Daily Archives: September 8, 2020


HELPING KEEP BLOCH’S Farm going strong during the pandemic are, from left, Jennifer LaMontagne, K.C. Stewart, Jen Waters, Lee Baird, Sue Ellen Bloch and Sue McConnell. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz When Sue Ellen Bloch and her husband, John, began running Bloch’s Farm in the 1980s, they never imagined […]

Bloch’s blossoms during tough time


FREELAND FOUNDATION FOUNDER Steve Galster speaks to last year’s festival attendees before the opening night film. While this year’s festival will be a virtual event, Galster will yet again introduce the festival’s opening night film and discuss Freeland’s mission of eliminating trafficking. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz Even though […]

Digital stories to inspire



Jon Roy gives fire extinguisher demonstrations to businesses in the area. submitted photo  by Joe Schulz As Riponite Jon Roy watched his childhood home burn to the ground in 1988, his worldview shifted and the trajectory of his life changed.  From that day on, whether it be spending more than […]

Roy continues to help extinguish fires


SCHYLER GARZA, CO-OWNER of The Pad in Berlin, displays some of the pop culture memorabilia offered at the shop. Garza opened the Berlin location earlier this year with his lifelong friend, Peter Ozminkowski. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz Schyler Garza and Peter Ozminkowski are lifelong friends, who have loved […]

Sharing a passion



CELEBRATING THE opening of the Boys & Girls Club are, from left, Melissa Hilke, Ashley Bartol, Megan Beardsley, Eydie Reiser, Lisa Nelson, Bob Zache, Jason Presto and Mindy Collado. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz After school, folks in Green Lake are likely to see a parade of children in […]

Boys & Girls Club opens in Green Lake


CELEBRATING THE INSTALLATION of a trailhead and bike repair station for Lauree’s Trail are, from left, Larry Gundrum, Erik Taylor, Garrett Clark, Tom Beatty, Ethan Carter, Dennis Clark, Erik Olmen and Michael Taylor. submitted photo by Joe Schulz For the last three years, a parade of cyclists tested their stamina […]

Slow roll around GL Sept. 27



TOASTING TO 35 years of Goose Blind Grill & Bar are, from left, Jolene Gundrum, Quinn Johnson, Arryn Drover, Anuar Majana, Lisa Morris, Kira Taylor and Mary Rowley. Last Month Rowley Announced she is looking to retire. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz Small businesses add value to any community, […]

Splash: Reporter shares support for local establishments


Nate Lehner of ClearView Productions, LLC captures Dave Wilke’s perspective on conservation practices. submitted photo by Kristen Pieszko Rasmussen In an effort to highlight local farmers and their conservation practices, the Green Lake Association (GLA) recently released a “Fridays on the Farm” video series. Avalon Creek Farm Avalon Creek Farm, […]

Video series profiles local farmers and their Green Lake friendly ...



by Joe Schulz Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout, northern pike, walleye, smallmouth bass, panfish What’s not: Musky, white bass Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 Lake trout are the best bite on Big Green Lake, but they’re somewhat hit and […]

Lake trout bite remains steady on Big Green