legal notices

Sealed bids will be received until 10:00 a.m. on January 7, 2020 by the Houston County Board of Commissioners for the following county printing for year 2020: Official Paper, Miscellaneous Notices, Publication of the 2019 Financial Statement, and Publication of the Delinquent Tax List. Bids must be submitted on the official bid form which is available at the Houston County Administrator’s Office. The Board is requesting that only competitive bids be submitted. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids presented or accept the bid that is in the best interest of the County.

 

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HOUSTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

 

 

By: Jeff Babinski, County Administrator

 
 
 
 
 
 

Notice
of
Filing
Dates
for
County
Commissioner
District
5
to
Fulfill
Unexpired
Term
of
Office

 

Special Election County Commissioner for District 5 (Term Expiring 12/31/2020) representing the Townships of Black Hammer, Crooked Creek, Jefferson, Mayville, Spring Grove, Wilmington and Winnebago and the Cities of Eitzen and Spring Grove.

 

The successful candidate shall fulfill the current unexpired term, which ends December 31, 2020. The Primary Special Election, if needed, will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, with canvassing on February 14, 2020 and the General Election will be held on Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 with canvassing on April 17, 2020. If the Primary Special Election is not needed (2 or less candidates), the General Election will be held on February 11, 2020.

 

Filing will be open at the Houston County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office for the following Houston County SPECIAL ELECTION from 8:00 A.M. on Monday, December 2, 2019 thru 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, December 12,

2019.

 

Affidavits of candidacy may be picked up at the Houston County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office, Houston County Courthouse, at 304 South Marshall Street, Room 116, Caledonia, MN. The filing fee for Houston County Commissioner is $50.00. Candidates for this office must be eligible to vote in Minnesota, at least age 21 on assuming office, and a resident of Commissioner District 5.

 
 
 
 
 

NOTICE
OF
INFORMAL
PROBATE
OF
WILL
AND
INFORMAL
APPOINTMENT
OF
PERSONAL
REPRESENTATIVE
AND
NOTICE
TO
CREDITORS

 

STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF HOUSTON

DISTRICT COURT

THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No.: 28-PR-19-905

 

In Re: Estate of Mervin E. Nelson, Decedent.

 

Notice is given that an Application for Informal Probate of Will and Informal Appointment of Personal Representative was filed with the Registrar, along with a Will dated March 25, 2014. The Registrar accepted the application and appointed Kevin J. Nelson, whose address is 17565 Crystal Creek Rd., Mabel, Minnesota 55954, to serve as the personal representative of the decedent’s estate.

Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Any objection to the appointment of the personal representative must be filed with the Court, and any properly filed objection will be heard by the Court after notice is provided to interested persons of the date of hearing on the objection.

Unless objections are filed, and unless the Court orders otherwise, the personal representative has the full power to administer the estate, including, after thirty (30) days from the issuance of letters testamentary, the power to sell, encumber, lease, or distribute any interest in real estate owned by the decedent.

Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred.

 

Filed in District Court

 

State of Minnesota

Dec. 3, 2019

/s/ Tammy L. Merchlewitz

Deputy Registrar

Darlene L. Larson

Court Administrator

Timothy A. Murphy (MN# 76594)

Murphy Law Office, PLLP

110 E. Main St.

PO Box 149

Caledonia Minnesota 55921

Telephone:  (507) 725-3361

Facsimile:  (507) 725-5627

Attorney for Personal Representative

12/11 & 12/18

 
 
 
 
 
 

Houston
County
Planning
Commission
Vacancy

 

Notice is hereby given that applications are being accepted for a vacancy on the Houston County Planning Commission. This is a three-year term beginning in January 2020 and ending on December 31, 2022. The Planning Commission generally meets the evening of the 4th Thursday of each month, with additional and/or special meetings scheduled as needed. Application packets are available at the Houston Co. Personnel Office, 304 S. Marshall St., Room 208, Caledonia, MN, by calling (507) 725-5822 or online at www.co.houston.mn.us. Completed application materials must be received in the Personnel Office by 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2019.  

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Wilmington Township Board of Supervisors will hold it monthly meeting on Wednesday December 18th at 5:30pm at Wings in Dorchester, IA.

 
 
 
 
 

The following non-confidential traffic and criminal cases from 11/21/19 to 11/28/19 were compiled from reports released from the Houston County Court Administrator’s office.

 

Caledonia
Police
Dept.

