MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Thanks to help from the public, the Benton County Sheriff’s Office has a name for its newest K-9.
Drawing from over 1,200 suggestions and 600 unique names, the sheriff’s office chose the name Ragnar for its newest member.READ MORE: Twins' Triple, 2 Bases-Loaded Walks In 10th Beat Texas
The department announced last week it would hold a naming contest for the 1-year-old German Shepherd. The dog is from Slovakia.READ MORE: Severe Blood Shortage Nationwide Impacting Minnesota Hospitals
Three people suggested the name, the sheriff’s department said. One of those people will get to meet Ragnar and his handler, Brad Kadlec.MORE NEWS: Investigators ID Person Whose Body Parts Were Found In NE Mpls. As Adam Richard Johnson
The sheriff’s office said Ragnar will probably make his first public appearance at the Benton County Fair in August.