ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge David Minge is retiring at the end of March.

Gov. Mark Dayton’s office made the announcement Wednesday of an upcoming vacancy for the court’s Second Congressional District seat. The announcement says Minge is retiring on March 31.

The 69-year-old Minge is a former four-term Democratic congressman from southwestern Minnesota. He lost a reelection bid in 2000 to Republican Mark Kennedy. Former Gov. Jesse Ventura appointed him to the state Court of Appeals in 2002.

The state’s Commission on Judicial Selection is now accepting applicants for the seat.

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Comments (2)
  1. Yoda says:

    Good public servant, this one.

    1. Murph says:

      Yoda,they are all good until they are not! Unlike Bachmann and Pawlenty there is no Frank Vennes jr. in his closet,no lying,kissing up to fakely religiousness,or all the other absolutely absurd and utterly unbelievable stuff we are now bombarded with.All I can say is,if people pole danced with Beck and his blackboard,Rush with his impacted colon and the Australian puppeteer behind it all! I hope they come to their senses and remember the are Americans first,slave laborers and idiots second! Vote Democrat!,stay out of the GOP REX 84 camp!THey have a plan,you are in it! It won’t be pretty!

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