Coast Guard rescues dog in Sturgeon Bay ship canal

Coast Guard rescues dog in Sturgeon Bay ship canal
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard rescued a dog that was in the Sturgeon Bay, Wis., ship canal Friday afternoon. At 1:45 p.m., members of Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay noticed three people who were trying to assist a dog out of the canal near the station. Members of the ice rescue team from the station launched aboard the station’s ice rescue craft and rescued the dog, transported it to shore, and...

Coast Guard reiterates safety measures following rescue of man on ice-covered Sturgeon Bay

Coast Guard reiterates safety measures following rescue of man on ice-covered Sturgeon Bay
CHICAGO — The Coast Guard and representatives from local emergency response agencies are reiterating to everyone the importance of taking the proper precautions before heading outdoors for winter recreation, following a rescue of a Wisconsin man who became disoriented on ice-covered Sturgeon Bay Tuesday evening. At about 5:15 p.m., search-and-rescue controllers at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan Command...

Coast Guard rescues dog, stresses ice safety

Coast Guard rescues dog, stresses ice safety
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued a dog from the frigid waters of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Sunday morning after it fell through the ice. At about 9 a.m., the owner of the dog called Door County, Wis., 911 reporting that her dog had fallen through the ice after chasing a goose out on the ice. A Door County 911 dispatcher then contacted the Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay. A short-haul ice-rescue team...

Coast Guard assists 3 after boat runs aground in Little Sturgeon Bay

Coast Guard assists 3 after boat runs aground in Little Sturgeon Bay
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard assisted three people early Wednesday morning who were aboard an 18-foot pleasure craft that ran aground in Little Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Just after midnight, a search-and-rescue controller at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, received a report that an 18-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard had ran aground about 50 yards offshore in Little Sturgeon...

Good Samaritans around the Great Lakes rescue 7

Good Samaritans around the Great Lakes rescue 7
CLEVELAND — Good Samaritans rescued seven people from boating emergencies in Lake Erie and Lake Michigan Thursday evening and Friday morning. A Good Sam rescued three people Thursday night after their boat began taking on water one mile north of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Plant in Oak Harbor, Ohio. The Good Sam took the three people aboard his boat while Coast Guard Station Marblehead and...

Coast Guard rescues 8 from the ice on Sturgeon Bay

Coast Guard rescues 8 from the ice on Sturgeon Bay
STURGEON BAY, Wisc.,— Crews from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Mich., and Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., rescued eight people stranded on the ice in Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., in two separate cases, Saturday afternoon. Three people were rescued from the ice near Sherwood Point, Wisc., and five people were rescued near Snake Island, Wisc.. A boatcrew aboard a 22-foot Special Purpose...

Coast Guard, local Wisconsin agencies rescue 10 stranded people from ice floe

MILWAUKEE — The Coast Guard and local agencies near Dyckesville, Wis., rescued 10 people from an ice floe on Lake Michigan after several ice shelves broke loose from a larger ice mass Monday morning. At approximately  9:46 a.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay received a call from a concerned citizen at Bayshore Park in Dyckesville reporting that 14 people were either stranded...

Coast Guard rescues woman on grounded pontoon boat in Green Bay

Coast Guard rescues woman on grounded pontoon boat in Green Bay
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard rescue aircrew hoisted a woman to safety from a pontoon boat Tuesday night after a friend reported her overdue. A radio watchstander at Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay, Wis., received a phone call from a man, reporting that his friend had called him reporting that the 22-foot pontoon boat she was on had run aground. According to the reporting source, the woman said she...

Coast Guard urges those who recreate on ice to take proper safety precautions

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard is urging Monday that individuals who choose to recreate on frozen lakes and rivers to take proper safety precautions after two events on Sunday demonstrated the danger and unpredictability of ice in the Great Lakes. There were no injuries reported during the two incidents. Sunday morning, seven individuals were rescued on Sunday morning after being stranded on an...