NOTICE OF HEARING
Notice is hereby given that the Housing Authority of Benson County will conduct a public hearing in the Community Room of West Bay Homes, 201 Main Street West, Minnewaukan, North Dakota on October
12 at 8:30 a.m. to discuss the annual plan.
Copies of the proposed plan will be available for review and inspection in the management office of the Benson County Housing Authority at the above address. Any person interested may appear at the hearing and be heard.
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
COUNTY OF BENSON
IN DISTRICT COURT
NORTHEAST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Citizens Community )
Credit Union, )
Plaintiff, ) CIVIL NO.
vs. ) 03-07-C-00125
Kevin Alexander, )
Jeri Alexander, )
and Benson County ) NOTICE OF
Social Services ) EXECUTION
Board through the ) SALE
North Dakota )
Department of )
Human Services, )
Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a Judgment and Decree in foreclosure rendered and given by the District Court in and for the County of Benson, North Dakota, Northeast Judicial District, entered and docketed in the office of the Clerk of said Court on the 28th day of August, 2007, in an action wherein Kevin Alexander, Jeri Alexander, and Benson County Social Services Board through the North Dakota Department of Human Services were the defendants, in which decree it was adjudged that there was due and owing to the plaintiff upon said mortgage indebtedness, the sum of Twenty-three Thousand Eight Hundred Sixty-three Dollars and 81/100
($23,863.81) plus interest from August 24, 2007; by virtue of a writ of Special Execution to me issued out of the office of the Clerk of said Court, I will sell said property described in said Judgment and hereinafter described to the highest bidder for cash at public auction, at the front door of the Courthouse in the City of Minnewaukan, Benson County, North Dakota, on the 30th day of October, 2007 at 10:00 a.m., and on that day, to set aside the amount due to plaintiff with accrued costs as of the date of sale, or so much thereafter as the proceeds of said sale applicable thereto will satisfy.
The premises to be sold as aforesaid are located in the County of Benson, State of North Dakota, described as follows:
All of Lot Twelve (12) and the North Half (N1/2) of Lot Eleven (11), in Block One (1), of Gronback’s Addition to the City of Leeds, Benson County.
Southeast Quarter (SE1/4), South Half Northeast Quarter (S1/2NE1/4) , Section Eight (8); and South Half Northwest Quarter (S1/2NW1/4), Section Nine (9), Township One Hundred Fifty Six (156), Range Sixty Seven (67), Benson County, North Dakota.
All that part of the Northwest Quarter (NW1/4), Section Thirty Two (32), Township One Hundred Fifty Six (156), Range Sixty Eight (68), lying north of the railroad right-of-way except:
Lot 1 of NW1/4NW1/4, 32-156-68, according to the plat thereof of record in the office of the Register of Deeds of Benson County, North Dakota in Book "B" of Plats at page 86 and described as
follows: Beginning at a point 33 feet east of the NW corner of said Section 32, thence south 1114 feet, thence east 300 feet, thence south 140 feet, thence west 300 feet, thence north 140 feet, containing 0.9 acres, more or less.
Lot 2 of NW1/4NW1/4, 32-156-68, according to the plat thereof of record in the said office in Book "B" of Plats at page 86 and described as follows:
Beginning at a point 33 feet east of the NW corner of said Section 32, thence south 1114 feet, to the north line of the above described Lot 1, thence east 300 feet, thence north 1114 feet, thence west 300 feet to the point of beginning, and containing 7.85 acres, more or less.
Lot 3 of NW1/4NW1/4, 32-156-68 according to the plat thereof of record in said office in Book "B"
of Plats at page 2 and described as follows:
Beginning at the SW corner of the NW1/4NW1/4, 32-156-68, thence north along the section line 66 feet, thence east at right angles a distance of
333 feet to the point of beginning, thence east
310.2 feet, thence north 140 feet, thence west
310.2 feet, thence south 140 feet to the point of beginning and containing 1 acre, more or less.
