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January 2, 2024

Notice to the Citizens of Island Lake Township

Notice is hereby given that a Township election will be held in Island Lake Township in Mahnomen County, State of Minnesota on March 12, 2024.

Affidavits of Candidacy may be filed with the Town Clerk beginning at 8am on January 2, 2024 and ending at 8pm on January 16, 2024.

One (1) Supervisor – 3 year term
One (1) Clerk – 2 year term

A $2.00 filing fee is required by law. Please call ahead 218-668-2430.

Linda Klinkhammer
Clerk of Island Lake
12/27, 2023 – 1/03, 2024

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STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF POLK
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Estate of
Lois Jean Anna Stieg,
Decedent
Court File No. 60-PR-23-1912
NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY

A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last Will (if any), and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property.
Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted.
1. IT IS ORDERED and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on January 29, 2024, at 9:00a.m., by this Court at 816 Marin Ave, Crookston, Minnesota. A hearing will be held via virtual meeting. To join the virtual meeting, any individuals will connect using the following: https://zoomgov.com/join or via telephone at 1-833-568-8864 using the Judge’s meeting ID which is: 161 223 5058, Passcode 536686.
2. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. § 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-204.
3. Notice shall be given by publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law and by: Mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date.

BY THE COURT

Corey Harbott
Judge of District Court
Dated: Dec 27 2023 9:24 AM

Kathy Narlock
Court Administrator
Dated: Dec 27 2023 9:24 AM

Attorney for Petitioner
Daniel L. Rust
Fischer Rust Law Firm, PLLC
407 N Broadway, P.O. Box 605
Crookston , MN, 56716
Attorney License No: 94560
Telephone: (218) 281-2400
FAX: (218) 281-5831
Email: drust@crookstonlaw.com
1/03-1/09, 2024

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STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF POLK
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Estate of
Jennifer Nesvig, a/k/a Jennifer Clara Nesvig, a/k/a Jennifer C. Nesvig,
Decedent
Court File No. 60-PR-23-1844
NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on January 18, 2023, at 9:00a.m,, a hearing will be held via virtual meeting. To join the virtual meeting, any individuals will connect using the following: https://zoomgov.com/join or via telephone at 1-833-568-8864 using the Judge’s meeting ID which is, 161 223 5058 passcode, 536686, for the appointment of Michelle Rogenes, whose address is 16870 14th St NE, Buxton, ND, 58218 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate.
Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.

BY THE COURT
Jeffrey S. Remick
Judge of District Court
Dated: Dec 18 2023 11:20 AM

KATHY NARLOCK
Court Administrator
Dated: Dec 18 2023 11:20 AM

Attorney for Petitioner
Daniel L. Rust
Fischer Rust Law Firm, PLLC
407 N Broadway, P.O. Box 605
Crookston, MN, 56716
Attorney License No: 94560
Telephone: (218) 281-2400
FAX: (218) 281-5831
Email: drust@crookstonlaw.com
12/27, 2023 – 1/03, 2024

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Sletten Township will hold its township election on March 12, 2024. Offices to be elected are 1 township clerk (2 year term) and 1 Supervisor (3 year term). Dates for filing are Jan. 2 – 16 at 5:00pm. Affidavits of candidacy may be filled out at clerks home (call 938-4379).

Terri Kaupang
Sletten Township Clerk
12/27, 2023 – 1/03, 2024

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Notice to residents of Brandsvold Township

Election of officers for Brandsvold Township will he held on Tuesday March 12th, 2023 at the Brandsvold Town Hall from 5-8pm. Officers to be elected are 1 supervisor for a term of 3 years and 1 clerk for a term of 2 years. The filing period for either position is open from January 2nd – January 16, 2024. You may file with the clerk, a $2 filing fee applies. Annual meeting to follow election at approximately 8:10pm. In the case of inclement weather, alternate election and annual meeting date will be Tuesday March 19, 2024

