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Public Notice

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: The Skyline Motel
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 4880 Miller Trunk Highway, Hermantown, MN 55811 USA
3.  List a Mailing Address if you cannot receive mail at the principal place of business address:  4880 Miller Trunk Highway, Hermantown, MN 55811
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 Management
Group, Inc.,
207 Misquah Road
Duluth, MN 55804
 United States
5.  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:  May 1,  2017
/s/ Brian D. Forcier,
Brian D. Forcier,
CEO
P.J. – May 11 and 18, 2017








AMENDED SUMMONS

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
CIVIL DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. 69DU-CV-17-746
Case Type: 14. Other Civil (Quiet Title)

The Duluth Regional Care Center, Inc., a Minnesota Non-Profit Corporation,         

Plaintiff,     
vs.             

Lonnie R. Garson;
Unknown heirs of Ronald C. Garson, deceased; JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.,  successor by merger with Bank One, NA;  and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest or lien in the real estate described in the Complaint herein,

Defendants.

TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS:   

1.  YOU ARE BEING SUED.  The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you.
The Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint against you is attached to this Amended Summons.  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 mail to the person who signed this Amended Summons a written response called an Answer within 20 days of the date on which you received this Amended Summons. You must send a copy of your Answer to the person who signed this Summons located at:  HANFT FRIDE, A Professional Association, 1000 US Bank Place, 130 W. Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802.
3.  YOU MUST RESPOND TO EACH CLAIM.  The Answer is your written response to the Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint.  In your Answer you must state whether you agree or disagree with each paragraph of the Amended Complaint.  If you believe the Plaintiff should not be given everything asked for in the Amended Complaint, you must say so in your Answer.
4.  YOU WILL LOSE YOUR CASE IF YOU DO NOT SEND A WRITTEN RESPONSE TO THE AMENDED 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 Amended Complaint. If you do not want to contest the claims stated in the Amended Complaint, you do not need to respond.  A default judgment can then be entered against you for the relief requested in the Amended Complaint.
5. LEGAL ASSISTANCE.  You may wish to get legal 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. 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 TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY located in St. Louis County, State of Minnesota, as follows:
Lots 19 through 22 including part of vacant Cherry Street adjacent and including part of vacated 11th Street adjacent, Block 15, CHANDLER PARK ADDITION TO DULUTH, St. Louis County, Minnesota.

The object of this action is to obtain a judgment that Plaintiff is the owner, in fee simple, of the above-described real property, and that none of said defendants have any estate or interest therein or lien thereon.

That no personal claim is made by Plaintiff against any of the Defendants.

Dated this 3rd day of May, 2017.  
HANFT FRIDE,
A Professional Association
/s/  Charles H. Andresen
Charles H. Andresen, #2604
1000 US Bank Place
130 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 722-4766
Attorney for Plaintiff
P.J. – May 11, 18 and 25, 2017


NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, 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-17-73
Estate of:  DANIEL E. ELLIS, a/k/a DANIEL ELBERT ELLIS,
Decedent.
   It is Ordered and Notice is given that on June 6, 2017, at 1:30 (p.m.), a hearing will be held in this Court at St. Louis County Courthouse, 100 North Fifth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Marcia Doty, whose address is 3785 Okerstrom Road, Hermantown, Minnesota 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.
  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: April 26, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
David M. Johnson
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
R. Craft Dryer
Dryer Storaasli Knutson, et al.
202 W. Superior Street, Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55802
Attorney License No: 24557
Telephone:  (218) 727-8451
Fax:  (218) 727-6081
Email:  rcdryer@lawduluth.com
P.J. – May 4 and 11, 2017


NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY AND FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF
PERSONAL
REPRESENTATIVE AND
NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN AN UNSUPERVISED
ADMINISTRATION

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No.: 69-DU-PR-17-95
In Re:  Estate of Arlan Hilden, Decedent.
   It is Ordered and Notice is given that on June 13, 2017,  at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal adjudication of intestacy, and for the appointment of Wendy Hilden, whose address is 4202 Munger Shaw Rd., Cloquet, MN 55720, 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.  
Dated: May 3, 2017
BY THE COURT
Jill Eichenwald
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Stefanie Higgins,
Deputy
ANDREW & BRANSKY, P.A.
Aaron R. Bransky
(Attorney for Petitioner)
MN# 226610
302 West Superior Street,
Suite 300
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone:  (218) 722-1764
Facsimile:   (218) 722-6137
Email:  abransky@duluthlawfirm.com
P.J. – May 11 and 18, 2017


ORDINANCE NO. 02-17

ORDINANCE AMENDING
SECTION 610A OF THE
CITY CODE ENTITLED
“SPECIAL EVENTS”

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PROCTOR DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. City Code, Section 610A, Subd. 2 entitled “Application for Approval,” is hereby amended as follows:
  Subd. 1.  Any person(s) wishing to hold a special event, to include pyrotechnics, shall apply for approval on forms to be provided by Proctor City Hall and the Event Coordinator.  The City Council will create by resolution, specific deadlines for all permits and approvals necessary to conduct a special event, which copies thereof will be provided to the City.  No special event may be held unless an application as provided for herein has been submitted, fully completed, and approved in writing by Event Coordinator and Public Safety Committee.
Section 2. All other provisions shall remain in full force and effect without modification or amendment.
Section 3.  The effective date of this ordinance change shall be the date
following the last date of publication in the City of Proctor official newspaper.
   Moved by Councilperson Larson and seconded by Councilperson DeWall that the foregoing ordinance be adopted.
 Voting Yes: Councilpersons Benson, DeWall, Nowak, Schwarzbauer  & Mayor Larson
Voting No: none
Ordinance declared adopted this 1st day of May, 2017.

CITY OF PROCTOR
By___________________________
    Mayor
    ATTEST:
_________________________
City Clerk/Administrator
First Reading: April 17, 2017
Second Reading: May 1, 2017
Published Proctor Journal on April 20, 2017
P.J. - May 11, 2017
    

ORDINANCE NO. 03-17

ORDINANCE AMENDING
SECTION 610.04 OF THE
CITY CODE ENTITLED “STREET DANCES”

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PROCTOR DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. City Code, Section 610.04, Subd. 4 entitled “Other Requirements,” is hereby amended as follows:
Subd. 1.  The City Council will create by resolution, specific deadlines for all applicants for a permit as set forth in subd. 1 of this Ordinance and shall submit a formal permit application to the Event Coordinator provided by the City and available at City Hall.  No special event may be held unless an application as provided for herein has been submitted, fully completed, and approved in writing by the Event Coordinator and Public Safety Committee.
   Permittee liability insurance shall provide coverage in an amount no less than the liability limits set forth in Minn. Stat. 466.04 subd. 1, as amended from time to time.  Additionally, any monetary deposits or insurance policies procured by the permittee as required by this Ordinance shall be delivered to the Event Coordinator no later than the guidelines set by resolution of the City Council, prior to the event.
Section 2. All other provisions shall remain in full force and effect without modification or amendment.
Section 3.  The effective date of this ordinance change shall be the date
following the last date of publication in the City of Proctor official newspaper.
   Moved by Councilperson Larson and seconded by Councilperson Nowak that the foregoing ordinance be adopted.
  Voting Yes: Councilpersons Benson, DeWall, Nowak, Schwarzbuaer & Mayor Larson    
Voting No: none
Ordinance declared adopted this 1st day of May, 2017.

CITY OF PROCTOR
By___________________________
    Mayor
    ATTEST:
_________________________
City Clerk/Administrator
First Reading: April 17, 2017
Second Reading: May 1, 2017
Published Proctor Journal on April 20, 2017
P.J. - May 11, 2017






NOTICE OF LIEN SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, May 15 at 11:00 a.m. at Stadium Storage, 132 North 34th Avenue West, St. Louis County, Duluth, MN 55807, the St. Louis County Sheriff will sell at Public Sale the following described property, to wit:
 All items stored
within Units  #A7, A11, B1, B5, B8, B18, F1, F12, Upper 13 & Upper 20, Lower 14

Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessary lien claimed by Stadium Storage pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Dinero Miller for Edward Miller, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property; that at the time of the said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $710.00 for unit #A7 as listed exclusive of the cost of sale.

Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessary lien claimed by Stadium Storage pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Jara Burkhamer, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property; that at the time of the said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $537.00 for unit #A11 as listed exclusive of the cost of sale.

Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessary lien claimed by Stadium Storage pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Christine Charnley, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property; that at the time of the said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $1,972.00 for unit #B as listed exclusive of the cost of sale.

Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessary lien claimed by Stadium Storage pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Natalie Fairley, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property; that at the time of the said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $2,279.00 for unit #B5 as listed exclusive of the cost of sale.

Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessary lien claimed by Stadium Storage pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Shawn McVean, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property; that at the time of the said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $1,142.00 for unit #B8 as listed exclusive of the cost of sale.

Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessary lien claimed by Stadium Storage pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Ronald Nordberg, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property; that at the time of the said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $1,228.00 for unit #B18 as listed exclusive of the cost of sale.

Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessary lien claimed by Stadium Storage pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Michael Draves, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property; that at the time of the said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $1,660.00 for unit #F1 as listed exclusive of the cost of sale.

Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessary lien claimed by Stadium Storage pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Mia Forrestal, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property; that at the time of the said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $848.00 for unit #F12 as listed exclusive of the cost of sale.

Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessary lien claimed by Stadium Storage pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Christina Thompson, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property; that at the time of the said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $1,915.00 for units #Upper 13 & Upper 20 as listed exclusive of the cost of sale.

Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessary lien claimed by Stadium Storage pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Brittany Brown, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property; that at the time of the said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $653.00 for unit #Lower 14 as listed exclusive of the cost of sale.

Dated at Duluth, Minnesota, this 24th day of April, 2017.
P.J. – April 27, May 4 and 11, 2017







ORDER FOR HEARING

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE-TRUST DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-CV-14-2904

  In the Matter of Jeff’s Guthrie Trust, Jeff’s Exempt Trust and Jeff’s Appointment Trust Created Under the Germaine Guthrie Lifetime Trust

  North Shore Bank of Commerce, Duluth, Minnesota, trustee of the trusts above named, having filed in the office of the Clerk of the above-named Court accountings of the administration of said trusts for the period from January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2016, both dates inclusive, together with its Petition setting forth that said accountings disclose all transactions had in reference to the property of said trusts and the income therefrom during the period covered by said accountings, including itemized principal and income accounts and an inventory of the property held by it as trustee at the close of said accounting period, and the trustee having prayed the Court by said Petition that said accountings be heard by the Court and if found true and correct, that the same be approved and allowed,
  IT IS ORDERED, that a hearing be held by this Court at the County Courthouse in the City of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, at 2:00 p.m. on the 30th day of May, 2017, at which hearing said Petition shall be heard and said accountings examined by the Court.
  IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that notice of said hearing be given as follows:
1. By publishing a copy of this Order one time in a legal newspaper for St. Louis County, Minnesota at least twenty (20) days before the date of said hearing.
2. By mailing a copy of this Order to the current trustee and qualified beneficiaries of the trust whose identity is known and whose location is known or reasonably ascertainable to the Petitioner after making reasonable efforts to locate such persons 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.
Dated: April 19, 2017
BY THE COURT
Jill A. Eichenwald
Judge of District Court
JOHNSON, KILLEN & SEILER, P.A.
Michele L. Miller #0388113
230 West Superior Street,
Suite 800
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone 218-722-6331
P.J. – April 27, 2017


ORDER FOR HEARING

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE-TRUST DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-CV-14-2905

In the Matter of John’s Guthrie Trust, John’s Exempt Trust and John’s Appointment Trust Created Under the Germaine Guthrie Lifetime Trust

  North Shore Bank of Commerce, Duluth, Minnesota, trustee of the trusts above named, having filed in the office of the Clerk of the above-named Court accountings of the administration of said trusts for the period from January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2016, both dates inclusive, together with its Petition setting forth that said accountings disclose all transactions had in reference to the property of said trusts and the income therefrom during the period covered by said accountings, including itemized principal and income accounts and an inventory of the property held by it as trustee at the close of said accounting period, and the trustee having prayed the Court by said Petition that said accountings be heard by the Court and if found true and correct, that the same be approved and allowed,
  IT IS ORDERED, that a hearing be held by this Court at the County Courthouse in the City of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, at 2:00 p.m. on the 30th day of May, 2017, at which hearing said Petition shall be heard and said accountings examined by the Court.
  IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that notice of said hearing be given as follows:
1. By publishing a copy of this Order one time in a legal newspaper for St. Louis County, Minnesota at least twenty (20) days before the date of said hearing.
2. By mailing a copy of this Order to the current trustee and qualified beneficiaries of the trust whose identity is known and whose location is known or reasonably ascertainable to the Petitioner after making reasonable efforts to locate such persons 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.
Dated: April 19, 2017
BY THE COURT
Jill A. Eichenwald
Judge of District Court
JOHNSON, KILLEN & SEILER, P.A.
Michele L. Miller #0388113
230 West Superior Street,
Suite 800
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone 218-722-6331
P.J. – April 27, 2017


ORDER FOR HEARING

STATE OF MINNESOTA
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
PROBATE-TRUST DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-CV-14-2903

In the Matter of Barbara’s Guthrie Trust, Barbara’s Exempt Trust and Barbara’s Appointment Trust Created Under the Germaine Guthrie Lifetime Trust

