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Public Notice

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-18-100


In Re: Estate of
Jerome A.  Challman,
a/k/a Jerry A.  Challman,
   Decedent.


  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on May 8, 2018 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at St. Louis County Courthouse,  100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal  probate of an instrument purporting to be the Decedent’s Will  dated June 19, 1999, and for the appointment of Mary B. Berntson, whose address is 424 North 15th Avenue East,  Duluth, MN 55812, 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: March 28, 2018
BY THE COURT
Mark A. Munger
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
e-mail: ggilbert@superiorlaw.net
ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER
P.J. – April  5 and 12, 2018

NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY


STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-18-99


Estate of Karen June Trentman fka Karen Frye,
  Decedent  


  A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court.  The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last Will (if any), and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property. 
  Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing.  If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted. 
  IT IS ORDERED and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on May 8, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., by this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota.   
1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. § 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-204. 
2.  Notice shall be given by publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law and by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date. 
Dated: March 28, 2018 
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 – April 5 and 12, 2018

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: J3 Insurance
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 405 East Superior Street, Suite 150, Duluth, MN 55802, 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:


McCaffrey Agency Group, Inc.
405 East Superior Street, 
Suite 150, Duluth, MN 55802 USA


4.  I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes.  I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
Date:  March 28, 2018
/s/ Jeffrey McCaffrey
Jeffrey McCaffrey
P.J. – April 5 and 12, 2018

Minnesota Secretary of State
Minnesota Limited Liability Company/Articles of Organization
Minnesota Statutes Chapter 322C


The individual(s) listed below who is (are each) 18 years of age or older, hereby adopt(s) the following Articles of Organization.
Article 1 – Limited Liability Company Name:   Tatiana Marie Photography, LLC
Article 2 – Registered Office and Agent(s), if any at that office:  United States Corporation Agents, Inc.  539 Bielenberg Drive #200, Woodbury, MN 55125 USA
Article 3 – Duration:  Perpetual
Article 4 – Organizers:  Tatiana Marie Alberg, 5831 Old Miller Trunk Hwy., Duluth, MN 55811-1243 USA
If you submit an attachment, it will be incorporated into this document.  If the attachment conflicts with the information specifically set forth in this document, this document supersedes the data referenced in the attachment.
By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes.  I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
Date:  March 1, 2018
/s/ Cheyenne Moseley
Contact Name
Mailing Address:  None Provided
Email For Official Notices:  onlinefilings@legalzoom.com
P.J. – April 5 and 12, 2018

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
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No.: 69-DU-PR-18-114


In Re:  Estate of Marie Louise Ronning, a/k/a Marie Ronning,
 Decedent.
   It is Ordered and Notice is given that on May 15, 2018,  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 Amanda Swanson, whose address is 5255  Dodge 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; 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: April 6, 2018
BY THE COURT
Eric Hylden
Judge of District Court 
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
ANDREW, BRANSKY & POOLE,
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. – April 12 and 19, 2018









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: Ursa Minor Brewing
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 2415 West Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55806, 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:
Ursa Minor Brewing, LLC.
2415 West Superior Street
Duluth MN 55806 USA
4.  I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes.  I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
Date:  January 2, 2018
/s/ Benjamin Hugus
Benjamin Hugus,
Manager
P.J. – January 25 and February 1, 2018


NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No.: 69DU-PR-18-21

In Re The Estate Of:  Harriet G. Skooglun,
   Decedent.
 
  A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court.  The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last will, and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property.
  Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing.  If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted.  
  IT IS ORDERED and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on February 27, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. by this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota.
(1) Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice (Minn. Stat. 524.3-204)
(2) Notice shall be given by publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law and by  delivering a copy of this Notice and Order to:  
Natalie H. Bjorklund
2725 Lincoln Drive
Roseville, MN 55113

Alice L. Paulson
3220 Lake Johanna Boulevard
Arden Hills, MN 55112
at least 14 days prior to the hearing date.
Dated: January 18, 2018
(COURT SEAL)
David M. Johnson
District Court Judge,
Probate Division
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
By Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
G.W. Harries
Atty. License No. 41440
Attorney for Petitioner
Hanft Fride, a Professional Association
1000 US Bank Place
130 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone:  (218) 722-4766
P.J. – February 1 and 8, 2018


Summary of the Proctor City Council Meeting Minutes


Summary of the Minutes of the regular Proctor City Council meeting held on January 2, 2018 in the Community Center Council Chambers.

Mayor Larson called the meeting to order 6:03 pm.
MEMBERS PRESENT:
Councilors Troy DeWall, Gary Nowak, Jim Schwarzbauer, Jake Benson and Mayor Phil Larson.
OTHERS PRESENT:
Administrator Mark Casey, Deputy Clerk Jennifer Crown, Attorney Chelsea Helmer (John Bray’s representative), Chief Gaidis, Linnea Wiita, Robin Hansen, Midway Township Supervisor Jim Aird, Kathy Hannan, Nick Greenwood, Fire Dept. Chief Kerry Helquist, Chris and Michelle Tabbert and Russell Habermann.
  Motion by Jim Schwarzbauer, seconded by Troy DeWall and carried (5-0): To approve the December 18, 2017 Council Meeting Minutes.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by Mayor Larson and carried (5-0): To approve the agenda for January 2, 2018.
  Motion by Mayor Larson, seconded by Nowak, and carried (4-0, Benson abstained): To designate the Proctor Journal as the official city newspaper, and the Duluth News Tribune as the alternate.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Schwarzbauer, and carried (5-0): To designate the 1st National Bank of Proctor, Proctor Federal Credit Union, MN 4M Fund, RBC Capital Markets, RBC Dain Rauscher (Fire Relief), Northland Securities, PMA Network (4M Fund) as the official depositories for the City of Proctor.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by Schwarzbauer: To approve the 2018 Official Designations. Jake Benson amended the motion to add John Bray as the City Attorney, Nowak and Schwarzbauer amended the original motion and carried (5-0).
  Motion by Mayor Larson, seconded by DeWall, and carried (4-0, Nowak abstaining): To appoint Gary Nowak to the position of Deputy Mayor.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by Mayor Larson, and carried 4-0, Schwarzbauer abstained):  To appoint Jim Schwarzbauer as council representative to the Street Department Committee.
  Motion by Mayor Larson, seconded by DeWall and carried (5-0): To appoint Mayor Larson and Gary Nowak as council representatives to the Liquor Control Committee.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried (5-0): To appoint Mayor Larson and Troy DeWall as council representatives to the Public Safety Committee.
  Motion by Mayor Larson, seconded by DeWall and carried (4-0, Nowak abstained): To appoint Gary Nowak as council representative to the Parks & Recreation Committee.
?  Motion by Nowak, seconded by  DeWall and carried (4-0, Schwarzbauer abstained): To appoint Jim Schwarzbauer as council representative to the Beautification & Trees Committee.  The discussion was that no motion was needed in regard to the Planning and Zoning Committee.
  Motion by Mayor Larson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0, Benson abstained): To appoint Jake Benson as council representative to the Cable TV Commission.  The discussion was that no motion was needed in regard to the Proctor Economic Development Authority.
  Motion made by Schwarzbauer, seconded by Mayor Larson, and carried (4-0, Nowak abstained):  To approve to keep Gary Nowak on the Proctor Golf Board.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by Mayor Larson and carried (4-0, Schwarzbauer abstained): To approve to add “Mayor” and “Administrator” and to keep one council member, Jim Schwarzbauer on the Personnel Committee.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried (5-0): To appoint Jake Benson, until a replacement is found, as a council representative to the Public Charitable Trust Fund Board.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0, Schwarzbauer abstained): To appoint councilor Jim Schwarzbauer to the Tourism Committee.
  Motion by Mayor Larson, seconded by DeWall and carried (3-0, 2 abstained, Mayor Larson and Gary Nowak: To appoint Mayor Phillip Larson and Alternate, Gary Nowak as the MIC Representatives.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0, Schwarzbauer abstained): To appoint Jim Schwarzbauer and Alternate Jake Benson as the ACTS Representative.
  Motion by Benson, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried (5-0): To approve the Agreement for Professional Services Between the City of Proctor and the South St. Louis Soil & Water Conservation District.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by DeWall, and carried (5-0): To adopt Resolution 54-17 Vacating Utility Easement.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Benson: To approve Resolution 01-18 Appointing Fire Chief Kerry Helquist.
  Motion by DeWall and seconded by Mayor Larson and carried: To close the City Council Meeting at 6:43 p.m. to discuss Land Purchase Agreement of Parcels Number 185024000540 and 185024000545 under Minnesota State Statute Number 13.D3b(c), and Employee Contract per the Public Employee Labor Relations Act.
The meeting was reopened to the general public at 7:08 p.m.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Schwarzbauer, and carried (5-0): To table the Land Purchase Agreement.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by DeWall and carried (5-0): To approve the contract for Robin Hansen as the Confidential Administrative Assistant.
Member Concerns: Schwarzbauer expressed disagreement that some of the items in the Spirit Mountain Recreation Authority Master Plan update were not beneficial to winter activities. There was discussion to meet with the Duluth Mayor.
  Motion by Mayor Larson, and seconded by Schwarzbauer, and carried (4-0) to approve all the bills totaling $93,538.42. Jake Benson abstained on voting on the Proctor Journal bill.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by DeWall and carried (5-0):  To adjourn the City Council meeting at 7:43 p.m.
The foregoing is a summary of the meeting minutes. A complete copy may be obtained during regular business hours.
Mark Casey,
City Administrator
P. J. – February 1, 2018


NOTICE OF AND ORDER
 HEARING ON PETITION
FOR FORMAL PROBATE
OF COPY 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-18-24
In Re: Estate of
DORLA D. PETERSON,
Decedent.

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on March 6, 2018 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 October 24, 1996, and for the appointment of Gregory S. Anderson, whose address is 5063 Alpine Drive, 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: January 22, 2018
BY THE COURT
Sally Tarnowski
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Olson Law, PLLC
Karen J. Olson
MN# 300354
2002 W Superior St
PO Box 16873
Duluth MN 55816-0873
Telephone: (218)727-8557
Facsimile: (218)727-8558
e-mail: kolson@kjolaw.net
ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER
P.J. – February 1 and 8, 2018

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

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No.: 69DU-PR-18-23

In Re: Estate of
HERRICK HELLEM,
Decedent.

  BOZENA HELLEM (“Petitioner”) has filed a Petition for Determination of Descent.
  It is Ordered that on February 27, 2018, 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 died intestate more than three (3) years ago leaving property in Minnesota. The petition requests the Court 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 the time set for the hearing.
Dated: January 18, 2018
BY THE COURT
David M. Johnson
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Olson Law, PLLC
Karen J. Olson
MN# 300354
2002 W Superior St
PO Box 16873
Duluth MN 55816-0873
Telephone: (218) 727-8557
Facsimile: (218) 727-8558
e-mail: kolson@kjolaw.net
ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER
P.J. – January 25 and February 1, 2018


ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE IN PROCEEDINGS SUBSEQUENT TO INITIAL REGISTRATION

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. 69DU-CV-17-3094
Case type:  14 Other Civil – Torrens

In the matter of the Petition of
WESTERN NATIONAL BANK
For new Certificate of Title
After Mortgage Foreclosure
(Certificate of Title Nos. 318312.0 and 342536.0)    
 
Lot Four (4); Lots Five (5) and Six (6), EXCEPT the Northerly One Hundred feet (N’ly 100’) thereof, Lots Seven (7) and Eight (8), EXCEPT the Southerly One Hundred feet (S’ly 100’) thereof; and all of Lot Nine (9), all in Block Five (5), HOMEWOOD GARDEN TRACTS, according to the recorded plat thereof, on file and of record in the office of the Registrar of Titles, St. Louis County, Minnesota.

 TO: James Vincent Erlemeier.
  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 28th day of February, 2018, at 10:40 a.m. in Room 101 of the St. Louis County Courthouse, 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, MN 55802, 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, cancel Certificate of Title Nos. 318312.0 and 342536.0, and enter new Certificates of Title for the land therein described in favor of Western National Bank. The new Certificates of Title should contain only the following memorials: 309855 and 318851 (Certificate of Title 318312.0).
  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 to Show Cause 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. Chapters 302A, 303, 317A, 321, 322B, or 323A in the manner provided by Minn. Stat. § 5.25. [Note: return date on the Order to Show Cause must be at least 30 days after date of mailing by the Secretary of State.]
Dated:  January 11, 2018
Approved:
By: /s/ Kimberly E. Brzezinski
Kimberly E. Brzezinski
Examiner of Titles
By: /s/ Mark A. Munger
Mark A. Munger
JUDGE OF THE
DISTRICT COURT
Attorney’s Name:
Robert R. Kanuit,
Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A.
Attorney Reg. #: 0252530
Address: 302 West Superior  Street,
Suite 700,
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone: 218.725.6836
Facsimile: 218.725.6800
Email: rkanuit@fryberger.com
P.J. – January 25 and February 1, 2018


NOTICE OF LIEN SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ON Feb. 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at BTD Mini Storage, 5607 Waseca St., 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 Unit #263
Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessory lien claimed by BTD Mini Storage pursuant to section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Mark Fairbanks, 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 $360.00 exclusive of the costs of sale.
Dated at Duluth, Minnesota, this 22nd day of Jan. 2018.
P.J. – February 1, 8 and 15, 2018


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: Spirit Valley Agency, Inc.
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 31 N. 21st Ave. West Duluth MN 55806 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:
Dwight Swanstrom Company
31 N. 21st Ave. West
Duluth MN 55806 USA
4.  I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes.  I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
Date:  January 25, 2018
/s/ Matthew Bauer
Matthew Bauer,
Contact Name
Mailing Address:  None Provided
Email Address for Official Notices:  mbauer@dwightswanstrom.com
P.J. – February 1 and 8, 2018


Minnesota Secretary of State
AMENDED
CERTIFICATE OF
ASSUMED NAME
Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333

1.  List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Salmela Talent
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 209 Rockridge Circle 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:
Salmela Talent, Inc.
209 Rockridge Circle
Duluth, MN 55804 USA
4.  This certificate is an amendment of Certificate of Assumed Name File Number 952960800028 originally filed on: 6/5/2017.
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:  January 26, 2018
/s/ Cory Salmela
Cory Salmela
P.J. – February 1 and 8, 2018


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: Corktown Deli and Brews
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 1906 West Superior Street Duluth MN 55806 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:
Corktown, LLC
2210 West 13th Street
Duluth MN 55806 USA
4.  I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes.  I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
Date:  October 6, 2017
/s/ Thomas D. Hanson
Thomas D. Hanson,
President
P.J. – February 1 and 8, 2018


