Coast Guard urges caution on Lake Superior

Coast Guard urges caution on Lake Superior
SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Mich. — Due to heavy rains and storms near the coastal Lake Superior region, the Coast Guard urges all boaters in the Keweenaw Waterway and Portage Lake region to avoid recreating on the water due to significant debris in the waterway caused by recent rain storms. Additionally, paddlesport enthusiasts and boaters are reminded to safeguard any loose gear, such as paddleboards,...

Coast Guard icebreakers to transit Keweenaw Waterway

USCG Cutter Katmai Bay File PhotoSAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Two U.S. Coast Guard icebreakers are scheduled to transit the Keweenaw Waterway, near Houghton and Hancock, Mich., in the next 24-48 hours in order to conduct ice breaking operations in western Lake Superior. Those who recreate on the ice are reminded to plan their activities carefully, use caution, and stay clear of the shipping channels...