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Search suspended for missing Wis. man in Alaska


ANCHORAGE (WKOW) -- The search has been suspended for a missing Wisconsin man. Authorities have been looking for survivalist, Thomas Seibold from Wisconsin. Seibold set out alone in the Alaska wilderness in late September. Seibold is from Three Lakes, Wisconsin.

Alaska State Troopers say their search for him has been suspended. However, it did include a 13-day aerial and ground search. The search covered about 3,500 square miles.

Seibold was first reported missing on Nov. 11, 2012 after he failed to make a planned contact ahead of a flight out of Kobuk.The German-born traveler had been in Alaska since June, first spending time at a Southeast fish camp and then along the Tanana River near Fairbanks.

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