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New book about Jodi Huisentruit offers several theories in her disappearance

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There's still no sign of missing TV anchorwoman, Jodi Huisentruit.

In 1995, Huisentruit was an anchor for a morning news program in Mason City, Iowa, and one morning she disappeared, only leaving behind a few personal items in the parking lot of her apartment.


Despite the fact that 16 years have passed since her disappearance, the case still draws a lot of local interest. Huisentruit started her broadcast career at KSAX-TV in Alexandria.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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