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Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Clinton and LouClare Johnson celebrate 73 years together

Clinton and LouClare Johnson celebrate 73 years together Pictured are: front, LouClare and Clinton Johnson. Second

Pictured are: front, LouClare and Clinton Johnson. Second row, Betty and Bonnie. Back

row:

Larry and Bev.

By Rin Porter Surrounded by four of their six children, many of their 19 grandchildren, and lots of great- grandchildren, Clinton and LouClare Johnson of Eagle Bend celebrated their 73rd wedding

anniversary last Saturday at their home. The Johnsons have lived on their farm south of town for 70 years, moving there in 1941. Clinton’s parents, Charles and Anna Johnson, who were born in

South Dakota, rented the same farm for several years before Clinton and LouClare bought it. LouClare’s parents, Norris and Mable Thorud, farmed about a mile away from where she lives Continued on page 16.

By Rin Porter At its June 13 regular meet- ing, the Eagle Valley School Board learned from high school principal Barry Johnson that the district has won a $30,000 grant from Project Lead the Way. Project Lead the Way is a non- profit organization that pro- motes Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education. Middle schools and high schools applied for the

grants through PLTW’s STEM Implementation Fund (PSIF) that requires schools to prove their commitment to preparing students for jobs of the 21st cen- tury. PLTW partners with lead- ing U.S. industries, professional associations, private and family foundations, and other philan- thropic organizations to provide funding to schools through the PSIF. Minnesota schools will begin offering PLTW’s STEM education courses, including Gateway To Technology and Pathway To Engineering, in Fall

2011.

Only about 20 schools in Minnesota were selected for the STEM curriculum grants for 2011-2012. These schools will join the 185 Minnesota schools already in the program. Schools can receive additional funding in succeeding years if they apply and are approved. The EV dis- trict’s grant will come from 3M and the Kern Foundation. Mr. Johnson said in a tele-

EV School District wins $30,000 grant from Project Lead the Way

phone interview that the money received this year will likely go to curriculum, special training for teachers, and special books. “We haven’t decided definitely how to spend the money yet. We’ll likely launch a couple of classes at the high school this fall, and after that at the middle school, if we receive additional funding. We’ve been told we are eligible for middle school fund- ing and we will request that,” he said. The EV district already has much of the equipment needed for the program. Also during the meeting Gene Booker gave an update on the cleaning, remodeling, and class- room moving activities going on at the Clarissa building in preparation for the relocation of the high school curriculum from Eagle Bend to Clarissa begin- ning this fall. He said the cafete- ria had been cleaned and paint- ed, and work on the offices of the elementary principal and three teachers’ classrooms had been finished. The office of the high

Continued on page 16.

Browerville Days is June 24, 25

high Continued on page 16. Browerville Days is June 24, 25 The 2011 Browerville Days will

The 2011 Browerville Days will kick off with the Senior Citizens Party at the Liquor Store beginning at 1pm. At this time the 2011 Senior King and Queen will be announced. Who will replace Ed and Alice Steinmnetz, the 2010 royalty,? Come and find out. See

Alice Steinmnetz, the 2010 royalty,? Come and find out. See Wed. June 22 Showers 59°/53° Kids

Wed. June 22 Showers

59°/53°

Come and find out. See Wed. June 22 Showers 59°/53° Kids Games The Grand Parade on

Kids Games

and find out. See Wed. June 22 Showers 59°/53° Kids Games The Grand Parade on Saturday

The Grand Parade on Saturday evening will feature many floats. Including Browerville Alumni, Area Fire Departments, Antique cars and tractors, and of course, candy!

inside pages for a complete list of this year’s events.

W EEKLY W EATHER R EPORT

Thur. June 23 Partly Cloudy

68°/52°

Fri. June 24 Partly Cloudy

73°/54°

Sat, June 25 Partly Cloudy

73°/56°

Sun. June 26 Partly Cloudy

75°/59°

Cloudy 73°/56° Sun. June 26 Partly Cloudy 75°/59° The Swimming Pool Games on Friday offer plenty

The Swimming Pool Games on Friday offer plenty of fun for both chil- dren and parents.

Mon. June 27 T-Storms

75°/58°

Tue. June 28 Partly Cloudy

71°/57°

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Obituary

The Browerville Blade, Page 2 Obituary Linda Sovich, 48, St. Cloud, for- merly of Browerville, passed

Linda Sovich, 48, St. Cloud, for- merly of Browerville, passed away after a short illness, with family at her side, at the St. Cloud Hospital on Saturday, June 18, 2011. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, June 23 at 1:00 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church in Browerville. Burial will be at the parish cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Linda was born Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 1962 in Browerville to George and Louise (Klimek) Sovich. She graduated from Browerville High School in 1980 and then moved to St. Cloud. Linda enjoyed crafts, (making her own greeting cards), listening to music and she liked to watch re- runs of "Touched By An Angel" and the Minnesota Twins. Linda loved to spend time with her nieces, nephews, family and friends, espe- cially "Little Grandma" Mary Sovich. Linda is survived by her sib- lings, Anthony (Kae), St. Louis Park, George J. (Margaret), Browerville, Richard, Sauk Centre, Alvina, Waite Park, Jerome (Dani), Clarissa, Jane (Randy) Reed, Long Prairie and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews and spe- cial friends Karen Muellner and Carole Dahmen. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, infant sister Rita, and sister-in-law Delores.

Marriage

Licenses

Nicholas N. Huls, St. Cloud, and Amanda K. Knapper, St. Cloud Justin R. Wawrzyniak, Bertha, and Brittney M. Kimber, Bertha Dustin J. Pickar, Burtrum, and Kylie M. Rardin, Burtrum Christopher W. Bostic, Hewitt, and Vanessa A. Hendrickson, Hewitt

Births

Lakewood Health System

Jessica and Jay Ross, Brainerd,

boy, Aiden Jon, 7 lbs 8 oz, June 12,

2011

Sarah and Steven Jennissen, Staples, boy, Liam John, 9 lbs 10 oz, June 12, 2011 Quinnel Arthur and Dewayne Steward, Staples, girl, Zaviera Star, 7 lbs 8 oz, June 13, 2011 Natasha Peden and Andrew Bingham, Staples, girl, Alivia Ruth, 7 lbs 2 oz, June 13, 2011 Melissa and Ryan Bartylla, Staples, girl, Tenley Mei, 8 lbs 6 oz,

P EOPLE PAGE

Thursday, June 23, 2011

June 14, 2011 Jaime Miller and Jeff Schneider, Annandale, boy, Benjamin Alan, 6 lbs 10 oz, June 16, 2011 Lauren Quam and Josh Denny, Bertha, boy, Kyle Dennis, 5 lbs 14 oz, June 16, 2011

Central Lakes College spring honors list

Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, announced its 2011 spring semester honors lists. The President's List includes students who earned a grade-point average of 3.75-4.0 while enrolled for at least 12 credits . The Dean's List includes stu- dents who earned a grade-point average of 3.25-3.74. Presiden’ts List: Browerville, Joshua Leprince; Alek Paskewitz; Dean’s List: Browerville, Ashley Abrahamson; Eli Busch; Kraig Motzko; Monique Quistorff; LaToya Ross-McRae

Looking Back

50 years ago - June 22, 1961

The Minnesota State Legisla- ture passed a bill increasing state park permits from one dollar to two dollars beginning in 1962. Swimming lessons at Lake Charlotte will begin Tuesday June 27. Busses will leave from the old watertower at 1 pm.

25 years ago - June 26, 1986

Kristie Stepaniak was crowned Miss Browerville; First Runner Up was Barb Lisson and Second Runner Up was Allison Hilts Denny Steinmetz and Leo Reamer caught a 4 lb. 4 oz. Bass, a Walleye, and a 7 lb, 12 oz, Northernson Turtle Lake. Elwood Rolfs caught a 10 lb Northern on Big Lake.

Volunteers can help protect the future of Minnesota’s loon population

A statewide study is being con- ducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to help ensure the continued health of Minnesota’s state bird, the common loon. Boaters, anglers and lakeshore owners are being asked to pick up dead loons for test- ing to help biologists discover the major causes of death. Minnesota’s loon population is about 12,000 birds, and the num- bers appear stable, according to Pam Perry, DNR nongame wildlife specialist and the loon watcher coordinator. “Past studies on the common loon were limited to looking for mercury contamination,” said Perry. “This effort will help answer questions about why loons die. Is it trauma, mercury, lead, disease or effects from the Gulf oil spill?” If some of these causes are pre- ventable, the DNR can develop strategies to reduce loon mortality. The DNR is asking for help in collecting recently dead loons with- out signs of decomposition. Obviously, rotten loons should not be collected. To collect a specimen for testing, people should use disposable gloves to put the dead loon in a plastic bag. Try to avoid barehanded con- tact when handling dead animals. If gloves are not available, turn a

plastic shopping bag inside out and scoop up the specimen with the bag. Place the specimen in a freez- er as soon as possible. If a freezer is not available, place the specimen in a cooler, surrounded by ice. It is important to deliver the specimen as soon as possible to a local DNR office, because it is oth- erwise unlawful to possess loons. All loons need to be labeled with the date, name of the county, lake and nearest town where it was found, along with name, address and telephone number of the per- son who found the loons. More information about general guidelines for safe handling of wild birds is available at www.dnr.state.mn.us/hunting/wate rfowl/avian_flu.html. For more information or to locate the DNR office, call the DNR Information Center at 651-296- 6157 or toll-free at 888-646-6367.

