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Body confirmed as missing NDSU student; hundreds gather for vigils

The Minnesota Bureau of Apprehension will lead the investigation into the death of college student Tom Bearson. The Sartell 18-year-old was a freshman at North Dakota State University. He vanished in Fargo early Saturday morning and his body was found yesterday across the river in Moorhead. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner will perform the autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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Delta’s big MSP plans: New planes, a nonstop trip to Asia and more

Delta will strengthen its presence at the Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport. Richard Anderson, the airline’s CEO, was in the Twin Cities yesterday. He said Delta will increase the size of planes serving the airport and will increase the number of seats available by 8 percent over the next 5 years. He also said Delta will add a new non-stop to Asia, hinting it might be a flight to China.

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After 16 years, Garth Brooks coming back to Minneapolis with 4 shows

Sixteen years after his last shows in Minneapolis, Garth Brooks is coming back for four shows at Target Center in November. He'll be playing two shows per night on Nov. 14 and 15. Tickets go on sale Oct. 3. There are rumors that if the Minneapolis shows sell out, he'll add more performances.

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Winter weather advisory issued as Saturday snow arrives

Not huge totals expected, but any snow will likely impact travel.


Report: Ryan Poles is Vikings' 'top choice' for general manager

Poles was one of two finalists revealed on Friday.

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Willis carries shorthanded Gophers to beat Rutgers

The senior scored a career-high 32 points to end a four-game losing streak.


Charges: St. Paul man had sexual contact 'multiple times' with 12-year-old girl

Marcus Steichen, 21, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Charges: Mom killed infant son just weeks after getting him back from foster care

The 10-month-old died in her care in Brooklyn Park last April.

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Arrests made following fentanyl bust in St. Cloud

Authorities searched two St. Cloud apartments Friday morning.

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Minnesota's 'frozen potato freeway' closure attracts plenty of comment

It was, let's face it, a very Minnesotan reason for a freeway closure.

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U of M fraternity raises money for chef's knee surgery

The GoFundMe has raised around $1,700 of its $5,000 goal.

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7 restaurant, bar groups sue Minneapolis over dining vaccine mandate

"Minneapolis bars and restaurants are being used as pawns..." the lawsuit said.

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Woman fatally shot in St. Paul's North End neighborhood

It's the fourth homicide so far this year in St. Paul.


Wild flip the script, dominate Blackhawks

Ryan Hartman scored twice to earn the first game of a back-to-back.

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Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends

The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.