Bomb threat closes Kalkaska County Courthouse

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KALKASKA COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU)-- The Kalkaska County Sheriff's Office is investigating a bomb threat in the courthouse.

The threat was made Monday around 11:48 a.m. at the Kalkaska County Courthouse.

According to the Kalkaska County Sheriff's Office, the Kalkaska County Clerk's Office received a voicemail from an anonymous caller stating there was going to be a bomb in the courthouse on Monday.

Deputies tell us they were able to identify a phone number and that the voice on the voicemail is from a man.

We're told personnel from both the court and administrative buildings were immediately evacuated.

Sheriff Pat Whiteford would like to assure Kalkaska residents that all precautionary measures were taken to ensure citizens can safely return to the County Complex before services were reopened.

Investigation with the Michigan State Police bomb dog finished around 3:15 p.m. Monday. Deputies say there were no devices found that would support the bomb threat.

All administrative offices and court services will resume to normal activity on Tuesday.

The incident remains under investigation.

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