With skies clearing and the temperature climbing above freezing the next several days, local police are urging people to stay off the ice on Lake Michigan and the Grand River.
As we move into late winter and early spring, dangerous ice conditions begin to prevail across the state.
Anglers should take care before venturing onto the ice.
NORTH MUSKEGON — A pickup truck sunk below the ice on Muskegon Lake after the driver tried joyriding across the frozen lake Monday, Jan. 15.
The Coast Guard is warning of unstable ice conditions due to the warming temperatures in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and much of the Great Lakes.
Local public safety officials warn that while the icebergs and the piers may be picturesque, they are also extremely dangerous.
GEORGETOWN TWP. — The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department dive team conducted ice dive training at Georgetown Shores Lake near Jenison on March 3.
SAULT STE. MARIE (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is urging people to use extra caution when venturing onto ice on the Great Lakes and other area waterways.