ELECTION BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No.704, State of Minnesota as follows: 1. It is necessary for the school district to hold its general election for the purpose of electing three (3) school board members for terms of four (4) years each. The clerk shall include on the ballot the names of the individuals who file or have filed affidavits of candidacy during the period established for filing such affidavits, as though they had been included by name in this resolution. The clerk shall not include on the ballot the names of individuals who file timely affidavits of withdrawal in the manner specified by law. 2. The general election is hereby called and elected to be held in conjunction with the state general election on Tuesday, the 3rd day of November, 2020, between the hours of 7 o’clock a.m. and 8 o’clock p.m. 3. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 205A.11, the precincts and polling places for this general election are those polling places and precincts or parts of precincts located within the boundaries of the school district and which have been established by the cities or towns located in whole or in part within the school district. The voting hours at those polling places shall be the same as for the state general melection. 4. The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause written notice of said general election to be provided to the county auditor of each county in which the school district is located, in whole or in part, at least seventy-four (74) days before the date of said election. The notice shall include the date of said general election and the office or offices to be voted on at said general election. Any notice given prior to the date of the adoption of this resolution is ratified and confirmed in all respects. The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause notice of said general election to be posted at the administrative offices of the school district at least ten (10) days before the date of said general election. 5. The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause a sample ballot to be posted at the administrative offices of the school district at least four (4) days before the date of said election and to cause two sample ballots to be posted in each polling place on election day. The sample ballot shall not be printed on the same color paper as the official ballot. The sample ballot for a polling place must reflect the offices, candidates and rotation sequence on the ballots used in that polling place. The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause notice of said general election to be published in the official newspaper of the school district for two (2) consecutive weeks with the last publication being at least one (1) week before the date of said election. The notice of election so posted and published shall state the offices to be filled set forth in the form of ballot below, and shall include information concerning each established precinct and polling place. The clerk is authorized and directed to acquire and distribute such election materials as may be necessary for the proper conduct of this election, and generally to cooperate with election authorities conducting other elections on that date. The clerk and members of the administration are authorized and directed to take such actions as may be necessary to coordinate this election with those other elections, including entering into agreements or understandings with appropriate election officials regarding preparation and distribution of ballots, election administration and cost sharing. 6. The clerk is further authorized and directed to cause or to cooperate with the proper election officials to cause ballots to be prepared for use at said election in substantially the following form, with such changes in form, color and instructions as may be necessary to accommodate an optical scan voting system. GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 704 PROCTOR NOVEMBER 3, 2020 INSTRUCTIONS TO VOTERS: To vote, completely fill in the oval(s) next to your choice(s) like this: SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER Vote for up to three Candidate U Candidate V Candidate W ___________ write-in, if any ___________ write-in, if any ___________ write-in, if any Optical scan ballots must be printed in black ink on white material, except that marks to be read by the automatic tabulating equipment may be printed in another color ink. The name of the precinct and machine-readable identification must be printed on each ballot. Voting instructions must be printed at the top of the ballot on each side that includes ballot information. The instructions must include an illustration of the proper mark to be used to indicate a vote. Lines for initials of at least two election judges must be printed on one side of the ballot so that the judges’ initials are visible when the ballots are enclosed in a secrecy sleeve. 7. The name of each candidate for office at this election shall be rotated with the names of the other candidates for the same office in the manner specified in Minnesota law. 8. The individuals designated as judges for the state general election shall act as election judges for this election at the various polling places and shall conduct said election in the manner described by law. The election judges shall act as clerks of election, count the ballots cast and submit them to the school board for canvass in the manner provided for other school district elections. The general election must be canvassed between the third and the tenth day following the general election. 9. The School District clerk shall make all Campaign Financial Reports required to be filed with the school district under Minnesota Statutes, Section 211A.02, and received on or after May 17, 2014, available on the school district’s website. The clerk must post the report on the school district’s website as soon as possible, but no later than thirty (30) days after the date of the receipt of the report. The school district must make a report available on the school district’s website for four years from the date the report was posted to the website. The clerk must also provide the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board with a link to the section of the website where reports are made available. MOTION: Moved by Brian Billman and seconded by Lynn Peterson to adopt the Resolution Relating to the Election of School Board Members and Calling the School District General Election as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. D. Adopted resolution authorizing the sale of the property and authorizing Superintendent John Engelking or Business Manager, Stephen Anderson, to execute all documents pertaining to the sale of property that part of Lot 18, Block 1, KINGSBURY RIDGE, according to the recorded plat thereof, St. Louis County, Minnesota which lies Northwesterly of the following described line: Commencing at the East most corner of said Lot 18; thence on an assumed bearing of North 52 degrees 32 minutes 49 seconds West, along the Northeasterly line of said Lot 18 for a distance of 45.26 feet to the point of beginning of the line herein described; thence South 41 degrees 38 minutes 22 seconds West 192.55 feet to the Southwesterly line of said Lot 18 and there terminating. MOTION: Moved by Amy Pocrnich and seconded by Jennifer McDonald adopt resolution authorizing the sale of the property and authorizing Superintendent John Engelking or Business Manager, Stephen Anderson, to execute all documents pertaining to the sale of property that part of Lot 18, Block 1, KINGSBURY RIDGE, according to the recorded plat thereof, St. Louis County, Minnesota which lies Northwesterly of the following described line: Commencing at the East most corner of said Lot 18; thence on an assumed bearing of North 52 degrees 32 minutes 49 seconds West, along the Northeasterly line of said Lot 18 for a distance of 45.26 feet to the point of beginning of the line herein described; thence South 41 degrees 38 minutes 22 seconds West 192.55 feet to the Southwesterly line of said Lot 18 and there terminating as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. E. Adopted resolution authorizing the sale of the property and authorizing Superintendent John Engelking or Business Manager, Stephen Anderson, to execute all documents pertaining to the sale of property that part of Lot 18, Block 1, KINGSBURY RIDGE, according to the recorded plat thereof, St. Louis County, Minnesota which lies Southeasterly of the following described line: Commencing at the East most corner of said Lot 18; thence on an assumed bearing of North 52 degrees 32 minutes 49 seconds West, along the Northeasterly line of said Lot 18 for a distance of 45.26 feet to the point of beginning of the line herein described; thence South 41 degrees 38 minutes 22 seconds West 192.55 feet to the Southwesterly line of said Lot 18 and there terminating. MOTION: Moved by Amy Pocrnich and seconded by Larry Shelton to adopt resolution authorizing the sale of the property and authorizing Superintendent John Engelking or Business Manager, Stephen Anderson, to execute all documents pertaining to the sale of property that part of Lot 18, Block 1, KINGSBURY RIDGE, according to the recorded plat thereof, St. Louis County, Minnesota which lies Southeasterly of the following described line: Commencing at the East most corner of said Lot 18; thence on an assumed bearing of North 52 degrees 32 minutes 49 seconds West, along the Northeasterly line of said Lot 18 for a distance of 45.26 feet to the point of beginning of the line herein described; thence South 41 degrees 38 minutes 22 seconds West 192.55 feet to the Southwesterly line of said Lot 18 and there terminating as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. F. Set Truth in Taxation date as December 14, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., prior to the start of the regular School Board meeting. MOTION: Moved by Brian Billman and seconded by Amy Pocrnich to set Truth in Taxation date as December 14, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., prior to the start of the regular School Board meeting as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. G. Adopted Resolution Authorizing Execution of Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and ISD 704 for traffic safety projects during the period October 1, 2020, through September 30, 2021. MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Kris Bryant to adopt Resolution Authorizing Execution of Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and ISD 704 for traffic safety projects during the period October 1, 2020, through September 30, 2020 as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. H. Approved the 2020-2021 Proctor Public Schools Rail Safe Plan which contains procedures for implementation of each of the three MDE required education models: 1) In-person learning for all students, 2) Hybrid learning with strict social distancing and capacity limits, 3) Distance learning for all students. MOTION: Moved by Lynn Peterson and seconded by Amy Pocrnich to approve the 2020-2021 Proctor Public Schools Rail Safe Plan which contains procedures for implementation of each of the three MDE required education models: 1) In-person learning for all students, 2) Hybrid learning with strict social distancing and capacity limits, 3) Distance learning for all students as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. I. Adopted the model of learning that will be used for the start of the 2020-2021 school year. (In-person, hybrid, or distance learning). MOTION: Moved by Amy Pocrnich and seconded by Joe Ward to adopt the hybrid model of learning to be used for the start of the 2020-2021 school year as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. J. Adopted the Resolution for the base learning model that Proctor Public Schools will use to begin the 2020-2021 school year and authorize Superintendent John Engelking the authority to make changes in accordance with local circumstances involving the Coronavirus. MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Lynn Peterson to adopt the resolution for the base learning model that Proctor Public Schools will use to begin the 2020-2021 school year and authorize Superintendent John Engelking the authority to make changes in accordance with local circumstances involving the Coronavirus as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. K. Approved the revised 2020-21 district calendar which reflects teacher/staff development days being moved from February 12th and April 5th to August 26th and 27th. MOTION: Moved by Amy Pocrnich and seconded by Kris Bryant to approve and adopt MSBA Policy 808 - COVID-19 Face Covering as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. L. Approved and adopted MSBA Policy 808 - COVID-19 Face Covering Policy. MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Amy Pocrnich to approve and adopt MSBA Policy 808 - COVID-19 Face Covering Policy as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. XIII. Items for Discussion/Information A. Superintendent Update B. Superintendent Enrollment Update - 1,893 students enrolled with 13 on a waiting list. C. Public Relations Update 1. Items relating to the District from the Proctor Journal: a) July 16, 2020 Edition: “Proctor schools begin safeguards for fall,” “Confederate Flag also objectionable at PHS.” b) July 23, 2020 Edition: “School gets $165,406 CARES Act funding,” “Larson receives Wentz scholarship,” Koski awarded Dunaiski scholarship,” “Lindgren awarded Art Greene scholarship,” “Sathers awarded Oliver scholarship.” c) July 30, 2020 Edition: “Back to School - THREE GROUPS, THREE OPINIONS,” “Students involved in hybrid back to school planning,” “School Board okays budget full of uncertainties,” “School, city filings underway.” d) August 6, 2020 Edition: “School weighs start options,” “Families asked to complete survey,” “Proctor teachers working toward successful year,” “Candidates begin filing for school, city seats,” “School will open with care, caution, planning.” XIV. Reports A. School Board Committee Reports 1. Curriculum Advisory XV. Communications A. School Board Comments and Observations 1. Discussion among board members regarding meeting in person. The discussion included setting an example for the community, cleaning before and after meetings including the expense involved, a hybrid model among board members (some in-person and some participating from another site), and MSBA recommendations. It will be a discussion item placed on the agenda for the next board meeting. 2. Joe said the board had to make an historic decision and appreciated the correspondence and input from all involved. He thanked everyone who reached out to board members. B. Student Liaison Board Member Comments 1. Josh Larson talked briefly about watching the numbers and ensuring students had the technology they needed. C. Township and City Communications - None XVI. Adjourn MOTION: A motion was made by Kris Bryant, seconded by Amy Pocrnich, and unanimously approved to adjourn the meeting at 10:05 p.m. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. Respectfully submitted: Lynn Peterson, Clerk Jennifer McDonald, Chair P.J. - September 3, 2020 August 26, 2020 NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-274 In Re: Estate of Marjorie Jean Smith, also known as Marjorie J. Smith and Marjorie Smith, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on September 15, 2020 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at the St Louis County Courthouse-Duluth, 100 North Fifth Avenue W., Duluth, Minnesota 55802, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the decedent's Will dated September 22, 2017, and for the appointment of Charleen Blanford, whose address is 23229 North 91st Place, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, as personal representative of the estate of the decedent in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the estate, including the power to collect all assets; pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses; sell real and personal property; and do all necessary acts for the estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instructions as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the decedent's estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: August 5, 2020 BY THE COURT Shaun R. Floerke Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Peter L. Radosevich (MN# 027236X) RADOSEVICH LAW OFFICE P.O. Box 384 Esko, Minnesota 55733 Telephone: (218) 879-0008 P. J. - August 20 and 27, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF CO-PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES IN AN UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-285 ESTATE OF BERNARD J. KOLAR, DECEDENT It is Ordered and Notice is given that on Sept. 22, 2020 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at Duluth in St. Louis County, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of Decedent, dated August 19, 2015 (“Will”), and the appointment of John B. Kolar whose address is 6723 Abbott Road, Duluth, MN 55803 and of William R. Seitz, whose address is 4457 Sugar Maple Drive, Hermantown, MN 55811, 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 representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instructions as these hearings are currently held remotely, due to the pandemic. 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 representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: August 14, 2020 Theresa M. Neo Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Atorney for Personal Representative Johnson, Killen & Seiler, P.A. By: Susan Waldie (0398834) 230 West Superior Street, Suite 800 Duluth, MN 55802 (218) 722-6331 [email protected] P.J. - August 27 and September 3, 2020 NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-278 In Re: Estate of DANIEL HOLTE, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on September 15, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the decedent’s Will dated May 31, 2016, and for the appointment of Virginia J. Sehnke, whose address is 5407 Taft Road, Duluth, MN 55803, as personal representative of the decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets; pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses; sell real and personal property; and do all necessary acts for the decedent’s estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instructions as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: August 5, 2020 BY THE COURT Shaun R. Floerke Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Olson Law, PLLC Karen J. Olson MN# 300354 2002 W. Superior St. PO Box 16873 Duluth MN 55816-0873 Telephone: (218) 727-8557 Facsimile: (218) 727-8558 e-mail:[email protected] P. J. - August 20 and 27, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-297 Estate of Margaret C. Magnuson, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on September 22, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, June 25, 2017, (”Will’), and for the appointment of Janet Magee, whose address is 72 Bountiful Avenue, Longmont, CO, 80501 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in a SUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: August 19, 2020 BY THE COURT Sally Tarnowski Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Chelsea Opdahl Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN, 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – August 27 and September 3, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-292 Estate of Douglas Alan Nelson, a/k/a Douglas A. Nelson, a/k/a Douglas Nelson, a/k/a Doug Nelson, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on September 29, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, 55802 for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the unconventional “Living Will’ of the Decedent, made in two parts dated April 6, 2017 and May 15, 2017 (“Will’), and for the appointment of Michael P. Konstenius, whose address is 314 - 16th Street, Cloquet, MN 55720, as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instructions as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. A charitable beneficiary may request notice of the probate proceedings be given to the Attorney General pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 501B.41, subdivision 5. Dated: August 19, 2020 (COURT SEAL) BY THE COURT Sally Tarnowski Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Name: William T. Helwig Firm: Rudy, Gassert, Yetka, Pritchett & Helwig, a Fryberger Law Firm Practice Group Street: 813 Cloquet Avenue City, State, Zip: Cloquet, MN 55720 Attorney License No: 0298682 Telephone: (218) 725-6867 Email: [email protected] P. J. - August 27 and September 3, 2020 Summary of the Proctor City Council Meeting Minutes MINUTES OF THE PROCTOR CITY COUNCIL MEETING for Monday, July 6, 2020 *Due to COVID-19: Meeting access by the public was available through the live stream on the Trac 7 YouTube channel. Ted Kiefat served as the meeting coordinator. Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: Jake Benson, Rory Johnson, Gary Nowak OTHERS PRESENT: Interim City Administrator Troy DeWall, City Attorney John Bray, Megan Jordan, Ted Kiefat Chief Gaidis, Jessica Rich, Tom Rich Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to approve the City Council minutes from Monday, June 15th, 2020. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to approve the agenda for Monday, July 6, 2020 adding items 6J and 6K. Motion by Benson, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to approve the consent agenda adding item *1C and pulling item *2A for discussion. *1C: Sewer Lateral Grant Request: Councilor Benson received a letter from a citizen regarding a grant for sewer lateral repairs. This letter will be added to the July 20th, 2020 City Council agenda. *2A: 845 6th St Letter: A letter was received from a homeowner discussing concerns over a conditional use permit granted to property located at 837 6th St. The letter specifically stated that a public hearing was never held and that protocols addressed in the Proctor City Code were not adhered to. Mayor Ward confirms with Attorney Bray on both the public hearing previously held and addresses the protocols followed in accordance with City Code. Councilor Nowak confirms receiving a draft of the letters sent to property owners with reference to the public hearing. Motion by Benson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to accept with sincere appreciation the retirement letter submitted from Linnea Wiita with a retirement date of September 4th, 2020. Motion by Benson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to accept with sincere appreciation the retirement letter submitted from Officer Thomas Wick effective immediately. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson, and carried (4-0) to direct Chief Gaidis to enroll an officer into the SRO training sessions dependent on department staffing needs. Motion by Ward, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to direct Administrator DeWall and Chief Gaidis to continue contract negotiations with ISD #704 regarding the SRO position for the 2020-2021 school year. Administrator DeWall states that due to the timing and deadline of the requested application, this resolution was addressed and passed via an electric email submission. Administrator DeWall states that a total $30,613.00 has been requested with this application to be divided among the food shelf, business development/assistance, and purchasing PPE. The application was completed and submitted prior to the deadline, and the city will be notified if the awarded the funds. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson and carried (3-0, Benson abstaining) to accept the bid from Shelton Excavating in the amount of $8,870.00 to continue with the razing process. Speedway Racetrack Update All July events have been cancelled. DeWall expresses gratitude for the exceptional communication efforts from everyone at the racetrack. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward to allow Proctor Area Softball to hold scrimmages and grant access the same as the baseball program. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to accept the safety plan as submitted and approve the Semper Fit Youth Camp event provided it does not pose a scheduling conflict with the baseball tournament held July 17th-19th, 2020. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to direct city attorney to draft a long-term easement agreement and bring back to council for approval. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to proceed with the purchase of new voting equipment. Motion by Benson, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to have all employees report back to working in the building by July 13th, 2020. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to close the regular City Council meeting and open closed session per MN State Statutes 13D.05 Subdivision 3B for personnel matters city administrator position and non-union employee agreement at 7:14 pm. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to resume the regular City Council meeting at 7:38 pm. Motion by Benson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to approve the non-union employee group to participate in the HCSP plan. M. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to accept the agreement between the City of Proctor and Jessica Rich naming the City of Proctor new City Administrator effective August 3, 2020 with corrections addressing funeral leave approval. BILLS FOR APPROVAL General: $70,072.04 Liquor: $52,967.847 TOTAL BILLS FOR APPROVAL: $123,039.88 Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to approve the bills as submitted with clarification and naming itemized nuisance property charges. Motion by Ward, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to adjourn the regular city council meeting at 7:45 pm. P.J. - August 27, 2020 MINUTES OF THE PROCTOR CITY COUNCIL MEETING for Monday, July 20, 2020 *Due to COVID-19: Meeting access by the public was available through the live stream on the Trac 7 YouTube channel. Ted Kiefat served as the meeting coordinator. Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: Jake Benson, Rory Johnson, Gary Nowak OTHERS PRESENT: Interim City Administrator Troy DeWall, City Attorney John Bray, Megan Jordan, Ted Kiefat Chief Gaidis Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to suspend the regular City Council meeting and open the public hearing for garbage assessments at 6:01 pm. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to close the public hearing on garbage assessments at 6:04. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to approve the City Council minutes from Monday, July 6, 2020. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to approve the agenda for Monday, July 20, 2020. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to approve the consent agenda pulling items *1A and *1D for discussion. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to issue a charitable gambling license to Proctor Area Hockey Association to hold a raffle at the Powerhouse on February 20, 2021. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (3-0 Benson abstaining) to direct City Administrator and Mayor to negotiate a plan with property owner and to present plan back to City Council. Commercial Zoning Code Change – 1st Reading Sewer Lateral Grant Request No action taken – item to be discussed further at a future meeting. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to close the regular City Council meeting and open closed session per MN State Statutes 13D.05 Subdivision 3B for personnel matters at 6:50 pm. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to resume the regular City Council meeting at 7:18 pm. BILLS FOR APPROVAL General: $112,040.80 Liquor: $50,738.54 TOTAL BILLS FOR APPROVAL: $162,779.34 Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to approve the bills as submitted. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to adjourn the meeting at 7:29 pm. P.J. - August 27, 2020 MINUTES OF THE PROCTOR CITY COUNCIL MEETING for Monday, August 3, 2020 *Due to COVID-19: Meeting access by the public was available through the live stream on the Trac 7 YouTube channel. Ted Kiefat served as the meeting coordinator. Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: Jake Benson, Rory Johnson, Gary Nowak OTHERS PRESENT: City Administrator Jess Rich, Interim City Administrator Troy DeWall, City Attorney John Bray, Linnea Wiita, Ted Kiefat, Chief Gaidis Mayor Ward administered the Oath of Office to new City Administrator Jessica Rich. Mayor Ward thanked Administrator DeWall for his outstanding service as Interim City Administrator and presented him a Letter of Commendation plaque on behalf of the City. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to approve the City Council minutes from Monday, July 20, 2020. Motion by Ward, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to approve the agenda for Monday, August 3, 2020 adding item 6.I: Primary Election Update and removing item 6.D: City of Proctor Mask Mandate. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to approve the consent agenda pulling items *1B, *4A, *5C, *5D, and *5E for discussion. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to approve the wildlife tracker to pursue live trapping and relocation of the coyotes starting at the fairgrounds. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to approve the second reading of Ordinance 1002.09 and 1002.10 of the City Code with noted change. Sewer Lateral Grant – Informational New City Administrator Rich will continually pursue sewer lateral grant options. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to reappoint Jennifer Petersen to the PUC Commission. City of Proctor Mask Mandate Item removed – statewide mask mandate in effect with an Executive Order by Governor Walz. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to approve the Part-Time Police Records Clerk position. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to accept the bid from Johnson Controls for heating/cooling system maintenance and cleaning. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to approve the request to build the road and turnaround as requested. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to deny the conditional use permit application due to City Zoning Ordinance violations. Primary Election Update The Primary Election will be held Tuesday, August 11, 2020. City Administrator Rich reported that the City is getting ready with assistance from Carol Lind. Election training will be held Monday, August 10th, 2020 with the new election judges that will be replacing the judges that have resigned. Election training will include COVID-19 risk mitigation with Lind assisting Rich in developing a different election layout. Rich noted that plexiglass shields were constructed by Building Inspector Jay Boysen and Interim Admin Troy DeWall. Boysen and DeWall also assisted with the implementation of various COVID-19 voting protocols. BILLS FOR APPROVAL General: $121,917.20 Liquor: $39,056.08 TOTAL BILLS FOR APPROVAL: $160,973.28 Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to approve the bills as submitted. Discussion: Councilor Benson asks about the second half of the payment for the awning at Mountain Sprits, noted the delay in completion was caused by COVID-19. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to adjourn the meeting at 7:17 pm. P.J. - August 27, 2020 August 12, 2020 GRAND LAKE TOWNSHIP NOTICE SPECIAL TOWN MEETING Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Grand Lake Township, County of St. Louis, State of Minnesota, that a Special Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. The Special Town Meeting will commence at 6:00 PM to conduct business concerning a proposed levy increase for 2021 to support the Grand Lake Volunteer Fire Department. The Special Town Meeting will be held at Grand Lake Town Hall/Twig Community Center at 5297 Highway 53 Twig, MN. LeeAnn Vanderscheuren Clerk, Town of Grand Lake P.J. - August 13, 20, 27 and September 3, 2020 NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE Date: August 7, 2020 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that the mortgage foreclosure sale originally scheduled for July 22, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., at the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department, 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Room 103, Duluth, MN 55802 has been postponed. INFORMATION REGARDING MORTGAGE TO BE FORECLOSED 1. Date of Mortgage: October 29, 2007 2. Mortgagors: Gerald W. Sundquist and Rebecca J. Larsen, nka Rebecca J. Sundquist. 3. Mortgagees: Western National Bank, a National Bank organized and existing under the laws of the United States of America. 4. Recording Information: Recorded on November 27, 2007 as Document Number: 01068363, in the Office of the County Recorder of St. Louis County, Minnesota. 5. Assignments of Mortgage if any: None. INFORMATION REGARDING MORTGAGED PREMISES 6. Tax parcel identification number of the mortgaged premises: 365-0025-00205 7. Legal Description of the mortgaged premises: Located in St. Louis County, Minnesota, That part of Lot Twenty (20), BIRCH ACRES, lying easterly of a line drawn from a point on the southerly boundary line of said lot, 175 feet West of the Southeast corner of said lot, and a point located on a line drawn between the Northeast corner of said lot and the Northwest corner of said lot, as the same intersect the shore line of Fish Lake, and 50 feet Westerly from the Northeast corner of said lot, according to the recorded plat of said BIRCH ACRES, on file and of record in the office of the Register of Deeds in and for said County and State, said area being otherwise known as the Easterly one-half (E’ly 1/2) of Lot Twenty (20), BIRCH ACRES. 8. The Property address is: 5125 East Birch Acres Road Duluth, MN 55803 OTHER FORECLOSURE DATA 9. The person holding the Mortgage is not a transaction agent, as defined by Minn. Stat. 58.02, subd. 30. The name(s) of the residential mortgage servicer and the lender or broker, as defined in Minn. Stat. 58.02, is/are: Western National Bank. 10. If stated on the Mortgage, the name of the mortgage originator, as defined in Minn. Stat. § 58.02, is Western National Bank. INFORMATION REGARDING FORECLOSURE 11. The requisites of Minn. Stat. 580.02 have been satisfied. 12. The original or maximum principal amount secured by the Mortgage was $310,000.00. 13. As of December 23, 2019, the amount due on the Mortgage, including taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage is: $323,879.97. 14. Rate of interest at the date of this notice: 6.0%. 15. New date of sale: September 2, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., at the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, MN 55802. 16. The time allowed by law for redemption by Mortgagor or Mortgagor’s personal representative or assigns is five weeks after the date of sale, pursuant to that voluntary Affidavit of Postponement signed and recorded by Mortgagor on 01/31/2020 as Document No. 1372623 in the Office of the County Recorder for St. Louis County, Minnesota. 17. Minn. Stat. 580.04(b) provides that if the real estate is owner occupied, single-family dwelling, the date on or before which the Mortgagor must vacate the property if the Mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property redeemed under section 580.23 is 11:59 p.m. on, October 7, 2020. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY 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. 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. Dated: August 7, 2020 WESTERN NATIONAL BANK, Mortgagee JOHNSON KILLEN & SEILER, P.A. By: /s/ Roy J. Christensen Roy J. Christensen, Atty #0302508 230 W. Superior St., Ste. 800 Duluth, MN 55802 (218) 722-6331 Attorneys for Mortgagee THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR AND IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THIS PURPOSE P.J. - August 13, 2020 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT - CIVIL DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 69DU-CV-16-499 Case Type: Torrens In the Matter of the Petition of LSREF4 Bison, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, in connection with Certificate of Title No. 253493.5, issued for land in the County of St. Louis and State of Minnesota, and legally described as follows: Lot 44, Block 6, Central Division of Duluth. TO THE DEFENDANTS NAMED HEREIN: Patricia J. Roadville, f/k/a Patricia J. Livingston; Mary Carter; Edward Livingston; James Livingston; Andrew Livingston; Golf Properties, Inc., a Minnesota corporation; Western National Bank; and the unknown heirs of Charles E. Livingston, a/k/a Charles L. Livingston. A Petition and Report of Examiner of Titles are filed in the above entitled case, brought under Minnesota Statutes Chapter 508. You were identified in the Petition or the Reports of Examiner of Titles as a party who may have an interest in the above-described land affected by the Order below. If you object to entry of the Order you must show cause, if there is any, why this Court should not enter the Order. To object to entry of the Order you must file an Answer and pay the filing fee or obtain an order waiving the fee, by September 30, 2020 (“the deadline”). No response or action is required if you have no objection to the Order. If you do not file an Answer, the Order may issue with no further notice to you. ORDER: Directing the Registrar of Titles in and for St. Louis County, Minnesota, to cancel Certificate of Title No. 253493.5 and issue in lieu thereof a new Certificate of Title to Petitioner. Said new Certificate of Title to carry memorial Document Nos. 240379, 502116, 572347, 828921, 1016235, and 1016236. If you choose to object, your Answer must be e-filed by your attorney. If you do not have an attorney, the Answer may be filed by mailing it to: Court Administration, 100 N 5th Ave W, Room 320, Duluth, MN 55802, with a check payable to District Court Administrator for $295.00 for the filing fee, or with an order waiving the fee; or the Answer and check or order waiving the fee may be deposited in the District Court drop box at the same location or filed in-person at the same location if the office is open to walk-in public. If you have questions about these procedures, you may contact the Examiner of Titles office by phone at (218) 726-2572 or by email at [email protected] Please note, however, that the Examiner of Titles does not represent you and cannot provide you with legal advice. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that a copy of this Order to Show Cause be served: (a) at least 20 days before the deadline upon the above-named parties residing in this State in the manner provided by law for the service of Summons in a civil action; (b) at least 20 days before the deadline upon each of the above-named nonresidents and foreign corporations, partnerships, or associations that cannot be found for service in the State by personal service out-of-state, or in the alternative, by two weeks published notice of the Order to Show Cause and by sending a copy of this Order and the Petition at least 24 days before the deadline by first class mail to the non-resident’s or foreign entity’s out-of-state post office address; (c) upon each of the above-named parties who cannot be found by two weeks published notice of the Order to Show Cause and by sending a copy of this Order and the Petition at least 24 days before the deadline by first class mail to the last known address of the party and by sending another copy of this Order and the Petition at least 24 days before the deadline by first class mail to the address of such party as stated in the Certificate of Title if an address is so stated; (d) upon a dissolved, withdrawn, or revoked business entity governed by Minn. Stat. Chapters 302A, 303, 317A, 321, 322C, or 323A in the manned provided by Minn. Stat. Sec. 5.25 [Note: deadline dated on the Order to Show Cause must be at least 30 days after date of mailing by the Secretary of State]; e) per Title 28 USC Sec. 2410, and Fed. R. Civ. Pro. Rule 4, the United States Government must be notified at least 60 days prior to the deadline date in the manner provided by federal law for the service of the Summons in a civil action. Approved: /s/ Kimberly E. Brzezinski Kimberly E. Brzezinski, Examiner of Titles August 3, 2020 BY THE COURT: /s/ David M. Johnson JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT Instrument drafted by attorney for Petitioner HANFT FRIDE, A Professional Association Brent W. Malvick, #0396589 130 W. Superior St, 1000 US Bank Place Duluth, MN 55802 PHONE: (218) 722-4766 P.J. - August 13 and 20, 2020 SUMMONS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT 14 - Other Civil (Quiet Title) Court File No. 69DU-CV-20-1110 Dirt, Inc., a Minnesota corporation, Plaintiff vs. Brian Bement, Jennifer Bement, Members Cooperative Credit Union, Western National Bank, State of Minnesota in Trust for the Taxing Districts, and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest, or lien in the real estate described in the Complaint herein, Defendants. THE STATE OF MINNESOTA TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS: You, and each of you, are hereby summoned and required to serve upon Plaintiff’s attorney an Answer to the Complaint, within twenty (20) days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the date of service. If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This action involves, affects, or brings into question real property situated in the County of St. Louis, State of Minnesota, described as follows: Lot 7, Block 2, WHISPER WOODS FIRST ADDITION NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the object of said action is to obtain a judgment declaring that Plaintiff is the owner in fee of the property described above, and that the Defendants, and each of them, have no right, title, estate, interest, or lien in or upon the said real estate. