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Grandson, 2 teens charged in slaying of elderly Willmar woman

Three teenagers arrested in connection with the death of a Willmar grandmother now face second-degree murder charges. Court documents indicate money was the motive.

Longtime radio host Tommy Mischke leaves WCCO-AM

After 22 years in Twin Cities radio, late night talk show host Tommy Mischke announced Thursday he was leaving WCCO-AM.

Frazier on 2,500: 'I don't doubt' the MVP

Vikings' running back Adrian Peterson says he wants to rush for 2,500 hundred yards in the 2013 NFL season. Is that a training camp distraction?

Iowa man rescues elderly couple stranded on train tracks

An Iowa man is being hailed as a hero after he managed to push a car stranded on railroad tracks to safety with just seconds to spare, saving an elderly couple from “near-certain death.”

Tom Petters to return to Minnesota to push for reduced sentence

Convicted Wayzata businessman Tom Petters is returning to Minnesota this fall to argue for a reduced sentence in his $25 million ponzi scheme case.

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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.

Nelson Cruz

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.

Gluten free pizza

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.