Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Waukegan, IL

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Waukegan, IL
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo CHICAGO ⎯ The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water near Waukegan, Illinois, Tuesday evening. Kathleen Root, 31, and Michael Root were hoisted by an MH-60 helicopter aircrew from Air Station Traverse City at approximately 7 p.m. central standard time. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan received a report...

Coast Guard rescues woman, dog from bottom of cliff near Ludington, Mich.

Coast Guard rescues woman, dog from bottom of cliff near Ludington, Mich.
A U.S. Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued a woman and her dog after she had been stranded on Lake Michigan’s shoreline at the bottom of a sand bluff, near Ludington, Michigan, Friday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CLEVELAND — U.S. Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon’s MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued a woman and her dog after she had been stranded on...

Coast Guard rescues 46 from ice floe in western Lake Erie

Coast Guard rescues 46 from ice floe in western Lake Erie
Members from Coast Guard Station Marblehead rescue ice fishermen from an ice floe north of Catawaba Island, March 9, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies rescued 46 ice fishermen from an ice floe that broke free near Catawaba Island, Saturday. An additional estimated 100 people were able to self-rescue themselves from the ice floe either by swimming...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from plane crash on North Fox Island

Coast Guard rescues 5 from plane crash on North Fox Island
A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew land on-scene of a plane crash on North Fox Island, Michigan, July 29, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Erin Nolan. TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City rescued five people involved in a two-aircraft collision on North Fox Island, Michigan, Sunday. Three...

Coast Guard, Good Samaritan respond to capsized vessel near Detour Village, MI

Coast Guard, Good Samaritan respond to capsized vessel near Detour Village, MI
SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Mich. — The Coast Guard responded to a report of a capsized vessel near Detour Passage, Michigan, Wednesday evening. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie command center received a call via VHF-FM radio channel 16 from the cargo vessel Lee A. Tregurtha reporting that a 17-foot pleasure craft had capsized with four people onboard. Sector Sault Sainte Marie watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue fisherman on Lake Michigan

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue fisherman on Lake Michigan
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Air Station Traverse City CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for an overdue fisherman on Lake Michigan near Kewaunee, Wisconsin, Thursday. Missing is Mark Wautelet, 38 years old, approximately 6-feet tall, 270 pounds with brownish hair. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan received a notification from...

Coast Guard searching for overdue fisherman on Lake Michigan

Coast Guard searching for overdue fisherman on Lake Michigan
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for an overdue fisherman on Lake Michigan near Kewaunee, Wisconsin, Thursday. Missing is Mark Wautelet, 38 years old, approximately 6-feet tall, 270 pounds with brownish hair. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan received a notification from Kewaunee Dispatch at approximately 11:15...

Lost 5-year-old boy rescued in Sleeping Bear Dunes

Lost 5-year-old boy rescued in Sleeping Bear Dunes
A rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Michigan is lowered after locating a lost 5-year-old boy in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Upper Michigan, June 29, 2018.  (Photo courtesy of Glen Lake Fire Department) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Coast Guard assisted local agencies in finding a 5-year-old boy who went missing in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Friday. A...

Traverse City Coast Guard ‘Open Ramp’ to kick off 2018 National Cherry Festival Airshow

Traverse City Coast Guard 'Open Ramp' to kick off 2018 National Cherry Festival Airshow
Coast Guard aircraft on display during the “open ramp,” kicking off the start of the 2017 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City. More than 4,000 people attended the event at the air station to get up close and personal with aircraft and crews that were to participate in the festival Air Show. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., — Coast Guard...