STATE SENATE

Minnesota State Sen. Jerry Relph dies after contracting COVID-19

MINNESOTA — Minnesota State Sen. Jerry Relph of St. Cloud has died of complications related to COVID-19. Relph tested positive for COVID-19 last month, three days after going into self-quarantine after he discovered he was exposed at the State Capitol. Relph then went to an emergency room for his symptoms. Relph, 76, is the first Minnesota lawmaker to succumb to…