News

Miller Superintendent Resigns After Paternity Claim

Miller Superintendent Resigns After Paternity Claim

Photo: clipart.com

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The superintendent of the Miller School District has resigned his post and a seat on the state high school activities board less than a month after a paternity suit was filed by a former student.

Circuit Judge Jon Erickson ordered Michael Ruth to take a paternity test.

Jacqueline Maria St. John filed a lawsuit in Hand County on Feb. 26. St. John said in an affidavit that she met Ruth when he was her superintendent at Miller High School, and the two began a sexual relationship after she graduated. She said Ruth denied being the father and refused testing.

St. John said she has medical expenses from the pregnancy and wants the court to determine past and future child support.

A message left for Ruth’s attorney was not immediately returned.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

chappelle

Dave Chappelle, Marlee Matlin, and Scott Caan are among the celebs celebrating this weekend.

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

AP633953798161

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

in National

Making headlines this week

sunflower

A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

cowboys

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

in Music

Phil Rudd: AC/DC will ‘never retire’

acdc

The drummer is adamant that the band will rock on despite Malcolm Young's illness.