20131205 - NIU Mascot (SN) - nwherald

Sarah Nader- snader@shawmedia.com
Two-year-old Siberian Husky named Mission plays with his handler, Karen Street, at Aliak Kennels in Marengo Thursday, December 5, 2013. Mission was given to NIU by alumni and will take over as Northern Illinois' mascot when their current mascot retires at the end of the 2013 season.