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Ottertail motorcycle crash victim remembered fondly from Metro Area to lake country

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OTTERTAIL -- Former students, friends and family from the Otter Tail lake country to the Twin Cities metro area are mourning the death of Ert Jones-Hermerding, a career educator and coach who was killed in a motorcycle accident.


Former students in the Robbinsdale School District, where he taught for 34 years, scheduled a special memorial gathering in his honor.

Jones-Hermerding, 62, also made his mark on the East Otter Tail lake country after his retirement here.

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