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Search continues for missing boater in Cass County

BACKUS—The Cass County Sheriff's Office continued to search for the man who went missing Tuesday, June 12, when a boat overturned on a Cass County lake.

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said authorities began at daybreak Wednesday searching for the man, but never found him. The sheriff's office received a report at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday of two people thrown from a boat on Hay Lake, located in Ponto Lake Township, northeast of Backus.

Responders and deputies arrived and located a man who was operating the boat. He was transported to shore and treated on scene for minor injuries.