Minutes Independent School District No. 704 - Proctor, Minnesota

Organizational School
Board Meeting
Monday, January 8, 2018

I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Jennifer McDonald, School Board Vice 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: Adrianna Carlson, Toni Moberg, and Faith Privett
Also in Attendance: John Engelking, Superintendent and Stephen Anderson, Business Manager
IV. Election of Chairperson
Nominations opened for Chairperson of the Board. Jennifer McDonald served as Chair of the Board during the past year. Brian Billman nominated Joe Ward. Larry Shelton nominated Jennifer McDonald. There were no other nominations. VOTE: Joe Ward received four votes (Billman, Bryant, Taylor, Ward); Jennifer McDonald received three votes (Lind, McDonald, Shelton).
Joe Ward was elected Chairperson of the Board.
Jennifer McDonald turned the meeting over to Chairperson Joe Ward.
V. Election of Vice Chairperson/Treasurer of the Board
Nominations opened for Vice Chairperson/Treasurer of the Board. Larry Shelton served as Vice Chair/Treasurer during the past year. Margaret Taylor nominated Jennifer McDonald. There were no other nominations.
Jennifer McDonald was the only candidate nominated for the office of Vice Chairperson/Treasurer.  She was declared elected by acclamation.
VI. Election of Clerk
Nominations opened for Clerk of the Board. Louise Lind served as Clerk during the past year. Larry Shelton nominated Louise Lind. There were no other nominations.
Louise Lind was the only candidate nominated for the office of Clerk. She was declared re-elected by acclamation.
VII. Bonding of Designated District Positions
The District has included $100,000 as a blanket bond for all positions under the current insurance carrier, thus a separate bond is not necessary.
MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Brian Billman, to bond the designated district positions.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VIII. Designation of Official Depositories
Designated the First National Bank of Proctor, the Proctor Federal Credit Union, PMA Financial Network, Prudent Man Advisors, Members Cooperative Credit Union, and PFM/Minnesota School District Liquid Asset Fund as the official depositories for ISD 704.
MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Larry Shelton, to designate the First National Bank of Proctor, the Proctor Federal Credit Union, PMA Financial Network, Prudent Man Advisors, Members Cooperative Credit Union, and PFM/Minnesota School District’s Liquid Asset Fund as the official depositories for ISD 704.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
IX. Board Member Compensation
Set Board Member compensation for 2018-2019. Compensation has been: (1) $40 per meeting; (2) $90 per month for Chair; and (3) $50 per month for Clerk.
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Louise Lind, to set Board Member compensation for 2018-2019 at (1) $50 per meeting; (2) $100 per month for Chair; and (3) $60 per month for Clerk.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
X. Designation of Official Newspaper Designated the Proctor Journal as the official newspaper of the District.
MOTION: Moved by Margaret Taylor and seconded by Brian Billman, to designate the Proctor Journal as the official newspaper of the District.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
XI. Electronic Transfer Authorization
Designated electronic transfer authorization to John Engelking OR Stephen W. Anderson OR Robin Hanson.
MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Louise Lind, to designate electronic transfer authorization to John Engelking OR Stephen W. Anderson OR Robin Hanson.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
XII. Bank Signature Authorization
A. Designated the following individuals as authorized signers for district accounts at the First National Bank of Proctor:
General Fund Checking Account #020065: Board Chairperson AND Board Clerk as check signers: Stephen W. Anderson OR Robin Hanson for all other non-cash transactions
Petty Cash Account #020081: John Engelking OR Stephen W. Anderson OR Robin Hanson
Elementary Extracurricular Account #020057: John Engelking OR Stephen W. Anderson OR Robin Hanson
High School Activity Account #020248: Tim Rohweder OR Dan Stauber OR Barb Rands
Flex Account #51-2749: John Engelking OR Stephen W. Anderson OR Robin Hanson
MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Larry Shelton, to designate the following individuals as authorized signers for district accounts at the First National Bank of Proctor: General Fund Checking Account #020065: Board Chairperson AND Board Clerk as check signers Stephen W. Anderson OR Robin Hanson for all other non-cash transactions Petty Cash Account #020081: John Engelking OR Stephen W. Anderson OR Robin Hanson
Elementary Extracurricular Account #020057: John Engelking OR Stephen W. Anderson OR Robin Hanson
High School Activity Account #020248: Tim Rohweder OR Dan Stauber OR Barb Rands Flex Account #51-2749: John Engelking OR Stephen W. Anderson OR Robin Hanson
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
B. Designated the following individuals as authorized signers for district accounts at the Proctor Federal Credit Union: John Engelking OR Stephen W. Anderson.
MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Brian Billman, to designate the following individuals as authorized signers for district accounts at the Proctor Federal Credit Union: John Engelking OR Stephen W. Anderson.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
C. Designated the following individuals as authorized signers for district accounts at the Members Cooperative Credit Union: John Engelking OR Stephen W. Anderson.
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Louise Lind, to designate the following individuals as authorized signers for district accounts at the Members Cooperative Credit Union: John Engelking OR Stephen W. Anderson.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
XIII. School Board Meeting Schedule
Set School Board Meeting dates and locations for 2018. Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each month except during July and December, when only one meeting is held on the second Monday. Meetings are held in the Multi-Purpose Room at Bay View Elementary and the Media Center at Pike Lake Elementary.
2018 Board Meeting Schedule:
January: 1/8 (PHS) and 1/22 (PL)
February: 2/12 (PHS) and 2/26 (PL)
March: 3/12 (PHS) and 3/26 (PL)
April: 4/9 (PHS) and 4/23 (PL)
May: 5/14 (PHS) and 5/28 (PL)
June: 6/11 (PHS) and 6/25 (PL)
July: 7/9 (PHS)
August: 8/13 (PHS) and 8/27 (PL)
September: 9/10 (PHS) and 9/24 (PL)
October: 10/8 (PHS) and 10/22 (PL)
November: 11/12 (PHS) and 11/26 (PL)
December: 12/10 (PHS)
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Jennifer McDonald, to set school board meeting dates for 2018 on the second and fourth Monday of each month beginning at 7:00 p.m. with the exception of July and December where only one meeting is held on the second Monday.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
XIV. Designation of School Attorney
Designated Maggie Wallner of Kennedy & Graven, Chartered and Bob Zallar of Johnson, Killen & Seiler as the official school board attorneys.
Designated the Superintendent and Business Manager as the two District individuals authorized to contact our school district attorney.
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Brian Billman, to designate Maggie Wallner of Kennedy & Graven, Chartered and Bob Zallar of Johnson, Killen & Seiler as the Official school board attorneys and designate the Superintendent and Business Manager as the two District individuals authorized to contact our school district attorney.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
XV. Board Member Committee Assignments
Review and update committee assignments.
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Jennifer McDonald, to postpone
updating committee assign-ments to the January 22nd School Board meeting.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
XVI. Adjourn
MOTION: A motion was made by Jennifer McDonald, seconded by Brian Billman, and unanimously approved to adjourn the meeting at 7:18 p.m.
Respectfully submitted:
____________________________
Louise Lind, Clerk
____________________________
Joe Ward, Chair
P.J. – February 1, 2018

Regular School Board Meeting
Monday, January 8, 2018

I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Joe Ward, School Board Chair at 7:19 p.m.
II. Roll Call
Members Present: Brian Billman, Kris Bryant, Louise Lind, Jennifer McDonald, Larry Shelton, Margaret Taylor, and Joe Ward
Student Liaison Members: Adrianna Carlson, Toni Moberg, and Faith Privett
Also in Attendance: John Engelking, Superintendent and Business Manager Stephen Anderson
III. Approval of Agenda
MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Kris Bryant to approve the agenda as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
IV. Approval of Minutes of Regular School Board Meeting of December 11, 2017.
MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Larry Shelton to approve the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of December 11, 2017 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
V. Finance
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Louise Lind, to approve the payment of bill dated December 14, 2017 in the amount of $7,106.85 covering check 98959; approve the payment of bills dated December 27, 2017 in the amount of $153,121.51 covering checks 98960 through 99085; approve the payment of bills dated January 8, 2018 in the amount of $2,040,648.26 covering checks 99086 through 99190 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VI. Commendations/Congrat-ulations
A. Commended our students and music directors for their outstanding performances during their holiday concerts at the High School and Middle School, Bay View and Pike Lake.
B. Commended advisor Chad Eichers and the High School Student Council for raising over $1,624 for gifts for Bay View and Pike Lake elementary students.
C. Congratulated Brody Eldien for being named by the Minnesota Basketball News to the top 50 Class AA Players list for the 2017-2018 season.
D. Commended Ted Kiefat, Rails TV staff and students, in their efforts to bring student activities to the public.
E. Congratulated Sarah Klyve for being named the Proctor Public Schools Irving Community Foundation Innovation Award recipient for the week of December 11, 2017.
F. Congratulated Proctor senior, John Pioro, for making 1,000 points in his career in Proctor High School Basketball. John is the 10th player to have surpassed the 1,000-point mark in Proctor Basketball.
G. Congratulated Noah Dennis for being named the Proctor Public Schools Irving Community Foundation Innovation Award recipient for the week of January 7, 2018.
H. Congratulated the Mirage organization for their very successful 20th reunion celebration.
I. Commended DECA in their efforts with fundraising for the playground equipment for the “Playground for Everybody”.
VII. Public Participation
A. Rails TV - Ted Kiefat commended the students and commented that Rails TV would not be possible without their help. This year the holiday concerts were on Rails TV, along with sporting events.
B. Molly Haag - Night to Shine on February 9, 2018 has 114 attendees signed up. Capacity is 150 attendees, which will need 286 volunteers. They still need 140 additional volunteers.
VIII. Consent Agenda
MOTION: Moved by Margaret Taylor and seconded by Jennifer McDonald, to approve the consent agenda as submitted.
A. Personnel Items
1. Approved the request for a medical leave of absence for Anna Estep, secondary English teacher, beginning approximately February 14, 2018 through April 20, 2018.
2. Approved the request for a medical leave of absence for Ashley Brooks, kindergarten teacher at Bay View Elementary, beginning approximately February 16, 2018 through May 18, 2018.
3. Approved the request for a medical leave of absence for Bobby McCarthy, educational assistant at the secondary site, beginning approximately March 1, 2018 through June 1, 2018.
4. Approved the request for a medical leave of absence for Erin Cuneo, kindergarten teacher at Bay View Elementary, beginning approximately April 10, 2018 through June 4, 2018.
5. Approved the request for a medical leave of absence for Katie Sandor, music teacher at the secondary site, beginning January 16, 2018 through February 15, 2018.
6. Approved the placement of Michael Dosh into the 14-hour per week evening custodian position at Bay View Elementary effective January 2, 2018.
7. Created a 10-hour per week evening weekend custodian position at the secondary site and Bay View Elementary due to increased custodial needs effective January 8, 2018
8. Created a 28-hour per week Educational Assistant position at Pike Lake Elementary due to increased special education needs effective January 8, 2018.
9. Approved the recommendation to hire James Joyce into the 10-hour per week evening weekend custodian position at the secondary site and Bay View Elementary effective January 8, 2018.
10. Approved the recommendation to hire Chantelle Anderson as the assistant softball coach 2 effective March 1, 2018.
11. Approved Zachary LaFond-Hudson as a volunteer for Nordic skiing for the 2017-2018 school year.
12. Approved the following sixth assignments for the second semester of the 2017-2018 school year:
• Kristen Kilpo - 7th Grade Coding
• Todd Clark - 8th Grade Strategic Gaming
• Gina Mogen - 6th Grade Hooked on Books I
• Bill Stafford - 6th Grade Digital Journalism
• Anna Sederski - 7th Grade Hooked on Books II
• Josh Gookins - 6th Grade LEGO Robotics
• Leah Moore - 7th Grade Animal Science
• Leah Gagne - 8th Grade Makerspace
•Jeff Laspi - 8th Grade Intro to Sports Fitness
• Brianne Johnson - Concepts of Science 8
• Zach LaFond-Hudson - Science 9 Concepts
• Tyler Blom - Small Engines
• Steve Johnson - Women in Technology
• Robb Winterfeld - Advanced Graphic Design
• Betsy Allen - Special Education
• Danielle Wines - Concepts of Science 8
IX. Items for Individual Action
A. Adopted Resolution of Accepting Gifts Received.
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Jennifer McDonald, to Adopt Resolution of Accepting Gifts as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
B. Approved proposed Community Education wage increase for licensed behind-the-wheel instructors from $25.00 per hour to $30.00 per hour effective January 1, 2018.
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Louise Lind, to approve proposed Community Education wage increase for licensed behind-the-wheel instructors from $25.00 per hour to $30.00 per hour effective January 1, 2018 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
X. Items for Discussion/Information
A. Superintendent Update
B. Update on the Arena and Event Center Project - Ceiling girders are being installed.
Construction has continued through the sub-zero weather.
C. Draft calendars for 2018-2019 will be discussed at the January 22nd Board meeting.
D. There are MSBA Workshops (new Board Chair and Vice Chair Workshops) and negotiations seminars scheduled. Board members should contact Lori Johnson to register.
E. Public Relations Update
1. Items Relating to the District from the Proctor Journal:
a) December 14, 2017 Edition: “SRO talks moving forward,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: Bridger Zakovich,” “Winter Activities Day for EveryBODY Saturday,” “Tickets on sale for REA3D by Candlelight Dinner.”
b) December 21, 2017 Edition: “1990 PHS grad, dog found dead in Saginaw cabin, Carbon monoxide poisoning suspected,” “Broken sprinkler ends school early,” “REA3D awards five grants,” “PHS Choir on Christmas CD,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: Faith Privett,” “Patnaude, Stover perform Jazz Fest,” “Five picked from PHS to perform at UWS Chorfest,” “Natalie Blevins earns foundation scholarship,” “Proctor Schools hit by ransom ware.”
c) December 28, 2017 Edition: “With voters help - School tax levy at 21.8%,” “Five extracurricular school advisors hired,” “Proctor High School – Student of the Week: Audrey Kellar,” “Proctor Middle School math team first in league, 19th in state,” “Early Childhood Screening sign-up deadline Jan. 11.”
d) January 4, 2018 Edition: “John Pioro joins 1,000 point club,” “102 Bay View students recognized for character,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: Victoria Pellett.”
2. Item relating to the District from the Duluth News Tribune:
a) December 15, 2017 Edition: “Proctor schools hit by ransom ware attack.”
XI. Reports
A. Enrollment Report for January 2018
B. Staff Development Committee met on January 4, 2018 and discussed the January 15, 2018 Professional Learning Day.
XII. Communications
A. School Board Comments and Observations
1. REA3Ds Candlelight Dinner is on February 23, 2018. Sam Cook is the keynote speaker.
2. The fire pit and Santa’s presence at the Pike Lake Elementary forest after the Christmas program was a popular and well received event.
3. The Mirage 20-year celebration was a wonderful event to celebrate our girls hockey program.
4. Joe Ward thanked Jennifer McDonald for the exemplary job she did this past year as board chair.
B. Student Liaison Board Member Comments
1. Commend and congratulate the School Board for supporting the Student Council’s fundraising efforts for elementary student gifts.
2. There are some issues with Chrome book being blocked and students not being able to use sites that they need.
C. Township and City Communications - None
XIII. Adjourn
MOTION: A motion was made by Kris Bryant, seconded by Larry Shelton, and unanimously approved to adjourn the meeting at 8:53 p.m.
Respectfully submitted:
_______________________
Louise Lind, Clerk
_______________________
Joe Ward, Chair
P.J. – February 1, 2018


NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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

Date: January 29, 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT:
Default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage:
DATE OF MORTGAGE: April 16, 2004
ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $36,000.00
MORTGAGOR(S): Fred P. Smith, a single person
MORTGAGEE: Miners National Bank of Eveleth
DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Recorded on June 8, 2004, as Document No. 777359.0, in the office of the Registrar of Titles of St. Louis County, Minnesota, as modified.
ASSIGNMENT(S) OF MORT-GAGE:  Mortgage assumed by Margaret Ann Nelson, a single person, pursuant to that certain Assumption Agreement dated April 20, 2016.

