Tom Bearson Foundation fundraiser a success

Carolyn BertschNews, Sartell – St. StephenLeave a Comment

photo by Carolyn BertschHeavy rainfall delayed some events for the second annual Tom Bearson Foundation Golf Outing held July 23 at Blackberry Ridge Golf Course in Sartell, but the sun later came out and found these five golfers in good spirits. They are (from left to right): Todd Hubbard of St. Cloud, and Rod VanSurksum, Gordy Meyer, Amy VanSurksum, and

Foundation to honor Tom Bearson

Dennis DalmanNews, St. JosephLeave a Comment

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com A foundation has been established to honor the memory of Tom Bearson, a Sartell resident who was murdered while attending North Dakota State University in his freshman year last fall – a murder that remains unsolved. Family, friends and supporters started the foundation, called simply the Tom Bearson Foundation. Its goal is to raise funds for

Foundation to honor Tom Bearson

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. Stephen, Sauk Rapids – Rice, St. JosephLeave a Comment

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com A foundation has been established to honor the memory of Tom Bearson, a Sartell resident who was murdered while attending North Dakota State University in his freshman year last fall – a murder that remains unsolved. Family, friends and supporters started the foundation, called simply the Tom Bearson Foundation. Its goal is to raise funds for

Bearson died of asphyxia, medical examiner rules

Dennis DalmanNews, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Sartell – St. StephenLeave a Comment

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Tom Bearson, the young Sartell man who was murdered five years ago in the Fargo-Moorhead area, died of asphyxia, according to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office, but the killing remains unsolved. The autopsy results were just recently released to the public. Asphyxia, death through lack of oxygen, can be caused by manual strangulation or another

Annual Bearson golf fundraiser set for July 20

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Nearly five years ago, on Sept. 20, 2014, Tom Bearson of Sartell, was murdered while he was a freshman at North Dakota State University. After being reported missing Sept. 21, his body was found abandoned in Moorhead by a recreational-vehicle sales-and-service business. The murder has still not been solved. The killing of Tom Bearson sent shock

Lots of cheers for Tommy B.

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. StephenLeave a Comment

contributed photoFriends of the late Tom Bearson cheer during a group shot July 15 for the third annual Tommy B. Golf Outing at Blackberry Ridge Golf Course. The event raises funds for the Tom Bearson Foundation, which does a variety of good deeds in the area. At the July 15 event, 250 people attended, raising a total of $20,000. Besides

Bearson golf event set for July 15

Dennis DalmanNews, Sartell – St. StephenLeave a Comment

by Dennis Dalman editor@thenewsleaders.com In what has become an annual tradition, the Tom Bearson Foundation will for the third consecutive year host its Golf Outing event Saturday, July 15 at Blackberry Ridge Golf Course in Sartell. The event is a fundraiser to raise money for the many good causes accomplished by the foundation in honor of Tom Bearson’s memory. Bearson,

Gym renovation a tribute to Bearson

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by Frank Lee operations@thenewsleaders.com Tom Bearson’s face can once again be seen at St. Francis Xavier School in Sartell after a recent renovation of the gymnasium where the slain university student often played basketball. Granite plaques adorn the gymnasium’s wall, including one intended as a tribute to Tom Bearson, while two others recognize by name some of the more significant