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m public Notices Winthrop News Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Page 8 Still standing What was once a beautiful bed and breakfast on the east edge of Winthrop is now a lonely rundown structure just waiting to be taken down. Winthrop City Administrator Mark Erickson said that the city is waiting for word from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on whether it can burn the build- ing down. The Winthrop Fire Department and the Winthrop City Council wig also have to give their blessing to burning it as well. Matt Meyer bought the Notices building last year and is the process of removing everything of value before it is razed. Erickson said that process is nearly complete. Erickson thinks that burning the building would be good practice for the first department and would give good use to the new hydrants that are located in the industrial park. He doesn't know if it will disappear this year but is cautiously optimistic. Photo by Michael Mattison STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF SIBLEY DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 72-PR-10-51 Estate of James H. Lind Decedent NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS It is Ordered and Notice is hereby given that on October 25, 2010, at 10:45 a.m., a heating will be held in this Court at 400 Court Avenue, Gaylord, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the will of Decedent, dated September 5, 1995 and codicil to the will dated July 19, 2010, under Minn. Stat. 524.2-513 ("Will"), and for the appointment of Patricia J. Lind, whose address is 29608 561st Avenue, Winthrop, MN 55396 as personal rep- resentative of the Estate of the Decedent in an unsupervised adminis- tration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with full power to adminis- ter the Estate, including the power to collect all assets, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, and sell real and personal property, and do all necessary acts for the Estate. Notice is also given that (subject to Minn. Stat. 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred. Date: September 14, 2010 Thomas G. McCarthy Judge (COURT SEAL) /s/Karen K. Severts Deputy Registrar Robert D. Hinnenthal for BERENS, RODENBERG & O'CONNOR, CHARTERED 519 Center Street P.O. Box 428 New Ulm, MN 56073-0428 507/233-3900 Attorney Reg. No. 45366 48-49(af)Wc LEGAL NOTICE to Landowners/Renters: Adjacent to the Minnesota Valley Regional Railroad (MVRRA) Right of Way The Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority (MVRRA) is giving notice to landowners adjacent to the railroad right of way (ROW) TO NOT ENCROACH on the ROW. The Rail ROW is generally 50 feet on each side of the center of the main track. A meeting will be held on Monday, October 4, at 9 a.m. in the basement meeting room in the Sibley County Court House for all LANDOWNERS and their Renters who farm along the Railroad track right of way. Please make every effort to attend. MVRRA was completed a 12-mile section of rail bed rehabilitation and as part of the construction, the ROW will be reclaimed and planted in native grasses during the SpringSummer of 2011. NO CROPS are permitted in the ROW and will be removed. Landowners should notify their renters. MVRRA will be posting the ROW with signage after crops are removed this fall. This same process will be involved in our next 9 miles of rehabilitation from County Road 13 - County Road 4 approximately in 2011. Questions should be directed to any rail commissioner or the rail administrator. Carver County Commissioner Tom Work Sibley County Commissioner Charlie Woehler Renville County Commissioner Bob Fox Redwood County Commissioner Gary Dahms Yellow Medicine County Commissioner Jane Remiger MinnRail Shipper Representative Scott Blumhoefer Rail Administrator Julie Rath MVRRA Office 507-637-4084 49Wc Financial health as we age With current economic chal- lenges, those looking forward to retirement need to be well-informed about financial needs in coming years. Not only pre-retirees, but individuals already in retirement need to be wise to the changing eco- nomic environment. The good news is there are trained professionals who keep abreast of changes in the cur- rent economy, changes in laws and changes in government programs for the elderly. These professionals are equipped to handle everything from help with retirement savings accounts, investment advice, guid- ance on government programs, estate planning or even funding options such as reverse mortgages. A little planning prior to retirement will allow you to maintain your cur- rent lifestyle. However, a lack of planning may require you to live on an extremely tight budget. For those already retired, taking time right now to deal with financial problems instead of waiting for a crisis to hap- pen is well advised. A large number of retired indi- viduals feel that they have planned MACUiJgR Chris J. Palmer, O.D. well for the future only to find that rising medical costs, damage done to investment portfolios (by the current economy) and many other factors have caused them to go into debt. Some seniors are racking up debt like never before. Elderly individu- als who are in debt live with a con- stant burden over their heads. Most of these people are on fixed incomes and have no way of paying off cred- it cards and home equity loans that continue to mount to cover house- hold budget deficits. In order to meet ongoing payments, seniors often forego purchasing medications and skimp on food budgets. Some may live like hermits by pinching every penny in order to pay their obligations. Most of these people worked hard their entire lives and managed their debt. They never anticipated the rising costs of prescriptions, expensive medical care or depletion of savings by living too long. The good news is there is help for these individuals. Here are just a few examples of some relief options that could be available. Reverse mortgages - A Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs), also known as a reverse mortgage, is a risk-free way of tap- ping into home equity without creat- ing