  North Shore Bank of Commerce, Duluth, Minnesota, trustee of the trusts above named, having filed in the office of the Clerk of the above-named Court accountings of the administration of said trusts for the period from January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2016, both dates inclusive, together with its Petition setting forth that said accountings disclose all transactions had in reference to the property of said trusts and the income therefrom during the period covered by said accountings, including itemized principal and income accounts and an inventory of the property held by it as trustee at the close of said accounting period, and the trustee having prayed the Court by said Petition that said accountings be heard by the Court and if found true and correct, that the same be approved and allowed,
  IT IS ORDERED, that a hearing be held by this Court at the County Courthouse in the City of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, at 2:00 p.m. on the 30th day of May, 2017, at which hearing said Petition shall be heard and said accountings examined by the Court.
  IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that notice of said hearing be given as follows:
1. By publishing a copy of this Order one time in a legal newspaper for St. Louis County, Minnesota at least twenty (20) days before the date of said hearing.
2. By mailing a copy of this Order to the current trustee and qualified beneficiaries of the trust whose identity is known and whose location is known or reasonably ascertainable to the Petitioner after making reasonable efforts to locate such persons 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.
Dated: April 19, 2017
BY THE COURT
Jill A. Eichenwald
Judge of District Court
JOHNSON, KILLEN & SEILER, P.A.
Michele L. Miller #0388113
230 West Superior Street,
Suite 800
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone 218-722-6331
P.J. – April 27, 2017


NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF
PERSONAL
REPRESENTATIVE AND
NOTICE TO CREDITORS – UNSUPERVISED
ADMINISTRATION

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No.: 69DU-PR-17-81
In Re: Estate of
Raymond Andrew Michaelson, a/k/a Raymond A. Michaelson, Decedent.
  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on May 30, 2017 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North Fifth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota 55802, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Decedent’s Will dated September 29, 1975, and for the appointment of Keith Michaelson, a/k/a Keith Raymond Michaelson, whose address is 4428 Tioga Street, Duluth, MN 55804, 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.
Dated: April 13, 2017
BY THE COURT
Sally Tarnowski
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Gilbert Law Office
Greg C. Gilbert, #167320
11 East Superior Street
Suite 563
Duluth, MN  55802
Telephone: (218) 625-8777
Facsimile: (218) 625-8778
Email:  ggilbert@superiorlaw.net
ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER
P.J. – April 27 and May 4, 2017


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: Crabby Ol’ Bills Canal Park
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 504 Canal Park Drive, Duluth MN 55802
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:
Crabby Ol’ Bills, Inc.
1309 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811
 United States
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 17, 2017
/s/ Brian D. Forcier,
Brian D. Forcier, President
Linda K. Taylor
Contact Name
218-725-6872
 Phone Number
Mailing Address:  None Provided
P.J. – April 27 and  May 4, 2017








SUMMONS   

STATE OF MINNESOTA
 COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
CIVIL DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. 69DU-CV-17-746
Case Type: 14. Other Civil
(Quiet Title)

The Duluth Regional Care
Center, Inc.,  a Minnesota
Non-Profit Corporation,        
  Plaintiff,        
           
vs.                                 Ronald C. Garson;
JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.,
successor by merger with
Bank One, NA;
and all other persons
unknown claiming any right,
title, estate, interest or lien in
the real estate described
in the Complaint herein,
  Defendants.
TO THE ABOVE-NAMED
DEFENDANTS:  

  1.  YOU ARE BEING SUED.  The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiff’s Complaint against you is attached to this Summons.  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 mail 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:  HANFT FRIDE, A Professional Association, 1000 US Bank Place, 130 W. 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 legal 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. 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 TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY located in St. Louis County, State of Minnesota, as follows:
Lots 19 through 22 including part of vacant Cherry Street adjacent and including part of vacated 11th Street adjacent, Block 15, CHANDLER PARK ADDITION TO DULUTH, St. Louis County, Minnesota. 

The object of this action is to obtain a judgment that Plaintiff is the owner, in fee simple, of the above-described real property, and that none of said defendants have any estate or interest therein or lien thereon.

That no personal claim is made by Plaintiff against any of the Defendants.
Dated this 5th day of April, 2017. 

    HANFT FRIDE,
A Professional Association
                  /s/  Charles H. Andresen    Charles H. Andresen, #2604
1000 US Bank Place
130 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 722-4766
Attorney for Plaintiff
P.J. - April 20,  27 and May  4, 2017
SUMMONS    

STATE OF MINNESOTA
 COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
CIVIL DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. 69DU-CV-17-746
Case Type: 14. Other Civil
(Quiet Title)

The Duluth Regional Care
Center, Inc.,  a Minnesota
Non-Profit Corporation,         
  Plaintiff,         
            
vs.                                 Ronald C. Garson;
JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.,
successor by merger with
Bank One, NA;
and all other persons
unknown claiming any right,
title, estate, interest or lien in
the real estate described
in the Complaint herein,
  Defendants.
TO THE ABOVE-NAMED
DEFENDANTS:   

  1.  YOU ARE BEING SUED.  The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiff’s Complaint against you is attached to this Summons.  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 mail 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:  HANFT FRIDE, A Professional Association, 1000 US Bank Place, 130 W. 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 legal 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. 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 TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY located in St. Louis County, State of Minnesota, as follows:
Lots 19 through 22 including part of vacant Cherry Street adjacent and including part of vacated 11th Street adjacent, Block 15, CHANDLER PARK ADDITION TO DULUTH, St. Louis County, Minnesota.  

The object of this action is to obtain a judgment that Plaintiff is the owner, in fee simple, of the above-described real property, and that none of said defendants have any estate or interest therein or lien thereon.

That no personal claim is made by Plaintiff against any of the Defendants.
Dated this 5th day of April, 2017.  

    HANFT FRIDE,
A Professional Association
                  /s/  Charles H. Andresen    Charles H. Andresen, #2604
1000 US Bank Place
130 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 722-4766
Attorney for Plaintiff
P.J. - April 20,  27 and May  4, 2017


SOLWAY TOWNSHIP
 PUBLIC NOTICE

Important Information Regarding
 Property Assessments
This may affect your 2018 property taxes

The Board of Appeal and Equalization for Solway Township will meet on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 5:00 pm, at Solway Town Hall, 4029 Munger Shaw Road, Cloquet, MN, 55720.  The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.

If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concerns.  If you disagree with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization.  The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed.  Generally, you must appeal to the local board before appealing to the county board of appeal and equalization.
Theresa Jensen
Deputy Clerk
Solway Township

P.J. - April 20, 2017


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-17-70

Estate of
Robert William Brown, a/k/a Robert W. Brown and Robert Brown,
Decedent
  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on May 16, 2017, 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 October 21, 1987, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Robert Kenneth Brown, whose address is 273 Poplar Springs Baptist Church Road, Siloam, NC 27047 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.
  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: April 5, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
David M. Johnson
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Michael E. Orman
Orman Nord & Hurd, P.L.L.P.
1301 Miller Trunk Highway
Suite 400
Duluth, MN, 55811
Attorney License No: 127498
Telephone: (218) 722-1000
Fax: (218) 722-7408
Email: morman@onslaw.com
P.J. – April 13 and 20, 2017


NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR SUMMARY ASSIGNMENT OR DISTRIBUTION AND FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL EXEMPT ESTATE

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No.  69DU-PR-17-76

Estate of Gilberte Beedy,
Decedent

  Notice is given that a petition has been filed requesting that the Estate assets be summarily assigned.
  The Petition requests the probate of an instrument purporting to be the Decedent’s last Will dated October 4, 2007, and any codicil  to the Will dated ____ , and separate writings under Minn. Stat. §524.2-513 (“Will”).
  The Petition also requests the appointment of Patrick Pierre Beedy, whose address is 6022 Sunny Lane, Duluth, MN 55811 as Personal Representative of the estate in an unsupervised administration. If proper and 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.
  Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper, and if no objections or claims are filed or raised, the Court may issue a decree distributing or assigning the Estate’s assets.
  It is Ordered and Notice is now given that the Petition will be heard on May 16, 2017, at 1:30 (p.m.), by this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota.
Dated:  April 4, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
David M. Johnson
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Michael E. Orman
Orman Nord & Hurd, P.L.L.P.
1301 Miller Trunk Highway
Suite 400
Duluth, MN, 55811
Attorney License No: 127498
Telephone: (218) 722-1000
Fax: (218) 722-7408
Email: morman@onslaw.com
P.J. – April 13 and 20, 2017


Minutes Independent School District No. 704 Proctor, Minnesota

Regular School Board Meeting Monday, March 27, 2017
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
I.  Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Jennifer McDonald, School Board Chair, at 7:00 p.m.
II.  Pledge of Allegiance
III.  Roll Call
MEMBERS PRESENT: ?Brian Billman, Kris Bryant, Louise Lind, Jennifer McDonald, Margaret Taylor, and Joe Ward
MEMBERS ABSENT: ?Larry Shelton
STUDENT LIAISON MEMBERS: ?Boyd Billman, Adrianna Carlson, Faith Privett, and Alivia Stafford
Also in Attendance: John Engelking, Superintendent
IV.  Approval of Agenda
  MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Margaret Taylor to approve the agenda as submitted. Motion approved by unanimous vote.
V.  Approval of the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of March 13, 2017.
  MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Jennifer McDonald to approve the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of March 13, 2017 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VI. Finance
  MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by? ?Joe Ward? ?to approve payment of bills dated March 27, 2017 in the amount of $159,375.97 covering checks 96683 through 96803, and to approve electronic transfers and payrolls for February 2017 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VII.  Commendations/Congratulations
A.  Congratulated the following Destination Imagination students for advancing to the State Destination Imagination competition on April 22nd in Maple Grove: Aaron Nicolson (7), Zorin LaLonde (7), Brydon Kolenda (7), Joshua Knight (7), and Hendrick Hicks (7).
B. Congratulated the following DECA students who participated in the District DECA meet and qualified to advance to the Minnesota DECA State Career Development Conference: Libby Palokangas (12), Maddy Horvath (12), Brody Eldien (11), TJ Mann (12), Kaleb Stevens (11), Emily Lakanen (12), Teran Lind (12), Justus Koepp (12), Maria Ehnes (12), Crystal Kiminki (12), Annika Culver (12), Michael Michelizzi (12), Lydia Himes (12), Erika Anderson (11), and Jenna Podgornik (11).
C.  Congratulated the following students for making All Conference inGirls Basketball: Sam Pogatchnik (9), 2nd Team and Sam Parendo (9), Honorable Mention.
D.  Congratulated the following students for making All Conference in Boys Basketball: Bryden Urie (12), 1st Team and John Pioro (11), 2nd Team.
E.  Congratulated the following Knowledge Bowl members for advancing to the State Competition on April 6th and 7th: Boyd Billman (12), Garrett Mullvain (12), Jordan Schwarz (12), Evan Hanson (12), and Allison Johnson (12).
VIII. Public Participation ?– None
IX. Consent Agenda
MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Louise Lind to approve the Consent Agenda as revised. ? ?Item #5 was moved to Individual Action X.G.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
A. Personnel Items
1. Accepted the letter of retirement from Wayne Laakso, Bus Driver, effective May 31, 2017.
2. Accepted the letter of retirement from Janice Lippitt, School Psychologist, effective June 5, 2017.
3. Approved the recommendation to hire Craig Roelike into the 1.0 FTE long-term substitute social studies teacher position at Jedlicka Middle School, beginning approximately April 17, 2017 through June 5, 2017.
4. Approved the recommendation to hire Colette Wolfe-Dickmeyer into the 1.0 FTE long-term substitute reading intervention teacher position at Bay View Elementary and Jedlicka Middle School, beginning approximately April 3, 2017 through June 5, 2017.
5.  Item moved to X.G Items for Individual Action
6. Revised Angel Dahl’s assignment to reflect her pay rate as a Paraprofessional until her teaching license has been approved.
B.  Accepted the faculty vote to allocate 1% for the Staff Development set aside for the 2016-2017 school year to be used for District professional development.
C.  Approved and adopted the second reading of suggested District policy changes.  
D.  Approved the first reading of suggested District policy changes.
E. Approved and adopted District policies with no recommended or statutory changes.
X. Items for Individual Action
A.  Approved the revised budget for General Fund, Transportation, Capital, Food Service, Community Education, and Debt Service for the 2016-2017 school year.
  MOTION: Moved by Margaret Taylor and seconded by Brian Billman to approve the revised budget for General Fund, Transportation, Capital, Food Service, Community Education, and Debt Service for the 2016-2017 school year as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
B.  Accepted a recommendation from Superintendent Engelking and Business Manager Stephen Anderson to approve Proctor Public Schools membership in a Joint Powers Agreement establishing the Northern Lights Academy. (This JPA will allow Proctor Public Schools and schools within Northern Lights Education Cooperative to optimize resources and increase efficiencies through this special education Joint Powers entity.)
  MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Louise Lind to accept a recommendation from Superintendent Engelking and Business Manager Stephen Anderson to approve Proctor Public Schools membership in a Joint Powers Agreement establishing the Northern Lights Academy as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
C. Adopted resolution authorizing the Superintendent of Schools to close open enrollment options based on reviews of class size and school capacities.
  MOTION: Moved by Margaret Taylor and seconded by Kris Bryant to adopt resolution authorizing the Superintendent of Schools to close open enrollment options based on reviews of class size and school capacities as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
D. Adopted Resolution of Accepting Gifts Received.
  MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Brian Billman to Adopt Resolution of Accepting Gifts Received as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
E. Accepted the “Notice of Desire to Negotiate” from EdMN Proctor Teachers and direct Superintendent Engelking to establish dates and procedures to negotiate the 2017-2019 contracts.
  MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Joe Ward to accept the “Notice of Desire to Negotiate” from EdMN Proctor Teachers and direct Superintendent Engelking to establish dates and procedures to negotiate the 2017-2019 contract as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
F.  Accepted a notification from AFSCME Local 66 and our Bus Drivers Local to negotiate there 2017-2019 contracts.
  MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Louise Lind to accept a notification from AFSCME Local 66 and our Bus Drivers to negotiate their 2017-2019 contracts as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
G. Approve the request from Sarah Urie to extend her leave of absence through the 2017-2018 school year.
  MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Kris Bryant to postpone Sarah Urie’s request to extend her leave of absence until the next Board meeting as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
XI. Items for Discussion/Information
A.  Superintendent Update
B. A meeting was held with the Turf Committee to review the site and plan design. There will be a meeting in early April to review cost estimates for hockey arena plans.
 C. Military Kids Club Book Reading will be April 4th, 1:00 p.m. at Bay View Elementary. Board members are invited to attend.
D. Winter Sports Review – Coaches summarized their season and spoke of each teams’ strengths, hard work, successes, and goals: Dan Stauber –Boys Hockey; Sarah Myhre and Leah Nordvall – Girls Basketball; Jon Nelson – Boys Swimming; Todd Clark – Boys Basketball; Dave McNamee – Wrestling; and Glen Gilderman – Girls Hockey.
E. The Proctor–Hermantown Excellence in Education Banquet will be held May 3rd at the Proctor Black Woods Banquet Center. The Proctor School Board is sponsoring a table.
F. Public Relations Update
1.  Items relating to the District from the ?Proctor Journal:
XII. Reports? – None
XIII. Communications
a) March 16, 2017 Edition: “15 DECA students qualify for state,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: Taylor Myers,” “REA3??D Auction, Banquet,” “Mobil Mart gives math dept. Grant.”
b) March 23, 2017 Edition: “Hired: arena architect, construction manager,” “Bryden Urie PHS Rails boys hoops top scorer,” “Safe Routes to School Team to meet Monday,” “Proctor High School – Student of the Week: Maddy Siiter.”
A.  School Board Comments and Observations
1. Joe Ward commented that Mark Casey, City Administrator, has been involved with and supportive of the athletic facilities planning.
B. Student Liaison Board Member Comments
1.  April 13th, 7:00 p.m. is the Student Council Benefit Concert in the high school auditorium.
C. Township and City Communications - None
XIV.  Adjourn
MOTION: A motion was made by? ?Kris Bryant, seconded by Joe Ward, and unanimously approved to adjourn the meeting at 8:39 p.m.
Respectfully submitted:
______________________
                           Louise Lind, Clerk    
______________________
Jennifer McDonald, Chair
P.J. – April 20, 2017


