ST. PAUL - A St. Cloud native is one of the state's newest judges. Governor Mark Dayton has appointed Sara Grewing as District Court Judge in the Second Judicial District.

Grewing is the St. Paul City Attorney. Previously she was the Chief of Staff to the Mayor of St. Paul. Grewing is a graudate of St. Cloud Cathedral High School.

Her mother, Lynn Grewing, is the principal at Cathedral.

Dayton also appointed Nicole Starr to the Second Judicial District. She's currently an Assistant Public Defender specializing in forensic science.

Minnesota's Second Judicial District consists of Ramsey County.