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West-central Minnesota recycling center evacuated after artillery round dropped off

Courtesy: Fergus Falls Daily Journal

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The Otter Tail County Recycling Center in Fergus Falls was evacuated Thursday, June 20, after somebody left an artillery round in their hazardous waste removal area.

Police said they were called out after the artillery round was dropped off around 10 a.m.

The Crow Wing County Bomb Squad will be brought out to remove the artillery round.

Police weren't sure if it's illegal to have an artillery round or how old this particular one was.

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