MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Thanks to a 10-year-old girl, K-9s with one Minnesota law enforcement agency will be better protected in the line of duty.
When Josie Larson, a Monticello fifth-grader, found out K-9s need protective vests, she set up a lemonade stand to raise some money. Josie’s goal was $1,000, but she ended up raising more than $1,600.READ MORE: 'What Are The Odds?': Mountain Biker's Life Saved By Off-Duty Doctor On Minnesota Trail Minneapolis Man Charged In Conspiracy To Distribute Fentanyl
“It’s important to keep our K-9s and our officers safe,” Josie said.
On Friday, she presented the Wright County Sheriff’s Office with a $1,500 check. Josie used the rest of the money to buy treats and toys for the K-9s.MORE NEWS: Kerfoot Canopy Tour Offers A Unique View Of Minnesota's Fall Colors