Help spark American Red Cross blood supply this summer

The Independence Day holiday will surely ignite many spectacular fireworks extravaganzas, and the American Red Cross is also count- ing on a spark of donors to boost the blood supply. All blood types are needed to help maintain a suffi- cient blood supply for patients in need. During the holiday week and throughout the summer donations tend to dip, but the need for blood is constant. While all blood types are needed during the critical summer months, Rh negative blood types are always in high demand because they potentially can be transfused to

patients with Rh positive or Rh negative blood types. Type O nega- tive, the universal blood type, can potentially be transfused to patients with any blood type. To show appreciation to those who help save lives near the upcoming Independence Day holi- day (June 27 – July 6), all present- ing donors at Red Cross blood drives and blood donation centers in the North Central region will automatically be entered for a chance to win a portable Garmin GPS unit. How to Donate Blood Simply call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcross- blood.org to make an appointment or for more information. A blood donor card or driver’s license, or two other forms of iden- tification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are generally in good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

Milestones

Happy Birthday this week to:

June 22: Alice Steinmetz, Cecelia Dirkes, Veronica Booker, Robert Salber, Greg Chock, Ryan Spandl, Geneva Hoemberg, Branden Buermann; June 23: Matthew Bounds, Jason Zigan, Brittany Ziegler, Mac Asmus, Pam Irsfeld; June 24: Rochelle Rech, Linda Kolles, Jessica Callahan, Bonnie Edelbrock, Noah Noska, Jim Fisher;

Bentley Ann Marcyes

Edelbrock, Noah Noska, Jim Fisher; Bentley Ann Marcyes Lonnie and Chelsea Marcyes along with Big Brother

Lonnie and Chelsea Marcyes along with Big Brother Jackson are proud to announce the arrival of Bentley Ann, who was born June 6, 2011 at 2:39 pm at Lakewood Health System - Staples. Bentley weighed 6 lbs 8 oz and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Rick and Lisa Bauer of Browerville and Sheldon "Butch" and Leona Marcyes of Clotho.

June 25: Ray Goertz, Benita Motzko; June 26: Dan Becker, Karen Benning, Robert Zimprich, Kelli Zimprich, Lori Cherhart, Mitchell Gmyrek; June 27: Ray Bemis, Sharen Petersen, Neal Katterhagen, Mark Lucas, David Goertz, Duane Ulick, Ann Voller, Hilda Hector, Donna Smith; June 28: Lisa Korell, Lyle Winter, Nancy Mimbach, Sis Loven, Kayla Ulick, Brea Rasmussen Happy Anniversary this week to: June 22: Ivan and Cheri Gritz; June 23: Ron and Sheila Motzko; June 24: Vern and Dodie Olson; June 25: Steve and Kathy Kobliska; June 26: Jeremy and Angie Tyrrell; June 27: Ivan and Connie Cebulla, Leon and Geneva Hoemberg; June 28: Dale and Connie Becker

26: Jeremy and Angie Tyrrell; June 27: Ivan and Connie Cebulla, Leon and Geneva Hoemberg; June

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H APPENINGS

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Browerville City Council meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 pm in the Browerville City Hall

Todd County Drop-In Center

Fri. June 24: 10 am - 1 pm,

Potluck Picnic @ Pine Grove Park

Sat.

June

25:

2

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5 pm,

Karaoke

Tue.

June

28:

3:30

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6 pm,

Members meeting

Tri-County Health Care Earns CALS Designation

Tri-County Health Care has been designated a Comprehensive Advanced Life Support (CALS) hospital. Minnesota’s CALS pro- gram provides advanced life-sup- port education to rural health care providers. The first CALS program was developed in Minnesota in 1996 as a result of collaboration among emergency medicine and family physicians, rural practitioners and academic specialists, and nurses, nurse practitioners, PA’s, para- medics and others. The CALS pro- gram has gone on to be adopted in much of the United States, in parts of Canada and throughout the world. For more information, contact Deb Zacharias, ER Nursing Supervisor, at (218) 632-8767.

Lakewood Foundation distributes more than 800 free bicycle helmets

The Lakewood Health System Foundation recently distributed 844 bicycle helmets to area chil- dren through its annual Helmets Worth Wearing program. A total of 526 helmets were given away at Lakewood’s Staples, Motley, Pillager, Eagle Bend, and Browerville clinics. This year the program also distributed an addi- tional 318 helmets to area kinder- garten classes in Staples, Eagle Bend/Clarissa, Motley, Brower-

ville, Pillager, Verndale and Berth- Hewitt. In addition to properly fitting each child with their free helmet, Foundation staff and volunteers also handed out important bicycle safety tips.

To learn more, contact Heidi

Chapman at 218-894-8503 or e-mail

heidichapman@lakewoodhealthsys-

tem.com. Foundation donations can also be made online at www.lake-

woodhealthsystem.com

Quilt Show

A quilt show will be held dur- ing Browerville Days, Saturday, June 25, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Browerville Community Center. If you have a handmade, antique, or special quilt you would like to display, please bring it to the Community Center between 9 and 10 am on the 25th. Any information about the quilt would be welcome. To find out more call Barb Spychalla at 320-594-2954.

One World, Many Stories

Children ages 3-12 are invited to

a presentation of “One World, Many Stories” taking place at the Long Prairie Public Library, Thursday, June 23, 4 to 4:45 p.m. GREAT Theatre will present this interactive music play featuring folk tales and music from

Germany, Mexico, Arabia, Turkey and China. Attendance is limited and preregistration is required. For more information, please visit or call the library at 320-732-

2332.

Long Prairie Public Library •

Hours: Mon. 2-8, Tue. 10-6, Wed. 2-

8, Thurs. 10-6, Fri. 2-6, Sat. 10-1

Learn Landscape Pop-Up Bookmaking

Adults, teens and children 9 and older are invited to learn about Landscape Pop-Up Bookmaking at

the Eagle Bend Public Library Thursday, June 30, 5:30 to 7 p.m. (Younger children should be accom- panied by an adult to assist with cutting.) An artist will be on hand

to help participants create a simple

portrait or tower base that trans- forms into animals, real or fanciful. Explore a variety of pop-up tech- niques to create a landscape scene.

Attendance limit is 25 and prereg- istration is required. For more information, contact the Eagle Bend library at 218-738-

4590.

Eagle Bend Library Hours:

Mon. 10-5, Tue. 10-5, Thurs. 4-7, Sat. 9-12

Boaters: DNR video explains new aquatic invasive species laws

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has produced an instructional video that explains the state’s new aquatic invasive species laws and shows boaters what they are required to do when leaving

Minnesota waters. “The DNR is ramping up the

battle to stop the spread of zebra mussels, Eurasian watermilfoil and other aquatic invasive species,” said Luke Skinner, supervisor, DNR invasive species unit. “The video shows boaters how to clean and inspect their boats and explains the new, stronger regulations.” The four-minute video fea- tures underwater footage of zebra mussels, takes viewers along on a boat inspection at Lake Minnetonka and provides tips for doing a thorough clean- ing that will keep boaters legal.

“It’s about personal responsi- bility,” Skinner said. “We need all boaters and anglers to watch the video and help us in the bat- tle to slow the spread of aquatic invasive species.” The video is available on the

website

www.dnr.state.mn.us/eco/inva-

sives/index.html.

DNR’s

Bear lottery results

now available

New lottery results are avail- able for hunters who applied for a 2011 Minnesota bear hunting permit. Results are available online at mndnr.gov/hunting/bear. People who checked results online prior to June 6 should re-check their status. Successful lottery winners will be notified by mail later this month. Selected hunters who don't purchase a license by the deadline will forfeit their license.

As a result of a new rule implemented by DNR, bear lot- tery winners must purchase their license by July 29, however this may change to Aug. 1 depending on the passage of new legislation. Check the DNR web- site in July for more information. A total of 7,050 licenses are available in 11 permit areas this year. In 2010, hunters purchased 7,086 of the 9,500 licenses avail- able, harvesting 2,699 bears. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reran the lot- tery after a computer-related error resulted in incorrect prefer- ence information being used to determine winners.

prefer- ence information being used to determine winners. Peggy’s Potpourri The percentage of Africa that is

Peggy’s Potpourri

The percentage of Africa that is wilderness is 28%, the percentage of North America that is wilderness is 38%.

The holiday with the most collect calls

French author Michel Thaler wrote a 233 page book with no verbs.

All of Queen Anne's 17 children died before she did.

Father’s Day.

Apocolocynopsis is the fear of being turned into a pumpkin.

More people are killed by teddy bears than grizzly bears. (As in, choking on plastic noses) Creepy.

The liquid inside a young coconut can be used as a replacement for blood plasma.

More than 40,000 parasites and 250 types of bacteria are exchanged during a French kiss.

A snail can sleep for three years.

On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.

An ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

“A vacation should be just long enough that you're boss misses you, and not long enough

for him to discover how well he can get along without you.”

Unknown

discover how well he can get along without you.” Unknown Kevin Winkler Ice Fishing? Now? Nothing

Kevin Winkler

Ice Fishing? Now?

Nothing could be further from most people's minds right now than temperatures cold enough to make the lakes hard enough to walk on again. But for some of us, there is never a better time to be thinking about where we'll be fishing come December. The next time you are out on the lake, take a few seconds to really look at what is going on around

you. As folks move around the lake in their boats from one place to the next looking for fish it never looks like much of a hassle to just pull up the anchor and move to the next spot. You'll see boats out drifting the flats, and people trolling the edge of a weed line or a break. And others inching their way around a rock pile trying to jig around every little bump on the bottom. As you're looking at the hundreds if not thousands of places people are fishing, try and imagine the lake frozen with eight inches of snow, replace the boats with fish houses in your mind and try to remember that mental picture in six months. Some of you might be thinking, "Wouldn't it just be easier to take a photo, or even mark a way- point in the GPS?" But that's not my point here at all. My point is, 75% of the people you see running and gunning around the lake in the summer on the hunt for fish are many times the same people you hear complaining about peo- ple fishing too close to their big cozy permanent fish house. They'll tell you all about "finding" a new secret spot (among 50 other houses) and talk about how nice the fish were before everyone else moved in on them. As the piles of slush from the holes get bigger and bigger outside the door of their shack, they contemplate cranking up that condo and finding a new spot, just as soon as someone plows a fresh path. So now is the time to really plan ahead for the ice! It starts with that very first 4-5 inches when some brave soul jumps on a wheeler and makes that first track. Have you ever noticed how the first path usual- ly ends up being the main road all winter? Try it if you have some time this year. As you are out there in your boat, think about that road every- one drives on each year to and from the ice village. Try and drive that path with your boat. Look at all the great fishing right along that path. I know of more than one local lake that puts the traffic right over some of the best fishing in the lake. People drive back and forth right prime winter habitat, but who would want to punch a hole there? Hundreds of cars, trucks, wheelers and snowmobiles would pass your front door every day. If only the road had turned just a little where it started first ice it could miss some of those areas and provide more ice fishing vil- lages to many lakes. So, are you ready for ice fishing? I know I am! Open water has just started and I'm already wondering why some people on personal water- craft figure that I was just begging for them to wake up and come all the way over by me and show me their stunning tricks. Summer fishing just wouldn't be the same if I couldn't share five acres of water with a PWC on a 3,000 acre lake. But then again, I smile and think about ice fishing, because most of time, the only sound around me for a mile or more will be old man winter and the distant purr of someone else's auger.

