Governor names candidate to replace Judge Spilseth 25 Aug 17


The Commission on Judicial Selection announced Thursday it is recommending three west central Minnesota prosecutors for consideration to fill an upcoming vacancy in the Eighth Judicial District Court. Judge Donald Spilseth is retiring October 6th. Governor Mark Dayton’s Candidates include: First Assistant Kandiyohi County Attorney Stephen Wentzell, Stevens County Attorney Aaron Jordan and Yellow Medicine County Attorney Keith Helgeson. An announcement of the appointment will be made following an interview process over the next few weeks.