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Wright County public hearings: conditional use permits

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on Thursday, January 19 , 2023 at 7:30 p.m. the Wright County Planning Commission will hold a hearing in the County Commissioner’s Board Room at the Courthouse, in the City of Buffalo, Minnesota to consider the following item:
CHARLES WEBB
LOCATION: 6769 & 6747 Pilger Ave NW – Part of Government Lt 3 plus Part of Lot 1, Alvah Bull Addition Number 1 and Government Lot 4 of Section 18, Township 121, Range 25 of Wright County, MN (W. Sylvia – Southside Twp.) Tax # 217-000-331207, 217-000-332402 & 217-011-000012 Property Owner: Duane D. Sparks & Mary D. Sparks.
Petitions for a Conditional Use Permit to rezone a northern 50-foot strip of the property from R-1 Urban/Rural Transition to R-2 Suburban Residential as regulated in 155.028, 155.049 & 155.050 Chapter 155, of Title XV Land Usage of the Wright County Code of Ordinances.
Such persons that desire to be heard with reference to the proposed application will be heard at this time. If you do not attend the hearing or submit written comment, it will be assumed that you have no objections to the proposal. If there are any questions, please contact the Planning and Zoning Office in Buffalo. Interpreter services for the hearing impaired will be provided on request for public meetings and other county sponsored classes and events.
WRIGHT COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING OFFICE
WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
3650 BRADDOCK AVE NE, STE 1600
BUFFALO MINNESOTA 55313-1185
PHONE: (763) 682-7338
Published in the Herald Journal, Jan. 6, 2023. |

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on Thursday, January 19 , 2023 at 7:30 p.m. the Wright County Planning Commission will hold a hearing in the County Commissioner’s Board Room at the Courthouse, in the City of Buffalo, Minnesota to consider the following item:
CHARLES WEBB
LOCATION: 6769 & 6747 Pilger Ave NW – Part of Government Lt 3 plus Part of Lot 1, Alvah Bull Addition Number 1 and Government Lot 4 of Section 18, Township 121, Range 25 of Wright County, MN (W. Sylvia – Southside Twp.) Tax # 217-000-331207, 217-000-332402 & 217-011-000012 Property Owner: Duane D. Sparks & Mary D. Sparks.
Petitions for a Conditional Use Permit to amend an existing Conditional Use Permit for an unplatted subdivision approved in 1980 by adding an additional 50 ft. to a lot as regulated in 155.029, 155.050 & 155.057, Chapter 155, of Title XV Land Usage of the Wright County Code of Ordinances.
Such persons that desire to be heard with reference to the proposed application will be heard at this time. If you do not attend the hearing or submit written comment, it will be assumed that you have no objections to the proposal. If there are any questions, please contact the Planning and Zoning Office in Buffalo. Interpreter services for the hearing impaired will be provided on request for public meetings and other county sponsored classes and events.
WRIGHT COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING OFFICE
WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
3650 BRADDOCK AVE NE, STE 1600
BUFFALO MINNESOTA 55313-1185
PHONE: (763) 682-7338
Published in the Herald Journal, Jan. 6, 2023. |

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on Thursday, January 19 , 2023 at 7:30 p.m. the Wright County Planning Commission will hold a hearing in the County Commissioner’s Board Room at the Courthouse, in the City of Buffalo, Minnesota to consider the following item:
TATE KOENIG
LOCATION: 4463 Agate Ave SE – Part of the S 1/2 of NE 1/4, Section 30, Township 119, Range 25, Wright County, Minnesota. (N. Fork Crow – Franklin Twp.) Tax #208-300-301402 Property Owners: Scott B Steinle
Petitions for a Conditional Use Permit to operate a seasonal storage facility as regulated in Section 155.003 (129a), 155.029, & 155.048, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances.
Such persons that desire to be heard with reference to the proposed application will be heard at this time. If you do not attend the hearing or submit written comment, it will be assumed that you have no objections to the proposal. If there are any questions, please contact the Planning and Zoning Office in Buffalo. Interpreter services for the hearing impaired will be provided on request for public meetings and other county sponsored classes and events.
WRIGHT COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING OFFICE
WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
3650 BRADDOCK AVE NE, STE 1600
BUFFALO MINNESOTA 55313-1185
PHONE: (763) 682-7338
Published in the Herald Journal, Jan. 6, 2023. |

