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Savage couple wins Collector’s Choice award Bill and Janet Millette of Savage were the winners of the Collector’s Choice award for their yellow 1932 Ford Roadster, which was on display during the Classic Cars in the Park event Aug. 12 at Community Park. The car has been dubbed “Jan’s Ride,” and was restored by Janet and Bill 10 years ago while they were both battling cancer. Janet was recovering from lung cancer and Bill was undergoing chemotherapy for lymphoma. Now, they are both in remission and Janet attributes her recovery to working on the car with her husband. “It kept our minds focused on things,” Janet said. “It kept me going.” At the show, the couple also displayed a yellow and black 1927 Dodge Sedan taxi and a blue 1953 Chevy Sedan Delivery. The couple has lived in Savage for 36 years and will be married 45 years in September. “I knew Bill through school, he was a friend of my brother’s,” said Janet. “We went to a party one night and he had a ’62 Corvette convertible, and I thought, ‘Whoa!’” The rest was history and Janet’s love of restoration coupled with Bill’s knowledge make for classic cars worthy of awards. Bill and Janet Millette live off of McColl Drive where they have a large garage that stores their many cars, motorcycles and scooters. The retired couple display their cars in about 20 car shows each year. Right now, Bill is restoring a ‘67 Chevy short-box pickup truck.

Collector’s Choice: 1932 Ford Roadster (Bill and Janet Millette of Savage)

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City touted as one of the best places to live Money magazine searched for cities with qualities important to American families A new list released this week by Money magazine ranked Savage as one of the best places to live in America. In a list of 100 “terrific small towns … boasting(ing) great job opportunities, top-notch schools, safe streets, economic strength, and more,” Savage ranked number 51. The magazine said that the selected cities “stand out in the qualities American families care about most – great job opportunities, topnotch schools, safe streets, economic strength, nice weather, plenty to do, and more.” Money magazine also cites Savage’s strong growth since the 1996 construction of the Highway 169 Minnesota River bridge, and the fact that the city has retained its small-town feel

Best in Show: 1959 Cadillac 62 Series (Jeff Hurinenko)

while developing modern suburban qualities. Other features credited with contributing to the community’s quality of life include Savage’s affordable housing stock, protected wetlands and 22 parks. “How could you not be pleased with being ranked in the top 100 in the United States,” said City Administrator Barry Stock. “It’s a testament to the services, amenities and people who live in our community.” In 2010, Savage was ranked one of 10 U.S. cities determined to be the Best Affordable Suburbs in their state by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and was the only city recognized from Minnesota. -Amy Lyon

Maddox to serve 20 years Murderer sentenced to a total of 30 years BY KRISTIN HOLTZ kholtz@swpub.com

OTHER WINNERS Overall, the first annual Classic Cars in the Park event drew 70 vintage cars and a steady stream of visitors. Awards were also presented for Best in Show and People’s Choice. The People’s Choice award went to Misty Loranser for her 1970 red Chevelle, and the Best in Show award went to Jeff Hurikenko for his red 1959 Cadillac. The car show was organized by the Savage Chamber of Commerce. -Photos and story by Amy Lyon

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Lois Lipka held a birthday card she had bought for what would have been her daughter’s 48th birthday Saturday while asking Scott County District Court Judge Jerome Abrams for the maximum sentence for Ruth Anne Maddox’s killer. Charles Anthony “Tony” Maddox Jr. will spend 20 years in prison for his estranged wife’s death. Maddox, 48, who was convicted of second-degree murder in June, was sentenced Wednesday in Scott County District Court to 30 years — 20 in prison and another 10 on supervised release. “You will have the next 20 years. I know where you’re going to be and I

know what you’re going to be thinking about,” Abrams told Maddox after pronouncing the sentence. In court, Maddox’s lawyer, Fred Bruno, said an appeal was imminent. He could not be reached for comment following the sentence. In June, a jury convicted Maddox of murdering Ruth Anne, likely by crushing her neck with a door following an argument in the early morning of Nov. 11, 2008. The Prior Lake woman died of blunt force injuries to her head and neck. Her body was found in the couple’s garage the next day. Maddox claimed self-defense. The couple was in the middle of a divorce at the time of her death. The sentence is seven months shy of the maximum allowed under state sentencing guidelines. The county attorney’s office had asked for an upward departure from

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After 32 years, VonBank hangs up fireman’s hat Assistant chief has served Savage since 1979 BY ALEX HALL ahall@swpub.com

Since August of 1979, if you were in Savage and needed the assistance of the fire department, it’s a near certainty that you saw Assistant Fire Chief Bruce VonBank on the scene. “Bruce has achieved over 95 percent attendance at all fire calls each one of those years over the past 32 years,” Fire Chief Joel McColl said at the Monday, Aug. 15 city council meeting. “That’s phenomenal to be able to dedicate that amount of time and service to the community. It’s something we

don’t see very often.” Now, after 32 years, VonBank is hanging up his fireman’s hat. VonBank was honored at Monday’s City Council meeting by McColl and Mayor Janet Williams, and in typical, humble VonBank fashion, he wasn’t exactly thrilled about it. “I didn’t want to do it,” VonBank said, “but it was nice. It made me feel proud, especially when I saw all the guys that were there to support me.” The VonBank family is famous in Savage for their dedication to the fire department. VonBank’s father, Verdi, served on the department,

and Bruce VonBank served most of his 32 years alongside brothers Roger and Stan VonBank. And when Bruce retires at the end of the month, Roger’s son, Jake, will be the last VonBank in the department. Even so, it wasn’t family that pulled VonBank into the business. The fire chief at the time, who was the cousin of VonBank’s then-wife, asked him if he would join, partly because VonBank lived only a block from the fire station. “I really hadn’t thought about it much before that, but when he approached me, I thought, ‘Yeah, I’ll give it a try,’” said

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Bruce VonBank (center) gathers with the rest of the fire department crew after he was honored at Monday’s City Council meeting.

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A month after a new state law was enacted banning the sale of synthetic marijuana, an undercover Shakopee police officer purchased $100 worth of the stuff, according to a criminal complaint filed in Scott County District Court. A manager of Tobacco Express in Shakopee, however, says the store owner was confused about the new law and “tricked” into selling the packages, which weren’t for sale. In court documents, police officer Gary Kern reports that he went into Tobacco Express, 1148 Vierling Drive, on Aug. 1 and asked to purchase some “synthetic marijuana.” Owner Ayman Mohd Shahin, 46, of Savage went to his back office, Kern wrote, and returned with several different fl avors of synthetic marijuana. Kern purchased two 10-gram packages and then told Shahin he was a law enforcement officer, according to court documents. Sh a hi n, who h as b e en charged with a gross misdemeanor, admitted he knew it was illegal to sell synthetic marijuana, according to the criminal complaint. Kahl Aloul, who is managing the store while Shahin is on vacation, said his friend was pressured into selling the packages, which were actually product samples. Aloul said Shahin had received samples of a new product from the product manufacturer

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VonBank. “Then after that, I never knew when to leave.” While VonBank is leaving the fire department, he isn’t fully retiring quite yet. He said he hopes to work for the post office, where he’s been employed since 1976, for another five years. But with the extra time afforded to him by leaving the firefighting business behind, VonBank said he looks forward to traveling more, catching up on projects around the house and simply spending more time with family. He also hopes to take up a new hobby. “I’d like to maybe get into some cabinet making,” he said. “I used to do that when I was in high school in the cabinet shop, and I’d like to get back into that.” VonBank also has a son in the Army who’s stationed in Hawaii for the next three years, so he said he hopes to make a couple trips out there in the next few years. While he will be enjoying that extra time, there will also be some things he’ll miss about the firefighter’s lifestyle.

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“The camaraderie of the you.” guys,” said VonBank, “and McColl added that in the just helping out the people of 10 years since he’s been the town.” fire chief, no firefighter has While VonBank will miss suffered a major injury under his firefighter buddies, it’s VonBank’s command. possible his “Bruce colleagues at has seen the city will a lot of miss him scenes, he’s even more. commanded “You’re a lot of a shining scenes, and example, he’s done not just as a this city government extremely employee, proud,” said but as a McColl. Savage VonBank firefighter, said he’s and also as a thankful Janet Williams citizen and for all the Mayor of Savage individual,” kind words, Williams but what told Bruce at Monday’s he’s really thankful for is the meeting. “We’re so proud to support he’s received from his have you by our side all these wife, Glenna. years, ready and willing to “I’ve had to leave her at help whenever your services restaurants before and stuff were needed.” like that, but she’s been really McColl echoed the mayor’s good about this whole thing,” sentiments. VonBank said. “So I have to “More than being thank my wife. You can’t do it a fantastic firefighter, without your wife’s support; Bruce, and a phenomenal they’re behind you the whole commander, you’ve been a time. They can make it tough great friend and you’ve made on you or make it easy for you. all of us better individuals And my wife has been behind and citizens as well. Thank me the whole time.”

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District puts mental health professionals in schools BY ALEX HALL ahall@swpub.com

Starting this fall, students in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District suffering from mental health issues will have a new tool in addressing their problems: mental health practitioners who set up shop in the schools. Thanks to a new partnership with Richfield-based nonprofit Headway Emotional Health Services, seven full-time mental health professionals will be deployed to the district’s 15 schools. Burnsville High School will have a mental health professional on site full-time, while the other six professionals will bounce around the district’s 14 other schools. “We deal with a wide variety of mental health issues from substance abuse, physical abuse and sexual abuse to schizophrenia, depression and phobias of all different types, all which can have a negative impact on how a student performs in school,” said District 191 Superintendent Randy Clegg, “and if we can successfully start addressing those issues in a positive, proactive way, our hope is that we can diminish or reduce the potential for disruptive behaviors in school.” Headway, formerly The Storefront Group, was founded in 1970 and provides emotional health support to children and their families. They have partnered with other school districts in the past, and they currently work with the Anoka-Hennepin, Bloomington and RosemountApple Valley-Eagan school districts. The nonprofit also runs an adolescent day treatment center for middle and high school age kids whose mental health issues prevent them from attending a traditional school. “We think there’s a huge potential here to have a really positive impact on students and families and just create the conditions that allow students to excel,” Clegg said of the new partnership.

Foundation, has spent more than three years researching the correlation between m e n t a l health issues and academic and so Randy cial success Clegg through the Hennepin County Children’s Menta l Hea lt h Col laborative. The project tracks how six mental health services, including Headway, have affected students through their partnerships with school districts in Hennepin County. Dale said the biggest research fi nding to date from Wilder is that so many students (30-50 students in some districts) who have diagnosable mental health issues haven’t received treatment and likely never would if mental health services weren’t provided in the schools. Dale said some of the barriers keeping children from receiving care outside of school include parents with limited or no access to transportation, parents with multiple jobs who can’t find time to take their children to ap pointments or parents who suffer from mental illness themselves. While much of what the mental health professionals will be doing includes one-onone counseling with students, Dale said they will also be t rai ni ng teachers how to

handle students with mental health problems and speaking to classes of students about mental health, among other things.

FUNDING This new partnership is being funded primarily by the district itself. It did receive a small Dakota County grant, but much of the reason the district could afford it is that it didn’t renew its partnership with 360 Communities, which does outreach to families and focuses on increasing literacy in the home. “That work will still go on in various ways throughout the district,” said Clegg, “but when we were looking at that versus the need for mental health services, we felt the need for mental health services was most important.” 3 6 0 C o m mu n i t i e s h a d asked the dist rict to contribute more money to keep the partnership going, but the district couldn’t afford it. Instead, they decided to reallocate money from that program to fund their partnership with Headway. T he dist rict wi l l cover about half the cost of this new program, approximately $280,000, to fund the mental health professionals and initial evaluations, and Headway will cover the other half. Families with health insurance will have the care billed to their provider, and families without insurance will receive care for free.

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Steve Augeri, former lead singer of Journey from 1997 to 2006, thrills the crowd at Summer Smash, a benefit gala for the CAP Agency on Aug. 12 at the Epic Event Center in downtown Minneapolis. More than 400 people attended the annual fundraiser. Net proceeds benefit the CAP Agency of Dakota, Scott and Carver counties. (Left) Laurie Gilbert of Savage shares a smile with Augeri and has a poster autographed.

HOW IT STARTED Last year, Burnsville High School Principal Dave Helke and a team of administrators began researching why some students struggle to succeed in school. They found that it was often issues outside of school, including depression, addiction and anxiety that were major reasons why some students performed poorly. Then in the fall, the district contacted Headway and asked about the possibility of getting a mental health professional for the high school. The idea to use Headway was generated by someone in the district who had previously worked for the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan school district and saw how successful the group had been. After several meetings over a period of five months, a decision was made to provide mental health professionals at all of the district’s schools. “As (Helke) was sharing his progress with the district’s other principals, we found that there was interest across the table, and that mental health is probably one of the number one issues that schools are dealing with,” said Clegg.

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we hope you will – you can e-mail your photos or stories to editor@ savagepacer.com. The photo files you send will need to be large ones – 3 MB or larger – so that they reproduce well. Our first reader callout coincides with the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on America. The 9/11 attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., were pivotal moments in U.S. history. How did the attacks change your world view, your sense of security … your life? Share your thoughts with Savage Pacer readers; send your essay, no longer than 250 words, to Editor Amy Lyon, editor@savagepacer. com, before noon on Friday, Sept. 2. Be sure to include your name and city of residence. Most essays will be used on savagepacer.com; the best will be published in the Sept. 10 Pacer print edition. For more information, call the editor at (952) 345-6376.

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Stop! Citizen’s Arrest! When I think of citizens arresting someone, I think of the antics performed by the group of misfits starring in the Police Academy movies of the ‘80s. Mahoney, Hooks, Tackleberry and Hightower … Cadets tackled burglars, broke up brawls and bravely attempted rescues. They were heroic and hilarious. Blundering and brilliant. But most of all they were passionate about public safety, despite their sometimes questionable methods of showing allegiance. One scene that sticks out for me involves little Hooks running after a criminal and in her high-pitched voice yelling, “Stop! Citizen’s Arrest!” I thought that only happened in the movies, but did you know the citizen’s right to arrest is actually a valid one today? I often joke to my husband (a la Cadet Thompson) that I’m going to citizen’s arrest random individuals for their various crimes: cutting me off on the freeway, violating the noise ordinance at two in the morning and driving too fast through our residential neighborhood. But wait! Someone in Savage actually did it. They followed through on their frustration and conducted a citizen’s arrest. On July 11 at 6:53 p.m., a resident of Ottawa Avenue reported a reckless driver and his unreasonable use of acceleration in a residential neighborhood. The citizen recorded the license plate number and sat down with an officer to fill out the citizen’s arrest form. (There is an actual form.) The police officer contacted the Burnsville individual, who admitted to being in the area, and a citation was mailed to him. That was it. No yelling, chasing or tackling. Just a phone call and a form. It doesn’t happen every day, though. In fact, Savage Police Captain Dave Muelken couldn’t recall the last citizen’s arrest prior to the July incident. I wondered if a citizen’s arrest would be easier to contest in court than if an officer had made the arrest, but Muelken didn’t think so. “It’s still one word against another,” he said, although he pointed out that police officers are potentially better at gauging speed than the average citizen. The citizen’s arrest form is simple, one page. Muelken had to dig a little to find one on his computer, then printed out a copy to refresh his

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memory. There are a variety of probable reasons the average Joe doesn’t run out and issue a citizen’s arrest at his every whim. One reason might be that conducting a citizen’s arrest takes being anonymous out of the equation. “Under our constitution, you have the right to face your accuser,” Muelken said, which means that an issue contested in court would likely bring you face to face with the accused. While I probably won’t citizen’s arrest anyone anytime soon, unless I’m particularly peeved, I was intrigued by the possibility. And just as intriguing to me is the Savage Police Department’s upcoming Police Academy taking place Sept. 20 through Nov. 1. The Academy is a seven-week program offering community members a hands-on curriculum and a chance to experience police situations. Class simulations include shoot/no shoot evaluations, crashscene investigations and domesticdispute role playing. The Academy will run Tuesdays from 6:30-10 p.m. at the Savage Police Department. It’s free and limited to 20 participants (or cadets) who are 18 years or older and live or work in Savage. Applications will be accepted through Aug. 30 and interested applicants can apply in person or online at cityofsavage.com. While it would be entertaining to have Cadet Mahoney on hand cracking jokes and Sgt. Jones in the wings making random sound effects, chances are the attendees at Savage’s Police Academy will be better behaved than the misfits from the movies. (Amy Lyon is the editor of the Savage Pacer and can be reached at 952-345-6376 or editor@savagepacer. com)

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COMMUNITY VOICES

Keeping life in balance requires careful planning This summer has flown by and it is hard to believe it is mid-August. My son is resuming school activities with marching band practice at the high school. The State Fair is nearly upon us and Labor Day is right around the corner. In school, I remember an assignment to write about what I did for summer vacation. It has been a few years, but I thought I’d give it a try. I have learned over the years that it is important to take time to get away from work when possible to refresh my energy and to spend valuable time with my friends and family. In June I went on a fishing trip with some high school buddies to Lake Kabetogama near the Minnesota-Canadian border. This was our second trip since hatching the idea at a high school reunion. One friend came from New Jersey, another from San Diego and the others live in Minnesota. The fishing was decent and we had lots of laughs. Our trip, however, was more about catching up on each other’s lives, families and changes since we last got together. We all lead busy lives and realize how important it is to make time to spend with each other. There is nothing as valuable as keeping close friendships alive. We are already planning the next trip. In July our family attended a family reunion at Lake Francis near Elysian, Minn. It is an annual event my wife’s side of the family started after her father died in 1997. The family did not want to connect only on occasions such as weddings and funerals.

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The reunion alternates each year between families and a reunion sign is passed each year to the next host. Since the first reunion, we have had reunions in Iowa, Colorado and Minnesota, and even had relatives from Germany attend. Our son returned from a mission trip to West Virginia on the day of the family reunion. We picked him up and the next morning boarded a 5:25 a.m. flight headed to Albany, N.Y., stopping in Cooperstown for the baseball Hall of Fame Induction ceremony for Bert Blyleven. We made our connection from Atlanta to Albany, rented a car, and drove approximately 70 miles to Cooperstown to arrive in time for the speeches of the three inductees. We had made plans to meet friends from Minnesota who departed earlier and those friends saved seats for us. “Bert” was terrific. We later toured the Hall of Fame and soaked in the baseball history of Cooperstown. From Cooperstown we drove to Niagara Falls, Canada. It was the first international border crossing

for our son. (For those planning to go, make sure you take your sun glasses off and open the rear windows when crossing the border.) Niagara Falls is breathtaking and words are inadequate to describe the scene. The Falls are actually two parts, Horse Shoe Falls on the Canadian side and American Falls on the U.S. side. We also traveled to Toronto and rode a glass elevator to the top of the CN Tower. It features a glass floor to look straight down from over 1,100 feet. Our last adventure took our family and friends on a road trip to Copper Mountain, Colo. We partook in whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River with a guide who taught English as a second language in Paris during the school year. We learned paddling techniques, teamwork, and new terms like “eddy,” which is a pull-off area. The Rocky Mountains are seductive and were still laced with snow in midAugust. Summers aren’t always as adventurous as this year was for us, but spending time with family and friends is important for fostering and nurturing relationships, and keeping life in balance. I saw a sign in a store that read, “A family that plays together stays together.” In our busy lives, remember to plan to play a little, and to spend time with family and friends. You’ll be glad you did. (Steve Fiebiger is one of several people in the Savage community who write for Community Voices – a column appearing weekly in the opinion and commentary section of this newspaper.)

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I believe due to the lack of leadership in Saint Paul, more people should challenge Sen. Claire Robling, Rep. Mike Beard and Rep. Mark Buesgens in their GOP primaries and general election next year. I believe this is an opportunity to show these elected officials they failed the people they have served. I encourage people to run against Claire Robling, Mike Beard and Mark Buesgens next year. It is time elect fresh new leadership that will not make the mistakes they did.

My husband and I have lived in Savage since 1969 and time and time again Savage has shown us that it doesn’t care about trees or nature. Planting young trees after tearing down mature trees doesn’t make it! And … Amen to what Barry Peterson wrote last week.

Josh Ondich Prior Lake

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want to grill tonight? What should we have for dessert? We are so blessed to be able to make those decisions, we probably take it for granted. That makes it so important to continue to be aware of the hungry around us and in our world. Let us all remember to continue to give to the food shelves in the area and also to donate money to the African Relief Agency for Horn of Africa to keep some of the poorest people on earth alive. Drought has left thousands starving to death in Somalia and the Horn of Africa. Be happy when you surround your taste buds with something delicious at your next meal or snack and feel good when you give whatever you can to save a life. We all have the opportunity to make a difference today!

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LIVESREMEMBERED Robert E. Malz Robert Malz, 78, of Prior Lake, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 at the Richfield Care Center in Richfield. Born Dec. 10, 1932 on the family farm in Belle Plaine Township, Robert was the son of Edward and Emeline (Krekelberg) Malz. He was raised on the family farm and attended the Belle Plaine Country School District 35. On Oct. 30, 1972, he married Loretta Scott in Sioux Falls, SD. Together they made their home in Shakopee and later moved to Prior Lake. He first worked in the creamery in Jordan, then was a Police Officer in Belle Plaine for a short time, then came to Jordan where he was a Police Officer, and later obtained his boiler license, were he was employed as en engineer in maintenance at St. Catherine’s College. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time at his cabin up north. He is survived by his wife, Loretta of Prior Lake; son, Bob (JoAnn) of Jordan; daughters, Bonnie Chandler of Cissna Park, IL, Cindy Shriver of Harlingen, TX, Sheree and Paul Jeffery of Belle Plaine; brothers, Edward (Judy) of Lakeville, Myron (Peg) of Belle Plaine, Larry (Dorothy) of Jordan, Gary (Sally) of Jordan and Alan (JoAnn) of Jordan; sister-in-law, Dorothy of Shakopee; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Richard and his parents; brother, Melvin; sister & brotherin-law, Phyllis (Gary) Snyder. Funeral service was Friday, Aug. 19, 11 a.m. at Wagner Funeral Home in Jordan with the Rev. Joseph Thunker officiating. Pallbearers were Tom Stolee, Brett Empey, Brian Stolt, Jon Wamsley, Jeff Strack and Shane Schultz. Burial was at Spirit Hill Cemetery in Jordan. Wagner Funeral Home, 952-492-3366.

ELECTION 2011

Three file for city council seats, mayor will run unopposed The fi ling period for seats on the Savage City Council closed Aug. 16, and voters will cast ballots on Nov. 8 for three terms on the Savage City Council, including those of two council members and the mayor. Three individuals will run for city council seats, including newcomer Joe Julius and incumbent council members Al McColl and Christine Kelly. Mayor Janet Williams will run unopposed. Williams and McColl each fi led for re-election on opening day, Aug. 2. Kelly fi led on Aug. 5 and Julius fi led on Aug. 16.

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ing undue risk with taxpayer money,” Ju lius w rote i n a statement, citing city-operated liquor stores and the proposed sports dome as examples. Terms expire Dec. 31, 2011 for Williams, McColl and Kelly. McColl has served on the City Council since 2004 and Kelly has served since 2007. This fall’s election also will determine who will hold several county, state and federal offices. For information on fi ling for those positions, visit the Secretary of State’s website at www.sos.state.mn.us. -Amy Lyon

City Administrator Barry Stock remains confident that the city of Savage is in a good fi nancial position, despite an anticipated $ 310,000 general fund budget gap for 2012 after factoring in expenditure increases and revenue offsets. The City Council received an update from Stock called, “Where are we at – Where are we going,” during its Aug. 8 work session, and will review the budget further at an Aug. 29 work session. The total tax levy for residents has remained flat at about $15.2 million since 2009, and Stock said, “We’re trying to put together a budget that keeps our levy flat again in 2012.” Whether or not residents’ city portion of taxes will increase or decrease depends on a number of factors including property market values, city growth and the city tax base. The wildcard for 2012 will be the state-wide elimination of the Market Value Homestead Credit and the introduction of the Homestead Market Value Exclusion. The change will eliminate the uncertainty of State reimbursements, yet city staff is unsure at this point what the new change will mean for individual taxes. The preliminary city tax levy will be set at the beginning of September. Once the preliminary levy is set, the council is legally prevented from setting a higher fi nal levy, but may set a lower fi nal levy. Residents can expect an estimated tax statement from Scott County in November that compares 2011 taxes with estimates for 2012. The statement shows property market values, as well as preliminary taxes from each of the taxing jurisdictions. The City Council will hold a taxation hearing in December at which time the fi nal tax levy will be approved. Final tax statements are sent from the county in January.

