Auction of old Cape Girardeau federal courthouse continues

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The auction of Cape Girardeau's old federal building continues.

Bidding was supposed to end Tuesday afternoon, but someone entered a bid just before the close of the auction.

The rules of the auction state that the bidding continue for 24 hours after the last bid, so the bidding remains open.

The current high-bid is about $226,000.

The federal government had hoped some one would pay about $900,000 for the building.

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