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Bomb recovered near Twin Lake

The Crow Wing County Bomb Squad was called on Tuesday to disable a pipe bomb that was recovered near Twin Lake off of Big Dip Road. A U.S. Forrest Service enforcement officer reported that his crew found a pipe bomb on a beaver dam near Twin Lake...

The Crow Wing County Bomb Squad was called on Tuesday to disable a pipe bomb that was recovered near Twin Lake off of Big Dip Road.

A U.S. Forrest Service enforcement officer reported that his crew found a pipe bomb on a beaver dam near Twin Lake off of Big Dip Road, according to a report from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office.

The enforcement officer reported the bomb to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office at 10:52 a.m. Tuesday, according to the report.

The Crow Wing County Bomb Squad was contacted to respond and disable and bomb, the report said.

According to its Web site, the Crow Wing County Bomb Squad is a joint effort between the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office and the Brainerd Police Department. It was formed in 1978 and is currently one of four Bomb Squads in the state of Minnesota.

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The Crow Wing County Bomb Squad covers the northern half of Minnesota and has five members who are certified by the FBI in hazardous devices. They also are trained in advanced demolition breaching and Hazmat technician response, according to the Web site.

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