FUND BALANCE To offset the anticipated $310,000 gap, the city will dip

into its projected $5.2 million general fund balance. “It sounds scary at first,” said Stock, “but every year, including this year, we’re going to come in better than budget.” Stock’s opti mism comes from past experiences like last year when the city drew down approximately $200,000 from its fund balance, but wound up with a carryover of almost $500,000. “That more than covered the $200,000 and we added an extra $300,000 to the fund balance,” said Stock. Stock further noted that d rawi ng dow n $ 310,0 0 0 on a $ 5.2 million fund balance will reduce the fund balance ratio, but not significantly. “We’ll still be well within the auditors’ recommendation of having a 30-50 percent fund balance ratio,” said Stock. The fund balance ratio is calculated by dividing the fund balance by the budget for the year, and even after the draw down, Savage would be looking at a 42 to 43 percent fund balance.

EXPENDITURE INCREASES General fund expenditures for 2010 were $11.1 million and 2011 budgeted expenditures are estimated at just over $12 million; however Stock anticipates that 2011 actual numbers will come in at $11.2 or $11.3 million. General fund expenditure increases for 2012 are expected to come from the employer share of health and dental insurance ($ 80,000), a 1 percent Cost of Living Adjustment for employees ($82,360), library bond payment ($200,000), unemployment expenses ($43,000) and staffi ng plan changes ($105,000). The elimination of the liquor store transfer of $175,000 brings the grand total of expenditure increases to $642,360. The city anticipates some revenue offsets as well: elimination of County Road 27 transfer ($100,000), elimination of the special project cost contingency fund ($75,000), revenue from sources like an increase in fee schedules ($63,835), transfer in from insurance fund ($43,000)

and transfer in from the liquor fund ($50,000).

LIQUOR FUND The liquor fund is turning a small profit, but nothing like it was four years ago when the city was able to transfer $175,000 to the general fund and use another $200,000 for the library bond payment. In fact, Stock said there is a “negative trend line” with liquor store operations in the city, which won’t allow the city to pull that kind of money out in 2012, although it will be able to transfer $50,000 to the general fund. Mayor Janet Williams noted that the liquor stores “are not losing money.” Rather, the income generated from the city’s three liquor stores has decreased, but the businesses are still showing a profit. In 2007, the net income for the liquor operation was $548,800 versus $155,300 in 2010.

STAFFING CHANGES In June and July, managers per for med sta f f ing assessments and recommended changes based on service delivery expectations, departmental needs, resources and skills available, then completed assessments of major anticipated budget changes. Proposed staffing changes for 2012 include position reclassifications, reductions in hours, eliminations and additions with a total anticipated cost to the city of just over $90,000 in 2012. Recommended eliminations include a part-time administrative clerk in the finance/ HR department, two part-time administrative clerk positions in the public works department and a part-time assistant engineer. Staff anticipates approximately $43,000 in unemployment costs in 2012 from eliminations. Reductions include a staff accountant to part-time, inspector to part-time, police code enforcement position to part-time and a reduction in administrative secretary hours. Additions include a new assistant fi nance director, parttime administrative clerk in the planning department and additional hours for the senior planner.

Residents can expect an estimated tax statement from Scott County in November that compares 2011 taxes with estimates for 2012. Two requests that Stock said “can’t happen in 2012,” include the fi re department’s request for four full-time employees for a fire duty crew and the police department’s request for a part-time community service officer.

BUILDING PERMITS Stock pointed to building permits as being a key component to Savage’s livelihood. And so far this year, building permits are on track to be the same or a little higher than last year. Last year, the city issued 85 building permits, and as of Aug. 8, the city had issued 42 permits. “We’re not doing that bad given the current economy,” said Stock. And 2012 could see a spike in building permits if proposed developments like Keystone Communities and Village Commons move forward. The city also plans to add two commercial building permits to the list next year with the construction of the buildings for Fairview Medical Clinic and Beckhoff Automation. “Everything is tied to permit activity,” said Stock, noting that building permits affect service revenues like engineering charges, and mechanical and plumbing permits. Although a combination of healthy building in the city and “conservative practices” have allowed the city to tuck away money in the general fund, a day will come when the city has no more land to build on. “We can’t dip into the fund balance forever and we can’t count on department managers coming in under budget,” said Stock, noting that the city shouldn’t get “addicted” to building permits. Eventually, the city of Savage will likely have to explore a levy increase. “I’d be open to tiny, incremental increases rather than a giant jump in three years,” said Councilwomen Christine Kelly.

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Donations needed for teacher supply drive The Savage Area Women of Today are collecting school supplies for the 2 nd annual Teacher Supply Drive for the P r ior L a ke - S ava ge S chool District. Suggested items include scotch tape, pencils, Post-It notes, white board markers, yarn, buttons, two- or threeinch three-ring binders, graph paper, quart-size zip-top bags, glue sticks, white and colored copier paper and wide-ruled spiral notebooks. Items can be dropped of at the District Service Center, 4540 Tower St. S.E., Prior Lake between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Or, items can be dropped off at any Savage Area Women of Today event, including the group’s table at the Community Fest event Sept. 19 at Prior Lake High

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family celebration and the McColl Pond fishing pier were the settings for the $100 grand prize winning entries in this year’s Show Off Savage Photo Contest. The winners were announced Aug. 15 during the regular City Council meeting at Savage City Hall. A total of 50 entries were received from 22 individuals in the adult and youth categories. All photos were reviewed by two judges. The top photographs in each category were scored on their technical and creative merits. Volunteer judges included Roley Lawrence, an art teacher at Harriet Bishop Elementary; Mark Walentiny, an awardwinning freelance photographer; Amanda Sales, an award-winning artist who has participated in the Savage Art Council’s juried art competition; and Todd Jacobs, a local photographer specializing in landscape and nature. Local businesses donated gift certificates to category winners. The 2011 sponsoring businesses include Applebees, Axel’s Bonfi re, Buca di Beppo, Buffalo Tap, Culver’s, Davanni’s, D. Fong’s Chinese Cuisine, Eagle Creek Gallery, Jimmy John’s, McHugh’s Public House, Perkins, Von Hanson’s Meat Markets and Walmart.

Grand prize winners included 12-year-old Victoria Gueorguiev’s “Happy 4th of July” in the youth division (left) and Katherine Gray’s “Teachable Moment at McColl Pond” in the adult division (right).

(Left) Ronald Guernsey had the winning entry in the adult Places category for “Dan Patch Autumn Colors.” (Right) Ben Wedel had the winning entry in the youth Places category for “Silos.”

Kathy Brooks received an honorable mention in the Life category for “Summer Chores.”

Megan Kortenhof had the winning entry in the youth Life category for “Walking the Train’s Path.”

(Left) Heidi Wedel had the winning entry in the youth People category for “Chillin’ in a Tube.” Amy Olson had the winning entry in the adult Life category for “Having too much fun … must NAP!”

Kathy Brooks had the winning entry in the adult Life category for “Silly Girls.”

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Heroic actions save bus full of children from St. John the Baptist BY ALEX HALL ahall@swpub.com

HEROICS AND LUCK It was a stiflingly hot Wednesday morning, and chaperones from St. John the Baptist had just finished packing the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders into the bus for a volunteering trip to Feed My Starving Children in Chanhassen as part of the church’s Summer Stretch program. They hit the road optimistic and excited for the day, but it wasn’t long before the trip hit a snag. While en route to Feed My Starving Children, the bus they were riding in broke down, and everybody was forced to wait in a strip mall parking lot in the blistering heat for about 30-45 minutes until a replacement bus arrived. “It was a heat index of I think 113 that day,” said one of the group’s chaperones, Nicole Jeziorski. Und au nte d, t he g roup pressed on. But the inconvenience they had just experienced wouldn’t compare with what was about to happen next. As the bus traveled westbound on I-494 near the 212 west exit, its driver, Marc Yadeau, suddenly hunched over in his seat and instantly lost control of the bus. “One of the parents up front was saying, ‘No one’s driving, no one’s driving!’” said Jeziorski. Those on the bus could then hear the sound of the bus grinding up against the guard rail, and it was clear something had to be done. That’s when Taormina, 24, who was sitting right behind Yadeau when he collapsed, sprang into action, taking control of the bus and guiding it and its precious cargo to safety. “My first instinct was to straighten it out, because when (Yadeau) let go, we were heading onto the ramp, but we were going too far to the right,” said Taormina, “so I straightened us out and ended up leading us of f-road. Once we got it straightened out I reached in and found the brake.” Eden Prairie Police arrived on the scene quickly as the wife of an on-duty officer had seen the bus lose control and called her husband, expediting the response. When they got there, Taormina and the other chaperones, including Jeziorski and Maddie Sabin, were helping the kids off the back of the bus. “(Eden Prairie Police and Fire) were on their way before the fi rst 911 call even came in,” said St. John the Baptist Rev. Michael Tix, “so the response couldn’t have been any quicker. It’s pretty amazing.”

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Sabin, Jeziorski and other meaning,” said Tix. chaperones gathered the stuSo naturally, many on the dents in prayer, and officers bus already had some reason quickly went to work perform- to believe that Balistreri was ing CPR on Yadeau before a looking over them that day. Hen nepi n Cou nt y Medic a l But that belief was reinforced Center ambulance arrived. 10 times over when everybody Eden Prairie firefighters and fi rst exited the bus following the Minnesota State Patrol ar- the near-crash. rived, and fi refighters handed “As we were waiting for out water to the children while water, I just saw all these dragpolice chaplains helped talk onfl ies around the bus,” said them down. Sabin. “I was like, ‘That is too “The Eden Prairie Police perfect.’ And I think that was and firemen were amazing,” a big part of what helped calm said Taormina. the kids down.” Yadeau, of Maplewood, was “It was clear someone was taken to Fairview Southdale watching over us,” added JeziHospital in Edina where he orski. “God was there.” was pronounced dead of a susAnother reason to believe pected heart attack. He was Balistreri might have been 48-years-old. watching over them that day? The St. John’s crew then His sister was sitting in one of received assistance from an the front seats of the bus. unlikely source: Southwest ON THE RIGHT PATH Transit in Eden Prairie. Taormina, who belongs to Southwest had been running shuttles to Target Field in Mary Mother of the Church in Bu r nsvi l le, Minneapolis h a s volu nas they norteered at St. mally do for John the BapMinnesota t i s t ’s S u m Twins’ home mer Stretch g a me s , but program for when police the past two alerted them summers to what had helpi ng out happened, si s t e r L o r i they quickly Taormina, volunteered The Rev. Michael Tix who is youth one of their St. John the Baptist Catholic mi nister at Twins’ buses Church the church. (f u l ly ai rHis acconditioned, by the way) to pick up the chil- tions that day may be getting dren and return them to St. him plenty of accolades and atta-boys right now, but in the John the Baptist. When they returned, they future, they might help him in were welcomed home by Tix another area: job applications. Taormina studies law enand had the opportunity to discuss what they had just forcement and criminal justice been through. The next week, at Inver Hills Community ColTix and the kids held a prayer lege, and his quick instincts session at the church to pray proved to him that he’s chosen for Yadeau and his family, but the right path in life. “I always knew I wanted to also to help the kids continue to process the traumatic events do something like this, but this really kind of reinforced that,” of that day. “Some of the kids in my said Taormina. Taormina may already have group were kind of freaking out (at the time) because they one high-profile reference in had lost a classmate in a car ac- his back pocket: Eden Prairie cident last year,” said Sabin, “I Police Chief Rob Reynolds. At Tuesday’s Eden Prairie think it kind of hit them more City Council meeting, Taormithan other kids.” na was given the Eden Prairie GUARDIAN ANGEL Police Department’s CommenTo many, Taormina served dation Award honoring his as a guardian angel of sorts brave actions. that day. “The kids were crying “Mr. Taormina had the presand telling him, ‘You’re our ence of mind to witness a dire hero, you’re our hero,’” laughed emergency situation and react Jeziorski. calmly and precisely in order to Taormina may be the clear mitigate the situation,” Reynhero of the day, but he and the olds wrote in the commendaothers on the bus believe it was tion. “Had he not reacted as someone else who was their instinctually and quickly as guardian angel. he had, the bus could have easLast July 18, nearly one year ily crashed, causing a serious to the date of the near-crash, tragedy. Mr. Taormina’s brave Joey Balistreri, an 11-year old actions saved the lives of the Burnsville boy and St. John passengers on the bus and the the Baptist Catholic School lives of the other drivers at that student, was killed when he intersection.” and his family were struck by “It’s an honor,” said Taormia speeding vehicle on Highway na, “but I just did what I thought 13 in Savage. was best.” In the wake of his death, Immediately after what haphis mother, Pam, kept telling pened, Taormina said he wasn’t fellow parents to give their thinking about what he had just children an extra hug. The done, but rather about what he following month, St. John the could have done to save the bus Baptist began making bumper driver. stickers that read, “Have you Between Taormina’s quick hugged your child today?” ac- thinking, the officer’s wife callcompanied by a picture of a ing in the incident, which led dragonfly. to a speedy response, and the Sabin said the dragonf ly sheer luck of being near an exit was a reference to a story they at the time of the emergency, had been reading at the time, a lot of things had to go right and that the dragonfly in the to avoid tragedy that day. And story was representative of thankfully, they all did. rebirth and transformation. “If you never believed in “For people around here, after guardian angels before,” said the events of last year, (the Tix, “this should make you dragonfly) carries very special believe.”

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Man charged with stabbing brother A 19-year-old man from Savage is accused of st abbi n g his brother in the back during an Aug. 14 domestic dispute. B r e n t Jacob -L ewi s Dahlman has been charged Brent with secondDahlman degree assault with a dangerous weapon after he allegedly stabbed his older brother with a steak knife. An intake nurse at Hennepin County Medical Center said the brother’s injuries were not li fe -t h reateni ng, although doctors told him the blade was half an inch from hitting his spleen. According to the complaint, police were called to a residence in the 4800 block of West 145th Street at about 3:06 a.m. for a report of a stabbing. W hen they arrived, they found the victim, Dahlman’s 24-year-old brother, hunched over on some stairs. Several persons in the house told the officers that there had been a fight and that the brother was stabbed by Dahlman, although no one had actually seen the stabbing. One of the officers went into the kitchen, where the fight occurred, and found a steak knife with a five inch blade that had blood on its tip, and also saw blood on the floor. A K-9 officer from Bloomington arrived to help the officers locate Dahlman, and eventually found him in the backyard. During the arrest, officers observed that Dahlman was extremely drunk. Dahlman said he had no idea what was going on and that he didn’t do anything. In a statement to police, Da h l ma n said his brot her brought home a woman i n the early hours of Aug. 14. He said the woman was grabbing

at him while they were in the garage, so he pushed her away. The brother asked Dahlman if he hit her, and Dahlman said he did. Dahlman said the brother began attacking him and put him in a choke hold, so he ran inside and up to the kitchen. The brother followed him to the kitchen, Dahlman said, and the fi ghting continued. Dah l man said he then grabbed the knife and stabbed his brother, and said the knife went about two inches into his back. They continued fighting for a couple of minutes until the brother fi nally realized he had been stabbed. Dahlman apologized to his brother, but said he did it in self-defense. He then fled on foot. In a statement to the police, the brother said he saw Dahlman punch the woman, which started a shoving match. The brother said he went up to the kitchen to get away from Dahlman, but that Dahlman followed him. While in the kitchen, the brother said Dahlman tried to punch him in the face, so he placed Dahlman in a “bear hug.” The brother said he believes this is when he was stabbed. If convicted, Dahlman could face up to seven years in prison. In March, Dahlman pled guilty to felony third-degree arson. -Alex Hall

Informant leads to drug arrest A man with an extensive criminal history and a woman with a history of drug arrests are accused of selling methamphetamine out of their home on McColl Drive. Kerri Lynn Breeden, 37, has been charged with two felony counts of fi fth-degree possession of a controlled substance and one count of unlawfully possessing or selling pharmaceutical drugs. Robert James Lunak, 44, has been charged with fourth-degree possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and fi fth-degree possession of

DISTRICT COURT a controlled substance. According to the complaint, a confidential informant working with the Southwest Metro Drug Task Force bought methamphetamine at Breeden and Lunak’s home in the 4400 block of McColl Drive on April 13. The next day, an informant set up a drug buy in Chaska where Breeden and Lunak were both arrested. They were found to be in possession of 17 grams of methamphetamine. Police then searched their McColl Drive home. In the upstairs bedroom, officers found a black safe, which Lunak had given them the keys to during his arrest. In the safe was a small bag of marijuana, a glass methamphetamine pipe, a drug ledger labeled with names and dollar amounts, a bag with methamphetamine residue and $570 in cash. On a computer desk, officers found two glass pipes with methamphetamine residue and a jar of marijuana. In a dresser drawer, they found two bundles of $100 bills totaling $3,900. They also found 18 capsules of fluoxetine, 25 tablets of amphetamine, three or four shards of methamphetamine weighing 1.2 grams, a box of plastic bags and another glass pipe with methamphetamine residue. Breeden told police that she was traveling to Chaska with Lunak that day, but did not know there were drugs in the car. She also said her clothes are in the upstairs bedroom, but that she sleeps downstairs and didn’t know about the drugs in the bedroom. Breeden also told police that she has prescriptions for the pills that were found in the unlabeled bottles. Bre e den h a s previou sly been convicted of second-degree possession of a controlled substance in 2000 and fi fth-degree possession of a controlled substance in 2003. Lunak has been convicted of a litany of crimes in Minnesota, including check forgery, DWI, lying to police, burglary and domestic abuse. -Alex Hall

The following are Scott County District Court felony and gross-misdemeanor dispositions. Defendants either pleaded guilty or were found guilty by the court unless otherwise indicated. Bradley Scott Christiansen, 20, Belle Plaine, fifth-degree possession of controlled substance, a felony. Adjudication stayed: Five years’ probation, 80 hours of community service, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $75 in fines. Scott Lee Schultz, 38, Belle Plaine, driving while intoxicated (DWI), a grossmisdemeanor. Two years’ probation, two days in jail, 28 days under electronic home-monitoring, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $100 in fines. Justin Roger Sweet, 25, Brainerd, Minn., third-degree criminal damage to property, a gross-misdemeanor. Enter diversion program: 30 hours of community service, pay $400 in prosecution costs, restitution. Paris Edward Young, 36, Belle Plaine, domestic assault, a grossmisdemeanor. Two years’ probation, 22 days in jail, 120 hours of community service, follow recommendations of evaluation, anger-management counseling, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $160 in fines. Michael Arnold Andersen, 44,

Waconia, two counts of second-degree burglary, both felonies. Seven years’ probation, nine months in jail, no contact with victim(s), provide DNA sample, abstain from alcohol, random tests, restitution, $410 in fines (same sentence for each count, to be served concurrently). Christian Anthony Edison Nelson, 18, Morton, Minn., fifth-degree possession of controlled substance, a felony. Adjudication stayed: Three years’ probation, 60 hours of community service, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $400 in fines. Kaarin Marie Callery, 42, Savage, DWI, a gross-misdemeanor. One year probation, follow recommendations of evaluation, $910 in fines. Ryan Michael Greden, 24, Prior Lake, DWI (refusal to submit to test), a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, four days in jail, 26 days under electronic home-monitoring, follow recommendations of evaluation, $385 in fines. Boz Thomas Hanson, 35, Apple Valley, fifth-degree possession of controlled substance, a felony. Adjudication stayed: Three years’ probation, 80 hours of community service, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $275 in fines. Riana Leigh Keim, 27, Hastings, fifth-degree possession of controlled

substance, a felony. Adjudication stayed: Three years’ probation, 40 hours of community service, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $250 in fines. Alexander Randall Mooney, 21, Bloomington, first-degree criminal damage to property, a felony. Five years’ probation, provide DNA sample, restitution, $385 in fines. Tiffany Louise Smith, 27, Shakopee, DWI, a gross-misdemeanor. Three years’ probation, three days in jail, 27 days under electronic home-monitoring, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $585 in fines. Nicolas Keith Sutherland, 21, Prior Lake, DWI, a gross-misdemeanor. One year probation, three days in jail, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $710 in fines. Tyler Aaron Tweit, 18, Savage, DWI, a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, follow recommendations of evaluation, $685 in fines. Eugene Robert Boyer, 65, Savage, furnishing alcohol to minor, a grossmisdemeanor. One year probation, $385 in fines. Barry Lee King, 28, Mounds View, violation of driver’s license restrictions, a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, 10 days in jail, 40 days of community service, $585 in fines.

arrived, they learned it was a smoke detector going off, not a CO alarm. They located which smoke detector was going off, cleaned it and changed its batteries. At 7:42 p.m., the Savage Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 5800 block of 150th Street in Prior Lake. They provided mutual aid to Prior Lake, assisting with fire suppression and overhaul. They were on the scene for about two hours. Firefighters from Shakopee and Mdewakanton Emergency Services also responded to the fire. A woman who was in an adjacent home on the same property was helped to safety by two boaters who had seen the fire. Two Prior Lake firefighters were taken to the hospital for dehydration, and another was injured during the cleanup and needed stitches. All were treated and released. Prior Lake Fire Chief Doug Hartman said at the time that he considered the home to be a “total loss.”

Aug. 11 The fire department received a call at 5:23 p.m. regarding a shed fire in the 20300 block of Panama Avenue in Prior Lake. They provided mutual aid to the Prior Lake Fire Department, assisting with a tanker and providing a ladder truck to be stationed at the Prior Lake fire station in case another fire call came in. Savage firefighters were on the scene for about an hour and a half. At 9:17 p.m., firefighters responded to a fire in a large commercial Dumpster in front of a home in the 7600 block of Stafford Trail that was undergoing construction. When they arrived, the completely full Dumpster had flames 10 feet high. The fire was put out and no damage was done to the house. Aug. 12 Firefighters responded to a medical call in the 6700 block of West 140th Street at 4:19 p.m. Allina needed help lifting a man into their ambulance.

FIRE CALLS Aug. 7 Firefighters responded to a medical call about a 3-year-old boy not breathing in the 14000 block of Alabama Avenue at 12:15 a.m. An Allina ambulance was already on the scene when firefighters arrived, and they heard the boy crying. The boy was transported to the hospital. Aug. 8 The fire department responded to a one-vehicle rollover in the area of Dakota Avenue and Dufferin Drive at 8:34 p.m. An ice cream truck driver had hit a curb on the right side of the road, tried to overcorrect to the left and flipped his vehicle. The driver had minor injuries and Allina checked him over, but determined he did not need to go to the hospital. Aug. 10 Firefighters responded to a call in the 4200 block of West 131st Street at 11:53 a.m. regarding a carbon monoxide alarm going off. When firefighters

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between disaster timeframe, as designated by the Governor and/ or FEMA. Expenditures must be made no earlier than July 1, 2011, and applications must be sent to MDVA and postmarked no later than Sept. 30, 2011.

Park patrol volunteers needed Three Rivers Park District is looking for volunteers ages 16 and older to make a full-year commitment to patrolling parks. An open house will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 at Kroening Interpretive Center in North Mississippi Regional Park, 4900 Mississippi Court, Minneapolis. Volunteers should have intermediate level skills in chosen

mode of patrolling (cross-country skiing, horseback riding, biking, hiking, in-line skating or snowshoeing). Patrollers on horseback must be 18 years or older and own their own horse. Fees are charged for training; however, volunteers become eligible for reimbursement after 30 hours of patrolling. Trail fees are waived for patrollers while on duty. Training in CPR, fi rst aid and additional patrol and Park District information is required and offered in the fall and spring. For more information or to register for the open house, call (763) 559-6706 or email voluntteer@threeriversparkdistrict.org. Register for the open house online at www.ThreeRiversParks. org/volunteer. Reference event #371327-01.

Keep your home pet-friendly and fresh

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course you love your pets, but let’s face it: Whether you’re hosting guests or trying to sell your home, the last thing you want visitors to remember is an odor. Luckily, there are a number of ways to eliminate odors and let your home’s personality shine.

Refreshing walls Paint is one of the most dramatic and cost-effective ways to give your home’s interior a new look, and now it can also give your home a new fresh scent. For example, Dutch Boy’s Refresh paint features odor-eliminating technology from Arm & Hammer. It reduces odors caused by pets and other sources, keeping your home smelling as good as it looks.

Clean with steam Even if your pet isn’t allowed on the furniture, your home furnishing fabrics are holding onto unpleasant scents. Though you may vacuum regularly, animal hair and dander are trapped in the fibers of your cushions, curtains, sofa and other decor. Using a steam cleaner

is the best way to eliminate bad smells in upholstered furniture and other items that cannot be laundered. Hire a professional service to treat the common areas in your home, or purchase a steam cleaner specifically designed for pet hair removal. Deep-clean common area fabrics several times each year, and to help maintain a fresh smell day to day, use an odorneutralizing fabric spray regularly.

