Courthouses in Billings, Bowman, Cavalier, Divide, Foster, Golden Valley, Hettinger, Mercer, Pembina, Richland, Sargent, Steele and Williams counties will be closed June 20 in recognition of the Juneteenth holiday.
Primary elections were held June 14. In the East Central Judicial District, David Chapman and Connie Cleveland were the top vote getters for election to Judgeship No. 4. In the Southeast Judicial District, Paul Murphy and Nick Thornton will face each other for election to Judgeship No. 2.
Chief Judge Peter D. Welte of the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota has reappointed Magistrate Judge Alice R. Senechal to an eight-year term as a United States Magistrate Judge, effective February 9, 2023.