POSTED NOTICE OF MAIL BALLOT PROCEDURES

TO VOTERS OF STEARNS COUNTY, MINNESOTA

The following precincts located in Stearns County have elected to vote by mail ballot procedure in Statewide elections as authorized under Minnesota Statues 204B.45. All other precincts vote at their designated polling places on Election Day.

Townships Cities

Crow Lake Elrosa

Crow River Greenwald

Getty Lake Henry

Grove Meire Grove

Lake George New Munich

Lake Henry Roscoe

North Fork Spring Hill

Spring Hill St. Anthony

Melrose

Munson

Oak

For 2018 statewide elections, the election dates and the corresponding dates that ballots will be mailed to all registered voters in a mail ballot precincts are:

Statewide Primary Election: August 14, 2018

Statewide General Election: November 6, 2018

Ballot Mailing Dates: June 29 – July 31, 2018

Ballot Mailing Dates: September 21 – October 25, 2018

Voters registered in these precincts by July 24, 2018 for the Statewide Primary Election, and/or October 16, 2018 for the Statewide General Election will be mailed a ballot automatically.

Eligible voters not pre-registered by July 24, 2018 for the State Primary and/or October 16, 2018 for the State General may vote by absentee.

Registered voters wishing to receive their ballot at a temporary address may contact the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer Office to vote by absentee.  Check your voter registration status online at www.mnvotes.org.

To vote by absentee, request an absentee ballot application by one of the following:

• Online at www.mnvotes.org

• By phone (320) 656-3920

• By mail at the address below:

• In person at:

o Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer Office

  Administration Building

  705 Courthouse Square, Rm 148

  St. Cloud, MN 56303

  8:00 am – 4:30 pm

- Or

o Stearns County Service Center

  3301 County Road 138

  Waite Park, MN 56387

  8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Absentee voting begins June 29, 2018 for the Statewide Primary, and September 21, 2018 for the Statewide General Election.

Ballots may be returned by one of the following methods:

• by mail (a prepaid postage return envelope is included when the ballots are mailed), or

• may be delivered in person, or

• delivered by designated agent to:

Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer Office

Administration Building

705 Courthouse Square, Rm 148

St. Cloud, MN 56303

Ballots must be received no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day in order to be counted. Normal business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

In addition to the normal business hours, Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer Office will be open extended hours for absentee voting on the following days:



Statewide Primary Election: Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Monday,

August 13, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; 



Statewide General Election: Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Monday,

November 5, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If you choose to vote in person on Election Day, the designated Polling Location is:

• Stearns County Administration Building

 705 Courthouse Square Rm 148

 St. Cloud, MN 56303

The polls will be open:

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

At least one AutoMARK ballot-marker will be available at that polling place to permit persons with

disabilities to vote privately and independently and that permits any voter to submit their ballot to be

automatically checked and corrected for voting errors prior to being cast and counted.

All mail ballots will be counted at the Stearns County Administration Building after 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Additional information is available by contacting the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer Office, Elections Division, by phone (320) 656-3939, by email at elections@co.stearns.mn.us , or by visiting our website at www.co.stearns.mn.us 

Dated 24th day of May, 2018.

By order of

Randy R. Schreifels,

Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer

B/E/H-25-1B



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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

DATE:  May 31, 2018

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described Mortgage:

INFORMATION REGARDING MORTGAGE TO BE FORECLOSED

1. Date of Mortgage: February 17, 2017

2. Mortgagor:  Vernon M. Althaus, a single adult

3. Mortgagee:  Freeport State Bank, a Minnesota Banking Corporation 

4. Recording Information:  Recorded on February 27, 2017, as Document Number 1490123, in the Office of the County Recorder of Stearns County, Minnesota

5. Assignments of Mortgage, if any: N/A

INFORMATION REGARDING MORTGAGED PREMISES

6. Tax parcel identification number of the mortgaged premises:  66.36690.0002

7. Legal description of the mortgaged premises: 

Lots Five (5) and Six (6), Block One (1) of Dederick’s Subdivision of Outlot 1 in Ayers and Clarks Addition to Melrose, according to the plat and survey thereof, now on file and of record in the office of the Stearns County Recorder.  

LESS AND EXCEPT: Part of Lot 6, Block 1, Dederick’s Subdivision of Outlot No. 1 of Ayers and Clarks Addition to Melrose lying easterly of a line that begins at a point on the east line of said Lot 6 which is 94.5 feet southerly of the northeast corner of said Lot 6 and that ends at a point on the north line of said Lot 6 that is 5.00 feet westerly of said northeast corner.  

Check here if all or part of the described real property is Registered (Torrens) 0

8. The physical street address, city, and zip code of the mortgaged premises:  140 Riverside Avenue NW, Melrose, MN 56352

OTHER FORECLOSURE DATA

9. The person holding the Mortgage:  is not a transaction agent, as defined by Minn. Stat. 58.02, subd. 30.

The name of the residential mortgage servicer and the lender or broker, as defined in Minn. Stat. 58.02, is Freeport State Bank 

10. If stated on the Mortgage, the name of the mortgage originator, as defined in Minn. Stat. 58.02, is Freeport State Bank. 

INFORMATION REGARDING FORECLOSURE

11. The requisites of Minn. Stat. 580.02 have been satisfied.

12. The original principal amount secured by the Mortgage was $84,500.00.

13. At the date of this notice the amount due on the Mortgage, including taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage, is: $83,667.49.

14. Pursuant to the power of sale in the Mortgage, the Mortgage will be foreclosed, and the mortgaged premises will be sold by the Sheriff of Stearns County, Minnesota, at public auction on July 26, 2018, 10:00 a.m., at Room S-136, Stearns County Law Enforcement Center, 807 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, Minnesota.  

15. The time allowed by law for redemption by Mortgagor or Mortgagor’s personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months after the date of sale.

16. Minn. Stat. 580.04(b) provides, “If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, the notice must also specify the date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property redeemed under section 580.23.” If this statute applies, the time to vacate the property is 11:59 p.m. on January 26, 2019. 

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.

Name of Mortgagee or 

Mortgage Assignee:

Freeport State Bank

By: /s/ James Hemker James Hemker

Its: President

Name and address of Attorney for Mortgagee or Mortgage Assignee:

Willenbring, Dahl, Wocken & Zimmermann, PLLC

Daniel T. Zimmermann (141835)(bak)

318 Main Street – PO Box 417

Cold Spring, MN 56320

Telephone (320) 685-3678

Our File No. 6457-750

B-24-6B





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PUBLIC NOTICE

The Melrose Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, July 2, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Melrose City Center for the purpose of giving consideration to approval of the preliminary/final plat of Melrose Caseys Addition being redeveloped by Caseys at 817 County Road 13 SW Melrose, MN  56352. 

The property is described as follows: Lots 3 and 4, Block 2 of Darmac Acres; and That part of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter (NE¼ SE¼) of Section 3, Township 125 North, Range 33 West, Stearns County, Minnesota, which lies southerly of the south line of Block Two (2) of Darmac Acres, according to the plat thereof, on file and of record in the office of the Stearns County Recorder, and northwesterly of the northwesterly right of way line of County State Aid Highway 13, according to Stearns County Highway Right of Way Plat Number 35, on file and of record in the office of the Stearns County Recorder.

Dated this 11th of June 2018 at the City of Melrose, Minnesota.

Lisa Atkinson, Community Development Director

B-25-1B





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