A funeral service for DNR Conservation Officer Sarah Grell of Cohasset will be held today in Grand Rapids at the Civic Center. (1 pm)  39-year-old Grell was killed in a traffic crash Monday while in the line of duty. She leaves behind a husband, three kids, and many other loved ones. Governor Tim Walz:

“We want to extend our heartfelt sympathies to the Grell family and the DNR family and commissioner for your loss. It’s really hard and for those that know much about the DNR you know it is truly family.”

Grell served as a DNR conservation officer since 2005.  Governor Walz has ordered flags to be flown at half staff today from sunrise to sunset.