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Brian Basham/TRIBUNE Detroit Lakes Police Chief Kel Keena puts up police tape around a house at 322 East Main Street in Detroit Lakes Friday afternoon. A family was holding an estate sale there, and while cleaning out the house they discovered a locked box marked "explosives." The homeowner had reportedly worked in a job at one time where explosives were used. Family members carried the box upstairs and outside before calling police, which resulted in a bomb squad from Crow Wing County being called in ...

DL neighborhood evacuated after box marked 'explosives' found

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DL neighborhood evacuated after box marked 'explosives' found
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DETROIT LAKES - While cleaning out a house during an estate sale at 322 East Main St. in Detroit Lakes, a family discovered a locked box marked "explosives."

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The homeowner had reportedly worked in a job at one time where explosives were used.

Family members carried the box upstairs and outside before calling police, which resulted in a bomb squad from Crow Wing County being called in and a large area around the house being evacuated for safety reasons.

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