Welcome to Kara Moore's Missing-Person Website

  Kara Moore — still strong as ever — after 5 days in the bush of the Beaver Basin Wilderness Area. (Photo courtesy of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, via WJMN TV 3

Notice: After being missing in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore for 5 days, Kara walked out of the Beaver Basin Wilderness Area on her own.

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MibSAR social-media-friendly missing-person banner

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National Park Service missing-person poster

Download missing-person poster here.

Report a tip

Report a tip to National Park Service Rangers at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore via 911.  

Report a tip anonymously via Crime Stoppers USA at 1.800.222.8477 or via their Internet-based E-tips program




Michigan Backcountry Search and Rescue (MibSAR),
Long Range Special
Operations Group (LRSOG)
Marquette, Michigan
United States


The founder of Michigan Backcountry Search and Rescue (MibSAR), Michael Neiger of Marquette, Michigan is the lead investigator with MibSAR's Long Range Special Operations Group (LRSOG)

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A 26-year veteran Detective/Sergeant with the Michigan State Police (MSP), Michael holds a Ph.D. from Wayne State University, and is certified by the National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR) as a SAR Tech I and SAR Tech Field Team Leader (FTL), the top two, field-deployable, search-and-rescue certifications offered by NASAR.


The design and hosting of this missing-person web site, and associated social-media-friendly graphics, are courtesy of Michael Neiger — Lead Investigator with Michigan Backcountry Search and Rescue (MibSAR).

MibSAR is a small, Long Range Special Operations Group (LRSOG) based along the south shore of Lake Superior in Marquette, Michigan. LRSOG search-and-recovery operators are dedicated to investigating select unsolved missing-person cases and homicide cold cases in the remote bush between the Great Lakes in northern Michigan, USA, and the Arctic Ocean’s Lower Hudson Bay in Ontario, Canada.


MibSAR is a FEMA NIMS ICS document- compliant SAR Team


An independent, volunteer investigator, Michael Neiger holds, or has held, memberships in the following professional organizations:

National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR)
International Society of Professional Trackers (ISPT)
International Association of Cold Case Investigators (IACCI)
International Crime Scene Investigators Association (ICSIA)
International Homicide Investigators Association (IHIA)
American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)
International Association for Identification (IAI)
All of Michael Neiger's searches, investigations, work products, and other services
are provided free of charge to victims, their families, and law enforcement agencies.