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Eagle River Man Found Safe Saturday Morning

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A missing person in Vilas county was found safe after a search Saturday morning.

The Sheriff's Department reports they received a call shortly after 5:00 a.m. from a woman at a residence on Vlach Road near Eagle River. She reported her husband, who has dementia, was missing from their home.

Shortly after 9:00 a.m., rescuers including a K-9 unit from Newbold Fire Department Search and Rescue found the man a short distance from his residence. He was not injured and was in good health.

ac Du Flambeau Tribal Police Department, Newbold Fire Department Search and Rescue, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Eagle River Fire and Rescue, Eagle River Ambulance and Vilas County Sheriff's Department were investigating.

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