Update: Washburn Co. Woman Found Safe

Posted at: 10/03/2013 11:43 AM
Updated at: 10/03/2013 3:34 PM

A missing Washburn County woman has been found safe after a search that lasted nearly 24 hours.

Sandra Casler, 69, had disappeared from her residence on Big McKenzie Road northwest of Spooner on Wednesday afternoon.  Family, friends,
Washburn County Sheriff's Deputies, DNR personnel, and the Minong town constable searched for Casler Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

Sheriff Terry Dryden said Casler was found in a wooded area near her home around Noon Thursday.  Dryden said Casler was in relatively good physical condition despite spending 21 hours in the woods on a rainy night.