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Teacher on leave after fire that hurt four students

A science teacher at Maple Grove Junior High has been placed on leave after an experiment went haywire and left four students with mild to severe burns. KARE 11 says the teacher will be on leave with pay until the district can wrap up its investigation.

Changes made after science-class accident

The Osseo School District is making changes to its teacher-led science demonstrations after four students were injured in a classroom accident at Maple Grove Junior High. In a 71-page report, the district says the methanol "flash bottle" demonstration will not be allowed pending further review. It also calls for a more stringent approval process for science demonstrations and a detailed list of approved demonstrations.

Wildfires continue to burn in Boundary Waters

Officials Saturday were still fighting two small fires by air and ground in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, as well as a 500-acre blaze burning just across the Canadian border. Canadian crews are attacking a "very active" fire known as Fort Frances No. 59, the Duluth News Tribune reports.