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Hubbard County joins search for missing Becker County woman

ssmith@parkrapidsenterprise.com

Three Hubbard County deputies have joined the search for a missing Becker County woman.

The search is concentrated in the area of Highway 113 in Hubbard County, south of Itasca State Park.

Melissa Dawn Eagleshield, 42, was last seen Sunday and a search primarily through Becker County has continued since until law enforcement got the tip that she might be in Hubbard County.

She was last seen Sunday evening near Island Lake in Becker County. She is 5 feet 1 inch tall and 155 pounds with light brown hair and hazel eyes, according to a dispatch sent out by Becker County authorities.

Law enforcement authorities have used a helicopter and foot searches, along with a tracking dog. Hubbard County got involved in the search Thursday afternoon.

Sheriff Cory Aukes said all calls should be directed to the Becker County Sheriff’s Department, at 218-847-2661.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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