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ACTION LINE!........... CLASSi FI ED ADS ..... To Place an ad -- Phone 274-6136 or 1-800-410-1859 Wednesday, December 9, 2009 Page 11 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES Small plastics company for sale. Operate full or part time. Move to your area! 563-872-4671. FOR SALE LEFSE for sale! $1.25 per round. Phone 507-274-5113 or 507-828-5170. For Sale: 3-door topper for full-size Chevy pickup -- good shape! New $550, ask- ing $285. 712-472-2379. FURNITURE For Sale: Vinegate single pedestal 3-drawer desk, hanging file drawer, plus flip- down slide-out keyboard drawer. Like new, $75 (was $150 new). Great for home or college; we need the space! Ph. 507-274-6558. RENTALS WILDERS SUITES APART- MENTS: 361 8th Street, Walnut Grove, MN 56180. NEW OWNERS; LOCAL MANAGEMENT. On-site laundry. Apartments avail- able. Contact Linda, 507- 859-9453 or 507-626-0044. Equal Housing Opportunity. WESTBROOK: 1 MONTH FREE WITH 12-MONTH LEASE! 1 & 2 bedroom units now available. Pets wel- come. Call Linda, 507-360- 8959. www.lloydmanage- mentinc.com Equal Housing Opportunity Provider. For Rent: 2BR mobile home in Rock Rapids -- central air, stove, fridge, washer, dryer. Available immediately. 712- 472-3045 or 712-479-2493. For Rent: 2BR house in Rock Rapids with garage. 712- 441-0166. AUTOMOTIVE FOR SALE: 2000 Buick LeSabre, 63,000 miles, excellent condition, 25 mpg. $6,500. 712-472-3449. F A R M EQUIPMENT NEW & USED FEED MIX- ERS; PARTS, SERVICE. Liners, augers, flighting, bearings, chain, etc. www.postequip.com. Post Equipment, Rock Valley, IA, 712-476-4500. FURNITURE For Sale: Maple nightstand, 28"x16"x24" high, two draw- ers, very nice condition. Asking $30. 712-439-1390. PETS Great Christmas presents! Blue Heeler pups, 9 wks. old. Parents work cattle. Nice family pets! $75 each. 605- 201-0550 or 712-472-2966. SERVICES MCCARTY MOTORS "The Place To Go" for outdoor power equipment. Snapper, Country Clipper, Briggs & Stratton, Kohler, Tecumseh. 712-472-3257, Rock Rapids, IA. BAKKER TAXIDERMY -- 6- mo. turnaround time. Drawing for free shoulder- mount deer. See us at www.BakkerTaxidermy.com. 712-726-3080. UTILIZE MY SKILLS before major DESTRUCTION, con- tact Darren @ AAdvance Transmission for all car care needs. 712-477-2294. WANTED WANTED: SCRAP IRON, OLD CARS. $55/ton. Roll-off dumpsters available. Certified scale, unloading, immediate payment. B&C Metals, Rock Valley, IA, 712- 476=4500. WORK WANTED SCRAPBOOKER FOR HIRE -- Love to scrapbook but don't have the time? Want a scrapbook but don't have the ambition? Let me turn your treasured memories into a lasting keepsake! Custom made scrapbook albums designed especially for you or someone special. Call Holly at 507-855-2494 or 605-838-7377. Notice of Proposed Property Taxes The Walnut Grove city council will hold a public heating on its budget and on the amount of property taxes it is proposing to collect to pay for the costs of services the city will provide in 2010. Attend the Public Hearing All Walnut Grove city resi- dents are invited to attend the public hearing of the City Council to express their opin- ions on the budget and on the proposed amount of 2010 property taxes. The heating will be held on: Monday, l)ecmb.A4, at 7:00 p.m. Walnut Grove Community Center, 311 6th Street, Walnut Grove #175013 S-15x Dated: November 17, 2009 Judge BRUCE F. GROSS DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF COTTONWOOD DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION No. PR-09-629 In Re: Estate of Karim Schmalz, Deceased. NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PER- SONAL REPRESENTA- TIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDI- TORS: Notice is hereby given, that an application for informal probate of the above named decedent's last will dated June 26. 2009, has been filed with the registrar herein, and the application has been granted informally probating same. Any objections may be filed in the above-named court, and the same will be heard by the court upon notice of hearing fixed for such purpose. Notice is hereby further given that informal appoint- ment of Clarene Schmalz, whose address is 211 Sorenson Street, P.O. Box 282; Storden, MN 56174, as personal representative of the estate of the above-named decedent, has been made. