December 2015

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 777,
Benson, Minnesota
Monday, November 16, 2015 – 5:30 p.m.  
Benson High School Media Center

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Notice of Summons

SUMMONS
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF RAMSEY                                   DISTRICT COURT
SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Case Type: Personal Injury
Court File No.: 62-CV-15-5309
LaShea Shaw, Plaintiff,                    
vs.                            Richard Lafountain, Jr., Olufemi Sowemimo,
and Rashidat Sowemimo, Defendant.
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THIS SUMMONS IS DIRECTED TO DEFENDANTS ABOVE-NAMED:
1. YOU ARE BEING SUED.
The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you.  The Plaintiff’s 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.

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NOTICE OF FILING for Langhei Township

NOTICE OF FILING
NOTICE OF FILING for Langhei Township, Pope County, Minnesota, for the following offices:  Supervisor for a 3 year term, Clerk for a 2 year term, at the clerk’s residence, December 30, 2015 until January 12, 2016.   Filing fee $2.00.
Gary Williams, Clerk
12-30-1c

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NOTICE OF FILING for Six Mile Grove Township

NOTICE OF FILING
NOTICE OF FILING- For Six Mile Grove Township, Swift County.  Any resident of Six Mile Grove Township who is qualified to vote in the general election and wishing to place his or her name on the ballot for township office must file an affidavit of candidacy, which will be open Tuesday, December 29, 2015 and close Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  Offices to be elected are one Supervisor for a 3 year term.  There is a fee of $2.00.  You may contact the Clerk at 320-815-2769.
Sara Wersinger, Clerk
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NOTICE OF FILING FOR TORNING TOWNSHIP ELECTION

NOTICE OF FILING FOR TOWNSHIP ELECTION
   Notice is hereby given to qualified voters of Torning Township, Swift County, State of Minnesota, that filing for town offices for supervisor for a 3-year term and clerk for a 2-year term will be with the township clerk.  Affidavit of candidacy will be for a two week period beginning December 29, 2015 and closes on January 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  Filing fee is $2.00.
Roman Kalthoff, Clerk
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RESOLUTION ADOPTING WATER AND SEWER RATES

RESOLUTION ADOPTING WATER AND SEWER RATES
(RESOLUTION NO. 2015-23)
WHEREAS, a review of current water and sewer revenues and expenses was conducted; and
WHEREAS, the water consumptions are falling which has a negative impact on revenues needed to cover fixed and variable expenses in both funds; and
WHEREAS, the City Council has determined that the 2015 water and sewer rates were not adequate to meet the operating costs and debt service amounts for these funds.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the following water rates are adopted effective January 1, 2016:

WATER
RESIDENTIAL             2016         2017
Service Charge             $20.00         $20.00
Consumption Rates
    0-3 Units         $ 1.70         $ 1.80
    4-7 Units         $ 1.95         $ 2.05
    Over 7 Units         $ 2.30         $ 2.40

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Child In need of Protection or Services Petition

SUMMONS
Child In need of Protection or Services Petition

State of Minnesota        District Court
Swift County        Eighth Judicial District
        Court File Number: 76-JV-15-551
William Rickey Newman
1220 Birch Avenue
Marshall, MN 56258

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Maxine Ann Meyer

Maxine A. Meyer, 87, died on Monday, December 28, 2015, at Central Minnesota Senior Care in Willmar. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 8, 2016, at 1:00 pm at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Swift Falls. Visitation will be held from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Friday.

Maxine grew up in Vesta, Minnesota. She married Marion George Meyer on September 8, 1946 at the church parsonage in Milroy, Minnesota by Rev. Harry Sorenson. Marion and Maxine had one child; daughter, Geraldine Ann Meyer.

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Joyce (Hanson) Holbrook

 

Joyce (Hanson) Holbrook died on December 27, 2015.   Joyce was born on January 2, 1943 in Benson, Minnesota to Emil and Olive Hanson. She graduated from Benson High School in 1961 and then graduated from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1965.  She moved to California to begin her teaching career in Fremont, CA.  She and her husband Ed made Fremont their home for 35 years.  She enjoyed AAUW activities, basketball, cooking, entertaining friends and family, camping, and traveling.  She was proud of her Norwegian heritage.  She was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Fremont. 

In 2003, they retired to Lincoln, California and joined the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection.  She loved her social life in Lincoln with family and friends.  She died peacefully in her own home.  She is survived by her husband Ed, daughter Jennifer, step daughter Jan, sister Jean and granddog Lily. 

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Muriel Alida Wordelman

Muriel Alida Wordelman
March 25, 1918 – December 22, 2015
Obituary
 
Muriel Alida Wordelman, age 97 years and 9 months, died December 22, 2015 in the St. Cloud Hospital.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 9, 2016, at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Benson with visitation for one hour prior to the service.  She was born in Ormsby, Minnesota on March 25, 1918 to Olaus and Tena (Sorlie) Syverson.  Muriel graduated from St. James High School and from Winona State Teachers College with a two-year degree.  Later, she completed her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Minnesota, Morris.
 
Muriel began her teaching career in a one-room school house in the St. James area.  After serving several one-room schools, she completed her career in Danvers and Benson, Minnesota.
 

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