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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
A public meeting will be held on Thursday,
February 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Red River
Regional Council, Chase Building, Lila Mielke
Room, 516 Cooper Avenue, Grafton, ND.
The purpose of the meeting is 1) to inform the
public of the 2018 Community Development Block
Grant (CDBG) Program, 2) to discuss the impact of
the program on Region IV which includes Grand
Forks, Nelson, Pembina and Walsh counties, 3)
to seek input from Region IV entities, and 4) to
review/update short and long-term goals for
Region IV. The public is urged to attend.
Alternative formats of the Distribution
Statement are available upon request. Should
anyone require auxiliary aids or services or need
additional information, please contact Stacie
Sevigny prior to the public meeting via phone at
701-352-3550; via email at Stacie@redriverrc.com;
or via mail or in person at 516 Cooper Avenue,
Suite 101, Grafton, ND 58237. The ND Relay
numbers include: 1-800-366-6888 or 711:TTY,
1-800-366-6889 or 711:Voice, 1-800-435-8590 or
711:Spanish.
(January 17, 2018)

NOTICE BEFORE FORECLOSURE
1. TO:
Chad Satterlund LAURA SATTERLUND
841 Western Avenue 841 WESTERN AVE
Grafton, ND 58237 GRAFTON, ND 58237
the title owners of the following described real
property:
LOTS SEVENTEEN (17), NINETEEN (19, TWENTYONE (21) AND TWENTY-THREE, IN BLOCK FOUR
(4), HEGRANES ADDITION TO THE CITY OF
GRAFTON, NORTH DAKOTA, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT ON FILE AND OF RECORD IN THE OFFICE OF
THE COUNTY RECORDER OF WALSH COUNTY,
N.D., with a property address of 841 Western
Avenue, Grafton, North Dakota 58237
2. Notice is hereby given that certain mortgage
upon the above-described property, Laura
Satterlund and Chad Satterlund, wife and
husband, mortgagor/s, executed and delivered
to Mortgage Electronic Registrations Systems,
Inc. as a nominee for Suntrust Mortgage, Inc.,
Mortgagee, dated August 16, 2004, and filed
for record in the office of the Register of Deeds
of the County of Walsh and State of North
Dakota, August 25, 2004 as Document 257581.
The mortgage has been or will be assigned to
the Plaintiff prior to the commencement of a
foreclosure action. Said mortgage was give to
secure the payment of $80,750.00, and interest
according to the conditions of a certain promissory
note, is in default.
NOTICE
3. Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Fair
Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that
unless you dispute the validity of the foregoing
debt or any portion thereof within thirty days
after receipt of this letter, we will assume the
debt to be valid. On the other hand, if the debt
or any portion thereof is disputed, we will obtain
verification of the debt and will mail you a copy
of such verification. You are also advised that
upon your request within the thirty day period,
we will provide you with the name and address of
your original creditor, if different from the creditor
referred to in this Notice. We are attempting to
collect a debt and any information obtained will be
used for that purpose.
4. At this time, no attorney with this firm has
personally reviewed the particular circumstances of
your account. However, if you fail to contact our
office, our client may consider additional remedies
to recover the balance due.
5. M & T Bayview may have previously sent
you a letter advising you of possible alternatives
to foreclosure, along with the documents for
you to complete and return to M & T Bayview
to be evaluated for these alternatives. If you did
not receive or no longer have the documents, or
have not returned all of the documents, please
contact M & T Bayview at: 800-771-0299 . Even
if you have previously indicated that you are not
interested in saving your home you can still be
evaluated for alternatives to foreclosure.
6. The following is a statement of the sum
due for principal, interest, taxes, insurance,
maintenance, etc., as of 11/24/2017:
Unpaid Principal Balance $61,524.09
Unpaid Accrued Interest $2,121.64
Uncollected Late Charges $69.80
Property Inspections/Preservation $292.00
Escrow Advance $1,146.86
Recording Fees $20.00
Grand Total $65,174.39
7. That as of 11/20/2017 the amount due
to cure any default, or to be due under the
terms of the mortgage, exists in the following
respects:
Principle and Interest 6 months $3,506.16
@ $584.36
Late Charges $69.80
Property Inspections/Preservation $292.00
Escrow Advance $278.46
Grand Total $4,146.42
all of which must be paid BY CERTIFIED FUNDS,
MADE PAYABLE TO M & T Bayview and
mailed to the undersigned attorney to cure the
default, plus any accrued interest, subsequent
payments or late charges which become due
and any further expenses for preservation of
the property which may be advanced. PLEASE
CONTACT THE UNDERSIGNED FOR THE EXACT
AMOUNT DUE THROUGH A CERTAIN DATE.
8. You have the right, in accordance with
the terms of the mortgage, to cure the default
specified above. You also have the right to assert
in the foreclosure action that no default exists or
any other defense you may have to said action.
