LEGALS

5-26-2016


NOTICE OF
MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTIFICATION OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PERIOD PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated March 16, 2009 executed by David J. Klemke and Traci A. Hurtig, as mortgagor, to Universal Mortgage Corporation DBA UFG Mortgage as mortgagee, recorded in the office of the County Recorder of St. Louis County, Minnesota, on March 26, 2009 as Document Number 866267.0, which was subsequently assigned to Carrington Mortgage Services LLC by an assignment of mortgage that was recorded on April 22, 2016 as Document Number 970051.0 which mortgage conveyed and mortgaged the following described property situated in the county of St. Louis County and State of Minnesota, which property has a street address of 536 Park St., Duluth, MN 55803, and Tax Identification Number 010-0100-00-140: N 12 OF LOT 209 AUDITOR'S PLAT OF MORNINGSIDE TRACT, ST. LOUIS COUNTY MINNESOTA.
That the original principal amount secured by said mortgage was $139,397.00; that there has been compliance with any condition precedent to acceleration of the debt secured by said mortgage and foreclosure of said mortgage required by said mortgage, any note secured thereby, or any statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt remaining secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof, that there is claimed to be due upon said mortgage and is due thereon at the date of this notice, the sum of $129,824.01.
That by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the said mortgage will be foreclosed by the sale of the above described premises with appurtenances, which said sale will be made by the Sheriff of St. Louis County, Minnesota, at St. Louis County Courthouse, Sheriff's Office, 1st Floor, 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, MN 55802, on July 21, 2016 at 10:00 o'clock a.m., at public auction to the highest bidder, to pay the amount then due on said mortgage, together with the costs of foreclosure, including attorney's fees as allowed by law, in accordance with the provisions of said mortgage. The time allowed by law for redemption by the mortgagors, their personal representatives, or assigns is six (6) months from the date of said sale.
THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR'S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.
If the mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23, the mortgagor must vacate the property by 11:59 p.m. on January 21, 2017, unless the foreclosure is postponed pursuant to Minn. Stat. §580.07, or the redemption period is reduced to five (5) weeks under Minn. Stat. §582.032.THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT BY A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
May 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16 & 23


CALL FOR BIDS
The Board of Education of the St. Louis County Schools, Independent School District No. 2142, will receive bids up to 2:00 o'clock p.m., Tuesday June 2, 2016 at the Office of the Clerk, 1701 North 9th Avenue, Virginia, MN 55792, for supplying Food for the School Lunch Program for the 2016-2017 school year.
Each bid is to be submitted in a sealed envelope, plainly marked, "BID FOR FURNISHING FOOD FOR THE SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM FOR 2016-2017."
Each bidder may submit a bid on the total of food listed in the specifications, please contact the Business Manager at 218-749-8130 X1103 or by email at kjohnson@isd2142.k12.mn.us for the food specification list. Orders are to be delivered to the various schools in amounts as specified by the Food Service Coordinator or Cook Manager.
St. Louis County Schools, Independent School District No. 2142, reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities. GARY RANTALA, CLERK
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ST. LOUIS COUNTY SCHOOLS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2142
Published In:
Cook News Herald May 19, 2016
Cook News Herald May 26, 2016


CALL FOR BIDS
The Board of Education of the St. Louis County Schools, Independent School District No. 2142, will receive sealed bids up to 2:00 o'clock p.m., Tuesday June 2, 2016 at the Office of the Clerk, 1701 North 9th Avenue, Virginia, MN 55792, for supplying MILK for the School Lunch Program for the 2016-2017 school year.
Each bid is to be submitted in a sealed envelope, plainly marked, "BID FOR FURNISHING MILK FOR SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM FOR 2016-2017."
Each bidder may submit a bid on the total of milk or the total amount for each school listed in the specifications. Milk is to be delivered to the various schools in specific amounts and deliveries to be made as specified by the Cook Manager and Principal.
St. Louis County Schools, Independent School District No. 2142, reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities.
GARY RANTALA, CLERK
_________________________
ST. LOUIS COUNTY SCHOOLS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2142
Published In:
Cook News Herald May 19, 2016
Cook News Herald May 26, 2016


