Missing man found safe near Rudyard

May 3, 2021

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI--   An Illinois man who went voluntarily missing in the eastern U.P. last week has been found safe and sound.

Russell Ulrey, 45, of Lake Bluff talked about doing a Lake Superior circle tour. His rental vehicle was found last week in the Rudyard area, but there was no sign of Ulrey.

Michigan State Police from the Sault Ste. Marie Post say Ulrey became lost in the wooded area around Rudyard. He was able to find shelter in a deer blind until he was located on Saturday.

Ulrey was in good health. Authorities in Lake Bluff were notified.