Reward Increases in Missing Woman Case for Victoria Prokopovitz – WBAY

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Brown County – The family of a missing Brown County woman has increased the reward for information leading to her whereabouts.

Victoria Prokopovitz was last seen on April 26, 2013 at her home on Kunesh Road in the Township of Pittsfield.

On Friday, the Brown County Sheriff’s Office announced the reward money in this case increased from $2500 to $5000.

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Officials Search for 3 Days; Drone Finds Missing Man After 20 Minutes

After three fruitless days of extensive searching by authorities, an amateur drone pilot located a missing elderly man in a mere 20 minutes.

On Sunday, David Lesh helped save Guillermo DeVenecia, an 82-year-old man who had gone missing for three days in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, last week. Search and rescue teams had been looking for him for all that time, using helicopters, search dogs, and hundreds of volunteers, according to the WMTV.

Then Lesh, who owns a ski and snowboard outerwear company in Colorado but was in the area on vacation, volunteered to help using his drone — and found DeVenecia in 20 minutes.

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Missing Hudson man Joseph Briske found dead in river at Menomonie – TwinCities.com

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The man who went missing after leaving his Hudson, Wis., area home Monday morning was found dead Thursday afternoon in a western Wisconsin river.

The body of Joseph Albert Briske, 45, was found in the Red Cedar River, according to the St. Croix County sheriff’s office, which was informed of the discovery by the Menonomie Police Department.

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Missing man Jospeh Briske sought in St. Croix County, WI

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HUDSON, Wis. – Investigators for the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help in finding a man who has been missing since Monday.

The family of 45-year-old Joseph Briske of Hudson left his home early July 14 without explanation. His car was located on I-94 just east of Menomonie around 7 a.m. by the Wisconsin State Patrol, but there was no sign of Briske.

His family has had no contact with Briske since that time.

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Search for the missing La Crosse man Shalim Augustine continues

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About 30 searchers hit the streets of La Crosse Friday morning, hoping to find some trace of the man who has been missing since late Tuesday night.

Shalim Shahjehan Augustine, 23, was reported missing Wednesday evening after he missed his bartending shift at Huck Finn’s on the Water. He had spent Tuesday night boating with three co-workers and was last seen in the parking lot behind Powerhouse Marine, at 518 Logan St.

Huck Finn’s manager Patty Baumgartner organized Friday’s search party, dividing family and friends into groups to hit every possible route Augustine may have taken. After docking, he told his friends he planned to walk to his home on the South Side, about five miles from where he was last seen.

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UPDATE: Missing girl Jaylin Allen-Wallace found safe in Missouri

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Dane Co. deputies say Jaylin N. Allen-Wallace has been found in St. Louis, MO.

She is safe and will be reunited with her family in Madison in the next day or two.

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UPDATE: Missing 23-year-old DeKalb man Steven Schulz found dead – WREX.com – Rockford’s News Leader

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DEKALB (WREX) – UPDATE: DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott says a body, believed to be that of 23-year-old Steven Schulz of DeKalb, was found shortly after 1 p.m. in the Kishwaukee River.

An autopsy to determine the cause of death is scheduled for tomorrow morning.

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Deputies seek help looking for missing teen Jaylin Allen-Wallace| News – Channel3000.com

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MADISON, Wis. – The Dane County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 15-year-old girl who was last seen on Sunday.

Deputies said Jaylin N. Allen-Wallace left her home in the town of Blooming Grove on Sunday with a backpack full of personal items, and has not returned.

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Friends: Missing DeKalb man Steven Schulz planned to get gun | Daily Chronicle

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KINGSTON – Steven Schulz told friends he was meeting a man near Genoa to get a gun before he was last seen Sunday.

Schulz, 23, was reported missing late Monday night, and multiple search and rescue crews were looking for him near where his abandoned truck was found outside Kirkland on Tuesday.

Schulz’s longtime friend, Thomas Joiner of Sycamore, said that the last time he heard from Schulz was at 1 p.m. Sunday. During their phone conversation, Schulz told Joiner about his plan to get the gun.

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Missing teen Thomas Biggs found dead in Columbia County

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PORTAGE A 17-year-old who went missing from a campground in Columbia County has been found dead.

County Sheriff Dennis Richards says Thomas Biggs, of Beloit, was last seen between 4 and 5 p.m. Friday near the family’s trailer at Blackhawk Park near Portage.

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