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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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Eric Kendricks

Coller: Do the Vikings have a tough schedule?

Matthew Coller writes a weekly Vikings column for BMTN, with more of his work found at Purple Insider.

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Grand jury indicts 2 with aiding and abetting murder of Minneapolis Realtor

Four people have now been indicted by a grand jury in connection to the 2019 killing of Monique Baugh.

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White Sox sweep Twins for first time since 2016

The Twins' offense disappeared in a 4-2 loss on Thursday.

Mike Hughes

Report: Vikings trade Mike Hughes to Kansas City

The Vikings received a 2022 sixth-rounder in exchange for the former first-round pick.

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Backup from fatal crash in Stearns County leads to another bad crash

The crash backed up traffic, which led to another crash in which two people were injured.

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For The Week: Monster cookies, and a search for the best gluten-free pizza in MN

BMTN food writer Lindsay Guentzel's weekly column aims to make life in the kitchen easier.

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South Twin Cities metro besieged by aggressive gnats

Metropolitan Mosquito Control District has received more than 100 calls in recent days.

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Teddy Bridgewater criticizes Panthers' practice habits

The former Vikings quarterback was not a fan of his time in Carolina.

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Amazon will give $100 to new hires who are fully vaccinated against COVID

The company is hoping to hire 1,300 people in Minnesota.