Governor Pete Ricketts appointed Francis W. Barron III of Arlington to the County Court, Sixth Judicial District (consisting of Burt, Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Dodge, Thurston, and Washington counties).

Barron, 37, has served as Burt County Attorney since January 2015.  His duties as county attorney have included prosecuting felony cases, dealing with child support matters, and representing and advising the Burt County Board. Read Press Release.