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be enti- fled to appointment as person- al representative or may object to the appointment of the per- sonal representative and the personal representative is empowered to fully adminis- ter the estate including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of letters, the power to sell, encumber lease or dis- tribute real estate, unless objections thereto are filed with the court (pursuant to Section 524.3-607) and the court otherwise orders. Notice is further given that ALL CREDITORS having claims against said estate are required to present the same to said personal representative or to the court administrator within four months after the date of this notice or said claims will be barred. Frank C. Nielsen Attorney Reg. No. 147825 336 Morgan Street Tracy, MN 56175 507-626-0773 Attorney for Personal Representairve #175008 14, 15x OFFICIAL PUBLICA- TION October 6, 2009 Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Regular'Meeting The Board of Commissioners met at the Cottonwood County Courthouse in Windom, MN. Present for all or portions of the meeting were: Commissioners Gary Sorenson, Tom White, Ron Kuecker, Norm Holmen, John Oeltjenbruns; Administrative Assistant Kelly Thongvivong; Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson; County Attorney Doug Storey, Karen Swenson, Mike Hanson, Ron Gregg, Craig Mueller and Danielle Mulcahey. Routine Items - approved by unanimous roll call or reg- ular vote: to approve additions to the agenda; to approve the minutes of the September 22, 2009 meeting; adjournment. Personnel Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to allow County Engineer to hire David May and Randy Illg as full-time heavy equipment operators pending a favorable background check. Additional Action Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to allow Chairman to sign the Brown- Nicollet Environmental Health 2010 food contract; to adopt resolution for Amendment #2 to Agreement SRF0177 Middle MN CWP Project, which allows for an increase to the low-interest loan award by $7,500 to a total loan award of $45,000; to allow Mike Hanson to use county credit card for room reservations at the upcoming Minnesota Association of County Feedlot Officers Conference on October 20-22 in Detroit Lakes; to approve final payment for the Southbrook Township Bridge Project SP 17-599-86; to adopt resolution for Government Acquisition for Public Use; to approve con- tract with Select Account to continue administering the spending accounts; to adopt resolution regarding execution of contracts. S/Jan Johnson Auditor/Treasurer S/Gary Sorenson, Board Chairman S/Kelly Thongvivong, Adm. Assistant OFFICIAL PUBLICA- TION October 13, 2009 Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting The Board of ICE Commissioners met at the Cottonwood County Courthouse in Windom, MN. Present for all or portions of the meeting were: Commissioners Gary Sorenson, Tom White, Norm Holmen, John Oeltjenbruns; Administrative Assistant Kelly Thongvivong; ' Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson; County Attorney Doug Storey; Ron Gregg, Craig Mueller, Fred Doran, Darryl Heaps, Melanie Niday and Todd Gochanour. Absent was Commissioner Kuecker. Routine Items - approved by unanimous roll call or reg- ular vote: to approve additions to the agenda; to approve the 'mirlures-of the October 6, 2009 meeting; to approve October warrants in the amount of $340,477.68 and broken down as follows: County Revenue Fund $154,839.88, Long Term Capital Outlay - $1,000.00, County Building Fund $9,196.86, Ditch Fund $15,253.65, Agency Fund - $2,293.75, Taxes and Penalties Fund - $12,605.81, Road & Bridge - $110,160.42, Waste Abatement/SCORE - $8,828.91, Landfill Enterprise - $26,298.40; adjournment. Additional Action Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to table the decision regarding which firm to choose for re-permit- ting work at the landfill until the October 27th board meet- ing; to advertise for a bridge replacement project m Storden Township SAP 17- 599-90. S/Jan Johnson Auditor/Treasurer S/Gary Sorenson, Board Chairman S/Kelly Thongvivong, Adm. Assistant OFFICIAL PUBLICA- TION October 27, 2009 Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting The Board of Commissioners met at the Cottonwood County Courthouse in Windom, MN. Present for all or portions of the meeting were: Commissioners Gary Sorenson, Tom White, Ron Kuecker, John Oeltjenbruns; Administrative Assistant Kelly Thongvivong; Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson; County Attorney Doug Storey, Jay Trusty, Jason Purrington, Wayne Brede, Greg Walsh, Ron Gregg, Mark Marcy, Kristi Sell, Bob Pankratz, Jessie Zieske, Craig Myers, Darryl Heaps, Craig Mueller and Fred Doran. Absent was Commissioner Holmen. Routine Items - approved by unanimous roll call or reg- ular vote: to approve additions to the agenda; to approve the minutes of the October 13, 2009 meeting; adjoununent. Personnel Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to form sub-committee consisting of Wayne Brede, Gary Sorenson, Tom White and Kelly Thongvivong to work with THANK YOU Veteran's Day 2009 was made more special this year with the arrival of my brother, Darold Lidtke's WWlI medals from his service in the US Army. Words of thankful- ness are needed to be expressed for the hard work and efforts for this long- awaited occasion. Todd Dibble, Cottonwood County Veteran's Service Officer- thank you for your care, con- cem, and diligence in submit- ring information many times in providing information for the awards criteria. Dave Fjeld of the Cottonwood County Citizen and Tom Merchant of the Westbrook Sentinel-Tribune for the beautiful articles detailing Darold's life and service to his country. Anne Foley, my granddaughter, in, her efforts-. to make this lifelong dream become a reality. Heartfelt thanks to the many family and friends that have called, sent letters, or visited about this special honor. Words can- not express my appreciation enough. God blessed me with a wonderful and heroic broth- er. I carry him in my heart and am very proud of his accom- plishments. 