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  • Local district judge goes the extra mile

    KX Net: "Five years ago, David Reich started Runners Against Destructive Decisions, or RADD, to give those working on recovery, or through probation, something else positive to work toward. The idea took off, because, when you’re out there running, there’s no telling who is the judge, or police chief, or who is in recovery."
  • Judge Schneider will not run for reelection in SCJD

    South Central Judicial District Judge Thomas J. Schneider has announced that he will not be running for reelection in 2020. Judge Schneider served as a county judge from 1986-1994 and was first elected district judge in 1994.
  • Judge Hagerty to retire

    South Central Judicial District Presiding Judge Gail Hagerty has announced that she will retire effective March 16, 2020. Judge Hagerty served as a Burleigh County Judge from 1987-1994 and was first elected as a SCJD judge in 1994.
  • Korean War veteran overcame paralysis

    Jamestown Sun: "Old Baldy in Korea is officially known on military maps as Hill 266. To Gordon Hoberg, a veteran of the conflict there, it was a miserable and dangerous place to serve."
  • Notice of Judicial Vacancy

    The Judicial Nominating Committee received a letter from Gov. Doug Burgum convening the committee to screen applicants and submit a list of nominees to fill the new judgeship in the South Central Judicial District. Applications are due July 12.
  • New judges study at National Judicial College

    South Central Judicial District Judges Doug Bahr and Dan Borgen along with referee Pam Nesvig and East Central Judicial District Judge Tristan Van de Streek were among the new judges attending the General Jurisdiction course at the National Judicial College this month.
  • Judge Sonna M. Anderson 1958-2019

    Retired South Central Judicial District Judge Sonna M. Anderson died March 10. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at First Lutheran Church in Bismarck. Judge Anderson was appointed to the bench in 2003 and served until 2018. A University of Denver College of Law graduate, she was admitted to the N.D. bar in 1985.