Update: Police find missing Algona man

Update: Authorities say they’ve found a north Iowa man who went missing. Algona Police say that Robert Opheim is safe and sound. They say he was traveling and got in a car accident. Although he was unharmed, he’s been working to get his car back home.



ALGONA, IA – Police in Algona say they are searching for a missing man.

According to a press release, 43-year-old Robert Opheim of Algona was last seen last Saturday at the local Hy-Vee where he works.

A welfare check was asked for last night since Hy-Vee said Opheim hadn’t shown up for work. Police say Opheim’s mother says she hasn’t had contact with him.

Opheim weighs around 180 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He is believed to be driving a silver and black 2000 Chevrolet S10 pickup with Iowa plates.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts are asked to contact authorities.

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