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ACTION A LJNE I. . . . . . SiFIED A DS To Place an ad- Phone 274-6136 or 1-8OO-410-1859 Wednesday, December 31, 2008 Page 09 RENTALS For Rent: One or two bedroom apartments with appliances at 801 8th St., Westbrook. Heat and garbage are included. Call 507- 274-5624. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES Want a business opportunity or fabulous host reward program? Cooking shows/theme shows/ wedding showers/ wedding reg- istry -- call Pampered Chef con- sultant Lois Kuehl at 712-472- 2379. FOR SALE For Sale: Ladies' figure skates, size 8. white, scarcely used. $15.00.712-472-3114. For Sale: 3-door topper for full- size Chew pickup -- good shape! New $550. asking $285. 712-472- 2379. For Sale: Toy tractors -- 1970s & 1980s, 1/64th scale, 70 pieces. 712-472-3675. For Sale: Stainless steel nursery, car care needs. 712-477-2294. grower, finishing feeders, plastic nursery & farrowing flooring, Gehl SERVICES 125 grinder-mixer, Double LL 12- crate portable barn, 200-head MCCARTY MOTORS "The Place Double LL nursery, '97 Chevy & To Go" for outdoor power equip- Ford pickup, (choice $3500), 30' ment. Snapper, Country Clipper, gooseneck (lightweight) home- Briggs & Stratton, Kohler, made trailer, $2800 OBO. 712- Tecumseh. 712-472-3257, Rock 944-5592 or 507-376-2261. Rapids, IA. MISCELLANEOUS UTILIZE MY SKILLS before major DESTRUCTION, contact Darren @ AAdvance Transmission for all WANTED 23 people wanted to lose up to 30 pounds in 30 days, $30. 100% guaranteed, doctor recommend- ed. 800-266-7108. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION November 4, 2008 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 John Oeltjenbruns, Gary Sorenson, Tom White, Ron Kuecker, Norm Holmen; Administrative Assistant Kelly Thongvivong; Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson; County Attorney Doug Storey; Kathy Kretsch, Dave Doty, Mike Hanson, Jason Purrington, Ron Gregg, Marlene Smith and Jerry Hayes. Routine Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regu- lar vote: to approve additions to the agenda; to approve the min- utes of thb October 28, 2008 meeting; adjournment. Personnel Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regu- lar vote: to allow Sheriff Purrington to post and advertise for a part-time Deputy Sheriff; to accept retirement resignation from Lyn Mohlencamp effec- tive December 31 st with appro- priate payout of benefits; to post internally and advertise if necessary for the Deputy Auditor/Treasurer position; to allow Greg Johnson and newly hired Highway Shop Supervisor to attend Steam & Hot Water Boiler Training December 3rd & 4th in Jackson; to offer the Highway Shop Supervisor position to Brian Cooley effective December 1 st contingent on the results of a background check, physical and drug test. Additional Action Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to finish microfilm conversion project in the Recorder's Office at the stated price of $39,471.04 with 50% of remaining balance to be paid by December of 2009 and the other 50% to be paid by December of 2010; to approve the conditional use permit granted to Stan and Christy Bennett based on five condi- tions mentioned and on a rec- ommendation of the Planning Commission; to allow Mike Hanson to apply for Homeland Security Emergency Management Grant; to approve the MCAPS Agreement with Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative; to adopt resolu- tion for Cottonwood County Aggregate Tax and to set public hearing for December 2nd; to authorize blanket approval of November Commissioner war- rants. S/Jan Johnson, Auditor/Treasurer S/John Oeltjenbruns, Board Chairman S/Kelly Thongvivong, Adm. Assistant OFFICIAL PUBLICATION November 25, 2008 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 time jailer/dispatcher; to move Jill Defiles to permanent part- time status effective December 1st and ,to allow a 1-step increase after successfully com- pleting her probationary period; to hire Alan Coners as part-time Sr. Appraiser effective December 1, 2008; to hire Thomas Baumgard as full-time Solid Waste worker effective December 1, 2008; to give approval for Commissioner -Kuecker to attend Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts