News & Events

September 21, 2018

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Partners With Jacob Wetterling Resource Center to Find Missing Minnesotans

Minnesotans will not forget what happened to Jacob Wetterling and the painful toll the tragedy has taken on the Wetterling family.
August 21, 2018

Expert Says Tibbetts Family has Long Road to Recovery

Authorities say Christian Rivera led them to Mollie Tibbetts' body in a cornfield roughly ten miles away from her hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa. That's where Tibbetts was last seen running on July 18.
August 8, 2018

Search continues for missing Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

Nearly 300 miles south of the Twin Cities, the search for Mollie Tibbetts intensifies. On July 18, the 20-year-old went for a jog in the small town of Brooklyn, Iowa and she hasn’t been seen since.
August 6, 2018

Sarah Stultz: If you see something suspicious, say something

I don’t know about you, but the news Saturday that there was an attempted abduction at the Freeborn County Fair put me a little on edge.
July 29, 2018

Free mandated reporter training to be held Aug. 28

Alison Feigh with the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center will be presenting on mandated reporting including signs, symptoms and patterns of abuse or maltreatment, the process and best practices for reporting along with a discussion using scenarios.
June 29, 2018

Former Classmate Continues Search For Wendy Khan

To help assist in the search for missing 46–year–old Wendy Khan of Mankato, a former classmate has decided to join forces with a couple organizations.
June 26, 2018

Editorial: Be vigilant in teaching children about personal safety

Every time local law enforcement releases information that a high-risk predatory offender is moving into our community, questions surface about why that person may be able to be released and what the guidelines are for offenders.
June 8, 2018

She disappeared in 1988. Now Lake Elmo gatherings set to stir new clues

Friends and family of Susan Swedell are hoping a ceremony this weekend will help bring attention to her case. Swedell, 19, went missing during a blizzard in Lake Elmo on Jan. 19, 1988, and hasn’t been seen since.
May 14, 2018

Swanson case still unsolved

Ten years have gone by and Brandon Swanson is still missing. Reflecting on the last decade, however, those closest to the investigation and search efforts remain hopeful that concrete answers will come someday.
May 11, 2018

Treating Childhood Trauma

In 1850, a Catholic orphanage called St. Aemilian was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to take in children whose parents had died in a cholera epidemic. 168 Years later, that same organization -- now known as "SaintA" -- is still finding shelter for thousands of children who need it, often kids who have deep trauma in their young lives, and helps those kids with a revolutionary approach that's spreading across the country.