Judge Keith Helgeson


Appointed Oct. 11. 2021, by Governor Tim Walz. Elected in 2022. Current term expires Jan. 2029.

Past Employment:

Yellow Medicine County Attorney
Assistant Yellow Medicine County Attorney
Law clerk, Judge Bruce Christopherson
Adjunct professor, Southwest Minnesota State University

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Volunteer, Yellow Medicine County Restorative Justice Advisory Council
  • Volunteer, Chemical Health Coalition
  • Volunteer, Prairie Lakes Advisory Board
  • President of the Tri-County Law Library Board
  • Mock trial coach
  • Former member, Granite Falls City Council
  • Former member, Granite Falls Hospital Board