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WILDER PAGEANT Statewide Minnesota Representation t Pa00e 18 Legal Notice ROAD MAINTENANCE BID NOTICE MAINE PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP Maine Prairie Township is accepting sealed bids for mainte- nance of approximately 77 miles of township roads. Bids should include hauling gravel, blading, mowing ditch rights-of-ways and snow plowing. Bids will be opened at the Town Board Meeting on July 9, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. or, as soon thereafter as possible, at Maine Prairie Township Hall, 7551 Dell- wood Road, Kimball, MN. Upon acceptance of the bid, the Township will require proof LoAals Government of insurance for General Liability and Workers' Compensation. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids and to waive any defect or techni- calities therein. Bids can be pre- sented at the meeting on July 9th or sent to Maine Prairie Town- ship, 17062 Danzig Road, Kimball, MN 55353-9704, prior to July 9. If you have questions, you may contact Chair John Wicker at (320) 249-2400, or (320) 398-2400. Alice Robinson Clerk/Treasurer Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, June 13 and 20, 2013. Car crash in Rockville Township June 17 not realize that the RoGator was making a left turn onto a drive- way before she proceeded to pass. As Gertken was making this pass, she collided with the RoGator 2011 model 994. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the accident. Rausch was not injured in the accident, and Gert- ken was taken to the St. Cloud Hos- pital by Gold Cross Ambulance. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office wffs assisted by the Cold Monday, June 17, at 8:14 a.m., the Stearns County Sheriff's Office received a report of a crash involv- ing a mini van and a farm RoGa- tor on County Road 2 east 133rd Avenue in Rockville Township. The 2002 Dodge Caravan driven by Lucille Gertken, age 73 of Rich- mond, was trying to pass the RoGator farm implement driven by Clinton Rausch, 36 of Wat- kins, both traveling northeast on County Road 2. Gertken did Climbing accident at Quarry Park by St. Cloud and Waite Park Fire Department. She was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital by Gold Cross Ambulance. Dusbabek has had previous climbing experience and was climbing with her daughter at the time. Thursday, June 13, at about 2:29 p.m., Sara Jane Dusbabek of Ramsey was at Quarry Park in Waite Park doing rock climbing. Dusbabek, age 40, was ascending a rock wall and fell about 15 feet to the bottom of the quarry. She had to be lifted out of the quarry Motorcycle accident June 16 On June 16, 2013, the Meeker 'from Dassel was a passenger on the motorcycle and was taken to the Hutchinson Hospital for minor injuries. Alcohol was a factor and Chad Savoy was brought to the Meeker County Jail where he is being held for DWI and Criminal Vehicular Operation charges. This crash is under investigation by the Meeker County Sheriff's Office. County Sheriff's Office and Gold Cross ambulance responded to 650th Avenue and 225th Street for a motorcycle personal injury acci- dent. Chad Savoy, 41-years old, from Dassel, was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson traveling north- bound on 650th when he drove off the road and into the ditch, causing the motorcycle to tip over. Chad's wife, Stephanie Savoy, 43-years old, Slough fire near Lake Francis cis. The fire was believed to be caused by a compost pile that was on the edge of the slough that pos- sibly spontaneously combusted. Approximately 15 to 20 acres of slough grass burned. No structures or buildings were damaged. Sunday, June 16, 2013, at 12:31 p.m., the Meeker County Sher- iff's Office, Kimball Fire Depart- ment, and Dassel Fire Department responded to a report of a slough on fire across the road from 32706 742nd Avenue, near Lake Fran- 4 Walnut Grove, MN 36th annual outdoor drama based on the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder July 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, 2013 888-8 - : 59 3102 P-e-ks 04 P cre Reserved Seats $14.00 walnutgrove org 5a.,. General Admission $12.00 Steve Fields Attorney INJURED AT WORK? Lost Wages? Unpaid Bills? Can I Get Fired? FREE advice - confidential Toll Free 1-888-212-6820 www.FieldsWorklnjury.com Hablamos Espahol Legal Notice ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR WASTEWATER IRRIGATION LAND LEASE The City of Kimball will be accepting bids for the lease of approximately 109 acres of tillable land that is designated as irrigated wastewater disposal land. The term of the agreement will commence on 1st day of January 2014, and end on the 31st day of December 2018; for a term of 5 years. Bids are to be submitted on a form supplied by the City by 8:00 a.m. on July 26, 2013. The bid shall state a price per acre per year for the property for crop years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The renter