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HECTOR -- Old dynamite was discovered Tuesday on a farm northeast of Hector.

After being analyzed by the Bloomington bomb squad, the metro response team destroyed the container of explosives in a nearby field without incident.


Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable said it's believed the 100 sticks of dynamite may have been inside the outbuilding for more than 40 years.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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