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that no personal claim is made by Plaintiff against any of the Defendants. Civil cases are subject to Alternative Dispute Resolution processes as provided in Rule 114 of the General Rules of Practice for the District Courts. Alternative Dispute Resolution includes mediation, arbitration, and other processes set forth in the rules. You may contact the Court Administrator for information about these processes and about resources available in your area. Dated: June 22, 2020 /s/ Karen J. Olson Karen J. Olson, Atty Reg #0300354 Olson Law, PLLC Attorney for Plaintiff 2002 W. Superior St. PO Box 16873 Duluth, MN 55816-0873 (218) 727-8557 P. J. – August 13, 20 and 27, 2020 POINTS NORTH CONSULTING, INC. NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS 1. Points North Consulting, Inc., has been dissolved and is in the process of winding down its affairs under Minn. Stat. § 302A.727. 2. Points North Consulting, Inc., has filed an Intent to Dissolve with the Minnesota Secretary of State. 3. The Intent to Dissolve was filed with the Minnesota Secretary of State on August 4, 2020. 4. The address to which written claims against the corporation must be presented is as follows: Points North Consulting, Inc., c/o William M. Burns, Attorney at Law, 1000 U.S. Bank 130 W. Superior Street, Suite 1000, Duluth, MN 55902. 5. Claims must be received by the later of 90 days after the first date of publication of this Notice or, with respect to a particular known creditor or claimant, 90 days after the date on which written notice was given to that creditor or claimant. Copies of this Notice are as valid as originals. Dated: August 5, 2020. Points North Consulting, Inc. By /s/ John Foucault John Foucault Its: President P.J. - August 13, 20, 27 and September 3, 2020 August 5, 2020 SOLWAY TOWNSHIP Notice is hereby given that Solway Township will hold Public Accuracy Testing of the AutoMark and DS-200 Voting Equipment for the Primary Election at the Solway Town Hall 4029 Munger Shaw Road on Monday August 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM Autumn Marquardt, Town Clerk P.J. - August 6, 2020 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING City of Proctor Planning and Zoning Commission Monday, August 24, 2020, 5:00 pm Notice is hereby given that the City of Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing to consider the following: At 5:00 p.m.: An application from Rebecca R. Johnson of 1102 2nd Ave for a variance from the City Code 1002.03 Subd. 8, (3), Fences, Walls, and Hedges. Notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter, fences, walls and hedges may be permitted in any required yard or along the edge of any yard; provided that no fence, wall, or hedge along the sides or front edge of any front yard shall be over 2-1/2 feet in height; further provided that no fence, wall, or hedge shall be placed or constructed within 5 feet of an alley right-of-way. Rebecca R. Johnson is requesting a 6 ft high privacy fence to extend 18 ft from the front edge of the house. This would require a variance of 3 1/2 feet. Legal Description: Parcel 185-0200-01160 Lots 6, 7, & 8 of the NORTONS PROCTOR GARDENS Common Property Description: 1102 2nd Ave The hearing will be conducted (public input taken, Commission discussion and their action to approve or deny this request) by the Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission at a meeting, Monday, August 24, 2020, at the Proctor Community Center, Council Chambers, 100 Pionk Drive. Application, site plan and responses to variance criteria are available at City Hall for inspection. Persons wishing to comment on the variance may do so in person at the hearing, or in writing by addressing their comments to either the City Administrator or Building Official, 100 Pionk Drive, Proctor, or by calling 624-3641 prior to the meeting. By Order of the Planning & Zoning Commission of Proctor. Troy DeWall Interim City Administrator P.J. - August 6, 2020 NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION City of Proctor State of Minnesota, County of St. Louis NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Primary Election will be held in all election precincts in the above named city at PROCTOR AREA COMMUNITY CENTER, 100 PIONK DRIVE, PROCTOR, MN On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, to nominate candidates for the following offices, which are to be voted for at the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., with the exception of townships having less than 500 inhabitants that have opted to establish a later poll opening, but in all cases no later than 10:00 a.m. (M.S. 204C.05). Jessica Rich, City Administrator City of Proctor P.J. - August 6, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP, APPOINTMENT OF GENERAL ADMINISTRATOR AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-261 Estate of Kent L. Trehus, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on September 1, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at Duluth Courthouse, 100 North 5th Avene West, Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Jayne Peet, whose address is 20194 239th Avenue, Nevis, MN 56467, as general administrator of the Estate of the Decedent in a FORMAL 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 general administrator will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. 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 general administrator or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Dated: July 28, 2020 Leslie E. Beiers District Court Judge, Probate Division Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Court Administrator Attorney for Applicant Steven H. Bolton Bolton Law Office P. O. Box 126 Park Rapids, MN 56467 Attorney License No.: 198456 Telephone: (218) 732-1458 P.J. – August 6 and 13, 2020 July 29, 2020 PROCTOR PUBLIC NOTICE ORDINANCE NO. 01-20 SECTION 1002.09 and 1002.10 OF THE CITY CODE IS HEREBY AMENDED AS FOLLOWS. Lined out language is deleted and underlined language is an addition: 1002.09, Subd.2 Permitted Uses 3) Automobile and/or boat parking lot or storage, and mini-storage facilities, provided the Planning and Zoning Commission shall be entitled to impose conditions for mini-storage facilities: 3) Automobile, light truck, boat, and/or motor, lawn and garden repair sales and display, and mini-storage facilities, pursuant to conditional use permit only. 1002.10, Subd.2 Permitted Uses 5) Automobile, light truck, boat, and/or motor lawn and garden repair sales and display 5) Automobile and/or boat parking lot or storage. PASSED by ______________ vote of the Proctor City Council, this ___ day of _____________, 2020. Mayor ATTEST: City Clerk P.J. - July 30, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-257 Estate of TELIERIES E. RONNING, Decedent A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last will, if any, and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property. Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely, due to the Pandemic. IT IS ORDERED and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on September 1, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. by this Court at Duluth, Minnesota. 1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minn. Stat. 524.3-204. 2. Notice shall be given by publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law and by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date. Dated: July 22, 2020 COURT SEAL David M. Johnson Judge Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Karen J. Olson Olson Law, PLLC 2002 W. Superior St. PO Box 16873 Duluth, MN 55816-0873 Attorney License No. 300354 Telephone: (218) 727-8557 FAX: (218) 727-8558 P.J. - July 30 and August 6, 2020 ORDER FOR HEARING STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 69DU-CV-11-2764 In Re: The Trust of DYLAN HENDRICKSON DATED 5/28/09 Upon reading and filing the Petition of NORTH SHORE BANK OF COMMERCE, as Trustee of the above-entitled Trust, praying for an Order of this Court: (a) Fixing a time and place for a hearing on said Petition and directing the manner of service of notice thereof; (b) Settling and allowing accounts of said Trustee for the period from May 29, 2014 through May 28, 2019, both dates inclusive; (c) Approving all of the Trustee's acts, including investments retained and made, together with all receipts, credits, and disbursements for the period to both principal and income; (d) Allowing the fees and expenses of Petitioner's attorney as set forth in the Petition; IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, that said matter be heard before the above-named Court at St. Louis County Courthouse, 100 N. 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, on the 25th day of August, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as counsel may be heard. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that any and all persons having an interest in such matter may then and there appear and be heard, and that notice of such hearing be given by publishing a copy of this Order one time in a legal newspaper in St. Louis County, Minnesota, at least twenty (20) days before said hearing, and by mailing a copy of this Order to the persons specified in paragraph 5 of the Trustee's Petition dated July 14, 2020 at their last known address, at least ten (10) days before the date of such hearing, and proof of such publication and mailing be filed herein. No one is required to attend this hearing unless requested by the Court or unless they object to the relief requested in the Petition. Any person who objects to the Court granting the relief requested in the accompanying Petition shall make their objections in writing to the Court on or before the date set for hearing. At the time set for hearing, if the Petition herein is unopposed, the Court will enter in the record the fact that there was no appearance in opposition to the Petition and that no objection to the Petition has been filed with the Court. Thereupon, the Court shall make its determination on the strength of the pleadings. Dated: July 16, 2020 BY THE COURT: /s/ Theresa M. Neo Neo, Theresa JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT Sandra E. Butterworth (#13869) Attorney at Law 525 Lake Avenue South, Suite 214 Duluth, MN 55802 218-722-1411 P.J. - July 30, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP, APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-242 Estate of Kenny Lee McCarthy, aka Kenny L. McCarthy, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on Aug. 18, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Arianna Osborne-McCarthy, whose address is 4441 Chouteau Ave., Apt. 3201, St. Louis MO 63110 as Personal Represen-tative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: July 14, 2020 BY THE COURT Theresa M. Neo Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN, 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – July 30 and August 6, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP, APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-246 Estate of Jeffrey William Brown, aka Jeffrey W. Brown, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on Aug. 25, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Patricia Beech-Dziuk, whose address is 630 N. 60th Ave. E., Duluth, MN 55804 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: July 16, 2020 BY THE COURT Theresa M. Neo Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN, 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – July 30 and August 6, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP, APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-240 Estate of LeeAnn Guerndt, aka Lee Ann Guerndt, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on Aug. 18, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Rick Guerndt, whose address is 4714 Gladstone St., Duluth, MN 55804 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: July 14, 2020 BY THE COURT Theresa M. Neo Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN, 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – July 30 and August 6, 2020 ORDER FOR HEARING STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 69DU-CV-11-2761 In Re: The Trust of HONNA HENDRICKSON DATED 5/28/09 Upon reading and filing the Petition of NORTH SHORE BANK OF COMMERCE, as Trustee of the above-entitled Trust, praying for an Order of this Court: (a) Fixing a time and place for a hearing on said Petition and directing the manner of service of notice thereof; (b) Settling and allowing accounts of said Trustee for the period from May 29, 2014 through May 28, 2019, both dates inclusive; (c) Approving all of the Trustee's acts, including investments retained and made, together with all receipts, credits, and disbursements for the period to both principal and income; (d) Allowing the fees and expenses of Petitioner's attorney as set forth in the Petition; IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, that said matter be heard before the above-named Court at St. Louis County Courthouse, 100 N. 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, on the 25th day of August, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as counsel may be heard. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that any and all persons having an interest in such matter may then and there appear and be heard, and that notice of such hearing be given by publishing a copy of this Order one time in a legal newspaper in St. Louis County, Minnesota, at least twenty (20) days before said hearing, and by mailing a copy of this Order to the persons specified in paragraph 5 of the Trustee's Petition dated July 14, 2020 at their last known address, at least ten (10) days before the date of such hearing, and proof of such publication and mailing be filed herein. No one is required to attend this hearing unless requested by the Court or unless they object to the relief requested in the Petition. Any person who objects to the Court granting the relief requested in the accompanying Petition shall make their objections in writing to the Court on or before the date set for hearing. At the time set for hearing, if the Petition herein is unopposed, the Court will enter in the record the fact that there was no appearance in opposition to the Petition and that no objection to the Petition has been filed with the Court. Thereupon, the Court shall make its determination on the strength of the pleadings. Dated: July 16, 2020 BY THE COURT: /s/ Theresa M. Neo Neo, Theresa JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT Sandra E. Butterworth (#13869) Attorney at Law 525 Lake Avenue South, Suite 214 Duluth, MN 55802 218-722-1411 P.J. - July 30, 2020 July 15, 2020 NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-231 In Re: Estate of JEAN E. WILKOSH, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on August 11, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Decedent’s Will dated May 16, 1988, and for the appointment of Mary Katherine Ocamb, whose address is 805 Duke of Suffolk Drive, Virginia, VA 23454, as personal representative of the Decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the Decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets; pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses; sell real and personal property; and do all necessary acts for the Decedent’s estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instructions as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the Decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: July 2, 2020 BY THE COURT Eric Hylden Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Olson Law, PLLC Karen J. Olson MN# 300354 2002 W. Superior St. PO Box 16873 Duluth MN 55816-0873 Telephone: (218) 727-8557 Facsimile: (218) 727-8558 e-mail:[email protected] attorney for petitioner P. J. - July 16 and 23, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR probate OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-235 Estate of Shirley Ann Brown, a/k/a Shirley A. Brown and Shirley Brown, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on Aug. 18, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, April 9, 2014, (“Will”), and for the appointment of SueAnn Carey, whose address is 4394 Martin Road, Duluth, MN 55803 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option 6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely, due to the Pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: July 8, 2020 BY THE COURT Jill A. Eichenwald Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Larry M. Nord BEAUMIER TROGDON ORMAN HURD & VIEGAS, PLLP 227 West First Street, Suite 610 Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No: 79613 Telephone: (218) 722-1000 FAX: (218) 722-2147 Email: [email protected] P.J. – July 16 and 23, 2020 Summary of the Proctor City Council Meeting Minutes MINUTES OF THE PROCTOR CITY COUNCIL MEETING for Monday, June 1, 2020 *Due to COVID-19: Meeting was conducted via Zoom with Ted Kiefat as meeting coordinator Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 6:06 p.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: Jake Benson, Rory Johnson, Gary Nowak OTHERS PRESENT: Interim City Administrator Troy DeWall, City Attorney John Bray, Megan Jordan, Ted Kiefat Chief Gaidis, Sally Hedtke, Phil Larson, Dick Kari Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the City Council minutes from Monday, May 18th, 2020. Motion by Benson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the agenda for Monday, May 18th, 2020 with the following items added and removed: Added: 6 K. SRO Discussion 6 L. CDBG Grant Application 6 M. Liquor Control Recommen-dations Removed: 6 H. Johnson Control Estimate Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the consent agenda pulling item *1B for discussion and combining item *4A with item 6M: Liquor Control Recommendations Item *1B: Nuisance Property Court Order *1B: Nuisance Property Court Order Councilor Nowak asks if a discussion needs to take place and if the razing process will continue. Administrator DeWall clarifies that this property will be going up for auction by the county. Councilor Nowak asks if the assessments have already been placed on the property and Attorney Bray clarifies the assessments with an abatement of nuisances by the city. Once ownership is taken over by the county, the county may take all abatements and no additional expenditures will accrue to the city. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Johnson Y, Benson Y, Nowak Y, Ward Y) to approve the hiring of Lacy Etter for the Proctor Fire Department. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Johnson Y, Benson Y, Nowak Y, Ward Y) to approve the conditional use permit submitted by Brian Tasky to operate a dual unit short-term rental at 837 6th St until August 20, 2020. Councilor Benson suggests that in the event of receiving the submitted bonding bill, the city should also consider passing a resolution requesting sales tax exemption on construction materials. This would save the city approximately $250,000.00. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Johnson Y, Nowak Y, Ward Y) to table Hoghead 2020 Festival and place under “Unfinished Business” for discussion at the next City Council meeting on June 15, 2020 Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (3-1 roll call vote: Johnson Y, Ward Y, Nowak Y, Benson N) to not credit any sewer costs to the homeowner. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (3-1 roll call vote: Johnson Y, Ward Y, Nowak Y, Benson N) to not credit any sewer costs to the property owner. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Johnson Y, Nowak Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the rental agreement and supporting documentation by the organization for use of the city softball field. H. Johnson Control Estimate – Agenda item removed Motion by Ward, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Johnson Y, Ward Y, Nowak Y, Benson Y) to table item 6I: 207 2nd Ave and placed under unfinished business. Councilor Benson suggests that negotiations and trainings for the SRO should begin again in order to be in place and ready for the next school year. Mayor Ward confirms discussions with the school and getting a meeting set up. Chief Gaidis confirms contact with the school has been initiated. Discussion only – no action taken. Councilor Benson addresses a CDBG application through the CARES Act, Administrator DeWall confirms receipt of the application, noting opportunities that may be beneficial to the city. This will be completed and submitted in accordance with the June 22, 2020 submission deadline. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Johnson Y, Nowak Y, Benson Y, Ward Y) to forego the total of amount of delinquencies and approve the submission of $3,255.69 by the Pit Stop to renew the remaining 2020 liquor license with the requirement that all payments will be current by December 4, 2020 in order to process and release the liquor license for 2021. BILLS FOR APPROVAL General: $111,171.29 Liquor: $33,781.63 TOTAL BILLS FOR APPROVAL: $144,952.92 Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Johnson Y, Nowak Y, Benson Y, Ward Y) to approve the bills as submitted. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to adjourn the City Council meeting at 7:45 pm. P.J. - July 16, 2020 MINUTES OF THE PROCTOR CITY COUNCIL MEETING for Monday, June 15, 2020 *Due to COVID-19: Meeting access by the public was available through the live stream on the Trac 7 YouTube channel. Ted Kiefat served as the meeting coordinator. Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 6:06 p.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: Jake Benson, Rory Johnson, Gary Nowak OTHERS PRESENT: Interim City Administrator Troy DeWall, City Attorney John Bray, Megan Jordan, Ted Kiefat Chief Gaidis, Michelle Swoboda from WIPFLI, Finance Director Leslie Brunfelt Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to approve the City Council minutes from Monday, Monday, June 1, 2020 with the following corrections: Phil Larson, 702 1st Ave, PUC Commission member Motion by Benson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to approve the agenda for Monday, June 15, 2020 adding item 6I and to move item 6A prior to public comments. Item added: 6 I. Proctor Fire Department resignation Motion by Benson, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to approve the consent agenda pulling items *1A, *1B, *5C, *5D for discussion. 6A. WIPFLI – 2019 Budget Presentation Michelle Swoboda from WIPFLI presents the report of the 2019 audit giving a qualified opinion stating that the government activities presented in accordance with accounting principles. She states the auditors gave the city a clear and clean report with no major issues. She states an increase in total net position, a decrease in liabilities, and an increase in total expenditures. Other increases to note are the public utilities fund, followed by slight decreases in liquor store and sewer funds. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to accept the 2019 Audit Draft Report. 1A: DNR Grant Award Notification Administrator DeWall states the grant application submitted was selected to receive funding of $200,000 for the Playground for EveryBody project. Jennifer McDonald also called into the meeting and states that this grant award along with the CDBG grant received will allow for the project to be completed. Mayor Ward extends congratulations on the hard work, dedication, and time commitment for getting this completed. *1B: MN State Demographic Center Benson questions if the estimates are accurate and if the city intends on challenging the population numbers. DeWall recommends accepting the estimates as presented due to same or similar increases in utility accounts. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to cancel any events held on city property including the fireworks for the Hoghead 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to direct the city attorney and city administrator to continue negotiations with owner for deed on property. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to accept resolution 15-20 authorizing refund of pro rata share of liquor license fees. Mayor Ward amend motion to accept resolution 15-20 with the recommended changes of how the refund of the liquor license will be applied. Seconded by Benson and carried (4-0). Motion by Benson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to accept resolution 18-20 Adoption of the St. Louis County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to approve the Quadient lease agreement and upgrade to a new postage machine at City Hall. Motion by Benson, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to approve the renal agreement submitted by Proctor Area Youth Baseball Association. Administrator DeWall states Lakehead Racing Association have cancelled all June events due to COVID-19. He also states the certificate of insurance along with the liquor license application will be submitted for future events. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to accept the proposal submitted by Johnson controls in the amount of $8,507.00 to repair the thermostats at City Hall. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to accept the resignation of Brad Brzezinski from the Proctor Fire Department. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to close the regular City Council meeting and open closed session per MN State Statutes 13D.05 Subdivision 3B for personnel matters city administrator position 7:12 pm. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to resume the regular City Council meeting at 7:50 pm. J. Motion by Ward, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to direct the negotiation committee and open negotiations with Jessica Rich and extend an invitation to a future City Council meeting. BILLS FOR APPROVAL General: $105,432.49 Liquor: $33,374.21 TOTAL BILLS FOR APPROVAL: $138,806.70 Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to pay the bills as submitted. Councilor Nowak questions the bill submitted for the Napoly nuisance; Attorney Bray clarifies that charge is a total for all of the nuisance properties. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to adjourn the regular city council meeting at 8:09 pm. P.J. - July 16, 2020 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Audio Systems 2. State the address of the principal place of business: 3044 Lindahl Rd., Duluth, MN 55810 USA 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: Simplified Technologies Group, Inc., 3044 Lindahl Rd., Duluth, MN 55810 USA 4. By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: July 8, 2020 /s/ Tim Aldridge P.J. – July 16 and 23, 2020 USA Towing & Recovery is in possession of the following vehicle: 2008 Chrysler Sebring, blue in color with WI plate # 386-YDF, Vin# 1C3LC45K68N224222. Towed for the MN State Patrol on July 22, 2020 from the Blatnik Bridge back to USA TOWING. The vehicle may be reclaimed under MN Statute 1994, chapter 168B. Failure to exercise your right to reclaim the vehicle and its contents within the appropriate time allowed under MN Statutes 1994, 168B.051, subdivision 1 or 2, shall be deemed a waiver of all right, title and interest in the vehicle and contents, and a consent to the transfer of title to and disposal or sale of the vehicle and contents pursuant to MN Statutes 1994, section 168B.08. Dated: June 10, 2020 USA Towing & Recovery P.O. Box 7285 Duluth, MN 55807 P.J. – July 16, 2020 July 8, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROCEEDINGS TO PROBATE WILL AND TO APPOINT PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE And Notice To Creditors STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-213 ESTATE OF GERTRUDE SUSANNA SIMONSON aka GERTRUDE SUSANNA JACOBSON aka GERTRUDE SUSANNA WICKLUND Decedent NOTICE IS GIVEN that a petition signed by Susan St. Marie for an Order for Formal Probate of Will and Confirming Appointment of Personal Representative, has been filed with the Court. 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 Petition may be granted. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. IT IS ORDERED that the Petition will be heard on July 28, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. by this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota 1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. Section 524.1-401) and persons who filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 524.3-204. 2. Notice shall be given by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order by U.S. Postal Service at least 14 days prior to the hearing date, and publishing this Notice and Order in accordance with law by July 18, 2020. Dated: June 17, 2020 BY THE COURT Dale O. Harris Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Susan St. Marie 13808 Via Rimini San Diego, CA 92129 P.J. – July 2 and 9, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP, APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN A SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-229 Estate of James John Hocevar, Sr., aka James John Hocevar James J. Hocevar, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on August 11, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at the Courthouse in Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of James J. Hocevar, Jr., whose address is 5303 Big Range Street, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89031, as personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent in a supervised administration. Any objection to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses, and 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 representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the Pandemic. Dated: June 29, 2020 Sally Tarnowski District Court Judge Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Personal Representative David A. Stromgren #106562 STROMGREN LAW OFFICE 403 North 57th Avenue West Duluth, Minnesota 555807 (218) 624-5766 [email protected] P.J. - July 9 and 16, 2020 NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT Date: June 30, 2020 YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT: The mortgage foreclosure sale originally scheduled for July 1, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., at the St. Louis County Sheriff's Department, 100 North Fifth Avenue West, Room 103, Duluth, Minnesota 55802, to foreclose upon the real property secured by a Mortgage executed by Ryan N. Jackman and Jessica K. Jackman, husband and wife, as Mortgagors, to Members Cooperative Credit Union, as Mortgagee, dated August 4, 2016, and filed for record August 18, 2016, as Document No. 974846.0, as modified of record, in the office of the St. Louis County Registrar of Titles, has been postponed and will now be held on August 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. As of April 29, 2020, the amount due on the Mortgage, and taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage was: $285,639.25. Mortgagor/occupant(s) must vacate the property on or before 11:59 p.m., February 5, 2021, if the mortgage is not reinstated prior to the date of sale or if the property is not redeemed subsequent to the Sheriff's sale of the property. Street Address, City and ZIP code of mortgaged premises: 4390 West Tischer Road, Duluth, Minnesota 55803 Transaction agent; residential mortgage servicer; and lender or broker: Members Cooperative Credit Union Tax parcel identification numbers: 520-0017-00260 Transaction Agent's mortgage ID number (MERS number): None Name of mortgage originator: Members Cooperative Credit Union FRYBERGER, BUCHANAN, SMITH & FREDERICK, P.A. /s/ Robert R. Kanuit Robert R. Kanuit, Atty. ID#0252530 302 West Superior Street, Suite 700 Duluth, MN 55802-1863 (218) 722-0861 Attorneys for Members Cooperative Credit Union P.J. - July 9, 2020 NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRS, FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-226 In Re: Estate of James Cline Barker, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on August 4, 2020 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of Decedent’s heirs, and for the appointment of Jane Mavec, whose address is 3770 Johnson Road, Hermantown, MN 55811, as personal representative of the Decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the Decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets; to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses; to sell real and personal property; and to do all necessary acts for the Decedent’s estate. Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the Decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. BY THE COURT Dated: June 29, 2020 Sally Tarnowski Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A. Robert R. Kanuit MN# 0252530 302 West Superior Street, Suite 700 Duluth, MN 55802 Telephone: 218-725-0861 Facsimile: 218-725-6800 e-mail: [email protected] ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER P.J. - July 9 and 16, 2020 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Wausau Homes of Duluth 2. State the address of the principal place of business: 4908 Miller Trunk Highway, Duluth, MN 55811 USA 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: Hacker Construction LLC 4908 Miller Trunk Highway Duluth, MN 55811 Nicholas Mark Hacker 3604 Lindahl Rd. Hermantown, MN 55810 Matthew Thomas Hacker 49 Kangas Rd. Esko, MN 55733 4. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: March 10, 2020 /s/ Nicholas Mark Hacker Nicholas Mark Hacker Co-owner of Hacker Construction LLC P.J. – July 2 and 9, 2020 Amended NOTICE OF HEARING AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL SUMMARY ASSIGNMENT OR DISTRIBUTION (Exempt Estate) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-202 In Re: The Estate of GENE RICHARD FREMLING, a/k/a GENE R. FREMLING. TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES: A Petition for FORMAL SUMMARY ASSIGNMENT OR DISTRIBUTION of Exempt Estate has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died within three years of this hearing, leaving Property in Minnesota and in an Intestate Estate, and requests the Decree of Distribution of such Property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property. Any objection to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and no objections are filed or raised; the Petition may be granted. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460, option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. IT IS ORDERED and NOTICE is hereby given that on the 11th day of Aug., 2020, at 1:30 p.m. a hearing will be held in the above-named Court at 100 5th Ave. West, Duluth, Minnesota. (1) Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice (Minn. Stat 524.3-204) (2) Notice shall be given by Publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law and by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date. Dated: June 30, 2020 Eric Hylden Honorable Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Michael J. Talarico 313 N. Central Avenue Duluth, MN 55807 Phone: (218) 628-1055 P.J. – July 9 and 16, 2020 Minutes Independent School District No. 704 Proctor, Minnesota REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING Monday, June 8, 2020 I. Call to Order The meeting was called to order by Jennifer McDonald, School Board Chair, at 7:05 p.m. II. Pledge of Allegiance III. Roll Call MEMBERS PRESENT: Brian Billman, Kris Bryant, Jennifer McDonald, Lynn Peterson, Amy Pocrnich, Larry Shelton (attended meeting at 7:13), and Joe Ward MEMBERS ABSENT: None STUDENT LIAISON MEMBERS: Joshua Larson Also in Attendance: John Engelking, Superintendent, and Business Manager Stephen Anderson IV. Approval of Agenda MOTION: Moved by Amy Pocrnich and seconded by Brian Billman to approve the Agenda as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 6 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. V. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of May 26, 2020. MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Kris Bryant to approve the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of May 26, 2020, as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 6 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. VI. Finance MOTION: Moved by Lynn Peterson and seconded by Amy Pocrnich to approve the payment of bills dated June 8, 2020, in the amount of $113,864.26 covering checks 107203 through 107278; and approve the electronic transfers and payrolls for April 2020 as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 6 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. VII. Commendations/Congrat-ulations A. Congratulated Sam Pogatchnik and Ben Harnell for being named Athletes of the Year. B. Congratulated John Werner for earning Academic All State honors from the MN State Track and Field Coaches Association. This is John’s third year earning this honor. C. Congratulations to the boys track team for earning Academic Team Gold status. The team’s GPA had to be 3.75 or higher. The Rails achieved a 3.85 average. D. Congratulations to Matt Solberg for being named section 7AA coach of the year and Derek Parendo for being named section 7AA assistant coach of the year by the Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association. E. Commended our high school administration and everyone involved in making the virtual graduation a success. VIII. Public Participation - None IX. Consent Agenda MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Jennifer McDonald to approve the Consent Agenda as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. A. Personnel Items 1. Approved the recommendation to hire Natalie Beaupre as the head cheerleading advisor beginning in the 2020-21 school year. 2. Approved the administrative placement of Megan Allen into the grade 5 teacher position at Pike Lake Elementary beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. 3. Approved the recommendation to hire Zachary Lafond-Hudson into the summer school science teacher position for three weeks in June and three weeks in July 2020. 4. Approved the recommendation to hire Tanner Hall into the summer school English Language Arts teacher position for three weeks in June and three weeks in July 2020. 5. Approved the recommendation to hire Jennifer Harnell into the summer school math teacher position for three weeks in June and three weeks in July 2020. B. Increased 2nd grade at BayView Elementary from four sections to five sections for the 2020-2021 school year based on enrollment. C. Decreased 3rd grade at Bay View Elementary from five sections to four sections for the 2020-2021 school year based on enrollment. X. Items for Individual Action A. Approved the Comprehensive Art Planning Program Grant for the Perpich Center for the Arts. MOTION: Moved by Lynn Peterson and seconded by Joe Ward to approve the Comprehensive Art Planning Program Grant for the Perpich Center for the Arts as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. *Suzy Hartwick attended the meeting to answer questions. B. Approved the 2020-2021 Resolution for Membership in the Minnesota State High School League. MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Kris Bryant to approve the 2020-2021 Resolution for Membership in the Minnesota State High School League as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. C. Approved the Specific Services Contract between Arrowhead Regional Computing Consortium (ARCC) and Proctor Public Schools for the 2020-2021 school year. MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Amy Pocrnich to approve the Specific Services Contract between Arrowhead Regional Computing Consortium (ARCC) and Proctor Public Schools for the 2020-2021 school year as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. *Steve Anderson and John Engelking answered questions regarding our relationship with ARCC. D. Accepted the “Notice of Desire to Negotiate” from Proctor’s administrators and direct Superintendent Engelking to establish dates and procedures to negotiate the 2020-2022 contract. (This is the principals’ negotiating group.) MOTION: Moved by Lynn Peterson and seconded by Larry Shelton to accept the “Notice of Desire to Negotiate” from Proctor’s administrators and direct Superintendent Engelking to establish dates and procedures to negotiate the 2020-2022 contract as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. E. Approved the first reading of suggested District policy changes. MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Larry Shelton to approve the first reading of suggested District policy changes as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. *Joe requested that as soon as the board is caught up to review fewer policies each time. F. Adopted resolution of accepting gifts received. MOTION: Moved by Amy Pocrnich and seconded by Brian Billman to adopt resolution of accepting gifts received as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. G. Approved the Lease and Operations Agreement between Proctor Area Hockey Association (PAHA) and Proctor Public Schools for the period of September 1, 2019, through August 31, 2022. MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Jennifer McDonald to approve the Lease and Operations Agreement between Proctor Area Hockey Association (PAHA) and Proctor Public Schools for the period of September 1, 2019, through August 31, 2022, as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 6 - Yes (BB KB JM LP LS JW) 0 - No 1 - Abstain (AP) Motion approved. *Steve Anderson discussed two changes in the contract. Joe appreciated the work from all involved including Amy, Kris, Anthony, and Kevin. XI. Items for Discussion/Infor-mation A. Superintendent Update B. Presented initial documents on superintendent evaluation regard-ing goals and supporting evidence. Discussion regarding the new tool to be used and how the rating will work. The tool used will focus on the pandemic protocols for the formal evaluation and also look at progress made on John’s goals that align with the Strategic Plan. Within the document John shared are links that board members may access. Reminder to Lori to post accordingly that it will be a closed meeting after the regular meeting on June 22. Lynn will resend the strategic goals chart and send John’s goals. C. Public Relations Update 1. Items relating to the District from the Proctor Journal: a) May 28, 2020 Edition: ““A new graduation ceremony,” “PHS AAA assembly video at proctorjournal.com.” b) June 4, 2020 Edition: “112 PHS students graduate in a new way,” “Editorial: Graduation 2020,” “Letter to the Editor: Graduates: Show your vision,” “City of Proctor - Proclamation,” “Proctor High School Graduation,” “Students, teachers honored,” “PHS academics, arts, athletics students recognized,” “Seniors offered scholarships.” XII. Reports A. School Board Committee Reports 1. Policy Committee Report - see attached 2. Amy emailed the Finance Committee report. It will be in the next board packet. 