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Ralph R. Erickson – 2012

Ralph R. Erickson – 2012

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Government Act 1978 
Rev. l/JOl3 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Erickson, Ralph Court Organization District North Dakota Date Report 05/10/2013 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) District Judge--Active  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial [{] Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address 
Quentin Burdick Courthouse 655 lst Ave. N., Ste. 410 Fargo, 58102-4952 
IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. POSITI0NS. (Reporting individual only; see PP 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Trustee Trust Director 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing ins/ructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
PARTIES AND TERMS 1/15/88 401K Ohnstad Twichell, P.C. 
2115193 NDPERS County Retirement Plan 
1/02/05 PERS State Judicial Retirement Plan 
12/31/96 457(b) Plan State North Dakota Filer's Non-Investment Income 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours, not spouse's) Spouse's Non-Investment Income Jfyou were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section.
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 12/31/2012 Self-employed Optometrist 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging.food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 a/filing instruclions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) GIFTS. (lnc/11des those spo11se and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instr11ctions.) [{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{]  NONE (No reportable liabilities.)  
CREDITOR  DESCRIPTION  

VALUE CODE 

Name Person Reporting 
05/10/2013 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (I) (2) (3) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code 
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
transaction) AWSHX Dividend Lsi Logic rp. None 
Intel, Inc., common stock Dividend 
Alcatel Lucent common stock None  Oakmark Select, mutual fund  Dividend  Proctor Gamble, common stock  Dividend  Wells Fargo Co., common stock  Dividend  Fed. Capital Reserve Fund, Bell State Bank Trust (X) 401K  Interest  ING Aetna 457(b) ING (Ae tna) Index Plus Large Cap.  Int./Div.  
10.  ING Aetna 457(b) Fidelity VIP Growth Portfolio  Int./Div.  
11.  ING Aetna 457(b) T.Rowe Price Grlnit-449  Int./Div.  
12.  ING Aetna 457(b) Oppenheimer Global Ptlnit--432  Int./Div.  

13. 
Gate City Savings--Savings Account Interest 

14. 
Digital Bro adcast Corpo ration 

None 
15. Guardian Insurance Trust# 
Dividend 
16. Guardian Insurance Life Insurance 
Dividend 
Cash Value) 
17. Guardian Insurance (Cash Value) 
Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500  c=$2.501 -$5.000 =$5,001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04) 50.001 -$100.000 =$100.00 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000  L=$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$100.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03)  N=$250.00 -$500.000  0=$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.00 -$25.000.000 =$25.000,001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr  W=Estimated  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (I) (2) (I) 
(4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code (J-P)  Value Method Code (Q-W)  Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  Date mm/dd/yy  Value Code {J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
18.  Guardian Insurance (Cash Value)  Dividend  

