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January 9, 2024

STATE OF MINNESOTA DISTRICT COURT
COUNTY OF POLK NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No.: 60-CV-23-1851
Case Type: Civil Other/Miscellaneous

SUMMONS

Amanda J. Brustad and Todd M. Brustad as Trustees of the Brustad Children’s Revocable Trust Agreement dated October 25, 2021
Plaintiffs,

v.
Estate of Russel G. Klasse, aka Russel Glen Klasse, Lorraine F. Brustad, Gene K. Klasse, Danielle Barber as Personal Representative of Estate of Norma Elaine Hesby, aka Norma Hesby, Danielle Barber, Steven C. Hesby, Jerome C. Hesby, Monica O’Brien, fka Monica Lokken, Leon J. Hesby, Billy Klasse, Pamela Klasse, Darren Klasse, also the unknown heirs of Russel G. Klasse, aka Russel Glen Klasse and any unknown successors-in-interest to any heirs of Russel G. Klasse, aka Russel Glen Klasse, claiming any right, title, estate, interest, or lien in the real estate described in the complaint herein,
Defendants.

This Summons is directed to: The above-named Defendants.
1. You are being sued. The Plaintiffs have started a lawsuit against you. The Complaint is attached to this Summons. Do not throw these papers away. They are official papers that start a lawsuit and affect your legal rights, even if nothing has been filed with the court and even if there is no court file number on this Summons.
2. You must BOTH reply, in writing, AND get a copy of your reply to the person/business who is suing you within 21 days to protect your rights. Your reply is called an Answer. Getting your reply to the Plaintiffs is called service. You must serve a copy of your Answer or Answer and Counterclaim (Answer) within 21 days from the date you received the Summons and Complaint.
ANSWER: You can find the Answer form and instructions on the MN Judicial Branch website at www.mncourts.gov/forms under the “Civil” category. The instructions will explain in detail how to fill out the Answer form.
3. You must respond to each claim. The Answer is your written response to the Plaintiffs’ Complaint. In your Answer you must state whether you agree or disagree with each paragraph of the Complaint. If you think the Plaintiffs should not be given everything they asked for in the Complaint, you must say that in your Answer.

4. SERVICE: You may lose your case if you do not send a written response to the Plaintiffs. If you do not serve a written Answer within 21 days, you may lose this case by default. You will not get to tell your side of the story. If you choose not to respond, the Plaintiffs may be awarded everything they asked for in their Complaint. If you agree with the claims stated in the Complaint, you don’t need to respond. A default judgment can then be entered against you for what the Plaintiffs asked for in the Complaint.
To protect your rights, you must serve a copy of your Answer on the person who signed this Summons in person or by mail at this address:
TRIMBLE & ASSOCIATES, LTD.
10505 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 101
Minneapolis, MN 55305
5. Carefully read the Instructions (CIV301) for the Answer for your next steps.
6. Legal Assistance. You may wish to get legal help from an attorney. If you do not have an attorney and would like legal help:
• Visit www.mncourts.gov/selfhelp and click on the “Legal Advice Clinics” tab to get more information about legal clinics in each Minnesota county.
• Court Administration may have information about places where you can get legal assistance.
NOTE: Even if you cannot get legal help, you must still serve a written Answer to protect your rights or you may lose the case.
7. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). The parties may agree to or be ordered to participate in an ADR process under Rule 114 of the Minnesota Rules of Practice. You must still serve your written Answer, even if you expect to use ADR.
8. NOTICE. THIS ACTION, INVOLVES, AFFECTS, OR BRINGS INTO QUESTION REAL PROPERTY SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF POLK, STATE OF MINNESOTA, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
The Southwest Quarter (SW1/4) of Section Twenty-Five (25), Township One Hundred Forty-seven (147) North of Range Thirty-nine (39) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that the object of said action is to obtain a judgment declaring that:
A. The particular Warranty Deed dated May 21, 1990 and filed for record May 23, 1990, as Document Number 500741 in the office of the County Recorder for Polk County, Minnesota, resulted in conveyance to Lorraine F. Brustad of all of Russel G. Klasse’s right, title and interest, subject only to the reserved life estate of Russel G. Klasse, in and to the real property situated in the County of Polk, State of Minnesota, and described as follows:
The Southwest Quarter (SW1/4) of Section Twenty-Five (25), Township One Hundred Forty-seven (147) North of Range Thirty-nine (39) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian.
B. Amanda J. Brustad and Todd M. Brustad as Trustees of the Brustad Children’s Revocable Trust Agreement dated October 25, 2021 are the owners in fee of the following described real property:
The Southwest Quarter (SW1/4) of Section Twenty-Five (25), Township One Hundred Forty-seven (147) North of Range Thirty-nine (39) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian.
C. The Defendants, and each of them, have no right, title, estate, interest or lien in or upon the said real property.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that no personal claim is made by Plaintiffs against any of the Defendants.

TRIMBLE & ASSOCIATES, LTD.

Dated: October 6, 2023

/s/Tony P. Trimble
Tony P. Trimble, #122555
Matthew W. Haapoja, #0268033
Mark D. Fosterling, #389690
TRIMBLE & ASSOCIATES, LTD.
10505 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 101
Minneapolis, MN 55305
Tel: (952) 797-7477
Facsimile: (952) 797-5858
trimble@trimblelegals.com
Attorneys for Plaintiffs
1/09-1/23, 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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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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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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