Searchers comb Bismarck for missing woman as volunteer effort expands | Grand Forks Herald

BISMARCK — When Matthew Lone Bear asked Karen Van Fossan if her church in Bismarck could help search for his missing sister, “there was no other answer but yes,” she said.

The minister of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship helped organize the search here for the truck connected to Olivia Lone Bear’s disappearance. Last month, Matthew Lone Bear put out a call for volunteers in Bismarck, Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot, Parshall, Stanley, Watford City and Williston to help search parking lots and streets for the teal 2011 Chevrolet Silverado his sister was last seen driving.

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North Dakota Missing Woman Search Expands Beyond Reservation | U.S. News

NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — Relatives of a missing Native American woman have moved their search beyond the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation to North Dakota’s larger cities, the family recently announced.

Olivia Lone Bear, 33, has been missing from New Town for three months. The mother of five was last seen driving a pickup truck on Oct. 24.

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Another reward offered in search for missing New Town woman | The Seattle Times

NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — An additional reward is being offered for information about a missing woman on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota.

The family of Olivia Lone Bear says the Institute for Trafficked, Exploited and Missing Persons and its founder, Patrick Atkinson, are offering $5,000 for information if foul play is involved in Lone Bear’s disappearance.

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Fargo Police searching for missing 13-year-old girl | Valley News Live

The Fargo Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 13-year-old girl.

Ruth Merritt is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 135 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes.

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Family frustrated by lack of search efforts in Native America woman Olivia Lone Bear’s disappearance | NBC News

Olivia Lone Bear was always at home on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in New Town, North Dakota, her brother Matthew Lone Bear told Dateline. Olivia had five kids under the age of 14, after all, and they were her primary responsibility.

“She was in-between jobs, so that’s all she did – take care of them,” Matthew told Dateline. “She stayed at the house and cooked dinner at night and got the kids to school in the morning.”

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Many gather in Fargo to raise awareness for a missing mother of five | WDAZ

FARGO—About a dozen demonstrators are taking to the streets in Fargo to raise awareness about a missing mother of five.

32-year-old Olivia Lone Bear was last seen leaving a restaurant in New Town on October 24th.

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Search for missing Native American woman expands into Lake Sakakawea | INFORUM

NEW TOWN, N.D.—Searchers looking for Olivia Lone Bear have scoured the Fort Berthold Reservation while updated details on her disappearance continue to be uncovered.

Three Affiliated Tribes Police Detective Sam Lincoln said most of the reservation has been searched by aircraft, motor vehicles and people on foot.

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