3. Jennifer requested the Community Education Report for the next meeting. B. Mark Hagemeyer presented the 2019-2020 Staff Develop-ment/ATPPS Summary Report. C. Enrollment Report for June 2020 XIII. Communications A. School Board Comments and Observations 1. Amy received a call from a mother who was impressed with the quality of the virtual graduation. 2. Jennifer commented on how well the graduation video was done. 3. Brian expressed kudos to Ted and Tim and all involved. Although a company was hired to produce the video, it was a seamless coordination between Rails TV and the production company. John said thumb drives would be made to preserve the content. 4. Barb Rands was mentioned as doing an exceptional job for our district; she reached out to every student via email. Kris Weiller was also mentioned in conjunction with her work with the food program calls. 5. Jennifer paid tribute to Marny Xiong, the St. Paul Public Schools school board chair who died of COVID-19 last Sunday. She was only 31 years old. B. Student Liaison Board Member Comments 1. Josh Larson expressed that he is hoping to have school in the buildings this fall. C. Township and City Communications - None XIV. Adjourn MOTION: A motion was made by Kris Bryant, seconded by Larry Shelton, and unanimously approved to adjourn the meeting at 8:50 p.m. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. Respectfully submitted: Lynn Peterson, Clerk Jennifer McDonald, Chair P.J. - July 9, 2020 NOTICE OF FILING FOR GRAND LAKE TOWNSHIP ELECTION Notice is hereby given to qualified voters of Grand Lake Township, St. Louis County, State of Minnesota, that filing for town office will be held during a two-week period beginning July 28, 2020. Affidavits of Candidacy shall be filed with the Town Clerk at the Grand Lake Town Hall/Twig Community Center, 5297 Highway 53, from July 28, 2020 to August 11, 2020. The Clerk can be reached by phone at 218-464-2392. Clerk will be at the Town Office last day of filing from 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. Filing will close on August 11, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Filing fee is $2.00. Offices to be filled at the November 3, 2020 General Elections are: 1) Supervisor, Seat B (four-year term), 2) Supervisor, Seat C (four-year term). LeeAnn Vanderscheuren Town Clerk, Grand Lake Township P.J. July 9 and 16, 2020 NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND INFORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-220 In Re: Estate of John M. Carr, Decedent. Notice is given that an Application for Informal Probate of Will and Informal Appointment of Personal Representative was filed with the Registrar, along with a Will dated July 12, 2017. The Registrar accepted the application and informally appointed Dianne S. Carr, whose address is 3506 Lismore Road, Duluth, MN 55803, to serve as the personal representative of the Decedent’s estate. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Any objection to the appointment of the personal representative must be filed with the Court, and any properly filed objection will be heard by the Court after notice is provided to interested persons of the date of hearing on the objection. Unless objections are filed, and unless the Court orders otherwise, the personal representative has the full power to administer the estate, including after thirty (30) days from the issuance of letters testamentary, the power to sell, encumber, lease, or distribute any interest in real estate owned by the Decedent. Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. §524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the Decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. Date: June 24, 2020 Sally Tarnowski District Court Judge Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Janet Riegle Deputy andrew, bransky & poole, p.a. Aaron R. Bransky MN# 226610 302 West Superior Street, Suite 300 Duluth, MN 55802 Telephone: 218-722-1764 Facsimile: 218-722-6137 e-mail: [email protected] Attorney for Applicant Dianne S. Carr P.J. – July 2 and 9, 2020 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Buttercup Design Group 2. State the address of the principal place of business: 426 Winona Street, Duluth, MN 55803 USA 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: KB Squared LLC, 426 Winona Street, Duluth, MN 55803 USA 4. By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: June 25, 2020 /s/ Martha Nerenhausen P.J. – July 2 and 9, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON AMENDED PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-225 Estate of Lawrence A. Monroe, Jr., Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on Aug. 4, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, May 6, 2020, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Margaret J. Monroe, whose address is 2612 36th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55406 and Christine S. Monroe, whose address is 1027 West 6th Street, Duluth, MN 55806 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 Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instructions as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: June 25, 2020 (COURT SEAL) BY THE COURT Sally Tarnowski Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Jacob J. Baker Hanft Fride, P.A. 1000 U.S. Bank Place 130 West Superior Street Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No.: 302004 Telephone: (218) 722-4766 FAX: (218) 529-2401 Email: [email protected] P.J. - July 9 and 16, 2020 NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRS, FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-221 In Re: Estate of John C. Brigan, Sr., Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on July 28, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at St. Louis County Courthouse Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of Decedent’s heirs, and for the appointment of Timothy S. Brigan, whose address is 7477 Highway 2, Saginaw, MN 55779, as personal representative of the Decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the Decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets; to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses; to sell real and personal property; and to do all necessary acts for the Decedent’s estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the Decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: June 18, 2020 BY THE COURT Dale O. Harris Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy GILBERT LAW OFFICE Greg C. Gilbert, #0167320 11 East Superior Street, Suite 563 Duluth, MN 55802 Telephone: (218) 625-8777 Facsimile: (218) 625-8778 email: [email protected] Attorney for Petitioner P.J. – July 2 and 9, 2020 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Buttercup Design 2. State the address of the principal place of business: 426 Winona Street, Duluth, MN 55803 USA 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: KB Squared LLC, 426 Winona Street, Duluth, MN 55803 USA 4. By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: June 25, 2020 /s/ Martha Nerenhausen P.J. – July 2 and 9, 2020 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Buttercup Design Lab 2. State the address of the principal place of business: 426 Winona Street, Duluth, MN 55803 USA 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: KB Squared LLC, 426 Winona Street, Duluth, MN 55803 USA 4. By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: June 25, 2020 /s/ Martha Nerenhausen P.J. – July 2 and 9, 2020 June 24, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY TESTATE STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-219 Estate of Albert Chepelnik aka Albert L. Chepelnik, Decedent A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last will and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property. Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option 6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely, due to the Pandemic. It is ordered and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on July 28, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. by this Court at the St. Louis County Courthouse, Duluth, Minnesota. 1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minn. Stat. 524.3-204. 2. Notice shall be given by publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law and by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date. Dated: June 18, 2020 Dale O. Harris District Court Judge Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner David A. Stromgren #106562 STROMGREN LAW OFFICE 403 North 57th Avenue West Duluth, Minnesota 55807 (218) 624-5766 [email protected] P.J. - June 25 and July 2, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-215 Estate of William J. Rybak, a/k/a William John Rybak, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on July 28, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, May 6, 2002, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Susan D. Downing, whose address is 4314 Peabody Lane, Duluth, MN 55804 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instructions as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. A charitable beneficiary may request notice of the probate proceedings be given to the Attorney General pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 501B.41, subdivision 5. Dated: June 16, 2020 (COURT SEAL) BY THE COURT Dale O. Harris Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Jacob J. Baker Hanft Fride, P.A. 1000 U.S. Bank Place 130 West Superior Street Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No.: 302004 Telephone: (218) 722-4766 FAX: (218) 529-2401 Email: [email protected] P.J. - June 25 and July 2, 2020 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. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT: 1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the mortgage dated October 5, 2015, executed by Trevor H. Billings, a single man, as Mortgagor(s), to Park State Bank, a Minnesota banking corporation, as Mortgagee(s), and filed for record October 16, 2015, in the Office of the County Recorders, St. Louis County, Minnesota as document number 1271949. 2. The Mortgage has been assigned as follows: none. 3. The maximum principal amount secured by the Mortgage was: $93,600.00. 4. No action or proceeding at law is now pending to recover the debt secured by the Mortgage, or any part thereof. 5. The holder of the Mortgage has complied with all conditions precedent to acceleration of the debt secured by the Mortgage and foreclosure of the Mortgage, and all notice and other requirements of applicable statutes. 6. At the date of this notice, the amount due on the Mortgage, and taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage is: $87,360.48. 7. Pursuant to the power of sale in the Mortgage, the Mortgage will be foreclosed, and the land located in St. Louis County, Minnesota and described as follows: Easterly Seven and One-half feet (E’ly 7 1/2’) of Lot Four Hundred Thirty-two (432) and the Westerly One-half (W’ly ½) of Lot Four Hundred Thirty (430), Block Eighty-five (85), DULUTH PROPER, SECOND DIVISION. will be sold by the sheriff of St. Louis County, Minnesota at public auction on August 13, 2020 at 10:00 o'clock a.m., at the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, 100 N. 5th Avenue West, Room #103, Duluth, MN 55802. 8. The time allowed by law for redemption by the Mortgagor, the Mortgagor’s personal representa-tives or assigns is 6 months after the date of sale. 9. 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. 10. Unless the mortgage is reinstated or the property redeemed, or unless the time for redemption is reduced by judicial order, the mortgagor and/or its assigns must vacate the property by 11:59 p.m. on February 13, 2021, or the next business day if the forgoing date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. 11. In order to comply with Minn. Stat. Section 580.025, the undersigned hereby states that the following information is correct to the best of its knowledge: (a) The street address and tax identification number of the mortgaged property: 2628 W. 3rd Street Duluth, Minnesota 55806 Tax Identification Number: 010-1140-04090 (b) Transaction agent and transaction agent’s mortgage identification number: Steven Raj, NMLSR ID 472392 (c) Residential mortgage servicer, broker and/or originator: Park State Bank, NMLSR ID 401406 (d) Lender: Park State Bank, a Minnesota banking corporation 12. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Dated: June 11, 2020 Park State Bank, a Minnesota corporation, Mortgagee By: /s/ David A. Lutz David A. Lutz Attorney for Mortgagee 120 South 6th Street, Ste 1550 Minneapolis, MN 55402 612-424-2110 P.J. - June 25, July 2, 9,16, 23 and 30, 2020 NOTICE TO CREDITORS: FOREIGN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE ACTING IN MINNESOTA STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION 69DU-PR-20-217 In re the Estate of: MICHAEL P. REHNSTRAND Decedent. Date of Death: September 1, 2003 Notice is given that Marcia K. Barry, residing at 8074 E. Mattias Road, Minong, Wisconsin 54859, is the domiciliary foreign Personal Representative (“Personal Representative”) for the Estate of Michael P. Rehnstrand, a resident of the State of Wisconsin. On June 16, 2020, the Personal Representative filed with the Court a document stating an intention to exercise, as to assets in Minnesota, all powers of a local Personal Representative and to maintain actions and proceedings in Minnesota in accordance with Minn. Stat. 524.4-205. Notice is also given that any Minnesota creditor who objects to the Personal Representative’s exercise of power over assets in Minnesota must file a written objection within 60 days from the Personal Representative’s filing. If no objections are filed, the Representative may, after the expiration of the 60 day period, exercise all powers of a local Personal Representative.. Dated: June 17, 2020 Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for the estate of Michael P. Rehnstrand Name: Parrish J. Jones, Esq. 823 Belknap Street, Suite 222 Superior, WI 54880 Attorney License No.: 0386384 Telephone: 715-394-7751 Email: [email protected] P.J. – June 25 and July 2, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-207 Estate of: Gerald Douglas Smith a/k/a Jerald Douglas Smith, Jerald D. Smith and Jerry D. Smith, Decedent to the heirs, both known and unknown, of decedent: A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last will (if any), and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property. Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instructions as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. IT IS ORDERED and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on July 28, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. by this Court at 100 N. 5th Avenue W., Duluth, Minnesota. (1) Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. § 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-204. (2) Notice shall be given by publishing the Notice and Order as provided by law and by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date. Dated: June 15, 2020 BY THE COURT Dale O. Harris Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Christopher A. Dahlberg Dahlberg Law Office PA 130 W. Superior Street, Suite 730 Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No.: 0323998 Telephone: (218) 722-5809 FAX: (218) 722-3785 Email: [email protected] P.J. – June 25 and July 2, 2020 June 17, 2020 USA Towing & Recovery is in possession of the following vehicles: 2018 GMC PENSKE BOX TRUCK (yellow in color), Indiana plates #2731266, Vin# 1GD07RFP8J1901810 towed on 5-13-20 from 4975 W. Arrowhead Rd. for the Hermantown Police Dept. 2006 Chevy Impala red in color, tribal plate # B490, Vin# 2G1WB58K169220018, towed on 6-6-20 for the Duluth Police Dept. from 12th Ave W. and 4th St. in Duluth The vehicles may be reclaimed under MN Statute 1994, chapter 168B. Failure to exercise your right to reclaim the vehicle and its contents within the appropriate time allowed under MN Statutes 1994, 168B.051, subdivision 1 or 2, shall be deemed a waiver of all right, title and interest in the vehicle and contents, and a consent to the transfer of title to and disposal or sale of the vehicle and contents pursuant to MN Statutes 1994, section 168B.08. Dated: June 10, 2020 USA Towing & Recovery P.O. Box 7285 Duluth, MN 55807 P.J. – June 18, 2020 Minutes Independent School District No. 704 Proctor, Minnesota Tuesday, May 26, 2020 REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING I. Call to Order The meeting was called to order by Jennifer McDonald, School Board Chair, at 7:17 p.m. *Meeting began later than scheduled 7:00 time due to issues with Google Meet connections. II. Pledge of Allegiance III. Roll Call MEMBERS PRESENT: Brian Billman, Kris Bryant, Jennifer McDonald, Lynn Peterson, Amy Pocrnich, Larry Shelton, and Joe Ward MEMBERS ABSENT: None STUDENT LIAISON MEMBERS: None Also in Attendance: John Engelking, Superintendent, and Business Manager Stephen Anderson IV. Approval of Agenda MOTION: Moved by Amy Pocrnich and seconded by Brian Billman to approve the Agenda as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. V. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of May 11, 2020. MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Kris Bryant to approve the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of May 11, 2020, as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. VI. Finance MOTION: Moved by Amy Pocrnich and seconded by Larry Shelton to approve the payment of bills dated May 26, 2020, in the amount of $103,909.70 covering checks 107111 through 107202; and void checks 106580, 106593, 106592, 106090, 106469, and 106645 as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. VII. Commendations/Congratulations A. Commended and thanked the greater Duluth area media for helping us celebrate our students during the closure. B. Commended the District Office staff for stepping up for the challenges during this closure. C. Congratulated Sue Zmyslony and thanked her for her service to our District and the Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative. Sue will be retiring at the end of this year. D. Commended Anthony Wood for stepping out of his role to oversee delivery of food and curriculum. VIII. Public Participation - None IX. Consent Agenda MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Amy Pocrnich to approve the Consent Agenda as submitted. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. A. Personnel Items 1. Approved the leave of absence request from Jennifer Wilson, grade 5 teacher at Bay View Elementary, beginning approximately September 21, 2020, through November 30, 2020. B. Requested Education Minnesota-Proctor to vote to allocate 1% of the staff development funds for use in the general fund for the 2020-2021 academic year. X. Items for Individual Action - None XI. Items for Discussion/Information A. Superintendent Update B. Negotiation dates for Local 66 - Jen, Larry, and John suggested June 1 at 4:00 pm. C. Hiring for 2020-2021 - It was determined that we will hold off until school is over for this year. D. Two-Tier Busing - Discussed efficiencies regarding drivers, looking at busing in terms of student safety, and having a plan in place in case it is needed. John asked the transportation department, Steve, and principals to put together a schedule where elementary students would begin earlier than the secondary students. Previously with two tier busing, secondary students began before elementary students. Concerns raised among board members regarding potential problems. Further discussion is needed with the board and community before decisions are made. The district needs to look at options and evaluate the situation. John will continue conversations and keep the board updated. E. Evaluation tool for the Superintendent Evaluation - Lynn discussed the evaluative tool that will be used. John will provide board members with evidence and submit it to them prior to the evaluation. The evaluation will take place during a closed meeting on June 22 after the regular board meeting. F. Public Relations Update 1. Items relating to the District from the Proctor Journal: a) May 14, 2020 Edition: “PHS finalizes grad plans,” “Elementary schools plan parades for students, staff.” b) May 21, 2020 Edition: “PHS GRAD PREPARATION BEGINS TODAY,” RITE OF SPRING: The PHS Prom reimagined,” “Pike Lake, Bay View Elementary Schools celebrate students with special drive-by.” 2. Item relating to the District from KBJR6 TV: a) May 15, 2020: “Pike Lake Elementary School celebrates students with special drive-by.” 3. Item relating to the District from the Duluth News Tribune : a) May 18, 2020 Edition: “Bay View teachers celebrate students.” 4. Item relating to the District from WDIO TV: a) May 18, 2020: “Bay View Elementary celebrates the end of the school year with a parade for students and teachers.” 5. Item relating to the District from Fox 21 News: a) Parade for retiring teacher, Sheila Held. XII. Reports A. School Board Committee Reports 1. Curriculum Advisory Report - see attached 2. Finance Committee Report - Amy with Steve’s assistance will submit the report to the board. 3. Activities Advisory Committee Report - see attached. In addition to the report filed, a working board meeting with the Activities Advisory Committee was scheduled for July 9 at 5:00 pm to discuss cooperative sponsorships and the board’s vision. Prior to that meeting, Steve agreed to talk to Dan to get information regarding the number of cooperative agreements in place now, different types of agreements, and insight from MSHSL The board requested the information on or before the June 22 meeting in order to digest the information and ask questions. John said he would work with Dan and the MSHSL to get their ideas before that date. XIII. Communications A. School Board Comments and Observations 1. Lynn requested handbooks, elementary, secondary, and activities be submitted sooner than later to be approved by the board. 2. Jennifer expressed a thank you for the graduation plans for those involved. She wanted to remind students and families to maintain social distancing protocols. John said he worked with Tim, Carlie and the St. Louis County Department of Health to ensure the district was in compliance with their guidelines. 3. Joe extended a plea to parents to explain to students the importance of social distancing guidelines. 4. Amy commented that students will remember this year as a different graduation, but it was special because Proctor tried to do the best it could to create a positive memory for everyone involved. 5. Brian talked about virtual graduations and how important it was for people who cannot attend in person. 6. Jen suggested that because some principals have asked for feedback regarding distance learning, all board members keep a running list of questions they might have and note what has worked and what could be enhanced. Joe mentioned consistency among staff members and getting a message out to parents. 7. Joe on behalf of the board thanked Mayor Chad Ward and the city officials including the police and fire departments for honoring our kids. Mayor Ward in turn thanked the school board, city council, and Principal Rohweder for doing an outstanding job for the senior class. B. Student Liaison Board Member Comments - None C. Township and City Communications - None XIV. Adjourn MOTION: A motion was made by Kris Bryant, seconded by Lynn Peterson, and unanimously approved to adjourn the meeting at 8:46 p.m. Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB KB JM LP AP LS JW) 0 - No 0 - Abstain Motion approved. Respectfully submitted: Lynn Peterson, Clerk Jennifer McDonald, Chair P.J. - June 18, 2020 NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRS, FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS - UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-199 In Re: Estate of Jerold Charles Lundgren, Sr., a/k/a Jerold Lundgren, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on July 14, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at St. Louis County Courthouse Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of Decedent’s heirs, and for the appointment of Joyce Johnson, whose address is 5061 Martin Road, Duluth, MN 55803, as personal representative of the Decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the Decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets; to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses; to sell real and personal property; and to do all necessary acts for the Decedent’s estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the Decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: June 4, 2020 BY THE COURT Leslie E. Beiers Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy GILBERT LAW OFFICE Greg C. Gilbert, #0167320 11 East Superior Street, Suite 563 Duluth, MN 55802 Telephone: (218) 625-8777 Facsimile: (218) 625-8778 email: [email protected] Attorney for Petitioner P.J. - June 18 and 25, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-204 Estate of Arthur Bertram Shughart, a/k/a Arthur B. Shughart and Arthur Shughart, Decedent A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s Will (if any), and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property. Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option 6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely, due to the Pandemic. It is ordered and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on July 14, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. by this Court at 100 N. 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota. 1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. § 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-204. 2. Notice shall be given by publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law and by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date. Dated: June 10, 2020 (COURT SEAL) BY THE COURT Shaun R. Floerke Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Matthew H. Beaumier BEAUMIER TROGDON ORMAN HURD & VIEGAS, PLLP 227 West First Street, Suite 610 Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No.: 248241 Telephone: (218) 722-1000 FAX: (218) 722-2147 Email: [email protected] P.J. - June 18 and 25, 2020 SUMMONS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT 14 - Other Civil (Quiet Title) Court File No. 69DU-CV-20-915 Nathaniel Aili, Plaintiff vs. Henry C. Hoffman and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest, or lien in the real estate described in the Complaint herein, Defendants. THE STATE OF MINNESOTA TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS: You, and each of you, are hereby summoned and required to serve upon Plaintiff’s attorney an Answer to the Complaint, within twenty (20) days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the date of service. If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This action involves, affects, or brings into question real property situated in the County of St. Louis, State of Minnesota, described as follows: South 200 feet of Northwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter (NW 1/4 of SW 1/4) Section 14, Township 51 North, Range 13 West Except all mineral rights. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the object of said action is to obtain a judgment declaring that Plaintiff is the owner in fee of the property described above, and that the Defendants, and each of them, have no right, title, estate, interest, or lien in or upon the said real estate. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that no personal claim is made by Plaintiff against any of the Defendants. Civil cases are subject to Alternative Dispute Resolution processes as provided in Rule 114 of the General Rules of Practice for the District Courts. Alternative Dispute Resolution includes mediation, arbitration, and other processes set forth in the rules. You may contact the Court Administrator for information about these processes and about resources available in your area. Dated: May 11, 2020 /s/ Karen J. Olson Karen J. Olson, Atty Reg #0300354 Olson Law, PLLC Attorney for Plaintiff 2002 W. Superior St. PO Box 16873 Duluth, MN 55816-0873 Telephone: (218) 727-8557 P. J. – June 18, 25 and July 2, 2020 NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF CONTRACT FOR DEED YOU ARE NOTIFIED: LEE ANDERSON AND NICHOL ANDERSON l. Default has occurred in the Contract for Deed ("Contract') dated April 20, 2009 and recorded on May 5, 2009, as Document Number 868084, in the Office of the Registrar of Titles of St. Louis County, Minnesota, in which LESA KAY TURNBULL, f/k/a LESA KAY NESGODA, and RICHARD L. TURNBULL, married to each other, as Seller, sold to LEE ANDERSON and NICHOL ANDERSON, as Purchaser, the real property in St. Louis County, Minnesota, described as follows: Lot Twenty-four (24), Block Seven (7), HOMEWOOD ADDITION TO DULUTH Check here if all or part of the described real property is Registered (Torrens) X 2. The default is as follows: a) The balloon payment due April 14, 2017 is owing in the sum of $48,004.98; b) Interest from April 14, 2017, through the present is owing in the amount of $240.23 per month for total amount owing of $8,888.51; c) 2018 and 2019 Real Estate Taxes, which were paid by Seller in the sum of $14,026.00; d) Garbage Service billing which has been assessed to the real estate taxes is owing in the amount of $518.56. 3. For contracts executed after August 1,1976, and prior to August l, 1985, the purchase price was [...] Dollars ($ [...]) and the amount of the purchase price paid by the Purchaser is [...] Dollars ($ [...]), which is [...]% of the purchase price, as calculated in the manner required by Minn. Stat. 559.21, subd. 1e. 4. The conditions contained in Minn. Stat. 559.209 have been complied with or are not applicable. 5. THIS NOTICE IS TO INFORM YOU THAT BY THIS NOTICE THE SELLER HAS BEGUN PROCEEDINGS UNDER MINNE-SOTA STATUTES, SECTION 559.2I. TO TERMINATE YOUR CONTRACT FOR THE PUR-CHASE OF YOUR PROPERTY FOR THE REASONS SPECIFIED IN THIS NOTICE. THE CONTRACT WILL TERMINATE 90 DAYS AFTER SERVICE OF THIS NOTICE UPON YOU UNLESS BEFORE THEN: (a.) THE PERSON AUTHORIZED IN THIS NOTICE TO RECEIVE PAYMENTS RECEIVES FROM YOU: (1.) THE AMOUNT THIS NOTICE SAYS YOU OWE: PLUS (2.) THE COSTS OF SERVICE (TO BE SENT TO YOU): PLUS (3.) $500.00 TO APPLY TO ATTORNEYS' FEES ACTUALLY EXPENDED OR INCURRED; PLUS (4.) FOR CONTRACTS EXECUTED ON OR AFTER MAY 1, 1980. ANY ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS BECOMING DUE UNDER THE CONTRACT TO THE SELLER AFTER THIS NOTICE WAS SERVED ON YOU; PLUS (5.) FOR CONTRACTS, OTHER THAN EARNEST MONEY CONTRACTS, PURCHASE AGREEMENTS, AND EXERCIS-ED OPTIONS, EXECUTED ON OR AFTER AUGUST 1, 1985, $188.14 (WHICH IS TWO PERCENT OF THE AMOUNT IN DEFAULT AT THE TIME OF SERVICE OTHER THAN THE FINAL BALLOON PAYMENT, ANY TAXES, ASSESSMENTS, MORTGAGES, OR PRIOR CONTRACTS THAT ARE ASSUMED BY YOU): OR (b.) YOU SECURE FROM A COUNTY OR DISTRICT COURT AN ORDER THAT THE TERMINATION OF THE CONTRACT BE SUSPENDED UNTIL YOUR CLAIMS OR DEFENSES ARE FINALLY DISPOSED OF BY TRIAL, HEARING OR SETTLEMENT. YOUR ACTION MUST SPECIFICALLY STATE THOSE FACTS AND GROUNDS THAT DEMONSTRATE YOUR CLAIMS OR DEFENSES. IF YOU DO NOT DO ONE OR THE OTHER OF THE ABOVE THINGS WITHIN THE TIME PERIOD SPECIFIED IN THIS NOTICE, YOUR CONTRACT WILL TERMINATE AT THE END OF THE PERIOD AND YOU WILL LOSE ALL THE MONEY YOU HAVE PAID ON THE CONTRACT; YOU WIL LOSE YOUR RIGHT TO POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; YOU MAY LOSE YOUR RIGHT TO ASSERT ANY CLAIMS OR DEFENSES THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE; AND YOU WILL BE EVICTED. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS NOTICE. CONTACT AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY. 6. The name, mailing address, street address or location and telephone number of the Seller or of an attorney authorized by the seller to accept payments pursuant to this notice is: Name: Karen J. Olson Attorney for Seller Mailing Address: 2002 W. Superior St. PO Box 16873 Duluth MN 55816-0873 Street Address or Location where the Seller or the Attorney will accept payment pursuant to this notice: 2002 W. Superior St, Suite 2, Duluth MN 55806 Telephone: (218)727 -8557 This person is authorized to receive the payments from you under this notice. /s/ Lesa Kay Turnbull Lesa Kay Turnbull P.J. - June 18, 25 and July 2, 2020 NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-206 In Re: Estate of BLANCHE H. MEINKE, a/k/a BLANCHE MEINKE, BLANCHE HAZEL MEINKE, and BLANCHE “SALLY” MEINKE, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on July 21, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the decedent’s Will dated December 26, 2019, and for the appointment of Debra Meinke, whose address is 7423 E. Abrahamson Rd., South Range, WI 54874, as personal representative of the decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets; pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses; sell real and personal property; and do all necessary acts for the decedent’s estate. Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instructions as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Dated: June 10, 2020 BY THE COURT Shaun R. Floerke Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Olson Law, PLLC Karen J. Olson MN# 300354 2002 W. Superior St. PO Box 16873 Duluth MN 55816-0873 Telephone: (218) 727-8557 Facsimile: (218) 727-8558 e-mail:[email protected] P. J. - June 18 and 25, 2020 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: DJ Trivia of Duluth 2. State the address of the principal place of business: 350 Garfield Avenue, Suite 5, Duluth, MN 55812 USA 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: Twin Ports Trivia, LLC, 350 Garfield Avenue, Duluth, MN 55812 USA 4. By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: June 9, 2020 /s/ Kay Biga P.J. – June 18 and 25, 2020 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: DJ Bingo 2. State the address of the principal place of business: 350 Garfield Avenue, Suite 5, Duluth, MN 55812 USA 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: Twin Ports Trivia, LLC, 350 Garfield Avenue, Suite 5, Duluth, MN 55812 USA 4. By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: June 9, 2020 /s/ Kay Biga P.J. – June 18 and 25, 2020 NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRS, FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS - UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-199 In Re: Estate of Jerold Charles Lundgren, Sr., a/k/a Jerold Lundgren, Decedent. It is Ordered and Notice is given that on July 14, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at St. Louis County Courthouse Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of Decedent’s heirs, and for the appointment of Joyce Johnson, whose address is 5061 Martin Road, Duluth, MN 55803, as personal representative of the Decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the Decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets; to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses; to sell real and personal property; and to do all necessary acts for the Decedent’s estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the Decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: June 4, 2020 BY THE COURT Leslie E. Beiers Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy GILBERT LAW OFFICE Greg C. Gilbert, #0167320 11 East Superior Street, Suite 563 Duluth, MN 55802 Telephone: (218) 625-8777 Facsimile: (218) 625-8778 email: [email protected] Attorney for Petitioner P.J. - June 18 and 25, 2020 June 10, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-187 Estate of DONNA MUELLER, Decedent A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last will, if any, and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property. Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option 6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely, due to the Pandemic. IT IS ORDERED and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on July 7, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. by this Court at Duluth, Minnesota. 1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minn. Stat. 524.3-204. 2. Notice shall be given by publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law and by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date. Dated: May 28, 2020 COURT SEAL David M. Johnson Judge Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Karen J. Olson Olson Law, PLLC 2002 W. Superior St. PO Box 16873 Duluth, MN 55816-0873 Attorney License No. 300354 Telephone: (218) 727-8557 FAX: (218) 727-8558 P.J. - June 11 and 18, 2020 Amended SUMMONS (To be tried in Duluth, MN) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Wells Case Type: Quiet Title Court File No. 69DU-CV-20-1010 The Edward S. and Josephine Wendorf Foundation, Plaintiff, v. Edward Wendorf, deceased, Josephine Wendorf, deceased, the unknown heirs of the deceased defendants named herein, and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest, or lien in the real property described in the summons and complaint herein, Defendants. THIS SUMMONS IS DIRECTED TO THE DEFENDANTS NAMED ABOVE: 1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you. The plaintiff’s Complaint against you is attached to this Summons and is on file in the office of the court administrator of the above named Court. Do not throw these papers away. They are official papers that affect your rights. You must respond to this lawsuit even though it may not yet be filed with the court and there may be no court file number on this Summons. 2. YOU MUST REPLY WITHIN 20 DAYS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. You must give or email to the person who signed this summons a written response called an Answer within 20 days of the date on which you received this Summons. You must send a copy of your Answer to the person who signed this summons located at: Paul A. Loraas Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A. 700 Lonsdale Building 302 West Superior Street Duluth, MN 55802 3. YOU MUST RESPOND TO EACH CLAIM. The Answer is your written response to the Plaintiff’s Complaint. In your Answer you must state whether you agree or disagree with each paragraph of the Complaint. If you believe the Plaintiff should not be given everything asked for in the complaint, you must say so in your Answer. 4. YOU WILL LOSE YOUR CASE IF YOU DO NOT SEND A WRITTEN RESPONSE TO THE COMPLAINT TO THE PERSON WHO SIGNED THIS SUMMONS. If you do not answer within 20 days, you will lose this case. You will not get to tell your side of the story, and the Court may decide against you and award the Plaintiff everything asked for in the complaint. If you do not want to contest the claims stated in the complaint, you do not need to respond. A default judgment can then be entered against you for the relief requested in the Complaint. 5. LEGAL ASSISTANCE. You may wish to get help from a lawyer. If you do not have a lawyer, the Court Administrator may have information about places where you can get legal assistance. Even if you cannot get legal help, you must still provide a written Answer to protect your rights or you may lose the case. 6. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION. The parties may agree to or be ordered to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice for District Courts. You must still send your written response to the Complaint even if you expect to use alternative means of resolving this dispute. 