Fire damages Hoffman grain elevator

HOFFMAN, Minn. (KFGO/KVRR) — Several crews responded to a fire at the Hoffman grain elevator Friday night. According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, they received multiple 911 calls reporting an explosion and fire at the grain elevator just before 8 o’clock. A social media post stated the elevator was on fire and officials were asking the public to stay…

Barn under construction collapses, injuring 10

courtesy Mike Tanner, KWAT SUMMIT, S.D. (KVRR-KWAT) – Ten workers were injured late Monday afternoon when large, heavy rafters on the east end of a dairy barn they were constructing collapsed on them. It happened just after 5 p.m. southwest of Summit. One person was critically injured.  Five people were taken to Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown, three to Milbank…

Man Wanted For Assault In Starbuck Arrested In Otter Tail County

OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — A man wanted for seriously assaulting another man with a weapon at a hotel in Starbuck in west-central Minnesota is arrested in Otter Tail County. 41-year-old Justin Cardinal of Columbia Heights, Minnesota, had fled the scene before police arrived Saturday night. Pope County authorities say Cardinal stole a vehicle and drove to Grant County where…

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

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….