Hit the floor The biggest source of your home’s potentially objectionable smell could be right under your feet. As anyone who has house-trained a pet knows, they don’t always get it right, and sometimes those accidents go unnoticed and cause stains to inevitably set in. To remove odors of any age, scrub bare floors with white vinegar and water or an odor-neutralizing cleaner, and thoroughly wash carpets and rugs using an odor-neutralizing shampoo. You can also hire a professional to clean the carpets and provide extra deodorizing treatments. If stains or smells remain, you’ll likely need to replace the carpet

and padding. If this is the case, be sure to scrub the floor beneath before laying new carpet down. After the carpet has been thoroughly cleaned or replaced, regularly use carpet deodorizer formulated for pet odors when vacuuming.

Scented accessories Tie a ribbon on your odor-free home with strategically placed candles and air fresheners. Choose classic scents that complement your decor, and use a variety throughout the home to avoid an overpowering result. Many candles and fresheners offer odor-neutralizing technology as well as pleasant scents, ensuring unfavorable smells are not only covered up but eliminated. Jars of potpourri or scented crystals add touches of personality to any room decor as well. No matter what types or the number of pets that share your home, these tips will help keep it smelling fresh all year round. Source: ARA Content

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When the officer approached the woman, the officer before going to bed at 11 p.m. When she awoke at 6:30 could detect a faint odor of alcohol coming from the woman. a.m., the four jars were gone. All of her doors were locked The woman admitted to drinking two beers. While the officer and there were no signs of forced entry. The case is under was talking to the driver, the woman refused to make eye contact, looking straight forward the entire time. When the investigation. officer told her to make eye contact, the officer saw that the CRASHES On Aug. 10, a 32-year-old man from Savage had just left woman had bloodshot and glossy eyes. The woman performed his residence when he looked back to check on his dog, poorly on field sobriety tests and refused a PBT. She was causing him to hit a parked vehicle in the 14000 block of arrested and taken to the Savage Police Station, where she registered a .05 BAC level, which is under the legal limit for West Quentin Avenue. On Aug. 12, a 28-year-old man from Savage was rear- driving in Minnesota. However, because of her driving conduct ended at the intersection of county roads 16 and 27, caus- and the belief that she was still too impaired to be driving, ing damage to his vehicle. The driver then turned right and she was cited for fourth-degree DWI. FRAUD continued south on County Road 27. The suspect’s vehicle On Aug. 9, a man approached two other men at the Super is described as a silver/light tan passenger car. America on County Road 42 asking for help cashing his work DISTURBING THE PEACE At 2:44 a.m. on Aug. 10, police were called to a home in check at the ATM. He told them he would give them $30 if the 13400 block of South Yosemite Avenue regarding a they deposited the check for him. One of the two victims woman who was trying to get into someone’s house. When deposited the man’s envelope in the ATM into his own account, police arrived, they found the woman and she was ex- then withdrew the money and gave it to the suspect, minus tremely intoxicated. She lived several blocks away and was the $30. The victim later learned that there was no check in lost. She refused a preliminary breath test and was verbally the envelope he deposited. The case is under investigation. MISCHIEF uncooperative with the officers. She was unable to walk on On Aug. 10, a resident from Savage told police that a her own and officers had to help her to the squad car. While in the car, officers observed signs that she was about to neighbor boy was shooting at squirrels. Police arrived to find vomit, so they parked near a grassy area and let her out. She kids shooting a Red Rider BB gun at cans. The kids were went to sit down and fell, and when the officers tried to put advised that they were not allowed to be shooting the BB her in handcuffs, she kicked, scratched grabbed and bit at gun. A man from the 8600 block of Carriage Hill Drive reported the officers. An ambulance came to pick her up, and she was on Aug. 10 that a group of juveniles had toilet papered his taken to a hospital for a 72-hour hold. On Aug. 12, police were called to LifeTime Fitness in and his neighbor’s house. No suspects. A man from the 5500 block of West 131st Street reSavage regarding a man who was causing a disturbance. The man, who was not a member of the gym, had come to pick ported on Aug. 11 that someone had egged his house and up his child from the day care center. Earlier, when the child’s vehicles. No suspects. On Aug. 12, a woman from Savage called to report that mother dropped the child off in the center before she left to work out, she gave the staff explicit instructions not to release kids were throwing tennis balls at cars at Dufferin Drive and the child to anyone else. The man was told to stay in the café O’Connell Road. Police could not locate the suspects. THEFT area while an employee went to find the mother, but instead On Aug. 8, a man from Savage reported that his wallet the man reached over the desk attempting to open the security gate so he could let himself in. An employee intervened, had been stolen from his unlocked vehicle overnight. Total at which point the man agreed to stay back. Police advised loss is $220. A Burnsville woman reported on Aug. 8 that while she was the man to deal with the child custody matter in court, and he was served with a trespass notice at the request of Life- in the steam room at LifeTime Fitness in Savage, she took off her pearl necklace and placed it on a towel, and that while Time Fitness. she wasn’t looking, someone took it. Total loss is approxiDUI/DWI While on patrol Aug. 11, an officer pulled over a Burnsville mately $350. A man from the 5100 block of West 139th Street rewoman for speeding on Highway 13 near 152nd Street. The officer detected a faint odor of alcohol and learned that her ported on Aug. 9 that he believed that someone stole about license prohibited her from driving after any consumption of 10 gallons of gas from his vehicle while it was parked in his alcohol. She denied drinking, saying that someone had driveway overnight. Total loss estimated at $35. On Aug. 12, a man from the 5700 block of West 141st spilled an alcoholic beverage on her while she was at work in an establishment that serves drinks. She later admitted Street reported that someone had stolen his wallet from his to having one beer earlier. She took field sobriety tests and vehicle. Estimated loss is $80. THREATS passed, and a preliminary breath test (PBT) registered her A woman from the 9000 block of West 125th Street reBlood Alcohol Content (BAC) level at .006. She was allowed to call a friend with a valid license to pick up her and the ported that a neighbor man had threatened her and her vehicle. She was cited for Any Use of Alcohol Violation and teenage son. The man had suspected that the teenage son had damaged his vehicle on purpose and told the boy that he speeding. On Aug. 12, police pulled over a 27-year-old man from would have his children beat him up. Police advised the man Savage for failing to stay in his lane on McColl Drive and for to have no further contact with the family. No charges were having a headlight out. When the officer asked him why he filed. TRESPASSING was weaving in and out of his lane, the man said he was On Aug. 10, police were called to the railroad tracks near playing with his phone. The officer detected a strong odor of alcohol from the man and that his eyes were bloodshot and Highway 13 and South Dakota Avenue regarding a man that glossy. The man performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was trespassing on the property. A train engineer had seen the failed a PBT. He was arrested and taken to the Savage Police man lying near the tracks, and when the man saw the engineer, Station, where he registered a BAC level of 0.11. He was he started walking in the opposite direction the train was cited for fourth-degree DWI and taken to Scott County Jail. going. As is policy, the engineer was forced to stop the train. Police responded to a call on Aug. 13 from the Super Officers checked the area to make sure the man wasn’t on the America on Connelly Parkway that a man was smoking near train or underneath it, and eventually found him walking gas pumps and urinating. When police arrived, the man said alongside the tracks. Police arrested the man, a 37-year-old he was just waiting out the rain. An officer suspected that from California, for trespassing, and he was taken to Scott the man had been drinking and asked him to perform a PBT. County Jail. The train was delayed 45 minutes because of the The man registered a .08 BAC level, but was not arrested. incident. UNDERAGE DRINKING He was allowed to find an alternate way home. On Aug. 12, police received a call about two suspicious On the afternoon of Aug. 13, Shakopee police received a call of a woman “driving all over the road” in Shakopee. persons outside a home in the area of Woodhill Drive and Another driver had followed her into Savage, and a Savage West 138th Street. Officers found two 19-year-old Prior Lake officer eventually located her on County Road 42. The woman women sitting in a car. The women said they had just been hit a curb and kept going, even though it gave her a flat tire. dropped off and were waiting for the home’s resident, a friend, She eventually stopped in a left turn lane at the intersection to return so they could enter the house. The officer detected of County Road 42 and Dakota Avenue in busy traffic. The an odor of alcohol and had the women perform a preliminary officer observed that the woman, an 18-year-old from Rose- breath test. Both women tested positive for alcohol and were mount, was extremely intoxicated. After failing field sobriety cited for underage consumption.

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the guidelines — of up to 40 ye a r s — b e c au se of t he cruelty of the crime, particularly putting Ruth A nne’s body in a garbage can, a nd bec ause Charles the defendant Maddox showed no remorse, Scott County Attorney Pat Ciliberto said Wednesday. Abrams denied the request, saying that while the murder was brutal, violent and reprehensible, he found no basis for an increased sentence. Abrams also said he did not see any reason to go along with the defense’s request of 21 years, nine months — the lowest allowed by sentencing guidelines. He said Maddox’s actions following the crime indicated Maddox was attempting to escape the consequences and if not for some diligent police work, “this might have been a crime that would never have been prosecuted.” Ruth Anne’s sister, Karen Whitaker, thanked the community, police, county attorney’s office, jury and judge for their support. “We a re h appy t h at t he judge realized the severity of the crime and saw through Tony today,” Whitaker said. Whitaker and her mother, Lois Lipka, spoke prior to the sentencing. Addressing Maddox, Whitaker said she knew Maddox was to blame when her sister was reported miss-

ing Nov. 11. W hen she heard of Ruth Anne’s death, Whitaker said, her world came to a “screeching halt” before she started calling relatives to share the news. “To this day, I can remember the individual noises of anguish each one made,” Whitaker read. “I am haunted by these sounds and my heart is forever broken.” A representative from the county attorney’s office also read a letter from Ruth Anne’s childhood friend, Colleen Hatami of Indiana, who was not present. She called Tony an arrogant, charismatic man who has shown no remorse or sadness over his wife’s death. “The only thing Tony is sorry for is he got convicted of a crime he undoubtedly committed,” Hatami wrote. Ruth Anne’s mother shared similar sentiments. “His only remorse is for poor Tony because he got caught,” Lipka said. Hatami wrote that Maddox had swept Ruth Anne off her feet at a class reunion and within three months she sold her house and moved to Minnesota with him. As Ruth Anne’s money depleted so did Maddox’s charm, Hatami said. She said Maddox had defrauded other women in the past and taken advantage of his loving family. She feared he may do the same if released on a lighter sentence. Whitaker spoke of the “web of deceit” Maddox had created through gambling, porn, tax evasion, cheating and ruining Ruth Anne financially. Yet, that wasn’t enough, Whitaker said. “You purposely and angrily

took a precious life — the life of someone I love very much … ” Whitaker said. “All I can hope for is you live a very long life — all of it behind bars.” Abrams noted he had received several letters of support for Maddox; he denied, however, allowing three family and friends in the courtroom to speak for Maddox. Defense at tor ney Br u no told Abrams a minimum sentence of 21 years, nine months would still be three times the sentence of ma nslaughter, which some may see the case as. The act was an “extreme aberration, not characteristic of who Mr. Maddox was,” Bruno said. Maddox also spoke, apologizing to the court, his family and Ruth Anne’s family. He said if he had remained the hu sba nd to Rut h A n ne he shou ld have been, maki ng reference to marriage vows, they would have never come to divorce. He said he panicked the night of her death and should have called the police right away. He also thanked his family for its love and support, saying it “changed me as a person and as a man.” Walking into the courtroom Wednesday, Whitaker said she still had feelings of sickness despite a nearly three-year legal battle. While the sentencing is over, she’s learned the ordeal will never really get easier. “My sister is such a good person and what Tony did was so heinous,” W hitaker said. “There’s no punishment that would be enough because it’s never going to bring her back.”

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t’s time. Put down the remote control. Throw away the half-eaten chip bag. Pull yourself off the loveseat.

We’re going running. If only it was that simple. Running a 5K takes a lot more than just deciding you want to get active; it’s also about ensuring your body is ready for the road. Adopting a training program that increases your endurance and stamina gradually is key to preventing running injuries, said Leslie Burkhalter, a physical therapist at ACCUA in Savage. “There are a lot of really good programs out there, especially for first-timers,” she said. If you haven’t been active in awhile, Burkhalter recommends starting with a walking program. It’s also a good idea, she said, to schedule a physical with your doctor to ensure your body can handle the rigors of exercise.

“Injuries can take time to heal and that is very frustrating and can cause people to quit an exercise routine all together. That’s why starting gradually and increasing the demand on the body slowly is so important.” Justin Musil Owner of Anytime Fitness, Eden Prairie “Many people suffer setbacks and injuries because they start too fast,” said Justin Musil, a NSCA-certified strength and conditional specialist and owner of Anytime Fitness in Eden Prairie. “If you become sore at the beginning your body will adjust, but you may need to cut back on the demands you are placing on your body.” Burkhalter suggested alternating walking and jogging for several blocks and then checking your heart rate. If you can still speak when exercising, “that’s a pretty good indicator [you] can still continue to do more,” she said. A run/walk series is a great way

Training tips 1. What advice would you offer for people starting an exercise programs? Always be sure to check with your physician before starting a training program. After you are cleared to exercise it is then essential to start gradually. Many people suffer setbacks and injuries because they start too fast. Listen to your body. Sometimes rest is the key to helping your body recover. If you become sore at the beginning your body will adjust, but you may need to cut back on the demands you are placing on your body. With all of this being said, the body recovers much better with a well balanced diet and plenty of water. 2. Why are gradual increments the best? Increasing exercise in gradual increments allows the body to adapt more easily. Our body is very intelligent and will catch on quickly, but it will also get irritated and tell us we need to shut down if we jump into routines too fast. Injuries can take time to heal and that is very frustrating and can cause people to quit an exercise routine all together. That’s why starting gradually and increasing the demand on the body slowly is so important. Soreness is normal at the start of an exercise routine or a new routine but that should subside as you are further along into a good routine. Source: Justin Musil

to build your ability by giving your body days off to rest or cross train. Burkhalter recommends using an elliptical at your local gym or riding a stationary bike to get different muscles involved. In addition to avoiding injuries, alternative workouts can optimize your performance, too, Musil said. He recommends a good strength training routine and full body workouts, such as swimming and biking. “Even though these are both aerobic workouts, as is running, it incorporates different muscles and also helps keep your body in balance,” Musil said. “Swimming and biking also take pressure off your joints and that helps avoid injuries while in a running training program.” Another key to preventing injuries is good stretching, Burkhalter said. Instead of stretching cold, walk or light run for five minutes. Then stop and stretch your upper and lower body. Stretch again at the end. When training on a road or trail, alternate directions. For example, if you’re running around a lake, run clockwise one day and counterclockwise another. “Even the angle [or crown of the road] is enough to change the mechanics on the knees and hips,” Burkhalter said. Burkhalter recommends investing in a good pair of shoes. A running shoe store can help ensure you get the proper fit for your foot structure. If you run a lot consider rotating shoes every few months, she said. Some injuries, like shin splints, may indicate poor shoes, improper stretching or just an unusual running gait, Burkhalter said. Shin splints can usually be iced, but if you’re starting to feel knee or hip pain, consult a doctor or physical therapist, she recommended. Burkhalter, who has been running since high school, said another great way to get off the couch is by joining a running group. The Twin Cities has a number of running clubs that offer great advice on everything from training to stretching to nutrition. Most clubs have runners of different levels and abilities, so you can find people who understand your pace. “It’s a little bit more fun to run with people and it keeps everyone motivated, too,” she said.

Boots & Boas Fun Dash and 5K Run/Walk What: Stomp out domestic violence by participating in the inaugural Boots & Boas Fun Dash & 5K Run/Walk. Bring along your favorite boots and don a complimentary boa for the 50-yard fun dash. A portion of proceeds will benefit two local organizations dedicated to ending domestic abuse: Cornerstone and Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women. The 5K Run/ Walk takes place on easy, flat terrain that wraps around a scenic wetland. Presented by St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Eden Prairie News and Savvy.mn Magazine. Major Sponsor: LasikPlus. Nutritional Food Sponsor: Complete Nutrition and Pure Market Express. Water Station Sponsor: Anytime Fitness, Eden Prairie & Chaska. When: 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. Race starts around 9 a.m., awards at 10:30 a.m.; exhibitor booths open 8-11 a.m. Where: Purgatory Creek Park, Eden Prairie Cost: $25 through Aug. 20; $30 through Sept. 3; $35 Race Day. Includes a T-shirt while supplies last. Info: Register at active.com by searching “Boots & Boas 5K.” Find more training tips and info on Facebook.

Fall fitness opportunities Here are a few other area 5K events: I Nickle Dickle 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run and 1/2 Mile Tickle Run, 8 a.m. Sept. 17 at Waconia High School, Waconia I

Ken Rome 5K Run and Walk, 9 a.m. Sept. 25 at McCullough Park, Shoreview

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The Extended Run One-Mile Relay and 5K, 9 a.m. Sept. 25 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins I Eighth annual Historic Riverfront 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m. Oct. 8 at Boom Island Park, Minneapolis I Scenic Byway Half Marathon and 5K, 9:20 a.m. Oct. 8 at Court Square Park, Belle Plaine I Jack O’Lantern 5K and Kids Pumpkin Run, Oct. 29, Shakopee Community Center, Shakopee Source: Active.com


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Saturday

AUG. 20 SPECIAL OLYMPICS BOWLING The Savage/Prior Lake delegation of Special Olympics will bowl each Saturday throughout the season. Time: 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 Cost: Free Location: Brunswick Zone XL, 11129 162nd St. W., Lakeville Info: (952) 226-5620

LIVING HISTORY SATURDAYS Experience the excitement and challenges of life along the Minnesota River in the 1800s. Enjoy “living history” and meet the residents of Eagle Creek and the frontier. Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 27 Cost: Cost is $5 for ages 18-64; $3 for ages 2-17, seniors and children; and under 2 are admitted free Location: The Landing – Minnesota River Heritage Park, 2187 Highway 101, Shakopee Info: threeriversparks.org/events/L/ living-history-saturdays.aspx

COMEDIAN AMBER PRESTON Amber Preston says, “I wear glasses and red lipstick and I tell jokes. Sometimes I stand up in front of people and speak words then the people laugh. Sometimes they just look at me and think ‘why is that girl talking about robots and did she just meow at me?’” Maggie Faris will also perform. Time: 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 Cost: $13 for 8:30 p.m. show; $10 for 10:30 p.m. show Location: MinneHAHA Comedy Club, 1583 1st Ave., Shakopee Info: minnehahacomedyclub.com/ shakopee

FLOWERFEST AND FAMILY FUN WEEKEND The Men’s Garden Club of Minneapolis’ Flower, Food and Foto Show will take place in the visitor center 12:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday. The Iris and Daffodil societies’ plant sales will be in the visitor center 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Time: Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 20-21 Cost: Shows are free with Arboretum admission of $9 for adults; free for ages 15 and younger; free to Arboretum members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

THE GREAT WORM ROUNDUP Not all worms in local forests are native to Minnesota. Learn where the worms came from and what they are doing. Then go outdoors and hunt for worms. Bring them back to the nature center and feed them to salamanders and turtles. Visitors will get their hands dirty during this program. For all ages. Time: 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 Cost: Free Location: Lowry Nature Center (Carver Park Reserve), 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

WEEKEND FAMILY FUN: PRAIRIE NATIVES Families are invited to search for late bloomers in the prairie and the butterflies and birds that call the prairie home.

Time: Noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 20, 21, 27, 28 Cost: Free with gate admission of $9 for adults; free for ages 15 and younger; free to Arboretum members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

WALKS FOR THE CURIOUS Enjoy a nature walk with an Arboretum naturalist. Meet at the Ordway parking lot. Time: 10 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 20, 27 Cost: $7.50 Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

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Jeanne LaBerge of Coon Rapids with the Black Velvet Band performs during the Minnesota Renaissance Festival media preview party last week. The annual festival opens Saturday and Sunday just outside of Shakopee.

BIRD BANDING See wild songbirds being safely trapped, studied and tagged with numbered rings. Hear a bird’s heartbeat and help release it. For all ages. Time: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 20 Cost: Free Location: Lowry Nature Center (Carver Park Reserve), 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

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ADVANCED WINEMAKING Learn about harvest and prefermentation treatments and advanced techniques. Instructor is University of Minnesota enologist Katie Cook. Time: 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 20 Cost: $90 for Arboretum members; $95 for non-members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

Sunday

AUG. 21 OUTDOOR BIKE RIDES Lifetime Fitness in Savage offers outdoor bike rides through September. Routes are 20-30 miles with multiple pace levels. Time: 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 Cost: Free to members and non-

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FARMERS’ MARKET Each week, more than 35 vendors sell their freshly-grown fruits and vegetables, as well as flowers, cheeses, chocolates, jellies, honey and soaps. Time: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 Cost: Free; items for sale by vendors Location: Town Square parking lot, located north of 123rd Street (near the historic Savage Depot)

VETTES FOR VETS Classic Corvettes of Minnesota presents the fourth annual “Vettes for Vets” event, featuring a cruise to the Minnesota Veterans Home, military vehicle displays and trophies for Corvettes and metal cars. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. event; cruise at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 Cost: $10 in advance or $15 at gate Location: Savage American Legion, 12375 Princeton Ave., Savage Info: classiccorvettesmn.com

FLATWATER KAYAKING ESSENTIALS Participants will learn the basics of kayaking including safety, proper paddling form and paddle strokes from qualified instructors. All equipment provided; reservations required. For ages 14 and older. Time: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 20 Cost: $50 Location: Bryant Lake Regional Park, 6800 Rowland Rd., Eden Prairie Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

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SCOTT COUNTY BREWERY AND PUB CRAWL Scott County was once home to quite a few breweries. Hop on the bus to visit the places these breweries once called home and enjoy beer samplings in various pubs along the route. Trip includes stops at sites in Shakopee, Jordan, Belle Plaine and New Prague. Bus leaves the Scott County Historical Society, Stans Museum, promptly at 2 p.m. Time: 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 Cost: $25 for SCHS members; $30 for non-members Location: Board bus at Scott County Historical Society, 234 Fuller St. S., Shakopee Info: scottcountyhistory.org or (952) 445-0378

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REFUGE RAMBLE Join Refuge staff for a walk exploring trails and observing the natural world. Enjoy the solitude of the Minnesota River valley tucked into the midst of the busy urban landscape. Explore prairie, forest and wetland habitats and discover the diverse plants and animals that depend on the refuge for survival. For all ages. Time: 2-3 p.m. Sundays, Aug. 21 and 28 Cost: Free Location: Bloomington Visitor Center, 3815 American Blvd. E., Bloomington Info: (952) 854-5900 or fws.gov/ midwest/minnesotavalley

SUNDAYS IN THE GARDEN Spend a Sunday afternoon at Noerenberg Gardens. Hennepin County Master Gardeners will give tours and answer questions. For all ages. Time: 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 Cost: Free

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Auditions are open for the Prior Lake Players production of “Fairy Tale Adventures.” The show is a collection of fairy tale stories including “Hansel and Gretel” and “Cinderella and the Seven Dwarfs: A Fairy Tale Mash-Up.” The production will be co-directed by Justin Dekker and Kay Dunning. Auditions are first-come, first-served. No appointments needed. Those auditioning will read from the script. Performances will be Oct. 7-9 and 14-15. Time: Children 12 and younger 6:307:30 p.m.; teens and adults 13 and older 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 and Monday, Aug. 29 Cost: Free Location: Twin Oaks Middle School, 15860 Fish Point Road S.E., Prior Lake Info: plplayers.org

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the prairies of Three Rivers Parks. Training and collection bags are provided at the start of each session. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Time: Start times 10 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 Cost: Free Location: Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve, 15501 Murphy Lake Blvd., Savage Info: (763) 559-6706 or volunteer@threeriversparkdistrict.org

PLANT SALE IN CHASKA Carver/Scott Master Gardeners will host a plant sale featuring hardy perennials like hosta, ornamental grasses, ground covers, iris, peonies, daffodils, houseplants and shrubs. Over 100 one-of-a-kind daylilies varieties will be on display. Time: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 27 Cost: Free; plants for sale Location: Rainbow Foods parking lot, Hwy. 41 and Pioneer Trail, Chaska

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EAGLE CREEK FAIR Play games and enjoy a ride on a trolley pulled by draft horses. See craft and farm exhibits, and visit soldiers from the 5th Minnesota Infantry. Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3; noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5 Cost: $5 for ages 18-64; $3 for ages 2-17 and seniors; free for children under 2 Location: The Landing – Minnesota River Heritage Park, 2187 Highway 101, Shakopee

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The MOMS Club (Moms Offering Moms Support) – South of Savage, a national support group for at-home mothers, will meet Thursday, Aug. 25 Member meetings take place on the fourth Thursday of the month with interesting speakers, fun activities, and topics for discussion. The group offers monthly activities, playgroups, and other ways to support at-home moms. Contact Heather at (952) 855-4483 for the time and location or more information on becoming involved. Or visit the MOMS club website: http://sites.google.com/site/savagemomsclubs/

The Savage Social Club meets for coffee and conversation on Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at McColl Pond Environmental Learning Center, 13500 Dakota Ave., Savage. For more information, call Savage Communications Manager Amy Barnett at (952) 882-2655.

