Search continues for missing Auburn man

AUBURN, Neb. (WOWT) -- We are getting additional information as the search continues for Rick Kubes, 65. An Endangered Missing Advisory was issued for the Auburn man on Monday.

Kubes suffers from a medical condition and was on his way to the Auburn, Nebraska hospital from Clay Center, Kansas. He didn't arrive.

Ford Ranger
He was driving a silver, 2010 Ford Ranger pickup with personalized Nebraska plates: "KUMFISH." The truck has a black bug guard and a Big Red "N" sticker on the back, driver's side window. There is also a cooler and red two-wheel appliance cart in the back.

According to our sister station, KWCH in Wichita, Mr. Kubes was last seen wearing a dark long sleeve shirt with a dark green windbreaker and blue jeans. He wore a red/white ball cap, red in the front with mesh in the back and was wearing glasses. He is 5' 10" tall and weighs 175 1bs. He has white hair and a large white mustache.

Kubes was last seen between 8 A.M. and 8:30 A.M. on Sunday in Clay Center, Kan. before he left to return to his home in Auburn, Nebraska. Auburn is about a 2.5-hour drive from Clay Center.

Mr. Kubes typically travels from Clay Center north on K-15 to Highway 36 then eastbound on 77 then North to Beatrice Nebraska and then east on 136 to Auburn. His family states that he doesn’t travel outside this normal route.

According to Kansas authorities, Kubes was in pain when he left Clay Center bound for the hospital in Auburn. He does have a phone but is not answering it.

If you see Kubes or his vehicle, here is the contact information.