Longtime Republican North Dakota Lawmaker Dies Suddenly After Eating Raw Oysters

Rae Ann Kelsch died Tuesday morning at a New Orleans hospital from a bacterial infection

NEW ORLEANS, LA —¬†Former longtime Mandan Republican state Rep. Rae Ann Kelsch has suddenly died in New Orleans. Alex Kelsch says his mother died this morning at a hospital from a bacterial infection caused by eating raw oysters at a restaurant. She was just 58. Kelsch was first elected to the North Dakota House in 1990 and served 22 years,…