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Summary: News and information about the disappearance and search for Joshua Guimond, missing November 10, 2002 from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. … Seventh anniversary of the disappearance of St. John’s University student Joshua Guimond. … On Saturday, November 7, 2009, Josh’s family and supporters convened near the site of Josh’s disappearance for a “Justice for Josh” march to raise public awareness of their son’s plight, after which they delivered a petition for renewed efforts in the search to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department. On Saturday evening, the family held a prayer service and candlelight vigil at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Maple Lake, Minn. … Video reports of the day’s events. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on November 9, 2008, Aubrey Immelman reported that Shiite clerics were warning the Iraqi government not to sign a security pact that would keep U.S. troops in Iraq until 2012. … Referring to President-elect Barack Obama, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota said she was “extremely grateful that we have an African-American who has won this year,” calling Obama’s victory “a tremendous signal we sent.”