Aitkin Co. deputy rescues injured owl

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Aitkin Co. Deputy Sheryl Cook

An Aitkin County Deputy came to an owl’s rescue on Jan. 23 after receiving a tip from a concerned citizen.

Deputy Sheryl Cook came across an injured Barred Owl and carefully brought it to the Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office where Deputy Jon Cline and Dispatcher Jacquie Honstrom created a temporary shelter and provided overnight care to the owl.

The next morning, it was brought to the DNR where it received medical attention and rehabilitation.