STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF STEARNS DISTRICT COURT

SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT 

CASE TYPE: OTHER CIVIL

Court File No. 73-CV-17-7601

NOTICE OF PENDING SUIT

Friends to Restore St. Mary’s, LLC,

Plaintiff,

vs.

Church of Saint Mary, Melrose, The Diocese of St. Cloud, and the Most Reverend Donald J. Kettler, Bishop of St. Cloud,

Defendants.

Pursuant to Section 116B.03, subd. 2 of the Minnesota Statutes, the Plaintiff above-named hereby provides notice that the above-captioned action was commenced by service on the Defendant above-named and filing with the Office of the Stearns County Court Administrator on August 25, 2017.  The purpose of the action is to prohibit and enjoin Defendants Church of Saint Mary, Melrose, The Diocese of St. Cloud, and the Most Reverend Donald J. Kettler, Bishop of St. Cloud from demolishing real property located at 203 Fifth Avenue SE, Melrose, Minnesota 56352, commonly referred to as the Catholic Church of St. Mary’s, as it is a natural resource and entitled to protection under the Minnesota Environmental Rights Act.

BURNS & HANSEN, P.A.

Dated: August 24, 2017

By: : /s/Erik F. Hansen

Erik F. Hansen (#0303410)

Martin C. Melang (#0329393)

Attorneys for Plaintiff

8401 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 300

Minneapolis, MN 55426

Phone (952) 564-6262

Fax (952) 564-6263

ehanson@burnshansen.com

B-36-1B



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