CALL FOR BIDS
The Board of Education of the St. Louis County Schools, Independent School District No. 2142, will receive sealed quotations up to 2:00 o'clock p.m., Tuesday June 2, 2016 at the Office of the Clerk, 1701 North 9th Avenue, Virginia, MN 55792, for the following:
School Approximate Usage Tank Size
Tower-Soudan School 33,000 6,400 gallons
415 North Second St.
Tower, MN 55790
South Ridge School 65,000 18,000 gallons
8162 Swan Lake Rd.
Culver, MN 55779
North Woods School 65,000 18,000 gallons
10248 Olson Rd. East
Cook, MN 55723
Cherry School 42,000 18,000 gallons
3943 Tamminen Road
Iron, MN 55751
Northeast Range School 15,000 1,000 gallons
30 South Drive
Babbitt, MN 55706
Propane to be delivered as needed to the Schools throughout the 2016-2017 school year.
All quotes must be in a sealed envelope and plainly marked "QUOTES FOR PROPANE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR."
St. Louis County Schools, Independent School District No. 2142, reserves the right to reject any or all quotes and to waive technicalities.
GARY RANTALA, CLERK
_________________________
ST. LOUIS COUNTY SCHOOLS
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2142
Published In:
Cook News Herald May 19, 2016, Cook News Herald May 26, 2016


NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in conditions of the following described mortgage:
DATE OF MORTGAGE: May 31, 2005
MORTGAGOR: David L. Gustafson and Karen K. Gustafson, husband and wife as joint tenants.
MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.
DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded June 20, 2005 St. Louis County Recorder, Document No. 00984799.
ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: The Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a The Bank of New York, as successor Trustee to JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Trustee for the Holders of the MLMI SURF Trust, Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2005-BC4 Dated September 22, 2011 Recorded October 10, 2011,as Document No. 01171255. And thereafter assigned to: The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A, as successor-in-interest to all permitted successors and assigns of JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association as Trustee for Specialty Underwriting and Residential Finance Trust Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2005-BC4. Dated April 26, 2016 Recorded May 9, 2016, as Document No. 01284223.
TRANSACTION AGENT: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.
TRANSACTION AGENT'S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ON MORTGAGE: 1001752-0000240096-1
LENDER OR BROKER AND MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR STATED ON MORTGAGE: MILA, Inc.
RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SERVICER: Nationstar Mortgage LLC
MORTGAGED PROPERTY ADDRESS: 118 West Vermilion Drive, Cook, MN 55723
TAX PARCEL I.D. #: 120.0035.00010 and 120.0035.00020
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
Lots One (1), Two (2), Three (3), Four (4), Five (5) and Six (6), Block 1, Lantz Addition to Cook, subject to easements, covenants, restrictions and mineral reservations of record, if any. St. Louis County, Minnesota
COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: St. Louis
ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $86,250.00
AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $136,512.47
That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; That no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof;
PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows:
DATE AND TIME OF SALE: July 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM
PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff's Main Civil Office, Room 103, 100 North Fifth Avenue West, Duluth, MN 55802 to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys' fees allowed by law subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns unless reduced to Five (5) weeks under MN Stat. §580.07.
TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, unless otherwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mortgagor(s) must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23 is 11:59 p.m. on January 26, 2017, unless that date falls on a weekend or legal holiday, in which case it is the next weekday, and unless the redemption period is reduced to 5 weeks under MN Stat. Secs. 580.07 or 582.032.
MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: None
"THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR'S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED."
Dated: May 20, 2016
The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A, as Trustee
Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee
USSET, WEINGARDEN AND LIEBO, P.L.L.P.
Attorneys for Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee
4500 Park Glen Road #300
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(952) 925-6888
21-14-002705 FC
THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.
May 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30