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
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
Court File No. 69VIPR1748

In Re:  Estate of KARIN MARIA SCHOLZ,
 Decedent

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on May 10, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. a hearing will be held in this Court at Virginia, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the decedent’s Will dated November 16, 1995, and for the appointment of KIRBY LEE SCHOLZ whose address is 6510 Hermantown Road,  Cloquet, MN 55720 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. section 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: April 10, 2017
BY THE COURT
TERRENCE M. ARONSON
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Stefanie Higgins,
Deputy
Kirby Lee Scholz
6510 Hermantown Rd
Cloquet, MN 55720
Phone:  218-729-7155
P.J.  – April 20 and 27, 2017 


NOTICE AND ORDER
OF HEARING ON
PETITION FOR SUMMARY
ASSIGNMENT OR
DISTRIBUTION
(EXEMPT ESTATE)

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No.: 69DU-PR-17-80

Estate of
JUDITH M. LINDER, a/k/a
JUDITH K. LINDER
Decedent
  Notice is given that a petition has been filed requesting that the Estate assets be summarily assigned and distributed without probate 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 or claims are filed or raised, the Court may issue a decree distributing or assigning the Estate’s assets.
   It is Ordered and Notice is now given that the Petition will be heard on May 23, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. by this Court at Duluth, Minnesota.
Dated:  April 13, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
Dale O. Harris
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
Facsimile: (218)727-8558
P.J. –April 20 and 27, 2017


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
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-78

In Re: Estate of
LUCILLE M. TRONSDAL, a/k/a
LUCILLE TRONSDAL,
  Decedent

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on May 23, 2017 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 August 22, 1969, and for the appointment of Claudia Marie Brummer, whose address is 4331 Lindahl 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; 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.
Dated:  April 11, 2017
BY THE COURT
Dale O. Harris
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
email: kolson@kjolaw.net
Attorney for Petitioner
P.J. –April 20 and 27, 2017


ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
File No. 69DU-CV-17-477
   In the Matter of the Petition of
CitiFinancial Services, Inc., a Minnesota Corporation, in relation to Certificate of Title No. 245201 issued for land in the County of St. Louis and State of Minnesota and legally described as follows:
Lot 4 Block 7, HAZELWOOD PARK DIVISION  OF WEST DULUTH.
TO: Margaret A. Lepak
   Upon receiving and filing the Report of the Examiner of Titles in the above-entitled matter,
   IT IS ORDERED, that you, and all persons interested, appear before this Court on May 17, 2017,  at 10:30 a.m. in Room 101 of the St. Louis County Courthouse in said County, and then, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, show cause, if there is any, why this Court should not enter an Order as follows:
   That the Registrar of Titles, upon the filing with the Registrar of a certified copy of this Order:
  (1)  show by the memorial of this Order that the purchaser’s interest in Contract for Repurchase Document No. 971516 is held by Petitioner;
(2) and thereafter cancel Certificate of Title No. 245201 and enter  a new Certificate of Title for land therein described in favor of CitiFinancial Services, Inc., a Minnesota corporation, subject to the memorials of Document Nos. 135195, 694887, 700204, 707100, 740028, 749462, 965067, and  971516, but free from all other memorials now appearing on the present Certificate of Title.
  Attendance is required only by those who wish to object to the entry of the above-described Order.
   IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that this Order be served: (a) at least 10 days before the hearing 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 14 days before the hearing upon each of the above-named nonresidents by sending a copy of this Order to the nonresident’s post office address, by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested; (c) upon each of the above-named parties who cannot be found by two weeks published notice and by sending a copy of this Order at least 14 days before the hearing by first class mail to the last known address of the party and by sending another copy of this Order at least 14 days before the hearing by first class mail to the address of such party as stated on the Certificate of Title if an address is so stated; (d) upon a dissolved, withdrawn, or revoked business entity governed by Minn. Stat., Chp. 302A, 303, 317A, 322A, 322B or 323 in the manner provided by Minn. Stat. §5.25.
Dated: March 15, 2017
Approved: Examiner of Titles
By: /s/ Kimberly E. Brzezinski
Kimberly E. Brzezinski
By: /s/ Mark Munger
Mark Munger
Judge of the District Court
USSET, WEINGARDEN & LIEBO P.L.L.P
/s/ David J. Usset
David J. Usset, #111892
Attorney for Petitioner
4500 Park Glen Road, Suite 300
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416
(952) 925-3644 Telephone
(952) 925-5879 Facsimile
P.J. –  April 20 and 27, 2017 














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-17-70

Estate of
Robert William Brown, a/k/a Robert W. Brown and Robert Brown,
Decedent
  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on May 16, 2017, 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 October 21, 1987, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Robert Kenneth Brown, whose address is 273 Poplar Springs Baptist Church Road, Siloam, NC 27047 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.
  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: April 5, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
David M. Johnson
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Michael E. Orman
Orman Nord & Hurd, P.L.L.P.
1301 Miller Trunk Highway
Suite 400
Duluth, MN, 55811
Attorney License No: 127498
Telephone: (218) 722-1000
Fax: (218) 722-7408
Email: morman@onslaw.com
P.J. – April 13 and 20, 2017


NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR SUMMARY ASSIGNMENT OR DISTRIBUTION AND FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL EXEMPT ESTATE

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No.  69DU-PR-17-76

Estate of Gilberte Beedy,
Decedent

  Notice is given that a petition has been filed requesting that the Estate assets be summarily assigned.
  The Petition requests the probate of an instrument purporting to be the Decedent’s last Will dated October 4, 2007, and any codicil  to the Will dated ____ , and separate writings under Minn. Stat. §524.2-513 (“Will”).
  The Petition also requests the appointment of Patrick Pierre Beedy, whose address is 6022 Sunny Lane, Duluth, MN 55811 as Personal Representative of the estate in an unsupervised administration. If proper and 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.
  Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper, and if no objections or claims are filed or raised, the Court may issue a decree distributing or assigning the Estate’s assets.
  It is Ordered and Notice is now given that the Petition will be heard on May 16, 2017, at 1:30 (p.m.), by this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota.
Dated:  April 4, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
David M. Johnson
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Michael E. Orman
Orman Nord & Hurd, P.L.L.P.
1301 Miller Trunk Highway
Suite 400
Duluth, MN, 55811
Attorney License No: 127498
Telephone: (218) 722-1000
Fax: (218) 722-7408
Email: morman@onslaw.com
P.J. – April 13 and 20, 2017


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
PROBATE DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-46

ESTATE OF: JOHN A. BURIA,
DECEDENT

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on May 23, 2017 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of Decedent, dated May 7, 2003 (“Will”), and the appointment of Alice L. Buria, whose address is 2126 Water Street, Unit 104, Duluth, Minnesota, 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, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to 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.
Dated:  April 10, 2017
Dale O.Harris
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Attorney for Personal
Representative
THIS INSTRUMENT WAS DRAFTED BY (NAME AND
ADDRESS):
Johnson, Killen & Seiler, P.A.
By: Michele L. Miller (0388113)
230 West Superior Street,
Suite 800
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone: 218-722-6331
mmiller@duluthlaw.com
P.J. -   April 13 and 20, 2017


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-17-67
Estate of:
ROBIN LEE BERGQUIST,
Decedent.
   It is Ordered and Notice is given that  on May 9, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at St. Louis County Courthouse, Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Randi Smith, whose address is 17418 - 62nd Avenue North, Maple Grove, MN 55311 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.
   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: March 28, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT:­
Mark A. Munger
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Holly LaBoone-Haller
Hanft Fride, P.A.
130 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Attorney License No.: 0395484
Telephone: (218) 722-4766
FAX: (218) 529-2401
email: hlh@hanftlaw.com
P.J. – April 6 and 13, 2017


NOTICE OF INTENT
TO DISSOLVE BY
CALIBURN CABINETS, INC.
Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 302A.723(1), Caliburn Cabinets, Inc., a Minnesota corporation (“Corporation”), does hereby adopt this Notice of Intent to Dissolve for the purpose of dissolving the Corporation:
1. The name of the Corporation is Caliburn Cabinets, Inc., a Minnesota corporation.
2. The holder of a majority of the voting power of all shares of the Corporation entitled to vote approved and adopted Corporate Resolutions by Unanimous Written Action pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 302A.721(2) on March 20, 2017 at Duluth, Minnesota.
3. The requisite affirmative vote of the holder of the majority of the voting power of all shares of the Corporation entitled to vote was received by Unanimous Written Action on March 20, 2017.
Caliburn Cabinets, Inc.
By /s/ Alok Vidyarthi
Alok Vidyarthi
Its: Assistant Secretary
Dated: March 20, 2017
P.J. -  March 30, April 6, 13 and 20, 2017


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
PROBATE DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-73
Estate of LONI LOWRY
BARTON, a/k/a LONI L.
BARTON,
Decedent
   It is Ordered and Notice is given that on May 16, 2017, at 1:30 (p.m.), a hearing will be held in this Court at St. Louis County Courthouse, 100 N. Fifth Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent, dated November 6, 2008 (“Will”), and for the appointment of Alana Sue Wenk, whose address is 853 Nippersink Road, Spring Grove, IL 60081 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.
  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.
  A charitable beneficiary may request notice of the probate proceedings be given to the Attorney General pursuant to Minn. Stat. 501B.41, sub. 5.
Dated: April 4, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
David M. Johnson
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Attorney for Personal
Representative
R. Craft Dryer
Dryer, Storaasli, Knutson, et al.
202 W. Superior Street, Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55802
Attorney License No: 24557
Telephone:  (218) 727-8451
Fax:  (218) 727-6081
Email:  rcdryer@lawduluth.com
P.J. – April 13 and 20, 2017






SOLWAY  PUBLIC  NOTICE

SOLWAY TOWNSHIP
St. Louis County, Minnesota

Notice is hereby given that Solway Township will hold Public Accuracy Testing of the Optical Scan and AutoMark Voting Equipment at the Solway Town Hall, 4029 Munger Shaw Road on Thursday March 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Regena L. Merritt,
Town Clerk
P.J. - March 2 and 9, 2017


SOLWAY  PUBLIC  NOTICE

NOTICE OF ANNUAL
MEETING and
ELECTION OF OFFICERS
and
BOARD OF CANVASS
MEETING

Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Solway Township, St.  Louis County, Minnesota will, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, conduct its Annual Town Meeting and Election at the Solway Town Hall, located at 4029 Munger Shaw Road.

The Election polls will be open from NOON to 8:00 PM to elect one supervisor for a three-year term.  The Annual Meeting will commence at 8:30 PM to conduct all necessary business prescribed by law.  

The Town Office will be open for Absentee Voting from 10:00 AM to noon on Saturday March 11, 2017.
Some of the agenda items to be discussed at the Annual Meeting are as follows:
• Report of the 2016 Receipts and Disbursements
• Town Hall rental fees
• Fire Department Report
• Proposed Budget and Levy for 2018

In case of bad weather, the Annual Town Meeting and Election will be held at the same time and place on the third Tuesday of March.

The Board of Canvass will meet to certify the official election results March 14, 2017, following the Annual Meeting.  