Rosalino Salas Itehua, 33, Caledonia; 9/17/19 Driving without a valid license; Fees $175

 

Houston
County
Sheriff’s
Office

Robert Louis Burgmeier, 64, Brownsville; 11/18/19 Speeding 72/55; Fees $135

Abbygail Ann Cuhel, 16, Houston; 10/12/19 Speeding 72/55; Fees $135

Amber Jo Holter, 30, Caledonia; 9/11/19 Operate motor vehicle after license suspension; Fees $275

Amber Jo Holter, 30, Caledonia; 9/11/19 No insurance; Fees $200

Gail Lloyd Knight, 44, La Crescent; 9/14/19 Driving after revocation; Fees $275

Gail Lloyd Knight, 44, La Crescent; 9/14/19 Speeding 68/55; Fees $50

Rebecca Caroline Mock, 22, Galesville, Wis.; 10/25/19 Speeding 78/55; Fees $215

Javier Montalvo Sanchez, 21, Spring Grove; 11/1/19 Driving without a valid license endorsement; Fees $175

Nick Joseph Twite, 27, Dodge Center; 11/15/19 Speeding 72/55; Fees $135

Sotero Tecpile Tzompaxtle, 35, Caledonia; 11/6/19 Driving without a valid license; Fees $175

 

La
Crescent
Police
Dept.

James John Gallup III, 51, New Albin, Iowa; 9/13/19 Driving after suspension; Fees $275

James John Gallup III, 51, New Albin, Iowa; 9/13/19 Driver must carry proof of insurance when operating a motor vehicle; Fees $200

James John Gallup III, 51, New Albin, Iowa; 9/13/19 Unregistered vehicle; Fees $300

Zachary Allen Kleinfeldt, 23, Lakeville; 11/7/19 Operate vehicle with expired registration; Fees $105

Michael James Rasmussen, 33, Iron Mountain, Mich.; 11/9/19 Speeding 70/40; Fees $275

 

MN
Dept.
of
Natural
Resources

James Todd Moenck, 47, Caledonia; 11/10/19 Transportation of loaded firearm; Fees $175

 

MN
State
Patrol

Wayne Lavere Bailey, 69, Caledonia; 11/15/19 Speeding 72/60; Fees $125

Lenny Michael Boberg, 17, La Crescent; 11/15/19 Hands free law violation; Fees $125

Naylynne Leigh Leonard, 20, La Crosse, Wis.; 9/12/19 Driving after suspension; Fees $275

Heather Jean Murphy, 47, Winona; 11/5/19 Speeding 69/55; Fees $125

Chelsey Lee Myhre-Foster, 29, Coon Valley, Wis.; 10/24/19 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Erin Elizabeth O’Brien, 23, Caledonia; 11/14/19 Speeding 72/60; Fees $125

 

Spring
Grove
Police
Dept.

Jackon Pete Fort, 19, Caledonia; 11/7/19 Parked in prohibited parking zone; Fees $32

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spring Grove Police
 Department Blotter

Nov. 20 to Nov. 27, 2019

 

Nov. 20, 2019

2227 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

Nov. 21, 2019

1457 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, Main St. 

1602 hours- Officers received a request for a welfare check, Maple Dr. 

1954 hours- Officers received a report of a raccoon, 2nd Ave.

2043 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St. 

2331 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

Nov. 22, 2019

0138 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St. 

1832 hours- Officers received a report of an animal complaint, Maple Dr.

2121 hours- Officers issued warning citation for speeding, Main St.

2203 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

2317 hours- Officers received a report of a missing person, Main St.

Nov. 23, 2019

1054 hours- Officers received a report of a sick-looking raccoon in the parking lot, animal control was contacted, Maple Dr.

1234 hours- Car backed into a parked car, no injuries, Main St.

1901 hours- Officers received a report of a motor vehicle accident, No street found.

2032 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St. 

Nov. 24, 2019

0800 hours- Officers received a report of a sick raccoon, 2nd Ave.

1015 hours- Officers received a report of a loose raccoon, 3rd Ave. 

1750 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St. 

1907 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Division Ave. 

Nov. 25, 2019

1611 hours- Officers assisted the Spring Grove Ambulance with a medical call, Main St. 

1737 hours- Officers received a call of a truck swerving on the road, Main St. 

2111 hours- Officers assisted the Spring Grove Ambulance with a medical call, 2nd Ave. 

Nov. 26, 2019

0929 hours- Officers received a report of a sick raccoon, 1st Ave.

1100 hours- Officers received a report of a theft, Maple Dr.

1734 hours- Officers received a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian, Main St.

2038 hours- Officers received a call about two people walking out on the road, State Hwy. 44

Nov. 27, 2019

1126 hours- Officers escorted a funeral, Main St. 

1242 hours- Officers received a report of a 911 hang-up call, Main St.

1724 hours- Complainant received a scam call, Maple Dr.