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Public Notices for the week of 10/15/12

October 14, 2012
Faribault County Register

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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

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

DATE OF MORTGAGE: April 28, 2006

MORTGAGOR: Monica M. DeMarre, a single person.

MORTGAGEE: First National Bank of Blue Earth.

DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded May 1, 2006 Faribault County Recorder, Document No. 336064.

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Merchants Bank, National Association.

TRANSACTION AGENT: NONE

TRANSACTION AGENT'S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ON MORTGAGE: NONE

LENDER OR BROKER AND MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR STATED ON MORTGAGE: First National Bank of Blue Earth

RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SERVICER: Merchants Bank, N.A.

MORTGAGED PROPERTY ADDRESS: 311 East Willis Street, Elmore, MN 56027

TAX PARCEL I.D. #: 25.682.0330

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Lot 13 in Block 2 of Youmans and Stockmans Second Addition to the Village of Elmore, Faribault County, Minnesota, according to the Plat of said Addition on file in the office of the Register of Deeds (now County Recorder) of said County

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $38,000.00

AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $36,484.90

That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/ Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; That no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof;

PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows:

DATE AND TIME OF SALE: October 25, 2012 at 10:00 AM

PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff's Office, Faribault County Jail, 320 Dr. H. Russ Street, Blue Earth, MN

to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys' fees allowed by law subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns unless reduced to Five (5) weeks under MN Stat. 580.07.

TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, unless otherwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mortgagor(s) must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23 is 11:59 p.m. on April 25, 2013, unless the redemption period is reduced to 5 weeks under MN Stat. Secs. 580.07 or 582.032.

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

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

Dated: August 27, 2012

Merchants Bank, National Association

Mortgagee/Assignee of

Mortgagee

USSET, WEINGARDEN AND LIEBO, P.L.L.P.

Attorneys for Mortgagee/

Assignee of Mortgagee

4500 Park Glen Road #300

Minneapolis, MN 55416

(952) 925-6888

94 - 12-004134 FC

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.

September 10, 17, 24,

October 1, 8, 15, 2012

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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

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

DATE OF MORTGAGE: 11/01/2007

MORTGAGOR(S): Charles L Thompson and Heidi L Thompson, husband and wife.

MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Countrywide Bank, FSB

Transaction Agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration System, Inc.

Transaction Agent Mortgage ID No: 1001337-0002610565-3

Lender or Broker: Countrywide Bank, FSB

Servicer: Bank of America, N.A.

Mortgage Originator: Countrywide Bank, FSB

DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded November 06, 2007,Faribault County Recorder, Document No. 342128.

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Bank of America, National Association as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP Dated: October 13, 2011, Recorded October 28, 2011, Faribault County Recorder, Document No. 356249.

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: That part of the S1/2,. NW1/4 and the N1/4 SW1/4 of Section 2, Township 102 North, Range 24 West, Faribault County, Minnesota; described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest corner of the NW1/4 of said Section 2; thence North 00 degrees 00 minutes 28 seconds East a distance of 1,313.63 feet, on an assumed bearing on the west line of said NW1/4, to the Northwest corner of said S1/2 NW1/4; thence South 89 degrees 50 minutes 13 seconds East a distance of 1,488.47 feet, on the North line of said S1/2 NW1/4; thence South 00 degrees 00 minutes 28 seconds West a distance of 598.46 feet; thence North 89 degrees 50 minutes 03 seconds West a distance of 663.76 feet; thence South 00 degrees 04 minutes 07 seconds West a distance of 1,377.89 feet, to a point on the South line of the N1/4 SW1/4 of said Section 2; thence North 89 degrees 46 minutes 39 seconds West a distance of 820.01 feet, on the South line of said N1/4 SW1/4, to the Southwest corner thereof; thence North 00 degrees 16 minutes 24 seconds West a distance of 661.81 feet, on the West line of said N1/4 SW1/4, to the point of beginning.

REGISTERED PROPERTY: No

TAX PARCEL NO.: 09.002.0100

ADDRESS OF PROPERTY:

12742 590th Ave

Wells, MN 56097

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $198,550.00

AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $205,765.03

That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/ Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof;

PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows:

DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 10:00 a.m.