Sunday Brunch June 26, July 10, July 31 10 am - 1 pm Supper Club
Sunday Brunch
June 26, July 10, July 31
10 am - 1 pm
Supper Club
Open 5 pm - 9 pm

218-738-5155

31886 County Rd 3 • Eagle Bend

DAILY SPECIALS

Tue

- Peel -n- Eat Shrimp/Wings

Fri

- 2 Meat Smorgasbord - 5-9 pm

- Surf & Turf & Prime Rib

Sat

- Prime Rib

Sun - Chef’s Choice

Browerville Days Golf Special

9 Holes w/Cart $20- 6/24 & 25

Oriental Asperagus

1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed

and sliced into 1-inch pieces

1/4 c. chopped red sweet pepper

1-1/2 c. fresh mushrooms 1 onion, cut into thin wedges 2 T. butter

1 t. cornstarch

1/4 t. pepper

1 T. teriyaki sauce

1 T. dry sherry

2 t. water

2 T. cashew halves

Place asparagus in steamer basket over, but not touching, gently boiling water. Cover; reduce heat. Steam for 2 minutes. Add mush- rooms, onion, and sweet pepper. Cover; steam for 2 to 5 minutes more or until crisp-tender. Remove basket; discard liquid.

In the same saucepan melt margarine or butter; stir in cornstarch and pepper. Add teriyaki sauce, sherry, and the water. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Return vegetables to saucepan; toss gently to coat. Heat through. Top each serving with cashews. Makes 4 side- dish servings. Make-Ahead Tip: Cut up asparagus, mushrooms, onion, and sweet pepper. Cover and store asparagus in one container and mushrooms, onion, and sweet pepper in another container in the refrigerator up to

8 hours.

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O PINIONS

Thursday, June 23, 2011

By Walter Scott Spring is the time we think of planting everything from gar- dens

By Walter Scott Spring is the time we think of planting everything from gar- dens to crops. Outdoorsmen are seriously involved in planning and planting food and cover plots for wildlife. This year has held many challenges for any- one trying to plant. It seems we have been deluged with rain at least every other day for forty days and forty nights, perhaps even longer. If any day has got- ten dry enough to even think about planting my food plots, I have had to mow the lawn or do some other mundane but neces- sary chore. Food plots have been put on hold. People plant different types of food plots for different rea- sons. Small backyard areas can provide winter cover and a source of food for songbirds and small mammals such as rabbits and squirrels. Many people liv- ing in town or on small acreages will often plant a permanent

Prevented planting

windbreak and an annual food source nearby. Supplemented with bird or squirrel feeders, it is surprising the number of ani- mals that will stay around all winter for viewing enjoyment. Larger food and cover plots are planted for quail, pheasants, and turkeys as well as to help maintain a deer population on a property. Each year, my family and I plant several acres in dif- ferent places for different species. Quail in our area are almost extinct. Twenty years ago, we were able to see several coveys of quail per mile. Now, it’s unusual to see one covey in ten miles. Most of this is due to the increase in predators such as raccoons when the price of fur went down. Part is also due to loss of habitat. Quail like brush or shrubs near an open area. The cover over them protects from arial attack and the open pasture allows them to dart out for a quick morsel of food and run back to the cover of the shrubs. We’ve planted a few hundred low bushes that pro- vide cover and produce berries the quail can eat during the winter when the ground is snow covered. We also mow next to these bushes and along the edge of the timber so they can feed in the short grass. So far, we’ve seen minimal numbers of quail taking advantage of our help, but we still keep trying. At least in our area, deer and turkey are much easier to

attract and keep happy. Rolling hills with scattered hardwood timber combined with open pas- ture provides natural cover. Adding a food plot in the mix makes a happy home that will keep the local wildlife in our area and keep them healthy. We try to plant feed that will last all winter. Some attempts have been more successful than others. An acre of wheat planted in a clearing in the timber last year lasted until it started to head out. As soon as a person could see the heads forming, a large group of marauding deer stopped by and ate the whole thing in a couple of days. We reseeded the area with turnips and had much more success. I’ve found the best and longest last- ing food plot will contain a vari- ety of clovers, beans, peas, and turnips. A bit of added corn will help the turkeys during the times of deep snow if the deer do not eat it all before it can pro- duce corn. Several food plots scattered over a wide area are probably better than one big one. Deep snow might concen- trate animals, so it is safer to have several places for them to go.

The only challenge we now face is having a break in the weather to get out and get the work done. My wife has even said the next time it quits rain- ing for a day or two, she will mow the lawn so I can get the food plots planted.

Letter to the Editor

Being a coward should never happen

To the editor:

This is to the person who ran over my little dog Magnus in front of our home on Conty Raod 16 around 9:30 PM on Sunday, June 19th. I realize that accidents happen and that Magnus was up on the road where he should not have been. I accept full responsibility for that and I'm not angry with you about that. What I am angry about is the fact that you were fully aware that you hit him and yet, you just kept going and left him to lay on the side of the road to die, screaming in pain and fear. I know you were aware because I saw you slow down just after you hit him. The human and responsible thing to do would be to pull over if anything, just to see if you could have given aid to the poor dog or come to the house and let us know what happened. As it was, we were sitting right out front by our campfire and heard the whole thing happen. I'm not going to let you know whether Magnus is alive or dead. That's for our friends to know, not you. As I said before, accidents happen. But, being a coward should never happen. Shame on you. Dr. Dean & Amy Grabinger, Browerville

Remember Browerville Days this weekend

Lots of food, fun, music and activities for everyone

See you there!!

A letter from the country they make nice gifts too. Of course, Sonny, Mom and
A letter from
the country
they make nice gifts too. Of course, Sonny, Mom and I had to have
and so are the weeds. The mosquitoes are so vicious now, it’s hard
ber it so well, and the first baby quilt I made was for her. She loved
Peggy

Dear friends, Hope all you dads had a great Father’s Day. Sonny spent most of the afternoon spraying weeds, not a lot of fun, but necessary. Andy, Ruth and the kids came over in the afternoon with cards the kids had made for Grandpa. Very special when little ones take the time to make a card. We had some peach cobbler and ice cream and the little ones had popsi- cles too. I forgot what a mess those can be on a summer day. Oh well, nothing that wouldn’t wash was touched and a trip to the sink and a lit-

tle soap and water fixed up the hands, arms and faces. Friday I stopped at Cherry Grove Market to check out all the goodies at their grand opening. It was really busy when I was there, and there were lots of food samples to try, as well as picking up some of the tried and true things I like to keep on hand. We love their homemade soaps;

a

hard ice cream cone. I had a small and it was really pretty big. Sonny had a medium size, which was even bigger. I don’t know how big the large size is, but I’m sure it would be way more than I could handle. The store is a nice addition to the area, they have lots of items that are not

available elsewhere, and great little sandwich making deli spot. The summer has been a little like a rain forest so far. Our lawn has never had such lush thick grass. It’s hard to keep up with it between rain and work. We will have to get a grandson over there this week, as

soon as possible, or we will have a hayfield. My flowers are doing well,

to

spend any time outdoors at all, and going out to pull weeds just isn’t enough incentive for me to get all bit up. I have been spending my evenings (when I get the chance) working on baby quilts. I really enjoy

making them and with new babies continuing to arrive in the family I have a good excuse for sitting and stitching instead of weeding or dust- ing. If I ever get ahead on the baby quilt projects maybe I will be able to put a few up for sale. I so enjoy making them and would like to con- tinue even when the grandkids stop coming. Tonight, Monday, we are going to celebrate my oldest granddaugh- ter’s 20th birthday. I can’t believe I have a grandkid out of her teens! Where did the time go? I’m sure her parents feel the same way. It cer- tainly doesn’t seem like it was 20 years ago that she was born. I remem-

it

and dragged it all over with her, until it was nothing but a rag. It has been suggested that I make her another to replace it, but so far there

are enough new babies arriving so I just seem to be able to keep even with the demand. Best go finish the paper.

Pete Berscheit, Veteran Service Officer 347 Central Ave Suite 3, Long Prairie, MN 56347 pete.berscheit@co.todd.mn.us

320-732-4419

Prairie, MN 56347 pete.berscheit@co.todd.mn.us 320-732-4419 St. Cloud VA Announces 2011 Physically Disabled Veterans

St. Cloud VA Announces 2011 Physically Disabled Veterans Deer Hunt

The St. Cloud VA Health Care System, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and the Minnesota National Guard, Camp Ripley, will hold the 20th Annual Physically Disabled Veterans Deer Hunt October 4-6, 2011, at Camp Ripley, near Little Falls. The Physically Disabled Veterans Deer Hunt is available for physically dis- abled Veterans who receive outpatient treatment from the VA, or are eligible for VA care and cannot hunt during the regular firearms season. Limited space is available. Applications will be taken June 20, 2011 through July 22, 2011. Applicants should contact Dennis Erie at 320 255-6394 or email dennis.erie@va.gov for application instructions.

Free Admission for Military Personnel at Valley Fair

Valleyfair is honoring our Hometown Heroes over Fourth of July Weekend with free admission for all active or retired Military personnel. Military person- nel may present proof of service at any Valleyfair entrance turnstile to receive free admission. Free admission is valid on Saturday, July 2, Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4, 2011. Regularly discounted military admission tickets are also available for family members of military personnel.