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
Lot 8, Block 3, Hoyt Lakes Subdivision No. 1, St. Louis County, Minnesota.

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

THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE AS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE: $19,635.82
 
  THAT no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; that there has been compliance with all pre-foreclosure notice and acceleration requirements of said mortgage, and/or applicable statutes including the requisites of Minn. Stat. § 580.02;
 
 PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property in St. Louis County will be sold by the Sheriff of St. Louis County at public auction as follows:

DATE AND TIME OF SALE: March 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
PLACE OF SALE: St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, 100 North Fifth 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. The time allowed by law for redemption by said mortgagor, her personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months from the date of sale, unless reduced to five (5) weeks under Minnesota Statutes, Section 582.032.
  TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, unless otherwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mortgagor(s) must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30, or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23, the time to vacate the property is 11:59 p.m. on September 21, 2018.

MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: None

THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

MINERS NATIONAL
BANK OF EVELETH
By Robert R. Kanuit,
#0252530
Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith
& Frederick, P.A.
302 West Superior Street,
Suite 700
Duluth, Minnesota 55802-1863
(218) 722-0861

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE FORECLOSURE DATA

(1) Street Address, city and zip code of mortgaged premises: 115 Yorkshire Road, Hoyt Lakes, MN 55750
(2) Transaction agent (if applicable); residential mortgage servicer; and lender or broker: Miners National Bank of Eveleth
(3) Tax parcel identification number(s): 142-0010-00410
(4) Transaction Agent’s mortgage ID number (MERS number): Not applicable
(5) Name of mortgage originator: Miners National Bank of Eveleth
P.J. – February 1, 8, 15, 22 and March 1 and 8, 2018


FOREIGN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE’S NOTICE OF INTENTION TO EXERCISE ALL POWERS OF A LOCAL PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AS TO ASSETS IN MINNESOTA AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No.: 69DU-PR-18-22

In Re: Estate of Joanne C. Raihala,
    Decedent.
   
   Notice is given that John W. Raihala, residing at 4713 Sherwood Road, Madison, WI 23711 is the domiciliary foreign personal representative (“Personal Representative”) for the estate of Joanne C. Raihala a resident of the State of Indiana.
  On January 17, 2018, the Personal Representative filed with the Court a document stating an intention to exercise, as to assets in Minnesota, all powers of a local personal representative and to maintain actions and proceedings in Minnesota in accordance with Minn. Stat. 524.4-205.
    Notice is also given that any Minnesota creditor who objects to the Personal Representative’s exercise of power over assets in Minnesota must file a written objection within sixty (60) days from the Personal Representative’s filing. If no ojections are filed, the representative may,  after the expiration of the sixty (60) day period, exercise all powers of a local personal representative.
Dated: January 18, 2018
BY THE COURT
Eric Hylden
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
MAKI & OVEROM, LTD
Raymond J. Peterson
MN# 0312538
31 W. Superior Street, Suite 402
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone: 218-726-0805
Facsimile: 218-726-0823
e-mail: rpeterson@makiandoverom.com
ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER
P.J. - January 25 and February 1, 2018


NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-16-353

Estate of Evelyn Handris,
   Decedent

   A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the 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 February 27, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., by this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue W., Duluth, Minnesota.
1.  Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. §524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-204.
2. Notice shall be given by publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law and by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date.
Dated: January 16, 2018
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
David M. Johnson
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Christopher A. Dahlberg
Dahlberg Law Office, P.A.
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 25 and February 1, 2018











































































































































































































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-17-299

In Re:  Estate of
VERA VIOLA GOODROW, a/k/a VERA V. GOODROW,
   Decedent,

   It is Ordered and Notice is given that on January 16, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at St. Louis County Courthouse, 100 North  5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the  formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Decedent’s Will dated February 19, 1982, and Codicil  dated June 7,  2017, and for the appointment of   Kent Gene Messmer, whose address is 2030 Rimrock Road, Billings, Montana 59102  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: November 30, 2017
BY THE COURT
Shaun R. Floerke
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
P.J. – December 7 and 14, 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-17-300

Estate of Lorraine L. Rawn, Decedent.

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on Jan. 16, 2018, 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 August 11, 1966 (“Will”), and for the appointment of Linda J. Rolfe, whose address is 6252 Heritage Road, Duluth, MN 55804 and Judith Johnson, whose address is 6270 Heritage Road, Duluth, MN 55804 as Personal Representatives of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration.  Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing.  If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representatives will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay 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:  December 1, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
Shaun R. Floerke
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Attorney For Petitioners
Jacob J. Baker
Attorney License No.  0302004
Hanft Fride, P.A.
1000 U.S. Bank Place
130 West Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 722-4766
Fax:  (218) 529-2401
P.J. – December 7 and 14, 2017


NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION
 OF INTESTACY,
DETERMINATION OF
HEIRSHIP,
APPOINTMENT OF
ADMINISTRATOR AND
NOTICE TO CREDITORS

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-294

Estate of J. Patrick App, a/k/a Joseph P. App and Joseph Patrick App,
   Decedent

   It is Ordered and Notice is given that on January 2, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North Fifth Avenue West Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Mary Ann McQuade, whose address is 311 Second Avenue, Two Harbors, MN 55616 as Administrator 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 Administrator will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate.
   Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Administrator or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred.
Dated: November 27, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
David M Johnson
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Stefanie Higgins
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Bryan N. Anderson
Bryan N. Anderson, J.D., P.C.
4401 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55804
Attorney License No:  120467
Telephone:  (218) 525-5922
Fax:  (218) 525-5976
P.J. – December 7 and 14, 2017


NOTICE OF
PUBLIC HEARING

ON THE VACATING OF A
UTILITY EASEMENT
AND
UNIMPROVED ROAD 3rd Street
CITY OF PROCTOR,
ST. LOUIS COUNTY,
 MINNESOTA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a motion passed on November 20, 2017, the City Council of the City of Proctor, Minnesota (the “Issuer”) will meet on Monday, December 18, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as reasonably possible, in the Community Center Council Chambers, 100 Pionk Drive in Proctor, Minnesota, for the purpose of conducting a public hearing on (i) vacating a 30’ utility easement, and (ii) the vacating of portions of property and unimproved road along Almac Drive Proctor MN,
Legal Description:     (i) Easement for utilities running in favor of the City of Proctor, described as the southerly 30' of Lot 22 Blk 1 of Kingsbury Addition to Proctor, running 537.9’ feet of thereof.
   (ii) The Northerly 22’ and southerly 22’ of Third Street South running perpendicular to Almac Drive for 125 feet and ending at Lot 22 Block 1 of Kingsbury Addition to Proctor, Minnesota are hereby vacated and ownership thereof shall accrue to the adjacent property owners.  The City hereby expressly reserves the middle 22’ as a public right-of-way. All persons interested and wishing to comment, may appear and be heard at the time and place set forth above or may submit written comments to the Administrator in advance of the hearing.

By Order of the City Council of Proctor.
Mark Casey
City Administrator
P.J. - December 7 and 14, 2017



NOTICE OF
PUBLIC HEARING
City of Proctor
Planning and Zoning Commission
Monday, December 18, 2017
5:00 p.m.

Notice is hereby given that the City of Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing to consider the following:

At 5:00 p.m.: An application from Kevin Field for a variance from the City Code 1002.03 Subd. 2, (A) General Setback Requirements which states that the Minimum Side Yard Depth, in an C-1 district, is 5 feet.  Additionally, Mr. Field is applying for a variance from the City Code 1002.0303 Subd. 2, (A) General Setback Requirements which states that the Minimum Back Yard Depth, in a C-1 district, is 25 feet. These variances are being requested to build a storage facility on this property.

Kevin Field is requesting a variance of 3 feet from the required 5 feet side variance, and a variance of 10 feet from the required 25 feet rear yard setback.

Legal Description:
   Parcel 185-0110-01760

Common Property Description:
     212 4th Street    

The hearing will be conducted (public input taken, Commission discussion and their action to approve or deny this request) by the Proctor Planning & Zoning Commission at a meeting, Monday, December 18, 2017 at the Proctor Community Center, Council Chambers, 100 Pionk Drive. Application, site plan and responses to variance criteria are available at City Hall for inspection. Persons wishing to comment on the variance may do so in person at the hearing, or in writing by addressing their comments to either the City Administrator or Building Official, 100 Pionk Drive, Proctor, or by calling 624-3641 prior to the meeting.

By Order of the Planning & Zoning Commission of Proctor.
Mark Casey
City Administrator
P.J.- December  7, 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: Michaela Rai
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 430 N. 60th Ave. W., Duluth, MN 55807 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:
Michaela R. Lemke
430 N. 60th Ave. W.
Duluth, MN 55807 USA
4.  I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes.  I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
Date:  November 29, 2017
/s/ Michaela Lemke
Mailing Address:  None Provided
Email Address for Official Notices:  michaela.houser@gmail.com
P.J. – December 7and 14, 2017


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
AND CLAIMANTS OF
PROJECT LULU

In accordance with Minnesota Statute §317A.727, Project Lulu, a Minnesota nonprofit corporation (the “Corporation”), hereby gives the following notice to known creditors and claimants of the Corporation whose address is unknown and to unknown present, future or contingent creditors and claimants of the Corporation.

1. The Corporation has dissolved and is in the process of winding up its affairs.

2. The Corporation has filed a Notice of Dissolution with the Minnesota Secretary of State.

3. The Notice of Dissolution was filed on November 21, 2017.

4. The address of the office to which written claims against the Corporation must be presented is 2109 Minnesota Avenue, Duluth, MN 55802.

5. All claims must be received at the above-mentioned address within ninety (90) days after the first publication of this notice.

P.J. – December 7, 14, 21 and 28, 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-17-296

Estate of Ellen E. Heino, a/k/a Ellen Evangeline Heino,
   Decedent

   It is Ordered and Notice is given that on January 9, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North Fifth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, February 16, 2000, and separate writings under Minnesota Statutes section 524.2-513, dated December 19, 2011, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Margaret A. Dykhuis, whose address is 3307 - 140th Avenue, Hallock, MN 56728 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: November 28, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
Mark A. Munger
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Bryan N. Anderson
Bryan N. Anderson, J.D., P.C.
4401 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55804
Attorney License No:  120467
Telephone:  (218) 525-5922
Fax:  (218) 525-5976
P.J. – December 7 and 14, 2017








SUMMONS
 
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
CASE TYPE:  14 Other Civil
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. 69DU-CV-17-2861

12 & 14 N. 19th Av. E. Rental, LLC
   Plaintiff,
vs.
Travelers Insurance Companies, Inc., successor in interest by reason of merger to St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company, and James Saloum (deceased) and Carl L. Stenberg and Jean S. Stenberg, also the unknown heirs of deceased defendant named herein, and all other persons unknown named herein, and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest or lien in the real estate described in the complaint herein,
   Defendants.

THE STATE OF MINNESOTA TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS:

   You are hereby summoned and required to serve upon plaintiff’s attorneys an Answer to the Complaint which is on file in the office of the Court Administrator of the above-named Court, within twenty (20) days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of service.  If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint.
   This action involves, affects, brings into question real property  in the County of St. Louis, State of Minnesota, described as follows:
The Northerly 53 feet of Lots 15 and 16, Block 62, Endion
Division, according to the recorded plat thereof.
   NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the object of said action is to obtain a judgment declaring that plaintiff, and its assigns,  is the owner in fee of the property described above, and that the defendants, and each of them, have no right, title, estate, interest, or lien in or upon the said real estate.
   NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that no personal claim is made by plaintiff against any of the defendants.
   Civil cases are subject to Alternative Dispute Resolution processes as provided in Rule 114 of the General Rules of Practice for the District Courts.  Alternative Dispute Resolution includes mediation, arbitration, and other processes set forth in the rules.  You may contact the Court Administrator for information about these processes and about resources available in your area.
Dated: November 21, 2017
FRYBERGER, BUCHANAN, SMITH & FREDERICK, P.A.
/s/ Paul A. Loraas
Paul A. Loraas
Attorney Registration No. 0249592
Attorneys for Plaintiff
700 Lonsdale Building
302 West Superior Street
Duluth, Minnesota 55802
(218) 722-0861
Attorneys for Plaintiff
P.J. –  December 7, 14 and 21,  2017


Minutes Independent School District No. 704 - Proctor, Minnesota

Regular School Board Meeting
Monday, November 13, 2017

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Jennifer McDonald, School Board Chair, at 7:02 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: Adrianna Carlson and Faith Privett
Also in Attendance: John Engelking, Superintendent and Stephen Anderson, Business Manager
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 October 23, 2017.
MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Brian Billman to approve the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of October 23, 2017 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VI. Finance
MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Jennifer McDonald to approve payment of bills dated November 13, 2017 in the amount of $543,546.49 covering checks 98524 through 98677; and approve the electronic transfers and payrolls for September 2017 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VII. Commendations/Congratulations
A. Congratulated Leah Gagne for being selected as Proctor’s nominee for Education Minnesota’s 2018 Teacher of the Year Program.
B. Commended Lois O’Leary, Suzy Hartwick, cast and crew for their performance of the fall Musical “Curtains” October 27th, 28th, and 29th.
C. Congratulated Lowell Harnell, Matt Knight, and the Girls Cross Country Team for winning their third consecutive Section 7A Championship and qualifying for the State meet.
D. Congratulated Erika Bergstedt, girls soccer coach, for receiving the 2017 Team Sportsmanship Award from the Lake Superior Soccer Referee Association (LSSRA).
E. Commended Anna Sederski and the Proctor volleyball team for receiving the Silver Academic Team Award (3.50-3.74 Cumulative Team GPA) from the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association.
F. Commended senior volleyball players, Erika Anderson, Laynie Martineau, and Natalie Blevins for earning individual academic all-state honors for having a cumulative GPA of over 3.8 from the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association.
G. Thanked Randy Schmidt, Dan Stauber, and everyone involved in removing snow at Egerdahl Field for the Section playoff game.
H. Congratulated Derek Parendo, Jeff Gunderson, coaches, and the football team for capturing the 7AAA title and advancing to State.
I. Congratulated Al Carlson and the Proctor Trap Team and the coaching staff for earning the title of Conference 6A Champions.
J. Congratulated the following individual trap shooters for earning the Conference’s High Gun honor; Jacob Stover, 1st place; and Zack Ciurleo, 2nd place. Ariel Carlson earned 1st place for females.
K. Congratulated the following Proctor athletes for making All Conference:

Girls Swimming
Samantha Mullvain

Volleyball
Sam Pogatchnik, 2nd Team
Laynie Martineau, 2nd Team

Girls Soccer
Ashley Hanson

Boys Soccer
Evan O’Connor, 2nd Team

Boys Cross Country
Zach Coughlin, 2nd Team
Josh Knight, 2nd Team

Girls Cross Country
Hannah Bettendorf, 1st Team
Courtney Werner, 2nd Team
Annika Voss, 2nd Team
Sydney Binsfield, Honorable Mention

