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OLIVIA, Minn. (AP) - A 2-year-old boy is dead after an incident on a farm in Kandiyohi County. The sheriff's office says the toddler was struck by a skid-steer loader about 2 p.m. Sunday on a farm in Roseland Township. The boy's father took him to a hospital in Olivia, where he died. Authorities are still investigating what happened. The child's name wasn't immediately released.

WABASHA, Minn. (AP) - Authorities say more body parts have been found in the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota. Wabasha County Sheriff Rodney Bartsch says two boys discovered a torso and an attached leg with a boot on Saturday. The boot appears to match a boot found on a human leg that was discovered July 21 along the river near West Newton. In April, a 61-year-old Pepin, Wisconsin, man disappeared after taking his sailboat onto Lake Pepin. DNA tests will be conducted on the remains.

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) - Police have recovered an 11-week-old puppy stolen from a car in Chaska. The Chaska Police Department said in a Facebook post on Sunday that the dog named Goldy has been recovered. Police say a suspect has been identified, and the investigation is still active. A woman was suspected of stealing the puppy from a car parked outside a Goodwill store in Chaska on Friday afternoon.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to killing two teenagers as he drove the wrong way down a highway last year. Twenty-seven-year-old Quoc Tran, of Osseo, entered his plea last week in Hennepin County court to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide. A jury trial had been scheduled to start Monday. Tran admitted that he had been to two downtown Minneapolis bars and drank 10 shots of tequila in about 90 minutes before entering Interstate 94. Sentencing is set for Oct. 30.

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