Ostgulen probate

Filed in District Court
State of Minnesota
Wright County
Dec. 14, 2022 12:39 PM
In re the Estate of Ardella Agnes Ostgulen, Deceased
District Court
Tenth Judicial District
Court File Number: 86-PR-22-5830
Case Type: Informal Probate
Notice of Informal Probate of Will and Appointment of Personal Representative and Notice to Creditors
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS:
Notice is hereby given that an application for informal probate of the above-named Decedent’s
Last Will dated May 8, 1995
Codicil(s) dated
Separate Writing dated
has been filed with the Probate Registrar, and the application has been granted.
Notice is also given that the Probate Registrar has informally appointed the following:
Name
Terry Östgulen
Address
320 11th ST
Howard Lake, MN 55349
As personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative, or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Unless objections are filed pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-607, and the court otherwise orders, the personal representative has full power to administer the Estate, including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate.
Any objections to the probate of the Will, or to the appointment of the personal representative, must be filed with this court, and will be heard by the court after the filing of an appropriate petition and proper notice of hearing.
Notice is also given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four (4) months after the date of this Notice, or the claims will be barred.
/s/Pamela Kreier
Probate Registrar
Date 12/14/2022
Monica Tschumper
Court Administrator
Date 12/14/2022
Published in the Herald Journal, Jan. 6 and 13, 2023. |