Proceedings of St. Louis County Schools ISD 2142
The Regular Meeting of the School Board of ISD 2142, St. Louis County Schools, was held at NE Range School on Monday, May 9, 2016, beginning at 5:00 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance.
MEMBERS PRESENT: Bob Larson, Chet Larson, Gary Rantala, Lynette Zupetz
MEMERS ABSENT: Dan Manick, Nancy Glowaski, Troy Swanson
ALSO PRESENT: Steve Sallee, Jeanne Sopp
Approved Agenda.
RAMS Presentation by Executive Director Steve Giorgi. Mr. Giorgi thanked the School Board for their support of RAMS and addressed some of the issues before the Minnesota Legislature in the 2016 Session, providing an explanation of those and other RAMS initiatives. He addressed: Taconite Relief Area Issues, Budget Surplus, RAMS Legislative Priorities, Broadband Initiative, Street Funding, Funding Local Government Aid (LGA), Bonding Projects, Reallocation of Taconite Dollars to Benefit our Communities and Schools, and Education. Legislative Updates are available on RAMS' website: www.ramsmn.org .
Superintendent's Report presented by Steve Sallee. 1) The Policy Committee will meet May 16. 2) The District will work, this summer, to update its Crisis Plan. Every employee, including Subs, will have available at their fingertips, a flipchart to reference in crisis situations. 3) Met with Superintendent John Klarich last week following MIB's referendum vote. Will be setting up another joint meeting of our Collaboration Committees, possibly a Study Session. 4) Annual SB Retreat will be held Aug 17-19 at the District Office. Will include presentations by DO Staff. 5) Have denied a grievance from the teachers' union at Level 2. Will need a committee of 2-3 SB members to hear the grievance at Level 3, and will let Chair Chet Larson know the date. Mr. Larson suggested presenting to the full SB. 6) Introduced new Director of Facilities and Grounds, Tony Buccanero.
NE Range School Report presented by Principal Kelly Engman. 1) Highlighted recognition and awards, upcoming events and leadership opportunities. 2) Have received ALI Funding for two classes next year. Students can earn college credit for "Forest Field Skills" (Instructor Mr. Lindsay) and "Basic Mechanics" (Instructor Mr. Summers). 3) Addressed Strategic Plan Goals 1-3. Explained several initiatives being used to meet the goals and provided examples demonstrating how the goals are being met.
Robotics presentation by Instructor Ryan Lindsay and demonstration by students Chloe Aase and Eli Lopac. Built and programmed a First Robotics robot for entry into summer parades (Peter Mitchell Days in Babbitt and 4th of July in Tower). "It's engineering," said Mr. Lindsay.
Presentation by Instructor Mark Fabish addressed Phy Ed Standards. 1) Standards may be addressed differently at different schools based upon equipment and fields available. 2) At NE Range, all standards will be addressed within a 3-year timeframe. Started with Grade 7 this year, next year will be Grades 7&8, and year three will be Grades 7-9. Will eventually be full standards-based Grades 7-10. 3) Dance and rhythm addressed at elementary level. 4) Standards-based Phy Ed: 6 main standards, with 2-4 benchmarks included in each standard, total 20 benchmarks. 5) Grades 7-10 required Phy Ed courses will be standards-based.
Superintendent Sallee provided each SB member with a copy of the Treasurer's Report for the month of March 2016 (which was prepared by Business Manager Kim Johnson).
Approved Consent Agenda items. 1) Minutes of April 25, 2016 Regular SB Meeting. 2) Bill List April 19-May 2, 2016. 3) Telepresence Network Use Agreement ­ Arrowhead Health Alliance. 4) MOA ­ NESC Cooperative Purchasing Connection's Bread and Bread Products program for 2016-2017 (Bimbo Bakeries, USA).
The following policies were presented for second reading:
100 Series ­ 101, 102, 103
200 Series ­ 201, 202, 203, 203.1, 203.5, 203.6, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214
300 Series ­ 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306
Awarded bids for NE Range School Building Improvement Projects as follows:
Windows ­ Base Bid $188,000 plus Alternate Bids 1&2 for doors $31,500 = total $219,500 to Max Gray Construction Inc.
Pool Roof Replacement ­ Base Bid $118,000 to Lenci Enterprises Inc.
Approved District funding in the amount of $400 total to be divided evenly among students who will attend the National Association of Student Councils National Conference, which will be held June 24-26, 2016 in Portland, Oregon.
(Note: At a Study Session held prior to this meeting, School Board members viewed the MSHSL Why We Play training video which defines the purpose of education-based athletic and activity programs.)
Adopted 2016-2017 RESOLUTION FOR MEMBERSHIP IN THE MINNESOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE.
Designated MSHSL Representatives for 2016-2017 as follows:
To vote on behalf of each ISD 2142 MSHSL member school at all MSHSL district, region and section meetings and on mail ballots where member schools are called upon to vote, such as district meetings, region meetings, and mail ballots:
School Board Member: Dan Manick
School Representative: John Jirik
To represent each ISD 2142 MSHSL member school in the areas of boys sports, girls sports, speech, and music: John Jirik
Adopted RESOLUTION SUPPORTING SENATE FILE #3582 IRRRB REORGANIZATION
