U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards Working Together to Clear St. Clair River

DETROIT — The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards are scheduled to conduct ice breaking operations in the St. Clair River, beginning at approximately 10 a.m., Monday Feb. 22, in order to mitigate possible flood activity due to a nine-mile long ice jam there, and address low-water levels on Lake St. Clair.

Air Station Traverse City airlifts man to safety from Beaver Island

BEAVER ISLAND, Mich. – U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City medically evacuated a man experiencing a life-threatening illness from Beaver Island Airport Friday at 8:30 a.m.

Coast Guard to accompany Mackinac race fleet

Chicago – The Chicago Yacht Club announced today that two United States Coast Guard cutters will accompany a fleet of over 400 boats during the 100th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, presented by Lands’ End Business Outfitters. 2008 marks the 100th running of ‘the Mac,’ the world’s longest annual freshwater sailing distance race, which will leave Chicago’s lakefront...