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Legal Notices 1-13

NOTICE OF REAL ESTATE SALE

CIVIL NUMBER: 51-2019-CV-01277

IN THE STATE OF NORTH

DAKOTA, COUNTY OF WARD

IN THE DISTRICT COURT, NORTH

CENTRAL JUDICIAL DISTRICT

NewRez LLC F/K/A New Penn

Financial, LLC D/B/A Shellpoint

Mortgage Servicing,

Plaintiff,

v.

Jackie A. Johnson; Kevin D. McKin-

stry; Discover Bank; any person in

possession, and all persons unk-

nown, claiming any estate or interest

in, or lien or encumbrance upon, the

real estate described in the com-

plaint,

Defendants.

1. Judgment in the amount of

$108,692.05, having been entered in

favor of Plaintiff and against Defen-

dants, which Judgment was filed

with the Clerk of Courts of Ward

County, North Dakota, on November

17, 2020, for the foreclosure of a

real estate mortgage.

2. Notice is hereby given pursuant to

said Judgment that the real property

described as:

Lot 1, Block 2, Bodien’s Subdivision

of Lots 4, 5, 6, 7, S1/2 8, and S1/2 3,

all in Block 3, Home Acres Addition

to the City of Minot, Ward County,

North Dakota.

MORE CORRECTLY DESCRIBED

AS FOLLOWS:

Lot 1, Block 2, Bodien’s Subdivision

of Lots 4, 5, 6, 7, S1/2 8, and S1/2 3,

all in Block 3, Home Acres Addition

to the City of Minot, Ward County,

North Dakota, plus 1/2 adjacent va-

cated alley.

With an address of 1722 South Main

Street, Minot, ND 58701, and being

the subject of the Mortgage dated

June 3, 2010, which Mortgagors,

Jackie A. Johnson and Kevin D.

McKinstry, executed and delivered

to Mortgage Electronic Registration

Systems, Inc., as Mortgagee, as

nominee for Dacotah Bank, its suc-

cessors and assigns, and recorded

in the office of the Clerk and Record-

er of Ward County, North Dakota, on

June 9, 2010, Instrument Number

2911121, is subject to the entered

Judgment. Said Mortgage was as-

signed to Plaintiff, its successors or

assigns, by Assignment of Mortgage

recorded June 18, 2018, Instrument

Number 3019434.

3. In order to realize the amount of

$108,692.05, as of November 17,

2020, plus interest accruing

thereafter on said amount at the rate

of 5.25% per year together with the

costs and expenses of sale, the pro-

perty will be sold subject to redemp-

tion as provided by law as one par-

cel of land at public auction, subject

to any lien for unpaid real estate

taxes and assessments of Ward

County, North Dakota, and ease-

ments and restrictions of record, to

the highest bidder for cash under the

direction of the Sheriff of Ward

County, North Dakota, at the main

entrance of the Ward County Court-

house located at 315 SE 3rd Street,

Minot, North Dakota 58701, on

February 3, 2021 (“Sale Date”), at

10:00 AM.

4. If the sale is set aside for reason,

the Purchaser at the sale shall be

entitled only to a return of the depo-

sit paid. The purchaser shall have

no further recourse against the Mort-

gagor, the Mortgagee or the

Mortgagee’s attorney.

DATED this 21st day of December,

2020.

For: Robert Roed

/s/Jamie Williams

Deputy Sheriff of Ward County

Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.

/s/ Scott S. Skeen

Attorneys for Plaintiff

376 East 400 South, Suite 300

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

801-355-2886

Email: scott@hwmlawfirm.com

ND Bar No.: 09334

(December 30, 2020; January 6-13,

2021)

NOTICE OF REAL ESTATE SALE

CIVIL NUMBER: 51-2020-CV-01095

IN THE STATE OF NORTH

DAKOTA, COUNTY OF WARD

IN THE DISTRICT COURT, NORTH

CENTRAL JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC,

Plaintiff,

v.

Amanda L. May; Cody A. May;

Jerome Pullen d/b/a Matco Tools;

Matco Tools Corporation; any per-

son in possession, and all persons

unknown, claiming any estate or in-

terest in, or lien or encumbrance

upon, the real estate described in

the complaint,

Defendants.

1. Judgment in the amount of

$122,657.44, having been entered in

favor of Plaintiff and against Defen-

dants, which Judgment was filed

with the Clerk of Courts of Ward

County, North Dakota, on November

18, 2020, for the foreclosure of a

real estate mortgage.

