NEW TOWN, N.D. — Authorities have identified a Parshall man who is presumed drowned after he went missing while operating a personal watercraft on the Missouri River near New Town.

The search for 42-year-old Chad Kanine has been ongoing since authorities were notified June 11 that he had gone missing in rough waters.

Mountrail County Sheriff Ken Halvorson tells the Minot Daily News ( ) that a sonar team hired by the Three Affiliated Tribes completed three days of lake-bottom scanning on Monday with no results. He says the recovery operation now is being conducted mostly from the air and the river bank.

Information from: Minot Daily News,

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