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The Veronica Blumhorst Case, Part 15: The origin

Editor’s note: The following is the 15th installment in the series centered on the disappearance of 21-year-old Veronica Blumhorst, who finished her shift at a Mendota, Illinois, grocery store Sept. 20, 1990, and hasn't been seen since.…

The Veronica Blumhorst Case, Part 14: Without a trace

Editor’s note: The following is the 14th installment in a series about the disappearance of 21-year-old Veronica Blumhorst, who vanished Sept. 20, 1990, after finishing her shift at a Mendota, Illinois, grocery store.  MENDOTA, Ill. -…

The Veronica Blumhorst Case, Part 13: A lingering rumor

Editor’s note: The following is the 13th installment in a series about the disappearance of 21-year-old Veronica Blumhorst, who vanished Sept. 20, 1990, after finishing her shift at a Mendota, Illinois, grocery store. Her car was found in…

The Veronica Blumhorst Case, Part 12: Finding closure

Editor’s note: The following is the 12th installment in a series about the disappearance of 21-year-old Veronica Blumhorst, who vanished Sept. 20, 1990, after finishing her shift at a Mendota, Illinois, grocery store. MENDOTA - If a…

The Veronica Blumhorst Case, Part 11: Someone else she knew

Editor’s note: The following is the 11th installment in a series about the disappearance of 21-year-old Veronica Blumhorst, who vanished Sept. 20, 1990, after finishing her shift at a Mendota, Illinois, grocery store. MENDOTA - Those…

The Veronica Blumhorst Case, Part 9: The scent

Editor’s note: The following is the ninth installment in a series about the disappearance of 21-year-old Veronica Blumhorst, who vanished Sept. 20, 1990, after finishing her shift at a Mendota, Illinois, grocery store. MENDOTA - A large…

The Veronica Blumhorst Case, Part 8: Ostensible shoppers

Editor’s note: The following is the eighth installment in a series about the disappearance of 21-year-old Veronica Blumhorst, who vanished Sept. 20, 1990, after finishing her shift at a Mendota, Illinois, grocery store.  MENDOTA - While…

The Veronica Blumhorst Case, Part 7: A rusty Ruger

Editor’s note: The following is the seventh installment in a series about the disappearance of 21-year-old Veronica Blumhorst, who vanished Sept. 20, 1990, after finishing her shift at a Mendota, Illinois, grocery store. MENDOTA - In 29…

The Veronica Blumhorst Case, Part 6: The creek theory

Editor’s note: The following is the sixth installment in a series about the disappearance of 21-year-old Veronica Blumhorst, who vanished Sept. 20, 1990, after finishing her shift at a Mendota, Illinois, grocery store.  MENDOTA - While…