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. PAGE 16 Thursday, October 24, 2013 For the Record .... ::::::::::;. .iiii:!ii:. " !i:?iii:::.::i: .... ......  ............... L 12 i ,,,1,,1 Legal Notice ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SECTION 00020 CLEARWATER RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT Kimball Phase II Stormwater Improvements Class of Work: Street and Utility Improvements and Stormwater Basin Excavation Bids Close At: I p.m., Nov. 7, 2013 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed Bid Proposals will be received by the Engineer Wenck Associates at its office, t800 Pio- neer Creek Center, EO. Box 249, Maple Plain, MN 55359, until 1:00 p.m., Thursday, Novem- ber 7th, at which time such bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. The work, in accor- dance with Plans and Specifica- tions prepared by Wenck Asso- ciates, Inc., consists of all labor, materials, tools, permits, bonds, machinery, equipment, and ser- vices including utility and trans- portation services necessary for: In general, Work consists of the construction of street and utili- ties along with the construction of stormwater basins. 6,300 CYCommon Excavation 650 LF 18"-36" RCP Storm Sewer, includes structures, con- nections, etc. 100 LF 18" RCP Storm Sewer Pipe Jacking, includes pipe cas- ing, etc. 450 LF 20" HDPE Fused-Wall Storm Sewer, includes structures, etc. 1750 SYBituminous street and concrete curb/walk restoration 1 LS Clear & Grub Together with removals, traf- fic control, erosion control, res- toration, and other related appurtenances. A Pre-bid meeting is sched- uled at the Kimball City Hall for 10 a.m. Friday, October 25th. Attendance not required. Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by a "Bid Security" in the form of a certified check made payable to the "CLEARWA- TER RIVER WATERSHED DIS- TRICT" (OWNER) in the amount not less than five percent (5%) of thd total bid, or a surety bond in the same amount, running to the OWNER, with the surety com- pany thereon duly authorized to do business in the State of Min- nesota. Such Bid Security to be a guarantee that the bidder will not, without the consent of the OWNER, withdraw his bid for a period of ninety (90) days after the opening of bids, and if awarded a contract, will enter into a con- tract with CLEARWATER RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT; and the amount of the certified check will be retained or the bond enforced by the OWNER in case the bid- der fails to do so. All bid securities except those of the three lowest bidders will be returned within five days after the opening of bids. Bid Proposals shall be submit- ted on forms furnished for that purpose. Bids shall be submit- ted in sealed envelopes clearly inscribed on the outside: "Bid Pro- posal for Kimball Phase II Storm- water Improvements, Clearwater River Watershed District." No bid- der shall withdraw his bid, with- out the consent of the OWNER, for a period of ninety (90) days after the date for the opening thereof. The OWNER, however, reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any minor irregularities, informalities or discrepancies. A work history detailing qualifications and past experience shall be provided within seven days if requested by OWNER. READ CAREFULLY THEWAGE SCALES AND DIVISION A OF THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS THEY AFFECT THIS PROJECT The Project Manual is available on QuestCDN (www.questcdn. corn). You may download the dig- ital plan documents for $10.00 by inputting Quest Project #2960750 on the website's project search page. Please contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn. corn, for assistance in free mem- bership registration, download- ing, and working with this digital project information. The Project Manual is also on file for inspection at Clearwater River Watershed District Offices, 75 Elm Street East, Annan- dale, MN 55302, and the office of Wenck Associates, Inc. Project Manual/Plan Set available with non-refundable deposit of $50.00 check per set payable to "Wenck Associates, Inc." at: Wenck Associates, Inc. 1800 Pioneer Creek Center P.O. Box 249 Maple Plain, MN 55359-0249 Telephone: (763) 479-4200 Facsimile: (763) 479-4242 Direct inquiries to Engineer Project Manager Rebecca Kluck- hohn at (763) 479-4224 or Project Engineer Kevin Mattson at (763) 479-5125. Dennis Loewen, District Administrator Clearwater River Watershed District Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Oct. 17 and 24, 2013. Legals also are available on-line at WWW. tricounty news.MN 41, Local crime blotters Fire destroys combine Friday, Oct. 18, at 4:07 p.m. the Meeker County