Woman reported missing on Missouri River near Blair

Recovery efforts suspended due to poor weather conditions


Recovery efforts for a missing individual along the Missouri River near Blair have been suspended because of hazardous weather conditions.

Harrison County (Iowa) 911 received a call at 11:56 p.m. on May 29 that a boat had sank near the Tyson Bend Wildlife Area in Iowa on the Missouri River and a 20-year-old woman was reported missing, according to a release from the Harrison County Sheriff's Office. 

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, Mondamin Fire and Rescue, Modale Fire and Rescue, Missouri Valley Fire and Rescue, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, U.S Fish and Wildlife Services, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Blair Police Department, Blair Fire and Rescue, Southwest Iowa Dive Team, Yutan Dive Team, Harrison County Emergency Management and Shelby County Emergency Management responded to the incident.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Iowa Department of Natural Resources at (515) 725-8200 or the Harrison County Sheriffs’s Office (712) 644-2244.