$5,000 from Didion helps department meet $40K funding goal
PORTAGE, Wis. — The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office will be able to fund another K-9 team thanks to donations from the community, according to a news release.
Didion, a dry corn mill and ethanol-alcohol facility in Cambria, said Thursday it donated $5,000 to support the sheriff’s office efforts to add a fourth K-9 unit to their team. Didion said the donation helped push the sheriff’s office over its goal of $20,000, which also now allows for a $20,000 matching gift from an anonymous local business.
According to the release, the cost to purchase a police dog is about $40,000,