Conference in December; to close the meeting at 5:22 p.m. to discuss strategy for labor negotiations; to open the meeting at 5:59 p.m.; to commit to doing a salary study in 2009 contingent that the four (three AFSCME and one LELS) unions sign the con- tracts for 2009-2010. Additional Action Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to transfer Weather Watch line item from the Sheriff's Department to Emergency Management beginning in 2009; to authorize Chairman to sign State of Minnesota Communications meeting were: Commissioners Facility Partnership Agreement John Oeltjenbruns .... Gary_.. based on _e County Attorney's Sorenson, Tom Whltb, Ron  approval and the Sheriff s rec- Kuecker, Norm Holmen; Administrative Assistant Kelly Thongvivong; Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson; County Attorney Doug Storey; Mark Marcy, Jason Purrington, Kathy Kretsch, Gale Bondhus, Mike Hanson, Cheryl Hanson, Ron Gregg, Marlene Smith, Sherry Sevcik and Elmer Wieneke. Routine Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regu- lar vote: to approve additions to the agenda; to approve the min- utes of the November 4, 2008 meeting; adjournment. Personnel Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regu- lar vote: to accept resignation from Jay Ward (part-time jail- er/dispatcher) effective December 8, 2008 with appro- priate payout of benefi[s and to allow Purrington to post inter- nally and advertise for a part- Professional Directory ommendation; to accept adden- dum to the FNTI existing con- tract for the microfilm conver- sion with additional terms and conditions as presented; to accept proposed camping rates. for 2009-2010 camping season at Talcot Park; to adopt resolu- tion for amendment #1 to agreement for the Middle MN CWP Project; to allow the Windom Chamber to use the Courthouse rotunda on November 28th at 6 p.m.; to approve Joint Powers Agreement between the "Secretary of State and the Cottonwood County Auditor/Treasurer; to accept estimated quote in the amount of $6,450 from Bargen, Inc. for repair of the Courthouse roof; to set upcoming holiday hours for December 24th & December 3 lst; to recess as the County Board and to convene as the Ditch Authority; to set final heating date for JD #5 for January 13th at 9:30 a.m.; to adjourn as the Ditch Authority and to reconvene as the County Board. S/Jan Johnson, Auditor/Treasurer S/John Oeltjenbruns, Board Chairman S/Kelly Thongvivong, Adm. Assistant #167648 S-18x THANK YOU Dear family and friends, thank you all so much for your thoughts, prayers, cards and gifts at this difficult time. They meant so much to me. God bless you all. Love, Mary C. Anderson 167647 Talk much with. yourdoctor? Communication between doctors and patients can be powerful medicine_ But to often, btb parties come up shot, Patients shou}d come to appointments prepared with questions written down in advance, a fist of al current medications and allergies, and a truly candid assessment of how they'ya been getting along. Doctors can do morn, too, starting wRh listening toil:or and using laoguaBe patients don't reed a medical dioti0na,t tmdersta] Commmicaben keeps doctors and patients better informed. So both paties can assess treatment options more clearly, and make shared decisions as partners, A public service message from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Srgeos, where PatJenbOentemd Care means getting better together. For more information on PatientCentered Care, visit orthoinfo.org. AAOS AMERICAN ACADEMY OF . ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS Cards of thanks in the Sentinel Tribune will be in box ads. Up to 50 words for $10.00 51 to 75 words $15.00 76 words and over $20.00 All open house or other announcements can be run in box ads at a rate of $5.00 per column inch, 2 column inch minimum. (A column inch is 1 column wide by 1 inch deep.) All ads must be prepaid except for established business accounts. News & Ad deadline Friday 9:00 a,m. (e-marl news must be submitted before noon on Monday) pre-paid (or charged to Visa or Mastereard) before running. RESPONSIBILITY: Please check your ad after the first INVESTIGATE before you invest. 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