Former Minn. Lawmaker, AG Commissioner Dies
Former state Rep. Elton Redalen, a southeastern Minnesota dairy farmer who served as agriculture commissioner under Gov. Arne Carlson, has died. He was 83.
Redalen died on Friday at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.
The Republican from rural Fountain served in the Minnesota House from 1977 to 1990. He resigned his seat when Carlson named him to head the state Agriculture Department.