United States District Court, W.D. Wisconsin
FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW
BARBARA B. CRABB UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
above-captioned matter having come before the Court to be
heard, Honorable Barbara B. Crabb, United States District
Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin, presiding
without a jury, on March 20, 2019, the Plaintiff, United
States of America, having appeared by its attorney, the
Office of the United States Attorney for the Western District
of Wisconsin, and no appearance having been made on behalf of
the Defendants herein, except as may be noted on the record;
the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Western
District of Wisconsin having duly entered the default of
Defendants Joseph D. Miller, Dawn L. Miller, Luke Anders
Laliberty, Tractor Central, LLC, Andy F. Bensend, Frontier Ag
& Turf, Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, Kringle's
Custom Combining, Midland Funding, LLC, Michael Sarauer,
Candyce Sarauer, Natures Edge Therapy Center, Inc., and J.K.
Dairy Equipment Sales, LLC; and the United States having
filed a Notice of Application for Default and Motion for
Default, with accompanying Declarations; and it further
appearing that due notice of application and motion for
judgment has been made to the Defendants, and the Court
having heard the matter, therefore makes and files the
following findings of fact and conclusions of law
constituting its decision in this action.
allegations set forth in the United States' complaint are
accepted as true.
There is now due and unpaid on all Notes and Mortgages held
by the United States as of March 20, 2019, the sums set forth
in Attachment A.
United States has incurred the following costs in this
action: See Attachment A.
proceedings have been had at law or otherwise for the
recovery of the sum secured by said Notes and Mortgages.
mortgaged premises are described as follows:
Lot 1 of Certified Survey Map No. 4926, Volume 34, Page 47,
Document Number 693703, being a part of the Southwest Quarter
of the Southeast Quarter of Section 7, Township 36 North,
Range 13 West, in the Town of Lakeland, Barron County,
Tax ID Number: 026-0700-17-000
real estate is so situated that it cannot be sold in parcels
without injury to the interest of the parties, and a sale of
the whole will be more beneficial to the parties hereto.
Notice of the pendency of this action was duly given on
August 30, 2018, after the filing of the Complaint herein, by
filing a Notice of Lis Pendens in the office of the Register
of Deeds for Barron County, Wisconsin. This was done in the
manner and form required by law, after the filing of the
complaint herein, and more than twenty (20) days prior to the
trial or other resolution of this action.
Defendants have not served an Answer or other response and
the Clerk of Court has duly entered the default of said