Jim Scholz and I were out checking dive sites for the New Years Midnight Dive. Hidden Valley Pond is freezing over but has only ~ 2″ of ice so far. The St. Joseph river at the Marmont street launch is not frozen over except there are small bergs flowing by and its ice along the shore line out ~10 feet. Current does require a tending line though. Hidden Valley Pond – still needs thicker ice for New Years Diving Marmont street boat launch – shoreline ice out ~10 feet. Current is strong enough that you need a line and tender. — with Jim Scholz.