NOTICE OF A REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING
TO BE HELD ON A
DIFFERENT DATE

Due to the Annual Township Election and Annual Meeting of March 14, 2017, the regularly scheduled Solway Town Board meeting of March 14, 2017, will, instead be held Tuesday March 21, 2017, at 6:30 PM at the Solway Town Hall.
P.J. - February 23 and March 9, 2017  


GRAND LAKE  PUBLIC  NOTICE

GRAND LAKE
TOWNSHIP NOTICE
ANNUAL MEETING
 
Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Grand Lake Township, County of St. Louis, State of Minnesota, that the Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  In case of inclement weather, the meeting may be postponed until March 21, 2017.  The Annual Meeting will commence at 7:00 PM to conduct all necessary business proceeded by law.  The Annual 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. -  March 2 and 9, 2017


Minutes Independent School District No. 704 Proctor, Minnesota

Regular School Board Meeting
Monday, February 13, 2017
REGULAR SCHOOL
BOARD MEETING
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Jennifer McDonald, School Board Chair, at 7:00 p.m.
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Roll Call
MEMBERS PRESENT: Brian Billman, Kris Bryant, Louise Lind, Jennifer McDonald, Larry Shelton,
Margaret Taylor, and Joe Ward
MEMBERS ABSENT: None
STUDENT LIAISON MEMBERS: Boyd Billman, Adrianna Carlson, Faith Privett, and Alivia Stafford
Also in Attendance: John Engelking, Superintendent
IV. Approval of Agenda
  MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Louise Lind to approve the agenda as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
V. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of January 23, 2017.
 MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Brian Billman to approve the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of January 23, 2017 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VI. Finance
  MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Margaret Taylor to approve payment of bills dated February 13, 2017 in the amount of $230,919.34 covering checks 96211 through 96408, and to approve electronic transfers and payrolls for December 2016 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VII. Commendations/Congratulations
A. Recognized our school counselors; Jim Vos, Becky LaPlant, Brandon DeLacey, Emily Vos, and
Rebecca Nickila, and the job they do with our students. National School Counseling Week was February 6-10, 2017.
B. Recognized our School Board Members for their dedication to education, our students, and our community. School Board Recognition is the week of February 20-24, 2017. (Presentation of recognition certificates from the Minnesota School Board Association.)
C. Congratulated and thanked everyone involved in supporting our referendum, from youth groups and kids, to coaches, faculty and staff. This wouldn’t be possible without a great team, a great message, and support for equity.
VIII. Public Participation
A. Justine Deutschlander, Cheerleader Advisor, and cheerleaders reported on their trip to New York City for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
B. Maiya Carroll inquired about the District’s decision to implement Standards Based Grading and asked how the District will put this in place.
IX. Consent Agenda
  MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Larry Shelton to approve the Consent
Agenda as submitted.
Roll Call Vote: 6 - Yes (BB, KB, LL, JM, LS, MT)
0 - No
1 - Abstain (JW)
Motion approved.
A. Personnel Items
1. Approved the recommendation to hire Todd Ward into the 14 hour per week evening custodian position at Bay View Elementary, effective January 30, 2017.
2. Approved the lane change for Jennifer Pederson, effective January 23, 2017.
3. Approved the lane change for Jennifer Olson, effective January 23, 2017.
4. Approved the lane change for Tina Olson, effective January 23, 2017.
5. Approved the lane change for Ashley Brooks, effective January 23, 2017.
6. Approved the request for a medical leave of absence for Jennifer Olson, special ed teacher at Bay View.
7. Approved the request for a medical leave of absence for Leah Gagne, social studies teacher at Jedlicka Middle School.
8. Approved the request for a medical leave of absence for Catherine Hersey, reading intervention teacher at Bay View and the Secondary Site.
9. Approved the request for a medical leave of absence for Tim Stresow, evening custodian at the Secondary Site.
10. Created a 20 hour per week evening/flexible custodian position with the primary location at the Secondary Site.
B. Set the compensation for election judges.
X. Items for Individual Action
A. Approved a recommendation from administration to adopt Draft #3 as the 2017-2018 school calendar.
 MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Larry Shelton to approve a recommendation  from administration to adopt Draft #3 as the 2017-2018 school calendar as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
B. Adopted Resolution Providing for Canvassing the Return of Votes in Independent School District No. 704 (Proctor), Minnesota Special Election.
 MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Joe Ward to Adopt Resolution Providing for Canvassing the Return of Votes in Independent School District No. 704 (Proctor), Minnesota Special Election as submitted.
Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB, KB, LL, JM, LS, MT, JW)
0 - No
Motion approved.
C. Adopted Resolution granting an easement to St. Louis County to build sidewalks along Ugstad Road in front of the high school and to build a box culvert under Ugstad Road.
 MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Larry Shelton to Adopt Resolution granting an easement to St. Louis County to build sidewalks along Ugstad Road in front of the high school and to build a box culvert under Ugstad Road as submitted.
Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB, KB, LL, JM, LS, MT, JW)
0 - No
Motion approved.
D. Adopted Resolution of Accepting Gifts Received
  MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Joe Ward to Adopt Resolution of Accepting Gifts Received as submitted.
Roll Call Vote: 7 - Yes (BB, KB, LL, JM, LS, MT, JW)
0 - No
Motion approved.
E. Joe Ward moved to change the location of the February 27, 2017, board meeting to Bay View instead of Pike Lake.
 MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Louise Lind to move the February 27, 2017, board meeting to Bay View instead of Pike Lake as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
XI. Items for Discussion/Information
A. Superintendent Update
B. Referendum Updates - Construction management firms are being reviewed. Discussions are ongoing with Northeast Service Cooperative regarding turf pricing. The district office staff, especially Lori Johnson, is thanked for her work in running the special election.
C. The School Board Recognition Week is February 20-24, 2017.
D. Public Relations Update
1. Items relating to the District from the Proctor Journal:
a) January 26, 2017 Edition: “PHS Homecoming Week begins Mon.,” “Former officials deserve thanks,” “Letter to the Editor: A no vote turns to yes; No equity for swimmers,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: Megan Ecklund,” “Knowledge Bowl Team fourth,” “Gas smell closes PHS.”
b) February 2, 2017 Edition: “Sports facilities fate heads to voters Tues.,” “Tickets available for REA3D by Candlelight Banquet,” “Editorial - Potential for progress,” “Letters to the Editor: Proctor has been patient long enough, now is the time to act; Sports important to teaching kids; Equity lacking for some sports; Activities, sports have helped make Proctor special; take step forward for a place we call home; Turf will not help underachieving students; New arena will help youth fulfill dreams; Send proposal back; Yes vote turn no,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: Madelyn Horvath,” “PFCU scholarships offered,” “DTCU scholarships,” “PHS Winter Homecoming Seniors,” “19 people appointed special election judges.”
c) February 9, 2017 Edition: “Kilpo Minn. Teacher of the Year candidate,” “Voters say yes to $12M for athletic facilities,” “Night to Shine in Proctor - A prom with a purpose,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: Abby Rohweder,” “Wisocki, Nordquist winter royalty,” “Aho first, Henderson runner-up in Geography Bee finals,” “PHS softball bingo set for March 10.”
2. Item relating to the District from the Duluth News Tribune:
a) February 8, 2017 Edition: “Proctor referendum gets OK.”
XII. Reports
A. Enrollment Report for February 2017
XIII. Communications
A. School Board Comments and Observations
1. Operations Committee - There was a Meet and Confer with Proctor Education Minnesota representatives on February 7, 2017. Cleanliness of buildings was discussed.
2. Jennifer McDonald attended a MSBA Negotiations Seminar in Mt. Iron.
3. Brian Billman reported on a Common Core Curriculum presentation that he attended on February 11, 2017, at the Duluth Republican Women’s Luncheon.
4. Joe Ward commended the Night to Shine Prom event held last Friday, February 2, 2017, at Proctor High School.
5. Louise Lind noted the REA3D dinner will be held on February 24, 2017, and tickets are available.
6. Brian Billman reported the All Night Grad Party is looking for board volunteers to assist with transportation on graduation night.
B. Student Liaison Board Member Comments
1. Boyd Billman reported that student parking in the gold lot is becoming increasingly difficult.
C. Township and City Communications - None
XIV. Adjourn
  MOTION: A motion was made by Kris Bryant, seconded by Joe Ward, and unanimously approved to adjourn the meeting at 8:32 p.m.
Respectfully submitted:
Louise Lind, Clerk
Jennifer McDonald, Chair
P.J. - March 9, 2017


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-17-39

Estate of Roy Kenneth Carlson, a/k/a Roy K. Carlson and Roy Carlson,
Decedent
  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on April 4, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Avenue West, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Daniel D. Dougherty, on behalf of Dougherty Funeral Homes, Inc., a Minnesota Corporation, whose address is 600 East Second Street, Duluth, MN 55805 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.
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:  February 22, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
Sally Tarnowski
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Michael Orman
Orman, Nord & Hurd, P.L.L.P.
1301 Miller Trunk Highway
Suite 400
Duluth, MN, 55811
Attorney License No: 127498
Telephone: (218) 722-1000
FAX: (218) 722-7408
Email: morman@onslaw.com
P.J. – March 2 and 9, 2017


NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No.: 69DU-CV-16-2427
In the Matter of the Petition of Northern Communities Credit Union for Certain Relief in connection with Certificate of Title No. 278763.0
TO:  Dianne C. Stone, James Stone, Gelasia F. Andersen and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as Nominee for Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc., a California corporation:
  Upon receiving and filing the Report of the Examiner of Titles in the above entitled matter.
  IT IS ORDERED that you, and all persons interested, appear before this Court on the 22nd day of March, 2017, at 10:40 o’clock a.m. in Room 101 of the St. Louis County Courthouse, City of Duluth, in said County and State, and then, or as soon thereafter as said matter can be heard, show cause, if any there be, why this Court should not enter an Order as follows:
  That the Registrar of Titles cancel Certificate of Title No. 278763.0 and issue in lieu thereof a new certificate of title in the name of petitioner, Northern Communities Credit Union, as sole owner of the following described real estate, in the County of St. Louis and State of Minnesota:

  Lot 2, Block 5, MERRITT PARK ADDITION TO DULUTH

  IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that this Order shall be served:  (a) at least 10 days prior to such hearing upon the above-named party, residing in this State in the manner provided by law for the service of Summons in a civil action; (b) it shall be served at least 14 days prior to such hearing upon any of the above named non-residents by sending a copy of this Order to such non-resident at his post office address, by registered or certified mail, return receipt; (c) it shall be served upon any party who cannot be found by three weeks published notice and by sending a copy of this Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing by first class mail to such party at his last known address and by sending another copy of this Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing by first class mail to his address as stated on the certificate of title if an address is so stated.
  IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the matter be referred to Kimberly E. Brzezinski, Examiner of Titles, as Referee, for hearing.
Dated: January 28, 2017
By:  Mark Munger
Judge of District Court
Kimberly E. Brzezinski
Examiner of Titles
The foregoing is approved as to form.
ATTENDANCE IS NOT REQUIRED AT SAID TIME EXCEPT TO OBJECT TO THE ENTRY OF THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED ORDER.
This document prepared by:
Greg C. Gilbert, #167320
Gilbert Law Office
11 East Superior Street
Suite 563
Duluth, MN  55802
Telephone: (218) 625-8777
P.J. – March 2, 9 and 16, 2017


AMENDED
NOTICE AND ORDER
OF HEARING ON
PETITION FOR SUMMARY
ASSIGNMENT OR
DISTRIBUTION
EXEMPT ESTATE
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No.: 69DU-PR-17-48

Estate of
LORRAINE V. WEILER, a/k/a
LORRAINE WEILER and
LORRAINE VALENTINE WEILER
Decedent.
  Notice is given that a petition has been filed requesting that the Estate assets be summarily assigned and distributed without probate 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 or claims are filed or raised, the Court may issue a decree distributing or assigning the Estate’s assets.
   It is Ordered and Notice is now given that the Petition will be heard on April  11, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. by this Court at Duluth, Minnesota.
Dated:  March 3, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
Eric Hylden
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
Facsimile: (218)727-8558
P.J. – March 9 and 16, 2017


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. 69-DU-PR-16-219
Estate of
JERRY S. ZELEZNIKAR,
Decedent

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on April 11, 2017, 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 18, 2010 (“Will”), and for the appointment of U.S. Bank, N.A., whose address is 130 West Superior Street, Third Floor, Duluth, Minnesota, 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.
  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: March 1, 2017
BY THE COURT
Eric Hylden
Judge of District Court
Amy L. Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Attorneys for Petitioner
James H. Stewart (#10551X)
Mia E. Thibodeau (#386960)
Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A.
302 West Superior Street,
Suite 700
Duluth, MN, 55802
Telephone: (218) 722-0861
FAX: (218) 725-6800
P. J. - March 9 and 16, 2017

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-17-43

Estate of
Heide Lee Knutsen,
Decedent

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on April 11, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Erik J. T. Knutsen, whose address is 5326 42nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, 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.
   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: February 24, 2017
BY THE COURT
Eric Hylden
Judge of District Court
Amy L. Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Mia E. Thibodeau
Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A.
302 West Superior Street,
Suite 700
Duluth, MN, 55802
Attorney License No: 386960
Telephone: (218) 725-6873
FAX: (218) 725-6800
P. J. - March 9 and 16, 2017
 


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
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-42

In Re:  Estate of Ray Allen Nordin,
Decedent.