Cabela's Hometown Heroes Celebration

Cabela’s in Rogers, MN is offering their employee discount to active military, Veterans, law enforcement, firefighters, and EMS personnel as their way of say- ing thanks from June 29 - July 1

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(320) 594-2911

Publisher/Editor: Aaron Quirt Office Manager: Peggy Freyholtz Ad Sales: Stacey Rushmeyer SUBSCRIPTION RATES:

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICA- TION 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:

09/22/2008

MORTGAGOR(S): Michael Lee Holmquist and Jamisty Holmquist, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Countrywide Bank, FSB SERVICER: Bank of America, N.A. MORTGAGE ID #: 1001337-

0003375741-3

DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded October 03, 2008, Todd County Recorder, Document No. 459467. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORT- GAGE: Assigned to: BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Dated:August 24, 2010, LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: That part of the E1/2 NE1/4 of Section 33, Township 129N, Range 34 W of the 5th P.M., described as fol- lows:

Commencing at the Northeast corner of said Section 33, Township 129, Range 34; thence West along the Section line, 12 rods; thence South at right angles and parallel with the East line of said Section, 14 rods;

thence East and parallel with the North Section line of said Section, 12 rods; thence North along the East line of said Section, 14 rods to the place of beginning TAX PARCEL NO.: 20-

0036600

ADDRESS OF PROPERTY:

21953 County 11 Long Prairie, MN 56347 COUNTY IN WHICH PROP- ERTY IS LOCATED: Todd ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE:

$150,195.00

AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUD- ING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $155,278.22 That prior to the commence- ment of this mortgage foreclo- sure 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:

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Main Lobby of Todd County Detention Center, City of Long Prairie to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, includ- ing attorneys' fees allowed by law subject to redemption within

L EGAL N OTICES

6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPER- TY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 06-23-2011 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holi- day, 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 JUDI- CIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDEN- TIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRI- CULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

Dated: October 18, 2010

BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignee of Mortgagee

Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns

Attorneys for:

BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignee of Mortgagee

55 E. 5th St., Suite 800

St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 291-8955 THIS IS A COMMUNICA- TION FROM A DEBT COLLEC- TOR.

16751-104410

NOTICE OF POSTPONE- MENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the above Mortgage Foreclosure Sale is hereby post- poned to Thursday, March 10, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., Main Lobby of Todd County Detention Center, City of Long Prairie in said County and State.

Dated: December 09, 2010

BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignee of Mortgagee

Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns

Attorneys for:

BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignee of Mortgagee

55 E. 5th St., Suite 800

St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 291-8955 THIS IS A COMMUNICA- TION FROM A DEBT COLLEC- TOR.

NOTICE OF POSTPONE- MENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the above Mortgage

Foreclosure Sale is hereby post- poned to Thursday, July 07, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., Main Lobby of Todd County Detention Center, City of Long Prairie in said County and State.

Dated: February 14, 2011

BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignee of Mortgagee

Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for:

BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignee of Mortgagee

55 E. 5th St., Suite 800

St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 291-8955 THIS IS A COMMUNICA- TION FROM A DEBT COLLEC- TOR.

16751-104410

NOTICE OF POSTPONE- MENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the above Mortgage Foreclosure Sale is hereby post- poned to Thursday, September 1, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., Main Lobby of Todd County Detention Center, City of Long Prairie in said County and State.

Dated: June 16, 2011

BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignee of Mortgagee

Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for:

BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignee of Mortgagee

55 E. 5th St., Suite 800

St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 291-8955 THIS IS A COMMUNICA- TION FROM A DEBT COLLEC- TOR.

16751-104410

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

DISTRICT COURT

COUNTY OF TODD

SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT CASE TYPE 14: OTHER CIVIL MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE

PMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, successor in interest by pur- chase from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as Receiver for Washington Mutual Bank,

Plaintiff,

vs.

SUMMONS

Sandy Killian, John Doe and Mary Roe, Defendant(s).

SUMMONS IS

DIRECTED TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS:

1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiff has started a law- suit 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.

THIS

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 PRO-

TECT 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:

Wendy Oien Sanchez Shapiro & Zielke, LLP 12550 West Frontage Road, Suite 200 Burnsville, MN 55337 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 every-

thing 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 infor- mation 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 DIS-

PUTE 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 resolv-

ing this dispute.

7. THIS LAWSUIT MAY

AFFECT OR BRING INTO QUESTION TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY located in the County of Todd, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows:

The Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter (NW 1/2 NE 1/2) of Section Seven (7), Township One Hundred Thirty-two (132) North, Range Thirty-two (32) West, of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Todd County, Minnesota. The object of this action is to foreclose upon the Mortgage recorded as Document No. 456578 and to foreclose upon the above-referenced Property. If

Thursday, June 23, 2011

you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, judg- ment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in said Complaint,

together with plaintiff's costs and disbursements.

SHAPIRO & ZIELKE, LLP

Dated:

Kristine M. Spiegelberg Nelson #308845 Wendy Oien Sanchez

#0391586

Attorneys for Plaintiff 12550 West Frontage Road, Suite 200 Burnsville, MN 55337 (952) 831-4060 ext. 120

THIS MAY BE DEEMED A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPT- ING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAIN- ED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

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11-074048

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICA- TION 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: June 28, 2007 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE:

$96,000.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Deborah A. Beck and Gary L. Beck, wife and husband MORTGAGEE: Baxter Credit

Union LENDER: Baxter Credit Union

SERVICER: Cenlar FSB DATE AND PLACE OF FIL- ING: Filed July 30, 2007, Todd County Recorder, as Document Number 450514 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Lot 2, Block 1, CIC 29,

Juergens Lake South First Addition PROPERTY ADDRESS:

21002 County Rd 96, Sauk Centre, MN 56378 PROPERTY IDENTIFICA- TION NUMBER: 17-0058000 COUNTY IN WHICH PROP- ERTY IS LOCATED: Todd THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE

NOTICE: $93,864.74 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been com- plied with; that no action or pro- ceeding 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:

August 4, 2011, 10:00am PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff's Main Office, 115 Third Street South, Long Prairie, MN 56347 to pay the debt secured by said

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cont. from page 5

mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attor- neys fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s) the personal repre- sentatives or assigns. TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, sin- gle-family dwelling, unless oth- erwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mort- gagor(s) must vacate the proper- ty, if the mortgage is not rein- stated under section 580.30 or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23, is 11:59 p.m. on February 6, 2012. "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 JUDI- CIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032 DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDEN- TIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN 5 UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED FOR AGRI- CULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

Dated: June 7, 2011

Baxter Credit Union Mortgagee

SHAPIRO & ZIELKE, LLP BY Lawrence P. Zielke - 152559 Diane F. Mach - 273788 Melissa L. B. Porter - 0337778 Randolph W. Dawdy 2160X Ronald W. Spencer - 0104061 Attorneys for Mortgagee 12550 West Frontage Road, Ste. 200 Burnsville, MN 55337 (952) 831-4060

PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRAC- TICES ACT, YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS OFFICE IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMA- TION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THIS NOTICE IS REQUIRED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT AND DOES NOT IMPLY THAT WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT MONEY FROM ANYONE WHO HAS DISCHARGED THE DEBT UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICA- TION 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: July 18, 2008 MORTGAGOR(S): Jerad L. Dahl, A Single Person MORTGAGEE: Minnesota National Bank DATE AND PLACE OF

RECORDING: Filed for record

July 21, 2008, as Document No.

458201 in the office of the

County Recorder in Todd County, Minnesota

ASSIGNMENT(S) OF MORT- GAGE: Assignment dated July 18, 2008 to Minnesota Housing

Finance Agency, filed for record July 21, 2008, as Document No.

458202 in the office of the

County Recorder in Todd County, Minnesota Said mortgage is not Registered Land. TRANSACTION AGENT:

None TRANSACTION AGENT’S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ON MORTGAGE:

None LENDER OR BROKER AND MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR STATED ON MORTGAGE:

Minnesota National Bank RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SERVICER: U.S. Bank Home Mortgage MORTGAGED PROPERTY ADDRESS: 520 Gillis Ave S Browerville, MN 56437 TAX PARCEL ID NUMBER:

30-0021200

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lots 4 and 5, Block 15, Original Townsite of Browerville, according to the plat thereof on file and of record at the County Recorder’s Office in and for said Todd County, Minnesota COUNTY IN WHICH PROP- ERTY IS LOCATED: Todd ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE:

$61,200.00

AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUD- ING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE:

$55,674.54

That prior to the commence- ment of this mortgage foreclo- sure 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:

August 18, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Todd County Sheriff’s Office, County Detention Center, 115 third Street South, Long Prairie, MN 56347 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 mort- gagor(s), their personal represen- tatives 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, sin- gle-family dwelling, unless oth- erwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mort- gagor(s) must vacate the proper- ty if the mortgage is not reinstat- ed under section 580.30 or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23 is 11:59 p.m. on February18, 2012. If the forego- ing 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 JUDI- CIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDEN- TIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRI- CULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

Dated: June 14, 2011.

MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee

Marinus W. Van Putten, Jr., Reg. No. 11232X BEST & FLANAGAN LLP 225 South Sixth Street, Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402 (612) 339-7121 Attorney for Assignee of Mortgagee

THIS IS A COMMUNICA- TION FROM A DEBT COLLEC- TOR.

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICA- TION 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:

March 24, 2006 MORTGAGOR(S): Debra F. Strain, A Single Person MORTGAGEE: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Filed for record April 5, 2006, as Document No. 441099 in the office of the County Recorder in Todd County, Minnesota ASSIGNMENT(S) OF MORT- GAGE: Assignment dated March 24, 2006 to Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, filed for record April 5, 2006, as Document No. 441100 in the office of the County Recorder in Todd County, Minnesota Said mortgage is not Registered Land. TRANSACTION AGENT:

None TRANSACTION AGENT’S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ON MORTGAGE:

None LENDER OR BROKER AND MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR STATED ON MORTGAGE: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SERVICER: U.S. Bank Home Mortgage MORTGAGED PROPERTY ADDRESS: 408 NE 8th St Staples, MN 56479

TAX PARCEL ID NUMBER:

38-0056400

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 6 and South 7 feet of Lot 7 Block 4 Searles First Addition to the City of Staples, Todd County, Minnesota COUNTY IN WHICH PROP- ERTY IS LOCATED: Todd ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE:

$89,250.00

AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUD- ING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE:

$85,293.16

That prior to the commence- ment of this mortgage foreclo- sure 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:

August 4, 2011 at10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: The East entrance to the Todd County Detention Center, City of Long Prairie 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 mort- gagor(s), their personal represen- tatives 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, sin- gle-family dwelling, unless oth- erwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mort- gagor(s) must vacate the proper- ty if the mortgage is not reinstat- ed under section 580.30 or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23 is 11:59 p.m. on February 4, 2012. If the forego- ing 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 JUDI- CIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDEN- TIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRI- CULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

Dated: May 31, 2011.

MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY Assignee of Mortgagee

Marinus W. Van Putten, Jr., Reg. No. 11232X BEST & FLANAGAN LLP 225 South Sixth Street

Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402 (612) 339-7121 Attorney for Assignee of Mortgagee

THIS IS A COMMUNICA- TION FROM A DEBT COLLEC- TOR.

