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Elk River Man Still Missing

An Elk River man missing since Thursday has still not been found despite police search.

Steve Hanson, 52, was last seen by his wife Paulette at breakfast Thursday morning. Hanson's wife called police after she was unable to reach him the Star Tribune reported.

Hanson's wife said that he had a history of depression although he had not shown symptoms in over 10 years.

Hanson's car was found early Friday morning at a park. The car was locked and it contained his cell phone, laptop and gloves.

Footprints and a police tracking dog lead investigators to the river where a search was conducted with divers, a hovercraft and a helicopter Friday.

"Crews searched the park on foot while authorities searched the water using a hovercraft. During the search, the hovercraft hit an ice chunk, throwing a Sherburne County Sheriff's deputy into the water. The deputy was rescued, however, the hovercraft's air bladder was ruptured" Kare 11 reported.