Daily Archives: July 28, 2020


The Hummingbird House features one queen bed, two lofted twin beds and pullout sofa. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz Bayview Landing Ice Cream Parlor has always had a special place in Loni and Ryan Meiborg’s hearts.  Before they were married, they’d come to Green Lake from Illinois each summer […]

A place close to the heart


Gus, the Goose Blind mascot, holds a tray of shots. This year, the restaurant celebrates 35 years of being owned by Mary Rowley. submitted photo  by Joe Schulz Thirty-five years ago, Mary Rowley saw a void in Green Lake’s restaurant scene.  At the time, the area had plenty of fine […]

Flocking to retirement



Tanya Schwartz-Roeper, right, and son Oliver display projects made at a previous “Papermaking Party.” Schwartz-Roeper is offering Papermaking Parties again this summer by appointment. submitted photo by Joe Schulz When Tanya Schwartz-Roeper got an Arnold Grummer Papermaking kit for Christmas 25 years ago, it set off a fire inside of […]

Fun with paper


FROM LEFT, Rita Hermanson-Mueller, Mark Mueller and their granddaughter, Jade, smile under the tent Rita has used at local art fairs for years. This year, she’s switched from selling pottery and paintings at art fairs to selling from her home. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz Nestled on a farm […]

Potterita lives up to nickname



Thomas Eddy works to help rescue an osprey, who became stuck in a tree Wednesday, July 8 when it got tangled in discarded kite string. submitted photo by Joe Schulz Every morning at 7 a.m., Freeland Film Festival Coordinator Evelyn Galster walks around the neighborhood.  But Wednesday, July 8, something […]

Team effort helps free stuck osprey


ROCHELLE AND RICK Ford, second and third from left, hand the keys of Ford’s Gathering to Lindsay Krueger, left, and Micayla Merrifield. Studio 708 photo by Joe Schulz When Ford’s Gathering Wine & Craft Beer Bar closed its doors in March due to COVID-19, it was unknown when — or […]

Ford’s Gathering is under new management



GARRETT CLARK, third from right, is presented a $500 donation for his Eagle Scout Project, which is a bike repair station for a trailhead at Town Square Community Center. Pictured around him are, from left are Sheila Pulice, Rich Grennan, Marge Bostelmann, Marge’s granddaughter Maggie, Mike Pulice, Tom Batty and […]

Scout shifts gears to bike repair station


The Community Street Bash is one event that is in jeopardy of joining a long list of other events in Green Lake County to be canceled or moved virtually due to COVID-19. As of right now, Harvest Fest still is on as scheduled. submitted photo  by Joe Schulz Green Lake’s […]

GL events continue to fall victim to COVID-19



Joe Schulz displays the items he found at the Princeton Flea Market, the majority of which were Green Bay Packers related. submitted photo by Joe Schulz The coronavirus continues to affect everyday life in the United States, but you wouldn’t know it if you drove through Princeton on a Saturday […]

Splash: Reporter scores nice finds at Princeton flea market


Researchers install buoys in Green Lake to monitor water quality data. The more data scientists can gather, the more the Green Lake Association can adapt projects to make a bigger impact. submitted photo by Kristen Pieszko Rasmussen As the Green Lake Association (GLA) takes its annual fund-raiser online this year […]

Fund a need for Big Green



Weston Hannan, 9, of Sun Prairie, Wis., displays an 8- and 10-pound lake trout that he caught. submitted photo by Joe Schulz Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout, smallmouth bass, white bass, northern pike What’s not: Walleye, panfish Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big […]

Several fish are biting on Big, Little Green Lake