9. Notice is further given that if the total sums
in default, together with interest accrued thereon
at the time of such payment, accrued payments
then due and expenses advanced, are not paid
within thirty (30) days from the date of mailing
or service of this Notice, the Mortgagee will deem
the whole sum secured by the mortgage to be
due and payable in full without further notice.
Furthermore, proceedings will be commenced
to foreclose such mortgage, and in the event of
Sheriff’s sale as provided by the laws of the State
of North Dakota, the time for redemption shall be
as provided by law, but not less than sixty (60) days
after the Sheriff’s Sale.
Dated November 16, 2017
MACKOFF KELLOGG LAW FIRM
Attorneys for the Plaintiff
Office and Post Office Address:
38 Second Avenue East
Dickinson, North Dakota 58601
Tel: (701) 227-1841
Fax: (701) 225-6878
By:
Casey J. Kostelecky, Attorney
ND Bar #ND 06917
If you have previously received a discharge in
a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, this is not an attempt
to collect a debt against you personally, but
only an attempt to determine your intention
concerning retaining this property.
(January 3, 10, 17, 2018)
NOTICE BEFORE FORECLOSURE
1. TO:
Cindy L Burns
14493 County Road 9
Grafton, ND 58237
Marvin D. Burns aka Marvin D. Burns, JR.
14493 COUNTY RD 9
GRAFTON, ND 58237
the title owners of the following described real
property:
N.D.. and recorded in Book “23” MMR. on
page 310-311. All of Block Four 4, Johnson`s
Addition to the Village of Nash, Walsh County,
North Dakota. LESS the east 329.3 feet thereof,
according to the plat thereof on file in the office
of the Register of Deeds within and for Walsh
County. Which has the address of RR 2. Box 85
Nash, North Dakota 58237
2. Notice is hereby given that certain
mortgage upon the above-described property,
Marvin D. Burns JR. and Cindy L. Burns husband
and wife., mortgagor/s, executed and delivered
to First American Bank Valley., Mortgagee, dated
November 14, 1995, and filed for record in the
office of the Register of Deeds of the County of
Walsh and State of North Dakota, November 20,
1995 as Book 255 Page 483 Document 235049.
The mortgage has been or will be assigned to
the Plaintiff prior to the commencement of a
foreclosure action. Said mortgage was give
to secure the payment of $42,950.00, and
interest according to the conditions of a certain
promissory note, is in default.
NOTICE
3. Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are
advised that unless you dispute the validity of the
foregoing debt or any portion thereof within thirty
days after receipt of this letter, we will assume the
debt to be valid. On the other hand, if the debt
or any portion thereof is disputed, we will obtain
verification of the debt and will mail you a copy
of such verification. You are also advised that
upon your request within the thirty day period,
we will provide you with the name and address of
your original creditor, if different from the creditor
referred to in this Notice. We are attempting to
collect a debt and any information obtained will
be used for that purpose.
4. At this time, no attorney with this firm has
personally reviewed the particular circumstances
of your account. However, if you fail to contact
our office, our client may consider additional
remedies to recover the balance due.
5. Wells Fargo Bank, NA may have
previously sent you a letter advising you of
possible alternatives to foreclosure, along with
the documents for you to complete and return to
Wells Fargo Bank, NA to be evaluated for these
alternatives. If you did not receive or no longer
have the documents, or have not returned all
of the documents, please contact Wells Fargo
Bank, NA at:800-416-1472 . Even if you have
previously indicated that you are not interested in
saving your home you can still be evaluated for
alternatives to foreclosure.
6. The following is a statement of
the sum due for principal, interest, taxes,
insurance, maintenance, etc., as of December
15, 2017 :
Unpaid Principal Balance $23,596.95
Unpaid Accrued Interest
through 12-15-17 $1,981.20
Uncollected Late Charges $45.00
Escrow Advance $1,304.86
Recording Cost $20.00
PRO RATA MIP/PMI $17.95
Grand Total $26,965.96
7. That as of December 15, 2017, the
amount due to cure any default, or to be due
under the terms of the mortgage, exists in
the following respects:
PaymentsDue16Monthsat307.70 $1,846.20
Late Charges $45.00
Property Inspections/Preservation $15.00
Escrow Advance 5 Months at 131.85 $659.25
Other Costs 1 Month at 159.14 $159.14
Grand Total $2,724.59
all of which must be paid BY CERTIFIED FUNDS,
MADE PAYABLE TO Wells Fargo Bank, NA and
mailed to the undersigned attorney to cure the
default, plus any accrued interest, subsequent
payments or late charges which become due
and any further expenses for preservation
of the property which may be advanced.
PLEASE CONTACT THE UNDERSIGNED FOR
THE EXACT AMOUNT DUE THROUGH A
CERTAIN DATE.
