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Area law enforcement officials direct traffic near the commercial gate of the Grand Forks Air Force Base Monday. The west gate remained closed until further notice. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

No threat found after bomb squad called to GFAFB

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Updated 6:48 p.m.

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE — The Grand Forks Regional Bomb Squad was called out here Monday morning after a security dog raised the alarm on a truck entering the base.

Security forces closed the gate used by commercial vehicles for nearly three hours to allow for a more in-depth search while area law enforcement officials monitored traffic along U.S. Highway 2.

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Kevin Bonham
Kevin Bonham covers news from northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota for the Grand Forks Herald. A North Dakota native, who grew up in Mandan and Dickinson, he has been a reporter or an editor with the Herald and Forum Communications for nearly 30 years. 
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