Bridget Landsverk, Clerk
218-280-1825
12/27, 2023 – 1/03, 2024

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STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF POLK
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE
Estate of
Betty L. Von Holdt,
Decedent
Court File No.
60-PR-23-1876
NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is given that an application for informal probate of the Decedent’s Will, dated February 5th, 2007 (“Will”) has been filed with the Registrar. The application has been granted.
Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed Perry Von Holdt, whose address is 12953 Breckenridge Lane, Rogers, Minnesota, 55374 as personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Unless objections are filed with the Court and the Court otherwise orders, the personal representative has full power to administer the Estate, including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate.
Any objections to the probate of the Will or appointment of the Personal Representatives must be filed with this Court and will be heard by the Court after the filing of an appropriate petition and proper notice of hearing.
Notice is also given that all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.
A charitable beneficiary may request notice of the probate proceedings be given to the Attorney General pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 501B.41, subdivision 5.

Melissa Epema
Registrar
Dated: Dec 21 2023 9:01 AM

Kathy Narlock
Court Administrator
Dated: Dec 21 2023 9:01 AM

Attorney for Personal Representative
Ashley M. Boomgaarden
D.A. Buehler Law, P.C.
120 1/2 2nd St. NW
PO Box 85
Fosston, MN, 56542
Attorney License No: 0403504
Telephone: (218) 435-1900
FAX: (218) 435-1905
Email: ashley@fosstonlaw.com
12/27, 2023- 1/03, 2024

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INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #601
FOSSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
FOSSTON, MN 56542
HIGH SCHOOL CONFERENCE ROOM
January 3, 2024 6:00 PM
REORGANIZATIONAL MEETING AGENDA

District Mission Statement: The 601 public school community pledges to assist students in discovering that dreams, creative thinking, responsibility and respect inspire success.
*By strengthening and nurturing self-esteem, respect for oneself and others, and a strong sense of responsibility in each one of the students.
*By consistently serving as positive role models for the students, setting high standards for ourselves as well as for them, instilling a drive to always work to their highest potential.
*By working to impress in them a lifelong passion for learning, stimulating academic and social growth.

2023 Board Officers
Director Duppong-Chair
Director Marquis-Clerk
Director Christen-Treasurer

2023 Meet and Confer
Director Duppong-Spokesperson
Director Vossler
Director Munter

2023 Policy Committee
Director Manecke-Spokesperson
Director Munter
Director Vossler

2023 Negotiations Committee
Director Ware-Spokesperson
Director Duppong
Director Marquis

2023 Transportation Committee
Director Manecke-Spokesperson
Director Munter
Director Christen

2023 LTFM Committee
Director Ware-Spokesperson
Director Christen
Director Manecke

2023 Board Liasons
MSHSL – Director Vossler
Pine to Prairie – Director Munter
Staff Development – Director Christen
Crisis Management Planning – Director Ware
Community Ed Advisor – Director Marquis
Employee Health & Safety – Director Manecke
21st Century Grant Local Advisory – Director Marquis
Technology – Director Christen
Covid Response Team – Eliminated

