State holds massive surplus auction - KMSP-TV

State holds massive surplus auction

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) -

If you're in the market for an old snow mobile, a car or maybe a piece of the Metrodome, we have the place for you. It is the first of 12 auctions hosted by the state and bidders are after everything from cars and trucks with a few dents and dings to bikes and an old MNDot truck that sold for $6,100.

Today more than 250 items ranging from state property to cars seized, forfeited or just no longer used by various police and sheriff's offices are all up for grabs. About 90% of the money collected is recycled back into the agency it came from and so far there isn't much interest in the old tarps used to cover the field at the Metrodome.

The surplus sale goes on continuously online at www.minnbid.org.

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