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Thompson Michels appointed to 8th District judicial commission

ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton announced Monday the appointment of Colleen Thompson Michels to an Eighth Judicial District non-attorney position on the Commission on Judicial Selection. Thompson Michels will serve as one of four commission members.

Thompson Michels, now retired, served as the president, vice president of academic affairs and dean of instruction at Ridgewater College in Willmar and Hutchinson.

She also managed her own radio advertising consulting service, is a member of the Willmar Area Chamber of Commerce and is actively involved with the United Way of West Central Minnesota.