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Woodbury K-9 Niko dies

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Woodbury Police lost one of the department’s best friends this week.

Nationally certified K-9 Niko died unexpectedly while off duty Monday, Dec. 23.

Niko was born in 2006 and became a member of the Woodbury Police Department’s K-9 Unit in March 2007.

“His handler, officer Jason Posel, took great pride in their training and accomplishment,” Woodbury Public Safety spokeswoman Michelle Okada said. 

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir has been a reporter/ photographer with the Woodbury Bulletin since 2011. She covers Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news around the city. Riham holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked for two other Forum Communications newspapers in Central Minnesota. Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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