Judge Lawrence Jahnke, '66, announces Retirement

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Judge Lawrence Jahnke of the Northeast Central Judicial District has announced that he will retire March 15. He was appointed a district judge in May 1989 and won election in 1990, 1996, 2002, 2008 and 2014.

Jahnke entered private legal practice in Grand Forks in 1986 after a 20-year career as a judge advocate in the United States Air Force.

He graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 1966.