Block 1 of Nords Addition to Leeds, North Dakota, according to the plat thereof of record in said office in Book "A" of Plats at page 9 and described as follows: Beginning at the SW corner of NWI/4, 32-156-68, thence east on the quarter line 399 feet, thence north 1386 feet, thence west 399 feet to section line between Sections 31 and 32, thence south on said section line 1386 feet to place of beginning.
A parcel of land located in the NW1/4, 32-156-68 Benson County. More particularly described as
follows: Beginning at the NW1/4 of said Section 32; thence N 90?00’00"E along the North Line a distance of 333.00 feet to the NE corner of Lot 2; thence S 0?00’00" along the East Line of Lot 2 a distance of 927.20 feet to the true point of beginning, thence N 88?18’10" E a distance of
891.08 feet; thence S 0?15’46" W a distance of
540.26 feet, thence N 89?41’52" W a distance of
822.22 feet; thence N 0?00’00" a distance of
183.23 feet to a point on the South Line of Lot 3; thence N 90?00’00" E along the. South Line of Lot 3 a distance of 244.20 feet; thence N 0?00’00" along the East Line of Lot 3 a distance of 140.00 feet; thence N 90?00’00" W along the North Line of Lot 3 a distance of 310.20 feet; thence N 0?00’00" along the East Line of Lot 2 a distance of 186.30 feet to the point of beginning. Said percel contains 9.44 acres, more or less.
Dated this 24th of September, 2007.
BENSON COUNTY SHERIFF
BY: /s/ Steven J. Rohrer
Steven J. Rohrer
Sheriff of Benson County,
Gregory W. Tschider, Jr.
Attorney at Law
PO Box 668
Bismarck, ND 58502-0668
MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD
October 9, 2007 — 6:30 p.m.
I. Call to order
II. Additions to and approval of agenda
III. Delegations and communications. A. Opportunity for public to speak IV. Reading and approval of the minutes V. Presentation of bills VI. Reports. A. General Fund; B. Special Fund; C.
Hot lunch; D. Capital projects
VII. Old business. A. School board convention; B. Report on co-op meeting VIII. New business. A. Spelling program; B. Smart boards IX. Principals’ reports X. Next meeting date and time XI. Adjournment (Publish Oct. 3, 2007)
MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
OBERON CITY COUNCIL
August 6, 2007
The Oberon City Council met August 6, 2007 at 7 p.m. at the Oberon Community Center. Present were Mayor James Nelson, Councilmen Pete Hager, Doug Schmid and Dale Stenberg and Auditor Ruth Buehler. Eloise Ploium was absent.
The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved on a motion made by Schmid and seconded by Hager. The motion carried unanimously.
The bills were reviewed. A motion was made by Stenberg, seconded by Schmid, to pay all bills. The motion carried unanimously.
City of Oberon $120.00
Farmers Union Oil Co 603.04
Benson Co Farmers Press 101.30
ND Health Lab 16.00
Waste Management 141.32
Waste Management 1,571.29
League of Cities 166.00
State Fire & Tornado 118.43
Otter Tail Power Co 414.77
ND Telephone Co 62.12
Bank Safe Box 15.00
John Thomas 64.72
Discussion was held on the following: The patron who wants his utility bill hand delivered, the council does not hand deliver bills; putting a meter and a lock on the fire hall hydrant; and contacting Eric Volk at Rural Water to fix the hydrant and find the curb stops.
The next meeting will be Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.
There being no futher business the meeting was adjourned.
Ruth E. Buehler
James C. Nelson
(Publish Sept. 26, 2007)
MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING
ESMOND CITY COUNCIL
September 12, 2007
A public meeting of the Esmond City Council was held September 12, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. at the Esmond Fire Hall. Present were Mayor Estagen Zimmerman, council members DeLores Solway, Ellen Truax and Sylvester Hoffner and City Auditor Misti Arnold. Absent was Lance Alexander. Guests present were Audrey Boe, Ralph Packulak, Jerry Job, Darrell Hournbuckle, Melody Kruckenberg, Jim Hubbard and Rick Anderson.
Mayor Estagen Zimmerman opened the meeting, stated the purpose of the meeting and introduced guests. He then turned the meeting over to Ralph and Darrell.
