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St. Louis County Courthouse Office to Reopen

Minnesota NewsVIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) – An office at the St. Louis County courthouse will reopen Monday after a suspicious letter caused an evacuation.

According to a news release from the county sheriff’s office, a letter containing a powder was found around 11 a.m. Friday at the Court Administrator’s office. The office was evacuated for the rest of the day as a precaution.

Sgt. Nate Skelton said Saturday the powder was tested by the Minnesota State Health Department and found not to be harmful.

Sheriff’s officials are investigating who sent the letter.┬áThe Minnesota Duty Officer and Department of Homeland Security assisted.

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