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September 5, 2023

PROJECT. Firefly Center for Arts & Wellbeing Building Remodel
102 Kaiser Ave S.
Fosston, MN 56542
BIDS CLOSE. Tuesday, September 14, 2023 at 9:15 AM local time
PROJECT #. 20232260
DATE OF ISSUE. August 25, 2023
BY. Firefly Center for Arts & Wellbeing
102 Kaiser Ave S.
Fosston, MN 56542
OUTLINE OF PROJECT. Project consists of remodeling of a portion of the Hartz building at the address shown above into an Arts Center, with three apartments, an art display and development gallery, and a walk-in facility for mental health care.
TYPE OF BIDS. Single Combined General Construction.
THE OWNER. Firefly Center for Arts & Wellbeing
102 Kaiser Ave S
Fosston, MN 56542
BID DELIVERY & OPENING Firefly Center for Arts & Wellbeing
Overmoe & Nelson Ltd
210 Johnson Ave N
Fosston, MN 56542
September 14th, 2023 @ 9:15am
Bid may be mailed to
Overmoe & Nelson Ltd
PO Box 277
Fosston, MN 56542
Bids received after the designated time will not be accepted. All interested parties are invited to attend.
Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud. It is the bidder’s responsibility to see that mailed or delivered bids are in the hands of the Owner prior to the time of the bid opening. Contracts for bids will be awarded by September 28th, 2023.
PRE-BID SITE VISIT. A non-mandatory site visit will be held on September 6th from 1:00pm – 2:00pm at the location. The project designer will be on-site for contractors to view and ask questions.
OBTAINING DOCUMENTS. Drawings and Specifications may be examined at the Owner’s office at the address shown above and by contacting the designer Thomas G. Jones by calling 218-766-2140. There will be a $50.00 nonrefundable deposit to obtain plans. Documents will be provided to prime bidders only.
BID SECURITY. Bid Security in the amount of five (5%) percent of the Bid including all add alternates, must accompany each Bid in accord with 00 1000 – Instruction to Bidders. Cashier’s checks or certified checks will be accepted. Bids shall be packaged in accordance with 00 1000 – Instructions to Bidders.
BIDDER’S QUALIFICATIONS. Bidders must be properly licensed under the laws governing their respective trades and be able to obtain insurance required for the work. Prevailing Wage Rate and Verification applies as well as State Payroll tax verification.
TIME OF COMPLETION. Successful bidder shall begin the Work on receipt of the Notice to Proceed and shall complete the Work within the Contract Time. Project must be fully completed no later than January 30th, 2024.
THE OWNER reserves the right to waive irregularities, to reject Bids and to hold all Bids for a period of 30 days after the date fixed for the opening thereof. The owner reserves the right to accept any bid even if it is not the lowest bid.
8/29-9/06, 2023


Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 103D.911, notice is hereby given that the Board of Managers of the Sand Hill River Watershed District will hold a public hearing on the proposed budget for 2024 at 8:30 a.m., September 7, 2023, at the District Office, located at 219 North Mill Street, City of Fertile, County of Polk, State of Minnesota. The following is a summary:

Administrative Fund: An ad valorem tax of .02418 percent of taxable market value for 2023, collectible for 2024, will be levied on all taxable property within the Sand Hill River Watershed District. Administration Fund Budget: (Income) Homestead/Ag Credit $3,500, Interest Income $25,000, Reimbursable Expenses $650, Tax Levy $250,000; Total Income $279,150. (Expenses) Office Occupancy $13,000, Computer $10,000, Furniture & Equipment $15,000, Dues & Membership $3,000, Education $4,000, Manager’s Per Diem & Expenses $20,000, Office Operations $18,000, Payroll Expenses/Services $113,000, Payroll Taxes (Soc. Sec./Med.). $7,000, Professional Services $20,000, Publicity $1,000, Web-site $3,000, Miscellaneous $200, Capital Improvements $41,850, Travel Expenses $8,000, Meeting Expenses $2,100; Total Expenses $279,150. FISCAL YEAR 2024 ADMINISTRATIVE BUDGET, $279,150.

Basic Water Management. In accordance with M.S.A. 103D.905, Subd. 3, an amount not to exceed 0.00798 percent of the taxable market value to pay the costs attributable to the basic water management features of projects/programs implemented by petition. Multiple levies are anticipated for a variety of projects/programs, including, but not limited to: data collection, construction, maintenance, beaver control, and information/permit management services related to specific projects within the Sand Hill River Watershed District, River Clean up efforts, clean water fund projects such as sediment basins, targeted watershed grants/efforts, and rock riffles, Erosion Control projects, Comprehensive Planning, and other projects/programs of common benefit.

August 10, 2023

April Swenby, Administrator
Sand Hill River Watershed District
8/22-9/05, 2023


Gregory Township will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, September 12th, 2023 at 8:30 p.m. at the home of the clerk.
Theresa McCollum, Clerk
8/29-9/05, 2023


Notice to the residents of Columbia Township.
The regular monthly meeting of the Columbia Township Board will be held Monday, Sept 11th at 8PM at the Lengby Community Center.
Any questions call Tim Johnson clerk at 668-2454.
8/29-9/05, 2023


Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
Certificate of Assumed Name
Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 333

The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable customers to be able to identify the true owner of a business.

ASSUMED NAME: Prairie Pines Community


Name: First Care Medical Services

If you submit an attachment, it will be incorporated into this document. If the attachment conflicts with the information specifically set forth in this document, this document supersedes the data referenced in the attachment.

By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.

SIGNED BY: Michael R Watters
8/29-9/05, 2023


August 24, 2023


The School Board of Independent School District No. 601 of Fosston, Minnesota requests sealed quotes for transportation fuel for the 2023-2024 school year.

1. The District does not have the capacity to store fuel, all prices need to be at your pump.
2. The District is exempt from paying State and Federal taxes.
3. Requesting the option to prepay for truckload quantities. Please include prepay bids for truckload quantities with storage and dispense at your facility.
4. Quotes are to be opened Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at 2:00 PM in the Superintendent’s Office at the Fosston High School. Award of Service will be acted upon at the regular school board meeting August 21, 2023.
5. Quote should be mailed or delivered to: Todd Selk, Superintendent, Fosston High School, 301 E First Street, Fosston, MN 56542. “Snow Removal Quote” must be indicated on the quoted document or envelope.
6. The Fosston Board of Education reserves the right to waive any irregularities and to reject any or all quotes.

Allison Marquis, Clerk
8/29-9/05, 2023

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