Rockford Ice Sculptures

YOUNGSTERS ADD SCULPTURE TO CITY’S DISPLAYS­—On the evening of Friday, Jan. 13, youngsters build their own ice sculpture to add to the displays around town for the third annual Rockford Ice Festival. This super-sized smile, by Julia Ruppert, Delanie Riebschlager and Nick Ruppert, features anatomically correct teeth, with help from Delanie’s dad.
Ice sculptor extraordinaire Derek Maxfield of Ice Sculptures, Ltd. puts the finishing touches on a giant 8 ft. polar bear Sunday afternoon at Rockford’s Ice Fest 2012. Photo by CLIFF HILL