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Benson named Chief Judge of the Third Judicial District


Fri, Feb 20th, 2009
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Judge Robert R. Benson was elected as the new Chief Judge of the Third Judicial District on January 30, 2009, at a meeting of the 23 judges of the District. The Third Judicial District consists of the 11 southeastern Minnesota counties. Judge Benson will take office on July 1, 2009 replacing current Chief Judge William A. Johnson. The Chief Judge has general administrative authority over the courts within the Judicial District in addition to his trial court judge duties and responsibilities. Judge Benson will remain chambered in Fillmore County during his term as Chief Judge.

Judge Benson was also recently honored by receiving the 2008 "Judge of the Year" Award for Exemplary Service from the Minnesota District Judges Association. This award is given to one Minnesota trial judge each year to recognize the efforts of a judge who has provided outstanding service to the Judicial System. Nominations for this award are made by judges, court staff, lawyers and the public. The judge must have distinguished them self by:

1. Contributing to the improvement of the judicial system;

2. Exemplary service as a trial court judge; and

3. Promoting judicial efficiency.

Judge Benson was appointed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz to serve as the Chair of the Statewide Judicial Strategic Planning committee for 2008-2009 and reappointed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Russell Anderson for 2010-2011. This committee determined the strategic plan for the entire state judicial system. In addition, Judge Benson has been involved in many local, district and state level committees, a member of the Dodge/Fillmore/Olmsted Community Corrections Advisory Board, co-chair of the 3rd/5th Judicial District Early Case Management Pilot Project, member of the Statewide Access and Fairness Survey Workgroup, member of the Statewide Judicial Education Committee, member of the District Executive Committee and District Resources Workgroup.

Shooting victim faces several charges

Fri, Feb 13th, 2009
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PRESTON - A criminal complaint was filed in Fillmore County District Court on Tuesday, February 10, charging Dylan Dean Westby, 20, of Rushford, with three felony counts of burglary, making terroristic threats and assault. Westby is expected to make ..... 
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District Court

Fri, Feb 6th, 2009
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Jonathon Allen Minshall, 25, of Spring Valley, was sentenced to five years probation by Judge Robert Benson in Fillmore County District Court on Monday, February 2, 2008, after pleading guilty to multiple charges.

Minshall pled guilty on Jan ..... 
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Fillmore County District Court

Fri, Jan 9th, 2009
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Felony Charges

• Phillip Dean Polkowske, 37, of Spring Valley, was charged in Fillmore County District Court on Monday, January 5, 2009 with making terroristic threats and fleeing a police officer.

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Ostrander man charged with criminal vehicular homicide

Fri, Jan 2nd, 2009
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PRESTON - Braden Dylan Knutson, 22, of Ostrander, was charged in Fillmore County District Court on December 29, 2008, with four felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide and 10 felony counts of criminal vehicular operation related to a fatal acci ..... 
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Fillmore County District Court

Fri, Dec 26th, 2008
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Felony Charges

• Ryan Scott Rindels, 19, of Ostrander, was charged in Fillmore County District Court on Monday, December 22, 2008, with three felony charges including burglary, theft and receiving stolen property.

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Fillmore County District Court

Fri, Dec 19th, 2008
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Felony Charges

• Brett Alan Delaney, aka Brandon Phillips, 40, of Hopkins, was charged in Fillmore County District Court on Monday, December 15, with four felony counts of criminal sexual conduct.

According to court records, it is ..... 
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Canton woman charged with defrauding her son

Fri, Dec 12th, 2008
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PRESTON - Rhonda Rhane Wangen, 49, of Canton, was charged in Fillmore County District Court on Monday, December 8, 2009, with one count of felony theft and two counts of credit card fraud.

According to the criminal complaint, it is alleged t ..... 
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Fillmore County District Court

Fri, Dec 5th, 2008
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Felony Sentencing

• Todd Allen Tollefsrud, 40, of Mabel, was sentenced in Fillmore County District Court on December 1, 2008 to five years probation after pleading guilty to felony theft .

According to court records, Tollefsrud ad ..... 
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