Missing Boater’s Body Found At Campground Shore

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A missing man’s body was recovered at the Gavins Point campground Monday morning after his fishing boat was found empty three days earlier. 

The Yankton County Sheriff’s Office announced the body of Duane Ernster, 53, of Yankton, was found by a camper at 10:05 a.m. on Monday.

An autopsy has been scheduled. 

Search crews had spent the weekend looking for him near the Gavins Point Dam.

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