Detroit Lakes native appointed as 9th District Court judge
Though he's only an occasional visitor now, Erik Askegaard has very fond memories of the community that he still considers his hometown.
"My family moved to Detroit Lakes when I was 3 years old," says Askegaard, 49, a longtime Brainerd attorney who will become Crow Wing County's newest district court judge on Jan. 4.
"It's a town I still miss very much. It was a wonderful place to be a kid in the 1970s."
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