monthly payments and without requiring the money to be paid back during a person's lifetime. Instead of making payments the cash flow is reversed and the senior receives pay- ments from the bank. Thus, the title "reverse mortgage". For those sen- iors who are less fortunate financial- ly but own a home, a reverse mort- gage can allow them to remain in the home by creating extra income. Life settlements - A life settle- ment enables older individuals, busi- nesses and other organizations to sell life insurance policies they currently own but no longer want or need for an amount greater than the cash sur- render value. In some cases the value can be 2-3 times the cash sur- render value. Even some term life insurance policies with a conversion option to permanent coverage can qualify for a life settlement. Government Programs - Some government programs such as food stamps provide temporary financial help for food. Other programs pro- vide subsidized housing, help with medical expenses and provide tax credits. Veterans may be eligible for free or low cost health care, inexpen- sive prescriptions and disability income. For some, living on a fixed income and dealing with debt can be an overwhelming burden. Fortunately, there are knowledgeable professionals and debt relief strate- gies that can assist in easing this bur- den. If you would like more informa- tion on "Financial Health as We Age" feel free to contact Gail Gilman: Waldner, Program Development and Coordination - Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging@, Inc. and Professor Emeritus - Un&ersity of Minnesota at 507-389-8869 or e-mail Gail at ggwaldner@rndc.org. Additional resources are available by contact- ing the Senior LinkAge Line@ at 1- 800-333-2433 or visiting the MinnesotaHelp.Info websi(e at www AlinnesotaHelp 2nfo. Terry Morrow Our State Representative Endorsed by Minnesota Farm Bureau And v" Experienced v" Reasonable v" Proven Results for Sibley County Minnesota Farmers Union www.nhouse,om Prepma  p=a x by the Tam/Morrow C C 814 S. waston A*4erme, St P Rain having impact on Minnesota state parks and trails Heavy rains are having an remain open with little or no immediate impact on Minnesota interruption to normal operations. state parks and trails in many Current closures due to flooding: parts of the state, according to the Minnesota Valley State Trail. Minnesota Department of Natural Snake Creek and Trout Valley Resources (DNR). OHV state forest recreation areas. Depending on location, visi- Campground at Beaver Creek tors may find rivers and streams Valley State Park. topping their banks, higher lake Handful of campsites at water levels, trail washouts, Whitewater State Park. campground closures, flooded or However, since conditions are eroded roadways and some facili- changing quickly, the DNR advis- ty closures, es people to check the individual DNR staff will continue to state park or trail web pages or assess conditions over the next call the park directly for the latest couple of days to provide updated information. information where possible. In People may also call the DNR spite of significant rainfall, many Information Center at 651-296- facilities and locations will 6157 or toll-free 888-646-6367. Courthouse Report Abbreviations: cc = court cost; sc = surcharge; usp = unsupervised probation: sp = supervised probation; rest - restitution: misd - misde- meanor: s/s - same or similar: styd = stayed: PD - public defendant: CFD = continued for dismissal: DAR = driving after revocation: STS - sentence to serve: CWS = community work service: OFP = order for protection: CT - Count. Traffic/Criminal Court SPEED: Darrel Dean Hoogheem, Marshall, $135. Jon Martin Hoyme, Slayton, $135. Jeffrey James Leyda, Minneapolis, $135. Paise Annalise Mullin, New Market, $145. Ryan Jon Andreae, Montrose, $125. Brian Gerald Brandes, Courtland, $125. Duane Jon DeLagardelle, Arling- ton, $135. Joleen Kay Elder, Winthrop, $125. Jacquelin Oneal Glassburn, Middleton, WI, $135. Olga Lidia Hernandez-Medina, Channel View, TX, $125. Christopher Patrick Johnson, Brooklyn Park, $125. Alexander Nicholas Legeros, Edina, $125. Jeffrey Paul O'Brien, Belle Plaine, $145. Lahni Lynn Oudavanh, Eden Prairie, $125. Joyce Geneva Ruiter, Cottage Grove, $145. Michael Paul Scott, Apple Valley, $135. William Donald Sevigny, Woodbury, $145. Robert Henry Sinave, Marshall, $125. Cooper Lee Stainbrook, Forest Lake, $135. Manuel Arturo Terrazas, Brooklyn Park, $135. Michelle Ann Craven, Belle Plaine, $125. Craig Patrick Downey, Bloom- ington, $135. Nora Jean Eastling, Belle Plaine, $125. Belinda Jean Moseng, Hugo, $125. Martin Paul Scheffler, Shakopee, $145. Daniel Scott Schmidt, St. Paul, $125. SEATBELT VIOLATION: Shayne Thomas Bender, LeSueur, $110. Jason Jay Hesse, Bryant, SD,$110. Jovan Ma0anovich, Catersville, GA,$110. Aaron Joseph Wacker, Gibbon, $110. WINDOW RESTRICTIONS VIOLA- TION - TINT TOO DARK: Nong Hang, Inver Grove Heights, $135. Mafia E. Munoz, Marshall, $135. Timothy Frederick Rieke, Eden Prairie, $135. DRIVING WITHOUT A VALID LICENSE OR VEHICLE CLASS/ TYPE - MULTIPLE LICENSES PRO- HIBITED: Eden I. Torres, Glencoe, $185. EXPIRATION OF DRIVERS LICENSE VIOLATION: Gregory Paul Neumann, Chanhassen, $185. DISORDERLY CONDUCT/UNDER- AGE CONSUMPTION: Luis Alberto Cisneros, Le Sueur, $335. UNDERAGE CONSUMPTION: Taylor James Grapentine, Le Sueur, $235. Amanda J. Nelson, Shakopee, $185. Land Transaction: LIMITED WARRANTY DEED: PHH Mortgage Corp. to Secretary of Housing & Urban Development, Lot 3, Block 65, Henderson, Ortginal City, Brown's & Cameron's QUIT CLAIM DEED: Vernes Bruns to Vernes Bruns Living Trust, Bruns, Vernes Living Trust, N 1/2, NW 1/4, Section 26, Moltke Twp. Shane J. Janousek to Wells Fargo Bank NA, Other Lot: Government Lot, Lot 1, Section 1, Henderson Twp. Robert J. Harjes and Kathleen O. Harjes to Robert J. Harjes and Kathleen O. Harjes, N 1/2, SW 1/4, Section 10, Jessenland Twp. alx ATRm3M WINDOWS AND DOORS Improve Your Viewing Area With The Atrium 8700 Double Hung For Replacement Replace your windows now-- 2010 is the final year for the $1,500 Energy Tax Credit. 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