U.S. Coast Guard

Two men rescued from Saginaw Bay – for second time in a week

(Facebook/U.S. Coast Guard Station Saginaw River)FRASER TWP, Mich. — Two men have been rescued from the icy waters of Saginaw Bay for the second time in the same week after falling through unstable ice. The two were trying to retrieve items they had to abandon during their first rescue Sunday, March 6, when they needed to be rescued again Wednesday,…

Replace the Buckthorn? Doubtful

The USCGC Buckthorn traverses the locks at Sault Ste. Marie as it carries out its mission on the Great Lakes.Government agencies are constantly planning future budgets because each dollar they get has to pass through several filters and rankings before they actually get their funding. Not all agencies are created equally when it comes to getting the money for the…