VIII. Public Participation
A. Kim Olson thanked us for providing a new special needs bus.
B. Jason Lenz has concerns about the length of bus rides for children living in outlying areas.
C. Jeff Maahs expressed concerns of a change in girls basketball coaches within a short time prior to the start of the basketball season.
IX. Consent Agenda
MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Kris Bryant to approve the Consent Agenda as revised. Items A.20 and B moved to Items for Individual Action X.D and E.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
A. Personnel Items
1. Accepted the resignation letter from Sarah Klyve, head girls basketball coach, effective immediately.
2. Accepted the resignation letter from Leah Nordvall, assistant girls basketball coach, effective immediately.
3. Accepted the resignation letter from Alyssa Lunde, special education teacher at Pike Lake Elementary, effective December 15, 2017.
4. Approved the recommendation to hire Hannah Christenson into the elementary choir position at Bay View Elementary effective 2017-2018 school year.
5. Approved the recommendation to hire Jonathan Kresha into the German Club advisor position at the secondary site effective 2017-2018 school year.
6. Approved the recommendation to hire Kathryn Sandor into the jazz band position at the secondary site effective 2017-2018 school year.
7. Approved the recommendation to hire Mary Hall into the knowledge bowl advisor JV (grades 9-10) position at the secondary site effective 2017-2018 school year.
8. Approved the recommendation to hire Heidi Voss into the French Club advisor position at the secondary site effective 2017-2018 school year.
9. Approved the recommendation to hire Emmi Nyberg as a bus driver effective November 8, 2017.
10. Approved the recommendation to hire Matt Solberg into the head girls basketball coach position effective 2017-2018 school year.
11. Approved the recommendation to hire Diane Morin into the assistant girls basketball coach position effective 2017-2018 school year.
12. Approved the recommendation to hire Chantelle Anderson into the 9th grade girls basketball coach position effective 2017-2018 school year.
13. Approved the 6th assignment for Elizabeth Peterson, Speech Pathologist at Bay View Elementary, for first semester due to an increased caseload.
14. Approved the 6th assignment for Sara Yost, Speech Pathologist at Bay View Elementary, for first semester due to an increased caseload.
15. Approved the recommendation from the Superintendent and the Individual Contract Committee to approve the contract for Robin Hanson, Payroll/Benefits Coordinator, for the 2017-2019 school years.
16. Approved the recommendation from the Superintendent and the Individual Contract Committee to approve the contract for Patti Myre, Finance Clerk, for the 2017-2019 school years.
17. Approved the recommendation from the Superintendent and the Individual Contract Committee to approve the contract for Lori Johnson, Assistant to the Superintendent, for the 2017-2019 school years.
18. Approved the recommendation from the Superintendent and the Individual Contract Committee to approve the contract for Scott Fitzsimmons, Technology Director, for the 2017-2019 school years.
19. Approved the recommendation from the Superintendent and the Individual Contract Committee to approve the contract for Kristal Berg, Community Education Director, for the 2017-2019 school years.
20. Item moved to X.C Items for Individual Action
21. Approved the request for a leave of absence from Jim Podgornik, 14-hour week evening custodian at Pike Lake Elementary, beginning December 14, 2017 through January 31, 2018.
B. Item moved to X.D Items for Individual Action
C. Approved the first reading of suggested District policy changes.
X. Items for Individual Action
A. Adopt Resolution of Accepting Gifts Received.
MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Margaret Taylor to Adopt Resolution of Accepting Gifts Received as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
B. Accepted a recommendation to approve the Proctor Public Schools Procedures for selecting School Board Student Liaison Members.
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Louise Lind to accept a recommendation to approve the Proctor Public Schools Procedures for selecting School Board Student Liaison Members as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
C. Accepted a recommendation from the Individual Contract Committee to approve the 2017-2018 salary for the Superintendent, which reflects a 2% increase, and to move the District 403(b) contribution to salary to provide options for investments.
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Joe Ward to accept a recommendation from the Individual Contract Committee to approve the 2017-2018 salary for the Superintendent which reflects a 2% increase and to move the District 403(b) contribution to salary to provide options for investments as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
D. Revised the Pay Grade for Keri Cherrington, cook assistant at Pike Lake Elementary, from Pay Grade 20 to Pay Grade 19, effective October 12, 2017. Keri successfully completed the requirement of obtaining her ServSafe Certification.
MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Larry Shelton to revise the Pay Grade 20 to Pay Grade 19, effective October 12, 2017 as submitted.
Roll Call Vote: 6 – Yes (KB, LL, JM, LS, MT, JW)
0 – No
1 – Abstain (BB)
Motion approved.
E. Approved the winter coaches for the 2017-2018 school year.
MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Jennifer McDonald to approve the winter coaches for the 2017-2018 as submitted.
Roll Call Vote: 6 – Yes (BB, KB, LL, JM, LS, MT)
0 – No
1 – Abstain (JW)
Motion approved.
XI. Items for Discussion/Information
A. Superintendent Update
B. Update on the Arena and Event Center Project - Footings are being poured on the south side.  Natural gas is being mapped on Boundary Avenue. Power should be installed next week. The plumbing permit should be complete next week to get water and sewer to the building. Types of framework for dashboards are being reviewed. Color samples for top rails, seating, and flooring are also being reviewed. Sound systems are being explored.
C. School Resource Officer – The Board’s Operations Committee will meet to discuss the feasibility of adding an SRO to Proctor Schools. A meeting is set for December 5th.
D. Public Relations Update
1. Items relating to the District from the Proctor Journal:
a) October 26, 2017 Edition: “October 26, 2017 Edition: “Rails Cross Country off to Section 7A title meet today,” “PHS theatre cast, crew of 36 to perform Curtains this weekend,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: James Terry,” “ISD 704 Super exceeds evaluation expectations.”
b) November 2, 2017 Edition: “Girls take 3rd straight 7A title,” “Rails gridmen face tough Esko tonight for 7AAA title,” “Police investigate claim of sharp objects in candy,” “Jacob Wetterling program manager to speak,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: Cody Hampton,” “Session two of Bridges to Kindergarten Nov. 14, 16, 21,” “Proctor football wins the run game in semifinals,” “Lori Fichtner honored as ‘Champion for Children’.”
c) November 9, 2017 Edition: “Proctor Rails to face Pierz at State,” “Board may discuss School Resource Officer Monday,” “Proctor High School - Student of the Week: Natalie Blevins,” “Tyler Blom PHS Innovation winner,” “Bay View students learn importance of savings,” “Fans can give footballers a sendoff,” “Rails football ticket prices announced.”
2. Item relating to the District from the Duluth News Tribune:
a) October 31, 2017 Edition: “Proctor woman finds pins in Snickers bar.”
3. Item relating to the District from Fox 21 News: “ ‘A Playground for Everybody’ Could Soon Be Built in Proctor.”
XII. Reports
A. Enrollment Report for November 2017
XIII. Communications
A. School Board Comments and Observations
1. The Staff Development Committee met and discussed the next Staff Development Day on November 27th.
2. Joe Ward reported that there have been a great number of fans turning out for the football games.
3. Jennifer McDonald reported that some students might not have the ability to pay for lunch at school. She asked that board members contribute $10 each for students who do not qualify for free and reduced lunch and need lunch funds.
B. Student Liaison Board Member Comments – None
C. Township and City Communications - None
XIV. Adjourn
MOTION: A motion was made by Kris Bryant, seconded by Larry Shelton, and unanimously approved to adjourn the meeting at 8:22 p.m.
Respectfully submitted:
_________________________
Louise Lind, Clerk
_________________________
Jennifer McDonald, Chair
P. J. – December 7, 2017







NOTICE OF VOLUNTARY MORTGAGE
FORECLOSURE SALE

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

Date: November 17, 2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT:

Default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage:

DATE OF MORTGAGE:  September 14, 2005
ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $156,500.00
MORTGAGOR(S): Gary M. Bruckelmyer, a married person, and Mark D. Cichosz, a married person
MORTGAGEE: JPJ Family Limited Partnership
DATE AND PLACE OF FILING:  Recorded on September 24, 2005, as Document No. 00995406, in the office of the County Recorder of St. Louis County, Minnesota, as modified of record.
ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: None
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Lots 6 and 7, Block 93, London Addition to Duluth, except railroad right of way.
    
COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: St. Louis County, Minnesota
THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE:      $130,400.00

   THAT no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; that there has been compliance with all pre-foreclosure notice and acceleration requirements of said mortgage, and/or applicable statutes;

   PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described real property will be sold by the Sheriff of St. Louis County as follows:

DATE AND TIME OF SALE:  
January 10, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.
PLACE OF SALE: St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, St. Louis County Courthouse, 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.  The time allowed by law for redemption by said mortgagors, their personal representatives or assigns is two (2) months after the date of sale, except in the case where the real estate is subject to a federal tax lien and then the mortgagor and the United States are entitled to a 120-day redemption period pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 582.32, subd. 5(d).

Pursuant to Minn. Stat. §582.32, Mortgagor and Mortgagee have entered into a Voluntary Foreclosure Agreement dated November 9, 2017, and recorded on November 9, 2017, as Document No. 01321967, with the St. Louis County Recorder.  

Junior lienholders may redeem in the order and manner provided in Minnesota Statutes §582.32, subdivision 9, beginning after the expiration of the mortgagors’ redemption period.

         JPJ FAMILY
LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
          By /s/  Paul A. Loraas
Paul A. Loraas
Attorney Registration #0249592
Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A.
302 West Superior Street,
Suite 700
Duluth, Minnesota 55802-1863
(218) 722-0861

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
 FORECLOSURE DATA

(1) Street Address, city and zip code of mortgaged premises: 5123 East Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55804

(2) Transaction agent; residential mortgage servicer; and lender or broker:  JPJ Family Limited Partnership

(3) Tax parcel identification numbers:  010-3030-03240 and 010-3030-03230

(4) Transaction Agent’s mortgage ID number (MERS number): None

(5) Name or mortgage originator: JPJ Family Limited Partnership
P.J. – November 30 and December 7, 14, and 21, 2017

ORDER and NOTICE 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-17-291

In Re:  The Estate of JANE ELAINE ANDERSON,
Decedent,

TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES:

   It is Ordered and Notice is hereby given that on the 26th day of December, 2017 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in the above named Court at 100 N. 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota for formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the will of the decedent, dated May 23, 2012 under Minn. Stat. 524.2-513 (Will) and for the appointment of:  Mae E. Pierson whose address is 1126 Mesaba Avenue, #211, Duluth, MN 55811, as personal representative of the estate of the above named decedent in unsupervised administration, and that 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 personal representative will be appointed to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses, and sell real and personal property, and do all necessary acts for the Estate.
  Notice is also given that (Subject to Minn. Stat. 524.3-801) ALL CREDITORS having claims against said Estate are required to present the same to said personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this notice or said claims will be barred.
Dated: November 17, 2017
Honorable David M. Johnson
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Michael J. Talarico
Talarico Law Office, Ltd.
313 N. Central Avenue
Duluth, MN 55807
Telephone:  (218) 628-1055
P.J. – November 30 and December 7, 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-17-293

ESTATE OF: JEAN BALDWIN HARRIES, aka JEAN B.  
HARRIES, f/k/a JEAN BALDWIN LIVINGSTON    
   DECEDENT

   It is Ordered and Notice is given that on January 2, 2018 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 August 11, 2006 (“Will”), and the appointment of   Peter W.  Livingston, whose address is 13968 Country Creek Road, Poway, California 92064 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: November 21, 2017
David M. Johnson
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
P.J. – November 30 and December 7, 2017


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

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No.: 69DU-PR-17-286

In Re: Estate of,  
ROBERT LEFAVOR, JR., a/k/a ROBERT H. LEFAVOR, JR. and ROBERT HARVEY LEFAVOR, JR.,
   Decedent.

   It is Ordered and Notice is given that on December 19, 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 June 11, 2009, and for the appointment of Carol Halverson, whose physical address is: 15649 SW 35th Ave, #9, Ellendale, MN 56026, and the mailing address is: PO Box 52 Rosemount, MN 55068, 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:  November 13, 2017
BY THE COURT
Jill Eichenwald
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Olson Law, PLLC
Karen J. Olson
MN# 300354
2002 W. Superior St.
PO Box 16873
Duluth MN 55816-0873
Telephone: (218) 727-8557
Facsimile: (218) 727-8558
e-mail: kolson@kjolaw.net
P. J.  – November 22 and 30, 2017


NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING on PETITION FOR FORMAL SUMMARY
ASSIGNMENT OR
DISTRIBUTION EXEMPT
ESTATE and NOTICE
TO CREDITORS

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-285

In Re:  The Estate of NORMAN ROBERT MCNEIL a/k/a
NORMAN R. MCNEIL
Decedent,

TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES:

   It is Ordered and Notice is hereby given that on the 26th day of December, 2017 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in the above named Court at Duluth, Minnesota, on Petition of Raymond R. McNeil, on the Petition for Formal Summary Assignment or Distribution of an Exempt Estate of the above named decedent, and for the Notice to the Creditors of the estate of the above named decedent, and that any objections thereto must be filed with the Court.  That, if proper, and no objections are filed, a Summary Assignment or Distribution of Exempt assets may issue.
   Notice is further given that ALL CREDITORS having claims against said estate are required to present the same to said personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this notice or said claims will be barred.
Dated: November 15, 2017
Honorable David M. Johnson
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Michael J. Talarico
Talarico Law Office, Ltd.
313 N. Central Avenue
Duluth, MN 55807
Telephone:  (218) 628-1055
P.J. – November 30 and December 7, 2017

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

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No.: 69DU-PR-17-283

Estate of BRADLEY C. SWOR
   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 December 19, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. by this Court at Duluth, Minnesota.
Dated:  November 9, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
Jill Eichenwald
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
Telephone: (218)727-8557
Facsimile: (218)727-8558
P. J.  – November 22 and 30, 2017


NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-289

Estate of Donald H. Schwerdt,
Decedent    

  The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago and that the Decedent died  leaving property in Minnesota.  The Petition requests the probate of Decedent’s last Will, if any, and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property.
  IT IS ORDERED that 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 December 26, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., by this Court at 100 North 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota.
1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. §524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-204.
2. Notice shall be given by publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law and by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date.  
Dated: November 15, 2017
                 BY THE COURT
David M. Johnson
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. – November 22 and 30, 2017


Summary of the Proctor City
Council Meeting Minutes

Summary of the Minutes of the regular Proctor City Council meeting held on November 20, 2017 in the Community Center Council Chambers
Mayor Larson called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm.
MEMBERS PRESENT:     Councilors Jake Benson (arrived 6:15 p.m.), Jim Schwarzbauer, Troy DeWall (arrived 6:05 p.m.), Gary Nowak and Mayor Phil Larson
OTHERS PRESENT: Mark Casey, City Administrator; Jennifer Crown; John Bray, City Attorney; Nick Greenwood; Eric Bingaman; Jim Aird, Midway Township; Kathy Hannan; Chris & Michelle Tabbert; Jim Rohweder.
   Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by Nowak and carried (3-0):  To approve the November 6, 2017 Council Meeting Minutes.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried (4-0): To approve the agenda of November 20, 2017 as amended
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by DeWall and carried: To approve the Consent Agenda.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by Larson and carried (4-0): to accept and pass the Personnel Policy Handbook as a working document.
No action was taken in regards to a promotional program “Fill the Space Incentive,” which would entice small business into empty store front buildings.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by DeWall and carried (5-0): To set a council budget meeting for November 30, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the Conference Room at City Hall.
  Motion by Larson, seconded by DeWall and carried (5-0): To not waive liability limits as stated from the League of Minnesota Cities.
No action was taken in the matter of the relocation of Boundary Avenue near the Fairgrounds and 9th Street.  Opinion of cost was $255,805.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Nowak and carried (5-0): to allow sewer service line from Almac Drive to parcel owned by private entity and set a public hearing date for the vacation of the 30’ utility easement and unimproved street adjacent to Almac Dr. for December 18, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Larson and carried (5-0): To close the City Council meeting to discuss labor negotiations.  Closed at 6:47 p.m.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Larson and carried (5-0): To close the executive session and return to the regular City Council meeting at 7:02 p.m.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Nowak to approve contract with LELS represented police officer sergeants position.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by Nowak and carried (5-0) to approve the bills totaling $50,141.00
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by DeWall and carried (5-0) to adjourn the City Council meeting at 7:15 p.m.