PLACE OF SALE: 320 Dr. H. Russ Street, City of Blue Earth, MN

to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys' fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 1 year from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns.

DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 10/31/2013 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m.

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

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

Dated: August 31, 2012

Bank of America, National Association as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka

Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP

Assignee of Mortgagee

Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A.

By: Steven H. Bruns

Attorneys for:

Bank of America, National Association as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka

Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP

Assignee of Mortgagee

55 E. 5th St., Suite 800

St. Paul, MN 55101

(651) 209-7599

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.

16751-115350

September 10, 17, 24,

October 1, 8, 15, 2012

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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

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

DATE OF MORTGAGE: 05/24/2007

MORTGAGOR(S): Jonathan G McClain and Tina M McClain, husband and wife.

MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. dba America's Wholesale Lender

Transaction Agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration System, Inc.

Transaction Agent Mortgage ID No: 1000157-0008153929-4

Lender or Broker: Countrywide Funding Corporation dba America's Wholesale Lender

Servicer: Bank of America, N.A.

Mortgage Originator: Countrywide Funding Corporation dba America's Wholesale Lender

DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING:Recorded June 06, 2007, Faribault County Recorder, Document No. 340594.

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Bank of America, National Association as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP Dated: April 18, 2012, Recorded May 29, 2012, Faribault County Recorder, Document No. 358424.

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: South 150 feet of Lot 6 Block 1 Muret N Leland's Addition Faribault County, Minnesota

REGISTERED PROPERTY: No

TAX PARCEL NO.: 304240060

ADDRESS OF PROPERTY:

299 7th St SW

Wells, MN 56097

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Faribault

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $96,000.00

AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $95,089.95

That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/ Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof;

PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows:

DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 10:00 a.m.

PLACE OF SALE: 320 Dr. H. Russ Street, City of Blue Earth, MN

to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys' fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns.

DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 05/07/2013 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m.

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

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

Dated: September 06, 2012

Bank of America, National Association as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP

Assignee of Mortgagee

Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A.

By: Steven H. Bruns

Attorneys for:

Bank of America, National Association as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LPAssignee of Mortgagee

55 E. 5th St., Suite 800

St. Paul, MN 55101

(651) 209-7599

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.

16751-115657

September 17, 24,

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2012

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NOTICE OF CANCELLATION

OF CONTRACT FOR DEED

YOU ARE NOTICED:

1. Default has occurred in the Contract of Deed ("Contract") dated April 3, 2009, and recorded on April 6, 2009, as Document Number 347514, in the Office of the County Recorder of Faribault County, Minnesota, in which Terrance Armon a/k/a Terry Armon and Jane Armon, husband and wife as seller, sold to Clarence Justice, as purchaser, the real property in Faribault County, Minnesota, described as follows:

A tract commencing Seventeen (17) feet South of Southeast corner of Block Four (4) in Dow and Bowen's Addition to Blue Earth City (now City of Blue Earth), Faribault County, Minnesota, according to the Plat of said Addition on file in the office of the Register of Deeds of said County, thence West parallel with the North line of Block Eleven (11) in said Addition 100 feet, thence South 63 feet to the North line of said Block Eleven (11), thence East on North line of said Block Eleven (11) to the Northeast corner of said Block Eleven (11), thence North 63 feet to place of beginning. Being part of vacated Ninth (9) Street in said Addition.

2. The default is as follows: The purchaser is in default in making monthly payments of $500.00 per month from May 1, 2009 through April 1, 2012, total due $43,000.00. The purchaser is also deliquent in paying 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 real estate taxes.

3. For contracts executed after August 1, 1976, and prior to August 1, 1985, the purchase price and the amount of the purchase price paid by purchasers which is a % of the purchase price, as calculated in the manner required by Minnesota Statutes 559.21, subd. 1e.

