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Summary: Memorial service on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Maple Lake, Minn., commemorating the 10th anniversary of the disappearance of St. John’s University student Joshua Guimond. Josh vanished under suspicious circumstances while walking from a card game at Metten Court to his room in St. Maur House around midnight on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002.

Nov 10th, 2010

Summary: Eight years ago today, on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, Maple Lake, Minn., student Joshua Guimond was reported missing from the campus of St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. Josh remains missing and his case appears no closer to resolution than the day he vanished. To move Josh’s case forward, it is critical that the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department refer the case to FBI behavioral scientists now for review and recommendations. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on November 10, 2009, Aubrey Immelman provided his weekly report of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Nov 7th, 2009

Summary: News and information about the disappearance and search for Joshua Guimond, missing November 10, 2002 from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on November 7, 2008, Aubrey Immelman reported that Lincoln Chafee, a former Republican senator from Rhode Island who endorsed Barack Obama for president, predicted a bloody struggle for the soul of the GOP. The election results demonstrated that the party had hit rock bottom, Chafee said, but he feared that socially conservative party activists — “the Rush Limbaughs, the Bill O’Reillys, the Sean Hannitys” — were incapable of changing course.