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Barbara was seen at a party - Listen to episode 7 of "A Better Search for Barbara"

Barbara Cotton vanished at age 15 from Williston in 1981. In season five of Dakota Spotlight podcast, host James Wolner attempts to unravel this unsolved mystery from the northwest corner of North Dakota

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15 year old Barbara Cotton was reportedly last seen walking into Recreation Park in Williston, N.D. on April 11, 1981
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In the latest episode of "A Better Search for Barbara Cotton," host James Wolner recaps new information learned during an "Persons of interest" in missing Barbara Cotton case - Listen to full interview with investigators at Williston police department

According to investigators working on the case today, Barbara Cotton was seen at a party on the night she vanished. Two days later, Barbara's mother received word that Barbara may have been in a hotel room in Scobey, Mont.

In this latest episode, host James Wolner recaps this new information in attempts to connect the dots.

Listen to Episode 7

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"A Better Search for Barbara Cotton" is a five-part investigative podcast about the 1981 disappearance of a Williston, N.D. teen.

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"A Better Search for Barbara Cotton" is a five-part investigative podcast about the 1981 disappearance of a Williston, N.D. teen.

James Wolner is a Digital Content Producer at Forum Communications Company, Fargo North Dakota and the creator, producer and host of Dakota Spotlight, a true crime podcast. He has lived the Upper Midwest since 2013 and studied photojournalism at California State University at Fresno. He is fluent in English and Swedish.
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