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Legals for Wednesday, February 28, 2024


To be sold for cash at a Trustee’s Sale on June 17, 2024, at 11:00 AM on the front steps of the Phillips County Courthouse, 314 South Second Avenue W, Malta, MT, the following described real property situated in Phillips County, State of Montana:

Lot 21 and the West 12 feet of Lot 22, Block 4, Cosner's Third Addition to Malta, Phillips County, Montana, according to the official recorded plat thereof.

More commonly known as 318 S 6th St E, Malta, MT 59538.

Melissa Campbell, as Grantor, conveyed said real property to First American Title Insurance Company, as Trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as designated nominee for Guild Mortgage Company LLC, Beneficiary of the security instrument, its successors and assigns, by Deed of Trust on June 25, 2021, and filed for record in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder in Phillips County, State of Montana, on June 25, 2021 as Instrument No. 358179, in Book 94, at Page 193-211, of Official Records.

The Deed of Trust was assigned for value as follows:

Assignee: Guild Mortgage Company LLC

Assignment Dated: December 19, 2023

Assignment Recorded: December 28, 2023

Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 362364, in Book DOC 106, at Page 127-128,

All in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder for Phillips County, Montana

Jason J. Henderson is the Successor Trustee pursuant to a Substitution of Trustee recorded in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Phillips County, State of Montana, on January 18, 2024 as Instrument No. 362437, in Book Doc 106, at Page 346-347, of Official Records.

The Beneficiary has declared a default in the terms of said Deed of Trust due to the Grantor(s) failure to make monthly payments beginning September 1, 2022, and each month subsequent, which monthly installments would have been applied on the principal and interest due on said obligation and other charges against the property or loan. By reason of said default, the Beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by said Trust Deed immediately due and payable. The total amount due on this obligation is the principal sum of $78,978.01, interest in the sum of $3,645.32, other amounts due and payable in the amount of $6,099.12 for a total amount owing of $88,722.45, plus accruing interest, late charges, and other fees and costs that may be incurred or advanced.

The Beneficiary anticipates and may disburse such amounts as may be required to preserve and protect the property and for real property taxes that may become due or delinquent, unless such amounts of taxes are paid by the Grantor. If such amounts are paid by the Beneficiary, the amounts or taxes will be added to the obligations secured by the Deed of Trust. Other expenses to be charged against the proceeds of this sale include the Trustee’s fees and attorney’s fees, costs and expenses of the sale, and late charges, if any.

Beneficiary has elected, and has directed the Trustee to sell the above-described property to satisfy the obligation.

The sale is a public sale and any person, including the Beneficiary, excepting only the Trustee, may bid at the sale. The bid price must be paid immediately upon the close of bidding in cash or cash equivalents (valid money orders, certified checks or cashier’s checks). The conveyance will be made by Trustee’s Deed, without any representation or warranty, including warranty of title, express or implied, as the sale is made strictly on an as-is, where-is basis, without limitation, the sale is being made subject to all existing conditions, if any, of lead paint, mold or other environmental or health hazards. The sale purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the 10th day following the sale.

The Grantor, successor in interest to the Grantor, or any other person having an interest in the property, has the right, at any time prior to the Trustee’s Sale, to pay to the Beneficiary, or the successor in interest to the Beneficiary, the entire amount then due under the Deed of Trust and the obligation secured thereby (including costs and expenses actually incurred and attorney’s fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Deed of Trust with Successor Trustee’s and attorney’s fees. In the event that all defaults are cured, the foreclosure will be dismissed and the foreclosure sale will be canceled.

The scheduled Trustee’s Sale may be postponed by public proclamation up to 15 days for any reason. In the event of a bankruptcy filing, the sale may be postponed by the Trustee for up to 120 days by public proclamation at least every 30 days.

If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Successor Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse.

This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose.

Dated this 1st day of February, 2024. Jason J. Henderson Substitute Trustee 38 2nd Avenue East Dickinson, ND 58601 Telephone: 801-355-2886 Office Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8AM-5PM (MST) File No. MT21889

(Published by Phillips County News 2/21, 2/28, 3/6/2024)




The City of Malta will conduct a Public Hearing March 12, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comments concerning Resolution 1343. A Resolution Naming Repair and Maintenance Projects Pursuant to State-Local Infrastructure Partnership Ace (HB 355) Funding. The Resolution will be available for inspection at City Hall on March 7, 2024.

Persons and/or their agent(s) may appear in person or send written comments to Mayor John Demarais, PO Box 1300, Malta, MT 59538, no later than 12 noon on March 12, 2024.

(Published by Phillips County News 2/28, 3/6/2024) MNAXLP




The Dodson School District announces the upcoming school election to be held on May 7, 2024. Two trustee positions are up for election, one is a three-year term currently held by Bonnie Lankford and the other is a three-year term currently held by Lisa Campbell. To file for a seat on the Dodson School Board contact Mary Nordlund, Business Manager/District Clerk, for candidate forms. The deadline to file is March 28, 2024.

