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New 8th Judicial District Court Judge Charles Glasrud (seated center) and his mother Barbara and wife Deb Economou listen to words of advice from Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Paul Anderson before Glasrud is sworn in on July 15 at the Stevens County Courthouse.

Glasrud's rise to judicial bench starts in a newsroom

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

Charlie Glasrud's early career ambitions centered on journalism, and he was working at a newspaper following college when he and a friend there decided to give law school a try.


That decision began a professional journey that, for now, has culminated in Glasrud's swearing in as an 8th Judicial District Court Judge last week.

Glasrud received his robe surrounded by his wife, Deb Economou, and his mother, Barbara.

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