WHEREAS, the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) was created in 1941 by the Minnesota legislature to provide a structure to promote economic development, assist local communities, townships and school districts within the Taconite Assistance Area (TAA) with needed infrastructure repairs, upgrades and job growth opportunities, and
WHEREAS, the funds dedicated to the IRRRB are generated from iron ore and taconite mining operations in lieu of property taxes instead pay a production tax based on tons of ore produced and the industry is also exempt from the corporate franchise tax and instead pays an occupation tax, and
WHEREAS, taconite production and occupation taxes are a major revenue source for counties, cities, towns, and school districts located in the TAA. The TAA includes all or a portion of Cook, Lake, St. Louis, Itasca, Aitkin, Crow Wing, and Koochiching counties. Part of the revenue is also paid to the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB), a state agency that conducts a variety of operations in northeastern Minnesota, and
WHEREAS, a recent audit of the IRRRB by the Minnesota Legislative Auditor has determined that the current structure of the board of the IRRRB may be subject to a challenge under the Minnesota constitution, and
WHEREAS, Senate Majority Leader, Tom Bakk has authored Senate File # 3582 which effectively alters the structure of the nine member board of directors of the IRRRB to an advisory board structure and affords the Commissioner of the Agency authority to exercise fiduciary responsibility over utilization of the agency's annual budget that will require approval of the Governor of the State of Minnesota similar to all other agencies in the state,
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the School Board of St. Louis County Schools ISD 2142, whose schools are located within the TAA and who supports the mission to retain the iron ore and taconite tax dollars generated in its region and not allow them to be redirected away from the TAA, hereby endorses S.F. 3582 and supports retaining local control over the utilization of the taconite revenue entrusted to the IRRRB.
Approved out-of-state travel for students as follows:
Four SR School robotics students will travel with Instructor T.J. Ray to Southfield MI for the 2016 Robofest World Championship which will be held on May 13-14, 2016. Students will leave on Thursday, May 12, and return on Sunday, May 15.
Four students from NE Range School and NW School will travel to Portland, Oregon for the NASC National Conference which will be held June 24-26, 2016. Students will leave on Wednesday, June 22, and return on Monday, June 27.
The SR School "School to Work" class will travel with Teacher Liz Beseke to Superior WI to visit Lake Superior College on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.
Approved a wage increase for Shannon Mattila, Technology Assistant at SR School and Cherry School, to $15/hour, effective May 1, 2016 for FY 2015-2016 through FY 2016-2017.
Hired support staff as follows:
Kathy Vraa, Site I Secretary at NE Range School, [Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 217 days/year], effective July 1, 2016 for the 2016-2017 school year.
Beth Vidal, Teachers' Aide at NW School, [T,W,Th 4 hours/day], effective May 4, 2016 for the 2015-2016 school year.
Accepted the resignation of Kathy Vraa as Site II Secretary at NE Range School, effective June 30, 2016.
Approved the employment separation of Trudy Halverson as follows: Trudy Halverson is considered to have discontinued her employment in accordance with Article XXI, Section 8, Item F of Master Agreement ISD 2142 and Ed MN Local 1406 (SLCT), which states "A teacher's recall rights shall terminate should the following event occur: the expiration of three (3) years from the commencement date of an unrequested leave of absence without having been recalled."
Adopted RESOLUTION PLACING SHERI CARLSON ON UNREQUESTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE.
Adopted the same or similar resolution placing each of the following tenured teachers on ULA:
Notice of Proposed Placement on ULA
Todd Olson, Business 1.0 FTE Received April 15, 2016
Kathleen Meier, Special Ed 0.467 FTE Received April 15, 2016
Adopted RESOLUTION PROPOSING TO PLACE AMY NELSON ON UNREQUESTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE.
Adopted the same or similar resolution proposing placement of each of the following tenured teachers on ULA as follows:
Mary Larson Title I Tower-Soudan 0.50 FTE
Adopted RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE TERMINATION AND NON-RENEWAL OF THE TEACHING CONTRACT OF JANE BRADFORD, A PROBATIONARY TEACHER
Adopted the same or similar resolution relating to the termination and non-renewal of the teaching contract of each of the following probationary teachers:
Rebecca Chopp 1.0 FTE Elementary North Woods
Shara Jarvela 1.0 FTE Elementary NE Range
Mariah Jeske 1.0 FTE Elementary South Ridge
Rachael Grotberg 0.2 FTE FACS Cherry
Jack Zirkle 1.0 FTE Math, Social Studies, PE North Woods
Genevieve Wiitanen 0.6 FTE Music North Woods
Elizabeth Brophy 0.5 FTE Music South Ridge
Sarah Joyal 0.4 FTE Science South Ridge
Corrie Foster-Little 1.0 FTE Special Education Cherry
Taylor Skoglund 1.0 FTE Special Education NE Range
Aaron Donais 0.6 FTE Special Education NE Range
Accepted the resignation of Kasey Haugen as Special Education Teacher at North Woods School, effective June 30, 2016.
Hired Jared Bangs as Assistant Baseball Coach at North Woods School for the 2015-2016 school year.
Meeting adjourned at 6:25 p.m. May 26 - 1


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