4. The conditions contained in Minnesota Statutes 559.209 have been complied with or are not applicable.

5. THIS NOTICE IS TO INFORM YOU THAT BY THIS NOTICE THE SELLER HAS BEGUN PROCEEDINGS UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 559.21, TO TERMINATE YOUR CONTRACT FOR THE PURPOSE OF YOUR PROPERTY FOR THE REASONS SPECIFIED IN THIS NOTICE. THE CONTRACT WILL TERMINATE NINETY DAYS AFTER (THE FIRST DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE) UNLESS BEFORE THEN:

(a) THE PERSON AUTHORIZED IN THIS NOTICE TO RECEIVE PAYMENTS RECEIVES FROM YOU:

(1) THE AMOUNT THIS NOTICE SAYS YOU OWE; PLUS

(2) THE COSTS OF SERVICE (TO BE SENT TO YOU); PLUS

(3) $250.00 TO APPLY TO ATTORNEYS' FEES ACTUALLY EXPENDED TO INCURRED; PLUS

(4) FOR CONTRACTS EXECUTED ON OR AFTER MAY 1, 1980, ANY ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS BECOMING DUE UNDER THE CONTRACT TO THE SELLER AFTER THIS NOTICE WAS SERVED ON YOU; PLUS

(5) FOR CONTRACTS, OTHER THAN EARNEST MONEY CONTRACTS, PURCHASE AGREEMENTS AND EXERCISED OPTIONS, EXECUTED ON OR AFTER AUGUST 1, 1985, $90.00 (WHICH IS TWO PERCENT OF THE AMOUNT IN DEFAULT AT THE TIME OF SERVICE OTHER THAN THE FINAL BALLOON PAYMENT, ANY TAXES, ASSESSMENTS, MORTGAGES, OR PRIOR CONTRACTS THAT ARE ASSUMED BY YOU); OR

(b) YOU SECURE FROM A COUNTY OR DISTRICT COURT AN ORDER THAT THE TERMINATION OF THE CONTRACT BE SUSPENDED UNTIL YOUR CLAIMS OR DEFENSES ARE FINALLY DISPOSED OF BY TRIAL, HEARING OR SETTLEMENT. YOUR ACTION MUST SPECIFICALLY STATE THOSE FACTS AND GROUNDS THAT DEMONSTRATE YOUR CLAIMS OR DEFENSES.

IF YOU DO NOT DO ONE OR THE OTHER OF THE ABOVE THINGS WITHIN THE TIME PERIOD SPECIFIED IN THIS NOTICE, YOUR CONTRACT WILL TERMINATE AT THE END OF THE PERIOD AND YOU WILL LOSE ALL THE MONEY YOU HAVE PAID ON THE CONTRACT; YOU WILL LOSE YOUR RIGHT TO POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; YOU MAY LOSE YOUR RIGHT TO ASSERT ANY CLAIM OR DEFENSES THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE; AND YOU WILL BE EVICTED. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS NOTICE, CONTACT AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY.

6. The name, mailing address, street address or location and telephone number of the seller or of any attorney authorized by the seller to accept payment pursuant to this notice is:

R. William Barke,

Attorney for Seller

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 127

Blue Earth, MN 56013

Street Address or Location where the Seller or the Attorney will accept payment pursuant to this notice:

114 West Sixth Street

Blue Earth, MN 56013

Telephone: (507) 526-2141

This person is authorized to receive the payments from you under this notice.

October 1, 8, 15, 2012

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

DATE: September 20, 2012

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described Mortgage:

INFORMATION REGARDING MORTGAGE TO BE

FORECLOSED

1. Date of Mortgage: February 22, 2007, Amendment to Mortgage dated March 2, 2009

2. Mortgagor: Lori Frank and John Frank, husband and wife

3. Mortgagee: Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Blooming Prairie

4. Recording Information: Mortgage dated February 22, 2007, recorded March 7, 2007, as Document No. 339535, in the office of the Faribault County Recorder, Faribault County, Minnesota, and amended by that Amendment to Mortgage dated March 2, 2009, recorded March 3, 2009, as Document No. 347149, in the office of the Faribault County Recorder, Faribault County, Minnesota.

