The Pierz City Council on Friday accepted a letter of resignation from Kyle Hoehne, who had served only seven months as police chief. His resignation was effective immediately.
Mayor Toby Egan said the letter didn't state a reason for Hoehne's resignation, adding it's frustrating having to hire a police chief for the second time in less than a year.
"It's only been six months and we're back looking again," Egan said. "But we're going to keep looking until we find someone that fits the needs of the city."
Hoehne stepped into the void left by Steve Boser, who resigned as Pierz's police chief March 3 and had been on paid administrative leave since Feb. 19 as the city council investigated allegations of misconduct by the former chief.
With Hoehne's resignation, Doug Rekstad will serve as the city's interim police chief. Rekstad, a Morrison County sheriff's deputy, also served as interim chief following Boser's resignation.
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