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10-071190

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICA- TION 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:

November 13, 2009 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE:

$102,727.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Margaret A. West and Kerry D. West, wife and husband MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. TRANSACTION AGENT:

Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. MIN#: 100273100009197316 LENDER: M&I Bank FSB SERVICER: Wells Fargo Bank, NA DATE AND PLACE OF FIL- ING: Filed November 20, 2009, Todd County Recorder, as Document Number 465663 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORT- GAGE: Assigned to: Wells Fargo Bank, NA; Dated: January 5, 2011 filed: February 28, 2011, recorded as document number

472025

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Lot 4, Block 22, Original Townsite of Staples

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 316 Ne 6Th Street, Staples, MN

56479

PROPERTY IDENTIFICA- TION NUMBER: 38-0025000 COUNTY IN WHICH PROP- ERTY IS LOCATED: Todd THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $105,995.88 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been com- plied with; that no action or pro- ceeding 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:

July 14, 2011, 10:00am PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff's Main Office, 115 Third Street South, Long Prairie, MN 56347 to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attor- neys fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s) the personal repre- sentatives or assigns. TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, sin-

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AROUND THE C OUNTY

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Sheriff’s Report

Sometime over the weekend of June 10-13, person(s) unknown entered

a gravel pit on 110th St. and stole two large batteries from a pay loader. The batteries are valued at approx. $605. At approx. 5 am, June 14, Leon Yates, Eagle Bend, struck a deer with his 1999 Oldsmobile Alero on County 3, 1/2 mile north of County 82. Yates was not injured, the vehicle sustained moderate damage. On June 16 Ronn Mindeman, rural Long Prairie, reported his mailbox and two others had been damaged overnight. On June 17, Timothy Stelling, rural Osakis, reported that four batter- ies had been stolen from his excavator which was parked in a field, just off 165th Ave., near 210th St. On June 20, at 4:56 am, Robert Kent, rural Clarissa, struck a deer on County 3, near 344th St, with his 2000 Buick LeSabre. Kent was not injured, the vehicle sustained substantial damage. Anyone with information concerning any of these cases is urged to con- tact the Todd County Sheriff’s Department at 320-732-2157 or 1-800-794-

5733.

Court Report

Court appearances are First Appearance, RU8 (second appearance), and Omnibus (third appearance) June 9:

Jacob P. Whalen, Long Prairie, admitted violation of his probation and was sentenced to 90 days and ordered to update a chemical use assessment. June 13:

Ryan D. Morisch, Long Prairie, made his first court appearance on charges of theft. An RU8 hearing was set for July 11. Daniel R. Schillinger, Swanville, appeared for an omnibus hearing on first and second degree drug charges. A motion hearing was sched- uled for July 21. Kristopher C. Tornow, Staples, made his first court appearance n domestic assault and fourth degree damage to property charges. An RU8 hearing was set for June 27. Keith A. Joslin, Motley, admitted violation of his probation and was sentenced to 90 days. Lisa A. Mertens, Staples, appeared for a probation violation hear- ing. An admit/deny hearing was scheduled for June 27.

Traffic Citations

Todd County Sheriff Bobbie J. L. Crider, Clarissa, no seat belt used-$110.00 Hervi Estupinan, Long Prairie,

65/55-$125.00

Timothy J. Hockett, Frazee, no seat belt used-$110.00 Joshua J. Hoheisel, Little Falls, underage consumption-$185.00 Kevin A. Jasmer, Staples, no seat belt used-$110.00 Aaron M. Ostenson, Mora, underage drink/drive-$385.00 Jeremy J. Symalla, Long Prairie, drive after revocation- $285.00; no motorcycle endorse-

ment-$50.00

Curtis E. Thomas, Browerville, tobacco ordinance-$135.00 Cory M. Wilson, Staples, no seat belt used-$110.00 Long Prairie Police Gary M. Dumpprope, Long Prairie, drive after cancellation-

$200.00

Lisa R. Thundershield, Long Prairie, domestic assault-$50.00, counseling Jose M. Zavala, Long Prairie, violate order for protection- $385.00, 90 days, stayed 90 days, 1 yr Staples Police Zachary M. Bennett, Motley,

45/30-$145.00

Austin L. Buchholz, Battle Lake, no seat belt used-$110.00 Nicholas S. Demel, Staples, garbage-$135.00, restitution reserved 30 days Paul V. Williams, Staples, disor- derly conduct-$385.00, 30 days, stayed 30 days, 1 yr Eagle Bend Police Scott T. Ecklund, Meadow- lands, window tint too dark-

$135.00

Ryan S. Wessel, Melrose, 65/55- $125.00; fail to stop-$50.00

DNR Donald A. Boucher, Grey Eagle, fail to tag turkey-$185.00 Thomas S. Johnson, Milaca, pos- sess marijuana-$135.00 Keith A. Kellner, Coon Rapids, fail to display valid watercraft reg-

istration-$105.00

Harold M. Loomis, Jr., Burtrum, ATV driver violation-$135.00; oper- ate ATV on road-$50.00 MN State Patrol Jason R. Knoll, Bertha, fail to

stop-$135.00

Darin L. Trites, Frazee, 75/65-

$125.00

Larry Barker, Hollow Water,

84/70-$135.00

Frank Basile, Succasunna, NJ,

87/70-$145.00

Warren H. Daun, Eagan, 80/70-

$125.00

Jaramie W. Heifort, Circle Pines, window tint too dark-

$135.00

Dareck J. Heinecke, Annandale, window tint too dark-$135.00 Jared M. Hernandez, Champlin,

84/70-$135.00

Kevin W. Hviding, New Brighton, 80/70-$125.00 Alistair D. Jacques, Orono,

80/70-$125.00

Frank F. Johnson, Cottage Grove, no seat belt used-$110.00 Rebekah J. Kovalov, Blooming- ton, 80/70-$125.00 James A. Spencer, St. Cloud,

69/55-$135.00

Ryan J. Spencer, St. Cloud,

80/70-$125.00

Douglas K. Switzer, Gentry, AR,

83/70-$135.00

Property Transfers

WTY Steven F Christensen sin- gle to Steven F Christensen as Trustee of the Steven F Christensen Trust created by a Trust Agreement dated the 21st day of February 2011, Deed dated 2-21-11 pt of Lot 1 Aud Subd of NW4SE4 27-131-34 rec 5-19-11

TRUSTEES DEED Mark A Perhus Trustee of the Steven F Christenson Revocable Trust u/d/t Feb 21, 2011 to Mark A Perhus, deed dated 5-16-11 pt of Lot 1 Aud Subd of NW4SE4 27-131-34 rec 5-

19-11

QCD Michael T Caudill etux to Trustees of the William B Nelson Trust Agreement u/a dated Apr 17,

2001 1/2 int AND Trustees of the

Charles F Reichert Family Trust U/A dated March 6, 2006 1/2 int

deed dated 5-18-11 Lots 6 & 7 Blk

30 Tweed’s Fourth Add to Long

Prairie rec 5-20-11 QCD Lorraine Hedin single to Robert E Carr 5-18-11 pt of Lots 1 & 2 Blk 3 Powell’s Add rec 5-20-11 WTY-JT Lorraine Hedin single to Kimberly Malecha etal 5-18-11 pt of Lots 1 & 2 Blk 3 Powell’s Add

and pt vac street abutting rec 5-20-

11

WTY Sandra J Hassler etal to

Dorothy A Moris 5-2-11 Lots 3 & 4 Blk 2 Tiernan Add to Staples rec 5-

20-11

QCD Kathy Sutherland married to Robert Sutherland married 5-20-

11 Lot 1 Blk 1 Juergens Lake

South rec 5-20-11 LIMITED WTY Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp by Stewart Lender Services Inc Atty in fact to Kyle N Bolte etal 5-16-11 Lot 1 Blk 1 CIC 29 Juergens Lake South First Add rec 5-23-11

WTY Bradley A Oestreich etux

to Joshua S Brichacek 5-20-11 pt of

S2SW4 32-131-33 rec 5-23-11 WTY-JT Ronald A Schmidt etux

to Lee A Ortloff etux 5-23-11 pt of

SW4SW4 11-128-32 rec 5-25-11

WTY-JT Thomas H Harms sin-

gle to Anthonoy R Middendorf etux 5-20-11 pt of SW4SW4 21-127-33;

pt

of NW4NW4 28-127-33 rec 5-25-

11

WTY-JT Ronald Alvin Snyder, single to Kyle E Pesta etal 5-25-11 pt of SE4NW4 13-130-35 rec 5-26-11

QCD-JT Theresa Gorghuber, single to Bruce Thomas Gorghuber etal 1-27-92 pt of N2SW4NW4 26- 132-35 rec 5-26-11 WTY Bruce Thomas Gorghuber

WTY George K Geroy, single to

Robert F & Judith A Schultz-a life estate & the remainder interest to Daniel R Schultz 5-31-11 und 1/2

int NE4SE4 2-133-34 rec 6-1-11

TRUSTEE’S DEED Jill D. Stark, Trustee of The Fissel Family Trust u/a dated 1-26-04 to John J.

