Manistee Coast Guard, Sheriff rescue man in Lake Michigan

Manistee Coast Guard, Sheriff rescue man in Lake Michigan
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Manistee, Michigan and a Manistee County Sheriff’s Deputy pose for a photo aboard a 45-foot response boat, June 23, 2018, following the rescue of a man in Lake Michigan.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Manistee) CLEVELAND — A multi-agency crew from Coast Guard Station Manistee, Michigan and the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office rescued...

Coast Guard crew rescues pregnant deer trapped in rocks on Manistee River

Coast Guard crew rescues pregnant deer trapped in rocks on Manistee River
Members of Coast Guard Station Manistee, Michigan, rescue a pregnant deer trapped between the rocks on the edge of the Manistee River near Harbor Village, Michigan, May 31, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Adrian Ledesma) CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard rescued a pregnant deer found trapped in the rocks on the edge of Manistee River near Harbor Village, Michigan, Wednesday morning.  The...

Coast Guard crew enters water; saves two lives

Coast Guard crew enters water; saves two lives
Petty Officer 3rd Class Adrian Ledesma (second from left) and Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin Mattson (far right) carry a 71-year-old grandmother to awaiting Emergency Medical Services and awaiting U.S. Coast Guard personnel on shoreAug. 21, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Lake Michigan). MANISTEE, Mich. — Two members from Coast Guard Station Manistee, Michigan entered the waters...

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Air Force to conduct joint training in Grand Traverse Bay

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Air Force to conduct joint training in Grand Traverse Bay
A Royal Canadian Air Force CH-146 Griffon helicopter taxis past a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-65D Dolphin helicopter after joint training operations in Barrie, Ontario, May 4, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Traverse City) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – The crew of Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City is hosting an international joint search-and-rescue exercise...

Great Lakes Coast Guard and partners assist with 13 search and rescue cases during Memorial Day weekend

Great Lakes Coast Guard and partners assist with 13 search and rescue cases during Memorial Day weekend
CLEVELAND — Five instances of boaters operating under the influence of alcohol and 13 search and rescue cases across the Great Lakes during the recent holiday weekend showcase the need for boating safety precautions and the importance of boaters looking out for each other. Numerous good Samaritan boaters and local responders arrived on scene and rendered assistance  to distressed boaters prior...

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, local responders across Great Lakes rescue 7, assist 16 during busy start to weekend

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, local responders across Great Lakes rescue 7, assist 16 during busy start to weekend
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and local responders teamed up to rescue seven boaters and assist 16 others across the Great Lakes Friday night and early Saturday morning, during a busy start to the weekend. The Coast Guard is not releasing the names of the boaters rescued and assisted, and there is no Coast Guard imagery for any of the cases. The Coast Guard Auxiliary responded...

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes in Manistee Lake

CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued a man who was aboard a 14-foot sailing vessel that capsized in Manistee Lake Tuesday afternoon. At 2 p.m., a search-and-rescue controller at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, was contacted by Manistee, Mich., emergency dispatch, who was forwarding a request for assistance for a man in Manistee Lake who reported his sailing vessel capsized. A rescue...

Lake Michigan Coast Guard crews rescue or assist 6 people, 1 dog in 3 separate emergencies

Lake Michigan Coast Guard crews rescue or assist 6 people, 1 dog in 3 separate emergencies
MILWAUKEE — Coast Guard crews rescued or assisted six people and one dog on Lake Michigan Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. At 7:15 p.m., Tuesday, a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Milwaukee was contacted via cell phone by a man who reported his boat was sinking in Lake Michigan three miles east of Milwaukee with two other people aboard. A rescue boatcrew aboard a 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard medically evacuates man from sailboat

Coast Guard medically evacuates man from sailboat
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a man from a sailboat in Lake Michigan approximately 10 nautical miles south of Manistee, Mich., Sunday evening. At about 4:50 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, received a request for a medevac of a 57-year-old man reported to be suffering from cardiac arrest and heat exhaustion. Sector Lake Michigan consulted with the Coast Guard...