Jacob Wetterling

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Jacob Wetterling Resource Center Hits 25 Year Milestone

Jacob Wetterling’s family would be celebrating his 37th birthday on Tuesday. Months after his abduction, a foundation was created to help families of missing or exploited children. Along with Jacob’s birthday, that foundation will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Tuesday.

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An age-progression picture was released a few years ago of Jacob Wetterling showing what he would look like at age 29. (credit: CBS)

After 25 Years, Jacob Wetterling’s Mother Continues Searching For Answers, Jacob

Earlier this month authorities launched a new campaign to try and find out what happened to Jacob Wetterling. Wetterling was abducted while riding bikes with his brother and friend 25 years ago Wednesday. And while his disappearance remains a mystery, his case has led to changes that now help other missing children.

10/22/2014

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25 Years Later, Jacob Wetterling’s Mother Recalls Abduction

Patty Wetterling said there’s likely to be tears, and laughter. Her son Jacob was 11 years old when he was abducted by an armed man wearing a mask.

10/22/2014

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Wetterling’s Mother Speaks At Missing Persons Concert

The family of Jacob Wetterling is hoping the power of music will help other families reunite with their loved ones, or at least give them some closure.

10/20/2014

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New Billboard Campaign To Find Jacob Wetterling

A new effort is being launched to find Jacob Wetterling as the 25-year anniversary of his abduction approaches. Authorities said six new billboards have been put up in locations near the area where he went missing.

10/14/2014

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New Effort To Be Launched To Find Jacob Wetterling

Twenty-five-years after he was abducted, authorities are launching a billboard campaign to get the public’s help in finding Jacob Wetterling. Jacob was biking with his brother and a friend on Oct. 22, 1989, when they were stopped by a masked gunman on a St. Joseph road. The other boys were told to run, but Jacob was taken. He was 11.

10/11/2014

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After Wetterling Feature, Tips On His Disappearance

The FBI and other law enforcement agencies are following up on potential new leads in the Jacob Wetterling disappearance. CNN featured the nearly 25-year-old case Sunday on John Walsh’s show “The Hunt.”

09/05/2014

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Stearns County Sheriff Remains Hopeful That Wetterling Case Will Be Solved

Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner says they will never stop trying to get the case of Jacob Wetterling resolved. He says he hopes by being featured on CNN’s “The Hunt”, new information will be uncovered.

09/05/2014

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Convicted Killer Delbert Huber Dead At 83

A convicted killer recently questioned in the disappearance of Jacob Wetterling has died. Delbert Huber, 83, passed away just one day after he sat down for an interview with WCCO’s Esme Murphy. Authorities say foul play is not suspected.

06/12/2014

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Convicted Murderer Questioned In Abduction Of Jacob Wetterling

A Minnesota inmate, investigated in the disappearance of Jacob Wetterling, says he had nothing to do with the boy’s kidnapping nearly 25 years ago.

06/10/2014

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Neighbors Discuss Paynesville Family & Possible Wetterling Connection

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a father and son from Paynesville to see if they might be connected to the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling. Delbert and Tim Huber are in prison for the 2011 murder of Tim Larson, an Albertville teacher who the Hubers shot in dispute over $50.

05/23/2014

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Are Paynesville Father & Son Connected To Wetterling Case?

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating whether two men in prison for murder may have been involved with the abduction of Jacob Wetterling. Delbert and Tim Huber of Paynesville – who are father and son – murdered Albertville teacher Tim Larson in a dispute over $50 in 2011.

05/21/2014

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Abduction Victim Speaks Out On Wetterling Case

Few Minnesota crimes are as notorious as the unsolved abduction of Jacob Wetterling. A masked stranger grabbed the 11-year-old as he biked home from a store in St. Joseph on October 22, 1989. Nearly 25 years later, everyone remembers Wetterling’s name. Many have never heard of Jared.

05/15/2014

An age-progression picture was released a few years ago of Jacob Wetterling showing what he would look like at age 29. (credit: CBS)

New Developments Revealed In Jacob Wetterling Abduction Case

A masked stranger grabbed the 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling as he biked home from a store in St. Joseph nearly 25 years ago. Now, WCCO-TV has learned that a cluster of at least six unsolved sexual assaults on boys were never looked at as a possible lead in Wetterling’s case.

05/14/2014

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24 Years After His Disappearance, Jacob’s Mom Still Hopes

Tuesday marks 24 years since Jacob Wetterling was abducted at gunpoint near his St. Joseph, Minn., home.
And his mother, Patty, said she’s still hopeful her son will be found, as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children released a photo of what 35-year-old Jacob could look like.

10/22/2013

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4 Months Since Eden Prairie Woman’s Disappearance

The family of a missing Eden Prairie woman is holding out hope that she’ll return alive. Mandy Matula was last seen four months ago Saturday. After dozens of searches, there’s still no sign of the woman. Her boyfriend committed suicide on his way in to be questioned by police.

09/01/2013

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Saturday Is Missing Children’s Day In Minnesota

Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Saturday as Missing Children’s Day in Minnesota, part of a national effort to raise awareness about missing and exploited children.

05/25/2013

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For 1st Time, ‘Person Of Interest’ Goes Through Day Of Wetterling Abduction

WCCO-TV has learned that a key piece of evidence in the Jacob Wetterling abduction was never saved.

05/14/2013

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Parents Of MN Missing Kids Given New Hope After Ohio News

“Do not forget about these people,” that is the message of the foundation established in Jacob Wetterling’s name.

05/07/2013

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Motorcycle Group Has Raised $130,000+ For Amber Alerts

Just last week, an 8-month-old Minneapolis boy kidnapped from his home was found safe after an Amber Alert. You may have seen the alert posted on highway signs, or even been notified on your cell phone.

02/28/2013

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Local Author Pens Murder Story Set In Minn. Amish Country

Tuesday marked the release of the fifth novel in a series of popular mystery thrillers.

08/07/2012

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Man Says Rights Violated In Minn. Abduction Case

A man identified as a person of interest in a Minnesota boy’s 1989 abduction says he sent a letter of complaint to 14 state officials and agencies.

08/02/2012

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Minn. Amber Alert Program Receives $18,000 Donation

A local motorcycle group is honoring the 22-year anniversary of Jacob Wetterling’s abduction with an $18,000 donation to help fund Minnesota’s Amber Alert Program.

10/21/2011

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Cold Case Revisited: Abduction Of Jacob Wetterling

It has been more than 21 years since 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped by a masked gunman as Jacob, his brother and a friend biked home from a convenience store in rural St. Joseph, Minn.

04/28/2011

An age-progression picture was released a few years ago of Jacob Wetterling showing what he would look like at age 29. (credit: CBS)

Crime Notes: Jacob Wetterling’s 33rd Birthday

It’s been more than 21 years since 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling disappeared without a trace in St. Joseph as he biked home with his brother and best friend.

02/17/2011

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