Mollie Tibbetts’ dad, boyfriend visit Iowa State Fair to spread the word of her disappearance

Published: Aug. 10, 2018 at 8:00 PM CDT
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University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts has been missing now for more than three weeks. The Poweshiek County woman's family is now trying to spread the word every way they can.

Rob Tibbetts said he remains hopeful that someone will help him track down his daughter.

"There will be hundreds of thousands of Iowans here in the next ten days, if not millions,” said Tibbetts.

Mollies boyfriend, Dalton Jack joined the trip to the fair. It’s a trip usually meant for happier times but this time it was filled with determination more than anything.

"We’re raising awareness to people who may have not seen her,” said Jack. “It's a huge foot traffic area so it's easy to hit a lot of people at one time."

"We’re just trying to drive information to the authorities,” said Tibbetts.

But the rides and food do remind him of a day he and Mollie walked these same grounds.

"She didn't really enjoy it she's not really into rides or all that like the games she enjoys them,” said Jack.

Though, Jack said she did enjoy one Iowa staple, the butter cow. It’s memories like these the family will cling to until they reunite once again.

"I'm hopeful she's going to come back and be safe and all that,” said Jack. “It's really nice that nothing has really slowed down in the investigation is still going. "

"Mollie is out there and we need someone to come forward,” said Tibbetts.

Authorities have scheduled the next press conference on her case for Monday afternoon at three. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the tip-line at (800) 452-1111.