Oneida/Marathon Bomb Squad

Natalie Jablonski / WXPR News

The Oneida county courthouse opened at 8 a.m. Tuesday, after being evacuated Monday during a bomb scare.  

A black duffel bag was found outside the Social Services department on the buildings first floor.

According to a press release from the Oneida County Sheriff's Department the bag was found at approximately 10 a.m on Monday, and attempts to identify the owner were unsuccessful. 

The Oneida/Marathon County Bomb Team was called in to examine the bag, and the building was evacuated pending further investigation.  

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An old Korean-War vintage hand grenade was detonated by the area bomb squad Thursday after the explosive was discovered at Arbor Vitae.

Incoming Vilas County Sheriff Joe Fath says the live grenade was found on property at Old Highway 51 Road by the Hiwatha Trailer Resort.

Fath says a former resident at the resort apparently had owned the device and it was in a storage facility. He says it was found by a current resident...