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(Published in the Echo Journal, April 27

(Published in the Echo Journal, April 27, May 4, 11, 2022, 3t.) SUMMONS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF CROW WING DISTRICT COURT NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT CASE TYPE: Quiet Title Court File No.: 18-CV-22-1479 DHC of Lakes Area, Inc. a Minnesota Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. Mark L. Knoll and June Knoll, married Minnesota residents; Julie A. Niles and Terry Niles, married Minnesota residents; and any other persons claiming an interest through them; John Doe; ABC Company; and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest, or lien in the real estate described in the Complaint herein, Defendants. THIS SUMMONS IS DIRECTED TO: THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS 1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiff’s Complaint against you is attached to this Summons. Do not throw these papers away. They are official papers that affect your rights. You must respond to this lawsuit even though it may not yet be filed with the Court and there may be no court file number on this Summons. 2. YOU MUST REPLY WITHIN 21 DAYS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. You must give or mail to the person who signed this Summons a written response called an Answer within 21 days of the date on which you received this Summons. You must send a copy of your Answer to the person who signed this Summons located at: 319 South 6th Street, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401. 3. YOU MUST RESPOND TO EACH CLAIM. The Answer is your written response to the Plaintiff’s Complaint. In your Answer you must state whether you agree or disagree with each paragraph of the Complaint. If you believe the Plaintiff should not be given everything asked for in the Complaint, you must say so in your Answer. 4. YOU WILL LOSE YOUR CASE IF YOU DO NOT SEND A WRITTEN RESPONSE TO THE COMPLAINT TO THE PERSON WHO SIGNED THIS SUMMONS. If you do not answer within 21 days, you will lose this case. You will not get to tell your side of the story, and the Court may decide against you and award the Plaintiff everything asked for in the Complaint. If you do not want to contest the claims stated in the Complaint, you do not need to respond. A default judgment can then be entered against you for the relief requested in the Complaint. 5. LEGAL ASSISTANCE. You may wish to get legal help from a lawyer. If you do not have a lawyer, the Court Administrator may have information about places where you can get legal assistance. Even if you cannot get legal help, you must still provide a written Answer to protect your rights or you may lose the case. 6.ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION. The parties may agree to or be ordered to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice. You must still send your written response to the Complaint even if you expect to use alternative means of resolving this dispute. 7. To be included only if this lawsuit affects title to real property: THIS LAWSUIT MAY AFFECT OR BRING INTO QUESTION TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY located in Crow Wing County, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows: PARCEL 1: The East 100 feet of the West 300 feet of Government Lot Two (2), Section 34, Township 135, Range 28, Crow Wing County, Minnesota AND That part of Government Lot Two (2), Section 34, Township 135, Range 28, Crow Wing County, Minnesota described as follows: Commencing at the northwest corner of said Government Lot 2; thence South 89 degrees 34 minutes 10 seconds east, assumed bearing, 300.06 feet along the north line of said Government Lot 2 to its intersection with the east line of the west 300.00 feet of said Government Lot 2; thence South 0 degrees 42 minutes 52 seconds east 1668.80 feet along said east line of the west 300.00 feet of Government Lot 2, the point of beginning; thence North 88 degrees 41 minutes 20 seconds east 11.30 feet; thence south 1 degree 06 minutes 10 seconds east 46.69 feet; thence south 88 degrees 41 minutes 20 seconds west 11.62 feet to said east line of the West 300.00 feet of Government Lot 2; thence north 0 degrees 42 minutes 52 seconds west 46.69 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning, Crow Wing County, Minnesota PARCEL 2: The West 200 feet except the West 100 feet thereof, of Government Lot 2, Section 34, Township 135, Range 28. The object of this action is: To quiet title of Parcel 1 in the Plaintiff’s name, as more fully described in the Complaint. Dated: March 10, 2022 SEVERSON PORTER LAW By /s/ Kurt W. Porter Mark A. Severson (Reg. No. 0388914) Kurt W. Porter (Reg. No. 0391461) Cody D. Schmidt (Reg. No. 0401411) Kevin J. Egan, of Counsel (Reg. No. 0390606) 319 South 6th Street Brainerd, MN 56401 (218) 692-6999 ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF ACKNOWLEDGMENT The undersigned hereby acknowledges that costs, disbursements, and reasonable attorney and witness fees may be awarded pursuant to Minnesota Statute §549.211, to the party against whom the allegations in the pleading are asserted. /s/ Kurt W. Porter