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on April 11, 2017 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 Lynn A. Shearer, whose address is 812 N. 54th Ave. E. Duluth, MN 55804 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.
Dated:  February 24, 2017
BY THE COURT
ERIC HYLDEN
Judge of District Court
AMY TURNQUIST
Court Administrator
Stefanie Higgins,
Deputy
Lynn Andrea Shearer
812 N 54th Avenue E
Duluth, MN 55804
218-340-9688
Attorney for Petitioner
Yvonne Michaud Novak
YMNLAW, PSC
202 W Superior St., STE 208
Duluth, MN, 55802
Attorney License No: 0333578
Telephone: (218) 720-2888
FAX: (866) 366-7695
Email: Yvonne@ymnlaw.com
P.J. – March 9 and 16, 2017


 










 









NOTICE  OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DETERMINATION OF
DESCENT

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. 69VI-PR-17-16
In Re the Estate of:
Cicely d’Autremont Angleton,
a/k/a/ Cicely d’A. Angleton
a/k/a/ Cicely Harriet d’Autremont,
Decedent.
   A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three (3) years ago leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last Will (if any), and that 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.
  It is Ordered, and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on March 15, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., at a Hearing held by this Court at Virginia, Minnesota.
  1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. Sec. 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minn. Stat. Sec. 523.3-204.
  2. Notice shall be given by publising this Notice and Order as provided by law and by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least fourteen (14) days prior to the hearing date.
Dated: February 9, 2017
BY THE COURT:­
JAMES B. FLOREY
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Stefanie Higgins,
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Charles H. Andresen, #2604
Hanft Fride, P.A.
130 W. Superior Street
1000 US Bank Place
Duluth, MN 55802
218-722-4766
P.J. – February 16 and 23, 2017


ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT
OF PERSONAL
REPRESENTATIVE IN
SUPERVISED
ADMINISTRATION AND
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-24
In Re: Estate of Edward Frank Kellner, Deceased.
   TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS:
  It is Ordered and Notice is hereby given that on the 14th day of March, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in the above-named Court at Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the above-named decedent, dated February 27, 2013, and for the appointment of Robyn Wojciechowski, whose address is 6011 Lamborn Ave., Superior, WI 54880 and Kathryn Kellner-Robinson, whose address is 2318 W. 9th St., Duluth, MN 55806 as Co-Personal Representatives of the estate of the above-named decedent in supervised administration, and that any objections thereto must be filed with the Court.  That, if proper, and no objections are filed, said Co-Personal Representatives will be appointed to administer the estate, to collect all assets, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, and sell real and personal property, and do all necessary acts for the estate.  Upon completion of the administration, the Co-Representatives shall file a Final Account for the allowance and shall distribute the estate to the persons thereto entitled as ordered by the Court, and close the estate.
  Notice is further given that ALL CREDITORS having claims against said estate are required to present the same to said Co-Personal Representatives or to the Clerk of the Court within four months after the date of this Notice or said claims will be barred.
 Dated:  February 1, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
Mark A. Munger
Judge
Amy L. Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy Clerk
Attorney For Personal
Representatives:
Timothy N. Downs #24119
The Downs Law Firm
306 West Superior Street,
Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55802-1973
(218) 727-7221
P.J. – February 9 and 16, 2017


Amended
NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND
APPOINTMENT OF
PERSONAL
REPRESENTATIVE AND
NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN
A FORMAL  SUPERVISED
ESTATE
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. 69DU-PR-16-352

Estate of
Lissa R. Henricksen,
Decedent

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on March 14, 2017, 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 March 1, 2016, and (“Will”), and for the appointment of Roxanne Kaldor, whose address is 12911 W. 6th St., Duluth, MN, 55808 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.
   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:   February 8, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
Mark A. Munger
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Yvonne Michaud Novak
YMNLAW, PSC
202 W Superior St., STE 208
Duluth, MN, 55802
Attorney License No: 0333578
Telephone: (218) 720-2888
FAX: (866) 366-7695
Email: yvonne@ymnlaw.com
P.J. – February 16 and 23, 2017


SUMMONS

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No.:69DU-CV-17-156
Case Type: 3B. Other Contracts

PAIGE STORSTEEN and
NAOMI STORSTEEN  
Plaintiffs,
vs
MICHAEL BERGHORN
and JOHN BERGHORN,
Defendants.

THIS SUMMONS IS DIRECTED TO MICHAEL BERGHORN and
JOHN BERGHORN.
  1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. Plaintiffs have started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiffs’ Complaint against you is attached to this Summons. 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 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 mail 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:

DRYER STORAASLI KNUTSON
& POMMERVILLE, LTD.
202 West Superior Street,
Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55802-1960
  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 legal 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 You must still send your written response to the Complaint even if you
expect to use alternative means for resolving this dispute.
Dated: September 7, 2016
/s/ Mark L. Knutson
Mark L. Knutson, Atty. No. 57149
DRYER STORAASLI KNUTSON
& POMMERVILLE, LTD.
Attorneys for Plaintiffs
202 W. Superior Street, Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55802-1960
Telephone: (218) 727-8451
Facsimile: (218) 727-6081
P.J. - February 16, 23 and March 2, 2017


NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:
That default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage:

DATE OF MORTGAGE: April 17, 2006

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE:  $45,000.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Harvey L. Rudeck, deceased and Patricia A. Rudeck, a single person.

MORTGAGEE:  Minnesota Power Employees Credit Union, a Minnesota credit union

DATE AND PLACE OF FILING:  August 2, 2006 in the office of the St. Louis County Recorder, as Document No. 01025611.
 
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:  The property is legally described as follows:

Lot Seven (7), Section Six (6), Township Fifty-six (56) North of Range  Fourteen (14) West of the Fourth Principal Meridian, subject to easements, covenants, restrictions and mineral reservations of record, if any. Parcel Code No. 642-0010-00910

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: St. Louis County, Minnesota

AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE:     $39,516.97
                 
THAT no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debts secured by said Mortgage, or any part thereof; that there has been compliance with all the pre-foreclosure notice and acceleration requirements of said Mortgage, and/or applicable statutes;
PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said Mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows:

DATE AND TIME OF SALE:  March 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m.

PLACE OF SALE: St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, 100 North 5th Avenue West, Room #103, Duluth, MN  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.  

REDEMPTION: This is a "voluntary foreclosure" under Minn. Stat. 582.32, et seq., conducted pursuant to a Voluntary Foreclosure Agreement between mortgagor and mortgagee dated February 1, 2017. The time allowed by law for redemption by said mortgagor, its successors or assigns is two (2) months from the date of sale. The holder of a junior lien who has filed a notice of intent to redeem may redeem in the order and manner provided in Minn. Stat. 582.32, Subd. 9, after expiration of the mortgagor's redemption period.

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.
Dated: January 31, 2017
JOHNSON KILLEN
& SEILER, P.A.
By: /s/ Roy J. Christensen               
Roy J. Christensen, Esq.,
Atty #0302508
 230 W. Superior St., Ste. 800
Duluth, MN 55802
(218)722-6331
Attorneys for Minnesota Power Employees Credit Union

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.
P.J. – February 9, 16, 23 and March 2,  2017


ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
File No. 69DU-CV-16-3027
   In the Matter of the Petition of
U.S. Bank National Association in relation to Certificate of Title No. 313290 issued for land in the County of St. Louis and State of Minnesota and legally described as follows:
Lot 24 Block 5 HARBOR VIEW DIVISION OF DULUTH
TO: Bernie Thompson, Carl Thompson, Donna Shaw, Tony Thompson, Beth Wade, Amanda Mann, and the unknown heirs of Wayne E. Thompson, deceased.
   Upon receiving and filing the Report of the Examiner of Titles in the above-entitled matter,
   IT IS ORDERED, that you, and all persons interested, appear before this Court on March 15, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101 of the St. Louis County Courthouse in said County, and then, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, show cause, if there is any, why this Court should not enter an Order as follows:
   That the Registrar of Titles, upon the filing of a certified copy of this Order, cancel Certificate of Title No.  313290 and enter a new Certificate of Title for land therein described in favor of U.S. Bank National Association, subject to the memorial of Document No. 158352, but free from all other memorials now appearing on the present Certificate of Title, and free also from the memorial of this Order.  
  Attendance is required only by those who wish to object to the entry of the above-described Order.
   IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that this Order be served: (a) at least 10 days before the hearing 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 14 days before the hearing upon each of the above-named nonresidents by sending a copy of this Order to the nonresident’s post office address, by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested; (c) upon each of the above-named parties who cannot be found by three weeks published notice and by sending a copy of this Order at least 14 days before the hearing by first class mail to the last known address of the party and by sending another copy of this Order at least 14 days before the hearing by first class mail to the address of such party as stated on the Certificate of Title if an address is so stated; (d) upon a dissolved, withdrawn, or revoked business entity governed by Minn. Stat., Chp. 302A, 303, 317A, 322A, 322B or 323 in the manner provided by Minn. Stat. §5.25.
Dated: January 19, 2017
Approved: Examiner of Titles
By: /s/ Kimberly E. Brzezinski
Kimberly E. Brzezinski
By: /s/ Dale O. Harris
Dale O. Harris
Judge of the District Court
USSET, WEINGARDEN & LIEBO P.L.L.P
/s/ David J. Usset
David J. Usset, #111892
Attorney for Petitioner
4500 Park Glen Road, Suite 300
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416
(952) 925-3644 Telephone
(952) 925-5879 Facsimile
P.J. –February 2, 9 and 16,  2017


COMPLAINT

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No.:69DU-CV-17-156
Case Type: 3B. Other Contracts

PAIGE STORSTEEN and NAOMI STORSTEEN Plaintiffs,
vs
MICHAEL BERGHORN and JOHN BERGHORN,
Defendants.

