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.
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.
On Nov. 24, Northeast Judicial District Presiding Judge Laurie Fontaine was recognized by colleagues and staff for her seven years service as presiding judge. Judge Donovan Foughty will be taking over as NEJD presiding judge Jan. 1, 2020.
Mark Turner’s United Tribes Technical College class visited the Burleigh County Courthouse on Wednesday, Oct. 30. They observed misdemeanor first appearances and then met with South Central Judicial District Judge Gail Hagerty and assistant State’s Attorney Dennis Ingold.