November 8, 2022 at 3:34 p.m.

Star Post Legals 11/9/2022

Notice of Public Hearing

Stearns County, Board of Adjustment

Notice is hereby given that the Stearns County Board of Adjustment, in and for the County of Stearns, will conduct the following public hearings to consider variance applications: 

A request from Taylor and Samantha Weispfennig, Villard, MN from Section 9.3.11 A. (1) of Stearns County Land Use and Zoning Ordinance #439, to construct a principal structure (home) less than 50 feet from a side property line in an Agricultural-40 zoning district. Said Ordinance requires principal structures be setback a minimum 50 feet from a side property line in an Agricultural-40 zoning district.   Affected property:  The S ½ of the NW ¼ of the NE ¼ and the N ½ of the SW ¼ of the NE ¼ of Government Lot 1, Section 14, T124N, R31W, Farming Township.  Property address:  29634 Clear Lake Road, Albany, MN.

When and where is the meeting? 

Date and Time: Monday, November 21, 2022 - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Stearns County Service Center, Room 1104

3301 County Road 138, 

Waite Park, MN 56387

How do I participate?

Public Testimony: If you would like to provide public testimony, you may do so by appearing at the above hearing, you are invited to do so by attending said hearing in person or by joining virtually.  To participate virtually, please contact David Nett at [email protected] or call 320-656-3613 by Noon on the Wednesday preceding the meeting date.  

Written Testimony: You may submit written testimony by emailing [email protected] by 3pm on the hearing date.  Written testimony may also be mailed to the Stearns County Environmental Services Department, Service Center, 3301 County Road 138, Waite Park, MN 56387

Comments on this public hearing are not limited to those persons receiving copies of this notice.  If you know of any interested person, who for any reason has not received a copy of this notice, it would be appreciated if you would inform them of this public hearing.

Where can I view the application? 

Copies of the applications can be viewed approximately one week prior to the meeting at  Action taken on this request will be available shortly after the meeting at the same website location.  

What if the meeting changes? 

This meeting is subject to change. Please sign up for automatic updates for this meeting at Call the Department for assistance. 

Comments received are not limited to those persons receiving this public hearing notice.  If you know of any interested person, who for any reason has not received this notice, please inform them of this public hearing date.

Stearns County Board of Adjustment

Barrier Free Status:  This meeting will be accessible to the handicapped.  Attempts will be made to accommodate any other individual need for special services.  Please call (320) 656-3613 early so arrangements can be made.

Published:  November 9, 2022 – The Star Post



Unadopted Minutes 


Albany Area Schools – ISD #745 District 

Office Board Room 

October 26, 2022

1. Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by Chair Winkels at 6 p.m.

2. Roll Call

Present: Winkels, Pennie, Kreuzer, Sand, Carbajal 

Absent: Hansen, Sands

Student Representatives: Bierbaum, Hudock, Seiler

3. Student Representatives

Student representatives gave an overview of a recent survey they provided to the 550 high school students, 128 responds. Students said the district does well in the variety of classes offered, the opportunity of higher-level classes and graduation requirements. The survey also showed that the majority of the students want to continue having E-Learning days.

The survey showed positive responses in regards to athletics/activities and the positive team environment, great coaches/leaders, community involvement, continuous support and the opportunities to build new relationships.

The student survey noted a few academic areas where they would like to see improvement:

• More engaging classrooms

• More time to complete homework & an understanding of the students’ workload

• More current events in school

Athletic improvements:

• Better/newer equipment

• Equal sports representation

• Equity in playing time and access for all students

The survey also showed they would appreciate:

•  More focus and education on bullying, harsher punishments for those involved

• Additional education on drug use and the negative effects

• The counselors being available more often and more check-ins with students

• Mental health speakers

4. Early Learning Center Update

Weekly meetings to discuss the Early Learning Center project have been held with a variety of teachers, administrators, board members and community members.

5. Transportation Update

The Transportation Position was posted, applications received, and interviews will take place this week. The Grounds Position had a number of qualified applicants, and the offer will be made to the candidate soon. The district is currently getting estimates for snow removal at the school locations.

Tech update – Monday Oct 24th the internet service went down through the district’s current provider, Arvig. The district contacted Albany Mutual Telephone (AMT) for assistance and AMT had the service up and running quickly.

Meet and Confer – Feedback from the Meet and Confer meeting noted serious concern from teachers and staff about the heat regulation in spring and fall, with some classrooms being over 85 degrees. Superintendent Okerlund is following up on this to determine a short-term and long-term plan.

6. Adjournment

Agenda completed at 7:05 p.m.

Lynn Pennie, Clerk




PUBLIC NOTICE 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 the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: December 24, 2019 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $171,999.00 MORTGAGOR(S): JOHN D. MACHARDY AND NATALIA MACHARDY, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., solely as nominee for New Day Financial, LLC TRANSACTION AGENT: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. MIN#: 100343000014398048 SERVICER: Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC LENDER: New Day Financial, LLC DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Stearns County Minnesota, Recorder, on January 7, 2020, as Document No. A1560598. ASSIGNED TO: New Day Financial, LLC by an Assignment of Mortgage dated 08/21/2020 and recorded on 08/24/2020 as Document No. A1578219.Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, as trustee of Stanwich Mortgage Loan Trust I by an Assignment of Mortgage dated 02/09/2022 and recorded on 02/10/2022 as Document No. A1626087.LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:LOT 4, BLOCK 7, CHANTRY ESTATES PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1631 DEVON RD, SAINT CLOUD, MN 56303 PROPERTY I.D: 82.45768.0329 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Stearns THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: One Hundred Ninety-Seven Thousand Eight Hundred Three and 05/100 ($197,803.05)THAT no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; that there has been compliance with all pre-foreclosure notice and acceleration requirements of said mortgage, and/or applicable statutes; 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: 10:00AM on December 1, 2022 PLACE OF SALE: Stearns County Sheriff, Law Enforcement Center, Room S136 Civil Division, 807 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, MN 56303 to pay the debt then secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any actually paid by the mortgagee, on the premises and the costs and disbursements allowed by law. The time allowed by law for redemption by said mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns is 6.00 months from the date of sale. If Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. Section580.30 or the property is not redeemed under Minn. Stat. Section580.23, the Mortgagor must vacate the property on or before 11:59 p.m. on June 1, 2023, or the next business day if June 1, 2023 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. “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: October 12, 2022 Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, as trustee of Stanwich Mortgage Loan Trust I Randall S. Miller and Associates, PLLC Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgage/Mortgagee Edinburgh Executive Office Center, 8525 Edinbrook Crossing North Suite #210 Brooklyn Park, MN 55443 Phone: 952-232-0052 Our File No. 22MN00169-1 A-4761658 10/12/2022, 10/19/2022, 10/26/2022, 11/02/2022, 11/09/2022, 11/16/2022




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