Plaintiffs state and allege as follows:
  1. Plaintiff Paige Storsteen at the present time is a resident of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota.
  2. Plaintiff Naomi Storsteen at the present time is a resident of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota. Naomi Storsteen is the grandmother of Paige Storsteen.
  3. Defendant Michael Berghorn at the present time is a resident of Ironwood, Gogebic County, Michigan.
  4. Defendant John Berghorn at the present time is a resident of Barrington, Lake County, Illinois. John Berghorn is the father of Michael Berghorn.
  5. Plaintiff Paige Storsteen and Defendant Michael Berghorn had a romantic relationship and began cohabiting in the fall of 2009. They last cohabited in August of 2015. Paige Storsteen had been a resident of Duluth, MN. Michael Berghorn had been a resident of Hurley, Wisconsin.
  6. In September of 2010, Plaintiff Paige Storsteen learned that she was pregnant and that Michael Berghorn was the father. Paige Storsteen informed Michael Berghorn about that at that time. Beginning in about September of 2010, Michael Berghorn and Paige Storsteen decided that they should purchase a house in which to live together in with their child. Michael Berghorn and Paige Storsteen planned to be married. Their child, Grace Naomi Berghorn was born on April 27, 2011, in Duluth, Minnesota.
  7. At the time that Paige Storsteen learned that she was pregnant with Michael Berghorn’s child, Michael Berghorn stated that he was married but was in the process of being divorced. Michael Berghorn stated that he could not put the house in his name and should not have any ownership interest in the house due to the current marriage and his pending divorce. Michael Berghorn, and his father, John Berghorn, suggested that the house be purchased for Paige Storsteen and Michael Berghorn and put in the name of John Berghorn temporarily so that
it was not an asset of Michael Berghorn and since it would be faster and easier that way.
  8. During the fall of 2010, Paige Storsteen and Michael Berghorn previewed a number of houses in the Hurley, Wisconsin and Ironwood, Michigan area as suitable residences for them. On some of those visits, the parents of Paige Storsteen went to the area of Hurley, Wisconsin and Ironwood, Michigan to help their daughter and Michael Berghorn look for a suitable house for the two of them.
  9. During the fall of 2010, Michael Berghorn came to Duluth, Minnesota approximately eight times to meet with Paige Storsteen and her parents and her grandmother, Naomi Storsteen. The purposes were often to discuss the upcoming child and to discuss the house that Michael Berghorn and Paige Storsteen would buy, or that would be bought for them and which would be put in their names at a later time. During these discussions, Michael Berghorn and Paige
Storsteeen met with Paige Storsteen’s grandmother, Naomi Storsteen, several times.
 10. When Naomi Storsteen learned that Paige Storsteen and Michael Berghorn were going to buy a house, she asked Paige Storsteen if they needed help with a loan for a downpayment. The initial house plans were to buy a smaller house which would have a smaller down payment. However, Paige Storsteen and Michael Berghorn ultimately decided to try to purchase the house located at N10414 Mount Zion Drive, Ironwood, Michigan. A downpayment of approximately $42,000 was needed. Paige Storsteen and Michael Berghorn asked Naomi Storsteen if she could loan them the $42,000 to help with the downpayment. She agreed to do so.
  11. On November 10, 2010, Naomi Storsteen was in Duluth, Minnesota. At the request of Paige Storsteen and Michael Berghorn for help with the downpayment on their house, Naomi Storsteen had her US Bank account in Duluth, MN wire the sum of $42,000 to Paige Storsteen’s Wells Fargo account in Duluth, MN. Paige Storsteen then got a cashier’s check
from her Duluth, MN Wells Fargo account. She got that cashier’s check printed at the Wells Fargo bank in Palatine, Illinois on November 2, 2010. The amount of that check was $42,000, a copy is attached as Exhibit “A”. That check was written to Michael Berghorn’s father, John Berghorn, and was given to Michael Berghorn and John Berghorn on or about November 2, 2010. John Berghorn and Michael Berghorn suggested that the house be put in John Berghorn’s name so that it would not cause problems with Michael Berghorn with his divorce or cause problems with his other affairs. Paige Storsteen did not object to the house being put in John Berghorn’s name, with the understanding that the house was really her house and Michael Berhorn’s house and that it would later be put in their names jointly. It was Paige Storsteen’s and Naomi Storsteen’s specific understanding that the $42,000 check was a loan. There was never any understanding that the $42,000 check was a gift to Michael Berghorn or a gift to John Berghorn. It was always the understanding that Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen would be repaid that loan of $42,000.
 12. The house was purchased in December of 2012 with that down payment. Paige Storsteen attended the closing of this house, which she was promised was to be her house as well as Michael Berghorn’s house. The house was put in the name of John Berghorn. John Berghorn accepted the check from Minnesota as a loan and applied that to the purchase of the house title in his own name, with the promise that Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen would be repaid the $42,000 and that the house would be put in Paige Storsteen’s name.
  13. Paige Storsteen and Michael Berghorn did not get married and are not married. Michael Berghorn acknowledged parentage of their daughter, Grace Naomi Berghorn. Paige Storsteen moved back to the Duluth, Minnesota area with their daughter in August of 2015.
  14. Michael Berghorn went to Duluth, Minnesota and met with Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen, at least twice after December, 2012, about the $42,000 loan. On each of those occasions Michael Berghorn paid Naomi Storsteen $1,000 toward the $42,000 loan. One time the payment was made by way of a check for $1,000 on November 30, 2011. The other time it was made through a payment of $1,000 in cash to Naomi Storsteen. Since these two payments made by Michael Berghorn in Duluth, Minnesota, he has not made any other
payments in repayment of that loan. Michael Berghorn has repeatedly stated that he would repay this loan. John Berghorn has not made any payments on repayment of the loan. Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen have demanded that this loan be repaid.
  15. The house remains in the name of John Berghorn. John Berghorn has been unjustly enriched by his receipt of this $42,000 loan, and his use of that loan to purchase a house in his name, and his refusal to repay the loan and put the house in Paige Storsteen’s name.
  16. Michael Berghorn has been unjustly enriched by having possession of this house without repayment of the $42,000 loan and not by repaying the $42,000 loan.
 17. There was not sufficient consideration for the payment to John Berghorn of $42,000 if the house was not to be put in Paige Storsteen’s name, at least as a joint owner.
 18. John Berghorn and Michael Berghorn have breached their contract with Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen. They have breached their contract with Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen that the $42,000 would be paid in full and that the house would be put in Paige Storsteen’s name.
 19. John Berghorn and Michael Berghorn have defrauded Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen by accepting the payment of $42,000 and not repaying that in full and not putting the house in the name of Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen.
  20. In addition to the promises to repay Naomi Storsteen the $42,000 loan, and to put the house in Paige Storsteen’s name as a condition of making and accepting that loan, Naomi Storsteen also is a third-party beneficiary of this transaction and is entitled to enforce those promises.
  21. Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen are entitled to an award of attorneys’ fees and costs as provided by law.
 22. This obligation in the sum of $42,000 owed to Naomi Storsteen accrues interest pursuant to the applicable Minnesota Statutes at a minimum of 6% simple interest per year.
 23. It is unconscionable that Defendants would receive $42,000 from Plaintiffs for the purpose of purchasing a house in Paige Storsteen’s name, and for Defendants to not repay that loan and place the house in Plaintiff’s Paige Storsteen’s name.
BREACH OF CONTRACT
 24. Defendants Michael Berghorn and John Berghorn breached their contract with Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen to repay the $42,000.
 25. Michael Berghorn and John Berghorn breached their contract with Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen by not making Paige Storsteen a joint owner of the home.
FRAUD
 26. Defendants Michael Berghorn and John Berghorn defrauded Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen.
 27. Defendants made a false representation that the house would be placed in Paige Storsteen’s name, which representation was a false representation.
 28. Defendants made a false representation that they would repay the $42,000 loan, which representation was a false representation about that future fact that the loan would be repaid since only $2,000 has been repaid.
  29. The false representations made by Defendants were material and susceptible of knowledge since they were in control of placing the house in Paige Storsteen’s name and also were in control of repaying the loan, and did not do so.
 30. The Defendants knew the representations were false, or made the representations without knowing whether they were true or false, since they have had ample opportunity to place the house into Paige Storsteen’s name or to repay the loan. They have not done so. They have only paid $2,000 toward the loan.
 31. The Defendants have relied on their misrepresentations as an incentive to receive the loan from Plaintiff in the sum of $42,000 to be used as a down payment for the purchase of the house.
 32. The Plaintiffs have reasonably relied on the representations of Defendants that the house would be put into Paige Storsteen’s name and that the loan will be repaid.
 33. Plaintiffs have suffered damages as a result of the misrepresentation of Defendants, since Defendants have not repaid the $42,000 loan in full and as a result of not having the house placed in the name of Paige Storsteen.
 34. Defendants therefore have defrauded Plantiffs and Plaintiffs are entitled to damages due to that fraud.
PUNITIVE DAMAGES
 35. Plaintiffs will request permission from the Court to formally plead a claim for punitive damages as a result of Defendants’ fraud and unjust enrichment and other grounds which would potentially entitle Plaintiffsa to an award of punitive damages.
MORTGAGE
 36. It was represented by the Defendants that they would place the house, purchased with the $42,000 loan, in the name of Paige Storsteen. They have not done so. Plaintiffs have long demanded repayment. $40,000 of that loan has not been repaid. Plaintiffs are entitled to interest and an equitable mortgage on that real property.
PROMISSORY ESTOPPEL
  37. Defendants Michael Berghorn and John Berghorn promised that, if Paige Storsteen individually, or with the assistance of Naomi Storsteen, paid $42,000 towards the
downpayment and purchase of the house, that Defendants Michael Berghorn and John Berghorn would repay the loan and would place the house in Paige Storsteen’s name. Plaintiffs Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen did reasonably rely on those promises. Defendants are promissorily estopped from not repaying the $42,000 loan to Plaintiffs and from not placing the house in Paige Storsteen’s name. Defendant Michael Berghorn has paid only $2,000. The Defendants are liable for the remaining $40,000, and must put the house in Paige Storsteen’s name and are liable for such other damages are provided by law.
JURISDICTION
 38. Defendants Michael Berghorn and John Berghorn are subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts of Minnesota. The agreement to make the loan to Michael Berghorn and John Berghorn was negotiated and was made in Minnesota. The loan was wired from Naomi Storsteen’s Minnesota bank account to Paige Storsteen’s Minnesota Wells Fargo bank account. Paige Storsteen wrote the check to John Berghorn from her Minnesota Wells Fargo bank account.
 39. During his many visits to Minnesota, and while in Minnesota, Michael Berghorn represented that he and his father John Berghorn would repay the $42,000 loan, and that they would put the house in Paige Storsteen’s name.
  40. Michael Berghorn, while traveling to Minnesota, met with Paige Storsteen and Naomi Storsteen numerous times. During the course of those visits in Minnesota he made two payments to Naomi Storsteeen of $1,000 each.

REQUEST FOR RELIEF
WHEREFORE
Plaintiffs request that the Court enter Judgment against the Defendants, jointly and severally as follows:
 1. Enter Judgment in favor of Plaintiffs and against Defendants for each of the claims asserted in the Complaint;
 2. Enter Judgment in Favor of Plaintiffs, and against Defendants in the amount of $42,000 plus interest, minus credit for the two payments of $1,000 each which were made by Michael Berghorn;
 3. For an award of Plaintiff’s costs and disbursements and attorney’s fees as permitted by law;
  4. For an Order and Judgment establishing an equitable mortgage, on the real property, which is also the subject of this lawsuit, in the amount of $42,000; and
 5. For such other relief that may be just and proper.
Dated: September 7, 2016
By: DRYER STORAASLI
KNUTSON &
POMMERVILLE, LTD.
/s/ Mark L. Knutson
Mark L. Knutson, Atty. No. 57149
Attorneys for Plaintiff
202 W. Superior Street, Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55802-1960
Telephone: (218) 727-8451
Facsimile: (218) 727-6081
ACKNOWLEDGMENT
Plaintiff acknowledges that costs, disbursements and reasonable attorney and witness fees may be awarded to defendant(s) pursuant to Minn. Stat. §549.211.
/s/ Mark L. Knutson
Mark L. Knutson
P.J. - February 16, 23 and March 2, 2017


City of Proctor Notice

Ordinance No.  01-17

An Ordinance granting Minnesota Energy Resources, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, a Wisconsin corporation, its successors and assigns, a natural gas franchise and the authority to construct, operate, maintain, and extend a natural gas distribution plant and system, and granting the right to use the streets, alleys, and other public places within the present or future corporate limits of the City of Proctor, Minnesota

Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Proctor, Minnesota, as follows:

FRANCHISE GRANTED  
The City of Proctor, Minnesota, (hereinafter referred to as “Grantor”) hereby grants a non-exclusive franchise to Minnesota Energy Resources, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, a Wisconsin corporation, (hereinafter called “Grantee”), its lessees, successors and assigns. Grantee is hereby granted the right, privilege, franchise, permission and authority to lay, construct, install, maintain, operate and extend in, along, over or across the present and future streets, alleys, avenues, bridges, public rights-of-way and public places as are now within the present or future limits of said Grantor, a natural gas distribution system and all facilities necessary for the purpose of supplying natural gas or processed gas for all purposes to the inhabitants of said Grantor and consumers in the vicinity thereof, and for the distribution of natural gas from or through said Grantor to points beyond the limits thereof.  Such facilities shall include, but not be limited to, all mains, services, pipes, conduits and appliances necessary or convenient for transmitting, transporting, distributing and supplying natural gas for all purposes for which it may be used, and to do all other things necessary and proper in providing natural gas service to the inhabitants of Grantor and in carrying on such business.

TERM
The rights and privileges granted by this Ordinance shall remain in effect for a period of Twenty-five (25) years from the effective date of this Ordinance.

GOVERNING RULES AND REGULATIONS
This Ordinance is granted subject to all conditions, limitations and immunities now provided for, or as hereafter amended, and applicable to the operations of a public utility, by State or Federal law.  The rates to be charged by Grantee for service within the present or future corporate limits of Grantor and the rules and regulations regarding the character, quality and standards of service to be furnished by Grantee shall be under the jurisdiction and control of such regulatory body or bodies as may, from time to time, be vested by law with authority and jurisdiction over the rates, regulations and quality and standards of service to be supplied by Grantee.  Provided however, should any judicial, regulatory or legislative body, having proper jurisdiction, take any action that precludes Grantee from recovering from its customers any cost associated with services provided hereunder, then Grantee and Grantor shall renegotiate the terms of this Ordinance in accordance with the action taken, so as to allow Grantee to be made whole economically.  In determining the rights and duties of the Grantee, the terms of this franchise Ordinance shall take precedence over any conflicting terms or requirements contained in any other Ordinance enacted by the Grantor.

If an energy supplier is unable to furnish an adequate supply of energy due to an emergency, an order or decision of a public regulatory body, or other acts beyond the control of the Grantee, then the Grantee shall have the right and authority to adopt reasonable rules and regulations limiting, curtailing or allocating extensions of service or supply of energy to any customers or prospective customers, and withholding the supply of energy to new customers, provided that such rules and regulations shall be uniform as applied to each class of customers or prospective customers, and shall be non-discriminatory as between communities receiving service from the Grantee.

CONSTRUCTION AND
MAINTENANCE OF
COMPANY FACILITIES
Any pavements, sidewalks or curbing taken up and any and all excavations made shall be done in such a manner as to cause only such inconvenience to the inhabitants of Grantor and to the general public as is reasonably necessary; and repairs and replacements shall be made promptly by Grantee, leaving such properties in as good as condition as existed immediately prior to excavation.  

Grantee agrees that for the term of this grant, it will use its best efforts to maintain facilities and equipment sufficient to meet the current and future energy requirements of Grantor, its inhabitants and industries.  While maintaining its facilities and equipment, Grantee shall obtain permits as required by ordinance, except that in emergency situations, Grantee shall take immediate unilateral actions as it determines are necessary to protect the public health, safety, and welfare; in which case, Grantee shall notify Grantor as soon as reasonably possible.

Grantor will give Grantee reasonable notice of plans for street improvements where paving or resurfacing of a permanent nature is involved that affect Grantee’s facilities.  The notice shall contain the nature and character of the improvements, the rights-of-way upon which the improvements are to be made, the extent of the improvements and the time when the Grantor will start the work, and, if more than one right-of-way is involved, the order in which this work is to proceed.  The notice shall be given to the Grantee a sufficient length of time, considering seasonable working conditions, in advance of the actual commencement of the work to permit the Grantee to make any additions, alterations, or repairs to its facilities.

EXTENSION OF COMPANY
FACILITIES
Upon receipt and acceptance of a valid application for service, Grantee shall, subject to its own economic feasibility criteria, make reasonable extensions of its distribution facilities to serve customers located within the current or future corporate limits of Grantor.  

RELOCATION OF COMPANY FACILITIES
If Grantor elects to change the grade of or otherwise alter any street, alley, avenue, bridge, public right-of-way or public place for a public purpose, Grantee, upon reasonable notice from Grantor, shall remove and relocate its facilities or equipment situated in the public rights-of-way, if such removal is necessary to prevent interference and not merely for the convenience of the Grantor, at the cost and expense of Grantee.  If Grantor orders or requests Grantee to relocate its facilities or equipment for the primary benefit of a commercial or private project, or as a result of the initial request of a commercial or private developer or other non-public entity, and such removal is necessary to prevent interference and not merely for the convenience of the Grantor or other right-of-way user, Grantee shall receive payment for the cost of such relocation as a precondition to relocating its facilities or equipment.  Grantor shall consider reasonable alternatives in designing its public works projects so as not arbitrarily to cause Grantee unreasonable additional expense in exercising its authority under this section.  Grantor shall also provide a reasonable alternative location for Grantee’s facilities. Grantor shall give Grantee written notice of vacating of a public right-of-way.  Vacating of a public right-of-way shall not deprive the Grantee of its right to operate and maintain existing facilities, until the reasonable cost of relocating the same are first paid to the Grantee.

