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.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage:

DATE OF MORTGAGE: October 31, 2008

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $120,234.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Tricia R. Rasmussen and Troy Rasmussen, wife and husband

MORTGAGEE: Merchants Bank

LENDER: Merchants Bank

SERVICER: Nationwide Advantage Mortgage Company

DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Filed November 7, 2008, Fillmore County Recorder, as Document Number 367726

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Nationwide Advantage Mortgage Company; Dated: November 20, 2008 filed: February 4, 2009, recorded as document number 369308

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Lots 8 and 9, Block 5, in the village (now city) of Fountain

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 105 2nd St, Fountain, MN 55935

PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 24-0086-000; 24-0087-000

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Fillmore

THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $120,346.41

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: May 10, 2012, 10:00am

PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff's Main Office, Main Lobby of Courthouse, Courthouse Square, Preston, MN 55965

to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s) the personal representatives or assigns.

TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, unless otherwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mortgagor(s) must vacate the property, if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23, is 11:59 p.m. on November 12, 2012.

"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 5 UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

Dated: March 13, 2012

Nationwide Advantage

Mortgage Company


Assignee of Mortgagee

SHAPIRO & ZIELKE, LLP

BY

Lawrence P. Zielke - 152559


Diane F. Mach - 273788


Melissa L. B. Porter - 0337778


Randolph W. Dawdy 2160X


Ronald W. Spencer - 0104061


Stephanie O. Nelson - 0388918


Attorneys for Mortgagee


12550 West Frontage Road, Ste. 200


Burnsville, MN 55337


(952) 831-4060

PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT, YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS OFFICE IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THIS NOTICE IS REQUIRED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT AND DOES NOT IMPLY THAT WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT MONEY FROM ANYONE WHO HAS DISCHARGED THE DEBT UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

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