ST. CLOUD -- The Commission on Judicial Selection is taking applications to fill a judgeship in St. Cloud.

Judge Thomas Knapp retired June 3rd, leaving a vacancy in the Seventh Judicial District. Knapp served on the bench for nearly 18 years.

The application deadline is Monday, July 29th.

The Seventh Judicial District serves 10 counties in central Minnesota including Stearns and Benton counties.