Lake City, MN (KROC AM News) - As of Sunday night, a search continued for a missing boater on the Mississippi River.

The Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office says a 61-year-old man from Pepin, Wisconsin was last heard from when he said he was going to take his sailboat out for a test run on Lake Pepin Saturday night. He also indicated he planned to spend the night on the river. 

The empty boat washed ashore Sunday morning near Lake City.

The search has been concentrated on the southern part of the lake and downstream. The Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office Facebook had this note Monday morning:

If you have any information pertaining to the search, we are asking that you contact us BY PHONE at (651)565-3361.

News update: Lois Riess is now being held in Florida.

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