Sav Kelly


Sav Kelly began reporting at the Grand Forks Herald in August 2022. She graduated from the University of North Dakota with degrees in English and sociology in December 2021.

Kelly covers public safety, including local crime and the courts system.

Readers can reach Kelly at (701) 780-1102 or Follow her on Twitter @savrkelly.

Jorge Luis Benitez-Estremera is in custody on a second-degree intentional murder (not premeditated) charge. The name of the deceased has not been released.
As recreational cannabis bills progress through the Minnesota Legislature, members of law enforcement continue to voice their concerns.
Agents tended to the men before first responders’ arrival, then the individuals were transported to regional medical facilities for treatment.
Eric Reinbold argued he should only serve 26 years, because that would save taxpayers nearly $400,000.
The trial is expected to last two weeks, beginning Monday, Sept. 26 and ending Friday, Oct. 7.