Any person or corporation desiring to move a building or other structure along, or to make any unusual use of any street, alley, avenue, bridge, public right-of-way or public place which shall interfere with the facilities or equipment of the Grantee, shall first give notice to the Grantor and the Grantee and a pay a sum sufficient to cover the expense and damage incident to the moving of Grantee’s facilities and equipment.  
FRANCHISE FEE
During the term of the Ordi-nance/Franchise hereby granted, the Grantor has the right to impose a franchisee fee by a separate ordinance adopted by the City Council, which ordinance may not be adopted until at least ninety (90) days after Notice enclosing such a proposed ordinance has been served upon the Grantee by certified mail. Grantee shall notify the Minnesota Public Utility Commission. Grantee shall not begin collecting the franchise fee until the first full billing cycle after at least sixty (60) days after said notice has been provided to the Minnesota Public Utility Commission.
CONFIDENTIAL
INFORMATION    
Grantor acknowledges that certain information it might request pursuant to this franchise may be of a proprietary and confidential nature.  If Grantee requests that any information provided by Grantee to Grantor be kept confidential due to such proprietary or commercial value, Grantor and its employees, agents, and representatives shall maintain the confidentiality of that information, to the extent allowed by law.  If Grantor is requested or required by legal or administrative process to disclose any such confidential information, Grantor shall promptly notify Grantee of such request or requirement so that Grantee may seek an appropriate protective order or other relief.  Grantor shall use all reasonable efforts to ensure that the confidentiality of Grantee’s confidential information is maintained.

FORCE MAJEURE
It shall not be a breach or default under this franchise if either party fails to perform its obligations hereunder due to Force Majeure.  Force Majeure shall include, but not be limited to, the following:  1) physical events such as acts of God, landslides, lightning, earthquakes, fires, freezing, storms, floods, washouts, explosions, breakage or accident or necessity of repairs to machinery, equipment or distribution or transmission lines; 2) acts of others such as strikes, work-force stoppages, riots, sabotage, insurrections or wars; 3) governmental actions such as necessity for compliance with any court order, law, statute, ordinance, executive order, or regulation promulgated by a governmental authority having jurisdiction; and any other causes, whether of the kind herein enumerated or otherwise not reasonably within the control of the affected party to prevent or overcome.  Each party shall make reasonable efforts to avoid Force Majeure and to resolve such event as promptly as reasonably possible once it occurs in order to resume performance; provided, however, that this provision shall not obligate a party to settle any labor strike.

HOLD HARMLESS
Grantee, during the term of this Ordinance, agrees to save harmless Grantor from and against all claims, demands, losses and expenses arising directly out of the negligence of Grantee, its employees or agents, in the constructing, operating, and maintaining of distribution and transmission facilities or appliances of Grantee; provided, however, that Grantee need not save harmless Grantor from claims, demands, losses and expenses arising out of the negligence of Grantor, its employees or agents.

SEVERABILITY
If any clause, sentence or section of this Ordinance is deemed invalid by any judicial, regulatory or legislative body having proper jurisdiction, the remaining provisions shall not be affected.  

NON WAIVER
Any waiver of any obligation or default under this franchise shall not be construed as a waiver of any future defaults, whether of like or different character.

REPEAL CONFLICTING
ORDINANCES
This ordinance, when accepted by Grantee as provided below, shall constitute the entire agreement between the Grantor and the Grantee relating to this franchise and the same shall supersede all prior ordinances pertaining to this franchise agreement, and any terms and conditions of such prior ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. Ordinance No. 01-17 of the City of Proctor, Minnesota, is hereby repealed as of the effective date hereof.

EFFECT AND
INTERPRETATION
OF ORDINANCE
The captions which precede each section of this ordinance are for convenience in reference only and shall not be taken into consideration in the interpretation of any of the provisions of this ordinance.

EFFECTIVE DATE AND
ACCEPTANCE
This Ordinance shall become effective and be a binding contract between the Grantor and Grantee, upon its final passage and approval by Grantor, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, and upon acceptance by Grantee by written instrument within sixty (60) days of passage by the governing body, and filed with the City Clerk of the City of     Proctor, Minnesota.  The City Clerk shall sign and affix the community seal to acknowledge receipt of such acceptance, and return one copy to Grantee. If Grantee does not, within sixty (60) days following passage of this Ordinance, express in writing its objections to any terms or provisions contained therein, or reject this ordinance in its entirety, Grantee shall be deemed to have accepted this ordinance and all of its terms and conditions.

First Reading passed and approved by the City Council of the City of Proctor, Minnesota, on this 17th day of January 2017,

Second Reading: passed and approved by the City Council of the City of Proctor, Minnesota, on this 6th day of February, 2017,
_________________________
        Mayor
ATTEST:
_________________________
City Clerk/Administrator
P.J. – February 16, 2017


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: Auditory Ascent
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 3283 Strand Road, 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:
Robert Cole Grace
3283 Strand Road
Duluth, MN 55803
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:  January 19, 2017
/s/ Robert Grace,
Robert Cole Grace
Contact Name
January 4, 2017
Date
218-393-0156
Phone Number
Mailing Address:  None Provided
Email For  Official Notices:
colegrace@gmail.com
P.J. – February 9 and 16, 2017


Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WCL) hereby gives notice that it has filed an Antenna Structure Registration application, Form 854 File No. A1064660, with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the construction of a 280-foot antenna lattice tower adjacent to WCL's rail yard at 797 East Railroad Avenue in Proctor, St. Louis County, Minnesota.  The tower will include FAA Style E, dual-red and medium intensity white obstruction lighting.  Interested persons may review the application by going to www.fcc.gov/asr/applications and entering the Form 854 file number, and may raise environmental concerns about the structure by filing a Request for Environmental Review with the FCC.  Instructions for making such filings can be found at www.fcc.gov/asr/environmentalrequest, and the FCC strongly encourages interested parties to make such filings online.  The mailing address for interested parties that would prefer to file by paper copy is:  FCC Requests for Environmental Review, Attn: Ramon Williams, 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, DC  20554.  Those with questions may contact WCL's representative, Ron Callahan, at (708) 332-6227.
P.J. - February 16, 2017























ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
File No. 69DU-CV-16-2852
 
 In the Matter of the Petition of
U.S. Bank National Association in relation to Certificate of Title No. 326765 issued for land in the County of St. Louis and State of Minnesota and legally described as follows:
  Lot 19 Block 2 COLMAN’S ADDITION TO DULUTH
TO: Leroy D. Matchett and Minnesota Department of Human Services
   Upon receiving and filing the Report of the Examiner of Titles in the above-entitled matter,
   IT IS ORDERED, that you, and all persons interested, appear before this Court on February 22, 2017, at 10:10 a.m. in Room 101 of the St. Louis County Courthouse in said County, and then, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, show cause, if there is any, why this Court should not enter an Order as follows:
   That the Registrar of Titles, upon the filing of a certified copy of this Order, cancel Certificate of Title No.  326765 and enter a new Certificate of Title for land therein described in favor of U.S. Bank National Association,  free from all memorials now appearing on the present Certificate of Title, and free also from the memorial of this Order.  
  Attendance is required only by those who wish to object to the entry of the above-described Order.
   IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that this Order be served: (a) at least 10 days before the hearing 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 14 days before the hearing upon each of the above-named nonresidents by sending a copy of this Order to the nonresident’s post office address, by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested; (c) upon each of the above-named parties who cannot be found by three weeks published notice and by sending a copy of this Order at least 14 days before the hearing by first class mail to the last known address of the party and by sending another copy of this Order at least 14 days before the hearing by first class mail to the address of such party as stated on the Certificate of Title if an address is so stated; (d) upon a dissolved, withdrawn, or revoked business entity governed by Minn. Stat., Chp. 302A, 303, 317A, 322A, 322B or 323 in the manner provided by Minn. Stat. §5.25.
Dated: December 19, 2016
Approved: Examiner of Titles
By: /s/ Kimberly E. Brzezinski
Kimberly E. Brzezinski
By: /s/ Mark A. Munger
Mark A. Munger
Judge of the District Court
USSET, WEINGARDEN & LIEBO P.L.L.P
/s/ David J. Usset
David J. Usset, #111892
Attorney for Petitioner
4500 Park Glen Road, Suite 300
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416
(952) 925-3644 Telephone
(952) 925-5879 Facsimile
P.J. – January 12, 19 and 26,  2017


NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR SUMMARY ASSIGNMENT OR DISTRIBUTION AND FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS –NON-EXEMPT ESTATE
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-3

Estate of Karen Sue Skelton a/k/a Karen S. Skelton f/k/a Karen S. Randall, Decedent

  Notice is given that a petition has been filed requesting that the Estate assets be summarily assigned.
  The Petition requests the probate of an instrument purporting to be the Decedent’s last Will dated August 6, 2006 (“Will”).
  Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing.  If proper, and if no objections or claims are filed or raised, the Court may issue a decree distributing or assigning the Estate’s assets.
  It is Ordered and Notice is now given that the Petition will be heard on February 21, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., by this Court at 100 N. 5th Avenue W., Duluth, Minnesota.
  Notice is further 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 Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.
Dated: January 12, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
Jill Eichenwald
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 915
Duluth, MN, 55802
Attorney License No: 0323998
Telephone: (218) 722-5809
FAX: (218) 722-3785
Email: cdahlberg@dahlberglaw.com
P.J.  - January 19 and 26, 2017  

 Minutes Independent School District 704
Proctor, Minnesota

Regular School Board Meeting
Monday, December 12, 2016
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Ted Peterson, School Board Chair, at 7:00 p.m.
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Roll Call
MEMBERS PRESENT: James Hanson, Louise Lind, Jennifer McDonald, Ted Peterson, Larry Shelton, Margaret Taylor, and Joe Ward
MEMBERS ABSENT: None
STUDENT LIAISON MEMBERS: Boyd Billman, Adrianna Carlson, and Faith Privett
Also in Attendance: John Engelking, Superintendent
IV. Approval of Agenda
MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Margaret Taylor to approve the agenda as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
V. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of November 28, 2016.
MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by James Hanson to approve the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of November 28, 2016 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VI. Finance
MOTION: Moved by James Hanson and seconded by Jennifer McDonald to approve payment of bills dated December 12, 2016 in the amount of $145,205.15 covering checks 95685 through 95799, and to approve payrolls for November 2016 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VII. Commendations/Congratulations
A. Commended the cheerleaders and their advisor, Justine Deutschlander, for their outstanding performance in the Macy’s parade in New York City.
B. Commended Emily Vos for organizing the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center Empower Me presentation held on November 29th in the high school auditorium. This event was well attended by people from Proctor, Hermantown, and the Duluth area. The event was also featured on area network television news.
C. Commended Steve Anderson, Patti Myre, and Robin Hanson for their outstanding work helping with our annual audit and for their consistent efforts to make our finance department one we are all proud of.
D. Congratulated our Innovation Award recipients from Bay View Elementary: Beth Jauhola, Erika Bergstedt, Carli Huss, Stacy Halli, and Julie Lysher; Pike Lake Elementary: Patti Anderson, Katie Anderson, and Kristin Polo for the weeks of November 28th and December 5th respectively.
E. Congratulated and thanked Ted Peterson and Jim Hanson for their service to the students of Proctor Public Schools. Ted and Jim have served with integrity, conviction, and always with our students’ best interest in mind. A sincere thanks from Education MN Proctor, AFSCME Local 66, Local 66 Bus Drivers, the District-wide Administrative Staff, and the School Board.
VIII. Public Participation
A. Mollie Haag spoke about the Night to Shine, a prom for people with special needs, being held at Proctor High School on February 10, 2017.
B. Jim Schwarzbauer addressed the board on the possibility of Title IX issues with the proposed softball field.
IX. Consent Agenda
MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Louise Lind to approve the Consent Agenda as submitted.
Roll Call Vote: 6 – Yes (JH, LL, JM, LS, MT, JW)
0 –No
1 –Abstain (TP)
Motion approved.
A. Personnel Items
1. Approved the recommendation to hire Lynn Peterson as the Attendance and Home Visit Coordinator, effective December 8, 2016. This is a temporary part-time grant position funded by Southern St. Louis County Family Collaborative.
2. Approved the recommendation to hire Raija Kyllonen into the 18-hour per week Educational Assistant position at Bay View Elementary, effective December 13, 2016.
3. Approved the placement of Christy Case-Strohm into the 18–hour per week Educational Assistant position at Bay View Elementary, effective December 13, 2016.
4. Increased the hours of Sheri Klicka, Educational Assistant at Bay View Elementary, effective January 3, 2017.
5. Increased the hours of Melissa Ross, Educational Assistant at Bay View Elementary, effective January 3, 2017.
6. Increased the hours of Laura Haugland, Educational Assistant at Bay View Elementary, effective January 3, 2017.
7. Increased the hours of Mary Ruthenbeck, Educational Assistant at the Secondary Site, effective January 3, 2017.
8. Increased the hours of Katie Solem, Educational Assistant at Pike Lake Elementary, effective January 3, 2017.
B. Approved and adopted the second reading of suggested District policy changes.
C. Approved first reading of suggested District policy changes.
D. Approved and adopted District policies with no recommended or statutory changes.
X. Items for Individual Action
A. 2016-2017 Truth and Taxation Meeting, presentation by Business Manager Steve Anderson to Adopt the 2017 Levy of $4,041,414.04.
MOTION: Moved by James Hanson and seconded by Louise Lind to adopt the 2017 Levy of $4,041,414.04 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
B. Adopted Resolution of Accepting Gifts Received
MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Larry Shelton to Adopt Resolution of Accepting Gifts Received as submitted.
Roll Call Vote: 7– Yes (JH, LL, JM, TP, LS, MT, JW)
0– No
Motion approved.
XI. Items for Discussion/Information
A. Superintendent Update
B. Referendum Update - New informational flyers have been printed and are being distributed.
Meetings are being scheduled with the city and townships.
C. Public Relations Update
1. Items relating to the District from the Proctor Journal:
a) November 23, 2016 Edition: “Police in school during threat,” “R. Petersson receives Retired Coach Award,” “Special election wording approved,” “REA3D awards 8 grants,” “In 1916, school system changed by nine votes,” “Attitude of Gratitude,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: Emily Wojtowicz,” “Gina Cole earns Innovation Award.”
b) December 1, 2016 Edition: “School board sets 20 goals,” “Letter to Editor, Teacher criticized for election remarks,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: Shanelle Oakland,” “Holiday concerts prove popular at Bay View,” “Engelking elected to MREA Board,” “PHS grad releases new cd,” “Tenn. school bus crash brings seat belt debate to Proctor.”
c) December 7, 2016 Edition: “School budget, levy hearing Dec. 12,” “Jacob Wetterling’s classmate empowers students,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: Teran Lind,” “School continues to work toward goals,” “Redesigning classrooms to improve learning.”
2. Item relating to the District from the Duluth News Tribune:
a) “Bridging Generations: Reading Pals program in Northland schools brings students, seniors together.”
XII. Reports
A. Enrollment report for December 2016
XIII. Communications
A. School Board Comments and Observations
1. Ted Peterson and James Hanson will attend an Activity Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. As neither is on the board in January 2017, a report will be submitted in writing, or by another board member.
2. Jennifer McDonald had positive comments on the Empower Me program.
3. Joe Ward noted that Tom Ward, former board member, recently passed.
4. Ted Peterson and James Hanson have been appreciated and will be missed on the board.
5. Tonight’s choir concerts are streamed and can be watched on the school website.
B. Township and City Communications - None
XIV. Adjourn
MOTION: A motion was made by James Hanson, seconded by Ted Peterson, and unanimously approved to adjourn the meeting at 8:17 p.m.
Respectfully submitted:
__________________________
Louise Lind, Clerk
__________________________
Ted Peterson, Chair
P.J. – January 19, 2017