1.0 CALL TO ORDER, Chair
1.1 Pledge of Allegiance
1.2 Welcome Visitors
1.3 Ceremonial Swearing In of Board Members
2.0 APPROVAL OF AGENDA
3.0 REORGANIZATIONAL BUSINESS
3.1 Election of Board Officers (action-Enclosure 3.1)
3.11 Chair
3.12 Clerk
3.13 Treasurer
3.2 Board Compensation (action-Enclosure 3.2)
3.21 Rate of Pay for members, officers, and per diem allowance
3.3 Official Designations (action-Enclosure 3.31-3.33)
3.31 Regular Board Meeting Dates and Times
3.32 Official Newspaper
3.33 District Legal Counsel
3.34 Resolution for Designation of Duties of School Board Clerk (action-Enclosure 3.34)
3.35 Resolution for Designation of Duties of School Board Treasurer (action-Enclosure 3.35)
3.4 Fund Management Authorization
3.41 Investment Management Designee (action-Enclosure 3.41)
3.42 Facsimile Signature (action-Enclosure 3.42)
3.43 Transfer and Borrowing (action-Enclosure 3.43)
3.44 Depositories (action-Enclosure 3.44)
3.5 Board Committee/Liaison/Representative Designations
3.51 Committees/Liaisons/Representatives (action-Enclosure 3.51)
4.0 MEETING SCHEDULE – Next Regular Meeting TBD, High School Conference Room.
5.0 ADJOURN
Comment guidelines:
Welcome to the board meeting of Fosston School District #601. We value comments and input from employees and the public. In the interest of maintaining an orderly meeting, we ask that you adhere to the following established guidelines:
1. Anyone wishing to speak to an item included on the agenda during Public Comments will be acknowledged by the board chair. When called upon to speak, please state your name and topic. All remarks shall be addressed to the board as a whole. If there are a number of individuals present to speak on the same topic, please appoint a spokesperson that can summarize the issue.
2. Items of concern not on tonight’s agenda may be presented during the additional comments section of the meeting at the end of the agenda under additional comments item.
3. Please limit your comments to three minutes. A longer time may be allowed if deemed appropriate.
4. During Public Comments, the board and administration will listen to comments and respond immediately if possible.
5. Disrespectful comments or comments of a personal nature will not be allowed to be presented or openly discussed during a board meeting.
6. Information that is classified as non-public data such as age, marital status, religion, dependents, health information, allegations, or any other information that is classified as both private and confidential by Minn. Stat. Ch. 13. A person who willfully violates data privacy is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Minn. Stat. Ch. 13.09).
7. Personnel concerns should follow the appropriate chain of command. These concerns should be addressed to the building principal; the second step should be to present the issue to the superintendent. The final step would be to present the issue in writing to the board.
8. Requests for items to be placed on the agenda must be presented to the superintendent or board chair at least 7 days before the scheduled board meeting, or by Board consent prior to approval of Board Agenda.
1/03, 2024

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NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP

The Regular Monthly Meeting of Columbia Township, Polk County Minnesota

Will be held on:
Monday, Jan. 8th, 2024 at 8 p.m.
Lengby Community Center, Lengby, MN

For more information or Questions:
Call Clerk, Tim Johnson at 218-668-2454
Tim Johnson, Clerk
Columbia Township
1/03, 2024

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NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP

A hearing regarding the proposed annexation of parcel # 12.00302.00 by the Village of Lengby from the Township of Columbia

Will be held on:
Monday, Jan. 8th, 2024 following the regular town board meeting at the Lengby Community Center, Lengby, MN

For more information or Questions:
Call Clerk, Tim Johnson at 218-668-2454
Tim Johnson, Clerk
Columbia Township
1/03, 2024

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NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP

Notice is hereby given that a township election will be held in
Columbia Township, Polk County Minnesota, on Tuesday, March 12th, 2024. Affidavits of candidacy may be filed with the Town Clerk at his home beginning 9 AM Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024 and ending at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16th, 2024. Officers to be elected are one supervisor for a three-year term, and one clerk for a two-year term. A filing fee of $2.00 is required by law.
For more information or Questions:
Call Clerk, Tim Johnson at 218-668-2454
Tim Johnson, Clerk
Columbia Township
1/03-1/09, 2024

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INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #601
FOSSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE
HIGH SCHOOL CONFERENCE ROOM
January 3, 2024
5:00 PM
ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION:
1) Negotiations for Salary Employees
1/03, 2024

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HEIER TOWNSHIP

Affidavits of Candidacy will be accepted by Heier Township from January 2 through January 16, 2024, for the position of one (1) Supervisor for a three year term and one (1) Clerk for a two year term and one (1) Treasurer for a one year term. Affidavits may be filed with the clerk, Randy Winkler.

Township annual election will be held 5:00-8:00 pm, Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at the Heier Town Hall.

Randy Winkler, Clerk
Heier Township
1/03-1/09, 2024

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