For some, they learned the good news of Jayme Closs’ return while at a high school basketball game.
Law enforcement from around the state assisted the Barron County Sheriff’s Department in the Jayme Closs case, including La Crosse area officers.
Authorities are deciding what to do with a $50,000 reward for information about 13-year-old Jayme Closs, after the couple who called 911 after Closs was found said they do not want the reward.
It was a call that put into motion the safe return of Jayme Closs, the girl who had been kidnapped nearly three months ago.
Still, despite everything the thirteen year old has gone through, psychologists say recovery is possible if she is given good conditions for recovery.
Jake Patterson, the man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs, has been moved out of the Barron County Jail.
Douglas County Sheriff Tom Dalbec is calling Jayme Closs a hero, while taking the time to thank key players in her rescue.
The 21-year-old Gordon man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and fatally shooting her parents has made his first court appearance.