must plant alfalfa or another bay crop which is approved by the Kimball City Council. Irrigation of Thursday, June 20, 2013 Tri- Coun News Www. tricountynews, mn the wastewater is at the discretion of the City of Kimball Public Works Department. The City of Kimball reserves the right to lease approx- imately 1/2 to 1 acre of land to Northern Natural Gas for an odor- izer facility which will be located outside the irrigation area of the land to be leased. The City will award the bid based on the criteria of crop selec- tion, crop management practices and bid price submitted. The suc- cessful bidder will be required to enter into a Land Lease Agreement with the City, which will be made available for each bidder to review. The current renter will have the right to match the best offer. To be considered, sealed bids must be received by 8:00 a.m. on July 26, 2013. Bids may be submit- ted via mail or delivered in person to: Kimball City Hall - Land Lease Bid, 1 Main St N, Kimball, MN 55353. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Bid forms and other perti- nent documents are available on the City's website www.ci.kimball. rnn.us, and at: Kimball City Hall PO Box 238 Kimball, MN 55353 Phone: (320) 398-2725 Documents may also be requested via e-mail at: cityoflcimball@meltel, net Nicole Pilarski Clerk/Treasurer City of Kimball Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 4, 11, and 18,2013. Local crime blotters Watkins crime blotter (Meeker County Sheriff's Office) There were 44 calls in May 2013 in Watkins. These included 6 public assists, 5 suspicious persons/vehi- cles, 4 thefts, 3 animal complaints, 3 vehicle unlocks, 2 reports of child abuse/maltreatment; 2 civil com- plaints, 2 warrants, and one each of the following: alarms, agency assists, 1 domestic call, 1 fireworks complaint, 1 hit-and-run, 1 medical call, 1 missing person, 1 property- damage accident, 1 scam report, 1 sex crime offense, 1 stolen vehicle, 1 unwanted individual, and 1 report of a vulnerable adult. On May 16, 2013, at 6:27 p.m., the Meeker County Sheriff's Office located and recovered a stolen vehicle at 175 Meeker Avenue South in Watkins. A 2001 Chevrolet Malibu, white in color, registered to Kevin Hurtle, age 50, of South Haven was reported stolen on April 7, in Steams County. Upon fur- ther investigation, the deputies made contact with the person suspected of stealing the vehicle, Noah Hurtle, age 24, of South Haven, and arrested him for possession of stolen property and a Stearns County warrant for DWI. Wright County Sheriff's Office June 10, Dwayne Gordon John- son, 48 of Cokato, was arrested in Stockholm Township on a Wright County warrant for third-degree criminal sexual conduct. June 10, Catherine Lee Johnson, 50 of Annandale, was arrested in Annandale on the charge of third- degree DWI. June 13, MichealAnthony Sparks, 37 of Annandale, was charged with domestic assault. June 14, Maxwell Junior Mason, 19 of Clearwater, was arrested in Clearwater on a Wright County war- rant for domestic assault. June 14, Bradley James Miller, 47 of Annandale, was arrested in French Lake Township on the charge of third-degree DWI. There were 23 property-damage accidents, 2 personal-injury acci- dents, 3 hit-and-run accidents, and 11 car-deer accidents. There were 7 arrests for DWl, 4 underage-consumption arrests, no school bus stop-arm violations, and 48 tickets for miscellaneous traffic violations reported this week. Meeker County Sheriff's Office Sunday. lune 16 5:12 a.m. the Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a noise com- plaint at a residence in the Watkins Trailer Court, City of Watkins. Upon arrival the deputy checked the area and the noise had stopped. 8:48 a.m. the Sheriffs Office dis- patched Watkins Ambulance to a med- ical at a residence on Sunrise Drive, Kimball. One individual was trans- ported to the St. Cloud Hospital. 12:31 p.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to and dispatched the Kim- ball and Dassel Fire Departments for a grass fire on 742nd Avenue, Kings- ton Township. Approximately 15-20 acres of land was burned. There was no monetaryloss. 1:02 p.m. the Sheriff's Office responded to an alarm at the Manan- nah Hilltop Tavern Bar, Manannah. Upon arrival of the deputy the building was secure and everything appeared to be fine. 4:50 p.m. the Sheriff's Office responded to a report of black smoke in the area of County State Aid Highway 3 and 592nd Avenue, Manannah Town- ship. A deputy checked the area and found everything to be okay. 8:21 p.m. the Sheriff's Office received information regarding possi- ble child abuse at a residence on 170th Street, Eden Lake Township. The infor- mation was forwarded to the Steams County Sheriff's Office. Saturday, June 15 1:13 a.m. the Sheriff's Office took a report of a noise complaint at a resi- dence on 362nd Street, Forest Prairie Township. 9:32 a.m. the Sheriffs Office received a report of an alarm at the Red Goat Bar and Grill, Watkins. The dep- utywas cancelled prior to arrival due to the alarm being employee error. 