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Roseau County Sheriff asks hunters for help in search for man

Donald Dugger

ROSEAU, Minn. - The Roseau County Sheriff's Office is seeking the help of hunters in the Beltrami Island State Forest area to solve a missing man case.

Donald Dugger, Rochert, Minn., has not been seen since Aug. 18.

According to the sheriff's office, Dugger was driving a truck for a company from Warroad, and completing a trip from the east. He was last seen at about 6:30 a.m. Aug. 11 while removing personal items from the truck into his personal vehicle.

His vehicle, a Hyundai Elantra, was found Aug. 18 northeast of Winner Silo in the Beltrami Island area.

Ground, air and dog searches have failed to find Dugger, who is described as Caucasian, 5 foot 9 inches, 245 pounds, with hazel eyes.

Sheriff Steve Gust is asking hunters who may be in the area in the next few weeks to be on the lookout for anything unusual, such as clothing, or any item in the forest that seems out of place.

They can contact the sheriff's department at (218) 463-1421.