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Peter Achermann, 82, of rural Staples, has been missing July 24. His car was found on July 25, but the search effort has not found any further clues since. Gov. Pawlenty ordered the Minnesota National Guard Friday to assist in the search.

Reward increased in search for missing Leader man


The reward in the ongoing search for an 82-year-old Leader man has been raised in hopes new tips will be received regarding his whereabouts.

According to a press release from the Cass County Sheriff's Office:

Peter Acherman, who walks with a cane, was last seen July 24, 2009, in the Staples-Motley area. His vehicle was located the next day on a minimum maintenance road in Becker Township in Cass County.

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