7. THIS LAWSUIT MAY AFFECT OR BRING INTO QUESTION the real property in St. Louis County, Minnesota, and legally described as: Lot Two (2), S 1/2 of NE 1/4, and SE 1/4 of NW 1/4, Section 4, Township 59 North, Range 12 West of the 4th Principal Meridian. 8. The purpose of this lawsuit is to obtain a judgment declaring that the plaintiff is the owner in fee of the real property described above, and that the defendants, and each of them, have no right, title, estate, interest, or lien in or upon such interest. 9. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that no personal claim is made by plaintiff against any of the defendants. Dated: 6/5/2020 Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A. /s/ Paul A. Loraas Paul A. Loraas, Atty. Reg. #0249592 700 Lonsdale Building 302 West Superior Street Duluth, MN 55802 (218) 722-0861 Attorneys for Plaintiff ACKNOWLEDGMENT REQUIRED BY MINN. STAT. §549.211, SUBD. 1 The undersigned hereby acknowledges that pursuant to Minn. Stat. §549.211, subd. 3, sanctions may be imposed if, after notice and a reasonable opportunity to respond, the court determines that the undersigned has violated the provisions of Minn. Stat. §549.211, subd. 2 Dated: 6/5/2020 /s/ Paul A. Loraas Paul A. Loraas, #0249592 P.J. - June 11, 18 and 25, 2020 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. Date: April 29, 2020 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: Default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: August 4, 2016 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $286,200.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Ryan N. Jackman and Jessica K. Jackman, husband and wife MORTGAGEE: Members Cooperative Credit Union DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Recorded on August 18, 2016, as Document No. 974846.0, in the office of the Registrar of Titles of St. Louis County, Minnesota. ASSIGNMENT(S) OF MORTGAGE: None LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: West one-half of Northwest Quarter of Northwest Quarter of Northeast Quarter, Section 29, Township 51 North, Range 14 West of the Fourth Principal Meridian. COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: St. Louis County, Minnesota THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE AS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE: $285,639.25. 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 including the requisites of Minn. Stat. § 580.02; PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property in St. Louis County will be sold by the Sheriff of St. Louis County at public auction as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: July 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, St. Louis County Courthouse, 100 North Fifth Avenue West, Room 103, Duluth, Minnesota 55802 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 mortgagors, their personal representatives or assigns is six months from the date of sale, unless reduced to five (5) weeks under Minnesota Statutes, Section 582.032. 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, the time to vacate the property is 11:59 p.m. on January 1, 2021. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: None THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGORS, THE MORTGAGORS’ 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. MEMBERS COOPERATIVE CREDIT UNION By /s/ Robert R. Kanuit Robert R. Kanuit, #0252530 Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A. 302 West Superior Street, Suite 700 Duluth, Minnesota 55802-1863 (218) 722-0861 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE FORECLOSURE DATA (1) Street Address, city and zip code of mortgaged premises: 4390 West Tischer Road, Duluth, Minnesota 55803 (2) Transaction agent (if applicable); residential mortgage servicer; and lender or broker: Members Cooperative Credit Union (3) Tax parcel identification number(s): 520-0017-00260 (4) Transaction Agent’s mortgage ID number (MERS number): Not applicable (5) Name of mortgage originator: Members Cooperative Credit Union P.J. - May 7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4 and 11, 2020 ORDER FOR HEARING STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE-TRUST DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-CV-06-2955 In the Matter of the R. Wendell Snyder Exempt Trust Created Under the R. Wendell Snyder 1993 Irrevocable Trust Boyd Snyder, one of the trustees of the above-named trust, having filed in the office of the Clerk of said Court an accounting of the administration of said trust for the period January 1, 2017, to December 31, 2019, both dates inclusive, together with a Petition for Approval of said accountings. IT IS ORDERED, that a hearing be held in this Court at the County Courthouse in the City of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, at 1:30 p.m. in the afternoon on the 7th day of July, 2020, at which time said Petition shall be heard and said accounts examined by the Court and, if found true and correct, allowed. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that notice of said hearing be given as follows: 1. By publishing a copy of this Order once in a legal newspaper for St. Louis County, Minnesota, at least twenty (20) days before the date of said hearing. 2. By mailing copies thereof to each person interested in said trust at his or her last known address at least fifteen (15) days before the date set for said hearing. No one is required to attend this hearing unless requested by the Court or unless they object to the relief requested in the Petition. Any person who objects to the Court’s granting the relief requested in the Petition shall make their objections in writing to the Court on or before the date set for hearing. At the time set for hearing, if the Petition herein is unopposed, the Court will enter in the record the fact that there was no appearance in opposition to the Petition and that no objection to the Petition has been filed with the Court. Thereupon, the Court shall make its determination on the strength of the pleadings. Date: May 29, 2020 BY THE COURT David M. Johnson Judge of District Court Steven J. Seiler JOHNSON, KILLEN & SEILER, P.A. 230 West Superior Street, Suite 800 Duluth, MN 55802 Telephone 218-722-6331 P.J. – June 11, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS (ANCILLARY PROCEEDING) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-180 Estate of Matthew R. Kambic, aka Matthew Rudolph Kambic, aka Matthew Kambic, aka Matt R. Kambic, aka Matt Rudolph Kambic, aka Matt Kambic, aka Matthew R. Kambic, Jr., aka Matthew Rudolph Kambic, Jr., aka Matthew Kambic, Jr., Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on June 30, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, June 23, 1981, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Robert Towne Kellogg, Jr., aka Bobby Kellogg, whose address is 11101 W. 124th Street, Overland, KS 66213 as Ancillary Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with power to administer the assets of the Estate in Minnesota including the power 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. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: May 20, 2020 BY THE COURT Theresa M. Neo Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN, 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – June 4 and 11, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-183 Estate of Bernice Laverne Geisert, aka Bernice L. Geisert, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on July 7, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, September 22, 1993, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Terri J. Micheau, whose address is 325 Hawkins St., Duluth, MN 55811 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: May 22, 2020 BY THE COURT Theresa M. Neo Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN, 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – June 4 and 11, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP, APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-197 Estate of Lois Kathleen Ernst, aka Lois K. Ernst, aka Lois Ernst, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on July 14, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Gail Ernst, whose address is 3528 Stebner Rd., Hermantown, MN 55811 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: June 4, 2020 BY THE COURT Leslie E. Beiers Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN, 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – June 11 and 18, 2020 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. Date: June 1, 2020 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: Default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: April 4, 2006 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $21,170.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Arnold Leskey, a single person MORTGAGEE: Neighborhood Housing Services of Duluth, Inc., d/b/a One Roof Community Lending DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Recorded on June 5, 2006, as Document No. 818681.0, in the Office of the Registrar of Titles of St. Louis County, Minnesota. ASSIGNMENT(S) OF MORTGAGE: None LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: E’ly 30 feet of Lot 2, Block 16, Norton’s Division of Duluth AND E’ly 30 feet of Lot 99, Block 123, Duluth Proper COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: St. Louis County, Minnesota THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE AS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE: $16,562.20. 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 including the requisites of Minn. Stat. § 580.02; PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property in St. Louis County will be sold by the Sheriff of St. Louis County at public auction as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: August 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, St. Louis County Courthouse, 100 North Fifth Avenue West, Room 103, Duluth, Minnesota 55802 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 mortgagors, their personal representatives or assigns is six months from the date of sale, unless reduced to five (5) weeks under Minnesota Statutes, Section 582.032. 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, the time to vacate the property is 11:59 p.m. on February 19, 2021. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: None THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGORS, THE MORTGAGORS’ 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. NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES, INC., D/B/A ONE ROOF COMMUNITY LENDING By /s/ Paul A. Loraas Paul A. Loraas, #0249592 Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A. 302 West Superior Street, Suite 700 Duluth, Minnesota 55802-1863 (218) 722-0861 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE FORECLOSURE DATA (1) Street Address, city and zip code of mortgaged premises: 607 E. 9th Street, Duluth, MN 55805 (2) Transaction agent (if applicable); residential mortgage servicer; and lender or broker: Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc., d/b/a One Roof Community Lending (3) Tax parcel identification number(s): 010-3490-03010 (4) Transaction Agent’s mortgage ID number (MERS number): Not applicable (5) Name of mortgage originator: Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc., d/b/a One Roof Community Lending P.J. - June 11, 18, 25 and July 2, 9 and 16, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP, APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-175 Estate of Raymond John Nordman, Decedent It is Ordered and Notice is given that on June 30, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Juliane Nordman, whose address is 6840 Maple Grove Rd., Cloquet, MN 55720 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: May 18, 2020 BY THE COURT Theresa M. Neo Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN, 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – June 4 and 11, 2020 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. Date: June 1, 2020 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: Default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: January 26, 2009 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $74,000.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Korie M. George, a single person MORTGAGEE: Duluth Teachers Credit Union now known as Harbor Pointe Credit Union DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: February 20, 2009, as Document No. 864773.0, in the office of the Registrar of Titles of St. Louis County, Minnesota (Torrens Certificate of Title No. 286031.0), as modified of record. ASSIGNMENT(S) OF MORTGAGE: None LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: E 1/2 of E 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4, Section 16, Township 51 North of Range 14 West of the Fourth Principal Meridian, Except minerals, SUBJECT to such easements and servitude’s as are incident to the reservation of the mineral estate by the State of Minnesota effected by Document recorded in the office of the County Recorder, as Document No. 111111, according to the United States Government Survey thereof. SUBJECT to easements, covenants, restrictions and mineral reservations of record, if any. COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: St. Louis County, Minnesota THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE AS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE: $65,808.41. 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 including the requisites of Minn. Stat. § 580.02; PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property in St. Louis County will be sold by the Sheriff of St. Louis County at public auction as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: August 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, 100 North Fifth Avenue West, Room 103, Duluth, Minnesota 55802 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 mortgagors, their personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months from the date of sale, unless reduced to five (5) weeks under Minnesota Statutes, Section 582.032. 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, the time to vacate the property is 11:59 p.m. on February 12, 2021. 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. HARBOR POINTE CREDIT UNION By /s/ Paul A. Loraas Paul A. Loraas, #0249592 Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A. 302 West Superior Street, Suite 700 Duluth, Minnesota 55802-1863 (218) 722-0861 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE FORECLOSURE DATA (1) Street Address, city and zip code of mortgaged premises: 4261 West Beyer Road, Duluth, MN 55803 (2) Transaction agent (if applicable); residential mortgage servicer; and lender or broker: Harbor Pointe Credit Union f/k/a Duluth Teachers Credit Union (3) Tax parcel identification number(s): 520-0013-00142 (4) Transaction Agent’s mortgage ID number (MERS number): Not applicable (5) Name of mortgage originator: Duluth Teachers Credit Union n/k/a Harbor Pointe Credit Union P.J. - June 11, 18, 25 and July 2, 9 and 16, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROCEEDINGS FOR FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL ADMINISTRATOR STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-PR-20-173 Estate of Patrick John Needham, aka Patrick J. Needham, Decedent NOTICE IS GIVEN that a petition signed by Marva Jo Lasky, for an Order of Formal Appointment of Special Administrator (“Petition’) has been filed with the Court. 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 Petition may be granted. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently held remotely due to the pandemic. IT IS ORDERED, that the Petition will be heard on June 30, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. by this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota 55802 1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. § 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-204. 2. Notice shall be given by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order by U.S. Postal Service at least fourteen days prior to the hearing date. Dated: May 18, 2020 BY THE COURT Theresa M. Neo Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Chelsea Opdahl Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Yvonne Michaud Novak YMNLAW, PSC 202 W. Superior St., STE 303 Duluth, MN, 55802 Attorney License No: 0333578 Telephone: (218) 720-2888 Fax: (866) 366-7695 Email: [email protected] P.J. – June 4 and 11, 2020 NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND FOR FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-181 In Re: Estate of GORDON W. SEITZ, Deceased.  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on July 7, 2020 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Avenue W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent, dated January 6, 2005, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Nancy Seitz Dodd, whose address is 2308 Shore Drive Duluth, MN 55812 as personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate. If you have an objection to this case, please contact Court Administration at 218-726-2460 option #6 for further instruction as these hearings are currently being held remotely due to the pandemic. 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 representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: May 26, 2020 BY THE COURT David M. Johnson Judge Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Personal Representative: J. Steve Nys, Esq. Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A. 302 W. Superior Street, Suite 700 Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No. 0389228 218-722-0861 [email protected] P.J. - June 4 and 11, 2020 Amended NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No.: 69DU-PR-20-116 Estate of Nancy J. Moline, Decedent.  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on July 14, 2020 at 1:30 PM, a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, October 29, 2002, and codicil to the will, dated February 25 (“Will’), and for the appointment of Gary L. Moline,, whose address is 2113 Woodhaven Lane, Duluth, Minnesota 55803, as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Decedent’s estate. Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes Section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: June 4, 2020 (COURT SEAL) BY THE COURT Eric Hylden Judge of District Court Amy Turnquist Court Administrator Debra Thorstensen Deputy Attorney for Petitioner Michael Cowles Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith, and Frederick, P.A. 302 West Superior Street, Suite 700 Duluth, MN 55802 Attorney License No.: 139609 Telephone: 218-725-6821 FAX: 218-725-6800 e-mail: [email protected] P.J. - June 11 and 18, 2020 ORDER FOR HEARING STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE-TRUST DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-CV-06-2953 In the Matter of the Boyd Snyder 1993 Irrevocable Trust R. Wendell Snyder, one of the trustees of the above-named trust, having filed in the office of the Clerk of said Court an accounting of the administration of said trust for the period January 1, 2017, to December 31, 2019, both dates inclusive, together with a Petition for Approval of said accountings. IT IS ORDERED, that a hearing be held in this Court at the County Courthouse in the City of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, at 1:30 p.m. in the afternoon on the 7th day of July, 2020, at which time said Petition shall be heard and said accounts examined by the Court and, if found true and correct, allowed. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that notice of said hearing be given as follows: 1. By publishing a copy of this Order once in a legal newspaper for St. Louis County, Minnesota, at least twenty (20) days before the date set for said hearing. 2. By mailing copies thereof to each person interested in said trust at his or her last known address at least fifteen (15) days before the date set for said hearing. No one is required to attend this hearing unless requested by the Court or unless they object to the relief requested in the Petition. Any person who objects to the Court’s granting the relief requested in the Petition shall make their objections in writing to the Court on or before the date set for hearing. At the time set for hearing, if the Petition herein is unopposed, the Court will enter in the record the fact that there was no appearance in opposition to the Petition and that no objection to the Petition has been filed with the Court. Thereupon, the Court shall make its determination on the strength of the pleadings. Date: May 29, 2020 BY THE COURT David M. Johnson Judge of District Court Steven J. Seiler JOHNSON, KILLEN & SEILER, P.A. 230 West Superior Street, Suite 800 Duluth, MN 55802 Telephone 218-722-6331 P.J. – June 11, 2020 ORDER FOR HEARING STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE-TRUST DIVISION Court File No. 69DU-CV-06-2954 In the Matter of the Edward Snyder 1993 Irrevocable Trust R. Wendell Snyder, one of the trustees of the above-named trust, having filed in the office of the Clerk of said Court an accounting of the administration of said trust for the period January 1, 2017, to December 31, 2019, both dates inclusive, together with a Petition for Approval of said accountings. IT IS ORDERED, that a hearing be held in this Court at the County Courthouse in the City of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, at 1:30 p.m. in the afternoon on the 7th day of July, 2020, at which time said Petition shall be heard and said accounts examined by the Court and, if found true and correct, allowed. