Coast Guard Helicopter Rescues 2 People From Stranded Sailboat In Apostle IslandsA U.S. Coast Guard helicopter team rescued two people and their dog from a stranded sailboat in Wisconsin's Apostle Islands National Park Tuesday night.
Agencies, Enbridge Plan Straits Of Mackinac Oil Spill DrillState and federal agencies are teaming with pipeline operator Enbridge Energy Partners for an oil spill response exercise in the area where crude is piped beneath the Great Lakes.
Body Of Missing Minnesota Man Recovered In AlaskaThe body of a 32-year-old Minnesota man missing east of Cordova, Alaska, has been recovered. Scott Bell was found Tuesday by searchers.
Superior Entry Lighthouse Offered To Any Eligible GroupNow one historic piece of the great lake is up for the taking. Wisconsin's Superior Entry lighthouse is no longer needed by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Hennepin Co. To Get Drowning Victim LocatorThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office will soon have an underwater remote-operated vehicle to help rescue and recover drowning victims.
Mississippi River Closed Near La CrosseA portion of the Mississippi River near La Crosse, Wis., has been closed Thursday by the U.S. Coast Guard for dredging operations after barges ran aground.
Helicopter Rescues 5 From Thomson The U.S. Coast Guard is using resources from around the Great Lakes to help rescue flooding victims in Minnesota.
Mille Lacs Fishing Guides Frustrated Over Federal RegulationsWith its walleye chop and whitecaps, Lake Mille Lacs is more playground than place for commercial navigation.
Coast Guard Begins Icebreaking On Great LakesThe U.S. Coast Guard has begun ice breaking operations in response to colder temperatures and ice growth in the western Great Lakes region.