New sheriff

John DeGeorge took the oath of office as Fillmore County sheriff at 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7. Judge Matt Opat presided over the swearing in, which was attended by DeGeorge’s family as well as many people from the sheriff’s office and former co-workers. Pictured is Fillmore County Sheriff John DeGeorge along with wife Jen, children Dana and Grant, and Judge Matt Opat. Submitted photo