Ralph and Darrell went over the progress of the rural water and funding, presented a slide show and then opened the floor for questions from the public.
Questions that were asked were: How much was the water going to cost? Is the water good? What repairs had to be done to the water tower? Would there be water for fire protection and how much would that cost? What would connection cost?
These questions were answered by the guests and the council members.
The Esmond City Council will meet with its lawyer to go over the proposal given to them for the infrastructure. A new ordinance will be written and then there will be another meeting with the rural water representatives. It will take a few months before all is completed. Any further public meetings on rural water will be posted in the official newspaper and local businesses.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE DISTRICT COURT, BENSON COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.
In the Matter of the Estate of Evelyn A. Cline, Deceased.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representative of the above estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased are required to present their claims within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be presented to Sherman Cline, personal representative of the estate, at PO Box 250, Minnewaukan, ND 58351, or filed with the court.
Dated this 31st day of August, 2007.
James P. Wang
110 Main Street East
PO Box 211
Minnewaukan, ND 58351
Attorney for Estate
First publication on the 19th day of September, 2007.
(Publish Sept. 19 & 26 & Oct. 3, 2007)
MINUTES OF ANNUAL MEETING
MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD
July 26, 2007
The annual meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was called to order July 26, 2007 at 4:30 p.m. by Chairman David Ambers. Also present were Corey Erickson, Randy Thompson, Terry Yri, Laura Every, Supt. Myron Jury, Ron Carlson and Dianne Mikkelson. Jean Callahan was absent.
A motion was made by Yri, seconded by Thompson, to approve the agenda. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Erickson, seconded by Yri, to approve the minutes of the June 19, 2007 meeting. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Thompson, seconded by Every, to pay the bills. The motion carried.
Benson Co Farmers Press 106.50
Becky Brandvold 136.75
Capital One 1,456.18
Center for Education &
Employment Law 464.30
City of Minnewaukan 1,001.26
Cooperative Resources, Inc 192.00
Creative Impressions 50.00
Jackie Duty 40.00
Farm Plan 80.22
Farmers Union Oil Co 212.54
Bruce Gerrard 100.00
Great Plains Directory Svc 65.50
Job Service ND 440.26
Johnson Controls 958.30
Scott Knoke 250.00
Marla Kenner 40.00
Cindy Knowlen 30.00
Lake Region Asphalt, Inc 19,867.00
Mac’s, Inc 142.94
McQuoid’s Grocery 844.83
Dianne Mikkelson 165.00
NAPA Auto Parts 539.72
ND School Board Assn 1,949.57
ND Teachers Retirement 1,979.42
ND Telephone Co 353.01
News Bowl 2007-08 279.00
North Mountain Publishing
Otter Tail Power Co 811.84
Quality Welding & Steel
Software Unlimited, Inc 2,950.00
Staloch Insurance 75.00
State Fire & Tornado Fund 1,104.64
Stein’s, Inc 3,185.03
Kevin Thompson 107.50
Workforce Safety &
Gerrells & Company, Inc $425.61
Mac’s, Inc 44.99
Dept of Public Instruction $40.00
Leevers County Market 34.68
US Foodservice, Inc 399.13
Donna Smith 26.61
A motion was made by Yri, seconded by Thompson, to approve the Annual District Financial Report. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Every, seconded by Thompson, to amend the minutes of the June 19, 2007 meeting to don’t transfer money from the Hot Lunch Fund to the General Fund. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Every, seconded by Erickson, to approve the financial reports. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Every, seconded by Thompson, to approve the leasing of a new bus. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. The motion carried.
Discussion was held on admission prices and summer projects.
A motion was made by Thompson, seconded by Yri, to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 5:30 p.m.
At 6:45 p.m. the business manager reconvened the meeting by calling for nominations for chairman.
A motion was made by Erickson, seconded by Every, to nominate David Ambers as board chairman. Yri made a motion, seconded by Thompson, to cease nominations. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Erickson, seconded by Thompson, to nominate Laura Every as vice chairman. Yri made a motion, seconded by Thompson, to cease nominations. The motion carried.
David Ambers is board chairman and Laura Every is vice chairman for the 2007-08 school year.