“Practice Your English� is being offered from 6-7:30 p.m. every Thursday at Eden Baptist Church, 12540 Glenhurst Ave., Savage. A dinner will be provided to people age 18 and up. Every level of English is welcome. For more information, call (952) 890-5856.

Reex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome A Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSD) CRPS support group will meet Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Savage Library, 13090 Alabama Ave., from 10 a.m.-noon. The goal of the group is to promote a platform in which people can support one another in a positive environment by sharing coping strategies for the severe pain associated with RSD. The group also shares ideas on mobility, family and loved ones, depression, fl are-ups and many other areas. The group meets the fourth Saturday of every month. For more information on RSD/CRPS, contact Bonnie Scherer at (952) 447-4930, e-mail rsdsmn@aol.com or visit www.rsdsmn. org.

Angel Food Ministries taking food orders Members of Glendale United Methodist church will be taking September orders from area residents for “Angel Food Ministries,� a discounted food program. Order will be taken from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at the church, 13550 Glendale Road, Savage. For more information, call Lisa Duffy at (952) 270-3563 or visit www.angelfoodministries.com.

Walk-in immunization clinics oered Scott County Public Health offers walk-in immunization clinics at the Scott County Public Health office, located in the Workforce Development Center, 792 Canterbury Road, Suite A-160, Shakopee, every Monday from 1-5 p.m. No clinics are held on holidays. For more information, call (952) 496-8555.

Fellowship of Christian Home Educators The Fellowship of Christian Home Educators (FoCHE) co-op meets from from 1-3 p.m. every Friday at Friendship Church, 12800 Marystown Road, Shakopee. Classrooms, gymnasium, nursery and auditorium space have been reserved. For more information, contact Ann Boyd at (952) 226-5050.

Emotions Anonymous A 12-step program called Emotions Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at St. Anne’s parish center, 411 N. Forth St., Le Sueur in the south end of St. Anne’s parking lot. For more information, call Kathleen at (507) 665-2644.

Overeaters Anonymous Overeaters Anonymous-H.O.W. meets from 7-9 p.m. every Thursday at Faith Covenant Church, 13921 Nicollet Ave. S., Burnsville. For more information, call Sue at (612) 961-5117.

Gamblers Anonymous A local Gamblers Anonymous group meets at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 5634 Luther Drive, Prior Lake. New members are always accepted.

Blue Star Mothers Blue Star Mothers of America, a nonprofit group supporting active military members and their families, has organized a chapter south of the river. A Blue Star Mother is one who has a son or daughter serving, or has served and has been honorably discharged from a military branch of the United States. For more information on dates and locations, call Mary at (952) 894-1657.

Savage Pacesetters Chapter of BNI The Savage Pacesetters Chapter of Business Network International (BNI) meets each Wednesday from 7:15-8:45 a.m. at Savage City Hall, 6000 McColl Drive. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Jason Trout, chapter president, at (612) 964-8898.

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OURSCHOOLS PRIOR LAKE-SAVAGE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

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Grainwood, WestWood schools get additional kindergarten classes BY MERYN FLUKER mfluker@swpub.com

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concerted effort to tackle now. “We’ve been staffing at 22 [students per teacher] for the last few years, when we’ve been over crowded,” she said. District 719 enrollment is currently steady and expected to begin declining. The numbers remain stable due to large populations in the middle and high schools. The district is experiencing a downswing in elementary enrollment, including kindergarten, as the economy continues to wane and fewer young families move into the Prior Lake-Savage area. Kindergarten enrollment for the 2011-12 school year is at 451 students as of Aug. 4, down from the 467 first-graders and 489 secondgraders currently registered in the district. With the two new sections, District 719’s 22 kindergarten classes will average 20.5 students per section. “[Additional staff] will potentially bring several more students to Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools for the next 12 years,” Gruver wrote in her recommendation to the School Board. “I believe this is the investment needed at the time to bring families to our district.” Gruver has directed her attention to kindergarten because of the crucial role it plays in young students’ development. “We know that our elementary experience is critical for students,” she said. “Our dis-

istrators are still committed to providing it as an alternative for families. The $100,000 the school board committed to providing for the additional kindergarten sections on Monday will come from the district’s remaining $ 350,0 0 0 in Education Jobs Fund money. The district received $1.08 million from the federal government last fall as part of the program, which provided the one-time dollars for districts to spend on school-level salaries, benefits and services in early childhood, elementary and secondary education. The funds must be allocated by September 2012. Last fall, the district spent $350,000 of the Education Jobs Fund dollars for additional staffing. Then, earlier this year, $475,000 of that money on offering early-retirement incentives to teachers, a move designed for long-term savings by allowing room for the district to hire more new teachers, whose salaries and benefits cost less than their tenured counterparts. Gruver is planning to return to the School Board at its next meeting, on Monday, Aug. 22, with additional staffing recommendations at the elementary and possibly secondary levels if necessary. Those positions will also be funded through the remaining Education Jobs Fund dollars. As of right now, Gruver has her eyes on a ballooning kindergarten class at Five Hawks Elementary School, and said she may recommend adding a paraprofessional to that classroom to support the instructor. In addition, as the secondary schools’ staffs adjust in preparation for the first year with six-period school days, there are still wrinkles in need of ironing.

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The fifth-graders in summer Kids’ Company don big smiles as they pose for a picture with Taryn Krumwiede, one of the founders of local charity Ella’s Halo. She visited WestWood Elementary School on Aug. 11 to receive the handmade blankets and donations the students collected for the organization, which distributes comforting items to families who have children in neonatal intensive-care units.

SCHOOL BOARD AGENDA T he P rior La ke - Savage Area School District will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22 in the board room at the District Services Center, 4540 Tower St., Prior Lake. The board will meet at 5 p.m. for a study session. The regular meeting agenda includes: Call to order Pledge of Allegiance Roll call Approval of agenda Consent agenda: Items are considered to be routine in nature and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a board member or citizen so requests, in which event the item will be removed as a consent agenda item and addressed. A. Check/wire transfer disbursement summary B. Ba n k reconci liation statement C. Resignations, terminations and nonrenewals D. Donations

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Future kindergarten students at two local elementary schools can anticipate plenty of breathing room beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6. At the Monday, Aug. 8 regular meeting, the Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board unanimously approved the immediate addition of an extended-day kindergarten class at Grainwood Elementary School. The board also gave Superintendent Sue Ann Gruver latitude to add another kindergarten section at WestWood Elementary School. The moves will cost $100,000 total. Gruver recommended the allocations based on enrollment. As of Monday, 33 kindergarten students had already registered at Grainwood. That number has now reached 34 students and Principal Patrick Glynn is “excited to be able to offer a second section of kindergarten.” “Two sections of 17 each is educationally more appropriate than only one section of 34 with a support staff,” he says. “Parents, with kindergarten being the first formal year of their child’s education, appreciate low class size and the attention staff can offer their child.” As of Monday, WestWood counted 30 kindergarten students in its ranks for the coming school year, with at least five more expected to enroll by the end of the week. “When it gets to 33 or 34, we’ll break it into two sections,” Gruver said. The superintendent said that this year, most of the extendedday kindergarten classes will have 16 to 18 students per instructor. That’s a considerably lower ratio than in past years, something Gruver is making a

trict wants our earliest learners to have the best educational experience they can have at the class-size levels we can afford.” With the increased importance placed on standardized test scores, including the new state education bill which includes Literacy Incentive Aid tied to total elementary enrollment and student reading proficiency – namely for third- and fourth-grade students – Gruver said that smaller class sizes can identify and effectively address children who struggle with literacy skills. Staff can provide “that intervention before you start to remediate,” she said. That funding change is set to take effect in beginning with the 2012-13 school year. “Over the past several years we have noticed a troubling downward enrollment in kindergarten,” Gruver wrote in her recommendation to the School Board. “There is a high correlation associated with strong kindergarten classes: these students typically remain in Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools through grade 12.” District 719 offers two kindergarten programs: extended-day classes, which are available at all District 719 kindergartenthrough-fifth-grade elementary schools – including WestWood and Grainwood – and halfday kindergarten at Edgewood School. Currently, two-thirds of district families with kindergarten students are taking advantage of extended-day kindergarten. “I believe with lower class sizes than we’ve had in the past, even more families will take advantage of that opportunity,” Gruver said, adding that while the district is offering fewer half-day kindergarten classes than it has in the past, admin-


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OURSCHOOLS BURNSVILLE-EAGAN-SAVAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

VandenBoom selected to join school board After several rounds of secret ballot voting at Thursday night’s meeting, Robert VandenBoom was chosen to be the newest member of the Burnsvi l le -Eaga n- Savage School Board, fi lling the vacancy created by longtime board member Gail Morrison’s resignation. T he si x boa rd members

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mittee (CEAC), the Communications Advisory Board, site councils, and has volunteered in various other capacities. Va nden B oom g radu ated from the University of Minnesota with a B.S. in mechanical engineering and a Master’s of Business Administration from the Carlson School of Business. VandenBoom has a son and a daughter who have graduated from Burnsville High School and another daughter who will graduate from the school in 2014. “I really appreciate the support you’ve given me,” VandenBoom told board members after

Registration open for ECFE classes Registration for the Prior L a ke - S ava g e A r e a S cho ol District’s Early Childhood Family Education’s (ECFE) fall classes begins on Monday, Aug. 22. A complete 2011-12 ECFE catalog can be viewed at www.

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the meeting. Morrison resigned earlier this summer. She is moving to Savage but will no longer be living in District 191. Since more than two years remain in her four-year term, state law requires that the board appoint a successor to serve until the next general election in November 2012. VandenBoom will be sworn in at the Sept. 1 board meeting and his term will end in December 2012.

board also awarded a bid from Sara Lee Bakery Group, the district’s current bread vendor. Pan-O-Gold Baking Company submitted a bid that was $339 less than Sara Lee’s bid, but Pan-O-Gold could not meet the district’s delivery schedule. Director of Business Affairs Julie Cink said that when calculations were done to estimate the cost of changing the district’s delivery schedule, the fi nal total rendered Sara Lee the lower bid. -Meryn Fluker

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CLASS B AMATEUR BASEBALL

Another shot Back to state again, Outlaws will take aim at the title BY TOM SCHARDIN tschardin@swpub.com

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Travis Pugliese and the Savage Outlaws are playing in their fourth straight Class B state tournament which begins today (Saturday, Aug. 20) in the towns of Brownton, Glencoe and Hutchinson.

One team stood in the way of the Savage Outlaws earning a fourth straight state berth. The Shakopee Indians, the two-time defending Class B state champions. The Outlaws and Indians met in an elimination game Aug. 13 in the Super Sections in the Cold Spring bracket. The winner was going to state. The loser was going home. Savage pulled out a 3-2 win, getting out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the ninth inning with a run already in to assure there would be a new state champion this summer. Savage opened the four-team Super Section with a 1-0 win over Blaine Aug. 12 and followed with a 5-3 loss to

Sauk Rapids, setting up the elimination game with Shakopee. Savage faced Sauk Rapids again Aug. 14, needing to win twice to earn the higher seed at state. However, Sauk Rapids pounded out 18 hits in an 11-5 victory. Savage takes a 32-5 record in state and will face Mankato in the first round today (Saturday, Aug. 20) in Hutchinson. Mankato was the winner of Miesville Super Section bracket site. There were four, four-team Super Section sites played Aug. 12-14 with two from each advancing to state. Chaska won on its own field and Burnsville won the Dundas bracket site. The Savage-Mankato winner at state will take on the winner of Moor-

head and Burnsville Sunday, Aug. 21 in Brownton at 1:30 p.m. The losers will play beforehand at 11 a.m. In the bottom state bracket, Austin faces Sauk Rapids in the fi rst round, while Chaska takes on Miesville. The semifi nals are set for Aug. 27 in Brownton at 1 p.m. with the winner’s bracket fi nal Aug. 28 in Glencoe at 2 p.m. For complete state brackets, go to www.minnesotabaseball.org. Last year, the Outlaws finished third at state and took fi fth the year before. The team has qualified for state five of the last six years. Stats for the four Super Section games were not available on the Outlaws’ Website.

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The Prior Lake girls tennis team made huge strides last season in coach Kris Rosborough’s fi rst season as coach. This fall, don’t be surprised if the Lakers make a run at the Section 3AA and South Suburban Conference titles. Rosborough’s team is deep, talented and full of youth. There are only two seniors on the team – captains Caitlin Gengler and Alex Fasking. Meanwhile, Rosborough has nine sophomores or younger returning with varsity experience on a team that finished 12-5 last year (5-4 in the conference). “We have 12 girls who are returning who have all worked very hard,” said Rosborough. “We also have (a new seventh grader) who will be a great asset. Determining the lineup is going to be the hardest thing because we have so many good players. “I have some doubles combinations in mind that I want to try in practice, but a lot will depend on who winds up being our best four singles players,” added Rosborough. “When you put together a lineup you have to consider the team as a whole and what is best overall. So I have a lot to consider because so many of the girls have made big improvements.” Prior Lake opens the season Wednesday, Aug. 24 at Henry Sibley in a non- conference match at 10 a.m. The Lakers’ first conference match is set for Thursday, Aug. 25 at Burnsville at 9:30 a.m. Prior Lake’s home opener is Aug. 30 against Eagan at 3:30 p.m. The Wildcats are the defending section champs and will again be one of the teams to beat this fall, along with Rosemount. Lakeville North and South will also be teams to reckon with in conference play. Those four schools gave the Lakers’ all five of their defeats last year. Prior Lake’s 12 wins were the second most in school history, three behind the 1991 team that went 15-3 and earned a spot in the Class AA state field.

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Prior Lake senior co-captain Caitlin Gengler played mostly No. 2 singles for the Lakers last year, helping the team to 12 wins.

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Balance will be the strength of the Burnsville girls tennis team this fall. “From my fi rst to my 12th player, there’s not a big difference between them,” said Blaze coach Ben Stapp. “It’s good group of girls. I’m going to have to fi nd out where we can get some points and fi nding some doubles teams might be tricky.” Stapp has six seniors and six juniors in his top 12. Senior captains Rachel Raden and Anne Beckel are back for their fourth varsity seasons, while seniors Brita Preus and Toni Carlstrom and juniors Sarah Davidson, Mikhaila Samz, Jessica Nagel and Emily Wollmuth also have varsity experience from a year ago. The Blaze is coming off a 5-9 season last fall, 2-7 in its fi rst season in the South Suburban Conference.

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Burnsville lost in the fi rst round of the Section 3AA tournament, falling 4-3 to Holy Angels. If the Blaze is going to make some noise in the conference and section this year, Stapp’s team will definitely need to find some strong doubles pairings, as well finding some singles players who can elevate their game against tough competition. “Right now, everybody is so even,” said Stapp. “I think our team is pretty deep, but we have no superstars.” “The girls have matured and so have their games,” added Stapp.

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Burnsville senior Rachel Raden returns for her fourth varsity season this fall, hoping to help the Blaze improve on its 5-9 record last year.

The Class 6A football playoff format passes the smell test. The sight test? Well, let’s just say it looks confusing. For those that don’t remember, or never heard in the first place, the Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors approved the addition of a seventh class of football for the 32 largest schools in the state at its April meeting. The board voted on a playoff format Aug. 16 and beginning with the 2012 season (not this fall), the 32 6A teams will be divided into four eight-team sections. For the fi rst round of the playoffs, sections will seed the eight teams and commence play with No. 1 hosting No. 8; No. 2 hosting No. 7; No. 3 hosting No. 6 and No. 4 hosting No. 5. H e r e’s t h e c o n f u si n g part. In the second round, the four winning teams from one section will be matched up against the four winning teams from another section. Which section plays which section will be determined by a random d raw; high seeds play low seeds. Section to section pairing will rotate every two years. A f ter two rou nds, t he eight remaining teams will advance to the state quarterfinals, where they’ll be seeded according to the current seeding format, with coaches voting on the top four seeds and a blind draw determining opponents for the remaining four teams. Quarterfi nal games will be played when the other classes play their quarterfinals games. Class 6A semifinal games will be played the Thursday prior to Thanksgiving. The Class 6A state championship game will be on Friday night of Prep Bowl weekend. “I don’t know i f going to 32 teams was the right decision,” said Mike Grant, coach of the perennial power Eden Prairie football team, “but if it is, this seems to be the fairest way to run playoffs.”

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“They don’t just hit the ball over now. T hey’re playing smarter tennis. As a person gets older, they play smarter. We will have to play smart tennis.” Newcomers to the Blaze varsity are seniors Josephine Montgomer y and Mckenna Stebbins and juniors Allison Noorgard and Sydney Zimmer. “Hopefully, (our returning players) can lead the players along, who don’t have any varsity experience,” said Stapp.

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Ninth-grader Dani Keller has played No. 1 singles for the Lakers the last two years, but Rosborough said she’ll be pushed this fall by eighth-grader Chloe Hall, who played No. 4 singles most of last year. “Chloe Hall has greatly improved,” said Rosborough. “Dani has also improved, so those two are very close.” Seventh-g rader Savanna Crowell is also expected to make an immediate impact. “She will play somewhere in the singles lineup, but I’m just not sure exactly where,” said Rosborough. “Dani, Chloe, and Savanna will probably be our top three singles players, but I’m not sure about the order.” Gengler played No. 2 singles most of last year, while Fasking played No. 1 or 2 doubles. Junior Savanna Peterson, sophomores Hannah Lund and Sarah Henderson and eighthgraders Grayce Peterson and Sydney Soeffker earned significant varsity time last playing either singles or doubles, while sophomores Nicole Henderson, Abby Broadwell and Emily Gulstad will compete for time in the top 10. “We have many options for No. 4 singles and have a lot of

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When asked to explain, he talks of having the best teams advancing to the state tournament. “For us,” he adds, “it would’ve been almost impossible to make it any harder than what we’re doing right now. Some years, our section has five teams ranked in the top 10.” With the addition of Wayzata into a section that had already included Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Edina and Hopkins, that might be the norm. What differs, however, is what happens after the first round. In the old format, matchups amongst some of the state’s

Burnsville opens the season Tuesday, Aug. 24 in a nonconference match at Chaska at 10 a.m. The Blaze’s home and conference opener is set for Thursday, Aug. 26 against Prior Lake at 9:30 a.m. The Lakers look to be one of the team’s to beat in the conference and in the section. Prior Lake, 12-5 last year, is loaded with talented youth, including 10 sophomores or younger in its top 12. Eagan is the defending section champion, beating Rosemount in the title match last year. Those are the three teams to beat in the section, while Lakeville North and Lakeville South

are strong in the conference. Burnsville plays at Rosemount Aug. 30, before returning home Sept. 1 to take on Bloomington Jefferson. The Blaze gets Eagan at home Sept. 15 and faces the two Lakeville teams in the last two regular season matches (home to Lakeville North Sept. 22 and at Lakeville South Sept. 27). Burnsville will also be the host of its own invite Sept. 17 with Holy Angels, Henry Sibley and Shakopee in the field. “We are going to have a fun season,” said Stapp. “I can’t ask for a better group of girls. They work hard. We’ll see how we end up in the end.”

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doubles combinations to try,” said Rosborough. “Caitlin may wind up playing doubles this year instead, or she may play four singles. “Sa ra h Henderson, who played two doubles last year, is also greatly improved from last year and is playing great singles,” added Rosborough. “She’s another person who could play either singles or doubles.” Whether or not the Lakers win the conference and/or section titles this fall, there’s no doubt the future of Prior Lake tennis looks very bright. However, the future is never guaranteed, which is why expectations are high this fall. The ultimate goal is to get to state. “The whole team has been working hard since our loss to Rosemount in the section semifi nals last year with the goal of going to state this year,” said Rosborough. “It will be very hard as Rosemount and Eagan will both be very strong again, but it is a goal we can accomplish if we work hard and the

girls believe in themselves. “Honestly, I think with this group of girls anything is possible,” added Rosborough. “They all work hard and have great attitudes. Most importantly, they all get along well and care about the goals of the team ahead of themselves. As long as we keep that mindset going, I think it will be a great year.”

best teams took place at the section level. Under the new format, they could be played in front of a state tournament audience. In addition to the five Lake Conference teams (Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Wayzata), Section 6 includes Minneapolis South, Robbinsdale Armstrong and Shakopee. Meanwhile, teams in Section 3 include: Prior Lake, Burnsville, Rosemount, Eastview, Lakeville North, Lakeville South, Eagan and Park of Cottage Grove. Section 4 teams are: CretinDerham Hall, Forest Lake, Mounds View, North St. Paul, Rosevi l le A rea, Sti l lwater Area, White Bear Lake Area and Woodbury.

Section 5 teams are: Anoka, Blaine, Brainerd, Centennial, Champlin Park, Coon Rapids, Maple Grove and Osseo. Of the largest schools for 2012, Eden Prairie, Wayzata, Cretin-Derham Hall and Minnetonka have combined to win nine state titles since 2000 with Eden Prairie and Wayzata each winning three times, Cretin twice and Minnetonka once. Burnsville and Stillwater were powers in the 1970s and 1980s, combining to win seven titles in the two decades. Burnsville’s last title was in 1991, while Stillwater won 1995. Coon Rapids, Rosemount won titles in the 1980s, while Anoka won twice in the 1990s, while Woodbury won once.

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Prior Lake senior cocaptain Alex Fasking was one of the Lakers’ top doubles players a year ago.


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PL pitcher commits to Florida State Dominic Reed still has one season of high school baseball left. But the right-hander from P rior Lake a l ready k nows where he’ll be pitching in college. He’ll be pitching at the Division I level, recently committing to perennial power Florida State University. Reed made a big impression this summer pitching

for Minnesota Blizzard Elite team and Baseball Scoutz of Georgia. Reed caught the eye of Division I programs in the World A m a Dominic teur Baseball Reed A s s o c i at i o n ( WA BA) National Invitational in Florida in early July. The 6-foot-1-inch, 170-pound

Reed tossed a seven inning, two-hit complete-game in the tournament and had only one ball hit to the outfield in that outing. That was all in front of the Flordia State baseball staff. Reed touched 87 mph on the radar gun on his fastball, according to www.baseballscoutz. com. Reed was one the Lakers’ top-three starters last spring, helping the team a 13-11 overall record, 8-9 in the program’s first season in the South Suburban

Conference. Reed pitched sparingly for the Lakers’ varsity in his sophomore season. The NCAA’s fi rst National Signing Day for recruits enrolling in college for the 2012-13 school year is Nov. 9.

Burnsville football slates Kickoff Bash The Burnsville football will have a Kickoff Bash to start the season Aug. 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. on the high school field.

Admission is free. There will be a dunk tank, scrimmages, along with meeting members of the varsity team. You can a lso register to become a Blaze Ball Boy for a varsity home game. For more information, go to www.burnsvillefootball.com.

Prior Lake football sets kickoff event The Prior Lake football team wil l have its kickof f event

Wednesday, Aug. 2 4 at the high school field starting at 5 p.m. with games between Prior Lake Athletics for Youth (P.L.A.Y.) fi fth-, sixth-, seventhand eighth-grade teams. The ninth-graders and sophomores will follow, while the Lakers’ 2011 varsity team will take the field at 7:30 p.m. for the annual Blue/Gold game. Prior Lake’s dance team and cheerleaders will also be performing, plus there will be food and games. Admission is free.

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Third place The Prior 15A traveling baseball team recently took third place in the MBT state tournament in Lakeville. The team members are, front row, from left: Cutler Smith, Dusty Casey, Dan Plinck, Jarek Straub, Dan Strittmater, Ryan Heither and Ryan Berg. Second row: Zack Anderson, Kody Dankers, Nick Kusler, Alex Wehrs, John Wright and coach Dan Strittmater. Third row: Tom Heither, Stu Dankers and Jeff Straub.

