Eighth Judicial District awaits word on request to replace judge
MONTEVIDEO -- The retirement of district Judge Bruce Christopherson at the start of the year has reduced to 10 the number of judges serving the 13 counties in the rural Eighth Judicial District.
His departure from the bench in Yellow Medicine County starts a process that is the cause for some apprehension in the district, which has the smallest complement of judges among the state's 10 judicial districts.
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