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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, September 4, 2013 Page 2 OBITUARIES Robert George Jensen Funeral services were held Monday, August 26, 2013, 10:30 am at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Granite Falls, MN for Robert George Jensen. Pastor John Schultz officiated. Honorary pallbearers were Matthew Johnson, Mark Johnson, Brian Jensen, Andrew Jensen, timothy Jensen, Nicholas Jensen, and Chase Paulson. Military honors by the Granite Falls American Legion, Granite Falls Veterans of Foreign Wars. Interment at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Granite Falls, MN. Robert George Jensen was born on November 20, 1923, in Minneapolis, MN, the son of Elmer R. and Gertrude A. (Carr) Jensen. The family moved to Storden, where he was baptized at the Stoden Baptist Church at the age of 5. He was confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Trinity Lutheran Church in Westbrook. He attended school in Storden. Robert served his country during WWII in the United States Navy. He was united in marriage to Ruth Patricia Rupp on October 13, 1943. He was a proud member of the Granite Falls American Legion, VFW Posts, and was a faithful member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Robert was employed by Westbrook and Walnut Grove Egg & Produce Companies, Moorman's Feed Company, St. Paul Pioneer Press and Dispatch and served the community of Granite Falls as a police officer for 11 years. In the late 70's he started his own handy-manbusiness, which he worked until the age of 75. Survivors include his wife Patricia, Granite Falls; children -- Susan Kathy (Theodore), Granite Falls, Michael (Colleen), Mound; Richard, Lakeville; James (special friend Carol Quenemoen), Red Wing; Penelope (Dan) Paulson, Alexandria; sister Patricia Loppnow, Amarillo, TX; sister-in-law Diane Rupp, Minneapolis; daughters-in-law Marshal Kouchar; Gayle Jensen Nellermoe and Cindy Jensen Swang; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-- grandchild; nieces, nephews and extended family. Preceding him in death were his parents; son Gary; sister Joyce; brother-in-law James Rupp. Yvonne "Vonnie" Darlene Hollingsworth Yvonne Hollingsworth, Age 82, of Dovray, MN, formerly of Rapid City, SD and Mankato, MN died August 31, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Westbrook, MN. Services will be held Thursday September 5, 2013 at 1 p.m. with visitation starting at noon at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Dovray, MN. 274-6136 OR 1 -800-410- 1859 Area news briefs Fulda Free Press - Tuesday, August 20, arrived with staff from Maple Lawn Nursing Home and Town and Country Golf Club, and a crew of volunteers, prepared to provide their very best services to the residents and tenants of the Maple Lawn Campus to ensure their enjoyment of the sec- ond annual Maple Lawn Golden Oldies Golf Classic. / Lamberton News - Brandon Mattison, son of the Paul Mattisons and a 2008 RRC graduate is now serving as a liaison between the Jackson Hole, Wyoming airport and his employer KLJ engineering finn. He graduated in December from SDSU at Brookings and accepted the KLJ position and moved to Wyoming in April. The Murray County New - Barn Doctors submitted the low bid for the renovation of the cattle barn at the fair- grounds. The work may be started whenever they are ready and to be completed by June 1, 2014. 1"racy Headlight Herald - Ten foreign journalists got a taste of rural MN as the visited Tracy and Lake Shetek last ..wgg~.:.; The:.Wor.!d Press Institute visitors wrapped up their [ ~rst day in the Tri-County at the l~ultz home. The journalists 1 come from five continents and 10 countries --Australia, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Finland, Ghana, Israel, Kuwait, Philippines, and Russia. They are in MN as part of a two- month fellowship that will take them to New York, Washington, DC, Georgia, Florida, Texas, and California. Windom Citizen - It's not unusual for Windom schools to face a weather-related school closure. However, a late- summer closure is another matter. This week's heat wave caused Windom schools to close at 1 p.m. on both Monday and Tuesday. Temperatures on those days were in the 90s with the heat index inching toward 100 degrees. • Sentinel • • Tribune • • Tip Line • • If you see• • news • h. appening or • have a story • • idea call our • News Tip • Line. • 274-6136 or • 1-800-410- • • 1859 • • Due to staff limi- • tations.we may i • not always be able • • to respond to your • tips or ideas. • However we will • • do our be'st to give e .... every call full • regard. • Thank you for • your help and con- • • sideration. • :% 84/61 Afew clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 60s. 87/66 Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s. 86/63 Mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 60s. :i ..... 