Governor Tim Walz has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all State and Federal buildings in Minnesota, from sunrise until sunset, on Friday, May 28, 2021, in honor and remembrance of Conservation Officer Sarah Grell.


Conservation Officer Grell died in the line of duty on Monday, May 24, 2021. Conservation Officer Grell dedicated 16 years of exemplary service to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and leaves behind her husband, Gene, and her children, Will, Jordyn, and Geno, and many other relatives and friends.