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MnDOT commissioner departing for AAA Minneapolis

Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Tom Sorel. Tribune file photo
News Willmar,Minnesota 56201
West Central Tribune
MnDOT commissioner departing for AAA Minneapolis
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

ST. PAUL (AP) -- Minnesota's transportation commissioner is resigning.

Tom Sorel plans to begin a new job as CEO of AAA Minneapolis on Dec. 1. Sorel has served at Department of Transportation commissioner since April 2008.

Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Deputy Commissioner Bernie Arseneau to serve as acting commissioner.

AAA is a federation with more than 50 clubs throughout the U.S. and Canada and provides travel-related services.