19. 
Guardian Insurance (Cash Value) Dividend 

20. 
Jackson National Life Life Interest Insurance) 

21.  Assets in-SEP Alerus Financial  
22. 23. 24.  POIXX FTRBX FULIX  Int./Div. Dividend Dividend  Buy (add'!) Sold  09124112 05103112  
25. 26. 27.  VBTSX VGLT AFL  Dividend Dividend None  Buy (add'!) Sold Sold  05/03/12 07/10/12 01/30/12  
28.  Dividend  Sold  10/11/12  
29.  ABT  Dividend  Sold  10/11/12  
30. 31.  AXP APA  Dividend Dividend  Sold Sold  10/16/12 I0/11/12  
32.  AAPL  Dividend  Sold  10/11112  
33.  BHI  Dividend  Sold  I0/11/12  
34.  BCR  Dividend  Sold  01/25/12 Income Gain Codes:   =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.50 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.00 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  fl! =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 less =$15,001 -$50.000  L=$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03)  N=$250.001 -$500.000  0=$500,00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value =Other =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.50 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Colunms and 04)  F=$50.001 -$100.000 I00.00 -$1.000.000  111 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000  L=$50.001 -$100.000 =$!00.001 -$250.000  
(See Columns and 03)  N=$250.00 -$500.000  0=$500,00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Mclhod Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Asscssmcnr =Cash Markel  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Name Person Reporting 
05/10/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.J  NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Description Assets (including trust assets) Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure Income during reporting period (I) (2) Amount Type (e.g., Code div., rent, (A-H) int.) Gross value end reporting period (I) (2) Value Value Code Method (J-P) Code (Q-W)  (I) Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) Transactions during reporting period (2) (3) (4) Date Value Gain mm/dd/yy Code Code (J-P) (A-H) (5) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
52.  EXPD  Dividend  Sold  10/08/12  
53.  XOM  Dividend  Sold  10/11/12 Dividend Sold 07/19/12 Dividend Sold 10/11/12 
56. GIS Dividend Sold 10/11/12 Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500  c=$2.501 -$5.000  0=$5.001 -$15.000  =$15.001-$50.000  
(See Columns and D4)  F=$50.00! -$!00.000 !00.00! -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,001 -$50.000 =$50.001-$100.000  M=$100.00 -$250.000  
{See Columns and 03) 4250.001 -$500.000  0=$500.00 -$1.000.000 41.000.001. $5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr  W=Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing ins1ructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 c=$2.501 -$5,000 =$5.001 -$15,000 (See Colunms and D4) =$50.00 I00.000 =$!00.00 -$1.000.000 Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 112 =More than $5.000.000 
Value Codes J=$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 I00.00 -$250.000 

(See Colunms and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000 0=$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5,000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 
Value Method Codes =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Cash Market

Q=Appra:isal =Assessment 
(Sec Column C2) =01hcr 

U=Book Value 	W=Estimated  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  

(I) (2) (I) (2) (I) (3) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code (J-P)  Value Method Code (Q-W)  Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  Date mm/dd/yy  Value Code (J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
86.  TEVA  Dividend  Sold  10/11/12  

87. UTX Dividend Sold 10/11/12 
88. UNH Dividend Sold 10/11/12 
89. VOE Dividend Sold 03/13/12 
90. VOT Dividend Sold 03/13/12 
VISGX Dividend Dividend Sold 10111/12 
93. Dividend Sold 10/11/12 
95. 
Sold 10/11/12
WMT Dividend 
Sold
WFC Diyjdend 
10/11/12 
10/11/12
Sold
96. ACN Dividend
Sold 
10/11/12
COY Dividend 
98. 
01/24/12
Sold
None 
99. DFIVX Dividend 
100. FlADX Dividend 
101. VTSGX Dividend 
102. VISGX Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 (Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 4100.00 -$1.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less 415,001 -$50.000 (See Columns and 03) =$250.00  $500.000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$2.501 -$5.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 
112 =More than $5.000.000 =$100.00 -$250.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$15.001 -$50.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal ost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment ash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr  W=Estimated  

Name Person Reporting 
05/10/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  

Transactions during reporting period 
(1) (2) 
(3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) {J-P) Code3 redemption) 
{A-H) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) 
103. 
FSBAX Dividend Buy 01/18/12 

104. 
FSBAX Dividend Buy 01/25/12 (add'!) 

105. 
FSBAX Dividend Buy 04/04/12 (add'!) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 42.501 -$5.000  D=$5.00l -$15.000 415.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.00 -$1.000.000  JI! =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  ll2 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.00I -$250.000  
(See Columns and D3) =$250.00I -$500.000 4500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000  P4=More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr  W=Estimated  

Name Person Reporting 
05/10/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (I) (2) (I) (2) (3) (4) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) 
Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 Jess  8=$1 ,001 -$2.500 =$2.50 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$I 5.00I -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04)  F=$50.00 -$JOO.ODO =$I 00.00 I-$1.000.000 =$1.000,001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 less  K=$15.00I -$50.000  L=$50.00 J00.000 J00.00 I-$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03)  N=$250.001 -$500.000  0=$500,00 -$I .000.000 =$1 .000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Other  W=Estimated  

Date Report 
05/10/2013
Erickson, Ralph 

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicatepart ofrep ort.) 
Part VII. Line State Bank Trust changed its name Bell State Bank Trust June 2012. 

Name Person Reporting 
05/10/2013

IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: Ralph Erickson 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMI1'/AL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544