2. Notice is hereby given pursuant to

said Judgment that the real property

described as:

Unit 2, Twelve Oaks Condominium

located on Lot 3, Block 5, South

Park Terrace Seventh Addition to

the City of Minot, Ward County,

North Dakota, according to the provi-

sions of the Declaration Withdrawing

Existing Project and Submitting New

Condominium Project recorded as

Document No. 629939; together with

the undivided interest in the com-

mon elements declared appurtenant

thereto.

Real Property address:606 19th

Avenue SE #2, Minot, ND 58701

The above real property is the sub-

ject of the Mortgage dated June 18,

2012, which Mortgagors, Amanda L.

May and Cody A. May, executed

and delivered to Mortgage Electronic

Registration Systems, Inc., as Mort-

gagee, as nominee for Bremer Bank

National Association, its successors

and assigns, and recorded in the of-

fice of the Clerk and Recorder of

Ward County, North Dakota, on

June 19, 2012, Instrument Number

2942096, which is subject to the en-

tered Judgment. Said Mortgage

was assigned to Plaintiff, its succes-

sors or assigns, by Assignment of

Mortgage recorded July 16, 2019,

Instrument Number 3029699.

3. In order to realize the amount of

$122,657.44, as of November 18,

2020, plus interest accruing

thereafter on said amount at the rate

of 3.875% per year together with the

costs and expenses of sale, the pro-

perty will be sold subject to redemp-

tion as provided by law as one par-

cel of land at public auction, subject

to any lien for unpaid real estate

taxes and assessments of Ward

County, North Dakota, and ease-

ments and restrictions of record, to

the highest bidder for cash under the

direction of the Sheriff of Ward

County, North Dakota, at the main

entrance of the Ward County Court-

house located at 315 SE 3rd Street,

Minot, North Dakota 58701, on

February 10, 2021 (“Sale Date”), at

10:00 AM.

4. If the sale is set aside for reason,

the Purchaser at the sale shall be

entitled only to a return of the depo-

sit paid. The purchaser shall have

no further recourse against the Mort-

gagor, the Mortgagee or the

Mortgagee’s attorney.

DATED this 4th day of January,

2021.

For: Robert Roed

/s/Jamie Williams

Deputy Sheriff of Ward County

Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.

/s/ Scott S. Skeen

Attorneys for Plaintiff

376 East 400 South, Suite 300

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

801-355-2886

Email: scott@hwmlawfirm.com

ND Bar No.: 09334

(January 13-20-27, 2021)

NOTICE OF SALE

Case No. 51-2020-PR-00800

IN DISTRICT COURT, WARD

COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA

American Bank Center,

Plaintiff,

vs.

Capped Out LLC. and

Capital Credit Union,

Defendants.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that by

virtue of a Judgment and decree in

foreclosure, rendered by the District

Court of the North Central Judicial

District, in and for the County of

Ward, State of North Dakota, and

entered and docketed in the office of

the Clerk of the District Court, in and

for said County, on the 2nd day of

November, 2020, in an action

wherein American Bank Center was

Plaintiff, and Capped Out, LLC and

Capital Credit Union were Defen-

dants, in favor of the Plaintiff and

against the Defendants for the sum

of $521,746.99, which Judgment

and decree, among other things,

directs the sale of the real estate

hereinafter described, and by virtue

of a writ issued to me by the Clerk of

said Court, in and for Ward County,

and under the seal of said Court,

directing me to sell said real proper-

ty, pursuant to said Judgment and

decree, I, Robert Roed, Sheriff of

Ward County will sell the hereinafter

described real estate to the highest

bidder for cash, at public auction at

the front door of the courthouse in

the City of Minot, Ward County,

North Dakota, on the 27th day of

January, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. of that

day, to satisfy the said Judgment

with interest and costs thereon, and

the costs and expenses of such

sale, or so much thereof as the

proceeds of such sale applicable

thereto will satisfy.

The premises to be sold pursuant to

said Judgment and decree and to

said writ and to this notice, are

described in said Judgment, decree

and writ as follows:

Lots 126, 127, 128 and 129, Elm-

wood, an Addition to the City of

Minot, Ward County, North Dako-

ta, Less Portion of Lot 127 for

highway.

Dated this 21st day of December,

2020.

/s/Jamie Williams

Jamie Williams,

Deputy of Ward County

For: Robert Roed

Sheriff of Ward County,

North Dakota

OLSON & BURNS P.C.

P. O. Box 1180

Minot, ND 58702-1180

(December 30, 2020; January 6-13,

2021)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Probate No. 51-2020-PR-00193

IN DISTRICT COURT, WARD

COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA

In the Matter of the Estate of

Donna Jean Christen, deceased.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that

the undersigned has been appointed

Personal Representative of the

above Estate. All persons having

claims against the said deceased

are required to present their claims

within three months after the date of

the first publication of this Notice or

said claims will be forever barred.

