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Newest Eighth District judge emphasizes duty to those before court


MONTEVIDEO — Newly appointed Eighth Judicial District Judge Thomas Van Hon emphasized the importance of serving those who come before the court as he took the oath of office in an investiture ceremony Tuesday in Montevideo.

The new judge will be chambered in Montevideo. He succeeds Judge Paul Nelson, who recently retired after serving in that seat since 1997.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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