8. You have the right, in accordance with
the terms of the mortgage, to cure the default
specified above. You also have the right to assert
in the foreclosure action that no default exists or
any other defense you may have to said action.
9. Notice is further given that if the total
sums in default, together with interest accrued
thereon at the time of such payment, accrued
payments then due and expenses advanced, are
not paid within thirty (30) days from the date of
mailing or service of this Notice, the Mortgagee
will deem the whole sum secured by the
mortgage to be due and payable in full without
further notice. Furthermore, proceedings will
be commenced to foreclose such mortgage, and
in the event of Sheriff’s sale as provided by the
laws of the State of North Dakota, the time for
redemption shall be as provided by law, but not
less than sixty (60) days after the Sheriff’s Sale.
Dated December 12, 2017
MACKOFF KELLOGG LAW FIRM
Attorneys for the Plaintiff
Office and Post Office Address:
38 Second Avenue East
Dickinson, North Dakota 58601
Tel: (701) 227-1841
Fax: (701) 225-6878
By:
Casey J. Kostelecky, Attorney
ND Bar #ND 06917
If you have previously received a discharge in
a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, this is not an attempt
to collect a debt against you personally, but
only an attempt to determine your intention
concerning retaining this property.
(January 10, 17, 24, 2018)

NOTICE OF SALE
United States v. Armando F. Serrano and
Leticia L. Serrano, et al., Case No. 3:17-cv-
194. Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a
Judgment entered and given in the United States
District Court for the District of North Dakota, on
December 4, 2017, in favor of the United States
of America, as plaintiff, and against ARMANDO F.
SERRANO; LETICIA L. SERRANO; CROWN ASSET
MANAGEMENT LLC; and ASSET ACCEPTANCE
LLC, as defendants, it has been adjudged that
there is due and owing to plaintiff by defendants
ARMANDO F. SERRANO and LETICIA L. SERRANO,
principal in the sum of $58,435.81, (which sum
includes protective advances made for payment
of escrow, appraisal, title work, caretaking,
late charges and homeowner program fees)
and interest through November 16, 2017, of
$31,940.23 with interest accruing thereafter
until the date of judgment at the daily rate of
$14.3863, together with costs and disbursements
of this action in the amount of $400.00 making a
total of $90,776.04, with interest accruing after
entry of judgment at the legal rate until paid in
full.
The United States Marshal received a copy of
the Judgment, duly certified by the Clerk of said
Court, which directs the United States Marshal
to sell the mortgaged property described in the
Judgment at public auction to the highest and
best bidder for cash on the date of the sale and
all the right, title and interest of the defendants
in the property described in the aforementioned
Judgment (and as described below) subject to all
outstanding liens and mortgages, assignments
on record, known and unknown. The purchaser
of the property may be liable for outstanding
mortgages, liens and assignments.
The plaintiff has a paramount and subsisting
lien on the following described real estate situated
in the County of Walsh, State of North Dakota,
which will be sold by the United States Marshal:
Lot Five (5), Block Three (3), Johnson’s
Addition to the City of Grafton, North
Dakota
The sale will be held on February 12, 2018, at
the front door of the Walsh County Courthouse,
Grafton, North Dakota at 11:00 A.M. (Central
Time). Any individual who is interested in
obtaining the amount that will be bid at the
sale by United States Department of Agriculture,
Centralized Service Center, Rural Development
should contact that office at (800) 349-5097, ext.
4500. Personal checks will not be accepted.
Payment must be in the form of a cashier’s
check or money order available within two
hours after the sale. In the event that the
United States is compelled to reschedule
the sale because the highest bidder cannot
pay the bid price in the manner and time
required, said bidder will be liable for the
costs of resale.
Dated: January 3, 2018.
Dan Orr, Acting United States Marshal for the
District of North Dakota.
(January 10, 17, 24, 31, 2018)
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
The North Dakota Department of Transportation
(NDDOT) will receive bids for the construction of
the following project(s):
Job No.: 20
Project No(s).: HES-6-999(036)
Type: INTERSECTION LIGHTING, SIGNING,
PAVEMENT MARKINGS & INCIDENTAL
County(s): WALSH, CASS, CAVALIER, GRAND
FORKS, GRIGGS, NELSON, PEMBINA, RAMSEY,
STEELE, & TRAILL Cos
Location: VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE GRAND
FORKS DISTRICT
Bids will be received via the Bid Express online bidding exchange at www.bidx.com until
09:30AM, February 09, 2018. Bids will be opened
at that time at the NDDOT building on the capitol
grounds in Bismarck and the bid results will be
distributed and posted online at https://www.dot.
nd.gov/business/bidinfo.htm approximately 30
minutes after bids are opened.