Claims must either be presented to

Thomas D. Christen, Personal

Representative of the Estate of Don-

na Jean Christen, c/o Olson & Burns

P.C., P. O. Box 1180, Minot, ND

58702-1180, or filed with the Court.

Dated this 12th day of October,

2020.

/s/Thomas D. Christen

Thomas D. Christen

Personal Representative

Richard P. Olson (#03183)

OLSON & BURNS P.C.

P. O. Box 1180

Minot, ND 58702-1180

Attorneys for Personal Representa-

tive

(January 13-20-27, 2021)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Probate No. 51-2020-PR-00256

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF

WARD COUNTY, STATE OF

NORTH DAKOTA

In the Matter of the Estate of

Eugene Carl McDaniel, a/k/a Carl

McDaniel, Deceased.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that

the undersigned has been appointed

personal representative of the above

estate. All persons having claims

against the said deceased are re-

quired to present their claims within

three months after the date of the

first publication or mailing of this no-

tice or said claims will be forever

barred. Claims must either be

presented to Janice Julene Hansen,

Personal Representative of the

estate, at 2525 Elk Drive, P.O. Box

1000, Minot ND 58702-1000, or filed

with the Court.

Dated this 7th day of January, 2021.

/s/Janice Julene Hansen

Janice Julene Hansen

Reed A. Soderstrom – #04759

PRINGLE & HERIGSTAD, P.C.

2525 Elk Drive

P.O. Box 1000

Minot, ND 58702-1000

rsoderstrom@pringlend.com

Attorneys for: Personal

Representative

(January 13-20-27, 2021)

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

ANNUAL SERVICES

Turtle Mountain Housing Authority

PO Box 620

Belcourt, ND 58316

Description: The Turtle Mountain

Housing Authority is seeking quali-

fied firms/individuals for the pur-

poses of assisting the housing au-

thority with its annual services for

the following areas:

1. LEGAL COUNSEL

2. FINANCIAL AUDIT

3. SEWER MAIN MAINTENANCE

(JETTING)

4. CAMERA SURVEILLANCE –

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE

PROPOSAL(S) DUE DATE: Janu-

ary 21, 2021

For more information and propo-

sal packet, CONTACT: Jr. Davis,

TMHA Procurement Officer, at

(701)477-5673 x 258, Email:

adavis@tmhousing.net or Jodelle

Keplin, TMHA Administrative Assis-

tant, (701)477-5673 x 274 Email:

jmkeplin@tmhousing.net

Proposals should be submitted to,

and must be received by TMHA on

January 21, 2021:

Turtle Mountain Housing Authority,

TDHE

Attn: Rebecca Olander, TMHA Exe-

cutive Director

PO Box 620

Belcourt, ND 58316

Indian Preference will apply. Suc-

cessful proposer(s) must comply

with TERO.

The Turtle Mountain Housing Au-

thority has the right to reject any and

all Proposals.

(January 11-13-15-19, 2021)

STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

BEK Communications Coopera-

tive

Designated Eligible Carrier

Application

Case No. PU-20-458

NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR

HEARING

January 6, 2021

On December 18, 2020, BEK Com-

munications Cooperative (BEK)

filed, as a non-incumbent local ex-

change carrier, an application for

designation as an eligible telecom-

munications carrier (ETC) for the

purpose of receiving Federal Com-

munications Commission’s Rural Di-

gital Opportunity Fund Phase I fund-

ing in Federal Communications

Commission (FCC) specified census

blocks in rural areas of North Dako-

ta. The FCC requires that BEK be

designated as an ETC by June 7,

2021.

The issues to be considered in this

matter are:

1. Is the applicant qualified under the

Telecommunications Act of 1996,

Section 214(e) for designation as an

ETC eligible to receive federal

universal service funding?

2. What ETC universal service sup-

port area should be designated?

3. Is designation of the applicant as

an ETC in the public interest?

Those interested are invited to com-

ment on the application in writing.

Persons desiring a hearing must file

a written request identifying their in-

terest in the proceeding and the rea-

sons for requesting a hearing. Com-

ments and requests for hearings

must be received by February 15,

2021. If deemed appropriate, the

Commission can determine the

matter without a formal hearing.

For more information contact the

Public Service Commission, State

Capitol, Bismarck, North Dakota

58505, 701-328-2400; or Relay

North Dakota 1-800-366-6888 TTY.

If you require any auxiliary aids or

services, such as readers, signers,

or Braille materials please notify the

Commission.