Fissel, Jr. 5-16-11 L 5 of Midgley’s

Second Subd rec 6-2-11

WTY-JT Caroline Beuning, wid- owed & single to David W Hulinshy etux 6-1-11 NW4NW4 26-128-32 rec 6-2-11 QCD Paula D Nelson-Guenther & Joseph B Guenther as trustee of Joseph B Guenther Trust Agreement dated 3-14-04 to Paula

D Nelson-Guenther & Joseph B

etal to Terrence H Kole 5-23-11 pt

Guenther as trustees of the Joseph

of

N2SW4NW4 26-132-35 rec 5-26-

B Guenther Trust Agreement

11

QCD Allan E Beilke, unmarried

dated 3-14-04 & Paula D Nelson- Guenther Trust Agreement dated

to

Elaine E Vincent etal 10-28-11 pt

3-14-04 5-19-11 Lot 3 First Add to

of

Lot 8 Auditor’s Subdivision of the

Lands End Subd rec 6-2-11

SW4NW4 8-127-32 rec 5-26-11 WTY Elaine E Vincent, single &

WTY-JT James A Leroux etux to james J Leroux etux 5-31-11 pt of

Neil I Smith etux to Anna Meagher 5-19-11 ptof Lots 8,9 & 10 Auditor’s Subdivision of the SW4NW4 8-127- 32 rec 5-26-11

E2SE4 5-128-34 rec 6-2-11 PERSONAL REPRESENTA- TIVE’S DEED OF DISTRIBU- TION Kimberly Kenyon-Brown as

pr

of the Estate of Scott R Brown to

WTY Kathleen Baehr, single to Steven J Trampusch 5-26-11

SE4NW4, NE4SW4 & N2SE4 35- 129-33 rec 5-27-11 QCD Matthew Soetaert etux to Jean Volkmuth 5-12-11 Lot 9 Blk 4 O’Connor Addition to Staples rec 5-

31-11

Kimberly Kenyon-Brown 4-28-11 pt of E2SW4 & pt of W4SE4 & pt of W2E2SE4 20-130-33 rec 6-2-11 QCD-JT Nicholas D Kist etal to

Nicholas D Kist & Traci Anderson 5-26-11 Lots 10 & 11 Blk 6 Drake & Bartraw’s Add rec 6-2-11

WTY Roscoe F Haining etux to

Gerald L Brown etal 7-14-97 Lot 7

QCD-JT Gerald Anhorn etux to Gerald Anhorn etux 6-1-11 und 1/2

Blk 1 Sauk Lake Estates rec 5-31-

int

in all Lot 3 17-127-34 rec 6-3-11

11

QCD-JT Roger M Weinman etux

 

WTY Kenneth L Spence etux to

to

Kevin J Schaffer etux 5-26-11

Carl J Smith Jr etux 5-27-11 Lot 2 Blk 1 Lindberg Point rec 5-31-11 QCD Iris A Lomnes etux to Iris

Lots 8 & 9 Taylor’s Add & pt vac. Lettie Lane rec 6-3-11 WTY George W Crossman III

A Lomnes 5-27-11 pt of NW4NE4

13-133-32 rec 5-31-11

single to Timothy P Twardowski 5- 25-11 NE4 26-130-32 rec 6-6-11

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gle-family dwelling, unless other- wise 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 January 17, 2012. "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 JUDI- CIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032 DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDEN- TIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN 5 UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED FOR AGRI- CULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

Dated: May 27, 2011

Wells Fargo Bank, NA Assignee of Mortgagee

SHAPIRO & ZIELKE, LLP BY Lawrence P. Zielke - 152559 Diane F. Mach - 273788 Melissa L. B. Porter - 0337778 Randolph W. Dawdy 2160X Ronald W. Spencer - 0104061 Attorneys for Mortgagee 12550 West Frontage Road, Ste. 200 Burnsville, MN 55337 (952) 831-4060

PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRAC- TICES ACT, YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS OFFICE IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMA- TION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THIS NOTICE IS REQUIRED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT AND DOES NOT IMPLY THAT WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT MONEY FROM ANYONE WHO HAS DISCHARGED THE DEBT UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

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11-071806

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICA- TION 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: June 25, 2009 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE:

$85,538.00

MORTGAGOR(S): George Mattson Sr., a single person MORTGAGEE: Wells Fargo Bank, NA LENDER: Wells Fargo Bank, NA SERVICER: Wells Fargo Bank, NA DATE AND PLACE OF FIL- ING: Filed July 1, 2009, Todd County Recorder, as Document Number 463411 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF

PROPERTY:

Lot Six (6), Block Twenty- Eight (28), Original Townsite of Staples Mill PROPERTY ADDRESS: 403 8Th St Ne, Staples, MN 56479 PROPERTY IDENTIFICA- TION NUMBER: 38.0031700 COUNTY IN WHICH PROP- ERTY IS LOCATED: Todd THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $88,149.44 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been com- plied with; that no action or pro- ceeding 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:

July 14, 2011, 10:00am PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff's Main Office, 115 Third Street South, Long Prairie, MN 56347 to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attor- neys fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s) the personal repre- sentatives or assigns. TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, sin- gle-family dwelling, unless other- wise 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 January 17, 2012. "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 JUDI- CIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032 DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDEN- TIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN 5 UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED FOR AGRI- CULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

Dated: May 27, 2011

Wells Fargo Bank, NA Mortgagee

SHAPIRO & ZIELKE, LLP BY Lawrence P. Zielke - 152559 Diane F. Mach - 273788 Melissa L. B. Porter - 0337778 Randolph W. Dawdy 2160X Ronald W. Spencer - 0104061 Attorneys for Mortgagee 12550 West Frontage Road, Ste. 200 Burnsville, MN 55337 (952) 831-4060

PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRAC- TICES ACT, YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS OFFICE IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMA- TION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THIS NOTICE IS REQUIRED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION

PRACTICES ACT AND DOES NOT IMPLY THAT WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT MONEY FROM ANYONE WHO HAS DISCHARGED THE DEBT UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

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11-074277

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICA- TION 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:

December 3, 2004 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE:

$75,000.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Ryan R. Kuklok, a single person MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. TRANSACTION AGENT:

Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. MIN#: 1003188-0100009321-7 LENDER: Optimum Mortgage Services Inc. SERVICER: EverHome Mortgage Company DATE AND PLACE OF FIL- ING: Filed December 10, 2004, Todd County Recorder, as Document Number 431242, Thereafter corrected by Corrective Mortgage dated December 3, 2004 and recorded January 26, 2005 as Document Number 432069. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORT- GAGE: Assigned to: EverBank; Dated: April 25, 2011 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Lots 3 and 4, Block 7, Fawn Lake Meadows PROPERTY ADDRESS:

29691 County 26, Browerville, MN 56438 PROPERTY IDENTIFICA- TION NUMBER: 08-0085000 and 08-0085100 COUNTY IN WHICH PROP- ERTY IS LOCATED: Todd THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $69,945.11 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been com- plied with; that no action or pro- ceeding 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:

June 30, 2011, 10:00am PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff's Main Office, 115 Third Street South, Long Prairie, MN 56347 to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attor- neys fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s) the personal repre- sentatives or assigns. TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, sin-

gle-family dwelling, unless other- wise 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 December 30, 2011. "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 JUDI- CIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032 DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDEN- TIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN 5 UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED FOR AGRI- CULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

Dated: May 9, 2011

EverBank Assignee of Mortgagee

SHAPIRO & ZIELKE, LLP BY Lawrence P. Zielke - 152559 Diane F. Mach - 273788 Melissa L. B. Porter -

0337778

Randolph W. Dawdy 2160X Ronald W. Spencer - 0104061 Attorneys for Mortgagee 12550 West Frontage Road, Ste. 200 Burnsville, MN 55337 (952) 831-4060

PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRAC- TICES ACT, YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS OFFICE IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMA- TION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THIS NOTICE IS REQUIRED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT AND DOES NOT IMPLY THAT WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT MONEY FROM ANYONE WHO HAS DISCHARGED THE DEBT UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

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TODD COUNTY, MINN. 2011 Bridge Replacements Closing date: July 11, 2011

Sealed bids will be accepted until 10:00 A.M., July 11, 2011 by the Todd County Public Works Director/Engineer and County Auditor/Treasurer at 44 Riverside Drive, Long Prairie, Minnesota 56347 for the follow- ing construction projects:

S.A.P. 077-599-057 (Bridge

#77J72)

Pre-cast Concrete Single Box Culvert (16’ x 6’) installation & approach grad- ing

S.A.P. 077-623-006 (Bridge

#77J74)

Pre-cast Concrete Double Box Culvert (10’ x 5’) installation & approach grad- ing

S.A.P. 077-623-007 (Bridge

#77J73)

Pre-cast Concrete Double Box Culvert (14’ x 6’) installation & approach grad- ing

Plans and Specifications are available for viewing and /or pur-

chase at the Office of the Todd County Public Works Department, 44 Riverside Drive, Long Prairie, Minnesota 56347. Non-refundable cost of plans and proposal -- $40.00 (Minnesota State Sales Tax included). Bid envelope shall be clearly labeled in the lower left-hand corner with the appropriate proj- ect number. The Todd County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informalities or technicalities therein, and to award Contract to bidder sub- mitting proposal which best serves the interests of Todd County. Loren Fellbaum Public Works Director/Engineer Todd County

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Minutes of the Meeting of the Todd County Board of Commissioners held on May 17, 2011

Call to Order The Todd County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s Board Room in the City of Long Prairie, MN on the 17th day of May, 2011 at 9:00 A.M. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Blessing with all members present. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. Approval of Agenda On motion by Ruda and sec- ond by Kircher, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote to approve the agenda as amended with the following changes:

Removed from the agenda - 1. Discussion 2012 Budget Departmental Reorganization Added to the agenda -1. Motion of Grants for Fiberband Routine Business On motion by Neumann and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the May 3, 2011 minutes as read. On motion by Kneisl and sec- onded by Ruda, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Commissioner Warrants #27950 thru #28079 in the amount of $91,880.92. On motion by Kircher and sec- onded by Ruda, the following res- olution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

Resolution for Gambling Permit for The Big Lake Sportsman s Club WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are in agreement to approve a Gambling Permit for the Big Lake Sportsman’s Club. RESOLVED, to approve a one day Gambling Permit for the Big Lake Sportsman’s Club to hold a raffle at the club house located at 33513 County 16, Cushing, MN56443 on August 20, 2011. Todd County Planning and Zoning On motion by Ruda and sec- onded by Kircher, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:To approve the Conditional Use Permit application for Anthony Borgheiinck to use the existing storage buildings for commercial seasonal storage. Use Permit is

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required for mini-storage units located on ag/forestry zoned land. Property located at part of the N2 SE4 Desc as Comm at S Qtr cor of Section 16, N 1821.86

ft to pt of beg, thence E 622.83 ft,

N 699.39 ft, W 622.83 ft to W

Line, S 699.39 ft to beg, Section 16, Twp 129, Range 33, Long Prairie Township, Todd County. On motion by Ruda and sec- onded by Kircher, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the budget amendment 2011-01 to recognize additional grant revenue from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources for the purposes of funding a septic system inven- tory project. Todd County Administrator The following list of bid con-

tracts were approved for the Historic Courthouse Renovation. (Complete list on file in the Todd County Administrator s Office).

1. Category 1 Earthwork/

Utilities - Doug’s Excavating,

Inc. of Long Prairie, MN in the amount of $152,850.00.

2. Category 2 Concrete -

Duncan Concrete, of Browerville, MN in the amount of

$145,858.00.

3. Category 3 Masonry - Royl

Masonry Company of St. Cloud, MN in the amount of

$130,000.00.

