Hazmat team responds to powder at Dayton’s home

Published 10:14 am Tuesday, June 3, 2014

ST. PAUL — A hazardous materials team responded after white powder was found in an envelope opened at the Minnesota governor’s residence.

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says staff at Gov. Mark Dayton’s residence opened the letter Monday morning at a building next to the living quarters. While the content of the letter was not threatening, staff detected a small amount of white powder.

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