The foregoing is a summary of the meeting minutes. A complete copy can be obtained during regular business hours.
P.J. - November 30, 2017



NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL APPOINTMENT
OF SUCCESSOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATVE

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No.: 69DU-PR-17-199

In Re:  Estate of  
Fred August Baske,
a/k/a Fred A. Baske a/k/a FRED BASKE
  Decedent.

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on December 19, 2017 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal appointment of Brenda Danielson, whose address is 224 Boulder Drive, Cloquet, Minnesota 55720, as successor 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.
Dated:  November 13, 2017
BY THE COURT
Jill Eichenwald
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy

HANFT FRIDE, PA
Holly E. LaBoone-Haller
MN#0395484
1219 – 14th Street
Cloquet, MN 55720
Telephone: (218) 879-3333
email: hlh@hanftlaw.com
ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER
P.J. – November 22 and 30, 2017


NOTICE OF LIEN SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ON Dec. 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at BTD Mini Storage, 5607 Waseca St., 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 Unit #312
Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessory lien claimed by BTD Mini Storage pursuant to section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Michelle Stratioti, 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 $450.00 exclusive of the costs of sale.
Dated at Duluth, Minnesota, this 20th day of Nov., 2017.
P.J. – November 30 and December 7 and 14, 2017



 


















AMENDED 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-17-259

Estate of John Eugene
Schneeberger,
   Decedent    

   It is Ordered and Notice is given that on December 12, 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 Carolyn Lofald, whose address is 3609 Decker Road, Duluth, MN 55811 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an unsupervised administration.  Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing.  If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate.
   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: October 30, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
    BY THE COURT
Eric Hylden
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Patrick M. Spott
Spott Law Office
2228 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55812
Attorney License No: 018178X
Telephone: (218) 724-9325
P.J. – November 9 and 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: Boom Town Brewery & Woodfire Grill
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 531 Howard Street, Hibbing, MN 55746, 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:
Lietz Enterprises, Inc.
531 E. Howard Street,  
 Hibbing, MN 55746
 USA
4.  I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes.  I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
Date:  November 1, 2017
/s/ Roy J. Christensen
by Cindy Gagnon,
Roy J. Christensen
by Cindy Gagnon
Contact Name
Mailing Address:  PO Box 965 Gilbert, MN 55741
P.J. – November 9 and 16, 2017


SUMMONS

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Case Type: Quiet Title
Court File No. 69DU-CV-17-2512

Dale Charles  Smith,
Plaintiff
    vs.
Kate Sipila, Susan Carol Kasper, Tracey Kasper, Dennis McDonald, Corinne McDonald, Marsha Smith Jones, William G. Smith, Peter Lund, David Tarnowski, Steven Tarnowski, TLR Properties, Inc., the unknown heirs of Arthur Sipila, deceased, the unknown heirs of George Lund, deceased, the unknown heirs of Margaret G. Lund, deceased, the unknown heirs of Katherine Tarnowski, deceased, the unknown heirs of Michael Leo Kasper, deceased, the unknown heirs of James Lund, deceased, and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest or lien in the real estate described in the Complaint herein,
Defendants.

THIS SUMMONS IS DIRECTED 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 and is on file in the office of the Court Administrator of the above-named Court.   Do not throw these papers away. They are official papers that affect your rights. You must respond to this lawsuit even though it may not yet be filed with the Court and there may be no court file number on this Summons.
2. YOU MUST REPLY WITHIN 20 DAYS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. You must give or 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:
The Downs Law Firm
306 W. Superior St. #200
Duluth, Minnesota 55802
3. YOU MUST RESPOND TO EACH CLAIM. The Answer is your written response to the Plaintiff’s Complaint. In your Answer you must state whether you agree or disagree with each paragraph of the Complaint. If you believe the Plaintiff should not be given everything asked for in the Complaint, you must say so in your Answer.
4. YOU WILL LOSE YOUR CASE IF YOU DO NOT SEND A WRITTEN RESPONSE TO THE COMPLAINT TO THE PERSON WHO SIGNED THIS SUMMONS. If you do not Answer within 20 days, you will lose this case. You will not get to tell your side of the story, and the Court may decide against you and award the Plaintiff everything asked for in the complaint. If you do not want to contest the claims stated in the complaint, you do not need to respond. A default judgment can then be entered against you for the relief requested in the Complaint.
5. LEGAL ASSISTANCE. You may wish to get help from a lawyer. If you do not have a lawyer, the Court Administrator may have information about places where you can get legal assistance. Even if you cannot get legal help, you must still provide a written Answer to protect your rights or you may lose the case.
6. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION. The parties may agree to or be ordered to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice. You must still send your written response to the Complaint even if you expect to use alternative means of resolving this dispute.
7. A bona fide purchaser who takes the property from a party obtaining the judgment takes title subject to the right of appeal and possibly of reversal and to the possibility of vacation of the judgment by one served by publication. See Lord V. Hawkins,  39 Minn. 73, 38 N. W. 689 (1888)
8. THIS LAWSUIT MAY AFFECT OR BRING INTO QUESTION TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY located in St. Louis County, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows:
   That part of the West Half of North Half of Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter (W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4), Section Twenty-six (26), Township Fifty-two (52), Range Fifteen (15), St. Louis County, Minnesota, described as follows, to-wit:

Commencing at the Northeast corner of said W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4; thence South along the East line of said W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 for a distance of 178.74 feet; thence North 78º 29’ West for a distance of 143.93 feet to the point of beginning of the tract herein described; thence continue along the last described line for a distance of 106.24 feet, more or less, to the Easterly right-of-way line of the LaVaque Road; thence Southwesterly along the Easterly right-of-way line of LaVaque Road for a distance of 551.14 feet to the South line of said W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4; thence Easterly along the South line of said W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 for a distance of 233.55 feet, more or less, to a point on said line which is as equidistant from the East line of said W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 as the point of beginning; thence North and parallel to the East line of said W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 for a distance of 513.26 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning.
EXCEPT THAT PART THEREOF described as follows to-wit:

Commencing at the Northeast corner of W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4; thence South along the East line of said W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4  of SW 1/4 for a distance of 178.74 feet; thence North 78º 29’ West for a distance of 205.17 feet; thence South and parallel to the East line of said W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 a distance of 165 feet to the point of beginning; thence continuing on the last described line 360.79 feet, more or less, to the South line of said W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4; thence Westerly along the South line of said W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 a distance of 173.55 feet, more or less, to the Easterly right-of-way line of LaVaque Road; thence Northeasterly along the Easterly right-of-way line of LaVaque Road a distance of 372.50 feet; thence Easterly along a line parallel to the South line of said W 1/2 of N 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 a distance of 84.72 feet to the point of beginning.
Dated: October 19, 2017.
The Downs Law Firm
By /s/ Timothy N. Downs
Timothy N. Downs #24119
306 W. Superior St. #200
Duluth, Minnesota 55802
 218-727-7221
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
P.J. – October 26, November 2 and 9, 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.

Date: October 19, 2017

  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: Default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage:

DATE OF MORTGAGE:  February 11, 2005
ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $102,400.00
MORTGAGOR (S):  William W. Brown, II, a single person
MORTGAGEE: Harbor Pointe Credit Union, f/k/a Duluth Teachers Credit Union
DATE AND PLACE OF FILING:     April 14, 2005, as Document No. 796310.0, in the office of the Registrar of Titles of  St. Louis County, Minnesota, as modified of record.
ASSIGNMENT(S) OF MORTGAGE: None
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
Lot 124 MINNESOTA AVENUE, LOWER DULUTH, St. Louis County, Minnesota.
COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: St. Louis County, Minnesota
THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE AS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE:   $73,357.48  

  THAT no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; that there has been compliance with all pre-foreclosure notice and acceleration requirements of said mortgage, and/or applicable statutes including the requisites of Minn. Stat. § 580.02;  

PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above-described property in St. Louis County will be sold by the Sheriff of St. Louis County at public auction as follows:
DATE AND TIME OF SALE: December 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
PLACE OF SALE: St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, 100 North Fifth 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.  The time allowed by law for redemption by said mortgagors, their personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months from the date of sale, unless reduced to five (5) weeks under Minnesota Statutes, Section 582.032.

  TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY:  If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, unless otherwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mortgagor(s) must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30, or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23, the time to vacate the property is 11:59 p.m. on June 20, 2018.
  MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE:  None

THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.
HARBOR POINTE
CREDIT UNION   
f/k/a Duluth Teachers
Credit Union
By/s/ Paul A. Loraas
Paul A. Loraas, #0249592
Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith  & Frederick, P.A.
302 West Superior Street,
Suite 700
Duluth, Minnesota 55802-1863
(218) 722-0861
THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
FORECLOSURE DATA
(1) Street Address, city and zip code of mortgaged premises: 2508 Minnesota Avenue, Duluth, MN 55802
(2) Transaction agent   (if   applicable); residential mortgage servicer; and   lender   or broker: Harbor Pointe Credit Union, f/k/a Duluth Teachers Credit Union
(3) Tax parcel identification number: 010-3110-02690
(4) Transaction Agent’s mortgage ID number (MERS number): Not applicable
(5) Name of mortgage originator: Duluth Teachers Credit Union, now known as Harbor Pointe Credit Union
THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.
?P.J. – November 2, 9, 16, 22, 30 and December 7, 2017


NOTICE AND ORDER
FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT
OF PROPERTY

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-248
Estate of
Marshall Frank Johnson,
     Decedent    

 A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last Will (if any), and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property.

  Any objections to the Petition must be  filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing.  If  proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted.  
 
 It is Ordered and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on November 21, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., by this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota.

 1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. § 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-204.

  2. Notice shall be given by publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law, in the Proctor Journal, and by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date.
Dated: October 10, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
                 BY THE COURT
Dale O. Harris
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Patrick M. Spott
Spott Law Office
2228 East Superior Street
Duluth, Minnesota 55812
MN# 018178X
Telephone: 218-724-9325
P.J. –  November 2 and 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-17-273

ESTATE OF KAREN M.
KJOLHAUG,
Decedent    

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on December 12, 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 Erick D. Kjolhaug, whose address is 5702 Jean Duluth Road, 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: October 31, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
    BY THE COURT
Eric Hylden
Judge of District Court
Amy 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
Email: mthibodeau@fryberger.com    
P.J. – November 9 and 16, 2017


SUMMONS

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Case Type: 14 Civil– Other
(Quiet Title)
Court File No: 69DU-CV-17-2382

Roy A. Pogorelec and Peggy
Pogorelec
           Plaintiffs,
    v.
The unknown heirs of Victor A. Anderson, Deceased; the unknown heirs of Olga E. Anderson, deceased; the unknown heirs of Dolores M. Paradise f/k/a Dolores M. Anderson, deceased; and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest or lien in the real estate described in the complaint herein,
            Defendants.

THIS SUMMONS IS DIRECTED TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS:

1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The 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 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:
Bennett L. Johnson
Rudy, Gassert, Yetka,
Pritchett & Helwig, P.A.
813 Cloquet Avenue
Cloquet, Minnesota 55720
(218) 879-3363
bjohnson@cloquetlaw.com
3. YOU MUST RESPOND TO EACH CLAIM. The Answer is your written response to the plaintiffs’ 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.

This action involves, affects, or brings into question real property situated in the County of St. Louis, State of Minnesota as follows:

   West 624 feet of the South 208 feet of the North 624 feet of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 34, Township 50, Range 16, according to the government survey thereof.

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.
Dated this 3rd day of October, 2017.
RUDY, GASSERT, YETKA, PRITCHETT & HELWIG, P.A.
/s/ Bennett L. Johnson
Bennett L. Johnson (#0398814)
813 Cloquet Avenue
Cloquet, Minnesota 55720
(218) 879-3363
bjohnson@cloquetlaw.com
Attorneys for Plaintiffs
P.J. – November 2, 9 and 16, 2017


NOTICE OF LIEN SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

That on November 22, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at GHI Investments, LLP, d/b/a Vintage Acres, 17 Barker Drive, Duluth, MN, St. Louis County, 55808, the St. Louis County Sheriff will sell at public auction the following property, to wit:

1996 16’ x 80’ Friendship Manufactured Home, Vehicle Identification Number MY9616094V

Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessory lien claimed by GHI Investments, LLP, d/b/a Vintage Acres pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 514.18 thru 514.21 for the account of Timothy Herbert Jackson, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property, including unreimbursed fees for repairs, storage charges, legal fees, and interest, that at the time of the said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $4,470.24 exclusive of the costs of the sale.
Dated:  October 26, 2017
GHI Investments, LLP,
d/b/a Vintage Acres
By:  Todd Larson
Office Manager
P.J. – November 2, 9 and 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: Equine Confections
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 1006 Minneapolis Avenue, 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:
Equine Confections Company
1006 Minneapolis Avenue
Duluth, MN 55803
USA
4.  I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes.  I understand that by signing this document, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
Date:  October 24, 2017
/s/ Michele L. Miller,
Attorney
Mailing Address:  None Provided
Email Address for Official Notices:  jlchiodi5@gmail.com
P.J. – November 9 and 16, 2017














ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Proctor Ice Arena - Bid Package #3
704 Kirkus Street,
Proctor, MN 55810
Independent School
District No. 704
Proctor, Minnesota

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the School Board, Independent School District 704, Proctor, Minnesota and Johnson Wilson Constructors, the Construction Manager, Thursday, 2:00 p.m., local time, October 26th for the following categories of work, at the Proctor Ice Arena all in strict accordance with specifications prepared by 292 Design Group, 3533 E. Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406.

