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March 15, 2019
Elizabeth Smart tells her story to an auditorium full of people at Barron High School on Friday. She transitioned into how the community should act when they see Jayme Closs in public. Smart told them it is OK to smile but not OK to stare and if they felt compelled to talk to Closs they should write her a letter so she could read it when she is ready. Tyler Schank / Forum News Service
Elizabeth Smart tells her story, offers advice to members of Jayme Closs’ community
March 15, 2019 - 9:17pm
March 6, 2019
Elizabeth Smart gives the keynote speech August 8, 2011 at the Crimes Against Children conference at the Sheraton Dallas, in Dallas, Texas. Smart was abducted from her Salt Lake City home in 2002 and found nine months later. (Jim Mahoney / Dallas Morning News)
Elizabeth Smart to visit Jayme Closs’ hometown
March 6, 2019 - 7:01pm
Jake Patterson
In three-minute court appearance, Patterson bound over for arraignment in Jayme Closs case
February 6, 2019 - 12:34pm
January 16, 2019
Thomas Barker, Steven Powers and Joshua Holby
‘You will never bring me down’: Central Minnesota escapee confronts third kidnapper at sentencing
January 16, 2019 - 6:42pm
January 14, 2019
Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald holds a picture of Jake Thomas Patterson, the suspect in the kidnapping of Jayme Closs and the murder of her parents, during Friday's news conference. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Criminal complaint details how Jayme Closs was kept under twin bed with weighted totes sealing her in
January 14, 2019 - 3:10pm
January 12, 2019
Jayme Closs (Photos courtesy of Barron County Sheriff's Office)
The next challenge for Jayme Closs: Recovery from ordeal will be difficult, mental health experts say
January 12, 2019 - 4:50pm
January 11, 2019
Jake Thomas Patterson is a suspect in the Jayme Closs disappearance. Barron County Sheriff's Departmentplay button
Sheriff: Closs ‘targeted’ by 21-year-old suspect with no clear ties to her family
January 11, 2019 - 8:41pm
January 10, 2019
Dashon Bonnell, left, and Anthony Howson.
2 men, teen girl charged with murder, kidnapping, robbery in fatal Mesabi Trail shooting
January 10, 2019 - 6:20pm
January 8, 2019
Thomas Barker, Steven Powers and Joshua Holby
Second man sentenced for central Minnesota kidnapping
January 8, 2019 - 5:42pm
October 2, 2018
Police gather Tuesday, Oct. 2, outside the Moorhead home of Izetta Cooley, who's suspected of kidnapping her own children after authorities placed them in a foster home. David Samson / Forum News Service
Moorhead mother wanted for kidnapping her own children in southern Minnesota arrested at her home
October 2, 2018 - 6:20pm
July 25, 2018
Family of Fergus Falls woman kidnapped thanks stranger for helping during ordeal
July 25, 2018 - 9:34am
January 22, 2018
Antonio St. Marie
Northern Minn. man found guilty of killing his wife
January 22, 2018 - 7:23pm
A benefit for Jasmine Block (center) was held Sunday, Nov. 4 at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. Johnny Holm (right) performed with his band. (Contributed)
Block family adjusting to life after Jasmine's nearly 1-month abduction
November 22, 2017 - 7:00am
January 27, 2017
Patty Wetterling tells Minnesota Newspaper Association members Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, that newspapers were important to solving the disappearance of her son, Jacob, 27 years ago. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)play button
In speech to media, Wetterlings praise reporting and advise people in spotlight to be honest, open
January 27, 2017 - 9:22pm
August 14, 2014
2 runaway West Fargo sisters found in North Carolina were reportedly being held against their will
August 14, 2014 - 8:27am
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