November 22, 2022 at 7:10 p.m.

Star Post Legals 11/23/2022

West Central Education District

Special Board Meeting Minutes

August 24, 2022

5:00pm; Virtual via Google Meet

Board Chair Winkels called the meeting to order at 5:00p.m. Board members Utsch, Hess and Uphoff were in attendance as well as Superintendents Bullard, Winter, Peschel and Okerlund; Director Fevig, Business Manager Raiter, and legal counsel Liz Vieira. 

There were no additions or changes to the agenda; no motion needed.

Chair Winkels called for a motion to close the meeting for the purpose of negotiation strategies pursuant to MN Statute 13D.03.  Utsch moved, Uphoff seconded, motion carried unopposed.

Utsch moved to reopen the meeting after the discussion on negotiation strategies were complete. Hess seconded, motion carried unopposed. 

Winkels adjourned the meeting at 5:43pm.

/s/ Lee Uphoff 11/16/22

    Clerk Date



Notice of Public Hearing

Proposed Property Taxes

City of Albany

The Albany City Council will hold a public hearing at 6:30 PM or as soon as thereafter on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at the Albany City Hall, 400 Railroad Avenue, Albany, MN 56307 to consider approving the 2022 budget and the amount of property taxes it is proposing to collect to pay for the costs of services the City will provide in 2023. 

2022 Levy Proposed Levy

$1,093,413 $1,320,424 20.76% increase

Albany City residents are invited to attend the public hearing of the City Council to express their opinions on the budget and on the proposed amount of 2023 property taxes.  

Tom Schneider


Published in the Star Post this 23rd and 30th day of November, 2022.




Minnesota Statutes 

Chapter 333

ASSUMED NAME: Millwood Metalworks.

PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS IS: 315 Industrial Drive, Freeport, MN 56331 USA.

NAMEHOLDER(S): TMD Enterprises, Inc., 32197 Blattner Street, Avon, MN 56310 USA.

(4) By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.

/s/ Linette Thesing






Notice is hereby given per Minnesota Statues, Chapter 116, that Evergreen Acres Estates- Silver’s Dairy has made application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and/or Stearns County for a permit to construct or expand a feedlot with the capacity of 500 animal units or more.

The existing feedlot is located in the SW ¼ of the NW ¼  (T124, R31) of Section 20 of Farming Township, Stearns County, Minnesota. The existing facility consists of a 95X150’ Total Confinement Barn, a 6,297ft2 Total Confinement Barn, a 42x70 Parlor (Total Confinement Building), 600 Calf Hutches (6’ diameter poly dome), a 102x 382 Total Confinement Barn and a 42x70 Bedding Shed (Building for Animal Husbandry) and a 30x85 Breezeway (Total Confinement Barn). Manure is stored in a 150x170x12’ earthen basin (LMSA) and a 9x12x8’ concrete pump out and a short-term stockpile. The facility consists of 450 Dairy Cows (1,000 lbs or more), 10 Dairy Heifers and 600 calves for a total of 757 animal units. 

The proposed facility will include the above listed feedlot animal holding areas with the expansion of the liquid manure storage (LMSA) to a 230x550x18’ earthen basin and the addition of a 60x100x8’ stacking slab (Permanent Manure Stockpile Pad). There will be 627 Dairy Cows (1000 lbs or more) and 600 Calves. Total animal units will be 997.8

This publication shall constitute as notice to each resident and each owner of real property within 5,000 feet of the perimeter of the proposed feedlot as required by Minnesota State Law.



West Central Education District

Board Meeting Minutes

July 11, 2022

6:30pm; Virtual via Google Meet

Board Chair Winkels called the meeting to order at 6:30p.m. Board members Utsch and Uphoff were in attendance as well as Superintendents Bullard, Winter, and Okerlund; Director Fevig, Coordinator Dierks and Administrator Hoffarth. Board member Hess and Superintendent Peschel were absent. 1 WCED visitor was present.

There were no additions or changes to the agenda; no motion was needed. 

After a review of consent agenda items, Utsch moved, Uphoff seconded approval of the June 23, 2022 Board Minutes; bills payable #23963-23994 along with 22-23 1 year lease agreements for Beacon, ALC and WCED office space. Motion carried unopposed via roll call.

Under new business, 13 policies and 2 forms were presented for the first read.  All are MSBA policies with non-substantive changes.   Next, the board heard updates for the ALC and Beacon student handbooks.  Uphoff motioned, Utsch seconded accepting the updates as presented. Motion carried unopposed via roll call.   Next the board was presented with the annual designation for Director Fevig as the Identified Official with Authority (IOwA) for MDE access.  Uphoff motioned, Utsch seconded for Fevig to continue as the IOwA. Motion carried unopposed via roll call. 

Winkels adjourned the meeting at 6:46pm.

/s/ Lee Uphoff 11/16/22

    Clerk Date






(Forfeited property sold-assessment)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Albany City Council will hold a public hearing at 6:30 PM or as soon as possible on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, in the Council Room at 400 Railroad Avenue, Albany, MN to consider and possibly adopt the proposed assessment for single-family residential lot, forfeited property that has been sold, within the Whispering Oaks at Two River for costs related to the installation of utilities, streets and other municipal improvements. Adoption by the City Council of the proposed assessment may occur at the hearing.


The proposed assessment for the benefitted property is as follows:

Delinquent Remaining

Property Address Amount Balance        Total

100 Whispering Oaks Drive $7,420.80 $9,820.64 $17,241.44

Written or oral objections will be considered at the hearing, but the Council may consider any objections to the amount of the proposed individual assessment at an adjourned meeting upon such further notice to the affected property owner as it deems advisable. 

Such assessment is proposed to be payable in one (1) installment. You may pay the entire assessment (total) on such property to the City of Albany on or before December 1, 2022.  If not paid by this date, the remaining delinquent amount shall be payable in full with general taxes for the year 2023. The remaining balance shall be payable in equal annual installments including principal and interest extending over a period of seven (7) years, with interest at the rate of 4.0% per annum, in the amount annually required to pay the principal over such period at such rate, the first of said installments to be payable with general taxes for the year 2023, collectible with such taxes during the year 2023.  You may at any time thereafter pay to the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer the entire amount of the assessment. 

An owner may appeal an assessment to District Court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Sections 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or City Administrator of the City within 30 days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the District Court within ten days after service upon the Mayor or City Administrator. 

No such appeal as to the amount of an assessment as to a specific parcel of land may be made unless the owner has either filed a signed written objection to the assessment with the City Administrator prior to hearing or has presented the written objection to the presiding officer at the hearing.

Tom Schneider

City Administrator

Published in the Star Post this 23rd day of November, 2022. 




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-Eight Thousand Six Hundred Seventeen and 12/100 ($198,617.12)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 January 5, 2023 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 July 5, 2023, or the next business day if July 5, 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: November 16, 2022 Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, as trustee of Stanwich Mortgage Loan Trust 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-4764808 11/16/2022, 11/23/2022, 11/30/2022, 12/07/2022, 12/14/2022, 12/21/2022



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