4. Category 4a Steel and

Metals - Goodells Welding and Fabricating, Inc. of St. Cloud,

MN in the amount of $54,727.27.

5. Category 7 Gypsum Board -

R&H Drywall, Inc. of Pierz, MN

in the amount of $96,264.

6. Category 9a Aluminum

Entrances and Glazing - Alex

Glass and Glazing of Alexandria, MN in the amount of $18,795.00.

7. Category 10 Tile - Mid State

Tile Company, Inc of St. Cloud, MN in the amount of $54,816.00.

8. Category 17 Geothermal - K

Johnson Construction, Inc. of

Sauk Rapids, MN in the amount

of $108,500.00.

9. Category 19 Mechanical/ Plumbing - Gustafson Mechanical, Inc of Alexandria, MN in the amount of

$233,240.00.

On motion by Kircher and sec- onded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To accept and welcome a working relationship with Arvig Communications Systems and U- reka Broadband for the purposes of completing a collaborative fea- sibility study for deployment of a county wide fiber to the home network. No legal or financial commitment is being made at this time, nor is any commitment to an agreement for potential next steps beyond the feasibility study phase. On motion by Kneisl and sec- onded by Ruda, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: The County Board of Commissioners directs the County Administration to work with partners and to apply for grant funds for the purposes of com- pleting a feasibility study for a County wide Fiber to the Home network, and commits matching funding up to $20,000 for said project. On motion by Kircher and sec-

onded by Ruda, the following res- olution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

A RESOLUTION ESTAB-

LISHING A COMMITTEE TO REVIEW PUBLIC SAFETY ORDINANCES AS IT RELATES TO TRAVEL ON PUBLIC ROADWAYS IN THE COUNTY OF TODD WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes 375.51 prescribes a methodology for the County Board to adopt ordinances in the County of Todd, State of Minnesota. RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners hereby establish- es a committee directed to pre- pare for presentation to the County Board, an ordinance for consideration which may require for any or all vehicles traveling on public roadways within the County of Todd to have appropri- ate lighting or signage so as to

ensure the safety of the traveling public, to recommend fees and to recommend other requirements as the committee deems advis- able or expedient as long as the proposed requirements are intended to ensure public safety. RESOLVED, that this com- mittee shall be comprised of:a representative from the Todd County Sheriff’s Office, a repre- sentative from the Todd County Highway Department, a repre- sentative from the Todd County Attorney’s Office, Commissioners Kircher and Blessing and up to two citizen members to be appointed by the commissioners on the committee. Administrator’s Report Upon request of the Board, the Administrator reported on grant seeking for the ARMER radio system and the historic court- house project. Nearly 1 million dollars in FEMA grants has been awarded to the Long Prairie Fire Department for ARMER Deployment. Jayne Jones, the consultant authorized by the Board and hired by the Sheriff to seek federal project appropria- tion is working with the Sheriff. Last report administration received was May 2, which was to expect committee discussion at the federal level and requests for appropriation to show up in committee. Community Funding Solutions is working on grants for the historic courthouse, his- toric society grants and USDA grant for geothermal. These may not work due to timing of the geothermal portion of the project. Legislation has been introduced at the State by Senator Ingebrightsen and Representative Franson, HF1278 and SF1188 indicate $110,000 of appropriation for the project, and authorizes a sales tax exemption.It is anticipated that this would be offered as an amendment on the floor during creation of the omnibus bill. AMC is tracking the progress for us. Commissioners Report Recognition was given to Donna Lisson, an employee of 17 1/2 years in the Public Health Department that has worked as Registered Nurse.

All the Commissioners com-

mented that they would like to see a kick off ceremony for the renovation of the Historic Courthouse.

Adjourn On a motion by Neumann and seconded by Kneisl the meeting

was adjourned for the month of

May at 10:28 until June 7, 2011.

COMMISSIONER WARRANTS VENDOR NAME AMOUNT CONTECH CONSTRUCTION

PRODUCTS 16,096.55 ENVIROMENTAL SYSTEMS RESEARCH 6,450.00 HILDI INC 3,800.00 LIBERTY TIRE RECYCLING SERVICE 6,652.41 LONG PRAIRIE OIL COMPANY 6,098.96 JAMES MENCH 2,775.00 NORTHERN BUSINESS PRODUCTS 3,930.93 REGION V DEVELOPMT COMMISSION 2,326.77 SHIRLEY S GAS & GROCERIES 2,801.49 STAPLES WORLD 6,959.33 STRACK S COLLISION

CENTER

PAYMENTS LESS THAN $2000 30,466.67 FINAL TOTAL $91,880.92

On a motion by Kircher and second by Kneisl the preceding minutes of the County Board meeting held May 17, 2011 were duly approved by a unanimous

vote of the Todd County Board of Commissioners at the Regular Board Meeting held on June 7,

2011.

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Witness my hand and seal Mark Blessing, County Board Chairperson Nathan Burkett, County Administrator

TODD COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Main Street Government Center 347 Central Ave – Suite 2 Long Prairie, Minnesota PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 6:30 pm the Todd County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing in the Commissioners Meeting Room, Main Street Government Center, 347 Central Ave, Long Prairie to consider the following application:

Mark & Peggy Ann Berg:

Mound Lake, (3.42 acres) Gov’t Lot 5 ex part platted as Scenic Shores & ex part of Gov’t Lot 5 S of Lots 17-23 of Scenic Shores, Section 2, Grey Eagle Township. Recreational Development Lakeshore. Conditional Use Permit to cre- ate a two lot residential subdivi- sion. Use Permit is required for all subdivisions located in Lakeshore zone. Preliminary Plat of “Larry Back Lot” consist- ing of 3.42 acres divided into two residential non-riparian lots which meet and exceed size requirements. Private water and sewer are proposed. No new roads are required. Lot 2 has an existing garage and sewer sys- tem. This was tabled at the June 9th meeting for additional infor- mation. Michael & Judith Brick: Lady Lake, (51.41 acres) part of Gov’t Lot 5, Section 31, Burnhamville Township. Natural Environmen- tal Lakeshore. Conditional Use Permit to cre- ate a one lot residential subdivi- sion. Use Permit is required for all subdivisions located in lakeshore zone. Preliminary Plat of “Brick Addition” consist- ing of 3.36 acres with a buildable area of 1.88 acres. This is an

existing dwelling site and the reason to plat is to sell off the buildings. James & Marie Noska: (80 acres) NW4 NE4 & NE4 NW4, Section 14, Iona Township. Property zoned AF-1 and NE Shoreland. Conditional Use Permit to increase this existing feedlot from 188 animal units to 240 ani- mal units of dairy cattle.

Modifications of the feedlot to be

a 60x120x6 foot stacking slab, an

open lot to be filtered, an open lot to be turned to pasture, and add

a 60x213 ft vegetated filter strip

to control feedlot runoff. Use Permit is required to expand on a feedlot located in shoreland zoned property. Daniel & Sarah Hershberger:

(40 cres) NW4 NW4, Section 9, Germania Township. Property zoned AF-2. After the fact Conditional Use Permit for the sawmill doing cus- tom work. Operation uses approximately 2 acres. Sawmill is located in an existing building and there are areas designated for logs, slabs and lumber. Use Permit is required for Sawmill’s located in Ag/Forestry zoned land. Jeff and Steven Kobliska: Lots 10 and 11, Block 10, Pine Island Heights, in Sylvan Shores, Section 30-31, Fawn Lake Township. After the Fact Conditional Use Permit for Mining & Excavating. To remove approximately 6,000 cubic yards of soil from the two lots to make the lots buildable (remove hill). Excavated materi- als are being transported their asphalt plant by Staples. Projected completion date to be November 1, 2011 to have mate- rial out and lots leveled and seeded. Use Permit is required for mining and excavating Permits for property located in lakeshore district. Stella Christensen & Todd Smith: (27.89 acres) NE4 SW4 lying W of Hwy 21, Section 26,

Staples Township. Property zoned Ag/Forestry 1. After the fact Conditional Use Permit to operate a Welding and Fabrication and Equipment Repair business from the home site. Use Permit is required for a Home Based Commercial busi- ness. All persons interested are invited to attend said hearing and be heard on these matters. If it is not possible for you to attend the hearing in person, feel free to write, call, visit or E-mail – HYPERLINK mailto:tod- dplan.zone@co.todd.mn.us tod- dplan.zone@co.todd.mn.us the Environment and Land Resource Management Office regarding these matters. Todd County Planning

Commission

Rin Porter, Chairperson

Property Transfers

WTY Christina Crossman single to Timothy P Twardowski 5-26-11 NE4 26-130-32 rec 6-6-11 QCD-JT Timothy P Twardowski etux to Timothy P Twardowski etux 6-1-11 NE4 26-130-32 rec 6-6-11 WTY Ellen K Brown aka Ellan Kay Brown single to RD Properties

LLC 5-4-11 pt of GL 1 12-127-35 rec

6-6-11

WTY Jason C Felling etal to Osakis Trail Blazers Saddle Club

aka Osakis Trailblazers Saddle

Club 5-31-11 pt of E2NW4 22-128-

35 rec 6-6-11

WTY Michael J Waterman etux to Brian E DeGrood 6-2-11 Lot 9 Blk 2 Second Add to Land End Subd rec 6-7-11 WTY-JT Betty L Munn widow to

David J Kasel etal 5-26-11 GLs 3&4 10-129-32 rec 6-7-11 WTY Joel L Linker etux to Steven F Kobliska 6-3-11 Lots 10,11,12,13,15 Blk 10 Pine Island

Heights rec 6-7-11 QCD Heidi M Stokes single etal to Mary E Stokes 4-20-11 pt of SW4

9-132-35 rec 6-9-11 QCD-JT Chad L Bosl eutx to Chad L Bosl etal 6-8-11 E2NW4 and SW4NE4 3-128-34 rec 6-9-11 QCD-JT Jeremy M Kerzman etux to Jeremy M Kerzman etal 6- 2-11 Lot 21 Aud Subd of SE4NE4 and GL 4 7-127-32 rec 6-9-11 LIMITED WTY Federal Home Mortgage Corp to Jacob Fretty Jr 5-20-11 Lot 4 Blk 20 OT Staples rec

6-9-11

WTY Dorothy E Helmbrecht etux to Leonard M Vnuk 10-1-91 pt of NE4 2-128-32 rec 6-9-11 LIM WTY-MN Housing Finance Agency to Darrek A Dukek Jr 6-7-

