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Roof on Waterpark Collapses in Ottertail, No Injuries

A roof has collapsed at a resort waterpark in western Minnesota. Otter Tail County sheriff's officials say no one was hurt when the roof gave way about midnight Tuesday at the Thumper Pond Resort.

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Computer Crash Interrupts Students’ Proficiency Tests

A computer system crash interrupted online proficiency testing for students across Minnesota. The state Department of Education says the vendor, Pearson, has fixed the problem and the system should be running normally by Wednesday.

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Charges Filed Against Boyfriend in Baby’s Death

Authorities have a warrant for the arrest of a man charged with smothering his girlfriend's newborn child in Ramsey County. Twenty-seven-year-old Austin Bryan Gustafson is charged with second-degree murder in the death of the 3-month-old girl about a year ago.

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Suspicious Death Investigated in Oak Park Heights

Police are investigating a suspicious death in the eastern Minnesota city of Oak Park Heights. Officers went to a town house on Sunday to check on someone who family members had not been able to reach. Police did not find the person in the apartment and began a missing person investigation.

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Sheriff: More Than 1 Suspect Sought in Elderly Man’s Death

Authorities are looking for more than one suspect in an attack that left a 90-year-old rural Carver County man dead.

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Official: 1 Killed, 9 Others Injured in Duluth Bus Crash

Duluth police say a man was killed when two city buses crashed into each other.

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House GOP Wants Small Bumps in School Funding Formula

Minnesota would spend about $179 more on each student under an education funding plan from House Republicans.

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Deadly Bird Flu Confirmed At 8 More Minnesota Turkey Farms

State and federal officials have announced the discovery of a deadly bird flu strain at eight more Minnesota turkey farms, raising the state's total to 22.

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UPDATE: Father of Crystal Boy Charged with 2nd Degree Murder

Authorities in Minneapolis have charged the father of a 10-year-old boy whose body was found in the Mississippi River with 2nd-degree murder. The criminal complaint charging Pierre Barlee Collins cites cell phone location data that police said places him near the spot in the river where Barway Collins' body was found.

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Agency Tells Firefighting Aircraft to Stay Away from Drones

A Minnesota state agency is telling pilots to disengage from fighting wildfires if they see an unmanned aircraft flying over a fire this season. The new restrictions for wildfire-fighting planes and helicopters come from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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