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  • 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.
  • The man behind the bench

    The Good Life: "While much of the greater Fargo-Moorhead area was shut down or closing early for the day, the Cass County Courthouse in Fargo was open for business as usual in spite of the record cold snap that had gripped the region that last week of January 2019."
  • Judge Van de Streek investiture

    Judge Tristan Van de Streek's formal investiture ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the Cass County courthouse.
  • SCJD Judge Anderson to retire

    District Judge Sonna M. Anderson has announced her retirement effective June 30. She has served as a judge in the South Central Judicial District since 2004.