Daily Archives: June 30, 2015


PRINCETON RESIDENT JERRY Swanson stands next to his very first bottle tree, which is made with cobalt blue Italian water bottles.  Laura Lyke photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Living in Wisconsin means giving up colorful gardens and blooming trees for a large, snowy portion of the year. But […]

Area man has answer for winter blues


Renee and Tim Saul show off the new collection of custom scrapbooking paper and retro candy that is available at the Variety Vault in Green Lake.   Laura Lyke photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Shortly after Tim and Renee Saul opened their first scrapbooking store in Ripon, “Crop […]

Variety Vault offers vintage fun



FIREWORKS ARE LOADED onto a boat in preparation for launching them during a past Independence Day celebration.  submitted photo by Ian Stepleton This weekend, it’s time for us all to say, Happy Birthday, America! Many — maybe even most — of us will be celebrating this auspicious day in similar […]

Go 4th 4 fireworks fun on the 4thcoming 4th of ...


Green Lake Downtown Renewal Project hopes so as it transitions to economic development by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter A 29-year-old Green Lake public safety building sits vacant on Hill Street, however now, full of potential. Green Lake resident Mary-Jo Johnson and her neighbors Mary Rowley and Jo Ellen Madden […]

Future home of ‘Hill Street Station?’



Enjoying the view under the new Agnesian Healthcare sign, completed just minutes earlier, are, from left, clinic supervisor Anna Schultz, superintendent Brad Viau and plant/facilities project manager Dan Loest.  Laura Lyke photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter In 2000, Markesan acquired the Fond du Lac Regional Clinic on Margaret […]

One-stop clinic and pharmacy opens up


GREEN LAKER REPORTER Laura Lyke and her cousin, John Lyke, enjoy the break after paddling south, which is upstream, on the Fox River. submitted photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter I’ve always envied history buffs and my peers in school who take great interest in past occurrences. Don’t get […]

Paddling through history isn’t a snooze



Woody Harrelson? by Todd Sharp If you’re approached on the street this summer and questioned why you’re here and where you came from, don’t be alarmed. It’s a simple, honest question with easy answers. The Green Lake Area Visitors Bureau has a visitor survey going on. One delightful and intriguing […]

Were GL a person, who would it be?


SHOWING OFF THE smallmouth bass they caught during the Angler Young Angler Fishing Tournament on Big Green Lake are, from left, Lettie Kinas, Addie Soda and Brad Myers. For more photos and information on the tournament, see page 35. submitted photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Big Green Lake […]

Bass biting well in Big and Little Green