Public Notices Sept. 28, 2017





Case Type: #14 - Other Civil


City of Staples,




Edna E. Hietala or her Estate, also all other persons or parties unknown claiming any right, title, estate, lien or interest in the real estate described in the Complaint herein, and all unknown heirs or assigns of the above in real estate described in the Complaint herein, 





1. 1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiffs Complaint against you is attached to this Summons. Do not throw these papers away. They are official papers that affect your rights. You must respond to this lawsuit even though it may not yet be filed with the Court and there may be no court file number on this Summons. 

2. YOU MUST REPLY WITHIN 20 DAYS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. You must give or mail to the person who signed this Summons a written response called an Answer within 20 days of the date on which you received this Summons. You must send a copy of your Answer to the person who signed this Summons located at: 

 Joseph A. Krueger 



 124 Lake Street South 

 Long Prairie, MN 56347 

3.YOU MUST RESPOND TO EACH CLAIM. The Answer is your written response to the Plaintiffs Complaint. In your Answer you must state whether you agree or disagree with each paragraph of the Complaint. If you believe the Plaintiff should not be given everything asked for in the Complaint, you must say so in your Answer. 

4. YOU WILL LOSE YOUR CASE IF YOU DO NOT SEND A WRITTEN RESPONSE TO THE COMPLAINT TO THE PERSON WHO SIGNED THIS SUMMONS. If you do not answer within 20 days, you will lose this case. You will not get to tell your side of the story, and the Court may decide against you and award the Plaintiff everything asked for in the Complaint. If you do not want to contest the claims stated in the Complaint, you do not need to respond. A default judgment can then be entered against you for the relief requested in the Complaint. 

5. LEGAL ASSISTANCE. You may wish to get legal help from a lawyer. If you do not have a lawyer, the Court Administrator may have information about places where you can get legal assistance. Even if you cannot get legal help, you must still provide a written Answer to protect your rights or you may lose the case. 

6. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION. The parties may agree to or be ordered to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice. You must still send your written response to the Complaint even if you expect to use alternative means of resolving this dispute. 

7. THIS LAWSUIT MAY AFFECT OR BRING INTO QUESTION TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY located in Todd County, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows: 

 Lots 9 and 10 of Block 8 in Forest Park Addition to Staples.

The object ofthis action is quiet title to a tax forfeited parcel, pursuant to Minnesota Statute §284.11.


Dated: September 20, 2017



Joseph A. Krueger 

Attorney for Plaintiff 

124 Lake Street South

Long Prairie, MN  56347 Telephone: (320) 732-6112 Atty. Regn. No. 0328911




Request for Proposal

Central Lakes College

Brainerd and Staples Campus Telephone Services


Central Lakes College is requesting proposals  for telephone services for Brainerd and Staples Campuses. A copy of the request for proposal may be obtained by emailing Scott Streed at, Central Lakes College, 501 W College Dr, Brainerd MN  56401.

Proposals must be submitted no later than 2 p.m. on October 16, 2017. All proposals must be sealed and marked “RFP for Brainerd and Staples Campus Telephone Services”. Submit proposals to:

Central Lakes College

Attn: Kari Christiansen

501 W College Dr

Brainerd, MN  56401


The college reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive any information or irregularities in the bidding and to make the award serving the best interest of the college.

Central Lakes College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. These materials are available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities upon request. If you use a TTY, call the Minnesota Relay Service at 800-627-3529 and request to contact Central Lakes College.






Staples Township is requesting quotes for plowing/grading of 34 miles of township roads. This will be for the contract years of November 1, 2017 to October 31, 2019.

Quotes must be based on an hourly rate.

