Coast Guard searching for 2 adults, 1 child in Lake Superior

Coast Guard searching for 2 adults, 1 child in Lake Superior
SAULT STE MARIE, Michigan — U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard crews are searching the waters of Lake Superior and the Keweenaw Peninsula Sunday for two adults and one child  who went missing Saturday night in the vicinity of the East Portage Canal of Houghton-Hancock, Michigan. Coast Guard crews responded Saturday night after receiving a report that the group had missed a fish fry they were supposed...

Lightering operations complete on motor vessel Roger Blough

Lightering operations complete on motor vessel Roger Blough
The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor the motor vessel Roger Blough June 7, 2016. Lightering operations transfered its cargo to the Philip R. Clarke and Arthur M. Anderson. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Craig Groman) SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond to the motor vessel Roger Blough, Tuesday, after the vessel ran aground May 27 on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish...

Motor vessel Roger Blough refloated in Lake Superior

Motor vessel Roger Blough refloated in Lake Superior
The motor vessel Roger Blough holds steady with assistance of support tugs as the ship is refloated after being aground on rocks for more than a week near the Gros Cap Reefs Light in Lake Superior, June 4, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Craig Gorman SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond as the motor vessel Roger Blough was refloated, Saturday, after the vessel...

Lightering operations begin on motor vessel Roger Blough in Lake Superior

Lightering operations begin on motor vessel Roger Blough in Lake Superior
The motor vessel Phillip R. Clarke arrives on scene with the motor vessel Roger Blough  near Gros Cap Reefs Light in Lake Superio. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Craig Gorman) SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond as lightering operations begin on the motor vessel Roger Blough, Friday, after the vessel ran aground May 27 on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in Lake...

Coast Guard continues monitoring M/V Roger Blough aground in Lake Superior

Coast Guard continues monitoring M/V Roger Blough aground in Lake Superior
SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond to the motor vessel Roger Blough, Wednesday, after the vessel ran aground Friday afternoon on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in Lake Superior. Plans continue to progress to safely free the Blough from Gros Cap Reef through the combined efforts of Canadian partners, company representatives and the U.S. Coast Guard. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Dive operations continue on M/V Roger Blough aground in Lake Superior

Dive operations continue on M/V Roger Blough aground in Lake Superior
Coast Guard crewmembers watch as salvage divers from DonJon-Smit prepare to enter the water to conduct a hull survey, May 31, 2016.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Craig Groman) SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond to the motor vessel Roger Blough, Tuesday, after the vessel ran aground Friday afternoon on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in Lake Superior. Plans...

Update: M/V Roger Blough aground in Lake Superior

Update: M/V Roger Blough aground in Lake Superior
Responders place protective boom around the stern of the motor vessel Roger Blough near Gros Cap Reefs Light in Lake Superior, May 30, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Merridith Morrison) SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond to the motor vessel Roger Blough, Monday, after the vessel ran aground Friday afternoon on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in...

M/V Roger Blough remains aground in Lake Superior

M/V Roger Blough remains aground in Lake Superior
The motor vessel Roger Blough sits grounded in the vicinity of Gros Cap Reefs Light in Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior, May 29, 2016, as seen from the deck of Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay) SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond to the motor vessel Roger Blough, Sunday, after the vessel ran aground Friday...

Coast Guard warns of unsafe ice conditions due to increasingly warm weather

Coast Guard warns of unsafe ice conditions due to increasingly warm weather
DULUTH, Minn. — U.S. Coast Guard Station Duluth is issuing a warning Thursday that increasingly warm temperatures will greatly increase the possibility of weakened ice in the area. The combination of warmer temperatures and shifting winds has caused extremely hazardous ice conditions throughout western Lake Superior and surrounding rivers. The Coast Guard warns of the possibility of ice breaking...