West Fargo Pioneer: "It's not uncommon for 50 people to sit in a Cass County courtroom as they wait for their cases to be called by a judge, and finding an empty spot that's not next to a stranger can be difficult."
G.F. Herald: "The criminal jury trial calendar in the Northeast Central Judicial District has been set back eight to 12 months, and the civil case calendar has been set back 'well over a year,' according to presiding Judge Donald Hager."
G.F. Herald: "The North Dakota Supreme Court has issued an emergency order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to maintain judicial branch functions by granting district judges statewide jurisdiction to set bail."
A farewell coffee reception for retiring South Central Judicial District Judge Gail Hagerty and court reporter Ronda Colby will be held on Friday, March 13, at 3 p.m. at the Burleigh County Courthouse.
The investiture ceremony for new South Central Judicial District Judge Bobbi Weiler, originally scheduled for March 19, has been postponed. The ceremony will be rescheduled to a date and time to be determined.