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Associated Press, Published February 25 2011

Search continues for missing Lisbon, N.D., man

LISBON, N.D. (AP) – Authorities on Friday were continuing the search for a missing resident of the North Dakota Veter-ans Home in Lisbon.

Seventy-eight-year-old retired farmer Leon Weight was traveling from Oakes to Lisbon on Feb. 17 when he disappeared. He was last seen traveling south on U.S. Highway 281, near Edgeley.

Police Chief Jeanette Persons tells KOVC radio that ground crews from North Dakota and South Dakota have searched since then, along with Civil Air Patrol planes.