Eyota, MN (KROC AM News) - The mayor of Eyota is making a run for higher office.

Tyrel Clark has announced he is now seeking the Minnesota House 26B seat currently held by Republican Nels Pierson. Clark has the DFL endorsement for his campaign.

He has served as Eyota mayor since 2013 and co-founded the Dover-Eyota Eagles Foundation.

Clark is a Mayo Clinic employee, married and the father of four children.

News update: Chief Peterson puts on his badge for the final time.

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