Man found: Volunteers requested to assist with search for missing man Wednesday evening in Spicer
Donald Leroy Wieberdink

Updated 5:30 p.m.
The missing bicyclist Donald Leroy Wieberdink, missing since Tuesday in the Spicer area, has been found.

He is currently being examined by medical personnel, according to Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department.

More updates to follow on

Updated 3 p.m.:

SPICER — Volunteers are being asked to report at 5 p.m. Wednesday to the Green Lake Bible Camp in Spicer to assist with the search for Donald Leroy Wieberdink, who went missing around noon Tuesday, according to a Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office news release.


Volunteers will be asked to walk areas assigned to them from the Sheriff's Office personnel and are being asked to dress accordingly and bring water.

Volunteers are to check-in at the Sheriff's Office command post at 9916 Lake Ave. S. after parking in the church parking lot across the street.

The Sheriff's Office said multiple people have reached out about donating food and water and can do so by dropping items off at the command post.

Wieberdink, an avid bicyclist who can ride more than 20 miles in a day, suffers from medical issues, including dementia, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. Wieberdink is described as 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds. He has blue eyes, short gray hair and wears glasses.

He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, tan shorts and a black helmet. He was riding a red Giants brand bicycle that has a backpack pouch near the seat area.

According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, Wieberdink was last seen between noon and 1 p.m. Tuesday riding his bike in the 13000 block of Indian Beach Road on Green Lake.

New information released Wednessday morning says Wieberdink stopped at a farm site east of Spicer sometime Tuesday afternoon to ask for directions and was later seen on his bike east of Spicer near the intersection of County Roads 2 and 10 in Harrison Township.

Anyone who may have seen Wieberdink on Tuesday or Wednesday is asked to contact the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office at 320-235-1260.


Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at
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