7o, Ruth Bevier Wayne Brede to create a mas- ter grid based on the market grid and the new grid points; to accept receipt of report titled "Job Classification and Compensation Study Report for Cottonwood County" from Wayne Brede dated October 2009; to hire Jim Smedsrud as Heavy Equipment Operator effective November 16, 2009; to accept retirement resigna- tion from John Madson (Heavy Equipment Operator) effective December 31, 2009; to post internally and advertise for a Heavy Equipment Operator position for the Westbrook Truck Station; to accept Mark Marcy's resigna- tion as Emergency Management Director effec- tive November 10, 2009. Additional Action Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to accept low quote in the amount of $1,186.90 from Town 'N Country for the purchase of a wash machine for the Sheriff's Department; to accept low bid in the amount of $33,100 from Wenck for consultant re-permitting work for the Cottonwood County Landfill; to accept state bid in the amount of $24,956 for the purchase of a new pickup for the recycling program; to accept low quote in the amount of $23,810/unit + tax for the purchase of two tire compactor attachments; to approve final payment in the amount of $65,171.42 for the Safety Improvement Projects on CSAH 5 & 13; to allow for payment of 2010 NACo dues in the amount of $400; to change the December 15th meeting to December 22nd and to set the final tax levy certification at 6:01 p.m. that evening. S/Jan Johnson Auditor/Treasurer S/Gary Sorenson, Board Chairman S/Kelly Thongvivong, Adm. Assistant #175016 S-15 CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING All classified ads for non-established accounts must be pre-paid (or charged to Visa or Mastercard) before running. Not responsible for errors in ads taken over the telephone. NOTICE RESPONSIBILITY: Please check your ad after the first insertion and bring any errors to our attention immediately. Corrections will be cheerfully made. We are not responsible for errors beyond the first inser- tion. If you fail to notify us, the publishers liability is limited to cost of the first insertion of the ad. INVESTIGATE before you invest. The Sentinel Trbune does not know nev accept frauduent or I deceptive advertising. Readers are cautioned to thoroughly investigate "Business Opportunity" and I other ads which require an investment. CLASSIFIED AD DEADLINE 9 a.m. Friday THANK YOU We wish to thank our fam- ily and friends who helped make our 50th anniversary such a special day. We had such a great time. We appreciate all of you and your thoughtfulness so much. Jim and Darlene Bloch 175009 THANK YOU Thank you for all the cards, flowers and gifts given in Kenny's memo- ry. Thanks to Pastor Vicki, Marian, Dixie, Mardella and Linda for the meaningful service, and those who prepared and served the delicious meal afterwards. The familes of Kenny Lien 175015 CLASSIFIED ADS CALL 274-6136 OR 800-41 O- 1859 The City of Westbrook is taking applications for a full time City Clerk/Treasurer position. Applications and a job description are avail- able at the city office. Deadline to apply is Friday, December 18, 2009 at 4:00 PM Notice of officer candidate filing dates To the residents of Rosehill Township. Notice is herby given that the officers to be elected at the up coming March 2010 election are: Supervisor (1) and clerk. Potential candidates for the stated positions may file an affidavit of candidacy with the Township Clerk beginning on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 until 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 175010 Rosehill Township Clerk Mark Schoborg Professional Directory Want to see your business name here? Call Joan At: 507-274-6136 Knakmuhs Agency Insurance Real Estate Phone 859-2154 Walnut Grove, MN 56181) Westbrook, MN 274-5962 Want to see your business name here? Call Joan At: 507-274- 6136 San ford Wc,:stbr;k Sanford Westbrook q20 Bell Ave., Westbrook. MN 56183 Medical Clinic (507)274-612 I Clinic llours: Mon-Fri. 9 am-Spin Satt|rday Urgent Care 10 AM- Noon Westbook Hospital (507) 274-6121 24 hr. emergency service Peterson Estates Senior kiing (507) 274-6804 For all your printing jobs Call 274-6136 Westbrook Walnut Grove