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Teen Court
Watonwan County Teen Court began in 2000 and is possible through the support of the following: Minnesota Department of Public Safety, YIPA, Watonwan County Court Services, the cities of MadeliaSt. James, and Butterfield, as well as the generous donations from local service groups as well as private citizens.

Current Jurors
There are currently 56 jurors trained to hear first time nonviolent juvenile offender cases. Teen jurors range in grades from eighth to twelfth from all over Watonwan County. They are trained to ask the child and parents questions about the offense and determine a fair sentence.

Become A Juror
Teen Court operates once a month with ongoing trainings throughout the year. Contact our office at (507) 375-1294 if you have an interest in becoming a teen juror or have any questions.