Public Notices, Dec. 2, 2021


(November 18, 24, December 2, 2021)



Case Type: Custody/ Paternity

Court File No. Not Yet Filed

In Re the Custody of:

Nolan Stan Eldon Sowers DOB 12/10/2019

James Dean Sowers, Petitioner,


Meranda Ashley Stone,




THIS SUMMONS IS AN OFFICIAL DOCUMENT THAT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS. A copy of the paperwork regarding the lawsuit is served on you with this summons. Read this summons and attached petition carefully. If you do not understand it, contact an attorney for legal advice.

1. The Petitioner has filed a lawsuit asking the court to decide paternity, custody, and parenting time of the minor child(ren) listed above in the caption. Petitioner is also requesting the Court to establish child support.

2. You must serve upon Petitioner and file with the court a written Answer to the Petition.If Petitioner is requesting child support, you must file a Financial Affidavit along with your Answer. You must pay the required filing fee. If you cannot afford to pay the filing fee, you may qualify to have the filing fee waived by the court. You must file anIn Forma Pauperis application with the court and a judge will decide whether you must pay the fee. All court forms are available from the Court Administrator’s office and on the Court’s website at www.mncourts.gov/

forms. You must serve your Answer and Financial Affidavit upon Petitioner within 21 days of the date you were served with this Summons, not counting the day of service. If you do not serve and file your Answer and Financial Affidavit, the court may grant Petitioner everything he or she is asking for in the attached Petition.

NOTICE OF PARENT EDUCATION PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Parenting education may be required in all custody or parenting proceedings. You may contact court administration for additional information regarding this requirement and the availability of parent education programs.

Dated: September 22, 2021

KOHLMEYER HAGEN, Law Office, Chtd.

By: /s/ Jason C. Kohlmeyer

Jason C. Kohlmeyer

Attorney for Petitioiner

Attorney No.: 303963

150 St. Andrews Court, Suite 110

Mankato, Minnesota 56001





(November 18, 24, December 2, 2021)






Sealed bids will be received by the Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota, at the office of the Lower Sioux Indian Housing Authority 39257 Reservation Highway 1, PO Box 308, Morton, MN 56270, until 1:30 , December 21, 2021, at which time they will be Publicly opened and read for the furnishing of materials, labor, equipment and skill required for the construction of Site Grading, Utilities, Paving and incidental items in and for said Lower Sioux Indian Community, as is more fully described and set forth in the plans and specifications therefore, which are now on file in the office of KLJ Engineering.

Bids shall be upon cash payment on the following estimated quantities and types of work:

Pavement Removal – 179 SY; Concrete sidewalk – 525 SY; Concrete Paving – 844 SY; Erosion Controls, Earthwork Grading – 8,000 CY; Sand Subbase – 473 CY; Class 5 Gravel – 440 CY; Curb & Gutter – 544 LF; Asphalt Paving – 312 Ton; Watermain & Service – 873 LF; Sanitary Sewer Main and Service – 674 LF; Storm Sewer – 376 LF; and other items identified in the Construction Plans.

The contract documents are on file and may be examined at the following:

KLJ Engineering LLC 300 23rd Avenue E, Suite 100

West Fargo, North Dakota 58078

Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.kljeng.com “Projects for Bid” or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $35.00 by inputting Quest project # 8071047 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@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 for a non-refundable price of

$115.00 per set KLJ Engineering LLC, 300 23rd Avenue E, Suite 100, West Fargo, ND 58078. Please contact us at 701-232-5353 if you have any questions.

All bids will be contained in a sealed envelope, as above provided; plainly marked showing that such envelope contains a bid for the above project. All bids are to be submitted on the basis of cash payment for the work and materials. Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid security in a sum equal to five per cent (5%) of the full amount of the bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. The bid security shall be in the form of a Bid Bond, certified check or cashier’s check payable to the Lower Sioux Indian Community. The bid security is a guarantee that the bidder, if awarded the contract, will enter into a contract for the work described in the contract documents. A contract shall be awarded on the basis of the low bid submitted by a responsible and responsive bidder for the aggregate sum of all bid items. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish Contract Performance and Payment Bonds in the full amount of the contract.work on the improvement will be completed by August 15, 2022.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids to waive any informality in any bid, to hold all bids for a period not to exceed days from the date of opening bids, and to accept the bid deemed most favorable to the interest of the Owner.

Should the Contractor fail to complete the work within the time required herein or within such extra time as may have been granted by formal extensions of time approved by the Owner, there will be deducted from any amount due the Contractor the sum of $1,000.00 per day and every day that the completion of the work is delayed. The Contractor and his surety will be liable for any excess. Such payment will be as and for liquidated damages.

The work to be performed under the contract is subject to section 7(b) of the Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 450e(b)). Section 7(b) requires that to the greatest extent feasible (i) preference and opportunities for training and employment shall be given to Indians, and (ii) preference in the award of contracts and subcontracts shall be given to Indian organizations or Indian-owned economic enterprises.

Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment (31 U.S.C. 1352). Contractors that apply or bid for an award exceeding $100,000 must file the required certification. Each tier certifies to the tier above that it will not and has not used Federal appropriated funds to pay any person or organization for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a member of Congress, officer of employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress in connection with obtaining any Federal contract, grant or any other award covered by 31 U.S.C. 1352. Each tier must also disclose any lobbying with non-federal funds that takes place in connection with obtaining any Federal award. Such disclosures are forwarded from tier to tier up to the non-federal award.

Dated this 18th day of November, 2021



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