WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Local

Roger, Glyndon MN’s Pet Turkey, Dies

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. WCCO Interview: Girl Behind 'Simon Says Give'
  2. Premeditated Murder Charges Dropped In Waseca Plot Case
  3. 4 Things To Know For 7/29
  4. Lakeville Firefighters Shave Heads For Girl Undergoing Chemo
  5. Polaris Debuts New Slingshot Motorcycle

GLYNDON, Minn. (WCCO) – A beloved turkey that went by the name Roger was known by everyone in the northwestern Minnesota town of Glyndon.

The bird could be found helping the Minnesota State Patrol make traffic stops, and once he was thrown in jail for a brief time, after he was caught window peeping.

Now the town is saying goodbye to Roger.

The turkey died on Sunday after getting hit by a car. Residents of Glyndon say Roger was always looking for food near the highway.

A special website is now being made in Roger’s memory.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus