Wadena graduate appointed judge
The Honorable Rodney C. Hanson, a 1978 Wadena High School graduate, was recently appointed by governor Mark Dayton as judge to Minnesota's eighth judicial district in Pope county.
Hanson's investiture was held Nov. 15, where he was sworn in at his chambered courthouse in Glenwood. Along with family and friends, Hanson's parents, longtime Wadena residents Harlyn and Janette Hanson were present. Hanson was sworn in by a family bible held by his mother.