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PERCH LAKE TOWNSHIP, MN– A bomb squad is responding after a protest on the Fond du Lac Reservation, near Line 3.
According to the Carlton County Sheriff, around noon Friday, officers responded to protest activity blocking Ditchbank Road.
As protestors were leaving, Carlton County 911 Dispatch received a call, saying three people had thrown suspicious packages out.
The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office responded, along with the Cloquet Area Fire District, the MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and the MN Department of Natural Resources.
People near the area as asked to evacuate for safety. The Perch Lake Town Hall is being used as a shelter.
The Carlton County Sheriff’s office said it will update people when it’s safe to return.
A public safety alert…