Foreclosure: Mark Elliot Homes

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
Date: January 3, 2023
YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated August 16, 2021, executed by Mark Elliot Homes LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company, as Mortgagor, to American Land & Capital, LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company, as Mortgagee, and filed for record August 19, 2021, as Document No. A1480786 in the Office of the County Recorder of Wright County, Minnesota.  The land described in the Mortgage is not registered land.
2. The original principal amount secured by the Mortgage was: Two Hundred Eighty-Nine Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($289,000.00).
3. No action or proceeding at law is now pending to recover the debt secured by the Mortgage, or any part thereof.
4. The holder of the Mortgage has complied with all conditions precedent to acceleration of the debt secured by the Mortgage and foreclosure of the Mortgage, and all notice and other requirements of applicable statutes.
5. At the date of this notice, the amount due on the Mortgage, and taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage is: Two Hundred Ninety-Five Thousand Five Hundred Eighty and 68/100 Dollars ($295,580.68).
6. Pursuant to the power of sale in the Mortgage, the Mortgage will be foreclosed, and the land described as follows:
Lot 4, Block 2, Greenbriar Hills 2nd Addition, Wright County, Minnesota
will be sold by the County Sheriff of Wright County, Minnesota, at public auction on February 23, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, 3800 Braddock Avenue NE, Buffalo, MN  55313.
7. The street address of the mortgaged property is 2043 Coneflower Pt., Buffalo, MN 55313, PID# 103-257-002040.
8. The time allowed by law for redemption by Mortgagor or Mortgagor’s personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months after the date of sale.
9. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.
Attorney for Mortgagee:
Ryan J. Trucke
Brutlag, Trucke & Doherty, P.A.
3555 Plymouth Boulevard, Suite 117
Minneapolis, MN  55447-1399 / (763) 222-2504
American Land & Capital, LLC
Mortgagee
Published in the Herald Journal, January 06, 13, 20, 27, and February 3, 10, 2022.
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
Date: January 3, 2023
YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated August 16, 2021, executed by Mark Elliot Homes LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company, as Mortgagor, to American Land & Capital, LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company, as Mortgagee, and filed for record August 19, 2021, as Document No. A1480790 in the Office of the Recorder of Wright County, Minnesota.  The land described in the Mortgage is not registered land.
2. The original principal amount secured by the Mortgage was: Two Hundred Seventy-Six Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($276,000.00).
3. No action or proceeding at law is now pending to recover the debt secured by the Mortgage, or any part thereof.
4. The holder of the Mortgage has complied with all conditions precedent to acceleration of the debt secured by the Mortgage and foreclosure of the Mortgage, and all notice and other requirements of applicable statutes.
5. At the date of this notice, the amount due on the Mortgage, and taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage is: Two Hundred Fifty-Nine Thousand Five Hundred Two and 02/100 Dollars ($259,502.02).
6. Pursuant to the power of sale in the Mortgage, the Mortgage will be foreclosed, and the land described as follows:
Lot 6, Block 2, Greenbriar Hills Third Addition, Wright County, Minnesota
will be sold by the County Sheriff of Wright County, Minnesota, at public auction on February 23, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, 3800 Braddock Avenue NE, Buffalo, MN  55313.
7. The street address of the mortgaged property is 2706 Buffalo Ridge Dr., Buffalo, MN 55313, PID# 103-260-002060.
8. The time allowed by law for redemption by Mortgagor or Mortgagor’s personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months after the date of sale.
9. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.
Attorney for Mortgagee:
Ryan J. Trucke
Brutlag, Trucke & Doherty, P.A.
3555 Plymouth Boulevard, Suite 117
Minneapolis, MN  55447-1399 / (763) 222-2504
American Land & Capital, LLC
Mortgagee
Published in the Herald Journal, January 06, 13, 20, 27, and February 3, 10, 2022.
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
Date: January 3, 2023
YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated November 15, 2021, executed by Mark Elliot Homes LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company, as Mortgagor, to American Land & Capital, LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company, as Mortgagee, and filed for record November 18, 2021, as Document No. A1490828 in the Office of the Recorder of Wright County, Minnesota.  The land described in the Mortgage is not registered land.
2. The original principal amount secured by the Mortgage was: Three Hundred Seven Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($307,000.00).
3. No action or proceeding at law is now pending to recover the debt secured by the Mortgage, or any part thereof.
4. The holder of the Mortgage has complied with all conditions precedent to acceleration of the debt secured by the Mortgage and foreclosure of the Mortgage, and all notice and other requirements of applicable statutes.
5. At the date of this notice, the amount due on the Mortgage, and taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage is: Two Hundred Seventy Thousand Seven Hundred Forty and 01/100 Dollars ($270,740.01).
6. Pursuant to the power of sale in the Mortgage, the Mortgage will be foreclosed, and the land described as follows:
Lot 1, Block 2, Greenbriar Hills Third Addition, Wright County, Minnesota
will be sold by the County Sheriff of Wright County, Minnesota, at public auction on February 23, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, 3800 Braddock Avenue NE, Buffalo, MN  55313.
7. The street address of the mortgaged property is 1890 Aster Ct., Buffalo MN 55313, PID# 103-260-002010.
8. The time allowed by law for redemption by Mortgagor or Mortgagor’s personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months after the date of sale.
9. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.
Attorney for Mortgagee:
Ryan J. Trucke
Brutlag, Trucke & Doherty, P.A.
3555 Plymouth Boulevard, Suite 117
Minneapolis, MN 55447-1399/(763) 222-2504
American Land & Capital, LLC
Mortgagee
Published in the Herald Journal, January 06, 13, 20, 27, and February 3, 10, 2022.
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
Date: January 3, 2023
YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated December 9, 2021, executed by Mark Elliot Homes LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company, as Mortgagor, to American Land & Capital, LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company, as Mortgagee, and filed for record December 13, 2021, as Document No. A1493138 in the Office of the Recorder of Wright County, Minnesota.  The land described in the Mortgage is not registered land.
2. The original principal amount secured by the Mortgage was: Two Hundred Eighty-Two Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($282,000.00).
3. No action or proceeding at law is now pending to recover the debt secured by the Mortgage, or any part thereof.
4. The holder of the Mortgage has complied with all conditions precedent to acceleration of the debt secured by the Mortgage and foreclosure of the Mortgage, and all notice and other requirements of applicable statutes.
5. At the date of this notice, the amount due on the Mortgage, and taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage is: Two Hundred Eighty-Nine Thousand Five Hundred Eighty-One and 53/100 Dollars ($289,581.53).
6. Pursuant to the power of sale in the Mortgage, the Mortgage will be foreclosed, and the land described as follows:
Lot 4, Block 2, Greenbriar Hills Fifth Addition, Wright County, Minnesota
will be sold by the County Sheriff of Wright County, Minnesota, at public auction on February 23, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, 3800 Braddock Avenue NE, Buffalo, MN  55313.
7. The street address of the mortgaged property is 1874 Aster Ct., Buffalo MN 55313, PID# 103-265-002040.
8. The time allowed by law for redemption by Mortgagor or Mortgagor’s personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months after the date of sale.
9. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.
Attorney for Mortgagee:
Ryan J. Trucke
Brutlag, Trucke & Doherty, P.A.
3555 Plymouth Boulevard, Suite 117
Minneapolis, MN 55447-1399/(763) 222-2504
American Land & Capital, LLC
Mortgagee
Published in the Herald Journal, January 06, 13, 20, 27, and February 3, 10, 2022.