The project includes, but is not limited to the following work:

Roofing & Sheetmetal, Automatic Entrances, Aluminum-Framed Storefronts, Glazed Curtain Walls, Glazing, Elevator

Sealed bid proposals will be received, opened, and read publicly by the School Board or its representative on the day and at the time set for receiving bids. Bids will be received and opened at the Administration Offices, ISD #704, 131 9th Avenue, Proctor, MN 55810.

Each proposal must be enclosed in a sealed envelope appropriately marked to indicate the work bid upon and marked PROCTOR ICE ARENA AND BID CATEGORIES BEING BID, Independent School District 704, Proctor, MN 55810. All bids shall be on forms similar to those attached to and made a part of the contract documents.

The bidding documents may be examined at the office of the Construction Manager. Bidders may obtain the specifications from the office of Johnson Wilson Constructors, 4431 W. Michigan St., Duluth, MN 55807, (218) 628-0202, Shane Johnson.

All bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bidder’s bond in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid including alternate bids, if any, payable to Independent School District 704, Proctor, MN, as provided in the specifications. Said check and the amount thereof or the amount of the bidder’s bond to be forfeited as liquidated damages if the bidder furnishing the same neglects or refuses to promptly carry out said bid or to enter in contract or bond as required by the Board.

The right is reserved to reject any or all parts of bids and waive informalities. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 30 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
Ms. Louise Lind, Clerk
School Board, ISD 704
Proctor, MN 55810
P.J. - October 12 and 19,  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
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No.: 69DU-PR-17-246

In Re: Estate of Mitchell A. Knase, a/k/a Mitchell Allan Knase
Decedent.

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on November 14, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at the St. Louis County Probate Court, 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota 55802-1285, on a petition for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of Decedent’s heirs, and for the appointment of Marcie A. Knase, whose address is 131 Nynas Road, Esko, Minnesota 55733,  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:  October 5, 2017
BY THE COURT
Shaun R. Floerke
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Estate Planning Solutions, P.L.L.C.
Ronald M. Otten
MN# 146821
6385 Old Shady Oak Road,
Suite 250
Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344
Telephone: 612-735-3330
email: ron@otteneps.com
Attorney for Petitioner
P.J. – October 12 and 19, 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-17-242

Estate of Henry Fay Fisher II aka Henry F. Fisher II,
Decedent.

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on Nov. 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 adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Michael Fisher, whose address is 826 Justin Ave., Jackson, MI 49203 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:  October 2, 2017
BY THE COURT
Shaun R. Floerke
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. – October 12 and 19, 2017


NOTICE OF INFORMAL
PROBATE OF WILL AND
APPOINTMENT OF
PERSONAL
REPRESENTATIVE AND
NOTICE TO CREDITORS

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-244

ESTATE OF LORRAINE S. CASSHIE,
Decedent

  Notice is given that an application for informal probate of the Decedent’s Will, dated February 18, 2015 (“Will”), has been filed with the Registrar. The application has been granted.
  Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed Wells Fargo, N.A., whose address is 90 South 7th Street, 11th Floor, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402, as personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Unless objections are filed with the Court (pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 524.3-607) and the Court otherwise orders, the personal representative has full power to administer the Estate, including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate.
  Any objections to the probate of the Will or appointment of the Personal Representative must be filed with this Court and will be heard by the Court after the filing of an appropriate petition and proper notice of hearing.  
  Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes Section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.
Dated: October 6, 2017
By /s/ Mark A. Munger
 Mark A. Munger
District Court Judge
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Vicki O’Brien
Deputy
Attorney for Personal
Representative
Michael Cowles
Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A.
302 West Superior Street,
Suite 700
Duluth, MN, 55802
Attorney License No: 139609
Telephone: (218) 725-6821
Fax: (218) 725-6800
Email: mcowles@fryberger.com
P.J. – October 12 and 19, 2017


ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
File No. 69DU-CV-17-2007
   In the Matter of the Petition of
U.S. Bank National Association in relation to Certificate of Title No. 304957 issued for land in the County of St. Louis and State of Minnesota and legally described as follows:
Lot 5 Block 7, HAWK RIDGE
ESTATES
TO: Michael Lee Martin, the City of Duluth, and Greater Minnesota Housing Fund, a Minnesota non-profit 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 November 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. 304957 and enter a new Certificate of Title for land therein described in favor of One Roof Community Housing, a Minnesota non-profit corporation, subject to existing recitals and the memorials of Document Nos. 787874, 803352, 806857, 817348, 822098, 822102, and 989454, 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 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: September 19, 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. –  October 12 and 19, 2017 









Annual South St. Louis County Fair Board Meeting

The South St. Louis County Fair Board will conduct their annual meeting Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the Solway Town Hall, 4029 Munger Shaw Road, Cloquet, MN 55720

The agenda will include:
• Election of Officers
• Election of Board Members
• Financial Report
• And any other business that may come before the membership
P.J. – September 21, 2017


USA Towing & Recovery is in possession of the following vehicle:
2008 Hyundai Tucson VIN # KM8JN72D48U818751 Red Lake Plate MTAG13 towed from 217 N. 26th Avenue West, Duluth, MN.  This vehicle was towed for the Duluth Police Department.
 The vehicle may be reclaimed under MN Statute 1994, chapter 168B.  Failure to exercise your right to reclaim the vehicle and its contents within the appropriate time allowed under MN Statutes 1994, 168B.051, subdivision 1 or 2, shall be deemed a waiver of all right, title and interest in the vehicle and contents, and a consent to the transfer of title to and disposal or sale of the vehicle and contents pursuant to MN Statutes 1994, section 168B.08.
Dated:  September 11, 2017
USA Towing & Recovery
P.O. Box 7285
Duluth, MN 55807  
P.J. – September 14, 21 and 28,  2017


NOTICE AND ORDER
FOR HEARING ON
PETITION FOR DESCENT
OF PROPERTY

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-221

Estate of: ARLETTE D. SHAW, a/k/a ARLETTE DARLENE SHAW, f/k/a ARLETTE D. MYSHACK,
Decedent.

  A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court.  The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last Will dated October 27, 1983, if any, and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property.
  Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing.  If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted.
  IT IS ORDERED and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on Oct. 24, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., by this Court at Duluth, Minnesota.  
1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. § 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-204.
2. Notice   shall   be   given   by publishing   this   Notice   and   Order   as   provided   by law   and   by mailing   a   copy of   this   Notice   and   Order   at   least   14   days   prior   to   the   hearing   date.
Dated: September 11, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
 Jill Eichenwald
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Jacob J. Baker
Hanft Fride, P.A.
1219 14th Street
Cloquet, MN 55720
Attorney License No. 0302004
Telephone: (218) 879-3333
Fax: (218) 879-3201
Email:  jjb@hanftlaw.com
P.J. – September 21 and 28, 2017


NOTICE OF LIEN SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on October 12, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., at 501 W. Stowe St., Duluth, St. Louis County, MN 55808, the St. Louis County Sheriff will sell at Public Sale the following described property, to wit:

All items stored within Unit #3.  Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessory lien claim by Vintage Acres Mini Storage Pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Feather Thompson, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property; that at the time of said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $477.00, exclusive of the costs of sale.
Dated at Duluth, Minnesota, this 18th Day of September, 2017
TERMS OF SALE–CASH ONLY
P.J. – September 21, 28 and October 5, 2017


STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-210
In Re: Estate of:
KEVIN M. ALASPA,
Decedent.

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

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that  on October 17, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of Decedent dated December 12, 2013, and for the appointment of Mary Benton Hummel, whose address is 1199 7th Street East, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55106,  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 also given that, subject to Minn.  Stat. § 524.3-801,  all creditors having claims against the Decedent’s Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred.
BY THE COURT
Dated: September 5, 2017
Eric Hylden
Judge of District Court
Dated: September 5, 2017
 Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
This instrument was drafted by:
G. W. Harries
Minn. Atty Reg. No. 41440
Hanft Fride, P.A.
1000 US Bank Place
130 West Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone: (218) 722-4766
Facsimile: (218) 529-2401
email: gwh@hanftlaw.com
ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER
P.J. – September 14 and 21, 2017


Minutes Independent School District No. 704 - Proctor, Minnesota


Regular School Board Meeting
Monday, August 21, 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: Adrianna Carlson
Also in Attendance: John Engelking, Superintendent and Stephen Anderson, Business Manager
IV. Approval of Agenda
MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Larry Shelton to approve the agenda as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
V. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of July 31, 2017.
MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Brian Billman to approve the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of July 31, 2017 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VI. Finance
A. Approved the payment of bills dated August 14, 2017 in the amount of $268,665.05 covering checks 97736 through 97822.
MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Margaret Taylor to approve payment of bills dated August 14, 2017 in the amount of $268,665.05 covering checks 97736 through 97822 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VII. Commendations/Congratulations
A. Commended Dan Stauber and his coaching staff for a successful parent fall sports meeting and for the nice job of organizing the start of the fall sports season.
B. Congratulated Suzy Hartwick for being named US Air National Guard Spouse of the Year.
C. Commended Randy Schmidt (District Facilities Engineer) and his staff for the job of getting our facilities ready for the start of school.
D. Commended the school secretaries and staff for the job they did getting our Back to School mailing out to all staff, parents and guardians.
E. Commended our teaching staff and administration for their commitment to summer professional learning opportunities.
F. Thanked the City Council for their willingness to partner with the school on our arena project.
VIII. Public Participation
A. Mark Hagemeyer, Staff Development/ATTPS coordinator, updated the board on days and times of back to school orientations and meetings.
IX. Consent Agenda
MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Larry Shelton to approve the Consent Agenda as revised. Items A.11 and C moved to Items for Individual Action X.B and X.C
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
A. Personnel Items
1. Accepted the resignation letter from Sheri Amundson, Coordinator of Registration and Proctor Area Community Center, effective August 23, 2017.
2. Approved the recommendation to hire Keith Pantsar as a bus driver effective August 29, 2017.
3. Approved the recommendation to hire Jacob Johnson into the 12.5 hr/wk social studies teacher position at the secondary site effective August 21, 2017.
4. Approved the recommendation from Community Education to hire Caitlyn Barbour as the Coordinator of Registration and Proctor Area Community Center, for a period commencing August 16, 2017 through August 15, 2019.
5. Approved the recommendation to hire Desaderia Giese as the assistant girls JV soccer coach effective for the 2017-2018 school year.
6. Approved the lane change for Chad Eichers for the 2017-2018 school year.
7. Approved the lane change for Katie Anderson for the 2017-2018 school year.
8. Approved the lane change for Matt Solberg for the 2017-2018 school year.
9. Approved the request for a medical leave of absence for Keely Johnson, bus driver, effective August 29, 2017 through November 20, 2017.
10. Approved the request for a medical leave of absence for Debra Hall, CO-III Cook Assistant at the secondary site, effective August 31, 2017 through approximately October 6, 2017.
11. Item moved to X.B Items for Individual Action
12. Approved an FMLA leave request from Patti Anderson, Grade 2 teacher at Pike Lake, for 3 hours/day, 3 days/week, beginning September 5, 2017 and extending through the statutory limit of FMLA.
13. Approved Semester I sixth assignments for the 2017-2018 school year.
• Kristen Kilpo - 7th Grade Coding
• Todd Clark - 8th Grade Strategic Gaming
• Gina Mogen - 6th Grade Hooked on Books
• Bill Stafford - 6th Grade Digital Journalism
• Josh Gookins - 6th Grade LEGO Robotics
• Leah Moore - 7th Grade Animal Science
• Brianne Johnson - Concepts of Science
• Mary Hall - 6th Grade Strategic Gaming
• Michele Olson - 7th Grade Strategic Gaming
• Leah Gagne - 8th Grade Makerspace
• Tyler Blom - 7th Grade Intro to Metals
• Steve Johnson - 7th Grade Shop
• Robb Winterfeld - Graphic Design
• Jeff Laspi - 8th Grade Intro to Sports Fitness
B. Approved the Secondary School Student Handbook for the 2017-2018 school year.
C. Item moved to X.C Items for Individual Action
X. Items for Individual Action
A. Approved Stack Brothers Mechanical bid, with alternates one and two, in the amount of $386,726 for the boiler replacement project at the middle school and high school. (The District received eight (8) bids. This project is funded through (LTFM) Long-term Facilities Maintenance.)
MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Joe Ward to approve Stack Brothers Mechanical bid, with alternates one and two, in the amount of $386.726 for the boiler replacement project at the middle school and high school as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
B. Approved the request for a medical leave of absence for Rachel Ward, CO-III Cook Assistant at Bay View Elementary, effective September 5, 2017 through approximately September 28, 2017.
MOTION: Moved by Margaret Taylor and seconded by Larry Shelton to approve the request for a medical leave of absence for Rachel Ward, CO-III Cook Assistant at Bay View Elementary, effective September 5, 2017 through approximately September 28, 2017 as submitted.
Vote: 6 - Yes (BB, KB, LL, JM, LS, MT)
0 - No
1 - Abstain (JW)
Motion approved.
C. Increased adult lunch prices for the 2017-2018 school year from $3.50 to $3.65
MOTION: Moved by Margaret Taylor and seconded by Jennifer McDonald to increase adult lunch prices for the 2017-2018 school year from $3.50 to $3.65 as submitted.
Vote: 6 - Yes (BB, KB, LL, JM, LS, MT)
1 - No (JW)
Motion approved.
XI. Items for Discussion/Information
A. Superintendent Update
B. Update on the Arena and Turf Projects - Rain delays have pushed back the completion date. The Grand Opening for the artificial turf is scheduled for Friday, September 1st. Bid openings for the arena will be on August 24th and September 8th.
C. EdMN Proctor and the District Teachers’ Negotiation Team have arrived at a tentative agreement for the 2017-2019 school years.
D. Gina Cole presented the preliminary MCA results.
E. Set special meeting for Board Goal Setting on September 25th at 6:00 p.m. at Pike Lake. If needed, a second meeting on October 9th at 6:00 p.m. at Bay View will be held.
MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Margaret Taylor to hold a special meeting at 6:00 p.m., September 25, 2017, at Pike Lake Elementary to discuss School Board Goals as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
F. Information regarding Orientation and Open Houses at our buildings are on the Proctor School website.
G. The All Staff In-Service Days will be held August 29th and 30th beginning at 8:00 a.m. each day.
H. Board Chair, Jennifer McDonald, reviewed the summary of the Superintendent evaluation done on July 31, 2017. The overall rating shows that the Superintendent has exceeded expectations in all categories.
I. Public Relations Update
1. Items relating to the District from the Proctor Journal:
a) August 3, 2017 Edition: “Board approves fall coaches.”
b) August 10, 2017 Edition: “Partnerships work well.”
c) August 17, 2017 Edition: “Mason Archibald, Larry Shelton Grand Marshals,”
“Spaghetti Dinner to aid playground,” “Races Saturday to aid Rails Football,”
“Suzanne Hartwick named US Air National Guard Spouse of the Year.”
XII. Reports
A. Teacher Negotiations: A tentative agreement was reached and will be voted on by Education Minnesota teachers during in-service days.
XIII. Communications
A. School Board Comments and Observations
1. Louise Lind attended the ARCC open house at their new location.
2. Jennifer McDonald said how proud the school district is to have community support for school events and activities. This was especially noticed during the recent Hoghead Festival.
B. Student Liaison Board Member Comments - None
C. Township and City Communications
1. Margaret Taylor reported that Midway is working on purchasing playground equipment at the Midway Town Hall and Park.
XIV. Adjourn
MOTION: A motion was made by Kris Bryant, seconded by Larry Shelton, and unanimously approved to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 p.m.
Respectfully submitted:
____________________________
Louise Lind, Clerk
______________________________
 Jennifer McDonald, Chair
P.J. – September 21, 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-17-219

Estate of Dorothy Ann
Marie Christen,
Decedent

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on October 17, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Harry Christen, whose address is 2327 E. 2nd St., Duluth, MN 55812 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent  in an unsupervised administration. Any objections to the petition must  be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing.  If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate.
  Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.
Dated: September 8, 2017
BY THE COURT
Eric Hylden
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. – September 14 and 21, 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
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-227
Estate of Ann Murray Elverhoy, a/k/a Ann M. Elverhoy and Ann Elverhoy,
Decedent

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on October 24, 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,  August 3, 2007, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Lynne Elverhoy Wiitala, whose address is P.O. Box 2164, 259 Sawbill Trail, Tofte, MN 55615, 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: September 13, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
 Jill Eichenwald
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Larry M. Nord
Orman Nord & Hurd, P.L.L.P.
1301 Miller Trunk Highway,
Suite 400
Duluth, MN, 55811
Attorney License No: 79613
Telephone: (218) 722-1000
FAX: (218) 722-7408
Email: larrnord@onslaw.com
P.J. – September 21 and 28, 2017


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

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-197

In Re:  Estate of Mildred Irene Fontaine a/k/a Mildred I. Fontaine,
Decedent.

