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Published November 11, 2010, 09:25 AM

New US Attorney to be Sworn In Friday In Bismarck

The new U.S. attorney for North Dakota is to be formally sworn in Friday.

By: Associated Press, WDAZ

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The new U.S. attorney for North Dakota is to be formally sworn in Friday.

The ceremony for Timothy Purdon is set for 3 p.m. at the federal courthouse in Bismarck. Senior U.S. District Judge Pat Conmy will

preside.

President Barack Obama appointed Purdon to the job. The U.S. Senate in August confirmed the former Democratic national committeeman. He succeeds Republican Drew Wrigley as North Dakota's top federal prosecutor.

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