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2 missing from capsized canoe in Ladysmith

posted May 18, 2017 11:14 p.m. | updated May 18, 2017 11:14 p.m. (CDT)
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LADYSMITH — Two people are missing after a canoe capsized Thursday afternoon on the Flambeau River near the Clearwater Paper Corp. dam in Ladysmith, authorities say.

According to Ladysmith police, the Rusk County sheriff’s office received a report of a capsized canoe at about 2:47 p.m. The canoe was believed to be carrying two occupants.

Responders used boats and helicopters in their search, which ended around 8 p.m. Thursday and will resume this morning (Friday).