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Randy Christmann, Commissioner

Julie Fedorchak, Chair

Brian Kroshus, Commissioner

(January 13, 2021)

STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.

2020 Natural Gas Rate Increase

Application

Case No. PU-20-379

NOTICE OF PUBLIC INPUT SES-

SIONS AND HEARING

January 6, 2021

On August 26, 2020, Montana-

Dakota Utilities Co. (MDU) and

Great Plains Natural Gas Co. (Great

Plains) filed with the Commission a

combined increase in rates for na-

tural gas service. MDU and Great

Plains rate increase results in an an-

nual increase in its annual North

Dakota natural gas service revenue

of $8,972,426 or 7.8 percent. Interim

rates subject to refund were ap-

proved on December 16, 2020.

The Commission will be holding

public input sessions and a formal

technical hearing on the rate in-

crease request. The public is en-

couraged to view the public input

sessions and formal technical hear-

ing electronically via https://psc.

nd.gov/public/meetings/live.php or

listen telephonically via 1-888-

585-9008 with room code 259-

316-322. The issues to be con-

sidered are:

1. What is the value of MDU’s and

Great Plains’ property, used and

useful, for the service and conveni-

ence of the public in North Dakota?

2. What is MDU’s and Great Plains’

rate of return on its property, used

and useful, for the service and con-

venience of the public in North

Dakota?

3. What is a just and reasonable rate

of return on MDU’s and Great

Plains’ property, used and useful, for

the service and convenience of the

public in North Dakota?

4. What rates and charges are

necessary to provide a just and rea-

sonable rate of return on MDU’s and

Great Plains’ property, used and

useful, for the service and conveni-

ence of the public in North Dakota?

5. Are MDU’s and Great Plains’ pro-

posed rate schedules designed in

such a manner that they result in a

basis of charge to its customers that

is just and reasonable without

discrimination?

Public Input Sessions will be held

March 2, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. central

time and March 2, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

central time. Due to the state emer-

gency, the Public Input Sessions will

be held remotely. A public input ses-

sion is not considered part of the for-

mal technical hearing and record

evidence. The discussion will, how-

ever, aid the Commission and its

staff in identifying areas of concern

and issues that may require investi-

gation.

¯ Written – Written public input may

be submitted through email via

ndpsc@nd.gov or by mail addressed

to:

Public Service Commission

600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 408

Bismarck, ND 58505-0480

¯ Telephonic – The public may pro-

vide input over the phone by calling

701-328-4081 to be placed on a list.

On March 2, 2021, the Commission

will call you back during the desig-

nated input session.

A formal technical hearing on the

gas rate increase is scheduled to

begin March 17, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

central time in the Commission

Hearing Room, State Capitol, 12th

Floor, Bismarck, North Dakota

58505. Due to the state emergency,

the Public Hearing will be held re-

motely.

Anyone wishing to become a party

to this proceeding is encouraged to

file a Petition to Intervene as early in

the process as possible to allow, if

granted intervener status, full partici-

pation in prehearing filings and other

actions. Consequently, anyone wish-

ing to become a party should file a

Petition to Intervene by March 5,

2021. A Petition to Intervene does

not need to be filed to participate in

a Public Input Session.

For more information, contact the

Public Service Commission, State

Capitol, Bismarck, North Dakota

58505, 701-328-2400; or Relay

North Dakota 1-800-366-6888 TTY.

If you require any auxiliary aids or

services, such as readers, signers,

or Braille materials please notify the

Commission.

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Randy Christmann, Commissioner

Julie Fedorchak, Chair

Brian Kroshus, Commissioner

(January 13, 2021)

STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Northern States Power Company

2021 Electric Rate Increase

Application

Case No. PU-20-441

NOTICE OF PUBLIC INPUT

SESSIONS

January 6, 2021

On November 6, 2020, Northern

States Power Company, dba Xcel

Energy, (NSP) filed with the Com-

mission an increase in rates for elec-

tric service. NSP’s rate increase

results in an annual increase in its

annual North Dakota electric service

revenue of $22,227,649 or 10.8 per-

cent. Interim rates subject to refund

were approved on December 16,

2020.

The Commission will be holding

public input sessions on the rate in-

crease request. The public is en-

couraged to view the public input

sessions electronically via https://

psc.nd.gov/public/meetings/live.php

or listen telephonically via 1-888-

585-9008 with room code 259-

316-322. The issues to be con-

sidered are:

The issues to be considered in this

matter are:

1. What is the value of NSP’s pro-

perty, used and useful, for the ser-

vice and convenience of the public

in North Dakota?

