Yankton authorities search river for Sioux Falls woman

April 5, 2018

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities are searching the Missouri River in the Yankton area for a missing Sioux Falls woman.

Sixty-six-year-old Diane Bartling was last seen in Sioux Falls on Sunday afternoon. Her car and some personal items were later discovered near the Meridian Bridge in Yankton.

Yankton Police Chief Brian Paulsen says a four-hour search Wednesday yielded no clues. The effort was to continue Thursday.

Authorities did not immediately release details on the woman’s disappearance.

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