The Jacob Wetterling abduction

Authorities search for new clues in 1989 Wetterling disappearance

Digging near Wetterling site
Investigators use a tractor-mounted backhoe to dig just southeast of the Rassier farm in St. Joseph, Minn. Thursday, June 1, 2010. Crews have been digging up a portion of the yard at a rural St. Joseph farm near the site where Jacob Wetterling was abducted in 1989.
AP Photo/St. Cloud Times, Kimm Anderson

Authorities spent two days searching a farm outside St. Joseph in central Minnesota. They were just yards from where 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped at gunpoint on a country road in 1989. Cathy Wurzer got the facts from reporter Tim Nelson, who was on the scene yesterday.

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