2. What is NSP’s rate of return on its

property, used and useful, for the

service and convenience of the pub-

lic in North Dakota?

3. What is a just and reasonable rate

of return on NSP’s property, used

and useful, for the service and con-

venience of the public in North

Dakota?

4. What rates and charges are

necessary to provide a just and rea-

sonable rate of return on NSP’s pro-

perty, used and useful, for the ser-

vice and convenience of the public

in North Dakota?

5. Are NSP’s rate schedules

designed in such a manner that they

result in a basis of charge to its cus-

tomers that is just and reasonable

without discrimination?

Public Input Sessions will be held

March 4, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. central

time and March 4, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

central time. Due to the state emer-

gency, the Public Hearing will be

held remotely. A public input session

is not considered part of the formal

technical hearing and record evi-

dence. The discussion will, however,

may aid the Commission and its

staff in identifying areas of concern

and issues that may require investi-

gation.

¯ Written – Written public input may

be submitted through email via

ndpsc@nd.gov or by mail addressed

to:

Public Service Commission,

600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 408

Bismarck, ND 58505-0480

¯ Telephonic – The public may pro-

vide input over the phone by calling

701-328-4081 to be placed on a list.

On March 4, 2021, the Commission

will call you back during the desig-

nated input session.

Anyone wishing to become a party

to this proceeding are encouraged to

file a Petition to Intervene as early in

the process as possible to allow, if

granted intervener status, full partici-

pation in prehearing filings and other

actions. Consequently, anyone wish-

ing to become a party should file a

Petition to Intervene by March 15,

2021. A Petition to Intervene does

not need to be filed to participate in

a Public Input Session.

For more information, contact the

Public Service Commission, State

Capitol, Bismarck, North Dakota

58505, 701-328-2400; or Relay

North Dakota 1-800-366-6888 TTY.

If you require any auxiliary aids or

services, such as readers, signers,

or Braille materials please notify the

Commission.

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Randy Christmann, Commissioner

Julie Fedorchak, Chair

Brian Kroshus, Commissioner

(January 13, 2021)

These vehicles have been im-

pounded by the North Dakota

Highway Patrol and we are seek-

ing the rightful owner.

Vehicle: 2005 Ford F150

License Plate: 604CAV

VIN: 1FTPX14575NB01021

Location: Valley St., Minot, ND

Date of Impound: 8-12-2020

Place of Storage: Olson’s Towing,

Minot, ND

Impounding Agency: North Dakota

Highway Patrol

223 East Broadway, Suite 304

Williston, ND 58801

Registered Owner: Andria Ann

Schmidt

Lienholder: None

County Impounded: Ward County

Owner and/or lienholder have 30

days to claim the vehicle from the

date of publication or the towing/

storage business or LE agency will

be granted legal ownership of the

vehicle.

(January 13, 2021)

TURTLE MOUNTAIN HOUSING

AUTHORITY

Request for Proposals

Architect Engineer Services

The Turtle Mountain Housing Au-

thority (TMHA), a tribally designated

housing entity, is seeking Proposals

from a qualified firm/individual to

provide architectural and engineer-

ing services for the construction of

apartment buildings (2). Please pro-

vide TMHA with a scope of included

services; fees for services; and a fee

schedule that TMHA may use to

determine costs for additional work

that it may request and/or require.

Rating criteria used to evaluate all

proposals:

Experience & background in similar

projects Up to 10 pts

Experience with Indian Housing Au-

thorities Up to 20 pts

References Up to 10 pts fees

Indian Preference for Indian Owned

Firms 15% or 7.5 pts

Indian Preference in Training, Em-

ployment and contracting statement (To be evaluated only) 0 pts

Total Available Points 57.5 pts

All proposals must include hourly bil-

ling rates and scope of work to be

provided for design services, bid

process and construction docu-

ments, and contract oversight and

construction monitoring inspections.

Estimation of timeframes for each

project scope, including time allotted

to be on site during the construction

process.

Those firms/individuals seeking Indi-

an Preference must submit proof of

Indian Ownership with their propo-

sal.

Successful firm must comply with lo-

cal, federal and Turtle Mountain Tri-

bal Employment Rights Ordinance

(TERO) rules and regulations.

Proposals should be submitted to,

and must be received by TMHA on

January 29, 2021:

Turtle Mountain Housing Authority,

TDHE

Attn: Alex Davis Jr. TMHA Procure-

ment Officer

Michelle Martin, Development Spe-

cialist

PO Box 620, Belcourt, ND 58316

701-477-5673

The Turtle Mountain Housing Au-

thority has the right to reject any and

all Proposals.

(January 11-13-15-19, 2021)

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