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Sheriff facing possible stalking charge resigns

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LAKOTA -- Nelson County Sheriff Kelly Janke abruptly announced Friday he is resigning immediately to avoid prosecution over a charge he says involves a former romantic relationship outside his marriage.

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Janke was in charge of the arrest of Lakota farmer Rodney Brossart and several family members in 2011 over a neighbor’s stray cattle Brossart refused to return.

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