5. Assignments of Mortgage, if any: None

INFORMATION REGARDING MORTGAGED PREMISES

6. Tax parcel identification number of the mortgaged premises: 05.016.3100 and 05.016.3200.

7. Legal description of the mortgaged premises:

Exhibit "A"

That part of Government Lots Two (2) and Six (6) of Section Sixteen (16) in Township One Hundred Four (104) North, Range Twenty seven (27) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian in the County of Faribault and State of Minnesota, described as follows:

Commencing at the West Quarter (W1/4) corner of said Section Sixteen (16); thence on an assumed bearing of North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East, along the east-west quarter line of said section, a distance of 2589.44 feet; thence North 0 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East a distance of 718.83 feet to a limestone monument; thence North 65 degrees 58 minutes 25 seconds East a distance of 99.13 feet to a limestone monument; thence North 64 degrees 02 minutes 32 seconds East a distance of 99.69 feet to a limestone monument, said last described limestone monument being the point of beginning of the tract to be described; thence North 51 degrees 22 minutes 46 seconds East a distance of 99.72 feet to an iron monument; thence North 46 degrees 36 minutes 06 seconds West a distance of 218.00 feet to an iron monument; thence South 85 degrees 29 minutes 36 seconds West a distance of 25.01 feet to an iron monument; thence South 26 degrees 39 minutes 02 seconds East a distance of 235.02 feet to the point of beginning, containing 0.31 acres.

Check here if all or part of the described real property is Registered (Torrens)

8. The physical street address, city, and zip code of the mortgaged premises: 36 Hillside Drive, Winnebago, MN 56098

OTHER FORECLOSURE DATA

9. The person holding the Mortgage is not a transaction agent, as defined by Minn. Stat. 58.02, subd. 30.

The name of the residential mortgage servicer and the lender or broker, as defined in Minn. Stat. 58.02, is Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Blooming Prairie.

10. If stated on the Mortgage, the name of the mortgage originator, as defined in Minn. Stat. 58.02, is Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Blooming Prairie.

INFORMATION REGARDING FORECLOSURE

11. The requisites of Minn. Stat. 580.02 have been satisfied.

12. The original principal amount secured by the Mortgage was $193,200.00.

13. At the date of this notice the amount due on the Mortgage, including taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage, is: $187,807.03 as of September 21, 2012.

14. Pursuant to the power of sale in the Mortgage, the Mortgage will be foreclosed, and the mortgaged premises will be sold by the Sheriff of Faribault County, Minnesota, at public auction on November 23, 2012 at 10:00 A.M., at the Faribault County Sheriff's Office, 320 Dr. H. Russ Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota 56013.

15. The time allowed by law for redemption by Mortgagor or Mortgagor's personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months after the date of sale.

16. Minn. Stat. 580.04(b) provides, "If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, the notice must also specify the date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property redeemed under section 580.23." If this statute applies, the time to vacate the property is 11:59 p.m. on March 4, 2013.

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.

Name and address of

Attorney for Mortgagee or Mortgage Assignee:

Adams, Rizzi & Sween, P.A.

300 First Street NW

Austin, MN 55912

Name of Mortgagee or

Mortgage Assignee:

Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Blooming Prairie

October 8, 15, 22, 29,

November 5, 12, 2012

____________________________

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

COUNTIES OF MARTIN & FARIBAULT, MINNESOTA

REPAIR OF JUDICIAL DITCH NO. 2 M&F

Engineer's Project Number 11-13542

Sealed bids for the Repair of Judicial Ditch No. 2 M&F, Martin and Faribault Counties, Minnesota will be received until 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at the office of the County Drainage Administrator in the Martin County Court House, 201 Lake Avenue, Fairmont, Minnesota, 56031, and publicly opened and read in the commissioner's room, 201 Lake Avenue, Fairmont, Minnesota for the contract for Repair of Judicial Ditch No. 2 M&F, Martin and Faribault Counties, Minnesota. The County Ditch Authority will consider said bids at 8:50 a.m., Tuesday, November 6, 2012, in the commissioner's room at the Martin County Court House, 201 Lake Avenue, Fairmont, Minnesota, 56031.

The job is located just south of Interstate Highway 90, just west of the City of Blue Earth, Minnesota, and is split by the Martin County and Faribault County line.

