PHOTO COURTESY OF STAR TRIBUNE • Jacob Wetterling, pictured at age 11, was abducted 28 years ago. Last year ribbons were placed around St. Joseph in honor of Jacob’s memory.

By Sierra Lammi
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It has been 28 years since 11 year old Jacob Wetterling was abducted from his hometown of St. Joseph.

Wetterling was abducted on Oct. 22, 1989. For 27 years no one knew what
happened to him.

Last year, on Sept. 1, 2016 Wetterling’s remains were found almost 30 miles away from St. Joseph.

A memorial was held on the CSB campus last fall to honor the memory of Wetterling. The service was open to the both the CSB/SJU and St. Joseph
community as well as friends of the family. The whole Wetterling family was also in attendance. On the anniversary of his disappearance, the
community remembers Jacob Wetterling.