Great Lakes Coast Guard helicopter crews end operations at seasonal air facilities in Michigan, Illinois

Great Lakes Coast Guard helicopter crews end operations at seasonal air facilities in Michigan, Illinois
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard’s Great Lakes air stations closed their seasonal air facilities in Muskegon, Mich., and Waukegan, Ill., Tuesday following their annual assignment to support Coast Guard operations in southern Lake Michigan and the surrounding areas. The air facilities operate during the traditional boating season, which runs from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, to provide...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Zion, Illinois

CLEVELAND – Coast Guard crews and local agencies are searching the waters off Illinois Beach State Park in Zion, Ill., this evening for a 20-year-old man who was reported missing.

Coast Guard conducts search for person in the water near Port Sheldon, Mich.

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard is conducting a search for a 55-year-old man who fell overboard in Lake Michigan approximately five miles west of Port Sheldon, Mich., Saturday.

Coast Guard suspends search for 59-year-old dentist

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search for a 59-year-old dentist from Gary, Ind., Saturday, at approximately 12 a.m. after he became overdue from a sailing trip offshore Miller Beach, Ind.

Coast Guard searches for overdue sailboater

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 59-year-old male reported overdue from a sailing trip, Thursday, offshore Miller Beach, Ind., at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City crew receives Navy League award

GLENVIEW, Ill. – A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Mich., was honored, Sunday, by the Glenview Council of the Navy League.

Coast Guard Investigating Garbase Washing Up on Beaches

MILWAUKEE (D9 Public Affairs) – The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to garbage washing up on Western Lake Michigan beaches, today. This is the second report of garbage washing up on the Lake Michigan shoreline. A similar incident was reported to the Coast Guard, yesterday, when a ten-mile stretch of shoreline was littered with trash near Manistee, Mich. City officials closed...