In-house champs The Prior Lake Athletics for Youth recently crowned its second-grade in-house baseball champions. Members of the team are, front row, from left: Kian McNerney, Tyler Schaff, Evan Engel, Ian Wheatcraft and Ben Johnson. Second row: Jeremiah Caldwell, Lance Goeschel, Dustan Green, Nicholas Nygaard, Cole Carney and Cole Halstrom. Third row: Coach Pat Caldwell and assistant coaches Pat Green, Scott Percival and Terry Schaff. Not pictured is assistant coach Jeff Goeschel.

Second place In-house winners The Blue Oranges recently won the Prior Lake Athletics for Youth in-house seventh-grade softball championship. The team members are, front row, from left: Hannah Jacobson, Morgan Stutelberg, Amanda Perez, Sally Stark and Megan Hipkins. Second row: Coach Kent Lind, Jennifer Scherer, Megan Sticha, Sophie Lind, Maija Thompson-Simon and assistant coach Steven Driscoll. Not pictured are: Kaitlyn McIntire and Hailee Beisel.

The Burnsville Inferno 14U traveling slowpitch softball team recently took second in the ASA National Tournament in Watertown SD. The team won five of eight tournaments this season. The team members are. from left: Coach Terry Boeder, Katrina Grass, Sierra Judy, Rachel Schwake, Kenzie Larson, Coach Sean Jefferson, Mckenna Dennstedt, Sarah Mirs, Journee Rogers, coach Dave Heath, Jessica Edwards, Makayla Erickson, Miranda Swenson-Heath, Miya Wawracz-Harms, Elizabeth Boeder and Jazzy Jefferson.

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The Prior Lake U14 girls premier soccer team recently won the USA International Cup and was the Premier League champions. The team was 7-1-2 on the season and 6-0 in the USA Cup. The team members are, front row, from left: Emily Peterson, Ellie Gresser, Claire Puschner, Jade Weller, Abby Soderholm, Maggie Ruelle and Taylor Elshaw. Second row: Coach Stacey Ruelle, Hailey Zweber, Megan Davis, Lindsey Harris, Mary Kaiser, Katie Ward, Jenna Stock, Darby Lofthus, Aly Penton, Kaija Ornes and coach Kari Ornes.

Second place The Black Jacks recently took second-place in the Prior Lake Athletics for Youth in-house fourth-grade baseball program, earning a state berth. The team members are, front row, from left: Gage McCarty, Tristan Menning, Wyatt Bothum and Javen Smith. Second row: Jake VanVleet, Jonathan Lisener, Cooper Lind, Jake Murray, Ben Bremer, Mason Lubansky and James Pritchett. Third row: Coaches: Eric VanVleet, Mike Murray, Greg Lubansky and Jim Pritchett.

THANK YOU! The 2011 Prior Lake Senior Lock-In Committee would like to thank the following businesses and individuals who contributed to the Prior Lake High School Class of 2011 Lock-In Party. We would also like to thank the Prior Lake/Savage School District for allowing us to host the event at the school and to all the Parent Volunteers who made this event possible. Best Wishes to the class of 2012!!

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New hunt rules Changes will protect from Chronic Wasting Disease Minnesota hunters are now able to purchase 2 011 deer licenses, while the state’s hunting regulation booklet is available online at www.mndnr.gov/ buyalicense. This year’s archery season opens Sept. 17. The general fi rearms season opens Nov. 5. The deadline for lottery permit applications is Sept. 8. “We’re looking forward to another good season,” said Lou Cornicelli, big game program coordinator for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Deer populations are at or near goals throughout much of the state.” Cornicelli said hunters will discover several new regulations for the upcoming deer season. The changes, he said, reflect the agency’s interest in regulation simplification and the protection of the state’s deer from Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Si g ni f ic a nt ch a nges for 2011: A new CWD management area, called Deer Area 602, has been established in southeastern Minnesota surrounding the area where a CWD positive deer was detected last fall. The new CWD management area will feature a 23-day fi rearm season. Submission of samples for CWD testing will be mandatory for deer harvested in this area, and there will be carcass import/export restrictions.

A new “hunter choice” deer management designation has been established that will allow hunters in certain areas to take one either-sex deer per year in one of these areas. These areas function like lottery areas, with the difference being hunters do not need to make a lottery application or possess an either sex permit to take an antlerless deer. In hunter choice areas, the license is automatically valid for an either-sex deer. Bonus permits are not allowed. If a deer is taken in one hunter choice area, a hunter cannot take another deer in another hunter choice or lottery deer area. The designation was created because the majority of deer permit areas are within their established goal ranges, and DNR managers believe one either-sex deer without a lottery would allow those areas to stay within goal without going back and forth between lottery and managed areas. Hunter choice was not created to increase antlerless harvest rates, but rather to make it simpler to take one either-sex deer in the area. Overall, 30 percent of Minnesota’s 127 deer permit areas are designated hunter choice this year. The DNR still uses the lottery in areas where antlerless deer harvest is restricted and managed and intensive harvest designations when ad-

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Hunters will discover several new regulations for the upcoming deer season. The changes will reflect regulation simplification and the protection of the state’s deer from Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). ditional antlerless deer harvest is needed. This year, 27 percent are managed and 17 percent are intensive areas. Firearm and muzzleloader lottery either-sex permits. Hunters may once again apply for either-sex or special hunt permits in both the fi rearm and muzzleloader seasons. In a change from previous years, hunters successful in the lottery can use their permit in either the fi rearm or muzzleloader season, provided they have a valid license for that season. The deadline for lottery and special hunt applications is Thursday, Sept. 8. Although a hunter can be selected for both licenses, successful applicants still can only take one deer.

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Lakeville’s Dan Fredrickson returned to Elko Speedway Aug. 13 to compete in the 18th annual Dwain Behrens Memorial, winning the 40-lap Super Late Models headliner. Fredrickson has been away from Elko much of the last three seasons competing in the American Speed Association circuit. In his return, he led from start to fi nish. Meanwhile, other feature winners included: Doug Brown of Prior Lake in Big 8s, Brent Kane of Lonsdale in Thunder Cars, Matt Ostdiek of Lakeville in Legends, Devon Schmidt of Belle Plaine in Power Stocks and Zach Schelhaas of New Prague in Mini Stocks. Racing action at Elko continues today (Saturday, Aug. 20) with six divisions of racing. For more, go to www.elkospeedway. com or call (952) 461-7223. Meanwhile, Behrens, a resident of Northfield, was a long-

time racer at Elko before losing his li fe in a snowmobiling accident. He’s a member of the Elko Hall of Fame. At the start of the Super Late Models main event, 19 starters paraded around the oval with No. 40 memorial fl ags in tribute Behrens. At the drop of the green, Fred rickson edged away from Paul Paine to take the quick lead with Steve A nderson, Jason Schneider, Matt Goede, Nick Murgic and Jon Lemke in tow. As Fredrickson began to distance himself from Paine, Anderson got a great run off turn two moving to second on lap six. Murgic began to come to life as he caught and passed Paine on lap seven, before reeling in Anderson to take over second place on lap 11. Another challenger also came into the picture near the midpoint as Goede worked around Schneider, then Paine and Anderson to third on lap 18.

However, Fredrickson had powered his way to a 12-carlength advantage and wasn’t slowing down, so nobody was going to catch him as he cruised to victory. In the Big 8’s, Rookie of the Year contender Todd Kamish battled with Darren Wolke for the early lead with Brown ducking under Mike Pederson for third just two laps in. As Kamish kept Wolke at bay, Dylan Moore joined in the hunt on lap four, working by Ryan Kamish and then Pederson to take third. Wolke pulled even with Todd Kamish for the lead on lap seven, eventually taking the point on lap 10. Wolke would continue to show the way as Brown caught and passed Todd Kamish for second on lap 21, before reeling in Wolke on lap 23. Over the f inal two laps, Brown pulled away from Wolke for the win, with Moore working to third and Travis Stanley of Prior Lake ending up fourth.

Tight points battle No separation between drivers at Raceway Park MICK ANDERSON Correspondent

Adam Royle of Lonsdale put an end to Prior Lake’s Chad Walen’s two-week winning streak in the Super Late Model division Aug. 14 at Raceway Park. With the win, Royle holds a slim one-point advantage in the season points standings with three weeks of racing to go. Royle has won seven of the last 11 Super Late Model features, while Walen’s has won four times this summer. Walen also has fi nished second three times and has been third four times. So the chase for the points crown is almost certain to go down to the final week, the Whelen All-American Series Season Championships Sept. 11. Racing action will continue Sunday, Aug. 21 starting at 6 p.m. For more, go to www. goracewaypark.com. Meanwhile, other feature winners Aug. 14 were: Doug

Schmitz in Mini Stocks, Bryan Keske in Legends, Robert Backe in Short Trackers, Brent Kane in Hobby Stocks, James Wenzel in Bandoleros, Mark Bronstad in the fi rst Figure 8s feature and Ricky Martin in the second one. In Hobby Stocks, after Kane won his heat and was heading to the pits, a ball joint broke sending him careening off the track and into the dirt barrier between the fi rst and second turn. Kane emerged unscathed and after his ace pit crew got busy fi xing things he returned for the feature and sailed on to victory from his outside front row star ting position. The feature win was the 50th of his illustrious racing career. In Figure 8s, Bronstad continued his hot streak. Going back to July 31, he has fi nished first or second a combined nine times in either Friday non-points events or in Sunday NASCAR races.

Martin, the 2009 and 2010 Figure 8 track champion, leads the point standings with 1,323, which is 40 better than Bronstad. In Mini Stocks, Rylee Michaelson seemed destined to get her fi rst feature win of the year and she might have done it if the race had gone green all the way. She led from the pole for 14 laps until a yellow fl ag bunched the field. On the restart, Schmitz got around her and went on to score his fourth feature win of the year. Rylee fi nished fi fth just behind Schmitz, Jason Heitz, Jack Purcell and Todd Tacheny. In Short Trackers, a fter Backes’ new motor blew up at practice on Aug. 11, it looked like his chances to race on Aug. 14 ranged from slim to grim. But Backes defied that fate by hastening home and after working around the clock returned to Raceway Park to win the 15-lap feature, his first of the season.


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publicnotices DOCUMENT 0500 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID City of Savage, Minnesota NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the City Council of the City of Savage, Scott County, Minnesota, at the office of the City Clerk, Savage City Hall, 6000 McColl Drive, Savage, Minnesota 55378 until 11:00 a.m. on the 30th day August 2011 and will be publicly opened at said time and place by two or more designated officers or agents of the City of Savage. The responsibility of the bidders will be considered along with the bids by the City Council at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as scheduled on September 6, 2011 in the Council Chambers of the City Hall. Said proposals to be for furnishing of all labor and materials for the construction, complete in place, in accordance with plans and specifications for the following: City Project No. 11-11 Trace Water 2nd Addition Street and Utility Improvements Major Items Contract Items Qty Unit Bituminous Wear Course 415 TN Bituminous Base Course 475 TN RCP Storm Sewer 766 LF 8” DIP Watermain Class 52 1,755 LF 8” PVC SDR 35 Sanitary Sewer 1,102 LF 4” PVC Forcemain 660 LF Concrete Curb & Gutter 2,290 LF Salt Tolerant Sod w/6” Topsoil 760 SY Plans and specifications, proposal forms and contract documents may be seen at the office of the City Clerk, Savage, Minnesota and at the office of the City Engineer, 6000 McColl Drive, Savage, Minnesota 55378. No bids will be considered unless sealed and accompanied by a bidder's bond naming the City of Savage as obligee, certified check payable to the City Clerk of the City of Savage or a cash deposit equal to at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, which shall be returned or forfeited as set forth in the Information for Bidders. The Council reserves the right to retain the deposits of the three lowest bidders for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days after the date and time set for the opening of bids. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date and time set for the opening of bids. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.cityofsavage.com or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $20.00 by inputting Quest project #1698041 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or infor@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available at the City of Savage for a nonrefundable price of $35.00 per set. Note: The City of Savage has adopted a standard document to be used for utility and street construction within the City. Each contractor bidding on this project is required to purchase a copy of this standard document entitled, "Standard Specifications and Detail Plates”, City of Savage, Minnesota May 2008. This standard document includes the contract documents, technical specifications and details, which are the basis for each project and referenced as such in the Special Provisions. A copy can be obtained from the Savage Engineering Department for the sum of fifty dollars ($50) per copy. The Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive irregularities and informalities therein and further reserves the right to award the contract in the best interests of the City. By order of the Savage City Council, this 1st day of August, 2011. Publish 2 times

/s/ John M. Powell John M. Powell, Public Works Director & City Engineer

(Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, August 6, 13, 20, 2011; No. 2868) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: January 13, 2009 O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $215,913.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Dennis J. Pauly and Misty M. Pauly, husband and wife MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. DATE AND PLACE OF REGISTERING: Registered: February 02, 2009 Scott County Registrar of Titles Document Number: T 194058 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: And assigned to: Flagstar Bank, FSB Dated: June 17, 2011 Transaction Agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. Transaction Agent Mortg a g e I d e n t i f i c at i o n N u m b e r: 100756000012080929 Lender or Broker: Nations Lending Corp. Residential Mortgage Servicer: Flagstar Bank, FSB Mortgage Originator: Not Applicable CERTIFICATE OF TITLE NUMBER: 36879 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott Property Address: 1190 Monroe St S, Shakopee, MN 55379-2067 Tax Parcel ID Number: 270240560 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 11, Block 5, Jackson View Addition to Shakopee, Scott County, Minnesota, according to the plat thereof on file and of record in the office of the Register of Deeds in and for said county and state. AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $223,373.31 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; that this is registered property; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above-described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: August 30, 2011 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorney fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. If the Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or the property is not redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23, the Mortgagor must vacate the property on or before 11:59 p.m. on February 29, 2012, or the next business day if February 29, 2012 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. Mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation: NONE THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. 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. DATED: July 16, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: Flagstar Bank, FSB Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgagee Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 021039F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, July 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 13, 20, 2011; No. 2845) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: December 09, 2003 O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $190,000.00 M O RT G AG O R ( S ) : S t ew a r t Ward and Jeanne Ward, husband and wife MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded: January 09, 2004 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A641206 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: And assigned to: Bank of New York, as Trustee for the Certificate Holders of CWABS 2004-02 Dated: May 08, 2006 Recorded: June 02, 2006 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A 740780 Transaction Agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. Transaction Agent Mortg a g e I d e n t i f i c at i o n N u m b e r: 100267400002524591 Lender or Broker: American Equity Mortgage, Inc. Residential Mortgage Servicer: BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. Mortgage Originator: Not Applicable COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott Property Address: 7374 Windsor Dr N, Shakopee, MN 55379-8059 Tax Parcel ID Number: 27271007-0 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 3, Block 2, Southbridge 3rd Addition, Scott County, Minnesota. AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $281,951.30 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above-described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: September 06, 2011 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorney fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. If the Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or the property is not redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23, the Mortgagor must vacate the property on or be-

fore 11:59 p.m. on March 06, 2012, or the next business day if March 06, 2012 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. Mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation: NONE THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. 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. DATED: July 23, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: The Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a The Bank of New York, as Trustee for the benefit of the Certificateholders of the CWABS, Inc., Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2004-2 Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgagee Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 021020F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, July 23, 30 and August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2011; No. 2854) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: February 20, 2006 O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $222,000.00 MORTGAGOR(S): T homas Johnson, a single man and Sherry M. Odenthal, a single woman MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded: March 03, 2006 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A731489 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: And assigned to: BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P., FKA Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P. Dated: June 22, 2011 Transaction Agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. Transaction Agent Mortg a g e I d e n t i f i c at i o n N u m b e r: 100133700012463264 Lender or Broker: Countrywide Bank, N.A. Residential Mortgage Servicer: BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. Mortgage Originator: Not Applicable COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott Property Address: 803 3rd St NE, New Prague, MN 56071-2119 Tax Parcel ID Number: 24014002-0 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 2, Block 1, Busch Subdivision No. 1, City of New Prague, Scott County, Minnesota. AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $267,907.49 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or other-

wise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above-described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: September 06, 2011 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorney fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. If the Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or the property is not redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23, the Mortgagor must vacate the property on or before 11:59 p.m. on March 06, 2012, or the next business day if March 06, 2012 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. Mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation: NONE THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. 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. DATED: July 23, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P., FKA Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P. Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgagee Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 017804F02 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, July 23, 30 and August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2011; No. 2855) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: July 01, 2004 O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $211,950.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Michael J. Lebens, an unmarried man MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded: August 09, 2004 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A667238 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: And assigned to: The Bank Of New York Mellon FKA The Bank Of New York, as Trustee For The Certificateholders Of The CWABS, Inc., Asset-backed Certificates, Series 2004-7 Dated: May 18, 2011 Recorded: June 21, 2011 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A882482 Transaction Agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. Transaction Agent Mortgage Identification Number: 10001570003860030-6 Lender or Broker: America’s Wholesale Lender Residential Mortgage Servicer: BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. Mortgage Originator: Not Applicable COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott Property Address: 1258 Sage Ln, Shakopee, MN 55379-3440 Tax Parcel ID Number: 27169018-0 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 5, Block 2, The Meadows 7th Addition, Scott County, Minnesota AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $243,266.85 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above-described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: September 13, 2011 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorney fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. If the Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or the property is not redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23, the Mortgagor must vacate the property on or before 11:59 p.m. on March 13, 2012, or the next business day if March 13, 2012 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. Mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation: NONE THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR

WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. 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. DATED: July 30, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: The Bank Of New York Mellon FKA The Bank Of New York, as Trustee For The Certificateholders Of The CWABS, Inc., Asset-backed Certificates, Series 2004-7 Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgagee Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 021570F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, July 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27 and September 3, 2011; No. 2858) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: February 23, 2007 O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $875,000.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Rodney M. Westrum and DeeAnn J. Westrum, husband and wife MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded: March 23, 2007 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A768189 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: And assigned to: Bank of America, N.A., as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. Dated: July 06, 2011 Transaction Agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. Transaction Agent Mortgage Identification Number: 10041841489525420-6 Lender or Broker: Tradition Mortgage Residential Mortgage Servicer: Bank of America, N.A. - Plano, TX Mortgage Originator: Not Applicable COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott Property Address: 21166 Wellington Pl, Lakeville, MN 550443500 Tax Parcel ID Number: 04087005-0 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 4, Block 2, South Passage, according to the recorded plat thereof, Scott County, Minnesota AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $914,203.26 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above-described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: September 13, 2011 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorney fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. If the Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or the property is not redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23, the Mortgagor must vacate the property on or before 11:59 p.m. on March 13, 2012, or the next business day if March 13, 2012 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. Mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation: NONE THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. 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. DATED: July 30, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: Bank of America, N.A., as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgagee Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 020349F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, July 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27 and September 3, 2011; No. 2860) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: March 31, 2005 O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $145,200.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Susan Q. Carlson, a married woman MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded: May 13, 2005 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A697945 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: And assigned to: Aurora Loan Services LLC Dated: June 16, 2011 Transaction Agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. Transaction Agent Mortg a g e I d e n t i f i c at i o n N u m b e r: 100025440002282553 Lender or Broker: Lehman Brothers Bank, FSB Residential Mortgage Servicer: Aurora Loan Services, LLC Mortgage Originator: Not Applicable COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott Property Address: 4570 Colorado St SE, Prior Lake, MN 55372-2416 Tax Parcel ID Number: 25001122-0 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 1 and the East 30.0 feet of Lot 2, Block 16, Prior Lake, Scott County, Minnesota. AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $129,825.85 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above-described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: September 13, 2011 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorney fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. If the Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or the property is not redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23, the Mortgagor must vacate the property on or before 11:59 p.m. on March 13, 2012, or the next business day if March 13, 2012 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. Mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation: NONE THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. 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. DATED: July 30, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: Aurora Loan Services LLC Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgagee Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 009182F02 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, July 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27 and September 3, 2011; No. 2861) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: March 16, 2005 O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $128,000.00 MORTGAGOR(S): David D. Damme, a single person MORTGAGEE: First Franklin A Division of Nat. City Bank of IN DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded: April 04, 2005 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A 693287 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: And assigned to: First Franklin Financial Corporation Dated: May 31, 2005 Recorded: June 10, 2005 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A 701157 And assigned to: National City Bank of Pennsylvania Dated: June 02, 2005 Transaction Agent: Not Applicable Transaction Agent Mortgage Identification Number: Not Applicable Lender or Broker: First Franklin A Division of Nat. City Bank of IN Residential Mortgage Servicer: Select Portfolio Servicing Mortgage Originator: Not Applicable COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott Property Address: 13746 Inglewood Ave South, Savage, MN 553782078 Tax Parcel ID Number: 26131020-0 (Lot 20) 26-131025-0 (Lot 25)

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publicnotices LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lots 20 and 25, Block 1, Canterbury Townhomes, Scott County, Minnesota. AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $126,485.51 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above-described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: September 13, 2011 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorney fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. If the Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or the property is not redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23, the Mortgagor must vacate the property on or before 11:59 p.m. on March 13, 2012, or the next business day if March 13, 2012 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. Mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation: NONE THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. 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. DATED: July 30, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: PNC Bank, National Association successor by merger to National City Bank successor by merger to National City Bank of Pennsylvania Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgagee Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 020876F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, July 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27 and September 3, 2011; No. 2862) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: December 23, 2004 O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $156,663.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Ryan M. Bartlett, a single man MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded: January 20, 2005 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A 686259 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: And assigned to: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS, INC., ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-15 Dated: May 07, 2011 Recorded: May 11, 2011 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A880123 Transaction Agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. Transaction Agent Mortgage Identification Number: 10001570004601265-0 Lender or Broker: America’s Wholesale Lender Residential Mortgage Servicer: Bank of America, N.A. - Plano, TX Mortgage Originator: Not Applicable COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott Property Address: 4939 Bluff Heights Trl SE, Prior Lake, MN 55372-3060 Tax Parcel ID Number: 25.402081.0 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 15, Block 3, Timber Crest Park, CIC No. 1118, Scott County, Minnesota. AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $151,303.88 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above-described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: September 20, 2011 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorney fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. If the Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or the property is not redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23, the Mortgagor must vacate the property on or be-

fore 11:59 p.m. on March 20, 2012, or the next business day if March 20, 2012 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. Mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation: NONE THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. 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. DATED: August 06, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-15 Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgagee Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 021569F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, August 6, 13, 20, 27 and September 3, 10, 2011; No. 2865) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: November 12, 2008 O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $315,750.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Mathew Blanch, a married man MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded: December 08, 2008 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A 813583 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: And assigned to: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC Dated: January 28, 2011 Transaction Agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. Transaction Agent Mortgage Identification Number: 10001799518110136-1 Lender or Broker: Provident Funding Associates, L.P. Residential Mortgage Servicer: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC Mortgage Originator: Not Applicable COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott Property Address: 17101 Stonebriar Cir SW, Prior Lake, MN 553721992 Tax Parcel ID Number: 25465032-0 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 6, Block 5, of Stonebriar, according to the recorded plat thereof, Scott County, Minnesota. AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $325,174.15 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above-described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: June 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorney fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. If the Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or the property is not redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23, the Mortgagor must vacate the property on or before 11:59 p.m. on December 14, 2011, or the next business day if December 14, 2011 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. Mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation: NONE THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. 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. DATED: April 30, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC Wilford & Geske, P.A. Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgagee Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105

Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 018871F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4, 2011; No. 2761) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE The above referenced sale scheduled for June 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM has been postponed to July 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM in the Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota in said County and State. DATED: June 07, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee Of Mortgagee: Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 018871F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, June 18, 2011; No. 2816) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE The above referenced sale scheduled for July 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM has been postponed to August 16, 2011 at 10:00 AM in the Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota in said County and State. DATED: July 11, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee Of Mortgagee: Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 018871F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, July 16, 2011; No. 2848) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE The above referenced sale scheduled for August 16, 2011 at 10:00 AM has been postponed to October 18, 2011 at 10:00 AM in the Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota in said County and State. DATED: August 08, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee Of Mortgagee: Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 018871F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, August 20, 2011; No. 2877) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: April 14, 2003 O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $126,000.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Gene L. Fritz and Jo E. Fritz, husband and wife MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded: August 05, 2003 Scott County Recorder Document Number: A617250 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: And assigned to: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC Dated: February 07, 2011 Transaction Agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. Transaction Agent Mortgage Identification Number: 100037506852786814 Lender or Broker: GMAC Mortgage Corporation Residential Mortgage Servicer: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC Mortgage Originator: Not Applicable COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott Property Address: 5889 Shannon Trl SE, Prior Lake, MN 55372-1963 Tax Parcel ID Number: 25179024-0 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 12, Block 2, Prior Hill, according to the plat thereof on file and of record in the Office of the County Recorder, in and for Scott County, Minnesota AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE: $80,132.41 THAT all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above-described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: June 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorney fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within twelve (12) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. If the Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or the property is not redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23, the Mortgagor must vacate the property on or before 11:59 p.m. on June 14, 2012, or the next business day if June 14, 2012 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. Mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation: NONE THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORT-

continued from previous page GAGOR, 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. DATED: April 30, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC Wilford & Geske, P.A. Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgagee Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 019148F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4, 2011; No. 2763) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE The above referenced sale scheduled for June 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM has been postponed to July 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM in the Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota in said County and State. DATED: June 09, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee Of Mortgagee: Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 019148F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, June 18, 2011; No. 2818) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE The above referenced sale scheduled for July 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM has been postponed to August 16, 2011 at 10:00 AM in the Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota in said County and State. DATED: June 24, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee Of Mortgagee: Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 019148F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, July 16, 2011; No. 2844) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE The above referenced sale scheduled for August 16, 2011 at 10:00 AM has been postponed to October 18, 2011 at 10:00 AM in the Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 South Fuller St., Shakopee, Minnesota in said County and State. DATED: August 08, 2011 ASSIGNEE OF MORTGAGEE: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC Wilford, Geske & Cook P.A. Attorneys for Assignee Of Mortgagee: Lawrence A. Wilford James A. Geske 8425 Seasons Parkway, Suite 105 Woodbury, MN 55125-4393 (651) 209-3300 File Number: 019148F01 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, August 20, 2011; No. 2878) ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS TRUNK HIGHWAY 13 IMPROVEMENTS PHASE 2 FOR THE CITY OF SAVAGE SCOTT COUNTY, MINNESOTA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the City Council of the City of Savage at the office of the City Clerk, Savage City Hall, 6000 McColl Drive, Savage, Minnesota 55378 until 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at the Savage City Hall and will be publicly opened and read at said time and place by two or more designated representatives of the City of Savage. The responsibility of the bidders will be considered along with the bids by the City Council at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as scheduled on September 19, 2011 in the Council Chambers of the City Hall. Said proposals for the furnishing of all labor and materials for the construction, complete inplace, of the following approximate quantities: City Project No. 07-23 TH 13 Improvements Phase 2 Major Items: 75,000 CUYD Common/Subgrade/Pond Excavation 2,600 CU YD Rock Excavation 25,300 CU YD Select Granular Borrow (CV) 11,100 CU YD Aggregate Base CL V (CV) 17,000 TON Type SP 12.5 Wear/Non Wear Course Mixture 5,900 LIN FT 12” – 54” RC Pipe Sewer Design 3006 180 LIN FT 6” – 16” Watermain CL 52 400 LIN FT Drainage Structure 56,700 SQ FT 4” Concrete Walk 18,300 LIN FT Concrete Curb and Gutter 370 LIN FT W i r e F e n c e Design 60-9322 540 SQ FT Sign Panels Type C 2 SYSTEM Traffic Control Signal System 11.2 ACRE Seeding 4,800 SQ YD Sod Type Salt Resistant 4,400 LIN FT PavementMarking – Poly Preform 26,500 LIN FT PavementMarking - Epoxy Plans and specifications, proposal forms and contract documents may be seen at the office of the City Clerk, Savage, Minnesota and at the office of the City Engineer, 6000 McColl Drive, Savage, Minnesota 55378. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.cityofsavage.com or www. questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $50.00

by inputting Quest project # 1697630 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or infor@questcdn. com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available at the City of Savage for a nonrefundable price of $200.00 per set. No bids will be considered unless sealed and accompanied by a bidder’s bond naming the City of Savage as obligee, certified check payable to the City Clerk of the City of Savage or a cash deposit equal to at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, which shall be returned or forfeited as set forth in the Information for Bidders. The Council reserves the right to retain the deposits of the three lowest bidders for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days after the date and time set for the opening of bids. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date and time set for the opening of bids. Minimum wage rates to be paid by the Contractors have been predetermined and are subject to the Work Hours Act of 1962, P.L. 87-581 and implementing regulations. READ CAREFULLY THE WAGE SCALES AND DIVISION A OF THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS THEY AFFECT THIS/THESE PROJECT/ PROJECTS The Minnesota Department of Transportation hereby notifies all bidders: in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Act), as amended and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Subtitle A Part 21, Non-discrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation, it will affirmatively assure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded maximum opportunity to participate and/or to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin in consideration for an award; in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and Title 23, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 230 Subpart A-Equal Employment Opportunity on Federal and Federal-Aid Construction Contracts (including supportive services), it will affirmatively assure increased participation of minority groups and disadvantaged persons and women in all phases of the highway construction industry, and that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be provided to all persons without regard to their race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin; in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.08 Unfair discriminatory Practices, it will affirmatively assure that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be offered to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age; in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.36 Certificates of Compliance for Public Contracts, and 363A.37 Rules for Certificates of Compliance, it will assure that appropriate parties to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement possess valid Certificates of Compliance. If you are not a current holder of a compliance certificate issued by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and intend to bid on any job in this advertisement you must contact the Department of Human Rights immediately for assistance in obtaining a certificate. The following notice from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights applies to all contractors: “It is hereby agreed between the parties that Minnesota Statute, section 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 are incorporated into any contract between these parties based on this specification or any modification of it. A copy of Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 is available upon request from the contracting agency.” “It is hereby agreed between the parties that this agency will require affirmative action requirements be met by contractors in relation to Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules 5000.3600. Failure by a contractor to implement an affirmative action plan or make a good faith effort shall result in revocation of its certificate or revocation of the contract (Minnesota Statute 363A.36, Subd. 2 and 3).” A minimum goal of 7.8% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. The Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive irregularities and informalities therein and further reserves the right to award the contract in the best interests of the City. By order of the Savage City Council, this 1st day of August, 2011. /s/ John M. Powell John M. Powell, Public Works Director & City Engineer (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, August 6, 13, 20, 2011; No. 2869) DOCUMENT 0500 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID City of Savage, Minnesota NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the City Council of the City of Savage, Scott County, Minnesota, at the office of the City Clerk, Savage City Hall, 6000 McColl Drive, Savage, Minnesota 55378 until 10:00 a.m. on the 31st day August 2011 and will be publicly opened at said time and place by two or more designated officers or agents of the City of Savage. The responsibility of the bidders will be considered along with the bids by the City Council at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as scheduled on September 6, 2011 in

the Council Chambers of the City Hall. Said proposals to be for furnishing of all labor and materials for the construction, complete in place, in accordance with plans and specifications for the following: City Project No. 10-07 Lynn Avenue Trail Major Items Contract Items Qty Unit Bituminous Wear Course 140 TN Aggregate Base Class 5 430 TN RCP Storm Sewer 18”- 24” 249 LF Traffic Barrier – Cable 620 LF Silt Fence, Machine Sliced 2,000 LF Plans and specifications, proposal forms and contract documents may be seen at the office of the City Clerk, Savage, Minnesota and at the office of the City Engineer, 6000 McColl Drive, Savage, Minnesota 55378. No bids will be considered unless sealed and accompanied by a bidder’s bond naming the City of Savage as obligee, certified check payable to the City Clerk of the City of Savage or a cash deposit equal to at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, which shall be returned or forfeited as set forth in the Information for Bidders. The Council reserves the right to retain the deposits of the three lowest bidders for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days after the date and time set for the opening of bids. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date and time set for the opening of bids. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.cityofsavage.com or www. questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $20.00 by inputting Quest project #1708902 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or infor@questcdn. com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available at the City of Savage for a nonrefundable price of $35.00 per set. Note: The City of Savage has adopted a standard document to be used for utility and street construction within the City. Each contractor bidding on this project is required to purchase a copy of this standard document entitled, “Standard Specifications and Detail Plates”, City of Savage, Minnesota May 2008. This standard document includes the contract documents, technical specifications and details, which are the basis for each project and referenced as such in the Special Provisions. A copy can be obtained from the Savage Engineering Department for the sum of fifty dollars ($50) per copy. The Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive irregularities and informalities therein and further reserves the right to award the contract in the best interests of the City. By order of the Savage City Council, this 18th day of July, 2011. s/ John M. Powell John M. Powell, Public Works Director & City Engineer (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, August 13 and 20, 2011; No. 2875) City of Savage Notice of Hearing Planned Unit Development Amendment Application Trout Run Preserve 6th Addition NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the City of Savage, Scott County, Minnesota, will meet in the Council Chambers of the Savage City Hall, 6000 McColl Drive, Savage, Minnesota, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, on Thursday, September 8, 2011 to consider the request of Ron Clark Construction, Edina, Minnesota, for an amendment to Planned Mixed Use Development/ PMD-11/Trout Run Preserve and the final plat of Trout Run Preserve 6th Addition, which is the replat of property described as follows: Lots 13-34, Block 1, Trout Run Preserve, Scott County, Minnesota. The proposed amendment and replat would result in the modification of existing platted lots intended for 22 townhome units, converting to a total of 17 single family residential lots with minimum lot width of 65 feet. All interested persons are hereby notified to be present at said time and place, and they will be heard. More information can be obtained by contacting Bryan Tucker at 952-882-2692 or btucker@ci.savage. mn.us /s/ Bryan Tucker Bryan Tucker, Planning Manager (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, August 20, 2011; No. 2876) INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 719 4540 Tower Street SE Prior Lake, Minnesota 55372 Regular School Board Meeting Minutes of the Board of Education The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District 719 was called to order by Board Chair Pratt, in the board room at the District Services Center on July 11, 2011 at 7:03 p.m. Board Members Present: Anderson, Pratt, Ruelle, Shimek, Wolf Directors Absent: Clerk/Treasurer Murray, Director Sorensen Administration Present: Superintendent Gruver, Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment Holmberg, Director of Business Affairs Cink, Director of Human Resources Mons In the absence of the board clerk/treasurer, Chair Pratt appointed Tom Anderson to serve as acting clerk/treasurer pro tem. A motion was made by Tom Anderson, seconded by Stacey Ruelle, to approve the agenda. Motion carried: 5 – 0 A motion was made by Stacey Ruelle, seconded by Lee Shimek, to approve the consent agenda as follows:

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Savage Medical Building celebrates grand opening The Savage Medical Building celebrated its opening with a V IP Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Community Grand Opening. To start the day, Savage Mayor Janet Williams and St. Francis Regional Medical Center President Mike Baumgartner welcomed more than 100 community members, facility representatives and staff during a ceremonial ribbon cutting. More than 1,300 area residents came to see the facility fi rst-hand, meet its doctors and staff, sign up for prizes, tour the building, enjoy kids games and face painting and greet Snoopy from Valleyfair. Free screenings were available, including blood pressure checks, orthopedic, joint and muscle screenings, bone density heel screening, balance screening and body composition screening. The Savage Medical Building is located on the corner of country roads 42 and 27 next to Cal’s Market & Garden Center. Patients have access to primary and specialty care, rehabilitative care for adults and children, sports medicine, orthopedic services and diagnostics.

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Savage Medical Building ceremonial ribbon cutting (left to right) Jeff Alger, marketing coordinator of Twin Cities Orthopedics; Timothy Miller, MD, district medical director of Quello Clinic; Mayor Janet Williams; Mike Baumgartner, president of St. Francis Regional Medical Center; Mark Davis, president of Davis Real Estate Services; Pat Giordana, vice president of BDH and Young Space Design; and Tim McKee, president of Timco Construction Management.

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Andrea (Stevens) and Marcus Traetow were married Aug. 6 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minn., by Fr. Daniel Haugan. The bride is the daughter of Scott and Mary Jo Stevens of Burnsville and the groom is the son of Kevin and Julie Traetow of Prior Lake. The maid of honor was Kayla Stevens of Burnsville. BridesAndrea and Marcus Traetow maids were Molly Jaeger of Burnsville, Brooke Traetow of Prior Lake, Melanie Mauren of Lonsdale, Minn., Callie Malvik of Burnsville and Caitlin Winey of Jonesboro, Ark. Cousins Jen Ertz and Missy Gilberston were the personal attendants. The best man was Camden Traetow of Prior Lake. Groomsmen were Chad Eul of Apple Valley, Ben Lardy of Savage, Jake Stevens of Burnsville, Barry Koppen of Spicer, Minn. and Tony Anderson of Burnsville. Isla Murphy was the flower girl and Alex Krumwiede and Carson Ertz were the ring bearers. The bride is a graduate of Burnsville High School and Gustavus Adolphus College. She is a sixth-grade teacher and interventionist at Gideon Pond Elementary School. The groom is also a graduate of Burnsville High School and Gustavus Adolphus College. He is a reinsurance broker for AON Benfield. The couple resides in Lakeville. The Savage Pacer welcomes announcements about weddings and there is no charge to run this information. Items can be sent through e-mail to editor@savagepacer.com, by fax to (952) 447-6671, via U.S. mail at P.O. Box 376, Savage, MN 55378, dropped off at the newspaper office at 14093 Commerce Ave., S.E., Prior Lake or a form can be filled out on-line at www.savagepacer.com,. For more information, call (952) 440-1234.

Cassie Burr of Savage and Steve Kunkel of Delano announce their engagement. T he bride -to -be is t he daughter of Patrice Peterson and Rich Burr of Savage. She is a 2006 graduate of Burnsville High school, and is currently finishing up her deg ree in Human Resource management. She is employed full time with Cassie Burr and Steve Kunkel Walser Automotive. The prospective groom is the son of Kathy and Peter Kunkel of Delano. He is a 2004 graduate of Delano High School and Dunwoody College of Technology in 2005. Steve is currently employed with Westside Volkswagen as an automotive technician. An Oct. 8, 2011, wedding is planned at the Church of St. Joseph in Hopkins. The Savage Pacer welcomes announcements about engagements and there is no charge to run this information. Items can be sent through e-mail to editor@savagepacer.com; by fax to (952) 447-6671; via U.S. mail at P.O. Box 376, Savage, MN 55378; dropped off at the newspaper offi ce at 14093 Commerce Ave. N.E., Prior Lake; or a form can be filled out on-line at www. savagepacer.com. For more information, call (952) 345-6370.

publicnotices continued from previous page (on file at the district office) Motion carried: 5 – 0 A motion was made by Lee Shimek, seconded by Tom Anderson, to approve the following candidates for employment, as presented: (on file at the district office) Motion carried: 5 – 0 A motion was made by Rich Wolf, seconded by Stacey Ruelle, to approve the following district retirement: • Jerry Will - Head Custodian - EW (effective July 31, 2011) (26 1/2 year of service to the district) Motion carried: 5 – 0 A motion was made by Tom Anderson, seconded by Rich Wolf, to approve John Dahl as the hiring committee recommendation for assistant principal at Twin Oaks Middle School. Motion carried: 5 – 0 A motion was made by Lee Shimek, seconded by Stacey Ruelle, to approve the following leaves of absence, as presented: • Annette Peterson - Math & Reading Intervention - GW (personal leave for 2011-12 school year) Motion carried: 5 – 0 A motion was made by Rich Wolf, seconded by Stacey Ruelle, to approve the participation, as presented. Motion carried: 5 - 0 A motion was made by Tom Anderson, seconded by Stacey Ruelle, to approve the following fee schedule, as presented: (on file at the district office) Motion carried: 5 - 0 Chair Volunteers Tracy Peterson & Peter Schmidt, representing the Friends of Wolfridge, updated the board on their mission and goals for the program present and future. This is a report only. No board action was requested. Director of Community Education Services Weyrauch presented an ABE/ELL & GED prog ram overview and potentially offering local service options. Further details, including the budget, will be presented at the August 22, 2011 board meeting. A motion was made by Stacey Ruelle, seconded by Rich Wolf, to approve the updated by-laws, as presented. Motion carried: 5 – 0 A motion was made by Rich Wolf, seconded by Lee Shimek, to approve the 2010-11 goal attainment and the end of year evaluation, as presented. Motion carried: 5 – 0 A motion was made by Lee Shimek, seconded by Tom Anderson, to approve the following policy, as presented: • 620: Credit for Learning (610: Field Trips was tabled pending further review at the June 27, 2011 board meeting) Motion carried: 5 - 0 A motion was made by Tom Anderson, seconded by Lee Shimek, to adjourn. Motion carried: 5 - 0 Meeting adjourned at 8:28 p.m. Tom Anderson, Acting Clerk/ Treasurer Independent School District 719 4540 Tower Street SE Prior Lake, MN 55372 (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, August 20, 2011; No. 2881)

ORDINANCE NO. 686 ORDINANCE TO AMEND SAVAGE ZONING ORDINANCE HAMPTON CENTER PCD-8 WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 292 was adopted on December 14, 1989 and was the rezone of Hampton Center from R-Rural District and R-1 Low Density Residential District to Planned Commercial District (PCD-8) and included the adoption of the Hampton Center Design Framework Manual; and WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 520 was adopted on September 5, 2000 which amended Ordinance No. 292 by establishing new allowed land uses and applying conditions for extending the private street, closing the median in Vernon Avenue and creating lighting standards; and NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Savage, Scott County, Minnesota, as follows: Section 1. That the Savage Zoning Ordinance and Ordinance No. 292 and 520 are hereby amended whereby new standards shall apply to the following legally described property: Lot 3, Block 1, Hampton Center, except the South 60 feet thereof, Scott County, Minnesota. And That part of the Lot 2, Block 1, Hampton Center, Scott County, Minnesota lying southwesterly of the following described line: Commencing at the Southwest corner of said Lot 2; thence North 88 degrees 58 minutes 51 seconds East, along the south line of said Lot 2, a distance of 130.02 feet to the beginning of the line to be described; thence North 25 degrees, 15 minutes 01 second West, a distance of 310.70 feet more or less to the west line of said Lot 2 and there terminating. And except the south 60 feet thereof. Section 2. That the 150-foot setback from the centerline of County Road 42 as required in Section 152.073 (B) shall be reduced to 140 feet. Section 3. That the 30-foot setback from interior streets as required 152.430 (C) (1)(a) shall be reduced to 20 feet. Section 4. That this ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and publication. (Published in the Savage Pacer on Saturday, August 20, 2011; No. 2882)

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Lost: 8/15/11 Orange tabby cat named Wilbur! Contact Marc if found 320-241-1934 Slight hole in ear as a marking

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LIGHT INDUSTRIAL Drive-In's & Docks Available Immediately Intersections of 41/ 169. 952-484-9675

Child Care Becky's Daycare: 3 openings, Shakopee. Food program, licensed. 10 years experience. 952-445-2908

Shop/ warehouse space Jordan, 3,450 s.f. $5.00/ s.f. 952-492-6960

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Harbor Church has FT openings for 33 mths & up. Growing in Gods love. 952-447-6191

Female to share townhome, Savage. $750. includes utilities. nonsmoking. 952-454-4473

Immediate school age openings, Jeffers Pond. Cindy, 952-233-7220

Share nice 2BR, 2BA apartment. Pool. $500+ utilities. Chaska. 952448-7747

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Boutique Apt. Bldg 2 BR Fireplace, Elevator, Heat paid, Heated parking included. Cats Welcome. Available 9/1. 952-914-0357 2 BR 4-plex. Newly remodeled, quiet neighborhood $790 includes heat, many extras. Aug or Sept. 612-823-3909 2/ 3 BR townhomes, garage included, $795 & $950. 952-448-6549 Brickyard has Studio & 1+ BR's available: W/D, Heat paid, Garage, & much more! Please call Pam 952-556-0160 952-368-3308

2BR, 1BA. 1 mile from EP Center. No pets. Washer, dryer. Plus utilities. Lots of storage. Avail 9/1/11 $1,100/mon 612-386-5881

Jordan Rentals 1 & 2 BR apartments, (heat, hot/cold water, garbage included) $575$675, no pets. 612-5996245 3 BR home. Detached garage, fenced-in yard, CA. $1,100 includes water/ sewer/ garbage. 952-212-6277

809 Bradbury Cir 2 BR, 2-1/2 BA, loft, 2 story, basement. All appliances, W/D. Available 8/1. $1,040/ month. Call Jim 612-414-3496

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New Prague Rentals 2BR, 2BA, Townhome style living. All units private entrance, pets welcome. $725 pr/mo. 651775-8936 3BR, 1.5BA., double garage. DR, LR, No pets, all appliances. Near park. $1400. 612759-2055

Prior Lake Rentals 1 BR. Large apartment in secured N/S 4-plex. $685. 763-478-8715 2 Bedroom Home. Single car garage. Dogs o.k. $1200/month. Available Sept 1st 612-6180644 3 BR duplex, patio, garage, $995. Pets okay. 952-237-0221

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Savage Rentals 1 BR $635, 1 month Free. Pets ok. 952356-0611

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1 BR APARTMENT Section 8 project Low income rent to qualifying persons. Age 62 or older. 30% of income Smoke-free units available

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Hillview Motel Micro/ Refrig. Weekly $175 & Up. Daily, $35 & Up. 952-445-7111

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Sandalwood Studiosfull kitchenettes, nightly/ weekly/ monthly rates available. 952-277-0100

REAL ESTATE Lots/Acreage 70 tillable acres. Owner/ Agent, 612-756-1899 Farmland for Sale & Wanted. Randy Kubes, Realtor... 612-599-7440

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EMPLOYMENT Prep Cook, PT/FT, all duties. Weekends required. Excellent attendance, communication & basic math skills. Background check required. We offer 401k plan and discount meals. 105 W. 2nd St., Chaska. Apply within. No phone calls.

Full-Time ASSOCIATE TRAINEE Real Estate Career Excellent Potential Fast Growth

Coldwell Banker Burnet Eden Prairie Irene: 952-949-4759 Rolland: 952-949-4724 EOE

PRIOR LAKE OPENING SOON NOW HIRING!! *DRIVERS *CUSTOMER SERVCE *COOKS *SHIFT MANAGERS Apply now start working right away!!

DRIASI in Chanhassen, MN is currently hiring Claims Examiners. Candidates must be familiar with Life and Health Insurance concepts and must also have at least 3 years claims examining experience. For full detail and to apply, please go to: https://home.eease. adp.com/ recruit/?id=814271

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Paid Training, Fun Atmosphere, Free Uniforms, Discounted Meals, Paid Vacations Restaurant Manager FOH-Entry Level Must have previous FOH exp. No late hrs/ No early AM. 40-45 hrs/wk, varied sched. Paid weekly. Insurance & Bonus. Vacation every 6 mos. Fun, fastpaced, well staffed. Lions Tap Family Restaurant 16180 Flying Cloud Dr. Eden Prairie, MN 55347. Apply in person

Experienced Siding Installer wanted. Call: Protective Home Covering, 952-226-2700 Full Time Teaching Opportunities at KinderCare Learning Center in Savage, MN. Great benefits! Please send resumes to Kelli at 301547@klcorp.com or call 952-440-9890 with any questions.

