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Williston state Sen. Lyson won’t seek re-election

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WILLISTON (AP) — North Dakota state Sen. Stan Lyson says he will not seek re-election next year.

The 77-year-old Williston Republican made the announcement in a letter to Republican Majority Leader Rich Wardner this week. Lyson says he will step aside to let “younger people step forward.”

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The former law officer was elected to the state Senate in 1999 and began his first term in January 2000. He is the current chairman of the Natural Resources Committee.

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