The following positions were appointed: business manager, Dianne Mikkelson; schoolwide title programs director and teacher quality training and recruiting, Myron Jury; Title II — Part A, Title III, 504 and Innovative Programming, Ron Carlson; Title II — Part D, Title IV — Part A and Enhancing Ed through Technology, Mike Callahan; Title V and English Language Acquisition, Jean Callahan; official newspaper, Benson County Farmers Press; and bank pledge of securities, Bremer Bank.
A motion was made by Thompson, seconded by Erickson, to approve the preliminary budget. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Thompson, seconded by Yri, to accept the Title I schoolwide application. The motion carried.
Discussion was held on the impact aid meeting in Washington, DC.
Carlson gave his principal’s report.
The next meeting will be held Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m.
A motion was made by Thompson, seconded by Erickson, to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8 p.m.
MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD
August 23, 2007
A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was called to order August 23, 2007 by Chairman David Ambers. Also present were Terry Yri, Laura Every, Supt. Myron Jury, Ron Carlson, Jean Callahan and Dianne Mikkelson. Randy Thompson and Corey Erickson were absent.
Additions to the agenda: Part-time janitor and tuition agreement. A motion was made by Yri, seconded by Every, to approve the agenda. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Every, seconded by Yri, to approve the minutes of the July 26, 2007 meeting. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Every, seconded by Yri, to approve the bills for payment. The motion carried.
American Family Insurance 3,241.78
Karen Anderson 2,100.00
Benson Co Farmers Press 57.35
Blick Art Materials 1,293.38
Bremer Bank NA 15.00
Bremer Bank 24,960.51
Jean Callahan 156.25
Mike Callahan 38.51
Capital One 1,915.44
Ron Carlson 205.00
Deborah Carlson 229.90
Deborah Carlson 2,000.00
Center for Education &
City of Devils Lake 20.80
City of Minnewaukan 455.63
Group, Inc 132.62
Creative Impressions 49.00
DL Area Foundation 20.10
DL C&F Service Center 790.77
DL Journal 79.00
Debbie Dyste 136.25
Expressway Suites 857.35
Grand International 50.00
Harcourt, Inc 508.29
Hartley’s School Buses, Inc 116.13
Hartley’s School Buses, Inc 68,790.00
Hebron Brick & Block
Lyndee Heser 355.45
Horace Mann Life Ins Co 321.90
Houghton Mifflin Co 4,171.90
Knight Publishing 174.57
Lake Lumber, Inc 120.83
Lake Region State College 231.75
LaMotte’s Paint & Glass
Lannie Simonson Bldg Co,
Learning Resources 236.15
McQuoid’s Grocery 694.83
Mac’s, Inc 413.02
Dianne Mikkelson 157.75
NAPA Auto Parts 202.69
ND Center for Distance
ND Telephone Co 348.80
Otter Tail Power Co 734.61
Oriental Trading Co, Inc 154.10
Popplers Music, Inc 50.00
Really Good Stuff 523.61
Remedia Publications 57.49
School Specialty 137.00
Scholastic Magazines 298.66
Stein’s, Inc 2,580.68
Diane Straabe 55.25
Success For All Foundation,
Super Duper Publications 75.85
Supreme School Supply Co 844.85
Teacher Direct 88.28
The Education Center 208.46
TIME for Kids 86.00
Thompson’s DL Glass &
United Art & Education 691.43
Volk Human Services, PC 4,500.00
Jeff Walen 20.01
Rachelle Williams 26.25
Gerrells & Co, Inc $364.83
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co 111.40
McQuoid’s Grocery 65.49
The Cottage 47.00
Bernard Food Industries,
Rosalie Helland 187.25
Donna Smith 203.00
A motion was made by Yri, seconded by Every, to approve the financial reports. The motion carried.
Discussion was held on the summer improvements, enrollment numbers, bus routes and the school board convention.
A motion was made by Yri, seconded by Every, to go with the state rate for mileage. The motion carried.
The principals gave their reports.
The next meeting will be Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m.
A motion was made by Yri, seconded by Every, to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.
(Publish Sept. 26, 2007)
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