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.
Tribune readers Erica Houghton Meyer, Ernie Petrus, Debora Colthurst, Jasmine Rogers, Jane Eggebeen, Carla Vink, Jenni Behm, Lindsey DeJonge, Donna Griffis and Gena Cortez sent in some beautiful wintertime photos.
The Parrent family (Craig, Danielle, Morgan, Ryan and Jaxon) decided at the last minute to try to one-up their snow monster creation from last year's Winterfest Cardboard Sled Race, but the wind would not cooperate.