Public Notices May 17, 2023




Court File Number: 77-CV-23-310

 Case Type: Contract





Magnifi Financial Credit Union, Plaintiff


Matthew Rahn and Tamara Rahn, a/k/a Tamara D. Rahn, John Doe, Mary Roe and each other person unknown claiming any right or interest in any part of the real estate described in the 

complaint herein,



This Summons is directed to (name of Defendants): Matthew Rahn and Tamara Rahn a/k/a Tamara D. Rahn; and John Doe, Mary Roe and each other person unknown claiming any possessory right or interest in any part of the real estate described in the complaint herein.

1. You are being sued. The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you. The Complaint is attached to this Summons. Do not throw these papers away. They are official papers that start a lawsuit and affect your legal rights, even if nothing has been filed with the court and even if there is no court file number on this Summons.

2. You must BOTH reply, in writing, AND get a copy of your reply to the person/business who is suing you within 21 days to protect your rights. Your reply is called an Answer. Getting your reply to the Plaintiff is called service. You must serve a copy of your Answer or Answer and Counterclaim (Answer) within 21 days from the date you received the Summons and Complaint.

ANSWER: You can find the Answer form and instructions on the MN Judicial Branch website at under the “Civil” category. The instructions will explain in detail how to fill out the Answer form.

3. You must respond to each claim. The Answer is your written response to the Plaintiff’s Complaint. In your Answer you must state whether you agree or disagree with each paragraph of the Complaint. If you think the Plaintiff should not be given everything they asked for in the Complaint, you must say that in your Answer.

4. SERVICE: You may lose your case if you do not send a written response to the Plaintiff. If you do not serve a written Answer within 21 days, you may lose this case by default.

You will not get to tell your side of the story. If you choose not to respond, the Plaintiff may be awarded everything they asked for in their Complaint. If you agree with the claims, stated in the Complaint, you don’t need to respond. A default judgment can then be entered against you for what the Plaintiff asked for in the Complaint.

To protect your rights, you must serve a copy of your Answer on the person who signed this Summons in person or by mail at this address: Mark F. Uphus, Attorney at Law, 310 Main Street East - PO Box 158, Melrose, Minnesota  56352.

5. Carefully read the Instructions (CIV301) for the Answer for your next steps.

6. Legal Assistance. You may wish to get legal help from an attorney. If you do not have an attorney and would like legal help:

• Visit and click on the “Legal Advice Clinics” tab to get more information about legal clinics in each Minnesota county.

• Court Administration may have information about places where you can get legal assistance.

NOTE: Even if you cannot get legal help, you must still serve a written Answer to protect your rights or you may lose the case.

7. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). The parties may agree to or be ordered to participate in an ADR process under Rule 114 of the Minnesota Rules of Practice. You must still serve your written Answer, even if you expect to use ADR.

8. This lawsuit may affect or bring into question title to real property located in Todd County, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows:

All that part of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter in Section 26, Township 127 North, Range 35 West of the 5th P.M., Todd County, Minnesota, lying Northeast of the Township Road together with all hereditaments and appurtenances belonging thereto. 

The object of this action includes, among other things: foreclosure of a mortgage and other security interests against the above described property and fixtures, improvements, and any unaffixed manufactured housing unit located on the described property; to obtain judgment that Plaintiff’s mortgage, security and other interests and claims against said property have priority over any claim or interest of any herein named Defendants and any other person; and obtain and docket, as may be appropriate, a deficiency money judgment against the herein named Defendants.


Dated: April 26, 2023


/s/ Mark F. Uphus

Mark F. Uphus, Minn. Atty. Reg. # 141136 

310 Main Street E

PO Box 158

Melrose, MN  56352

Telephone: 320/256-7491

Facsimile: 320/256-7612





215 1st Ave. South, 

Suite 103

Long Prairie, MN  56347




Notice is hereby given that the Todd County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the Commissioners meeting room, Historic Courthouse, 215 First Ave. South, Long Prairie, MN to consider the following applications.

NOTE: This meeting is again being held in-person and the public is encouraged to attend, but Zoom and phone options are still available for those who are unable to attend in person. If you wish to join via Zoom, please contact our office for the call-in information. Those who do attend in person can find parking atop the hill on the west side of the Historic Courthouse and enter through the north doors, near the American Flag and monument.

Questions? Phone 320-732-4420 or email


•Call to Order.

•Introduction of Planning Commission Members and process review.

   •The applicant is introduced

   •Staff report

  •Applicant confirms if staff report accurately represents the request

    •Public comment

   •Board review with applicant, staff, and public

•Approval of agenda.

•Approval of the May 4, 2023 Planning Commission meeting minutes.

1. Kandota, Inc., Chuck Anderson: Section 35, Cedar Lake, Little Sauk Township Site Address: N/A 150th Street, Sauk Centre, MN 56378. PID: 17-0039701

1. Request for a Conditional Use Permit for Planned Unit Development for up to six (6) non-transient RV hookup sites in Recreational Development Shoreland Zoning.

2. David E. Yoder: Section 12, Iona Township

Site Address: 31973 225th Avenue, Browerville, MN 56438 PID: 13-0011300

1. Request for a Conditional Use Permit for a commercial furniture business in AF-1 Zoning. 

3. DeSmith Addition Preliminary Plat: Middendorf’s Subdivision Plat 2, Section 23, Sauk Lake, Birchdale Township

Site Address: 11454 Alcott Drive. Sauk Centre, MN 56318. PID: 03-0093900

1. Request to plat one (1), 2.35-acre, non-riparian lot in Development Shoreland Zoning. 

4. Haileigh Kruzel: Section 22, Moose Lake, Burnhamville Township

Site Address: 17799 Dutchman Drive, Burtrum MN 56318. PID: 06-0033000

1. Request for a Conditional Use Permit to open an in-home daycare in AF-1 and Natural Environment Shoreland Zoning.

5. Daniel N. Swartzentruber: Section 17, Little Sauk Township Site Address: 18392 State 27, Long Prairie, MN 56347. PID: 17-0016200

1. Request for a Conditional Use Permit for roof truss assembly business with retail sales in AF-1 Zoning.

6. Andy Miller: Section 24, Wykeham Township: Site Address: 35057 165th Avenue, Eagle Bend, MN 56446 PID: 28-0020301

1. Request for a Conditional Use Permit for commercial woodshop and wood processing business in AF-1 Zoning.

7. Dittrich Acres Preliminary Plat: Pine Island Lake Lots & John Japp Estates First Addition, Section 33, Pine Island Lake, Turtle Creek Township

Site Address: 31393 Little Pine Lane. PID: 24-0042600, 24-0036305

Site Address: 33848 Little Pine Drive PID: 24-0062200

1. Request to plat one (1), 1.45-acre, riparian lot in Recreational Development Shoreland Zoning. 

8. Rose City Canopy, Inc.: Section 07, Burleene Township

Site Address: 31208 County Road 71, Eagle Bend, MN 56446 PID: 05-0004900

1. Request for a Conditional Use Permit for the expansion of existing commercial business to include the manufacture and sale of utility trailers.

9. Proposed Amendment to Todd County Planning & Zoning Ordinance:

1. Section 9.20: Solar Energy Systems



Next Meeting:

July 6, 2023


All persons interested are invited to attend said hearing or submit a letter to be heard on these matters. All correspondence must include name, mailing address and be received 48 hours before the date and time of the hearing.


Todd County Planning Commission

Jim Pratt, Chair




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