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on October 10, 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 February 3, 1998, and for the appointment of Thomas E. Fontaine whose address is 203 4th Street, Proctor MN 55810 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: Sept. 18, 2017
BY THE COURT
Sally Tarnowski
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Thomas E. Fontaine
203 4th Street
Proctor, MN 55810
Telephone:  (218) 626-7870
P.J. – September 21 and 28, 2017


NOTICE AND ORDER
FOR HEARING ON
PETITION FOR DESCENT
OF PROPERTY

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-PR-17-225

Estate of Kristina Karin
Peterson, a/k/a Kristina K.
Peterson and Kristina
Peterson,
Decedent

The Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago and that the Decedent died leaving interest in real property in Minnesota.  The Petition requests the probate of the Decedent’s last Will, if any, and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property.
   IT IS ORDERED that 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 Oct. 24, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., by this Court at 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, Minnesota.   
1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons  (MINN. STAT. §524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-204.
2. Notice   shall   be   given   by   publishing   this   Notice   and   Order   as   provided   by   law   and   by mailing    a    copy    of    this    Notice    and    Order    at    least    14    days    prior    to    the    hearing    date.
Dated: September 12, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
Jill Eichenwald
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. – September 21 and 28, 2017


NOTICE OF INFORMAL
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-17-215
Case Type:  Probate/Mental Health

In re the Estate of
Richard Edward Kohs,
Deceased

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS:
  Notice is hereby given, that an application for informal appointment of personal representative has been filed with the Registrar herein. No will has been presented for probate. The application has been granted.
  Notice is hereby further given that informal appointment of Therese Kohs Gilbertson whose address is 4175 Nancy Place, Shoreview MN 55175 as personal representative of the estate of the above-named decedent, has been made. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative and the personal representative is empowered to fully administer the estate including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate, unless objections thereto are filed with the Court (pursuant to Section 524.3-607) and the Court otherwise orders.
  Notice is further given that ALL CREDITORS having claims against said estate are required to present the same to said personal representative or to the Probate Court Administrator within four months after the date of this notice or said claims will be barred.
Dated: September 8, 2017
By /s/ Jill A. Eichenwald
District Court Judge
Amy Turnquist
District Court Administrator
Vicki O’Brien
Deputy
Shelly M. Marquardt
Attorney at Law
314 West Superior Street,
Suite 310
Duluth, Minnesota 55802
P.J. – September 21 and 28, 2017


NOTICE AND ORDER
FOR HEARING

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. 69DU-CV-15-728

In the Matter of the BERNARD L. ANDERSON and LUISE M. ANDERSON CHARITABLE REMAINDER ANNUITY TRUST, as Amended

  IT IS ORDERED AND NOTICE IS GIVEN, that a Petition signed by DULUTH BETHEL, by DENNIS CUMMINGS, its Executive Director, dated AUGUST 18, 2017, has been filed with the Court.  The petition requests an Order for the following relief:
1. Approving a deviation from the terms of the Trust, specifically regarding the charitable remainder distribution that was made to the Petitioner,
2. Assuming jurisdiction over the Trust for the purpose set forth above and ordering that the Trust is not subject to the Court’s continuing jurisdiction, 3. Approving payment of the Petitioner’s reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses incurred in connection with this proceeding from the Trust assets that have been distributed to the Petitioner, and
4. Granting such other relief as may be proper.   
  Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or at the hearing.  If no objections are filed, the Petition may be granted.   
  IT IS ORDERED, that the Petition will be heard on October 24, 2017, at 2:00 p.m.  by this Court, St. Louis County, City of Duluth, Minnesota.  
1.  Notice shall be given to all persons named in the Petition as having or as claiming an interest in the Trust.   
2.  Notice shall be given by mailing a copy of this Notice and Order for Hearing to all persons named in the Petition as having or who may claim to have an interest in the Trust, at their last known addresses by US Postal Service at least 15 days prior to the hearing date, and
b. Publishing this Notice and Order for Hearing one time at least 20 days prior to the hearing date in a legal newspaper of St. Louis County, Minnesota.  
Dated:   September 15, 2017  
BY THE COURT:
Honorable Jill Eichenwald
Judge of the District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Jean Glenn,
Deputy
MARK T. SIGNORELLI, LTD.
J. Steve Nys
MN# 389228
306 W Superior Street,
Suite 300
Duluth, MN  55802-5017
Telephone: (218) 722-5380
Facsimile: (218) 722-5399
email: jsnys@duluthlawoffice.com
P.J. – September 21, 2017


NOTICE OF LIEN SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

That on October 11, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at Bel Air Manor MHP, LLC, 5059 Alpine Drive, Hermantown, MN, St. Louis County, 55811, the St. Louis County Sheriff will sell at public auction the following property, to wit:

2004 16’ x 76’ Hollypark Manufactured Home, VIN Number 1HP04602

Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessory lien claimed by Bel Air Manor MHP, LLC pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 514.18 thru 514.21 for the account of Tammy Davidson, that said lien arises out of the storage and safekeeping of said property, including unreimbursed fees for repairs, storage charges, legal fees, and interest, that at the time of the said sale there will be due and owing for said services, the sum of $2,794.64 exclusive of the costs of the sale.
Dated:  September 15, 2017
Bel Air Manor MHP, LLC
By:  Gayle Ankarlo
Its:  Site Manager
P.J. – September 21, 28 and
October 5, 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-17-199

In Re: Estate of FRED AUGUST BASKE, a/k/a FRED A. BASKE, a/k/a/ FRED BASKE,
Decedent

   It is Ordered and Notice is given that on October 3, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Decedent’s Will dated September 3, 1982, and for the appointment of ELSIE LAFAVE, whose address is 1207 Acacia Avenue, Proctor, Minnesota 55810, 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: August 21, 2017
                             BY THE COURT
Dale O. Harris
Judge of District Court
 Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
 
Hanft Fride, P.A.
Holly E. LaBoone-Haller
MN#0395484
1219 14th Street
Cloquet, MN 55720
Telephone: 218/879-3333
email: hlh@hanftlaw.com
ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER
P.J. – September 14 and 21, 2017

 NOTICE OF LIEN SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Sept. 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Boundary Storage, 126 Boundary Avenue, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, 55810, the St. Louis County Sheriff will sell at Public Sale the following described property, to-wit:
 All items stored
within Unit C-44
Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessory lien claimed by Boundary Storage pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Chaz Michael Legore, 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 $405.00, exclusive of the costs of sale.
Dated at Duluth, Minnesota, this 25th day of August, 2017.
P.J. – August 31, September 7 and 14, 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-17-204

Estate of Carol A. Johnson,
Decedent
  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on October 3, 2017 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 N. 5th Avenue W., Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, April 18, 1997, (“Will’’), and for the appointment of Richard K. Johnson whose address is 2205 2nd Street SW, Apt. 342, Rochester, MN, 55902, 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: August 29, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
BY THE COURT
Dale O. Harris
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
Christopher A. Dahlberg
Dahlberg Law Office PA
130 W. Superior Street, Suite 915
Duluth, MN 55802
Attorney License No:0323998
Telephone: (218) 722-5809
FAX: (218) 722-3785
Email: cdahlberg@dahlberglaw.com
P.J. – September 7 and 14, 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: Mary Audrey Candle Co.
2. State the address of the principal place of business: 517 8th St. S., Virginia, MN 55792, 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:
Mary Audrey Lean
337 Culver Ave.
Buhl, MN 55713
 USA

Katherine Mary Lean
900 So. Meadow Pkwy #2311
Reno, NV 89521
USA
(Mailing address: PO Box 20322
Sun Valley, NV 89433)
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:  September 1, 2017
/s/ Mary Lean
Email Address:  katherinelean@gmail.com
P.J. – September 7 and 14, 2017


NOTICE AND ORDER FOR 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-17-194
Estate of:  GERALD DARKER,
Decedent
   It is Ordered and Notice is given that on September 19, 2017,  at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held in the St. Louis County Courthouse, 100 N. 5th Avenue West,  Duluth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the will of the Decedent, dated November 26, 2002, Minn. Stat. 524.2-513 (“Will”), and for the appointment of: Roy W. Darker, 403 E. Fifth Street, Superior, Wisconsin 54880 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: August 11, 2017
Mark A. Munger
District Court Judge,
Probate Division
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
Attorney for Applicant
Michael J. Talarico
Talarico Law Office, Ltd.
313 N. Central Avenue
Duluth, MN 55807
Attorney License No:  108170
Telephone:  (218) 628-1055
Fax:  (218) 628-2754
P.J. – August 31 and September 7, 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-17-211

ESTATE OF:
RAMONA F. NYLEN, a/k/a
RAMONA NYLEN and
RAMONA FAITH NYLEN,
DECEDENT

  It is Ordered and Notice is given that on Oct. 10, 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 September 6, 1985 (“Will”), and for the appointment of Timothy Visina, whose address is 4603 W. 4th Street, Duluth, MN 55807, 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: August 29, 2017
(COURT SEAL)
Sally Tarnowski
Judge of District Court
Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
Debra Thorstensen
Deputy
Attorney for Personal
Representative
Johnson, Killen & Seiler, P.A.
By: Michele L. Miller  (#0388113)
230 West Superior Street,
Suite 800
Duluth, MN 55802
Telephone: 218-722-6331
P.J.–September 7 and 14, 2017


NOTICE OF LIEN SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Sept. 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at All Around Storage, 5457 Morris Thomas Rd., St. Louis County, Minnesota, 55810, the St. Louis County Sheriff will sell at Public Sale the following described property, to-wit:
 All items stored
within Unit #64C
Said sale shall be held for the purpose of foreclosing a possessory lien claimed by All Around Storage pursuant to Section 514.970, Minnesota Statutes for the account of Kari Anderson, 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 $300.00, exclusive of the costs of sale.
Dated at Duluth, Minnesota, this 30th day of August, 2017.
P.J. – September 7, 14 and 21, 2017


Summary of the Proctor City Council Meeting Minutes


Summary of the Minutes of the regular Proctor City Council
meeting held on June 5, 2017
in the Community Center
Council Chambers

Mayor Philip Larson called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT: Councilors Jake Benson, Jim Schwarzbauer, Troy DeWall, and Deputy Mayor Gary Nowak and Mayor Philip Larson
OTHERS PRESENT: Mark Casey, City Administrator; Tammie McDonald; Jennifer Crown; John Bray, City Attorney; Jim Aird, Midway Township; Jennifer Peterson; Suzy Hartwick; Ken Sorvari; Raymond Payne; Jan Resberg.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by DeWall and carried:  To approve the May 15, 2017 City Council Meeting Minutes.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by Larson and carried: To approve the agenda of June 5, 2017.
PRESENTATION OF CHIEF AND SERGEANT
  Mayor Larson presented Chief Gaidis with an Oath of Office and congratulations.
  Chief Gaidis presented Sergeant Redfield with an Oath of Office and congratulations.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded  by Schwazbauer and carried: To approve the Consent Agenda of June 5, 2017.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by Larson and carried (5-0): To accept the Council Handbook with the addendums under Licensing & Permits as discussed.
  Motion by Larson, seconded by DeWall and carried: To approve the 1st Reading of Ordinance 04-17 as presented.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-1, Benson opposed): To approve the implementation of No Parking Signs on Park Road as requested.
  Motion by Larson, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-1, Benson opposed): To cancel the City Council Meeting of July 3, 2017, however to allow administration to pay the general fund and liquor fund bills and send out the bills list.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by Benson and carried (5-0): To approve Resolution 21-17 Declaring Surplus Equipment as presented.
?  Motion by Benson, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried (5-0): To approve Resolution 22-17 Resolution of Non-Objection as presented.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by DeWall and carried (5-0): To approve Resolution 23-17 Capital Budget Bonding Request as presented.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by DeWall and carried: To direct City Administration to write a letter to the City of Duluth expressing the concerns discussed.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried (5-0): To recess to closed session at 8:04 p.m.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by Nowak and carried (5-0): To adjourn Closed Session at 8:26 p.m.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by Nowak and carried (5-0): To ratify the Teamsters 346 Agreement as discussed.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by Larson and carried (5-0): To approve the General Fund and Liquor Fund bills in the total amount of $99,661.72.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by DeWall and carried (5-0): To adjourn the City Council meeting of June 5, 2017 at 8:45 p.m.
  The foregoing is a summary of the council minutes. A complete copy of the minutes can be obtained at City Hall during regular business hours.
?P.J. –September 7, 2017

Summary of the Minutes of the regular Proctor City Council
meeting held on June 19, 2017
in the Community Center
Council Chambers