RN ADMISSIONS NURSE St. Gertrude's Health & Rehabilitation Center has an opening for a RN Admissions Nurse to assist in our fast paced transitional unit. Recent LTC/Rehab experience required. Fulltime position. Please apply online at: www.stgertrudes shakopee.org

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New and used car and truck sales. We need self starters, looking for long term employment and huge earning potential. We are one of the few growing Ford dealerships in Minnesota. Experience preferred but will train the right individual. Wolf Motors Jordan, MN 952-492-2340

Express Employment is having a Job Fair From 2:00 pm-5:00 pm Wednesday, August 24th All shifts open for the following: CNC Machinist/ Assembly Line/ Warehouse Bilingual Customer Service (at least 1 year) Admin. Assist./ Clerical w/automotive background Landscape Foreman 7876 Century Blvd, Chanhassen MN 55317 952-915-2000

1st & 2nd Shift CNC, Vertical Machining Center. 2nd Shift Turning Center. Program. Setup and Operate. 3-5 years experience a must. We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefit package including holiday and vacation pay, health & disability insurance, simple IRA retirement plan! Must be 18 to apply. Busch Bros. Machining, Inc 600 Sixth St NW New Prague, MN 56071 952-758-5757

For more details and to apply online: www.PizzaHut.com Prior Lake Pizza Hut 6880 Boudin St NE, Prior Lake, MN 55372

The Lutheran Home Campus is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

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Nursing Assistants Temporary RN/LPN For additional information or to apply online, visit The Lutheran Home Association Web site @ www.tlha.org or call (952) 873-2164. An Equal Opportunity Employer

FULL & PART TIME

PEOPLE WORK Provide support and assistance to a group of adults, 21-85 years old with a Developmental Disability, some with Alzheimers. Fun and challenging team work with unique schedules. Learn more about job duties, qualifications, pay and benefits and do an online application at our website. Apply on-line at CommunityLivingHomes.com Community Living Inc, 952-443-2048 eoe

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Manufacturing 1st/2nd/3rd shift We have several skilled and entry-level positions available for: -Assembly -Packaging -Welder -Warehouse -Machine Operators -Quality Tech. -Maintenance -Quality Assurance Tech. Please apply ASAP for immed. consideration! TEAM PERSONNEL Shakopee....952-746-3346 Mankato....507-720-6556 www.teampersonnel.com

Koda Energy, LLC is seeking an energetic, team-oriented individual for placement in our power plant facility: The ideal candidate should have a minimum of two years heavy industrial work experience. Experience with plant sanitation, mechanical trouble-shooting, repair and a basic knowledge of mechanical systems or equivalent background is a plus. This position will work Monday-Friday day shift, and after qualification will cover vacation in our fuel handling area as needed. Starting pay is $13.00/hr. We offer a complete benefit package including Co. provided family medical, dental and vision insurance, 401-K savings plan, pension plan, and FSA. Send resumes to MIKE MAYNE at: mmayne@rahr.com, or applications are available at: RAHR MALTING Co. 800 West First Avenue Shakopee, Minnesota 55379 EOE

Loan Processor

Dining Server position Full-time and Part-time 7:00AM-3:00PM and 11:00AM-3:00PM shifts available The Colony at Eden Prairie is an Assisted Living serving seniors in your community. If you would like to be a part of a fun team and work in a great environment, we have the job for you. Please contact Lynda Harmon @ 952-697-0613 Email lyndah@the-colony.org 431 Prairie Center Drive Eden Prairie, MN 55344 952-828-9500 *Group interviews every Thursday at 4:00PM

State Bank of Belle Plaine has an immediate opening for an experienced Loan Processor. The qualified applicant should possess a minimum of 3 years banking experience in loan processing in all areas of lending including Consumer, Commercial, Ag and Real Estate. Familiarity with Laser Pro loan documentation software preferred. Must be willing to work Saturday rotation. Other requirements include: 10-key proficiency, familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, & strong prioritization and problem solving skills. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package. Please call or stop in to receive an employment application. 201 W Main St PO Box 87 Belle Plaine, MN 56011 Tel. 952-873-2296 www.statebankbp.com

TOP JOB MA Gedney, the Minnesota Pickle, has multiple positions open: Machine Operators Mixers Forklift Drivers Maintenance Mechanics

Metro area asphalt paving contractor has openings for qualified experienced personnel. Skilled positions are available in all areas of excavation/ grading and asphalt installation. Clean driving records with Class A CDL is required. For more information please contact Pam at 952-4962651

Interested candidates may submit their resume to hr@ gedneypickle.com or fax to 952-448-1790. See this & other employment ads in this week’s Classifieds

Welders Chart Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of standard and custom engineered products and systems for a wide variety of cryogenic and heat transfer applications. Chart's New Prague MN manufacturing campus is a 27-acre site with over 275,000-sq. ft. of heavy manufacturing space. Presently, Chart has immediate openings for Welders on our night shift. Primary job responsibilities will include performing complex and critical welding operations on various metals using Flux-core, TIG, MIG and Sub-arc Welding. The ideal candidate shall have a high school diploma, vocational welding program certificate or equivalent welding experience and the ability to read and interpret drawings and weld symbols. Chart's fast track to a rewarding career includes a competitive compensation and benefits program. If you are interested in the challenge please apply in person, call or send your resume and/or application to:

Chart Inc. 407 7th Street NW New Prague, MN 56071 EOE

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ODD JOBS

R.D. & Associates

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NEED HANDYMAN? Little Job Expert! For all the odd jobs needing Attention!!! Painting: • Interior & Exterior Finish Carpentry: • Basements • Bathrooms • Ceramic Tile • Sheet Rock & Taping Dennis 952-334-1755 952-445-9034

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• Tree Removal • Stump Grinding • Brush Chipping • Overgrown Areas Mowed • Excavating • Sand & Gravel • Crushed Limestone

We Haul Moving

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952-758-2552

PAINT/WALLPAPER

PLASTER/DRYWALL

952-474-6258 Major credit cards accepted

Family owned since 1979

Best Drywall LLC

Retaining Walls, Concrete & Paver Drives, Patio & Walks, Boulder walls, & much more!

Bob Wagner (952) 686-4833 www.bobshandymanservices.com for available services and rates. Fully Insured LOW HOURLY RATES, TELL ME WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD AND WE WILL MAKE A DEAL!

952-292-2261

Handy Home Repair Service, Inc.

Premiere One Landscapes

Insured, References, Licensed #20374699

LANDSCAPING #1 Schieber Outdoor Services LawncareLandscaping. Commercial Residential. Senior Discount. Joe: 952-2924445 612-275-2574. AJ's Tree & Lawn Service LLC. Trimming & removal. Licensed, insured. 952-445-1812 Paul Bunyan Tree Service. Tree Removal and Trimming. www.paulbunyantree serviceinc.com AA Tree Removal/ trimming/ firewood/ brush hauling, stump grinding. Steve, 952-445-5239

Any Task... Just Ask 612-201-6316, bgmach3_3@hotmail.com www.handyhomereapairservice.com

Quality Remodeling and Home Repairs A Minnesota Greenstar Qualified contractor

References, Lic & Ins Mn Lic. 20632058 Kevin Hayes

(612)867-8287 kevin@hmwhome.com www.hmwhome.com

Rainbow Painting INT/EXT

952-448-3761

Specializing in wall & ceiling painting and texturing. Wallpaper removal. Staining. Enameling & more! Free estimates 612-701-6805, Troy

No wall too small

Ken's HANDYMAN SERVICE Repairs, Installations & Home Improvements. Call Ken: 952-445-1836

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“Bill's Painting” Exterior/ Interior/ Decks. 29 yrs/ guaranteed work. 10% scheduling discount. 952-448-6633/ 952-220-1090

Greg Anderson Painting 4 generations experience. Painting, staining, enameling. Taping repairs. 952-445-6816

PLUMBING/SEPTIC Father/ son plumbing company. Licensed, bonded, insured. Working for you! R&D Plumbing952-237-0115 Plumbing, heating, remodel and repair, new construction. 952-4922440

Let us know how we can earn your business. (952)873-6078 Roofing Windows OSiding ORemodeling O O

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ODD JOBS Bruce Mackenthun Does It All! WindowDoor- Deck specialist! Professional services. 952-270-9166. Lic #20452534 Ins. www.brucedoesitall.com

Free wind & hail damage inspections... We can handle all of your insurance claims. Roofing, Siding, Windows & all home improvement needs. We do it all!

Serving SW Metro 18 yrs. Small crew/no subs/ painting. New Const/ Basements/ Repair. BBB Reg/Ins/Free Est. All work guaranteed Mic 612-685-0476

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Monnens Custom Builders

952-492-3842 952-412-4718(cell)

Roofing/ Additions New Construction Siding/ Windows Locally owned 20 + Years Jim's Cell: 612-859-4618 Mike's Cell: 612-859-4620

Storm damage repairs Defective shingle claims Family owned & operated Thousands of satisfied customers Professional and Courteous

952-496-0921 Lic. 4960

ROOFING Regal Enterprises, Inc. Roofing, siding, windows, gutters. Insurance work. Since 1980. regalenterprisesinc.net 952-201-4817

SIDING/GUTTERS

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Why Wait Roofing LLC Offering best extended manufacturers warranty! Tear-offs, Re-roofs, Siding & Gutters, New Construction Insurance Specialist Over 18 years experience FREE ESTIMATES Rodney Oldenburg Cell # 612-210-5267 952-443-9957 Lic. ID-20156835

Grade A Gutters, competitive prices, free estimates. Since 1991. 952448-9943

UPHOLSTERY

Discounted fabrics... drapes, bedspreads, residential/ commercial. 38 years' experience. 952-447-4655

•Roofing •Siding •Windows

952-882-8888 MJ Painting Interior/ Exterior painting & staining. 952-445-2904 Marvin Jeurissen

Call today for your Free Inspection! Family Owned & Operated www.capstonebros.com Lic# 20609967

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Palmer Bus Service is looking for persons with a good driving record to drive school bus in the Shakopee School District. Opportunity for AM, PM, Activity routes and Special Education routes. Requires School Bus license. Will train eligible applicants. Excellent salary, annual bonus, paid training. Palmer Bus Service 952-445-1166

Now hiring for full time, part time, and seasonal full time positions! **Warehouse experience preferred, but not required.** Heartland America is a direct marketing company offering brand name and other quality merchandise at value prices via catalog and internet sales. Excellent starting wage and full time benefits include: Medical, dental, 401K, paid vacations, paid holidays, a generous merchandise discount & more!! Application available online at: www.heartland america.com/ application Send resume or apply in person: Conveniently located off of Hwy 5/41, Chaska Heartland America Attn; Jason/Warehouse 8085 Century Blvd. Chaska, MN 55318 Phone (952) 361-5609 Email: jdrum@heartland america.com

Bartender, PT. Apply in person 1201 3rd Ave E, Shakopee VFW.

TOOLMAKER Experience required in building, repairing, & maintaining blank, progressive, and compound dies for METAL STAMPINGS. If you are interested in VARIETY & PERSONAL GROWTH, we offer: Excellent wages and benefits including Vacation, Insurance, 401(k), & a Profit Sharing Bonus Plan! Please fax, mail or email your resume to: EDi, P.O. Box 85, Jordan 55352 F: 952-492-3790 vengelsteffan@engeldiversified.com

Carpentry Contractors Corp. seeking full time positions:

Carpentry Contractors seeking Carpenters with up to 5 years experience Basic rough framing carpentry duties, siding and window installation and power tool use. Requires the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions, climb ladders and/or scaffolding frequently and climb/work up to 35 feet. Must be able to lift 75lbs, pass physical, BGC, and drug screen. Valid D/L and independent transportation required for employment. Please call our Jobs Line: 952-380-3720 or jobs@carpentrycontractors.com

Janitorial Retail Cleaning Part-Time KBS is recruiting in Shakopee. 8am-12pm shift, Monday-Friday. Basic cleaning duties. $8+/hour d.o.e. Call 866-775-0143, then dial extension 611 & leave a voicemail. EOE www.KBS-Clean.jobs KFC: Part time employment Days/Evenings Counter Staff Cook Free uniforms, free meals, flexible hours. Apply in person: Kentucky Fried Chicken 837 E. 1st Ave. Shakopee Labor for mechanical/ construction. Eager to learn. DL required. Lydia, MN 952-412-6199

Full-Time

Ditch Witch of Minnesota, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time truck driver/mechanic. Qualified applicants will have 5+ years experience with formal training. Class A license is required. Benefits include: medical, dental, 401k & uniforms. Fax resume to: 952-4450035 or mail to: 12826 Emery Way, Shakopee, MN 55379 or come in to fill out an application.

Store Management & Crew Members

Due to company growth, M.A. Gedney Company is currently searching for experienced Line Mechanics for second shift. We are seeking individuals with previous line maintenance experience in a manufacturing setting to include trouble-shooting, line setup, PLC's and basic skills in electrical, welding and machining. In exchange for your experience, we offer a full range of employee benefits. Interested candidates may submit their resume to hr@ gedneypickle.com or fax to 952-448-1790. JORDAN TRANSFORMER, LLC

Opportunities Available Now hiring for a full time Assistant Store Management position. Stores are located in the Shakopee, Chanhassen, and Excelsior areas. Please call Michelle at 612.718.3520 or Lauren at 952.239.1466 for interested inquiries. WE OFFER: Flexible scheduling Opportunity to run your own store Competitive pay Pleasant atmosphere Multi-store opportunities

Printing Press Operator North Star Publishing of International Falls is seeking a Printing Press Operator for its sheetfed print shop. Heidelberg experience is preferred, but willing to train the right individual. This is a union position with good wages and benefits. Primarily a day shift position, but flexibility is a must. Starting pay scale commensurate with experience. To apply, email resume to: jerry@northstarpublishingmn.com send to Jerry Flansburg, North Star Publishing, 1602 Hwy 71, International Falls, MN 56649 or call Jerry or Rob at 218-285-7411

Parts Department Support- FT Quality Forklift Sales and Service, Inc. seeking self-motivated parts department support. Position requires basic computer and data entry skills, background knowledge on industrial equipment, experience in parts sourcing. Past experience as technician or in material handling and/or automotive industry is a plus.

Controls Engineer Inquiries sought from motivated individuals with analog and digital machine control design experience. Associate Degree or higher in electrical engineering required. Assignments require strong computer skills, the ability to read, design and draw wiring diagrams and control schematics using AutoCAD 2012 and good communications skills. Jordan Transformer offers competitive wages, 401K plan and medical package. Inquires send resume with wage expectations to: Email: hr@jordantransformer.com

Due to continued growth, M.A. Gedney Company, the Minnesota Pickle, has current openings for qualified individuals in our manufacturing plant. Machine Operators Mixers Forklift Drivers Positions are available on both first and second shifts. We are seeking individuals with previous line maintenance experience in a manufacturing setting to include trouble-shooting, line setup, PLC's and with basic skills in electrical, welding and machining, and a desire to be a part of the team that manufactures the country's best pickles. In exchange for your experience, we offer a full range of employee benefits. Interested candidates may submit their resume to hr@ gedneypickle.com or fax to 952-448-1790.

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Wage depends on experience and qualifications. Benefits include: Health/Dental/Life Insurance 401k Savings Plan Vacation/Holiday Pay Please fax resume to 952-895-9036 or email jensames@qualityforklift.com

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Boats/Motors

Local State Farm agent seeking full-time sales rep. Please send resume to: kim@kimschaffer.com

MDS NURSE St. Gertrude's Health & Rehabilitation Center has an opening for a MDS Nurse to assist in our fast paced transitional unit. Recent MDS experience required. Position is 57 to 64 hours/pay period. Please apply online at www.stgertrudes shakopee.org

Help needed in busy Chiropractic office. 1424 hours per week. Salary DOQ. Chaska 952-448-3900

Experienced Maintenance Mechanics Truck Driver/ Mechanic

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TRANSPORTATION All-Terrain Vehicles

94 Starcraft, 17ft. Aluminum. Walleye, Bass ½ Console 75hp. Mariner & 8hp. Kicker. $6500. 612-554-6725 or

Campers Travel Trailers

2001 Camper, 5th wheel 2 slideouts, golfcart, shed $14,500. Excellent condition. Parked on beautiful wooded lot in Zumbrota, MN 612-7208683/ 612-599-0184

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Newspaper Route: Weekday/Weekend Routes now avail. Bloomington area. Must be 18 yrs. & have own vehicle. (952) 451-8188

2007 Suzuki Eiger 400. Only 170 miles. Warn winch, ITP mud tires, lift kit. Great condition!! $3500 952-994-1291

Office Support

Boats/Motors

Small office in Eden Prairie is looking for part-time (20-25 hrs weekly) employee to answer phones, input customers and general office work. Must have good phone skills and be able to use Windows based programs. Please send resume to krosland@comcast.net

Hydro Stream Vegas. 20'. 200 HP+++. Complete restoration. 5 passenger. A real head turner! $8,900 or all trades welcome. 952215-5421

Campers Travel Trailers 1981 Sea Nymph 16' fish/ ski boat, 1989 Evinrude 60hp tracker, Spartan trailer, trolling motor, livewells, locators, anchormates, pedestal seats. REDUCED! $3200. 952445-5473

Part-Time Teller Prior Lake State Bank has an immediate opening for a Part-time Teller of 20-30hrs per wk including Saturdays. The main duties will be to conduct a variety of banking transactions efficiently & accurately. Candidates will possess the following: High School Education or equivalent is required. 1-2yrs of cash handling and customer service experience is helpful. 1-2 yrs of banking experience is preferred. Please send your resume and cover letter to: Prior Lake State Bank, Attn: Paula Ruths, 16677 Duluth Ave SE, Prior Lake, MN 55372 or email to pruths@priorlake.com Equal Opportunity Employer

2004 41' SportsCoach Elite. Fully equipped. 23,000K. Well-maintained. 3 slides. $100,000. 952-797-6264

2005 Fleetwood Utah pop-up camper. A/C, furnace, slide-out, outside shower, king beds, bonus add-on-room. Great condition. $6500 or b/o. 952-445-7044

1987 31' Pathfinder Motorhome. $5,000/ BO. 952-496-2243 2007 27' Colorardo RL 5th Wheel, 2 Slide $29,500 or best offer. 507-934-4834 M-F after 5:30

1992 Vibo 21' Hexagon pontoon. Low hrs. 2 motors. '96 Merc 90HP + 9.9. Marine radio. Trailer. Clean. $9,500. 612720-2262

Rewarding & fun position working as an activities coordinator. No experience required. $9$11/ hour. Call 612-2456797. RN Needed Knowledge of home health. Very pt work Flexible schedule Pay rate $22.00/hr. Please fax resume attn: Gay 952-746-5738 or email:

1991 Fleetwood Southwind Motorhome, Class A, 33ft. Only 38k miles! Smooth runner, fully loaded, sleeps 6, hydraulic leveler, $10,500, 612-669-4172

27' 2007 Palomino Thoroughbred, 1 slide out, triple bunk, queen bed sleeps 7-8. $17,499, Parked in Waseca. Call Mitch 612-325-7365

2001, 17ft. Starcraft, 90HP, Mercury. Excellent condition. $9,000 952-890-2630

2002 Larson 19' FishNSki, SEI 190, 135 HP Outboard, stored indoors. $11,900.00 or BO, NADA guide suggested $13,945.00, Jon 612-730-8116

1996 Itasca Suncruiser Motorhome. Class A, 39'. Excellent condition, shedded at all times/ winterized. Loaded! 29,300 actual miles. $35,000/BO. 507-6656019

Dutchman Camper 2002- 28ft. Excellent condition. Sleeps 6-8 w/queen bed. A/C, heat, appliances, plumbing works perfect. $7800. Must see. 952-474-6230

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StarTribune Newspaper Carriers Needed immediately Weekends (Sat & Sun) Routes available in Chaska & Shakopee Weekdays (M-F) 1route open immediately in Chaska. Ask about our $100 signing bonus on select routes. For further information see our website at;

2006 Crestliner Lsi Angler 2285. Lots of extras. 60 HP Mercury 4 stroke and dual axle trailer. 763-360-6251

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JIMMY JOHN'S GOURMET SANDWICHES Hiring Delivery Drivers, Cashiers, Sandwich Makers, & Entry Level Mgrs., Days, Nights, Weekends. If you enjoy working in an energetic atmosphere, come in and apply at Shakopee 952-746-5990. Savage, 952-440-2200. between 2pm-4pm

1998 Holiday Rambler Vacationer 36' motorhome, great condition, sleeps 6, 60,000 miles, $31,900 or best offer. Call Gary at 952492-1129.

1994 Harley Heritage Softtail, 26300k, all service records avail, extra set of pipes. $7500. Call Mike @ 612-309-6737

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Cars

1972 rare triple black 'Cuda, with high compression 340 HP. 727 slapstick tranny. Posirearend, PS, bucket seats, Recession reduced!! $42,500. 612804-4074

Cars

1986 BMW 528e, sunroof, 5 speed, 4 door, 2.7L, good tires, good body. Reduced to $1,250. 952-426-5657

Cars

1988, Cadillac Eldorado 78,000 miles. All original, with maintenance records. $6500. b/o 952233-2148

Cars

2000 Jaguar XJR. Well maintained. $9700 Silver and black interior, 83,000 miles. Call 612655-6680

Trucks

1964 Chevy C20, 350 engine, 350 auto tranny, every bolt, nut, part replaced, or sandblasted and painted. 8K. REDUCED- $12,500. 952913-7808

Trucks

2004 Chevy Silverado Z71 Ext. Cab. 77,XXX perfect cond. Loaded, leather, Bose, 6Disc, Topper and many xtras. $15,700 B/O 612-2030804

Vans

1998 Dodge Stratus, 6 cyl, AT. 156K. $1,500. 952-445-6173 1976 Classic Cadillac Convertible. Low mileage. 8 cyl. 440 engine. Complete facts available by calling. 559-435-3751

1988 Chev Monte Carlo SS T-Top, 305 HO Engine, original, fast, 69K, stored, like new. $9,900 or b/o. 952-445-6533, Gale

2007 Ford Focus. 5 speed, manual. 37 MPG 19k + miles. One owner, $10,500. 612-8400884

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1993 Ford Ranger, extended cab, topper, 102,000 miles. V6 AT. Great mileage, cold air, runs good. $2500. or b/o. 952-447-8169

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2000 Ford Windstar LX 7 Passenger Van, 133,349 Miles. $2,250. 6 Cyl Engine, Automatic Runs and drives great. Craig 952-368-9689

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$$ Wanted $$ JUNK CARS Viking Auto Salvage 651-460-6166

2000 Harley Davidson 883 Sportster, wife's bike, never rode, must go. 1300 miles, Lots, lots of extras, mint! $7000. 952-890-0905

2003 Harley Softtail Deuce Anniversary model. 5500 miles. $13,000. 952-447-4280

2004 Harley FXST Softail 24,000 miles. Extras too much to list. Call for details. $9,400. 952836-6773

2005 black Yamaha R6, 6,000 miles. Yoshimurd customized exhaust. With OEM cover & tank bra. $5,500. 952-3610142

2005 Kawasaki 1600 Vulcan Classic with Vance & Hines pipes. New tires. 10,895 miles. Mint condition. $5900 Call (952) 934-7358

Honda style 2007 JMST 250cc Scooter. 1329 miles, original owner, 80 mpg, 4 stroke 2 passenger, $2900.00, call Ray 952-402-9110

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EZ-GO Gas Golf Cart with Rear Seat. White with White Top and Seats. $2195. 952-2390446

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1963 Buick Custom Convertible. V6 A/T. Completely rebuilt 3000 miles ago. New white/top, brakes. Excellent condition some minor restoration needed. $5000. 605-2127283

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GARAGE SALES AUCTIONS Estate Sales Estate Sale: Fri-Sat. 8/26-27, Fri-Sat. 9/2-3, Sat-Sun. 9/10-11, 9am4pm. 14018 Pennock Ave., Apt. #134, Apple Valley. New furniture, misc. HH, clothing, jewelry.

Chaska Sales Garage Sale! Sat. August 27 8am-4pm. Infant boy clothing. Baby swings, rocking chair, car seats, strollers, Trek burly, Power wheelstruck and John Deere. Boy toys. 1361 Romeo Ct. Get your kicks along Hwy. 212, Chaska to Glencoe on our 7h Annual “Treasure Trek”. “Follow the Yellow (signs) brick road”. 8/25-26-27, 8am-5pm. For more information & maps, 320238-2579, pinesntiques@embarq mail.com Huge Moving Sale: Furniture, home goods, lawn care, electronics, DVDs, clothing, and much more. Friday 8/19 8am-6pm Saturday 8/20 8am-6pm 968 Bluff Pointe Drive, Chaska

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Multi Family Sale Thursday 8/25Saturday 8/27. Thursday, Friday 8-5pm, Saturday, 8Noon. Baby and children items. HH, misc. 2249 Manuela Drive

Saturday, August 20, 8am-3pm. Moving sale. Children's books. Living room furniture. Snowboard, skateboard, Assorted kitchen items. Jewelry. Vases, desk lamps, Women's clothing. 9270 Garrison Way, Eden Prairie

Salvage Sale for antique/ repurpose lovers! Sat. 8/27, 9am-4pm. Vintage haywagon, plow, livestock watertanks, feed troughs, wringer washer, paned doors/ windows, 2 sets portable steps/ railings, 1980's kitchen cabinets, other misc. 20801 Johnson Memorial Dr.

New Dates! Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church Annual MEGA Sale! Wed., 9/14, 48pm. Thur., 9/15, 9am7pm. Fri., 9/16, 8am12noon. 3611 N. Berens Rd. NW. www.sollc.org 952-230-2988 Thurs-Sat 8/25-8/27, 9am-6pm. Antiques, lawnmower, TV, electronics, butcher block table, desk, HH, prints, misc., 1971 Ford truck. 5742 Birchwood Ave NE (near Sandpoint beach).

Garage Sale: Thurs-FriSat. 8/18-19-20, 8am5pm. Tools and lots of misc. 14651 Brenner Ln. (follow signs)

Saturday, August 20 8am-5pm. Chaska, Multi-family sale. Antiques collectibles, golf clubs. Woodworking & assorted tools Fishing gear. Exercise/equipment. Hockey. Children's toys games, books. Camping, sporting goods. 460 Oakhill Road Thurs-Fri., 8/25-26, 8am-5pm. Lots of stuff! Vintage, HH, much more!. 1020 Wildwood Cir.

