$20,000 Reward Offered to Help Find Missing Man



By Ellen Kurt

HAMPTON, Iowa — A new reward of $20,000 is being offered in the disappearance of Ethan Kazmerzak, 22, of Hampton.

He was last seen at a party on Sept. 15 in Hampton.

The new reward was announced during a news conference Wednesday morning. It is valid now through Dec. 2.

Authorities have conducted ground, air and water searches, but so far have no significant leads. His car has also not yet been found.

Kazmerzak is described as having dark blonde hair, blue eyes. He is 5 ft. 5 in. tall and has facial hair and a Grateful Dead tattoo on his left upper arm.

Kazmerzak was wearing orange or peach colored shorts and a white or teal printed shirt when he disappeared.

Authorities said he may be driving a 2006 silver Volkswagen Jetta with Iowa license plate AUZ 382.

Anyone with information should contact their local police department or Hampton police at 641-456-2529 or North Iowa Crime Stoppers at 1-800-383-0088.

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