Deputy Mayor Gary Nowak called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT: Councilors Jake Benson, Jim Schwarzbauer, Troy DeWall, and Deputy Mayor Gary Nowak
MEMBERS ABSENT: Mayor Philip Larson
OTHERS PRESENT: Mark Casey, City Administrator; Tammie McDonald; Jennifer Crown; John Bray, City Attorney; Jim Aird, Midway Township; Officer Kent Gaidis; Tim Rohweder; Jim Rohweder; Russell Habermann; Kathy Hannan
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by DeWall and carried:  To approve the June 5, 2017 City Council Meeting Minutes.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by DeWall and carried: To approve the agenda of June 19, 2017 as amended.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded Nowak and carried: To approve the Consent Agenda of June 19, 2017.
  Motion by Benson, seconded by DeWall and carried (4-0): To approve Ordinance 04-17 – Amending Section 701 of the City Code entitled “Liquor and Beer”
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0): To approve the Special Event packet for the Hylla 5K as presented.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried (4-0): To approve the Special Event packet for Fireworks as presented.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried (4-0): To approve the bid from Sinnott in the amount of $7975.00 for the work described in the packet.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by Benson and carried (3-1, DeWall abstained): To approve the Fire Department request in the amount of $10,000 as specified.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0): To direct the city administration work with the Proctor Schools on the SRO proposal.
?  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by DeWall and carried (4-0): To approve the Certificate of Approval of Special Law by Governing Body as presented.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0): To approve the 2nd Reading of Ordinance 05-17 adopting an additional one-half percent sale and use tax as presented.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0): To accept the donation of flowers by Sam’s Florist.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0): To recess at 7:13 p.m. to a closed session for labor discussion and develop new strategies.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried: To close the closed session at 7:29 p.m.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Nowak and carried (3-1, Benson opposed): To ratify labor agreement with Teamster Clerical.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by Nowak and carried (4-0): To approve the general and liquor fund bills in the amount of $88,610.92.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by DeWall and carried: To adjourn the City Council meeting of June 19, 2017 at 7:45 p.m.
  A complete copy of the council minutes can be obtained at City Hall during regular business hours.
P.J. – September 7, 2017

Summary of the Minutes of the regular Proctor City Council
meeting held on July 17, 2017
in the Community Center
Council Chambers

Mayor Larson called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT: Councilors Jake Benson, Jim Schwarzbauer, Troy DeWall, Gary Nowak and Mayor Phil Larson
OTHERS PRESENT: Mark Casey, City Administrator; Tammie McDonald; Jennifer Crown; John Bray, City Attorney; Jim Aird, Midway Township; Officer Kent Gaidis; Leon Asbury; Nicole Swanson; Nick Greenwood; Eric Bingaman; Heidi Olson; Dick Kari; Kris Bryant; Steve Anderson; Russell Habermann; Travis and Jakob White; Matt Swanson; Ian Swanson
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried:  To approve the June 19, 2017 City Council Meeting Minutes and the July 10, 2017 Special Meeting Minutes as amended.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by Nowak and carried: To approve the agenda of July 17, 2017 as amended.
SWEARING IN OF
NEW OFFICERS
Chief Gaidis gave the Oath of Office to Officer Thomas Wick and also Officer Nicholas Moder.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by DeWall and carried: To approve the consent agenda.
  Motion by Benson, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried (5-0): To approve Resolution 27-17 as presented.
  Motion by Benson, seconded by DeWall and carried (5-0): To approve Ordinance 6.17 as presented.
  Motion by Benson, seconded by DeWall and carried (5-0): To approve the $1200 to repair the Train as presented.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Nowak and carried (5-0): To approve the Special Event packet for the 2017 MN Forest Zone Assn Gun Show/Gun Sales as presented.
A. ?  Motion by Benson, seconded by Nowak and carried (5-0): To proclaim September Arbor Day Month with students from Bay View Elementary helping to plant trees.
  Mayor Larson read the resolution aloud.
  Motion by Schwarzbauer, seconded by DeWall and carried (5-0): To approve Resolution 28-17 as presented.
  Motion by Benson, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried (4-1, Larson opposed):  To name a Community Festival from Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 12 noon through Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 3 a.m. under the conditions of the maps presented relating to the Car Show, and events Friday/Saturday/Sunday.
  Motion by DeWall, seconded by Nowak and carried: To move to closed session Per Ch. 13D of MN Statutes to discuss labor and pending litigation.
  Motion by Benson, seconded by Larson and carried: To Open Closed Session.
  Motion by Benson, seconded by DeWall and carried: To close the Closed Session.
  Motion by Benson, seconded by DeWall and carried: To resume the regular City Council Meeting.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by Schwarzbauer and carried: To approve the General Fund and Liquor Fund bills list as presented.
  Motion by Nowak, seconded by DeWall and carried: To adjourn the city council meeting at 8:45 p.m.
   A complete copy of the council minutes can be obtained at City Hall during regular business hours.
P.J. – September 7, 2017
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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-17-163

In Re the Estate of: Margaret B. Hiltunen,
Decedent

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on September 19, 2017, at 1:30 P.M., a hearing will be held in this Court at 100 North 5th Avenue West, Duluth, MN 55802, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent, dated December 27, 2013 (“Will”), and for the appointment of Corinne Bonicatto, whose address is 15099 W. Chippewa Trail, Hayward, WI 54843 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 be 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, subd. 5.
Dated: August 7, 2017
  BY THE COURT
/s/  Mark A. Munger
Judge of District Court
/s/  Amy Turnquist
Court Administrator
/s/ Debra Thorstensen,
Deputy
 
Attorney for Petitioner
Charles H. Andresen, #2604
Hanft Fride, P.A.
1000 U.S. Bank Place
130 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN, 55802
Telephone: (218) 722-4766
Email: cha@hanftlaw.com
P.J. – August 17 and 24, 2017


NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S
SALE UNDER JUDGMENT AND DECREE

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
CIVIL DIVISION
Court File No. 69DU-CV-17-608

PROCTOR FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
     Plaintiff,
vs.
STEPHANIE E. CRIPE f/k/a STEPHANIE E. MARLOW and STEVEN C. CRIPE
     Defendants.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on October 3, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.  at St. Louis County Sheriff’s Civil Office, Room 103, 100 N. Fifth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota 55802, the Sheriff for St. Louis County will sell to the highest bidder for cash at public auction the real property described as follows:

Lot Two  (2) and the Westerly 19 feet of Lot Three  (3), Block Eighteen  (18), TOWNSITE OF PROCTORKNOTT, according to the plat thereof on file in the office of the County Recorder of St. Louis
County, Minnesota.  
Parcel ID: 185-0030-00350


730 4th Street, Proctor,
 Minnesota 55810
  This sale is directed by, and will be made pursuant to an Order for Judgment and Judgment filed and entered in the above-entitled action July 25, 2017 and describing the real property to be sold in order to satisfy the judgment found due and owing to the Plaintiff, Proctor Federal Credit Union.  Said mortgages to be foreclosed were recorded on October 29, 2004 and recorded with the St. Louis County Recorder on November 8, 2004 as Document No. 00963723; November 27, 2009 and recorded with the St. Louis County Recorder on December 1, 2009 as Document No. 01123785; and January 2, 2014 and recorded with the St. Louis County Recorder on January 29, 2014 as Document No. 01232148. A certified copy of the Order for Judgment and Judgment has been delivered to the St. Louis County Sheriff. The time allowed for redemption is five weeks.

THE    TIME    ALLOWED    BY    LAW    FOR    REDEMPTION    BY    THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED     UNDER     MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION     582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG   OTHER   THINGS, THAT   THE   MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.
Dated this 14th day of August 2017.
Parrish J. Jones
State Bar No. MN 0386384
823 Belknap Street, Suite 222
Superior, WI 54880
Telephone: 715-394-7751
Facsimile: 715-394-3414
Email: pjones@superiorlawoffices.com
P.J. – August 17, 24, 31, and September 7, 14, and 21, 2017


Minutes Independent School District No. 704
Proctor, Minnesota

Regular School Board Meeting
Monday, July 31, 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: Adrianna Carlson, Faith Privett, and Alivia Stafford
Also in Attendance: John Engelking, Superintendent and Stephen Anderson, Business Manager
IV. Approval of Agenda
MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Larry Shelton to approve the agenda as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
V. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of July 10, 2017.
MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Brian Billman to approve the Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting of July 10, 2017 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VI. Finance
MOTION: Moved by Louise Lind and seconded by Margaret Taylor to approve payment of bills dated July 13, 2017 in the amount of $240,390.09 covering checks 97544 through 97653, and to approve payment of bills dated July 24, 2017 in the amount of $303,425.35 covering checks 97654 through 97735 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
VII. Commendations/Congratulations
A. Thanked Larry Shelton for lending his equipment to Peterson Company when needed for artificial turf installation.
B. Congratulated Proctor’s American Legion Baseball Team for taking 2nd place in the State Legion tournament.
VIII. Public Participation
A. Keri Cherrington, Local 66 educational assistant, has concerns of being transferred from Pike Lake to the secondary site.
IX. Consent Agenda
MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Louise Lind to approve the Consent Agenda as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
A. Personnel Items
1. Approved the lane change for Anna Estep for the 2017-2018 school year.
2. Approved the lane change for Rochelle Cleary for the 2017-2018 school year.
3. Approved the lane change for Matt Knight for the 2017-2018 school year.
4. Approved the lane change for Krista Bauers for the 2017-2018 school year.
5. Approved the lane change for Emiley Mattonen for the 2017-2018 school year.
6. Approved the lane change for Tiffany Quade for the 2017-2018 school year.
7. Approved the recommendation to hire Craig Roelike into the 1.0 FTE long-term substitute social studies teacher position at the secondary site, effective August 29, 2017 through October 13, 2017.
8. Approved the recommendation to hire John Babineau into the .5 FTE physical education teacher position at Bay View Elementary, effective August 29, 2017.
9. Approved the recommendation to hire Zachary LaFond-Hudson into the 1.0 FTE physical science teacher position at the secondary site, effective August 29, 2017.
10. Approved the recommendation to hire Tina Olson into the assistant girls swim coach position beginning in the 2017-2018 school year.
11. Approved the recommendation to hire Chantelle Anderson into the 12.5 hr/wk general music teacher position at the secondary site, effective August 29, 2017.
12. Approved the Community Education Contract for Anthony Wood as the Driver Ed Coordinator commencing July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.
13. Accepted the resignation letter from Larry Pajari, head golf coach, effective July 12, 2017.
14. Accepted the resignation letter from Joel Sundstrom, 12.5 hr/wk 9th grade US history teacher, effective July 19, 2017.
B. Approved the fall coaches for the 2017-2018 school year.

Football
Head Coach: Derek Parendo
Ass’t Varsity: Jeff Gunderson
Ass’t 9th: Jimmy Johnson
Ass’t B: Nate Johnson
Head 9th: Matt Solberg
Ass’t: Bill Stafford
Volunteer: Eric Edmunds

Boys Soccer
Head Coach: Anthony Wood
Ass’t Varsity: Tyler Bruns
Volunteer: Taylor Shaw
Volunteer: Tony Makeal
Volunteer: Andy Larson

Swimming
Head Coach: Jon Nelson
Ass’t Varsity: Tina Olson
Volunteer: Liz Casserberg

Cross Country
Head Coach: Lowell Harnell
Ass’t Coach: Matt Knight

Girls Soccer
Head Coach: Erika Bergstedt
Ass’t Varsity: Heather Peterson
Ass’t Coach (JV): Open
Volunteer: Steven Diggs

Volleyball
Head Coach: Anna Sederski
Ass’t Varsity: Charlotte Kuyava
9th Grade: Haley Kucharski
Volunteer: Bruce Kuyava

Cheerleading
Head Coach: Lindsay Moen

C. Bank Signature Authorization
Removed Rory Johnson as an authorized signer for the High School Activity Account #020248 and replaced with Dan Stauber as a signer for the account along with Tim Rohweder or Barb Rands, effective August 1, 2017.
X. Items for Individual Action
A. Set Truth in Taxation date as December 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. during the regular school board meeting.
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Louise Lind to set Truth in Taxation date as December 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. during the regular school board meeting as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
B. Adopted Resolution Authorizing Execution of Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and ISD 704 for traffic safety projects during the period October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.
MOTION: Moved by Joe Ward and seconded by Jennifer McDonald to Adopt Resolution Authorizing Execution of Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and ISD 704 for traffic safety projects during the period of October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
C. Revised the start time and bell schedule for the secondary site to 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to accommodate the new Power Hour/Flex Time. Principal Rohweder will present this at the Board meeting.
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Joe Ward to revise the start time and bell schedule for the secondary site to 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to accommodate the new Power Hour/Flex Time as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
D. Approved the call for bids for the high school boiler project and authorize Superintendent Engelking to approve bids for the high school boiler project. (We anticipate bid opening on August 17th at 2:00 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.)
MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Brian Billman to approve the call for bids for the high school boiler project and authorize Superintendent Engelking to approve bids for the high school boiler project as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
E. Approved the call for bids for the Multi-Purpose Arena.
MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant and seconded by Joe Ward to approve the call for bids for the Multi-Purpose Arena as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
F. Adopted Resolution of Accepting Gifts Received
MOTION: Moved by Margaret Taylor and seconded by Louise Lind to Adopt Resolution of Accepting Gifts Received as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
G. Adopted Resolution authorizing the sale of the property and authorizing Superintendent John Engelking or Business Manager, Stephen Anderson, to execute all documents pertaining to the sale of property 1301 Hearthside Lane, Proctor, MN (Hidden Ridge of Proctor, Block 1, Lot 17). The property Parcel Number is 185-0087-00170.
MOTION: Moved by Larry Shelton and seconded by Jennifer McDonald to Adopt Resolution authorizing the sale of the property and authorizing Superintendent John Engelking or Business Manager, Stephen Anderson, to execute all documents pertaining to the sale of property 1301 Hearthside Lane, Proctor, MN (Hidden Ridge of Proctor, Block 1, Lot 17). The property Parcel Number is 185-0087-00170 as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
H. Jennifer McDonald discussed moving the August 28th School Board meeting to August 21st.
MOTION: Moved by Jennifer McDonald and seconded by Margaret Taylor to move the August 29th School Board meeting to August 21st with location at Pike Lake Elementary as submitted.
Motion approved by unanimous vote.
XI. Items for Discussion/Information
A. Superintendent Update
B. Update on the Arena and Turf Projects - Bids for the multi-purpose arena will go out for bid and will be due in mid-August. Field Turf installation continues, and the turf will start to be laid at the end of the week. The projected completion date is August 19th.
C. Dan Stauber updated the Board on new procedures for activities. He discussed online registration, fees, and event travel forms. He is taking coaches to an Inside Out coaching training at the Minnesota State High School League on August 2, 2017. September 1st is the grand opening of the football field.
D. Superintendent Enrollment Update - 2017-18 class sizes were reviewed. Bay View has grades 1, 3, 4 and 5 closed. Middle school closed grade 6, and the high school closed grade 9.
E. Public Relations Update
1. Items relating to the District from the Proctor Journal:
a) July 13, 2017 Edition: “School’s new hockey arena granted parking variance,” “Grand Lake Board ID’s school vote projects.”
b) July 20, 2017 Edition: “LSC, UMD top colleges for PHS.”
c) July 27, 2017 Edition: “Parent, player orientation meeting Monday, Aug. 7.”
XII. Reports
A. EdMN teacher negotiations have met twice. A third party meeting is set for August 1st.
XIII. Communications
A. School Board Comments and Observations
1. Joe Ward asked if EdMN would have any comments to make during the Board meeting.
Tony Menor represented teachers and commended administration on the great job in choosing new administrative hires.
2. Louise Lind attended a Service Cooperative convention and learned about virtual field trips.
B. Student Liaison Board Member Comments - None
C. Township and City Communications
1. National Night Out is Tuesday, August 1st.
XIV. Move to close the regular meeting to discuss the Superintendent Evaluation in accordance with MN Statutes 13D.05 Subdivision 3.
MOTION: Moved by Kris Bryant, seconded by Louise Lind to close the regular meeting to discuss the Superintendent Evaluation at 8: