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Crews searching Missouri River for missing Yankton man

September 10, 2018

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Crews from Nebraska and South Dakota are searching the Missouri River in the Gavins Point Dam area for a Yankton man who was reported missing Friday.

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks District Supervisor Sam Schelhaas tells the Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan that the man left from the South Dakota side of Lewis and Clark Lake.

His empty fishing boat was found in the Weigand area in northeastern Nebraska’s Knox County.

The man’s name wasn’t immediately released. It’s believed he was alone in the boat.

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Information from: Yankton Press and Dakotan, http://www.yankton.net/

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