Rafter Found After Disappearance On Muskegon River

A happy ending after the search for a missing rafter in Clare County.

Franklin Hayslip of Stanton was on a raft with friends in the Muskegon River, Saturday afternoon.

He went ahead of the rest of his group and disappeared.

His group called 9-1-1 around midnight and the search was on.

Hayslip walked into his group’s camp at 7 a.m. that morning.

He was not hurt, but used his raft for shelter during the rain.

He had been gone about 15 hours.