Coast Guard ends search for two teens near Holland State Park

Coast Guard ends search for two teens near Holland State Park
HOLLAND, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard ended its search Thursday for two teenage boys who disappeared in Lake Michigan after being swept outside the swimming area near the north breakwall by strong rip currents at Holland State Park in Holland, Michigan, Wednesday night. “This is never a choice that is easy to make,” said Cmdr. Leanne Lusk, of Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan. “Coast...

Coast Guard rescues surfer from southern Lake Michigan

Coast Guard rescues surfer from southern Lake Michigan
Large waves on Lake Michigan crash against the pier in Saint Joseph, Mich., Oct. 9, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Saint Joseph) SAINT JOSEPH, Mich., — The Coast Guard rescued a 19-year-old man who was swept offshore by a wave while surfing with friends at Lions Park Beach near Saint Joseph early Friday evening. “The surfer was able to endure the treacherous...