BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ Former state Sen. Ed Kringstad has died.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced Tuesday that Kringstad passed away Saturday in Bismarck. Kringstad served in the North Dakota Senate from 1995 to 2006.
Dalrymple says he and First Lady Betsy Dalrymple were sad to hear about Kringstad's passing. He says Kringstad was an outstanding state senator who was genuine and caring.