Daily Archives: July 15, 2020


Charlotte Prellwitz looks up at Shae the golden retriever as they sit next to a lantern during a sunset over Big Green Lake. Ric Damm photo by Joe Schulz As March turned to April, Stephanie Prellwitz began questioning the feasibility of the Green Lake Association (GLA) hosting its annual gala […]

GLA virtual gala will shine a light


Pie Shack owners Karla and Jay Wakeley smile in front of the kitchen of their newly opened restaurant in Berlin. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz In the summer of 2018, Karla Wakeley and her two sisters began selling pie by the slice at the Berlin Farmers & Artists Market […]

Slice by slice, Pie Shack aims to satisfy



Benjamin and Lindy Cloyd enjoy a bottle of wine shortly after opening Riverside Coffee Co. in 2018. submitted photo by Joe Schulz Lindy and Benjamin Cloyd were taking a drive through Berlin in late 2017 when the building at 170 West Huron St. caught their eyes. The structure had a […]

Expansion is brewing


DAN HUTTER SITS in The Moboevo Gallery, located on the first floor of Town Square. It offers a variety of electric and non-electric bikes, scooters, recumbents, surfboards and kayaks. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz When Green Lake resident Dan Hutter and his friend, Mark Radler, opened Moboevo, a next […]

New shop at Town Square offer bikes, more



A CDC GRAPHIC explains how Cercarial Dermatitis — or swimmer’s itch — is transferred to humans. Norwegian Bay has seen a recent uptick of swimmer’s itch. by Joe Schulz Swimmer’s itch appears to be back on Big Green Lake. Last week Monday, the Green Lake County Health Department received a […]

Swimmer’s itch suspected in Green Lake


FIREWORKS ERUPT over Big Green Lake during the city’s Fourth of July celebration. Right, a crowd gathers outside of the Town Square Community Center to watch the parade. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz While many communities across Wisconsin had Independence Day celebrations canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Green […]

GL celebrates Independence Day



SMILING OUTSIDE THE 1967 patrol gunboat are, from left,Vietnam War Veterans Mark Kramer, Jim Nelson, Gary Balthazor, Rich Groeschel and Ralph Warner. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz If you’ve ever driven down South Lawson Drive in the summer, you’ve likely seen a Vietnam War-era military boat anchored in Dartford […]

Splash: Veterans reminiscence while onboard military boat


POTATO BUDS blossom on a plant. Todd Sharp photo by Todd Sharp As I was pedalling by some lake cottages Sunday, July 5, the smells and the feeling of the breezy ease of a summer morning were comforting and serene.  The smoky bacon, the combination of sweet syrup and oily […]

The Prune: Morning ride brings back memories



by Stephanie Prellwitz The Green Lake Association (GLA) recently hosted its first-ever virtual annual meeting.  Viewed by nearly 300 households, the GLA was excited to have their lake-loving message reach far and wide.  For those unable to view the live premiere, that video is available on the Green Lake Association’s […]

7 takeaways from GLA’s annual meeting


Green Lake Association Executive Director Stephanie Prellwitz displays a lake trout she caught with Mike Norton. submitted photo by Joe Schulz Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout, smallmouth bass, white bass What’s not: Walleye, panfish Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 […]

Warmer weather resulting in mixed success