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that notice of said hearing be given as follows: 1. By publishing a copy of this Order once in a legal newspaper for St. Louis County, Minnesota, at least twenty (20) days before the date of said hearing. 2. By mailing copies thereof to each person interested in said trust at his or her last known address at least fifteen (15) days before the date set for said hearing. No one is required to attend this hearing unless requested by the Court or unless they object to the relief requested in the Petition. Any person who objects to the Court’s granting the relief requested in the Petition shall make their objections in writing to the Court on or before the date set for hearing. At the time set for hearing, if the Petition herein is unopposed, the Court will enter in the record the fact that there was no appearance in opposition to the Petition and that no objection to the Petition has been filed with the Court. Thereupon, the Court shall make its determination on the strength of the pleadings. Date: May 29, 2020 BY THE COURT David M. Johnson Judge of District Court Steven J. Seiler JOHNSON, KILLEN & SEILER, P.A. 230 West Superior Street, Suite 800 Duluth, MN 55802 Telephone 218-722-6331 P.J. – June 11, 2020 Summary of the Proctor City Council Meeting Minutes MINUTES OF THE PROCTOR CITY COUNCIL MEETING for Monday, April 6, 2020 Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: Jake Benson, Rory Johnson Gary Nowak OTHERS PRESENT: Interim City Administrator Troy DeWall, City Attorney John Bray, Megan Jordan, Ted Kiefat Motion by Benson, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to approve the City Council minutes from Monday, March 16, 2020. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to approve the Emergency City Council Minutes from Friday, March 20, 2020. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to approve the agenda for Monday, April 6, 2020 adding item 7B: Personnel under closed session. COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS FROM CITIZENS PRESENT: Meeting was delivered via live stream on the Trac 7 YouTube channel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made at the beginning of the meeting that citizens were able to e-mail or call in to voice their questions or concerns. No emails or phone calls were received during this meeting. Motion by Ward, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to approve the consent agenda pulling items *1B and *4C for discussion. Item *1B: Playground for EveryBODY Benson requested a Munger Trail Spur connection stemming from the Playground for EveryBODY for next year’s DNR grant opportunity. Councilor Nowak commented to differentiate a line designating the trail on the map key. Item *4C: PEDA Minutes February 11, 2020 Administrator DeWall to correct PEDA minutes regarding closed session topic. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to approve Resolution 12-20 Extending the Period of a Mayor-Declared Local Emergency. Motion by Benson, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to approve resolution 13-20 COVID-19 State Relief Fund with language changed to read: “BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, we ask Governor Tim Walz and legislative not to issue an executive order making COVID-19 presumptively compensable under workers’ compensation.” Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to suspend the citywide brush pickup indefinitely. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to approve the hiring of two Firefighters contingent on passing background check and physical. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson to charge homeowner half of the sewer portion or the average monthly usage rate, whichever is greater. Motion fails (2-2 Nowak, Benson voting nay) due to lack of support. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to approve receiving written appeals and phone calls in regard to property taxes for 2021. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to cancel the citywide clean-up for 2020. Items tabled until the next City Council meeting held on April 20th, 2020 are: Speedway season, the citywide rummage sale, and Memorial Day observance. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to send this recommendation to the Liquor Control Committee for discussion at their next meeting. Motion by Ward, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to accept the $10,000.00 grant from WLSSD and include additional funds to update GIS planning and software bringing the total cost of the project to $14, 800.00 Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to close the regular City Council meeting and open closed session for discussion of labor and personnel matters at 7:17 p.m. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to accept the employment agreement between the City of Proctor and Leslie Brunfelt. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0) to accept non-affiliated clerks at the liquor store to increase wage rate as discussed. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0) to direct Interim City Administrator and City Attorney to draft language for code change. Motion by Benson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to negotiate MOU with LELS labor union. Motion by Ward, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to direct Interim City Administrator to ask members of the Search Committee to serve as members of the Hiring Committee for the City Administrator position. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to direct Hiring Committee to submit top finalists back to Council before conducting interviews for the City Administrator position. General: $72,001.94 Liquor: $41,711.88 Addition: $200.00 check to MN Dept of Public Safety for liquor license Totals: General: $72, 201.94 Liquor: $41,711.88 Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0) to approve the bills totaling an amount of $113, 913.92. Motion by Ward, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to adjourn the City Council meeting at 8:46 p.m. P.J. - June 11. 2020 MINUTES OF THE PROCTOR CITY COUNCIL MEETING for Monday, April 20, 2020 *Due to COVID-19: Meeting was conducted via Zoom with Ted Kiefat as meeting coordinator Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 6:09 p.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: Jake Benson, Rory Johnson, Gary Nowak OTHERS PRESENT: Interim City Administrator Troy DeWall, City Attorney John Bray, Megan Jordan, Ted Kiefat Chief Gaidis Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the City Council minutes from Monday, April 6, 2020. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the agenda for Monday, April 6, 2020. COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS FROM CITIZENS PRESENT: Meeting was delivered via zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The link to access the meeting was provided to the public via meeting notice, the City’s website, and the City’s Facebook page. Phil Larson and Sally Hedtke viewed via the zoom stream. Motion by Benson, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the consent agenda pulling items *4A for discussion. Item *4A: PUC minutes from Thursday, March 5, 2020 Benson asks for an explanation regarding the CIP rebates and which labor contract completed negotiations. With no representative from PUC in attendance at Council meeting, Acting Administrator DeWall will verify with the Commission Secretary. Acting Administrator DeWall confirms the labor contract negotiated was with IBEW labor union. Motion by Ward, seconded by Benson and carries (3-1 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak N, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to credit the homeowner the difference between the rate charged to the January 2020 bill of $628.89 and a normal monthly rate of usage of $29.56 for a credit in the amount of $599.33. Discussion follows regarding not setting a precedent and looking at issuing credits for excessive sewer usage on a case by case scenario. Nuisance property 122 4th St Attorney Bray updates that a judgement was entered on 8/17/2019 in favor of the City. At that time, the homeowner complied with some but not all of the nuisance abatement orders. The City has the authority to abate the nuisance orders if desired and recommends sending a police officer to the property with a copy of the order, take an inventory of what is left to abate, and have a discussion with the homeowner. Discussion follows regarding other blighted properties within Proctor that need to be addressed. Chief Gaidis confirms sending an officer to have a discussion with the homeowner. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to allow the blacktop park and fields to remain open for the public to use, as long as the social distancing guidelines are followed as well as the number of people gathering in these locations at any one given time as directed by Governor Walz in his Safe At Home Order. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Benson Y, Ward Y) to suspend the opening of the Speedway season until Governor’s orders regarding COVID-19 are lifted. Proctor Journal confirms that the decision has been made to suspend the citywide rummage sale until further notice. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Benson Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to table this item until the City Council meeting on May 4th, 2020. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to suspend Powerhouse Bike Nights until the Governor’s orders regarding COVID-19 are lifted. I. City Code 204.01 – First Reading No action taken Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to accept the recommendation from the Police Civil Service Commission and approve the hiring of Kari Putikka for the Police Records Technician position. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to close the regular City Council meeting and open closed session for discussion of labor and personnel matters at 6:43 p.m. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to approve the resignation letter from Noelle Lent. Discussion follows regarding sending a thank you card for performing an outstanding fob for the City of Proctor during her employment. BILLS FOR APPROVAL General: $80,318.20 Liquor: $20,364.02 TOTAL BILLS FOR APPROVAL: $100,682.22 Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to approve the bills as submitted. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to adjourn the City Council meeting at 7:20 p.m. P.J. - June 11, 2020 MINUTES OF THE PROCTOR CITY COUNCIL MEETING for Monday, May 4th, 2020 *Due to COVID-19: Meeting was conducted via Zoom with Ted Kiefat as meeting coordinator Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: Jake Benson, Rory Johnson, Gary Nowak OTHERS PRESENT: Interim City Administrator Troy DeWall, City Attorney John Bray, Megan Jordan, Ted Kiefat Chief Gaidis, Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the City Council minutes from Monday, April 20, 2020 Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the agenda for Monday, May 4th, 2020 with the addition of item 6I: Memorial Day Observance COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS FROM CITIZENS PRESENT: Craig Lofdahl spoke on behalf of the Proctor Speedway stating that other area racetracks are holding practice sessions while maintaining appropriate social distancing. He requests the ability to be able to hold practice sessions at Proctor Speedway. Mayor Ward encourages Proctor Speedway to submit a plan for Council to review at the next City Council meeting. Meeting was delivered via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The link to access the meeting was provided to the public via meeting notice, the City’s website, and the City’s Facebook page. Phil Larson and Sally Hedtke, Tammy Lofdahl, Craig Lofdahl, Ken Jensen viewed via the Zoom stream. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the consent agenda. Motion by Benson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Benson Y, Ward Y) to issue a State of Minnesota Charitable Gambling Permit to Never Surrender, Inc to conduct a raffle for the event held at Blackwoods on Feb 2, 2021. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Benson Y, Ward Y) to accept the Emergency Operations Plan 2020 as updated to reflect current names and dates. Motion by Ward, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Johnson Y, Nowak Y, Benson Y, Ward Y) to refer liquor license refunds to the Liquor Control Committee and have Chief Gaidis hold a meeting. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson, and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Benson Y, Ward Y) to approve a lawful donation to the Proctor American Legion Post #106 in the amount of $300.00. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Johnson Y, Benson Y, Nowak Y, Ward Y) approving ordinance change upon publication. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to close the regular City Council meeting and open closed session for discussion of labor and personnel matters at 6:45 p.m. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0) to resume the City Council meeting at 7:28 pm. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to accept the LELS Collective Bargaining Unit agreement as presented. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to accept the MOU between the City of Proctor and LELS labor union. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to give direction to the Hiring Committee to take action on what was recommended and act on questions Council would like asked. BILLS FOR APPROVAL General: $50,530.22 Liquor: $27,876.80 TOTAL BILLS FOR APPROVAL: $78,407.02 Motion by Nowak, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to approve the bills as submitted. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to adjourn the City Council meeting at 7:42 pm. P.J. June 11, 2020 MINUTES OF THE PROCTOR CITY COUNCIL MEETING for Monday, May 18th, 2020 *Due to COVID-19: Meeting was conducted via Zoom with Ted Kiefat as meeting coordinator Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: Jake Benson, Rory Johnson, Gary Nowak OTHERS PRESENT: Interim City Administrator Troy DeWall, City Attorney John Bray, Megan Jordan, Ted Kiefat Chief Gaidis, Sally Hedtke, Ken Jensen, Phil Larson Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the City Council minutes from Monday, May 4th, 2020. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the agenda for Monday, May 18th, 2020 with the following items added: 6 G. RC Racetrack COVID Plan 7 C. Security Matters Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to approve the consent agenda pulling items *1A, *1C, and *3A for discussion. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to declare June 1st – June 5th as Proctor Senior High School Class of 2020 Week. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Jonson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Benson Y, Ward Y) to accept the quote from Northern Business Products and purchase new cubicle panels in the amount of $2569.80 to provide for additional front office space. Motion by Ward, seconded by Nowak and carried (3-0 roll call vote 3-0 Benson abstains, Johnson Y, Nowak Y, Ward Y) to accept the bid from American Engineering Testing, Inc in the amount of $1,900.50 to conduct a Pre-Demolition Asbestos and Regulated Waste Inspection report. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (roll call vote 4-0 Johnson Y, Nowak Y, Ward Y, Benson Y) to accept the bid from Stream Dudes in the amount of $26,169.94 to replace broadcasting equipment for Trac 7. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to direct City Attorney and Administrator to consult with property owner to complete land parcel title and bring back any additional approvals to Council if necessary. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to approve the RC club to start holding events at the RC Club track following CDC and the guidelines set by the State of Minnesota. Motion by Ward, seconded by Johnson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to close the regular City Council meeting and open closed session per MN State Statutes 13D.05 Subdivision 3B for personnel matters city administrator and custodial position, MN State Statutes 13D.05 Subdivision 3D for security matters, MN State Statutes 13D.03 Subdivision 2 for labor and negotiations with Sergeants 405 and LELS for discussion of labor and personnel matters at 7:09 p.m. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to adjourn close session and resume regular City Council meeting at 8:11 pm. H. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Benson and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to direct the hiring committee to conduct the second round of interviews with finalist candidates Jessica Rich and Roger Reinhart for the City Administrator position. BILLS FOR APPROVAL General: $43,659.47 Liquor: $38,267.56 TOTAL BILLS FOR APPROVAL: $81,927.03 Motion by Johnson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to approve the bills as submitted. Motion by Nowak, seconded by Ward and carried (4-0 roll call vote: Benson Y, Nowak Y, Johnson Y, Ward Y) to adjourn the City Council meeting at 8:30 p.m. P.J. - June 11, 2020 SUMMONS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT 14 - Other Civil (Quiet Title) Court File No. 69DU-CV-20-914 Mark W. Jacobs, Plaintiff vs. Maribel E. Jacobs, a/k/a Maribel Jacobs, and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest, or lien in the real estate described in the Complaint herein, Defendants. THE STATE OF MINNESOTA TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS: You, and each of you, are hereby summoned and required to serve upon Plaintiff’s attorney an Answer to the Complaint, within twenty (20) days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the date of service. If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This action involves, affects, or brings into question real property situated in the County of St. Louis, State of Minnesota, described as follows: Parcel I Lot 2, Block 1, RIO VISTA and Parcel II Lots 1 and 2, IRONTON FOURTH DIVISION and Parcel III Lots 1, 2, Block 9, NORTONS STEEL PLANT DIVISION OF DULUTH and Parcel IV Lot 6, Block 9, NORTONS STEEL PLANT DIVISION OF DULUTH NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the object of said action is to obtain a judgment declaring that Plaintiff is the owner in fee of the property described above, and that the defendants, and each of them, have no right, title, estate, interest, or lien in or upon said real estate. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that no personal claim is made by Plaintiff against any of the Defendants. Civil cases are subject to Alternative Dispute Resolution processes as provided in Rule 114 of the General Rules of Practice for the District Courts. Alternative Dispute Resolution includes mediation, arbitration, and other processes set forth in the rules. You may contact the Court Administrator for information about these processes and about resources available in your area. Dated: May 11, 2020 /s/ Karen J. Olson Karen J. Olson, Atty Reg #0300354 Olson Law, PLLC Attorney for Plaintiff 2002 W. Superior St. PO Box 16873 Duluth, MN 55816-0873 Telephone: (218) 727-8557 P. J. – May 28, June 4 and 11, 2020 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Nord Shore Painting & Drywall Finishing, LLC 2. State the address of the principal place of business: 220 E. Chisholm St., Duluth, MN 55803 USA 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: Northland Endeavors, LLC, 220 E. Chisholm St., Duluth, MN 55803 USA 4. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: April 13, 2020 /s/ Matthew Erickson P.J. – June 4 and 11, 2020

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