Searchers Locate Body of Missing Fisherman

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By Katie Stinson

POWESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa - Searchers have found the body of the fisherman who fell through the ice and drowned in Poweshiek County Saturday night.

Authorities say 57-year-old David Hartke of Grundy Center was ice fishing with a friend when he fell through on Lake Ponderosa. It's not yet known where exactly he was found. Divers had been searching each day since he went through the ice. Law enforcement had said if they didn't find Hartke's body soon they would have to re-evaluate their efforts.

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