SUMMONS FOR THIRD-PARTY CUSTODY

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

In Re the Custody of:  Symeon Reese Bolton, DOB:  Feb 8, 2000

Anntionette D. Thorstad,
Name of Petitioner

David S. Thorstad
Name of Co-Petitioner,

and

Deceased
Name of Respondent Mother

Deceased
Name of Respondent Father

TO THE ABOVE-NAMED
Respondents:

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

The Petitioner(s) has filed a lawsuit against you to ask for custody of the following minor child(ren):

Symeon Reese Bolton,
BORN Feb. 8, 2000;

A COPY OF THE PETITION FOR THIRD PARTY CUSTODY IS SERVED ON YOU WITH THIS SUMMONS.

THIS SUMMONS IS AN OFFICIAL DOCUMENT THAT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS.  READ THIS SUMMONS AND ATTACHED PETITION CAREFULLY, IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND IT, CONTACT AN ATTORNEY FOR LEGAL ADVICE.

1.  The Petitioner has filed a lawsuit against you asking the Court to give Petitioner custody of the minor child(ren).

2.  You must serve upon Petition and file with the Court a written Answer to the Petition, and you must pay the required filing fee.

3.  You must serve your Answer upon the Petitioner within twenty (20) days of the date you were served with this Summons, not counting the day of service.  If you do not serve and file an Answer, the Court may decide custody and give Petitioner everything he or she is asking for in the attached Petition.

Dated:  December 20, 2016

/s/  Anntionette D. Thorstad
Signature of Petitioner, pro se
Street Address:  4907 Oneida
City/State/Zip:  Duluth, MN 55804
Telephone:  218-206-4184

/s/  David Thorstad
Signature of Co-Petitioner, pro se
Street Address:  4907 Oneida
City/State/Zip:  Duluth, MN 55804
Telephone:  218-206-3992

P.J. –  January 5, 12 and 19, 2017


AMENDED NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND FORMAL
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-16-330
In Re: Estate of
IRENE EMILY MARTINSON, a/k/a, IRENE MARTINSON Decedent.
  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on February 21, 2017 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at St. Louis County Courthouse, 100 North Fifth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the will of the Decedent, dated March 23, 2016 and for the appointment of Shelly Kivisto, whose address is 21-4th Street, Proctor, Minnesota 55810 and Craig Martinson, whose address is 4024 W. Arrowhead Road, Duluth, Minnesota 55811, as personal representatives 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 representatives 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 representatives or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.  
Dated: January 5, 2017
BY THE COURT
Jill Eichenwald
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist,
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Cynthia J. Capin
Attorney at Law
MN# 315345
314 W. Superior St.
Suite 310
Duluth, MN  55802
Telephone:  218-390-4939
Facsimile:   218-726-0202
Email:  cindycapin@yahoo.com
P.J. – January 19 and 26, 2017


ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
File No. 69DU-CV-16-2727
 
 In the Matter of the Petition of  Nationstar Mortgage LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, in relation to Certificate of Title No. 306644 issued for land in the County of St. Louis and State of Minnesota and legally described as follows:
  Lot 3 Block 8 PARK DRIVE DIVISION
TO: Eric J. Ramsey, Rowena G. Ramsey and State of Minnesota Department of Revenue.
   Upon receiving and filing the Report of the Examiner of Titles in the above-entitled matter,
   IT IS ORDERED, that you, and all persons interested, appear before this Court on February 8, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101 of the St. Louis County Courthouse in said County, and then, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, show cause, if there is any, why this Court should not enter an Order as follows:
   That the Registrar of Titles, upon the filing of a certified copy of this Order, cancel Certificate of Title No.  306644 and enter a new Certificate of Title for land therein described in favor of Federal National Mortgage Association, subject to existing recital and  subject to the memorials of Document Nos. 146894 and  375291, but free from all other memorials now appearing on the present Certificate of Title, and free also from the memorial of this Order.  
  Attendance is required only by those who wish to object to the entry of the above-described Order.
   IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that this Order be served: (a) at least 10 days before the hearing 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 14 days before the hearing upon each of the above-named nonresidents by sending a copy of this Order to the nonresident’s post office address, by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested; (c) upon each of the above-named parties who cannot be found by three weeks published notice and by sending a copy of this Order at least 14 days before the hearing by first class mail to the last known address of the party and by sending another copy of this Order at least 14 days before the hearing by first class mail to the address of such party as stated on the Certificate of Title if an address is so stated; (d) upon a dissolved, withdrawn, or revoked business entity governed by Minn. Stat., Chp. 302A, 303, 317A, 322A, 322B or 323 in the manner provided by Minn. Stat. §5.25.
Dated: December 6, 2016
Approved: Examiner of Titles
By: /s/ Kimberly E. Brzezinski
Kimberly E. Brzezinski
By: /s/ Mark A. Munger
Mark A. Munger
Judge of the District Court
USSET, WEINGARDEN & LIEBO P.L.L.P
/s/ David J. Usset
David J. Usset, #111892
Attorney for Petitioner
4500 Park Glen Road, Suite 300
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416
(952) 925-3644 Telephone
(952) 925-5879 Facsimile
P.J. – January 12, 19 and 26,  2017


ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
File No. 69DU-CV-16-2851
   In the Matter of the Petition of  Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for FFMLT Trust 2006-FF13, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-FF13, in relation to Certificate of Title No.  317273 issued for land in the County of St. Louis and State of Minnesota and legally described as follows:
  N1/2 of N1/2 of S1/2 of NW1/4 of NW1/4 Section 14 Township 51 North Range 14 West of the Fourth Principal Meridian.
TO: Greg Martin Lewin and Carol Marie Lewin
   Upon receiving and filing the Report of the Examiner of Titles in the above-entitled matter,
   IT IS ORDERED, that you, and all persons interested, appear before this Court on February 22, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101 of the St. Louis County Courthouse in said County, and then, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, show cause, if there is any, why this Court should not enter an Order as follows:
   That the Registrar of Titles, upon the filing of a certified copy of this Order, cancel Certificate of Title No.  317273 and enter a new Certificate of Title for land therein described in favor of Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for FFMLT Trust 2006-FF13, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-FF13, subject to existing recitals, but free from all memorials now appearing on the present Certificate of Title, and free also from the memorial of this Order.  
  Attendance is required only by those who wish to object to the entry of the above-described Order.
   IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that this Order be served: (a) at least 10 days before the hearing 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 14 days before the hearing upon each of the above-named nonresidents by sending a copy of this Order to the nonresident’s post office address, by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested; (c) upon each of the above-named parties who cannot be found by three weeks published notice and by sending a copy of this Order at least 14 days before the hearing by first class mail to the last known address of the party and by sending another copy of this Order at least 14 days before the hearing by first class mail to the address of such party as stated on the Certificate of Title if an address is so stated; (d) upon a dissolved, withdrawn, or revoked business entity governed by Minn. Stat., Chp. 302A, 303, 317A, 322A, 322B or 323 in the manner provided by Minn. Stat. §5.25.
Dated: December 19, 2016
Approved: Examiner of Titles
By: /s/ Kimberly E. Brzezinski
Kimberly E. Brzezinski
By: /s/ Mark Munger
Mark Munger
Judge of the District Court
USSET, WEINGARDEN & LIEBO P.L.L.P
/s/ David J. Usset
David J. Usset, #111892
Attorney for Petitioner
4500 Park Glen Road, Suite 300
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416
(952) 925-3644 Telephone
(952) 925-5879 Facsimile
P.J. – January 19, 26 and February 2, 2017


NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DECREE OF DESCENT OF OMITTED PROPERTY
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No.: P3-99-600226
In Re: Estate of Dorothy
Lucile Parmeter, Decedent.
   John Hilbert Parmeter (“Petitioner”) has filed a Petition for Decree of Descent of Omitted Property.  It is Ordered that on Feb. 7, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this court at Duluth, Minnesota, on the petition.   
  The petition represents that the Decedent-owned property omitted from a previous probate proceeding.  The petition requests the Court to determine the descent of such property and assign the property to the persons entitled.
  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 petition will be granted.
  Notice shall be given by publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law and by:  Mailing a copy of this Notice and Order to each interested person by United States mail at least 14 days before time set for the hearing and publishing this Notice and Order in accordance with Minn. Stat. §524.1-401(3).  
Dated:  December 27, 2016
BY THE COURT
Mark A. Munger
Judge of District Court
Amy L. Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
The Downs Law Firm
Timothy N. Downs #24119
306 West Superior Street,
Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 727-7221
downslawfirm@hotmail.com
ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER
P.J. – January 12 and 19, 2017


NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:
That default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage:

DATE OF MORTGAGE: April 17, 2006

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE:  $45,000.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Harvey L. Rudeck, deceased and Patricia A. Rudeck, a single person.

MORTGAGEE:  Minnesota Power Employees Credit Union, a Minnesota credit union

DATE AND PLACE OF FILING:  August 2, 2006 in the office of the St. Louis County Recorder, as Document No. 01025611.
 
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:  The property is legally described as follows:

Lots Six (6) and Seven (7), Section Six (6), Township Fifty-six (56) North of Range  Fourteen (14) West of the Fourth Principal Meridian, subject to easements, covenants, restrictions and mineral reservations of record, if any.

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: St. Louis County, Minnesota
Parcel Code Nos.  642-0010-00900 and 642-0010-00910
AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE:     $39,516.97
                 
THAT no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debts secured by said Mortgage, or any part thereof; that there has been compliance with all the pre-foreclosure notice and acceleration requirements of said Mortgage, and/or applicable statutes;
PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said Mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows:

DATE AND TIME OF SALE:  January 31, 2017, 10:00 a.m.

PLACE OF SALE: St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, 100 North 5th Avenue West, Room #103, Duluth, MN  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.  

REDEMPTION: This is a “voluntary foreclosure” under Minn. Stat. 582.32, et seq., conducted pursuant to a Voluntary Foreclosure Agreement between mortgagor and mortgagee dated December 16, 2016. The time allowed by law for redemption by said mortgagor, its successors or assigns is two (2) months from the date of sale. The holder of a junior lien who has filed a notice of intent to redeem may redeem in the order and manner provided in Minn. Stat. 582.32, Subd. 9, after expiration of the mortgagor’s redemption period.

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.
Dated: December 16, 2016
JOHNSON KILLEN
& SEILER, P.A.
By: /s/ Roy J. Christensen               
Roy J. Christensen, Esq.,
Atty #0302508
 230 W. Superior St., Ste. 800
Duluth, MN 55802
(218)722-6331
Attorneys for Minnesota Power Employees Credit Union

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.
P.J. – December 29, 2016 and January 5, 12 and 19, 2017


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:  The Silent Battle
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 4800 London Road, Duluth, MN 55804 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:
James Anthony Lewis Jr
 4800 London Road
Duluth, MN 55804
 United States

Darolyn Nakia Lewis
4800 London Road
Duluth, MN 55804
 United States
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:  January 8, 2017
/s/ James Lewis
Mailing Address:  None Provided
Email: darolyn.n.lewis@gmail.com
P.J. – January 12 and 19, 2017


Public Notice of
Request for Proposal
Independent School District #704, Proctor Schools (“District”) requests proposals for group insurance coverage for the health plan year beginning September 1, 2017. Proposals for self-insurance will also be considered. Sealed proposals will be accepted in paper form until 2:00 p.m. central time on Friday, March 31, 2017 at:
Superintendent
Proctor School District #704
131 9th Avenue
Proctor, MN 55810
Copies of the request for proposal and exhibits may be requested from Paul Pederson at pauldhpederson@gmail.com, and will be sent electronically at no charge. District reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities. District reserves the right to select the proposal which it determines to be in the best interest of the District.
P.J. -  January 19 and 26, 2017
 

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