Eden Prairie Sales Friday, 8/19- Saturday, 8/20 8-4pm. HH items, adult clothing, tools, John Deere books, collectibles, dishes, misc 8868 Peep O Day Trail Friday, August 26th 8am-3pm. Books, household items, fire pit. One day sale! 19139 Maple Leaf Dr. Multi Family Thursday 8/25 10-7pm, Friday 8/26 8-2pm, Saturday 8/27 9-12. Livingroom furniture, home decor, kitchenware, adult clothing, books, college student items. 6527 Kurtz Lane

Thur, Fri, August 18, 19th 8am-3pm. Sat. Aug. 20th 8am-12pm. A little bit of everything. Cleaning house. No early bird sales. 7028 Springhill Circle Thurs/Fri/Sat 25th-27th Thurs/Fri: 8-4pm Sat: 8-1pm. Joint Family Garage Sale! Housewares, furniture, electronics, toys, games, sports equipment, dormfirst apt. needs, misc. 16408 Kelsey Lane, Eden Prairie

Excelsior Sales Moving Sale! Furniture, HH items, breadmaker, computer desks, knickknacks. Sat., 8/20, 9am5pm. only. 6280 Cartway Lane

Jordan Sales Multi-Family Sale: Thurs-Fri., 8/18-19, 8am-4pm. Sat., 8/20, 8am-1pm. Jr. girls clothes, HH goods, much more! 836 BRIDLE CREEK LN

Prior Lake Sales Fabric Sample Sale Thursday, 8/25 9-5pm. Follow signs at Hwy. 13 and 150th St. 14891 Estate Ave. SE Fri. & Sat. Aug 19 & 20; 26 & 27. 8am-4pm. Garage, moving sale. Formal dining, tools, outdoor furniture, pool table. 17215 Wilderness Ct SE, Garage Sale: Thurs-FriSat., 8/25-26-27, 8am4pm. 16245 Itasca Ave. SE. Lots of everything, including HH, tools, men's items, much more! HUGE!! Women's size med-Xlarge, new with tags, designer & namebrand clothes/ coats & purses, kids, men's XXL, HH. Motorized Barbie Trailblazer & boys jeep. 8/18-19, 9am-5pm. 8/20, 9am1pm. 16276 Lakeside Ave.

Savage Sales Multi-Family Sale: Thurs, 8/25, 8:30-5pm. Fri., 8/26, 8:30-1:30pm. Kids items, all ages, toys, electronics, HH, lots more! 8103 W. 126th St., benefits Minnesota Valley Gymnastics.

Moving Sale: antiques, HH, lotza stuff! Sat., 8/20, 10am-5pm. Sun, 8/21, 12noon-5pm. 1097 Van Buren Multi Family Sale. Thursday 8/25, Noon5pm. Friday 8/26 95pm. Saturday 8/27 95pm. Toys, girls clothes, junior clothes, HH items. 1349 Thistle Lane

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STUFF! For Sale 128 Meridian St. N., Belle Plaine. 952-873-6617 Mon., Thurs-Fri., 2-8pm. Sat-Sun 12-6pm.

BIG SALE!! Everything reduced. 4 bedroom sets from $75. 2 dinette sets from $50. 23 c.f. stainlness steel side-by-side refrigerator and stainless steel electric stove, $950/both. Couches, chairs, coffee, end tables. Craftsman 42” riding mower, 18 HP, $750. 21” self-propelled Toro mower, $35. 2 Singer sewing machines from $25. Truck tool box, $30. Furnish your apartment with a bedroom set, living room set & kitchen set, $365/ all. Glassware & kitchen utensils, ½ price.

Thurs 8/18 2pm-6pm, Fri 8/19 8am-6pm, & Sat 8/20 8am-2pm. Moving sale. Bedroom set. Leather sofa & chair. Assorted furniture, kitchen items, & decorative items. Books. TV. 1628 Lexington Lane, Shakopee

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August 25, 26, 27. 85pm. Bed, dollhouse, toys, TV, bike, women and kids clothing. Books, movies, CD's. Light fixtures, lots of misc. 2121 Swallowtail Dr. Garage Sale ThursdaySaturday 8/25, 8/26, 8/27. 7am-5pm. Kids name brand clothes, HH, games, books, electronics, much more. 1761 Gotland Lane

Wednesday, 8/24 4pm9pm. Thursday, 8/25 7am-7pm. Friday, 8/26 7am-Noon. Variety of Antiques, HH, collectibles, no clothes or toys. 767 Woodland Hills Blvd

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“Big game carry all”. New, model GC3000. $125. 952-496-0627 "Winter Silence Wolves" framed print, by Tom Moen. $200. 952-4450213 1 year old Laying Hen. $2. 952-445-2515 14' Bluefin boat & shoreline tilt bed, trailer. $500. 952-873-6114 2 boxes, CCI Blazer 38 special ammo. $15. box. 952-240-1025 2 end tables. Good condition. $50. 952923-1272 2 slice toaster. Toastmaster, cool touch. $15 Excellent. 952-226-2236 2000 S-10 Stepside truck. New tires topperbedliner. 165K $1400. 952-649-7936 24, piece dish set, 4 glasses, coffee mugs. $30. 651-226-7063 3 piece queen bedroom set. Headboard, frame, dresser. $350. 952220-5051 40x55 table (opens75”), 4 chairs, A-1 condition, $400, 952-4451935 6 pc. furniture set. Great for cabin, college. $200. 952-440-5017 6, Earthenware coffee mugs. New, $10. 952447-4961 60 feet 1 and 1/4 hemp rope. New $30. 612619-3694 72, Goosebump books. Good condition. $100. 952-486 -1599 Antique, Vindex, high arm sewing machine. Fair condition, $150. 952-443-1987 Area rug, blue 8x5. Great condition. $20. 612-205-2591 Art desk., with lamp and tray. $35. 953-994-5497 ATV camo cover. Fits Polaris 500 1998- 2005. $50. 952-649-7936 Bar stools, 29", oak finish. $150. 952-492-6293 Bike, 20 inch Girl's Trek, purple, excellent condition. $100. 952-4039674 Bike. Pink Raleigh 16" kids with removable training-wheels. $40. 952-447-7470 Bike/ski rack for 2" hitch. 4 bikes/10 skis $50. 952-406-1205

Black leather, LayZboy recliner. Good condition. $150. 651-226-7063 Blue Sky Clayworks "Four Seasons collection", $150. call Mike 763-257-2585 Boat anchor. $10. 612619-3694 Bumper Pool/ Poker table, octagon, balls/ sticks, $100 952-3687279 Bunk beds, This End Up. $300. 952-607-6763 Cedar wood mailbox. New construction! Sale price, $38. Call: 952361-5401 Chicago Bears blue jersey, XL, #80, "Conway" nameplate, $30. 952334-2593 Chicago Bears orange jersey, #87, "Moose" nameplate, XL, $40. 952-334-2593 Children's VHS videos. Disney classics. 21 total, $25. firm, 763-2572585 Christmas china set of 8. Plus accessories $50. 952-449-3158 Coat, snaps, brown medium leather, suede. Like new. $50. 952-4922047 Coffee table and end table. $65. 952-292-7886 Coleman -Powermate 5000w portable generator 10hp Briggs &Stratton $450. 952-496-3440 Conference room chairs. 4 fabric, wood. Excellent condition. $200. 952-237-1579 Couch grayies color 72 " $120. Good condition. 952-941-2989 Couch, brown, folds out to bed. Excellent condition, $200. 952-4673813 Couch, browns, reclining ends. Pics available, $350. 952-467-3813 CPR Manikin $100. for adult. Mary 952-8071886 CPR Manikin, $150. Child. Mary 952-8071886 Craftsman, 19 pc. router bit set. Like new. $40. 952-240-1025 Craftsman, tool bench w/2 back panels. New $150. Tim 952-2001996 Dehumidifier, Kenmore Humidstat. Good condition. FREE pick up. 952-361-3791

Dehumidifier, Whirlpool 40pt, excellent. $75. 612-986-3262 Desk, large, oak, roll top. Great. 60"w 53"h $300. 612-875-5858 Diego truck, with Diego, great condition. $5, 952942-7518 Diego, rescue pack. $5, great condition. 952942-7518 Dish set. 10 cups, saucers, plates, 2 bowls. $30. 952-2205051 Dryer electric. G.E. white. Works great. $75. 952-649-7936 Duckboat, 13"ft, 47" beam, jonboat style. Good condition. $450. 952-447-4498 Ducks Decoy, hand carved, painted. Canvasbacks $250. pair 952-474-8081 Executive desk. Cherry 6', good condition. $450. b/o 612-802-3555 Export Series, pearl drum set. New hardware, $500. 507-2617500 redtwist5@yahoo.com Female black cat. 8/23 952-567-4056 Free kitten, 8 weeks old. Very cute and fun. 952873-5456 Free, beautiful female cat, spayed, declawed fronts. 952-492-6180 Free, love seat. Sturdy, no holes. 651-216-6658

Freezer, Kenmore, upright. 5 cf, brand new. $100. Tim 952-2001996 Fridgedaire, heavy duty gas dryer. White, works well. $20. 952-448-4422 Garmin Nuvi 200 in box $60. 612-237-3269 German shepard puppy. $500. Mike 952-8732075 Girls bike, Magna, purple, training wheels, basket. $23. 952-8903470 Glass, table top. 36"W X 60"L perfect. $50. 612644-5314

Golf: Nike, 2011 vr procavity irons, steel stiff. $375. 612-578-5967 Hamster cage + accessories. Just need the hamster! $20. 952-4457803 Heavy duty fire pit ring with grill. $50. call 952233-1968 Honda Accord 95-97. V6 parts motor $200 952-292-7886 HP Photosmart 3-1 printer, C4380, $60, 952-262-7886 HP scanjet. 6200C, cable & cd software. $25. 952-226-2236 Hutch, 2 pcs, white w/ lighted display. $200. b/o. 952-250-2894 Jeep, car topper. $100. 952-457-1001 Karcher model 2301 6.0HP 2.2gpm@2300PSI gas pressure washer $400 952-496-3440 KEC, mobile applications center, video console, for vehicle. $15. 612-237-1300 Kelty Kids deuce-coupe, double jogging stroller. Excellent condition. $150. 952-496-1434 King size bed, rarely used. $250. 952-9941303 Kitten, 6 weeks old. Free to good home. 612-310-3156 Kitten, female. $5. 952492-3401 Kodak EasyShare Z650 in box w/case & batteries. $110. 612-237-3269 Lamps, 2/24", brass, mauve base, ivory pleated shade. $50. 952-934-5713 Large, child's wagon. Wooden sides. $10. 952-448-4907 Lawnmower, Craftsman self-propelled. Used, great condition. Asking $60. Call 952-440-5409 Leather studded jacket. Womens, M, $100. 952457-1001 Legos- large tote. $20. Prior Lake. 952-4127094 Letter jacket, red and black. Never worn. $115. Call 952-2400372 Lifejacket, youth chest size 24-28, great shape, $8. 612-581-0122 Light fixture, kitchen. New $10. 612-644-8377

Little Tykes workbench. Excellent condition, from non-smoking home $25. 952-403-0387 Loon decoy and Bronze decoy. $100. 952-4450213 Loveseat, browns, rocker, recliners. Excellent. condition. Pics available, $300. 952-4673813 Loveseat, dual recliner. Medium brown leather. Good condition. $100 952-445-3936 Magnavox 46" TV. Excellent. Older model. FREE. Pick up. 952361-3791 Marine radio. Cobra, Mrf75b, Like new. $110 952-215-5308 Mary Kay products sale, big savings, 3-in-1 cleanser, $15 952-8914694 Mary Kay, age fighting moisturizer. $18. 952891-4694 Mary Kay, TimeWise age fighting moisturizer, w/spf. $10. 952-5641161 Mary Kay, Velocity perfum NEW $15 cash 952564-1161 Mattress, box spring. Sealy, queen plush top excellent. $250. 952448-9877 Medical, 3 wheel scooter. Bruno, good condition. $250. 952-9346427 Microwave Emerson, red. Great for college. $40. Call 612-802-7506 MinnKota Endura 34 trolling motor. Electric transom. $60. 952-4013786 Mission style computer cabinet, like new. $400. Call 952-240-0372 Neon MGD bar light. Large $125. 952-4571001 New $99 trailer for garden tractor, asking $75, 952-445-1024 New, Men's Remington MS5200, shaver. $40. 952-292-7886 Nintendo DSI pink. Like new, $110. b/o. Cash only. 612-735-3593 Nokia, 6010, bar phone with charger. $50. 952443-2518 Oak 4 piece entertainment center unit. Must see. $400. 952-8821125

Oak table, round with white tile. 4 chairs. $100. 612-578-5891 Oak, captain's bed. Custom built, twin size. $75. 952-492-2278 Office table 5ft, 2 1/2 ft Pick up. $30. 952-4402795 Patio 7 piece, beige, glass top, good cond $100. 952-445-5039 Piano w/ matching bench, Courier, needs tuning $100 952-3687279 Propane tanks, (2) 100 lb. Free 952-445-6833 PS2, 23 games, 3 controllers, memory cards. $100. 952-334-2593 Radio flyer wagon. Excellent condition. $60. Can text pic. 952-7585526 Rain barrel. Excellent condition. $30. 952-4471727 Range, Kenmore electric, glass top. White, excellent. $400. 952474-8081 Round, living room table. Excellent condition. $125. 952-941-1313 Sanyo, dorm refrigerator. Stainless, 4.9 cu ft. $100. Excellent. 952937-1835 Sawdust collector & accessories. Grizzly 2hp $100. Mike 612-2106145 Science Museum family membership. $70. $99.value. Call 952-2400906 Sectional, sleeper couch, tan, cup holders. $75. 952-445-2492 Sharper Image hot, cold snack box. Brand new. $15. 612-237-1300 Silver King, canister vacuum cleaner. 4 amps, older. $10. 952447-4961 Simmons pillow top queen mattress and box spring. $60. 952-4484422 Small display hutch 2pcs. Excellent condition. $200. 952-9411313 Sofa- Ethan Allen 70" multi-color floral. $100. Superb condition. 952934-5713 Sony HD Handycam Excellent shape $200 952-237-9218 SS gas stove apartment size. 19.25 wide. $400. 952-496-3440

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ThriftMart Discovery Freezer, Kenmore, upright. 5 cf, brand new. $100. 952-200-1996


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ON CAMPUS Eisenbeis receives UND scholarship Zachary Eisenbeis of Savage has received the Louise Ferguson Presidential Scholarship from the University of North Dakota for the 2011-2012 academic year. Eisenbeis, the son of Paul and Shari Eisenbeis, graduated from Burnsville High School this spring and plans to attend UND in the fall. The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who rank among the top half of one percent of entering college students in the nation, based upon high school grades and ACT or SAT test results.

Nicholas Rolston on spring president’s list Nicholas John Rolston of Prior Lake was named to the University of Iowa’s president’s list for the 2011 spring semester. In order to be included on the president’s list, a student must have a mi ni mu m 4.0 grade point average in all academic subjects for the preceding two semesters, with a total of at least 12 semester hours of credit per semester during that period.

Four graduate from South Central College Four area students graduated this spring from South Central College: Carly Marie Erickson of Savage, A.A.S. in child development careers; Nikki J. Shutrop of Prior Lake, A.A.S., intensive care paramedic technician; Linet K. Mochama of Burnsville, D.I.P. in practical nursing; Jennifer Lynn Njagi of Burnsville, D.I.P. in practical nursing.

St. Thomas dean’s list includes local students The following students were named to the University of St. Thomas 2011 spring semester dea n’s list . St udents must post grade-point averages of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale to be named to the dean’s list. St udents from Bu r ns ville included: Matthew L. Bearth, Joseph K. Borning,

University for the spring 2011 semester. To be included on the dean’s honor roll, a student must be enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours) and earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Jayme L. Buck, Andrew C. Case, Samantha R. Gartner, Zachary R. Gruber, Trevor T. Hoyt, Natalie M. Ionescu, Daniel S. Kambeitz, Ste phen K nut s on , T yler B . Magee, Adam Martin, Robert C. Mom, Amber N. Neid, BreAnne M. Ochs, Cooper T. Rapp, Charles R. Reinhardt, Megan M. Ries, Matthew S. Scheele, Brooke S. Selisker, M at t hew J. S e t t e r g r e n , Elizabeth J. Shearer and Michelle L. Starkweather. Students from Prior Lake included: Andrew W. Amundson, Jessica M. Barton, Ashley W. Bolkcom, R achel F. F r i ske, Jessie M. Hornnes, Luke A. LoPresto, Anthony W. Rittenhouse, Brittany A. Rogers, Kevin C. Schlick, Ryan M. Schroeder, Rolf J. Skyberg and Ben A. Wartman. Students from Savage included: Rachel E. Borka, Katie L. Broadwell, Kelsey A. Broadwell, Erica A. Carlson, Kelly A. Christenson, Id i l M. Hassa n, Megha n N. Juntunen, Jennifer E. Krocak and Jessica L. Zwanziger.

Two students earn MSU scholarships Kassi Hanson of Prior Lake has received a $ 4 0 0 Music Talent Grant from Minnesota State University Mankato for the 2011-2012 school year and Tana Carlson of Savage has been awarded a $500 Phi Theta Kappa scholarship from the university.

Borg graduates from Bemidji State Barbara Borg of Burnsville graduated from Bemidji State University this spring with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.

Franson graduates from UW-Superior

Lawler and Martin receive scholarships

Catherine Franson of Savage graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Superior this spring with a Master of Science degree in education.

Alexandra Lawler of Savage and Patrick Martin of Burnsville have received the Grace M. Wa lsh Forensics Scholarship from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for the 2011-2012 school year. The scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated excellence in the field of forensics.

Local UW-Madison graduates The University of Wisconsin-Madison has announced it s g radu ation li st for t he spring 2011 semester. Students from Burnsville i nclude : S a m a nt h a M a r y Ebertowski, Bachelor of Science, mechanical engineering ; Sa muel Rober t Graner, Bachelor of Science, mechanical engineering; Alison White Jarzyna, Master of A rts, communication arts; Robert Loran Jones, Bachelor of Science, wildlife ecolog y; Va nessa Mae Kemp, Bachelor of Science, nutritional sciences; Jacob George Kerkinni, Bachelor of Science, biochemistry; Katherine Collins Miller, Bachelor of A r ts, Russian; Cor t ney A nn Paulson, Bachelor of Arts, Spanish; Gaura Saini, Bachelor of Science, molecular biolog y, Spanish; Sea n Patrick Scott, Bachelor of Science, civil engineering;

Two students on Marquette dean’s list Jo seph H a gen of P rior Lake and Rachel Skogseth of Burnsville have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester at Marquette University. Hagen is pursuing a bachelor of science in fi nance and Skogseth graduated with a doctor of physical therapy degree.

Huhnerkoch and Samb make dean’s list Gretchen D. Huhnerkoch of Burnsville and Natalie L. Samb of Savage have made the dean’s list at Wichita State

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Torrie Anne Starkweather, Bachelor of Arts, journalism; Melanie Jo Teachout, Bachelor of Arts, journalism; Kayla Justine Tweten, Bachelor of Arts, sociology; Kathryn Barbara Vossen, Bachelor of Business Administration, business management and human resources, marketing. From Prior Lake: Kelsey Rae Klein, Bachelor of Science, economics, philosophy; Alison Laine Scott, Bachelor of Science, i ndust ria l eng i ne eri ng ; Br i a n Joh n Snouffer, Bachelor of Science, computer sciences. From Savage: Brianna Rae Baldwin, Bachelor of Science, economics; Ellen Elizabeth Bowman, Bachelor of Science, human development and family studies; Eric Vi Hao Lam, Bachelor of Business Administration, fi nance, investment and banking, management and human resources; Eric La Nguyen, Bachelor of Science, community and nonprofit leadership; Michelle Kaye Teigland, Bachelor of Science, kinesiology.

Local students graduate St. Thomas T he fol low i n g s t u d e nt s from the Savage area graduated from the University of St. Thomas this spring. From Burnsville: Joseph Borning, Bachelor of Arts, business administration, accounting, magna cum laude; El i zabet h Bou ma n, Master of S o ci a l Work, so ci a l work; James Carrico, Master of Arts, Catholic studies; Katelyn Childs, Bachelor of Arts, political science, communication and journalism; Ryan Else, Juris Doctor, law; MacKenzie Furlong, Bachelor of Arts, business administration, fi nancial management; Gary Haas, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, computer secu rit y; Ja me s H a m l i n , Master of Arts, Catholic studies; Luna Kimal, Master of A r ts, human resource and change leadership; Michael Leach, Bachelor of Arts, business administration, marketing management; M ichael Mantich, Master, business administration, management; Linda Palecek, Master, business ad mi nist ration; B a rbara Stassart, Master, business administration; Sarah Thukral, Master of Social

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Work, social work advanced standing; Paul Tinder, education specialist, educational leadership and administration; Linh Tran, Master, business administration. From Prior Lake: Andrew Amundson, Bachelor of Science, neu roscience, cu m l aude ; K a r e n A n d e r s o n , Master of A r ts, human re source and change leadership; Ashley Bolkcom, Bachelor of Arts, communication and journalism, cum laude; Meagan Grider, Bachelor of Arts, business administration, legal studies in business; Michael Hodgens, Master, business ad mi ni st ration, executive M.B.A.; Jordan Kivel, Bachelor of A r t s, bu si ne s s adm i n i st r at ion, ac c ou nt i n g , cum laude; Michael LeClair, Bachelor of A r ts, business administration, accounting; Bradley Onson, Master, business administration; Maria Ostertag, Bachelor of Arts, business administration, general business management; Agum Puri, Bachelor of Arts, business administration, marketing management; Homayoun Riazi, Master of Science, software engineering; Britt a ny Ro ger s, B achelor of Arts, psychology, magna cum laude; Jef frey Sevaldson, Bachelor of A r ts, business ad m i n i st r at ion , ent r epr e neu rship, com mu nication; Sara Speiker, Master, business administration; Jacob Su nder, Bachelor of A r ts, psychology, cum laude; Ben Wartman, Bachelor of Arts, business administration, financial management, magna cum laude. F rom Savage : K at ie Broadwell, Bachelor of Arts, c om mu n ic at ion a nd jou r nalism, psychology, summa cum laude; Erica Carlson, Bachelor of Arts, communication and journalism, cum laude; Callie Chamberlain, Bachelor of A r ts, business administration, marketing management, communication; Kenneth Dehnert, Master of Science, software engineering; John Fleming, Doctor of Education, leadership; Idil Hassa n, Bachelor of A r ts, communication and journali sm ; M e g h a n Ju nt u n e n , B achelor of A r t s, elementary education (K-6); Meghan Juntunen, Bachelor of Arts, Spanish; Eric Serbus, education specialist, educational leadership and administra-

tion; Michael Vork, Master of Science, technology management.

Swanson graduates from U of M P rior L a ke Hig h School Class of 2006 graduate Amanda Swa nson has earned a M a ster of A r t s i n sp e e chlang uage hearing sciences from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Swanson wi l l begin her career as a speech-language pathologist at Fraser Child and Family Center in Minneapolis.

Ly and Schaefer make SJU dean’s list Peter Ly a nd Nichol a s S ch aefer, bot h of Savage, have been named to the dean’s list at St. John’s University for the spring 2011 semester. Ly is the son of Tokheap and Peou Ly and a senior biochemistry major. Schaefer is the son of Tom and Joleen Schaefer and a junior natural science major. To be included on the dean’s list, st udents must have a semester grade-point average of at least 3.80 and have completed 12 credits.

Gaydos makes CSB spring 2011 dean’s list Kathryn Gaydos, daughter of Drew and JoAnn Gaydos of Savage, has been named to the dean’s list for the 2011 spring semester at the College of Saint Benedict. Gaydos is a fi rst-year history major. To be included on the dean’s list, st udents must have a semester grade-point average of at least 3.80 and have completed 12 credits. The Savage Pacer welcomes information from readers for “On Campus.” Items can be sent through the Web site at www.savagepacer.com; via email to editor@ savagepacer. com; by fax to (952) 447-6671; via U.S. mail at P.O. Box 376, Savage, MN 55378; or dropped off at the newspaper offi ce at 14093 Commerce Ave., S.E., Prior Lake. For more information, call the newspaper offi ce at (952) 440-1234.

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