Howard Lake public hearing: wellhead protection plan

Public Hearing Notice
City of Howard Lake
The City of Howard Lake is in the process of developing a Wellhead Protection Plan for its drinking water supply wells. Consistent with the Minnesota Wellhead Protection Rule (part 4720.5350, subpart 4), a Public Hearing will be held on Monday, January 16, 2023, at 7:00 PM at Howard Lake City Hall located at 625 Eighth Avenue, Howard Lake, MN to discuss comments provided from local units of government and solicit comments from the public.
A copy of the Wellhead Protection Plan is available at the City of Howard Lake City Hall for review. Questions may be directed to Nick Haggenmiller at 320-543-3670.
Meagan Theisen,
Assistant City Administrator
Published in the Herald Journal, Dec. 30 and Jan. 6, 2022. |

Wright County public hearings: variances

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
THIS IS A NOTICE TO INFORM YOU AS AN ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNER WITHIN 500 FEET, THAT AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY THE FOLLOWING APPLICANT:
JEFFREY MATTHEWS
LOCATION: 6370 Quinn Ave. NW – Lot 5 of Sylvan Shores on Lake Sylvia in Section 32, Township 121, Range 28, Wright County, MN (W. Sylvia – Southside Twp.) Tax # 217-058-000050. Property Owners: Jeffrey A & Beth W Matthews
Requests a variance as regulated in section 155.026 and 155.057(E) of Chapter 155, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances to enclose the area below a four-season room approved by the Board of Adjustment earlier in 2022. The request would not further encroach the shoreland setback than the existing home which is 67.5 ft. to West Lake Sylvia where 75 ft. is required.
REASON A VARIANCE IS NEEDED: An addition to an existing nonconforming home which encloses an existing open-air area requires a variance. The addition would be to a home that is 67.5 ft. from to West Lake Sylvia where 75 ft. is required.
REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE HEARD ON:
DATE: Friday, January 13, 2023
TIME: 8:30 a.m.
MEETING LOCATION: WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, COMMISSIONER BOARD ROOM, 3650 BRADDOCK AVE NE, BUFFALO, MN
OR YOU MAY SEND YOUR COMMENTS TO
THE PLANNING & ZONING OFFICE, WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, 3650 BRADDOCK AVE NE, SUITE 1600, BUFFALO, MINNESOTA 55313-1185
PHONE INQUIRIES TO: (763) 682-7338 INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED WILL BE PROVIDED ON REQUEST FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS & SPONSORED CLASSES & EVENTS
Published in the Herald Journal, Dec. 30, 2022. |
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
THIS IS A NOTICE TO INFORM YOU AS AN ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNER WITHIN 500 FEET, THAT AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY THE FOLLOWING APPLICANT:
JOEL HIRSCH
LOCATION: 10831 Greer Circle SW – Lots 55, 56 & 69 Terra Teresa, according to plat of record, Section 25, Township 118, Range 27, Wright County, Minnesota. (Lake Mary – Victor Twp.) Tax #219-016-000550 Property Owners: Joel R Hirsch & Stacy K Hirsch
Requests an appeal of a condition placed on a variance approval from 2019, as regulated in section 155.026 of Chapter 155, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances.
REASON FOR REQUEST: The applicant wishes to remove the condition to install a rain garden as the applicant states a rain garden should be 50 ft. or further from a well. The issue brought by the applicant is the well was placed in the location where the rain garden was supposed to be installed.
REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE HEARD ON:
DATE: Friday, January 13, 2023
TIME: 8:30 a.m.
MEETING LOCATION: WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, COMMISSIONER BOARD ROOM, 3650 BRADDOCK AVE NE, BUFFALO, MN
OR YOU MAY SEND YOUR COMMENTS TO THE PLANNING & ZONING OFFICE, WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, 3650 BRADDOCK AVE NE, SUITE 1600, BUFFALO, MINNESOTA 55313-1185
PHONE INQUIRIES TO: (763) 682-7338 INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED WILL BE PROVIDED ON REQUEST FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS & OTHER COUNTY SPONSORED CLASSES & EVENTS
Published in the Herald Journal, Dec. 30, 2022. |

French Lake Twp. filing notice

FRENCH LAKE TOWNSHIP
NOTICE OF FILING PERIOD
Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of French Lake Township, County of Wright, State Of Minnesota, the filing period for the position of One (1) Township supervisor opens Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023 and runs through 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. This position is a 3-year term. This is the only elected official position on the ballot for the March 14th Township Elections in 2023.
The Township Clerk can be reached by email at FrenchLakeTwpClerk@Outlook.com by interested parties to file Affidavits of Candidacy during the filing dates.
Breanna Chapman
French Lake Township Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal, Dec. 30, 2022, Jan. 6 and 13, 2023. |