Governor Dayton on Thursday announced the appointment of Patrick R. Rohland as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District. Rohland will be replacing Judge David W. Peterson, who retired earlier this year, with the judgeship chambered in Redwood Falls for Redwood County. Rohland currently serves as the Redwood Falls City Attorney, and previously served in the Redwood County Attorney’s Office. He is also a Scoutmaster and a youth group leader for his church and is active with Relay for Life. Local counties in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District include: Blue Earth, Brown, Cottonwood, Martin, Nicollet, Redwood and Watonwan.