3:48 p.m. the Sheriffs Office took a report of property damage accident on County State Aid Highway 27, Kingston Township. 6:54 p.m. the Sheriff's Office observed a possible minor consump- tion violation occurring at the demo- lition derby pit at the Meeker County Fairgrounds, City of Litchfield. After investigation a citation was issued to the individual. 11:35 p.m. the Sheriff's Office dis- patched Watkins Ambulance for a medical at a residence on Stearns Ave- nue East, City of Eden Valley. The Wat- kins Ambulance was canceled prior to arrival. 11:46 p.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to assist the Steams County Sheriffs Office in locating an individ- ual at a residence on Steams Avenue North, City of Watkins. Friday. lune 14 3:23 a.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to an alarm at Valley Quick Stop, Meeker Avenue West, in the City of Eden Valley. Upon arrival the dep- uty made contact with the employees, found it to be a false alarm and all okay. 5:41 a.m. the Sheriff's Office took a report ofatheft at the Knife River Gravel Pit at the intersection of MN Highway 15 and County State Aid Highway 21, Kingston Township. 6:31 a.m. the Sheriffs Office dis- patched the Eden Valley Rescue Squad andWatkins Ambulance to a medical on Raymond Avenue, Stearns County. One individual was transported to the Paynesville Hospital. 10:42 a.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to an animal complaint on MN Highway 55, Forest Prairie Town- ship. A deputy removed a deer from the roadway. Thursday, lune 13 11:54 p.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to a report of a stray cow on US Highway 12, Dassel Township. The deputies checked the area and found that the cow had left the area prior to arrival. - Wednesda ltme 12 2:48 a.m. the Sheriffs Office assisted the Eden Valley Police Depart- ment with a report of threats made at a residence on Meeker Avenue East, Eden Valley. 5:47 a.m. the Sheriffs Office took a report of a stolen vehicle from a resi- dence on State Street South, in the City of Eden Valley. 11:55 a.m. the Sheriffs Office took a report of theft by check at a residence on Luella Street, Watkins. 1:39 p.m. the Sheriff's Office responded to assist an individual at a residence on Church Street, Watkins. 4:11 p.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to a dog complaint in the area of 1st Street and Meeker Avenue, Watkins. The dogs were no longerin the area upon the deputy's arrival. 6:21 p.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to an off-road vehicle com- plaint at the Clear Lake County Park, County State Aid Highway 2, Forest Prairie Township. Upon arrival, the deputy found the noise to be coming from chainsaws and not dirt bikes as reported. All was okay. Tuesday. Iune 11 12:29 a.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to a report of unsafe con- ditions on MN Highway 15, Kingston Township. Upon arrival of the deputies the hay was removed from the high- way. 1:29 p.m. the Sheriffs Office'took a report of possible child neglect at a resi- dence on 1st Street, Watkins. 6:01 p.m. the Sheriffs Office took a report of threats at a residence on 1st Street, Watkins. . 8:32 p.m. the Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a dog com- plaint at a residence in the Watkins Trailer Park, Watkins. 10:15 p.m. the Sheriffs Office dis- patched Watkins Ambulance and the Eden Valley Rescue Squad to a medical at a residence on Steams Avenue East, Eden Valley. Watkins Ambulance was cancelled by the officer on scene and no transp6rt w needed. 11:49 p.m. the Sheriff's Office came upon anabandoned vehicle on Meeker Stearns Avenue, Forest Prairie Town- ship. The vehicle was unoccupied and not a road hazard. Monday, lune 10 7:40 a.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to a dog complaint in the Watkins Trailer Park, WatkJns. The deputy located'the dog but was unable to catch it before it ran off. 2:06 p.m. the Sheriff's Office dis- patched Watkins Ambulance to a med- ical at A Maze'n Farm Yard on MN Highway 55, Manannah Township. One individual was transported to Paynesville Hospital. 5:17 p.m. the Sheriffs Office dis- patched Watkins Ambulance to a med- ical in Stearns County on Oak Street North, Kimball. One individual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital. 8:23 p.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence on 362nd Street, Forest Prairie Township. Upon arrival of the deputy everything was okay. 9:00 p.m. the Sheriff's Office received a report of an overdue party from a residence on County State Aid Highway 19, North Kingston Town- ship. The overdue partyreturnedhome prior to the deputy's arrival and every- thing was okay. 9:04 p.m. the Sheriffs Office received a report of harassment at a res- idence on 617th Avenue, Manannah Township. The deputy spoke to an indi- vidual and everything was okay.