82/61 Partly cloudy with a stray thunder- storm. 80/56 Scattered thunder- storms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 50s. available at: Hoyt Oil & Convenience Bubai Grocery Store Thrifty White Pharmacy Maynard's Grocery ExpressWay Shady Drive-Inn & area subscibers & readers A drop box for various news items is located at the... )harmacy Bubai Food Store 507-859-2160 For gour convenience there is a toll-free number at our $estbrook Office 1-800-410-1859 If you have questions or like to place an ad or order printing please call the above number. Resolution 13-06-25 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF TAX-FORFEITED LANDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT that all sales shall be full payment or the parcels of land described in List on the terms set forth on List of Tax- of Tax-Forfeited Land #14 that is con- Forfeited Land #14 tained herein shall be sold to the high- BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that est bidder at public sale. The sale will the conditions and terms of the pub- be governed by the provisions of M.S. lic sale shall be described in the list 282.01 and by the resolution of the contained here-in and approved by Cottonwood County Board of Com- the Cottonwood County Board of missioners authorizing such sale. Commissioners. The resolution reads as follows: Information about the sale of tax-for- BE IT RESOLVED, that all parcels of feited land in Cottonwood County can the tax-ffrfeited land listed on list of be obtained at the office of the Cotton- Tax-Forfeited Land #14 be classified wood County Auditor/Treasurer Cot- as non-conservation land; that the ba- tonwood County Courthouse 900 3rd sic sale price of each parcel on List of Ave, Windom, MN 56101. Telephone Tax-Forfeited Land #14, that is on file (507) 831-1905. with the Clerk of the County Board, be approved and authorization for a Given under my hand and official public sale of this land be granted, seal at Windom, MN., this 25th day of pursuant to M.S.282.01; that the sale June, 2013. will be held at 10:00 A.M., September Jan Johnson 18, 2013 by the Cottonwood County Cottonwood County Auditor at the County Courthouse for Auditor/Treasurer not less then the basic sale price; and LIST OF TAX-FORFEITED LAND #14 FOR PUBLIC SALE MUNICIPALITY ADDRESS City of Jeffers 307 Woodman St. E ASSESSMENTS BEFORE PID # VALUE FORFEITURE 21-414-0070 50.00 Misc ....................... $197.50 2010 Street Imp ...... $498.76 City of Jeffers 207 Best Ave. N. 21-414-0390 50.00 Unpaid Services ...... $498.76 City of Mountain Lake 9th Street 22-161-0181 50.00 2006 St. & Utility ..... $349.90 City of Mountain Lake 9th Street City of Mountain Lake 330 9th Street S. 22-161-0182 50.00 22-161-0292 50.00 '06 St. & Utility ..... $2,344.22 Mowing ............... $2,850.00 City Misc ............. $1,050.00 Street Repair ........ $1,200.00 ..................................... 0.00 City of Mountain Lake County Auditor Subd 1 22-161-0293 50.00 ..................................... 0.00 City of Mountain Lake 320 9th Street S 22-169-0050 50.00 '06 St. & Utility ..... $2,099.30 City of Mountain Lake 330 9th Street S 22-169-0600 50.00 '06 St. & Utility ..... $1,399.56 City of Mountain Lake 1003 Boxelder Street City of Mountain Lake 810 10th Street City of Mountain Lake 724 7th Street S 22-350-0030 50.00 22-443-0100 50.00 22-445-0080 50.00 Mowing ............... $3,450.00 Street Repair ........ $1,200.00 Mowing .................. $750.00 Utilities: ................... $165.30 Utilities .................... $351.80 City of Westbrook 522 4th Street W 24-826-0121 50.00 2010 Street ............. $173.22 City Mowing .............. $75.00 City of Westbrook 537 8th Street 24-826-0170 City of Westbrook :" 856 Birch Ave. 24-827-0260 50.00 2010 Street ............. $173.22 50:00 2010 Street ............. $173.22 City of Windom Cty Aud. Subd 4 25-164-0295 50.00 '09 4th Ave. Imp.. $2,716.88 City of Jeffers 108 Stewart Ave. N 21-173-0250 Trunk Sewer Imp ..... $350.00 Mowing ................... $498.76 City of Mountain Lake 800 1st Ave. S. 22-445-0060 St. & Utility ........... $5,669.61 Complete legal descriptions are available at the Cottonwood County Auditor/Treasurer Office located in Cottonwood County Court House 900 3rd Ave, Windom, MN. 56101 or call (507) 831-1905. TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR THE SALE OF TAX FORFEITED LAND PUBLIC SALES: made the improvement may, upon no- All tax forfeited lands are appraised tice and hearing as provided for the and offered at public sale and sold to original assessment, make a reassess- the highest bidder. The minimum bid ment or a new assessment as to the par- acceptable is the appraised value, cel in an amount equal to the amount TERMS unpaid on the original assessment. All sales shall be for "Cash Only, Day M.S. 435.23 Assessment or Reassess- ment of Tax Forfeited Lands Returned of Sale". All sales are final and no pro- vision is made for refund or exchange, to Private Ownership. Any Municipal Make checks payable to Cottonwood ity, political subdivision, or other pub- County. lic authority may make a reassessment or new assessment pursuant to section OTHER CHARGES: 1, M.S. 429.071, not withstanding the 1. State Assurance Fund- 3% of the original assessment may have been purchase price. Payment made at time made pursuant to other general law or of sale. a special law. 2. State Deed charge of $25.00 per M.S. 444.076 Fees and Charges for Tax deed. Payment made at time of sale Forfeited Lands Returned to Private M.S.282.014 Ownership. When tax forfeited land is 3. Deed Tax. Deed Tax must be paid at returned to private ownership and the the time of sale. The amount of the tax land is benefited by a public improve- is based on the amount of the sale at ment for which special assessment the rate of $1.65 for each $500.00 mini- were cancelled because of the forfeL mum of $1.65 ture the municipality or other public 4. Recording. M.S. 282.301 requires full authority that made the improvement payment for recording in the County may impose fees or charges for the Recorder's office before the State Deed use or availability of the improve- can be given to the purchaser. Charge ment or for connections therewith in is $46.00 per deed. an amount not to exceed the amount remaining unpaid on the cancelled as- S. Well Certificates: Properties hay- sessment. The municipality may make ing wells will have a $40.00 additional the fee or charges against the owner, charge added for a well disclosure, lessee, occupant, or all of them and CONDITIONS • may certify unpaid fees or charges to Sales are subject to existing leases, if the County auditor with taxes against any, to building restrictions appearing the property for collection as other tax- on record at the time of forfeiture; to es are collected. easement obtained by any governmen- TITLE: tal subdivisions or agency thereof for any public purpose; to all applicable The purchaser will receive a "receipt" laws and ordinances, and to the condi- at the time of purchase and will receive tion that the appraised value does not a deed from the State of Minnesota represent a basis for future taxes. Buy- through the Commissioner of Revenue er is purchasing property "as is". at a later date. The law provides that this conveyance shall have the force Local improvement constructed, but and effect of a patent from the State. not yet assessed, must be assumed by Any further legal work is the responsi- the purchaser, bility of the purchaser. Reassessment of cancelled improve- BOUNDARIES ment assessments may be made in ac- cordance with M.S. reading, in part, as Cottonwood County is not responsible follows: for locating boundaries on Tax Forfeit- ed Lands. M.S. 429.071- Sub.#4: Reassessment, Tax Forfeited Land. When a parcel of Information regarding Tax Forfeited tax forfeited land is returned to private Lands may be obtained in the office ownership and the parcel is benefited of the Cottonwood County Auditor/ by an improvement for which special Treasurer, 900 3rd Ave Windom, MN assessments were cancelled because 56101 telephone (507) 831-1905 or (507) of the forfeiture, the municipality that 831-1342. 235927