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REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. (AP) - The State Patrol says a head-on crash in southwestern Minnesota has killed three people, including a toddler. Authorities say 34-year-old Shaunna Kraft of Lakefield was trying to pass another vehicle on a bridge on Highway 71 near Morton Saturday evening when she collided with a minivan driven by 41-year-old Teresa Linde of Redwood Falls. Both drivers died at the scene. Also killed was a 1-year-old in Kraft's car, Brexlee Thammalong. Two others in Kraft's car suffered life-threatening injuries.

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - Authorities in North Dakota are holding a 20-year-old man after another man was fatally shot at an apartment in central Minnesota. Police say the shooting happened in Waite Park near St. Cloud. The victim was shot in the upper body and was pronounced dead at St. Cloud Hospital. The suspect was spotted by law enforcement about 1 a.m. Sunday about 360 miles to the west near Bismarck, North Dakota. He was arrested after a chase. Authorities have not disclosed a motive for the shotoing.

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say two people from suburban Minneapolis falsely claimed they were robbed at knifepoint of a $12,000 engagement ring. Authorities said Saturday 27-year-old Katie Mager of Apple Valley and 27-year-old Ryan Reiersgaard of Burnsville each face a felony charge of disorderly conducted relating to the false report of a crime.

WINONA, Minn. (AP) - Scientists have found that medications are making their way through Minnesota's wastewater systems and accumulating in lake bottoms. The Winona Daily News reports that University of Minnesota professor Bill Arnold says a survey of Lake Pepin, Lake Winona in Alexandria and the Duluth harbor found 10 common antibiotics present in the sediment.

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