The approximate quantities of major work are as follows:

____________________________

Repair of Judicial Ditch

No. 2 M&F

____________________________

MOBILIZATIONLS1

____________________________

CLEARING AND

GRUBBINGAC18.7

____________________________

DITCH CLEANING (6' to 8' WIDE DITCH BOTTOM)

LF31,691

____________________________

GRADING FOR

16.5' GRASS STRIPS

LS1

____________________________

SEEDING FOR

16.5' GRASS STRIPS

AC36.8

____________________________

SLOUGH REPAIRLF2,127

____________________________

SEEDING (SIDE SLOPES)

AC1.2

____________________________

CLASS III RIPRAP AT

CULVERT CROSSINGS

CY345

____________________________

4" to 30" TILE REPAIR

(PLACE RIPRAP &

GEOTEXTILE FABRIC)

EA42

____________________________

Bids are invited for the complete job. Bids must be submitted on the form provided. The project will be awarded to the bidder submitting the lowest bid. Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bidder's bond payable to Martin County c/o County Drainage Administrator, or a cash deposit for at least 5% of the bid as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into an agreement with the County and furnish a performance and payment bond for the full amount of the contract along with a certificate of insurance within 15 days after notification of award of the contract.

The County reserves the right to hold the bids and bid securities of the two lowest bidders for 90 days after the bid opening and to reject any and all bids and waive any informalities or irregularities therein.

The Contractor must guarantee the tile work under the contract for three years after its completion against any fault or negligence on the part of the contractor per MN Statute 103E.501 Subd. 6. The work is to be done according to the plans and specifications as prepared by I&S Group, Inc., Mankato, Minnesota; and on file at the office of the County Drainage Administrator.

Specifications and drawings for use in preparing bids may be obtained from the Consulting Engineer:

I&S Group, Inc.

115 E Hickory PO Box 1026

Mankato, Minnesota

56002-1026

Telephone: (507) 387-6651

Fax: (507) 387-3583

Plans and specifications can either be downloaded in electronic form or ordered from the Engineer. Hard Copies may be obtained upon a deposit of $50.00 for each set. Deposit amount is non-refundable. To download an electronic copy of the plans and specifications you must be a member of the QuestCDN.com web site. Membership is free. Fees for downloading plans will be collected through the QuestCDN web site.

To download plans, go to www.is-grp.com and click the Project Status link. Select the link on that page to view the plans that are available for download. The fee for downloading plans and specifications is $20.00. You can also download the plans directly from the QuestCDN.com web site.

All proposals must be clearly marked:

BID FOR REPAIR OF

JUDICIAL DITCH NO.2 M&F,

MARTIN & FARIBAULT

COUNTIES, MN

BID CLOSE: Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 10:00 a.m.

Dated at Mankato,

Minnesota, October 1, 2012.

James Forshee

Martin County

Auditor/Treasurer

Fairmont, Minnesota

October 8, 15, 22, 2012

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FARIBAULT COUNTY

BOARD OF

COMMISSIONERS

SYNOPSIS

SEPTEMBER 18, 2012

1. All members present. The pledge of allegiance was recited.

2. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of September 4, 2012 regular meeting, August 28, 2012 Joint Drainage Authority on JD7, and April 17, 2012 CD 26 Br A Imp final hearing. Approved agenda of September 18, 2012.

3. Approved bills for August totaling $85,560.13 as presented for Prairieland Solid Waste Board.

4. Approved allocation of solid waste fees of $5,248.00 to the Prarieland Solid Waste Board.

5. Accepted quote for tree/brush removal for $4,280 from Chad Winchester of Trimont, if bonding and insurance are acceptable.

6. Approved an SSTS loan of $11,777.36 to Jeff and Linda Evenson on Parcel No. 13.017.0201.

7. A public hearing for a proposed feedlot in Section 25 of Pilot Grove Township was held. Arnold and Marcia Swanson also attended.

8. Approved 2013 State of Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources Natural Resources Block Grant agreement in the amount of $83,296 and authorize the chairman to sign the agreement on behalf of the County.

9. Appointed James A. Meyer of Kiester and Maureen Mittlestadt of Blue Earth to the Planning and Zoning board until December 31, 2012.

