Hundreds of people took advantage of the sunshine and slightly warmer temperatures to take an unusual trip out on Lake Michigan Sunday afternoon. Police warn that the ice is unstable and encourage residents not to walk on the ice. The channel ice is particularly unstable because of the river current.
Despite a renewed push, expansion of a state turnaround entity for failing public schools beyond Detroit remains in trouble in the Legislature, where some majority Republicans still have concerns about a top initiative for Gov. Rick Snyder.
A decades-long Adult Enrichment Class takes place each Sunday at Second Christian Reformed Church, and the public is invited to attend the 11:30 a.m. session in the lower level of the church at the corner of Sheldon at Robbins roads in Grand Haven.
From the bridge of the Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw, northern Lake Huron looks like a vast, snow-covered field dotted with ice slabs as big as boulders — a battleground for the icebreaker's 58-member crew during one of the roughest winters in memory.