The proposal forms, plans, and specifications
are available on the NDDOT website at http://
www.dot.nd.gov and may be inspected at the
Construction Services Division, 608 East Boulevard
Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota.
All bidders not currently prequalified with NDDOT
must submit a Contractor’s Prequalification
Statement (SFN 9384) to the Department at least
ten (10) business days prior to the bid opening.
The form can be found on the NDDOT website.
NDDOT reserves the right to reject any and all
proposals, waive technicalities, or to accept such
as may be determined in the best interests of the
state.
For disability/language assistance, call 701-328-
2978.
Requested by:
Thomas K. Sorel, Director
North Dakota Department of Transportation
(January 17, 2018)

PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF
WALSH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
DECEMBER 19, 2017
December 19, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.
Members present: Chairman Burianek,
Commissioners Anderson, Barta, Meberg and
Wild.
Motion by Wild to approve the December
4, 2017 regular meeting minutes, Walsh
County Gun Club Gaming Permit and agenda
additions of auditor’s vacation, letter from
Hall, soils update and NDSU update. Second
by Meberg. Motion carried.
Wanda Kratochvil from the health district appeared
to ask the commissioners if county employees
could participate in a fundraiser for the Public
Health Association. Employees would be allowed
to wear jeans the week of April 2-6 and would pay
for the privilege. All funds raised would go to the
Public Health Association with the health district
coordinating the event.
Julie Campbell, JDA, appeared to update the
commissioners on current projects, loan closing
and an invitation to the upcoming Success,
Opportunity, Action and Resource (S.O.A.R.)
presentation. Motion by Anderson to follow
the recommendation of the JDA Board and
re-appoint Julie Gemmill, Terri Gorder, Diana
Hahn, and Wanda Lee to another 3-year term.
Second by Barta. Motion carried.
Allen Ruzicka appeared to give the commissioners
an update on the fair meeting he attended in Minot

on November 17, 2017. He provided information
in regards to revenue, attendance, entertainment
and exhibits. Neil Fleming was remembered and
named the 2017 ND State Fair Honorary Member.
Arden Bell is the new director for District 1.
Todd Morgan, Tax Director, appeared for
abatements. Motion by Barta to follow the
recommendation of Walshville Township and
approve the following abatements. Second by
Anderson. Motion carried.
Kristina Beiswenger
Walshville Twp 01-264 2015 RET
Kristina Beiswenger
Walshville Twp 01-264 2016 RET
Sharon Lipsh, Highway Superintendent, appeared
for the following:
• Introduced Jake Borden the new sign
foreman.
• Discussed bridge estimates for the Ferguson
Bridge that collapsed. Removal of structure
costs are for below ground materials. Will
send to estimates to Ferguson and his
insurance company.
• Gave a FEMA update. Provided a list of
township & county sites. Some funds have
been received. For the most part all is going
well.
• Clarified some information from a previous
meeting in regard to the alarm system on
the courthouse complex.
• Discussed a letter from Zach Hell in regard
to the safety at the intersection of Highway
17 & 32 where there have been several
accidents. Lipsh will find out information
from NDDOT and will report back.
Ron Jurgens, Sheriff, appeared for the following:
• Fairdale City wants to terminate their
policing contract. They can’t afford the
service and are down to 2 businesses in
town - the café and post office. Motion by
Anderson to release Fairdale City from
the Policing Contract. Second by Wild.
Motion carried.
• Gave an update on DOCR audit.
• Discussed plumbing and sewer issues in
the jail.
• Female population in jail is down.
• Discussed security for investiture.
Brent Nelson, Emergency Manager, appeared for
the following:
• The LEC door project was budgeted for this
year but the work hasn’t been started yet.
Expenses will carry into 2018.
• Another dispatcher has quit. There are now
2 openings for dispatchers.
Commissioner Barta gave an update on his
meeting with NDSU. Cost sharing was discussed.
The Association of Counties is also working on this.
The increase for Walsh County in 2019 would be
$4,402.
Todd Morgan, Tax Director, returned to discuss
soils and ag valuations. Morgan also informed
the commissioners that Art Wosick hasn’t taken
the certification to be an assessor but could be a
data collector and Morgan would sign off on his
township books.
Auditor will be on vacation for 10 days in February.
There will be no changes to the 2018 Portfolios at
this time.
The resolution has been printed in the paper
and meetings were held to change the recorders
position to appointed. Motion by Meberg to
accept the preliminary resolution as the final
resolution to change the recorders position
from elected to appointed. Second by Barta.
Motion carried.
Discussed a conflict with a water board member
and options for appointing a temporary member
for the hearing. Waiting for state’s attorney’s
opinion.
Meeting adjourned at 11:20 a.m.
Lawrence Burianek, Chairman
Attest: Kris Molde, Auditor
(January 17, 2018)

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