ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - Tuesday marks a somber anniversary that stirs the emotions of many across Minnesota.

The Jacob Wetterling Resource Center is asking residents to leave a porch light on in honor of Wetterling, who went missing 24 years ago.

Wetterling, then just 11-years-old, was abducted on Oct. 22, 1989, in St. Joseph. The case remains open.

The aim of the event is to create hope in honor of Jacob Wetterling, according to the resource center.

Leads on Jacob's case can be called into the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 800-THE-LOST .