Quotes will be accepted by the Clerk until 7:30 p.m. on October 9, 2017. Quotes should be mailed or hand delivered to:


Bonnie Thoele

Staples Township Clerk

48301 County 21

Staples, MN  56479





1. Publication Title: 

Staples World

2. Publication No. 518-760

3. Filing Date: 

September 25, 2017

4. Issue Frequency: Weekly

5. No. of Issues Published Annually:              52

6. Annual Subscription Price: 

$40 local 

7. Complete Mailing Address of Known Office of Publication (Not Printer): 

224 4th St. NE - P.O. Box 100, Staples, Todd County, MN 56479

8. Complete Mailing Address of Headquarters or General Business Office of Publisher (Not Printer): 

224 4th St. NE - P.O. Box 100, Staples, Todd County, MN 56479

Contact Person: 

Brenda Halvorson

Telephone:   218-894-1112

9. Full Names and Complete Mailing Addresses of Publisher, Editor and Managing Editor:


Devlin Newspapers, Inc. P.O. Box 100, Staples, MN 56479


Mark Anderson, 1005 Park Ave. NE, Staples, MN 56479

Managing Editor: 

Brenda Halvorson, 305 Ravilla Avenue, Staples, MN 56479

10. Owners: 

Devlin Newspapers, Inc., 224 4th St. NE, P.O. Box 100,  Staples, MN 56479; 

Russell W. Devlin, 73 Breakneck Hill Rd., Southborough, MA 01772; 

William R. Devlin, Box 505, Finley, ND 58230; 

Marjorie A. Devlin, Box 505, Finley, ND 58230; 

Patrick A. Devlin, 3605 Hampstead Ct. NW, Kennesaw, GA. 30144; 

11. Known Bondholders, Mortgagees, and Other Security Holders Owning or Holding 1 Percent or More of Total Amount of Bonds, Mortgages, or Other Securities:  None

12. Tax Status (For completion by nonprofit organizations authorized to mail at nonprofit rates): NA

13. Publication Title: 

Staples World

14. Issue Date for Circulation Data Below:     Week 36

September 7, 2017

15. Extent and Nature of Circulation:

Average No. No. Copies

Copies Each of Single

Issue Issue

During Published

Preceding Nearest to

12 Months Filing Date

a. Total No. Copies (Net press run)

1,792 1,739

b. Paid Circulation (By Mail and Outside the Mail)

   (b1) Mailed Outside-County Paid Subscriptions Stated on Form 3526

577 564

   (b2) Mailed In-County Paid Subscriptions Stated on Form 3526

556 571

   (b3) Sales Through Dealers and Carriers, Street Vendors, Counter Sales, and Other Non-USPS Paid Distribution

469 452

c. Total Paid Distribution

1,602 1,587

d. Free or Nominal Rate Distribution (By Mail and Outside the Mail)

   (d1) Outside-County as Stated on Form 3541

24 24

    (d2) In-County as Stated on Form 3526

4 4

    (d3) Other Classes Mailed Through the USPS

0 0

    (d4)  Free Distribution Outside the Mail

21 20

e. Total Free or Nominal Rate Distribution

49 48

f.  Total  Distribution

1,651 1,635

g. Copies not Distribution

141 104

h. Total

1,792 1,739

i.  Percent Paid 

97% 97%

16. Electronic Copy Circulation:

       Average         Actual

a. Paid Electronic Copies

46 31

b. Total Paid Print Copies (Line 15c) + Paid Electronic Copies

1,648 1,618

c. Total Print Distribution (Line 15F) + Paid Electronic Copies

1,697 1,666

d. Percent Paid (Both Print & Electronic Copies)

97% 97%

I certify that 50% of all my distributed copies (electronic and print) are paid above a nominal rate.

17. Publication of Statement of Ownership will be printed in the September 28, 2017 issue of this publication.

I certify that all information furnished on this form is true and complete. I understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this form or who omits material or information requested on the form may be subject to criminal sanctions (including fines and imprisonment) and/or civil sanctions (including civil penalties).


Brenda J. Halvorson,

General Manager,

September 25, 2017




Staples World

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100
Staples, MN 56479
Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570
Toll Free: 1-888-894-1112
E Mail:

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