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5-year-old left alone on bus in Cass County; driver fired

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Police are investigating why a 5-year-old kindergarten student was left on his bus and not dropped off at a Baxter school.

Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted says the boy was found unharmed in the bus at the Cass County home of the bus driver.


Exsted says the boy had been on the bus for about two hours.

The 44-year-old bus driver, from rural Pillager, was arrested later today on probable cause of gross misdemeanor DWI.

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