Sheriffs Office and Watkins Fire Department responded to a combine on fire in a cornfield near the address of 67010380th Street, Forest Prairie Township. Ervin Hennen, 77 years old, of Watkins was working in the field before the fire started. Ervin had returned from unloading a truck- load of corn and found the 1991 New Holland combine on fire. The field and combine are owned by Norbert Hennen, 8ffyears of age, also of Wat- kins. The combine was a total loss. The estimated value of the combine was $25,000. Nobodywas injured as a result of the fire. The cause of the'fire is unknown. Two arrested for St. Augusta shooting Wednesday, Oct. 16, two men, identified as Erik Magnuson and Jerod Jakel, drove to the residence at 23692 69th Ave. in St. Augusta to collect money owed to them. Jakel entered the home armed with a handgun and wearing a bandana over his face, while Magnuson waited in the vehicle. While in the residence Jakel encountered the victim and a struggle ensued over the handgun. The gun discharged striking the vic- tim in the abdomen. Jakel admitted to taking two bags containing meth- amphetamine before leaving the res- idence. Witnesses in the home called 911 and gave a description ofthe vehi- cle and its occupants to the 911 oper- ator. Deputies and emergency medi- cal personnel responded to that res- idence to administer aid. The victim was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Upon hearing the call, a Stearns County Deputy Sheriff began to search for the suspects using a route that he believed would be a logi- cal escape route. Approximately 15 minutes later the deputy encoun- tered a vehicle in St. Joseph Twp. that matched the description of the sus- pect vehicle. The deputy followed the vehicle until other officers arrived and then stopped the vehicle on College Ave. S. in St. Joseph. Both Jakel and Magnuson admit- ted to their involvement to investi- gators. Evidence linking them to the crime was found in the car, which included an empty holster, a sawed- off shotgun, suspected methamphet- amine and a bandana. They admit- ted throwing the weapon used in the assault out of the vehicle window and showed deputies the area where the gun was discarded. Jakel and Magnuson were booked into the Stearns County Jail on II I1! : Ii Jlllllllll IIIII First-Degree Assault charges. Depu- ties searched the area where the gun was discarded and did find a loaded revolver submerged in water in a roadside ditch in St. Joseph Twp. A search warrant was executed at the victim's residence and evidence was gathered in relation to this inci- dent. Other evidence was also gath- ered and deputies are continuing the investigation which could result in additional criminal charges. Wright County Sheriff's Office Oct. 14, Cody Lee Holder, 19 of Annandale, was charged with felony criminal sexual conduct. Oct. 15, Timothy Carl Weber, 39 of Annandale, was arrested in Annan- dale on an apprehension and deten- tion order from the MN Department of Corrections. Oct. 17, Douglas Wayne Grav- elle, 34 of Sartell, was arrested in Stearns County on probable cause first-degree armed robbery. Grav- elle was wanted in connection with a series of armed robberies along the 1-94 corridor. Oct. 18, Jeremy Cromwell Phyle, 32 of Kimball, was arrested in Mon- ticello Township on Wright County warrants for fifth-degree controlled substance violation and domestic assault. There were 23 property-damage accidents, 2 personal-injury acci- dents, 1 hit-and-run accident, and 7 car-deer accidents. There were 8 arrests for DWI, 45 tickets for miscellaneous traffic violations reported this week. Meeker County Sheriff's Office Sunday. October 20. 2013 6:13 a.m. the Sheriffs Office received a report of car/deer acci- dent on County State Aid Highway 19, Kingston Township. 11:28 a.m. the Sheriffs Office received a driving complaint north- bound on MN Highway 15, Kingston Township. The call was transferred to the MN State Patrol. Saturday. October 19 11:57 a.m. the Sheriff's Office responded to a stray dog complaint at a residence on Meeker Avenue North, City of Watkins. The deputy made contact with the owner who was in the process of locating the dog. 4:07 p.m. the Slleriff's Office took a report of graffiti at approximately five different residences on 742nd Avenue, Dassel Township. 4:21 p.m. the Sheriffs Office took a report of suspicious activity at a residence on Church Street, City of Watkins. 7:29 p.m. the Sheriffs Office took a report of an unwanted individual at Shorty's Laborer's Lounge, Central Avenue North, City of Watkins. 8:02 p.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to assist the Kimball Police Department with a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence on Magnus Johnson Street, City of Kimball. 