10. Approved order to repair a collapsing culvert at Roger Nimz's on CD8 for $6,585.20 from Metal Culvert, Inc.

11. Motion to allow Commissioner Roper to order repair done on CD26 including spoil leveling and to continue cleaning the ditch by Ag Specialties for an estimated $10,000 failed. Commissioner Young voted yes. Commissioner Groskreutz, Loveall, and Warmka voted no.

12. Approved hiring Brian Schaper of Blue Earth and Jade Warmka of Hastings in the Maintenance I position in the Public Works Department. Commissioners Groskreutz and Young voted yes. Commissioner Loveall voted no. Commissioner Warmka abstained because of being related to one of the hires.

13. Approved supporting Hennepin County in their lawsuit on behalf of all Minnesota Counties in the collection of mortgage tax.

14. Approved payment bills totaling $129,987.01.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. L. Bosma met regarding SSTS business.

2. M. Stindtman met regarding soil & water/planning & zoning business.

3. J. McDonald met regarding Public Works business

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was recessed to 9:00 a.m. September 24, 2012 solid waste fee public hearing.

John Roper, Chairman Brenda Ripley,

Central Services Director

October 15, 2012

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BLUE EARTH AREA SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES

I.S.D. #2860

September 10, 2012

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of the Blue Earth Area, I.S.D #2860 was held on Monday September 10, 2012 in Blue Earth , MN.

Present were School Board members: J. Haugh, T. Cahill, M. Eckhardt, D. Fellows, V. Hanson, F. Bly, and S. Becker.

Also attending were Supt. Gough, members of the press, staff and public.

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Chairperson Bly. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

On a Fellows/Eckhardt motion the board approved the agenda. Unanimous approval.

Public Input: None

On a Hanson/Cahill motion, the board unanimously approved the minutes from the August meeting.

The board unanimously approved nine money transfers in the amount of $560,884.47. Becker/Fellows motion.

Superintendents Report:

Evan Gough reported that staff workshops held before school started went very well. Also present at this time Ryan Hoffman with I&S Group to talk about the bidding process of the HVAC project at the K-8 site. The topic of discussion revolved around the possibility of contractors being able to do some of the work during the school year and how it could be done with minimal impact to the students. Also discussed at this time was the need to move some staff and administration due to construction and the possibility of making some of these changes permanently to centralize their location.

Committee Reports: None

Principal's report: K-8 Principal Melissa McGuire was on hand and was very pleased with the turnout for before school conferences. High School Principal Rich Schneider reported that he will be working on a way to make high school conferences better attended by parents. Mr. Holmseth has started a "zero hour" classroom before the start of the school day. The High School will also be hosting a texting while driving course during Homecoming week to talk about the danger it poses.

Action Items:

Transportation Director Dan Brod was present and gave a tour to the Board and Press of one of the three new buses that were recently purchased. He explained many of the new safety features and answered any questions we had.

Technology coordinator David Sparks discussed the need for more wireless capacity and online learning. He said the Tech staff was very busy over the summer making updates.

Our total District enrollment is up 33 students from last year.

On a Becker/Eckhardt motion the Board approved the maximum levy authority at this time. Unanimous approval.

Assistant K-8 Principal was present had updated the Board on the student accountability report for the 2011-2012 school year. On a Hanson/Eckhardt motion the Board unanimously approved the testing portion of this report. The Board also unanimously approved the Staff Development Plan in the same report on a Becker/Cahill motion.

Personnel:

The following Paraprofessionals were hired at step B-2-1. Cherlelynn Bednar, Josephine Dawley, Peggy Demarce, Theresa Eckles, Jenny Lewis, Angela Murphey, and Estefan Gonsalaz.

On a Fellows/Cahill motion the following resignations were approved: Kimberly Mastin, Shari Walker, and Lisa Spotswood.

The Board approved the following lane changes on a Becker/Hanson motion.

Alex Schmidt-MA to MA30

Kristin Johnson- BS to BS15

Molly More- BS to BS30

The Board approved the following Leaves of Absence on an Eckhardt/Hanson motion. Kim Slette, Merilyn Yates, and Kimberly Sickler.

On a Cahill/Becker motion, the board was dismissed at 7:40pm

Respectfully Submitted,

Jesse Haugh-clerk

October 15, 2012

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BLUE EARTH AREA SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES

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