ST. PAUL, MN—Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, issued the following statement following news of the passing of former Rep. Mary Ellen Otremba, who represented parts of what is now District 09B during her time in the legislature:
"Rep. Otrembra was widely respected in the legislature and known for her passion for Todd County residents," Kresha said. "Party politics didn't play into her thinking, instead her integrity and strong desire to represent Todd County drove her legislation. My condolences go out to her friends and family."