Ice-breaking operation to commence Monday between South Bass and Catawba islands on Lake Erie

Ice-breaking operation to commence Monday between South Bass and Catawba islands on Lake Erie
DETROIT — The Coast Guard is warning residents of southern Lake Erie islands that commercial ice-breaking operations are scheduled to take place Monday, and possibly Tuesday, between South Bass and Catawba islands. Operations are scheduled to begin Monday at about 1 a.m. when the tug Ohio departs Cleveland and transits to South Bass Island between Kellys and Middle islands. At about 10 a.m.,...

Coast Guard Station Marblehead conducts 2 separate medevacs from South Bass Island Saturday morning

Coast Guard Station Marblehead conducts 2 separate medevacs from South Bass Island Saturday morning
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard conducted two separate medical evacuations from South Bass Island in Lake Erie early Saturday morning. At about midnight Friday, a search-and-rescue controller at Coast Guard Sector Detroit was contacted by emergency medical services personnel from South Bass Island who requested a medical evacuation for a 31-year-old woman suffering from a head injury after she reportedly...