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January 23, 2024

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
OMLAND COURT

City of Fosston will receive sealed Bids for the “Omland Court Updates” project until 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 27th, 2024, at the City of Fosston City Hall, located at 220 East First Street, Fosston, MN at which time all Bids will be publicly opened, and read aloud.

Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations; the office of the City Administrator at Fosston City Hall located at 220 East First Street Fosston, MN 56542 and at the office of Karvakko Engineering, Inc., 210 24th Street NW, Suite 100, Bemidji, MN 56601.

Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for a non-refundable fee of $50.00 by inputting the Quest Project #8928245 on the website’s project search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a non-refundable price of $75.00 per set which includes shipping. Please make check payable to “Karvakko Engineering, Inc.” and send it to 210 24th Street NW, Suite 100, Bemidji, MN 56601. Please contact us at (218) 444-8004 if you have any questions.

The Project involves:

BASE BID:
Mobilization – 1 Lump Sum; Clearing and Grubbing – 3 Trees, Sawing Bituminous Pavement – 64 Lin Ft, Remove Bituminous Pavement – 4,582 Sq Yd, Remove Concrete Walk/Driveway – 294 Sq Ft, Salvage & Reinstall Sign – 2 Each, Salvage & Reinstall Mailbox – 14 Each, Excavation-Common – 600 Cu Yd, Geotextile Fabric Type 5 – 2,932Sq Yd, Aggregate Surfacing Class 5 – 130 Cu Yd, Aggregate Base Class 5 – 1,427 Ton, Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mix (2,B) – 416 Ton, Concrete Curb and Gutter D218 – 940 Lin Ft, 6” Concrete Pavement – 27 Sq Yd, Traffic Control – 1 Lump Sum, Erosion Control Supervisor – 1 Lump Sum, Sediment Control Log Type Wood Chip – 120 Lin Ft, Common Topsoil Borrow – 214 Cu Yd, Turf Establishment – 1 Lump Sum, Erosion Control Blanket – 324 Sq Yd

ALTERNATE #1:
Excavation-Common – 67 Cu Yd, Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mix (2,B) – 139 Ton

ALTERNATE #2:
Remove Concrete Footing (Full Depth) – 51 Each, Remove Concrete Walk/Driveway – 2,767 Sq Ft, Turf Establishment – 1 Lump Sum

Minimum wage rates to be paid by the Contractors have been predetermined and are subject to the Work Hours Act of 1962, P.L. 87-581 and implementing regulations.

BID SECURITY

Each proposal must be accompanied by a bid guaranty in the amount of five (5) percent of the total amount of the bid. The bid guaranty may be by certified check or bid bond made payable to the City of Fosston.

RESPONSIBLE CONTRACTOR

No construction contract will be awarded unless the Bidder is a “responsible contractor” as defined in Minnesota statute 16C.285, subdivision 3. All Bidders submitting a proposal for this project must verify that they meet the minimum criteria specified in the statute by submitting a Responsible Contractor Verification and Certification of Compliance form (attached) with their bid. The owner or officer of the company must sign the form under oath verifying compliance with each of the minimum criteria. Making a false statement under oath will render the Bidder or subcontractor that makes the false statement ineligible to be awarded a construction project and may result in termination of a contract awarded to a Bidder or subcontractor that submits a false statement.

READ CAREFULLY THE WAGE SCALES AND DIVISION A OF THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS THEY AFFECT THIS PROJECT

The Minnesota Department of Transportation hereby notifies all bidders:
in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Act), as amended and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Subtitle A Part 21, Non-discrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation, it will affirmatively assure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded maximum opportunity to participate and/or to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, disability, age, sex or national origin in consideration for an award;

in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and Title 23, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 230 Subpart A-Equal Employment Opportunity on Federal and Federal-Aid Construction Contracts (including supportive services), it will affirmatively assure increased participation of minority groups and disadvantaged persons and women in all phases of the highway construction industry, and that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be provided to all persons without regard to their race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin;

in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.08 Unfair discriminatory Practices, it will affirmatively assure that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be offered to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age;

in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.36 Certificates of Compliance for Public Contracts, and 363A.37 Rules for Certificates of Compliance, it will assure that appropriate parties to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement possess valid Certificates of Compliance.

Cassie Heide, City Administrator
January 11, 2024
1/23-1/30, 2024

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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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STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF POLK
Estate of
Patricia Marie Dudgeon a/k/a Patricia M. Dudgeon a/k/a Patricia Dudgeon a/k/a Pat Dudgeon,
Decedent

NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 60-PR-24-49
NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP, APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on February 9, 2024, at 9:00 a.m., a hearing via virtual meeting. To join the virtual meeting, any individuals will connect using the following: 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 adjudication of intestacy and determination of heirship of the Decedent, and for the appointment of Dwaine Dudgeon, whose address is 1618 Dellwood Ct., Grand Forks, ND, 58201 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
/S/ Jeffrey S. Remick
Judge of District Court
Dated: Jan 9 2024 1:17 PM

/S/ Kathy Narlock
Court Administrator
Dated: Jan 9 2024 1:17 PM

Attorney for Petitioner
Trent J. Fischer
Fischer Rust Law Firm, PLLC
407 N. Broadway
Crookston, MN, 56716
Attorney License No: 0031111X
Telephone: (218) 281-2400
FAX: (218) 281-5831
Email: tfischer@crookstonlaw.com
1/16-1/23, 2024

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STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF POLK
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE
Estate of
Mary E. Kujawa,
Decedent
Court File No.
60-PR-23-1827
NOTICE OF INFORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is given that an application for informal appointment of personal representative has been filed with the Registrar. No will has been presented for probate. The application has been granted.
Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed Michael W. Kujawa, whose address is 1109 17th St. NW, East Grand Forks, Minnesota, 56721, as personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent. Any heir 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 appointment of the Personal Representative 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.

Melissa Epema
Registrar
Dated: Dec 13 2023 10:20 AM

Kathy Narlock
Court Administrator
Dated: Dec 13 2023 10:21 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
1/16-1/23, 2024

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