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UPDATE - A Utica man reported missing by the Winona County Sheriff's Office on Friday has been located.  Officials say he is safe and has been reunited with his family.


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Winona, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Winona County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing person.

The sheriff’s office issued the alert for 65-year-old Thomas Mueller around 10:15 a.m. Friday. Mueller was last seen on Wednesday, June 22nd on County Road 18 in the Utica area. Authorities said Mueller is thought to be on his UTV, which was described as a 2019 or 2020 John Deere Gator 835. It has a fully enclosed cab with doors and a dump bed.

Mueller is described as a 5’8’’, 170 lbs, white male, with dark hair and a goatee.

Photo of Thomas Mueller from Winona County Sheriff's Office
Photo of Thomas Mueller from Winona County Sheriff's Office

He was last seen wearing cream or gray shorts, a blue button-up short-sleeve shirt, and gray slip-on shoes. Authorities said he is probably wearing a ball cap.

The sheriff's office said Mueller often travels in Western Winona County or Eastern Olmsted County. Residents in the area are asked to check fields and outbuildings for Mueller or the UTV.

Anyone that has seen Mueller or has any information is asked to call the Winona County Sheriff’s Office at 507-457-6368.

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