11 Lots 13 thru 16 Blk 2 Stewart &

Bartraw’s Add rec 6-10-11 WTY Ervin J Muellner etal to Donn C Eggen 6-10-11 W2SW4 33- 128-32 rec 6-10-11 QCD Clinton Brink Bensen, to Clinton Brink Bensen as trustee of the Clinton Brink Bensen Revocable Trust dated 5-12-11 rec

6-10-11

QCD Raymond A Bullick to Ramond A Bullick as trustee of the Raymond A Bullick Revocable Living Trust dated 6-9-11 Lots 7&8 Blk 2 Dennis Reierson Add rec 6-

10-11

QCD George D Forsman etux to George D & Mary M Forsman as trustee of the George D Forsman Living Trust date 2-10-97 8-31-10 pt of GL 3 19-128-32 rec 6-13-11 QCD Mary M Forsman & Joyce Fossey as truste of the George D Forsman Living Trust dated 2-10- 97 to Mary M Forsman & Joyce Fossey as trsutee of the George D Forsman Family Trust 6-9-11 pt of GL 3 19-128-32 rec 6-13-11 WTY-JT Stanely L Kirckof etux to William D Bjerke etux 6-10-11 Lot 4 Thimmesh’s Subd rec 6-13-11 WTY-JT Jeremy J Teicher etux to ted K Mahood etux 6-6-11 Lot 11 Blk 1 Black’s RV Resort CIC #24 rec 6-13-11 QCD Dorothy E Hofmeister sin- gle to Robert A Sebastian 6-9-11 Lot 6 Blk 1 Fairhaven Add CIC #22 rec 6-13-11 WTY-JT Kurt Fredrick Hanson

single to Kale E Brastad etux 6-10-

11 Lots 11 & 12 Blk 3 Fawn Lake

Meadows rec 6-14-11

QCD Christopher Cavallero etux to Donna M Ostendorf 3-16-11 Lot 10 Farview Add 6-15-11 WTY Kevin R Larson signle to

Capko Brothers Farms LLP 6-10-

11 pt of SW4 1-129-33 rec 6-15-11

WTY-JT Monica Westerberg sin- gle to Kevin Faust etux 6-15-11 pt ofNW4SE4 3-128-33 rec 6-15-11 WTY-JT Ronald K Muenzhuber single to Raymond C Henderson etal 6-14-11 pt ofE2SE4 22-128-34 rec 6-15-11

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WHY DRIVING RESPONSIBLY IS A TWO-WAY STREET FOR TEENS AND PARENTS By Stephen Gray Wallace, M.S. Ed. As high school students pour out of the classroom and into their cars, it’s a good reminder that the sum- mer season almost always proves to be the most dangerous for teen driving. And the news is not getting any better. A new study by SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) and Liberty Mutual Insurance gives parents reason to pause before handing over the keys to their newly released young driver, revealing an alarmingly high num- ber of teens who have had “near misses” while behind the wheel. It also delivers some insight into what may be chief contributors to those events – even if they differ from what most young people think.

According to the study, 68 per- cent of teens admit to having nar- rowly avoided a crash. Yet, perhaps not surprisingly, teens are more likely to blame external factors than to point the finger at them- selves – even when they are at fault. Indeed, one in three drivers (34 percent) who say they have had a “near miss” blame another driver, while 21 percent say weather was the primary cause. Yet when asked what they were doing in the car at the time of the incident, teens admitted to an array of dis- tracting or dangerous behaviors: 30 percent were speeding, 21 percent were texting, 20 percent were talk- ing to their passengers, and 17 per- cent were changing songs on their MP3 player. Ironically, only 9 percent of teens believed excessive speed was the primary contributor to a close call, while 13 percent said texting while driving was to blame. Another 6 percent passed along responsibility to friends who distracted them. CLOSE CALL KIDS

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• 33 percent say they regularly

text behind the wheel. Those numbers are significantly lower for the 32 percent of teen drivers who report never having had a close call. REALITY GAP Despite these disturbing statis- tics, 92 percent of teens consider themselves to be safe, cautious drivers. And few seem to sense the dan- gers lurking on the roadway once school’s out for summer – despite the fact that young drivers are

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experience changed their driving habits, with the majority of them

(58 percent) saying those improve- ments are “forever.” There’s got to be a better way. A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY Keeping young drivers safe behind the wheel has never been timelier, and some new help is on the way. The Parent/Teen Driving Contract developed by Liberty Mutual and SADD which can be

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now. Her grandparents, Andrew and Nathalie Thorud, were born in Norway and immigrated to America in 1886. They homesteaded their farm shortly after their arrival. Clinton and LouClare raised six children – two boys and four girls. Their oldest daughter, Carol Anne, passed away in 2001. Their son Larry and daughters Bonnie, Bev, and Betty, live near their parents. Their son Kenny lives near the Twin Cities. The family milked Holsteins for many years. LouClare had a big garden and canned tomatoes and other produce. She raised straw- berries and had a U-pick business for a few years. Her main hobby is quilting. Clinton and LouClare sold their dairy herd in 1988, and began spending the winters in Texas. After a while, LouClare started an antique business in their barn. She ran the business for about four years before closing it. “It was interesting,” LouClare said. “You met a lot of people. We traveled around the South and bought stuff and resold it up here.” “All my life I worked very hard,” she said. “I was a jack of all trades and master of none.” Their daughter Bonnie Benning said her parents are proud of the fact that they don’t take any medications except for blood pressure pills. “They use natural remedies,” she explained. LouClare is 90 and Clinton is 94. They don’t hear well, and each one walks with a cane, but they live in their own home and enjoy spending time with family.

Eagle Valley, continued

school principal was almost done, Early Childhood and Family Education room walls and lights were done, the old studio being con- verted to educational use had the cabinetry demolished and removed and new carpet approved for installation, the lobby was done, and two loads of junk had been hauled away for recycling. The south classrooms will be done soon. Preparations are underway for the All School Reunion and Open House being held July 14-16. After that event, packing of the rest of the Eagle Bend and Clarissa classrooms will take place and the move will be done in stages so everything is ready when school begins. The board learned from board member Chris Notch that 1,253 gal- lons of fuel oil had been donated to the school by the Alexandria school district, due to the efforts of board member Adam Riedel. The donation has a value of about $4,600. The Alexandria district is changing from fuel oil to propane to heat one of their buildings. The school board voted to approve 23 school-funded activities and three community-funded activities for the 2011-2012 school year, including basketball, football, volleyball, wrestling, softball, base- ball, track and field, one-act and full-act plays, cheerleading, speech, pep band, music contests, knowledge bowl, and yearbook. The school board accepted the resignations of Bev Guse and Jan Thorson with gratitude for their years of service. The board voted to lay off four employees at the recommendation of the personnel committee, due to decreases in food service pro- gramming and paraprofessional support needs because of the con- solidation of the two school buildings into one. Employees to be laid off were Stacie Warren, Heidi Berg, Cheryl Hagen, and Melissa Polovick. Two school board members opposed the school board policy the personnel committee followed in recommending these layoffs, and asked that the policy be reconsidered in the fall. The next meeting of the EV School Board will be held at 6:30 PM June 27 at the Eagle Bend building.

will be held at 6:30 PM June 27 at the Eagle Bend building. Dreher places second

Dreher places second at state

Ben Dreher competed at the State track meet June 10 and 11. On Friday, Dreher competed in the triple jump. He placed 10th, one spot out of the medals. Saturday he competed in the high jump and long jump. He placed 13th on the long jump. In the high jump there were 21 competitors. The opening height was 5’10”, and Dreher made that on his first attempt. The bar then went to 6’2”, with 17 remaining competitors. Dreher made it on his second attempt. The bar then went to 6’4”, with 11 competitors. Dreher was the first one jumper to attempt 6’4”, and he made it. The bar then moved to 6’5”, with only three competitors left. Dreher made it on his second attempt. The bar was then placed at a height of 6’6”, and only two jumpers were left. Dreher did not make it, placing him second in Class A. Great job to Ben Dreher at the State track meet.

Class A. Great job to Ben Dreher at the State track meet. Food Shelf receives special

Food Shelf receives special donation

Wednesday, June 15,

Food Shelf receives special donation Wednesday, June 15, Miss Staples/Motley First Princess Emma Erickson,wearing a

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Staples/Motley First Princess Emma Erickson,wearing a pur- ple swimming suit as a reminder of Elderly Abuse Awareness Day, and her sister Elsa, pre- sented Harvey Christensen, represent- ing the Browerville Area Food Shelf, with a donation of Lou-Beans packets for men, women and children. The Erickson family have been making up the packets, consisting of toiletries and person- al items for distribution at area food shelves. The have already donated packets at the Staples Food Shelf and plan to visit all five food shelves in the area. “Sometimes people need more than food,” stated the girls mother. The family purchases the materials to be included in the packets themselves, as a way of helping folks in the

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community. They also make pillows to be given to children in child protection situations.

Kelsey Ross repeats as girls’ golf champ

Osakis senior Kelsey Ross, the granddaughter of Richard and Mary Jane Kahlert, of Browerville, closed out her high school career with her second straight State Class A girls' golf championship, finish- ing with a two-day total of 160, just one stroke ahead of Steph Aanenson of Mounds Park Academy. Despite three double-bogeys and a triple-bogey in her final round, Osakis senior Kelsey Ross repeat- ed as the Class A girls’ golf champion. Ross shot a two-round 160 (76-84), which was enough to fend off Mounds Park senior Steph Aanenson, who finished at 161 (82-79). “I’m glad it’s over, because I started shooting really bad towards the end,” said Ross, whose tears of frustration on the final green turned to tears of joy when her mother informed her that she had won. “My aim was a little off, my timing was a little off, but it was enough to get it done.” This was Kelsey’s third trip to the state competition. In her sophomore year she claimed the second place spot, and now has grabbed the first place title two years in a row. On her way to the 2011 state tournament, Kelsey claimed medalist honors in the Section 5A-North girls’ golf tourney and in other golfing meets on her way to becoming the State Champion for the second year. The Osakis girls finished fourth overall with a team total 736. Lewiston-Altura earned the team title with a 671. Osakis senior Kelsey Ross defended her individual crown, shooting a 76-84-160 over two days. Lewiston-Altura won the team title with a 330-341-671 after placing second last season. Photo curtesy of the Osakis Review.