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Missing Girls Found in Ohio Renew Hope for Dubuque Family
by Katie Wiedemann, Reporter
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Jennifer Puetsch of Dubuque is feeling a renewed sense of hope. Her sister, Crystal Arensdorf has been missing for almost 12 years. Arensdorf was last seen July 3rd, 2001 at Knicker's Saloon. Witnesses say she was asking for a ride to East Dubuque.
Puetsch says the fact that the Ohio girls were found so close to home raises a lot of emotions for her family.
Puetsch said, "when I think about that I just want to go start pounding on doors and breaking doors in. You can't do that, because not everybody is like that. But it does give you hope that what if she is just across the street. "
Puetsch says she's happy for the Ohio families, but wonders when it will her family's turn to learn what happened to Crystal