9:16 p.m. the Sheriffs Office took a report of criminal damage to prop- erty at a residence on Central Avenue South, City of Watkins. 11:15 p.m. the Sheriffs Office observed an unoccupied stalled vehicle in the area of MN Highway 15, Kingston Township. The dep- uties checked the vehicle, which appeared to have broken down and found no one in the area; the vehicle was parked off the roadway and not a hazard. Friday. October 18 7:57 a.m. the Sheriffs Office took a report of welfare fraud at a residence on Church Street South, Eden Valley. 10:22 a.m. the Sheriff's Office responded to a dog complaint at St. Anthony Manor, Watkins. Upon arrival of the deputy a female Chi- huahua mix was transported to the dog pound. 7:21 p.m. the Sheriff's Office responded to a car/deer accident near a residence on 642nd Avenue, Forest Prairie Township. The deputy made contact with the driver who had a tow en route as well as assisting another party by issuing a deer possession tag for the dead deer. 9:10 p.m. the Sheriffs Office took a report for a request to check the wel- fare of an individual at a residence on 350th Street, North Kingston Township. Thursday, October 17 7:57 a.m. the Sheriff's Office dis- patched Watkins Ambulance to a medical on Magnus Johnson Street, Kimball, Stearns County. One indi- vidual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital. 9:14 a.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to a dog complaint at a residence on 724th Avenue, Kingston. The deputy transported a male Aus- tralian Shepherd to the dog pound. 9:37 a.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to a 9-1-1 hang up call from a residence on 725th Avenue, Kings- ton Township. The deputy found everything was okay at the residence. 10:14 a.m. the Sheriffs Office took a report of mailbox damage at a residence on 730th Avenue, Dassel Township. 10:52 a.m. the Sheriffs Office took a report of theft by check from King Crow Company, County State Aid Highway 19, Kingston. Wednesday, October 16 12:16 p.m. theSheriffs Office took a report of a burglary at a residence on State Street North, Eden Valley. Legal Notice NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING KIMBALL CITY COUNCIL Notice is hereby given that the Kimball City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible, in the City Hall Council Cham- bers, 1 Main St. N, to consider the following: A request by Casey's General Store for a Conditional Use Per- mit, for their property located at 115 St. Hwy. 55 E to install a Casey's ID sign, price and car wash on the existing pylon sign structure. Property ID #60.34333.0000 .56 A. THAT PART OF SW4 SW4 & NW4 SW4 LYING N OF HWY 55 & E OF HWY 15 LESS Nl10' LESS .02 AC TO CITY FOR HWY CITY OF KIMBALL Anyone wishing to comment on the proposed request will be heard at this hearing or you may send your written comments, which need to be received no later than Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. Please send to: Kimball City Hall Attn: City Clerk Public Hearing P.O. Box 238 Kimball, MN 55353 Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Oct. 24 and 31, 2013. .......  ::m :.  2n Property requesting Conditional Use Permit 2:42 p.m. the Sheriffs Office assisted the RenviUe County Sheriffs Office by checking the area of County State Aid Highway 36 and 587th Ave- nue, Manannah Township, for a sto- len vehicle. Tuesday, October 15 8:51 a.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to an unresponsive indi- vidual at a residence on 330th Street, Forest City Township. The Meeker County Medical Examiner was dis- patched to the scene. 8:56 a.m. the Sheriffs Office took a report of unsafe conditions in the area of MN Highway 22 and 380th Street, Manannah Township: The information was transferred to the MN State Patrol. 10:50 a.m. the Sheriffs Office arrested Billy Curtis Harrison, age 22, of Annandale, on a Renville County Warrant for Motor Vehicle Theft. 12:16 p.m. the Sheriff's Office took a report of theft from a residence on 1st Street North, Dassel. 6:43 p.m. the Sheriffs Office dis- patched Eden Valley Rescue to a medical at a residence on MN High- way 22, Eden Lake Township, Stearns County. One individual was trans- ported to the Paynesville Hospital by Paynesville Ambulance. Monday. October 14 12:56 p.m. the Sheriffs Office dis- patched Eden Valley Rescue to a med- ical at a residence on Country Road 34, Eden Lake Township, Stearns County. 7:51 p.m. the Sheriffs Office responded to assist the Eden Valley Police Department in attempting to make contact with an individual at the Eden Valley Motel, Meeker Ave- nue East, EdenValley. No contact was made.