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Forum News Service, Published January 16 2014

Esko man arrested in school bomb threat

CARLTON, Minn. - An 18-year-old Esko man has been arrested on suspicion of making terroristic threats for allegedly calling in a bomb threat to the Esko School on Tuesday.

Carlton County Sheriff Kelly Lake said Thursday that the man was in the Carlton County jail awaiting formal charges.

The school was evacuated and searched Tuesday afternoon, but no bomb was found, and school resumed Wednesday.