June 10, 2013
Two employees who each worked 35 years for the South Dakota Unified Judicial System were honored for their services at a May 24 retirement ceremony at the Brown County Courthouse. Rick Neal, second from left, was a court reporter; and Mike Brumbaugh, third from left, was the 5th Judicial Circuit's chief probation officer. Judge Jack Von Wald, far left, presented the men with respective proclamations declaring May 24 Rick Neal Day and Mike Brumbaugh Day in South Dakota. David Gilbertson, far right, the chief justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court, presented each of the men with plaques commemorating their service. Both Neal and Brumbaugh are from Aberdeen.