David Minge has been a resident of rural Minnesota and now lives in St Paul. After law school, he worked in a large firm, taught in a law school, and then settled on a career as a country lawyer in Montevideo, MN. Active in the community, he was a part of organizing CURE. He served in Congress from 1993 to 2001 and on the Minnesota Court of Appeals in 2002 to 2016. He is married to Karen Aaker Minge, has two sons and four grandchildren, and enjoys biking, canoeing, and cross-country skiing.