Fargo man killed in motorcycle crash in Grant County

The motorcycle collided with an Apache Crop Sprayer

GRANT COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR) — A Fargo man is dead after crashing his motorcycle into a crop sprayer in Grant County. Thirty-five-year-old Brandon Cermak was taken to Sanford in Bismarck where he was pronounced dead. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says both drivers were traveling south on Highway 31 Saturday night when the sprayer turned left. Cermak drove into the sprayer….

3rd Degree Murder Charges For 2 Women Tied To Overdose Death

GRANT CO., Minn. (KVRR) — Two women are charged with 3rd degree murder in the overdose death last March of 27-year-old Jonathan Murtland of Elbow Lake, Minnesota. Grant County Sheriff’s Office determined that 24-year-old Rachel MacMillan of Elbow Lake and 30-year-old Montana Hedstrom of Dalton provided Murtland with fentanyl which led to his death. He was found not breathing at…

Herman, MN – Town of the Week – 2-23-21

Herman, MN was the subject of a movie in 2001 based on a true story that took place in the town in 1994.  Some great old photos, including the Modern Woodmen Drill Team. Go Panthers!! Categories: Town Of The Week Tags: GRANT COUNTY, HERMAN, Herman-Norcross, Modern Woodmen, TOWN OF THE WEEK

UPDATE: One person dead after tornado in Otter Tail County

Jon johnson1 Courtesy: Jon Johnson Jon Johnson2 Courtesy: Jon Johnson Jon Johnson3 Courtesy: Jon Johnson UPDATE: One person has died and two people are hurt after a tornado near Dalton, Minnesota. For about 30 minutes just after 5:00 Wednesday night, the storm ripped its way across the fields out here and left a lot to be cleaned up in its…

Minnesota DNR Implementing Burning Restrictions Immediately

CLAY COUNTY, Minn–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office shared a message from the Minnesota DNR about burning restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Monday, the DNR is placing burning restrictions in Grant, Douglas, Pope, Norman, Otter Tail, Clay, Wilkin, Stevens and Traverse Counties. The DNR said, “On a typical year, we try to give the public a couple of snow-free weeks…

Sheriff: Meth Bust is Largest Ever in Grant County

The meth has a street value of about $40,000.

CARSON, N.D.–A Carson man is in custody after Grant County authorities say they intercepted a package with 5 pounds of methamphetamine, an amount they say is the largest seizure in the county. Sheriff John Foss says the meth has a street value of about $40,000. Authorities say someone who received the package in error called sheriff’s officials earlier this week….

Destructive Weed Found in Seventh North Dakota County

Palmer amaranth can grow up to 7 feet and can resist herbicides.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A North Dakota agency has confirmed the presence of a Palmer amaranth plant in a seventh county in the state. The state Department of Agriculture said Wednesday they found the plant in Emmons County, in the south of the state, just weeks after they found it in nearby Grant County. Palmer amaranth can grow up to 7 feet and…

Traffic Stop Leads To Drugs And Lands One Woman Behind Bars

Penny Kantrud was stopped and arrested on Highway 59 north of the Grant-Otter Tail County line

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A Fergus Falls woman is facing felony drug charges. 37-year-old Penny Kantrud was stopped and arrested on Highway 59 north of the Grant-Otter Tail County line. A K9 alerted the officer to the presence of drugs. A pound of meth, a half-pound of marijuana and a large amount of cash were found. The state patrol,…