Emergency officials in southwest Iowa searched in vain Monday for a missing boater on the West Nishnabotna River.
The Fremont County Sheriff's Office was contacted about 5 p.m. about a missing boater.
An unoccupied boat was found about 1 mile downstream of the Goldenrod Boat Access on the West Nishnabotna. The area is east of Hamburg, Iowa.
Searchers worked until about 10:30 p.m. Multiple agencies assisted.
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