Experts Urge Caution Before Skating Or Fishing On Frozen Lakes And PondsCook County Forest Preserve District fisheries biologist Steve Silic said people should make sure a lake or pond is covered in at least 4 inches of ice before going onto the frozen surface, by drilling a hole in the ice.
Man Riding Bike Across Frozen Pond Falls Through IceA 43-year-old man was hospitalized Monday afternoon after he tried to ride his bicycle across a frozen pond in northwest suburban Streamwood and fell through the ice.
Man Falls Through Ice, Dies While Playing Hockey With SonAfter a tragic accident, McHenry County fire officials are warning about the dangers of going out on the ice in this abnormally mild winter.

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