(Published by Phillips County News 2/21, 2/28/2024) MNAXLP


Invitation for Bids

The Fort Belknap Indian Community (FBIC) is seeking bids for the reconstruction of two (2) standard-size baseball fields. The location is on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation. Bids will be accepted until March 20th, 2024. Liability Insurance, TERO Compliance, System for Award Management ( registration and DUNS number are required.

This IFB does not constitute a contract for services performed or to be performed. Following the selection of the successful consultant, the FBIC and contractor will negotiate a contract including the full scope of services. The project scope of work can be requested via email from Amy Stewart,

Assistant Family Advocacy Coordinator, at [email protected] or 406-353-8361.

Proposals will be accepted via email up until March 20th, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. (MST). Screening and selections will be made by the Tiwahe Initiative committee.

The FBIC reserves the right to reject all bids/proposals.

Jeffery Stiffarm,

Fort Belknap Indian Community President

(Published by Phillips County News 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20/2024) MNAXLP



O’Brien & Pekovitch, PLLP

P.O. Box 1280

113 South 2nd Street West

Malta, MT. 59538-1280

Phone: (406) 654-2541

Attorneys for Plaintiffs



ANNA SHIPPEN, * Case No. DV-22-28

Plaintiff, *




CENEX HARVEST STATES, now known as *

CHS INC., and




and all other persons, unknown claiming or who

might claim any right, title, estate or interest in, *

or lien or encumbrance upon, the real property NOTICE OF

described in the Complaint, or any thereof, * SHERIFF'S SALE

adverse to Plaintiff’s ownership, or any cloud upon

Plaintiff’s title thereto, whether such claim or *

possible claim be present or contingent,

Defendants. *


TO BE SOLD AT SHERIFF'S SALE on the 28th day of March 2024, at 10:00 A.M .: Tract A of Certificate of Survey #219, both located in

Government Lot 8 of Section 8, Township 30 North, Range 30 East, M.P.M.

EXCLUDING therefrom Parcel No. 11 on Montana State Highway Project

STPS 242-1(8)0, as shown on the Right-of-Way plan for said project on file

in the office of the County Clerk and Recorder in Phillips County, Montana.

EXCLUDING therefrom Parcel No. 12 on Montana State Highway Project

STPS 242-1(8)0, as shown on the Right-of-Way plan for said project on file

in the office of the County Clerk and Recorder in Phillips County, Montana.

The Sale will take place at the front steps of the Phillips County Courthouse, in Malta, Montana.

The Court has ordered that the real estate and improvements owned by Defendant Emil Martin Lundstrom be sold.

DATED this 21st day of February, 2024.

Faith Robinson

Jerry Lytle, Sheriff

By: Faith Robinson


(Published by Phillips County News 2/28, 3/6, 3/13/2024)




Malta Airport

Malta, Montana

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for the procurement of snow removal equipment for Malta Airport, Malta, Montana, will be received by the Phillips County Regional Airport Authority, Malta, Montana, until 1: 30 PM MT, on March 7, 2024. Bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud at the office of the Airport Manager, Malta Airport 345 Airport Road, Malta, MT 59538.

The bid documents are to be mailed or delivered to Phillips County Regional Airport Authority, Attn: Dixon Hitch, Airport Manager, 345 Airport Road, Malta, Montana 59538 and shall be sealed and endorsed, "Bid Airport Snow Removal Equipment, Malta Airport". Any bids received after the designated time above will be returned to the bidder unopened.

The proposed equipment procurement includes the following:

Procurement of Compact Tract Loader with Attachments

Bidding Documents are on file and may be seen at the office of the Airport Manager, and at the office of KLJ Engineering, 2611 Gabel Road, Billings, Montana.

Complete digital project bidding documents are available at “Projects for Bid” or You may download the digital plan documents for $25.00 by inputting Quest project #8990736 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact at 952-233-1632 or [email protected] 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 $82.00 per set at KLJ, 2611 Gabel Road, Billings for each set obtained. Contact KLJ at 406-245-5499 if you have any questions.

Bidders must obtain Bidding Documents from the Engineer or through QuestCDN and must be shown on the plan holders list to be considered a responsive Bidder.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a bid security made payable the Phillips County Regional Airport Authority in the amount of ten (10) percent of the total bid price. The security may consist of cash, a cashier's check, a certified check, a bank money order, a certificate of deposit, a money market certificate, or a bank draft. The security must be drawn and issued by a federally chartered or state-chartered bank or savings and loan association that is insured by or for which insurance is administered by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; drawn and issued by a credit union insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund; or a bid bond or bonds executed by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of Montana.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Contract Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the full amount of the Contract.

The Phillips County Regional Airport Authority, Malta, Montana, reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of 60 days after the date fixed for the opening thereof to reject any and all bids and waive defects and to accept any bids should it be deemed for the public good and also reserves the right to reject the bid of any party who has been delinquent or unfaithful in the performance of any former contract to the Owner.

Dated this 21 of February 2024.

/s/Pat Doucette, Chairman

Phillips County Regional Airport Authority

Malta, Montana

(Published by Phillips County News 2/21, 2/28/2024)



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