Daily Archives: September 22, 2020


REPRESENTATIVES OF SHORELINE Boat Center donned cowboy garb during last year’s Harvest Fest Parade. Pictured are, from left, Matt Bond, Erik Brockman, Jeremy Schatner, Ryan Meiborg, Bailey Patterson, Loni Meiborg, Steve Koplin and Abby Gedville. This year’s parade is set for Saturday, Sept. 26 at 4 p.m. RCP File photo […]

Harvest Fest returns Sept. 26 & 27


KEITH AND ELIZABETH Barzyk recently opened a Green Bay Packers-themed ice cream parlor, dubbed “The Ice Bowl.” Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz On Dec. 31, 1967, many Green Lake County residents likely tuned their radios and television sets to the Green Bay Packers’ record-setting third consecutive NFL Championship Game. […]

The ‘Ice Bowl’ opens in Laker country



KATHY Ninneman smiles and displays ribbons awarded for 4-H Club. Ninneman has loved the Green Lake County Fair since she was 10 and now is ready to share her lifelong passion for the fair with the community as she plans the 2021 Green Lake County Fair in her new role […]

From 4-H club to fair coordinator


AN INTIMATE CROWD gathers for a concert by Craig Baumann and the Story at the Thrasher Opera House. The opera house will be able to host up to 30 people who may not have reliable internet for a virtual game night fund-raiser. Ric Damm photo by Joe Schulz For more […]

Virtual Party for the Arts set for Oct. 16



Vines & Rushes Winery owner and winemaker Ryan Prellwitz tends to the fire in the eatery’s brick oven. On the first and third monday of each month, the winery typically donates 25% of its food sales to a local non-profit. The events have been dubbed “Cause of the Mondays.” submitted […]

Cooking up Cause of the Mondays


Discussing ways to attract more visitors to Green Lake during the winter months are, from left, Crystal Krueger of Good Life Massage, Desiree Brush of Special Properties, Kristen Hermanson of Fortifi Bank, Lisa Beck of the Green Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, Laura Swayze of Creative Soul, Alli Henke of […]

GL seeks ways to boost winter tourism



JOE SCHULZ RINGS a bell at the Tichora Conservancy on one of his summer adventures. submitted photo by Joe Schulz Is it really the end of Green Laker season already?  Yes, it is. That means, unfortunately, this will be my final column of the summer.  But don’t fret, there’s still […]

Splash: Reporter says so long to another Laker season




FATHER AND SON, John and Jack Gallagher, show off their fish at the Green Lake Terrace. Bob Riordan photo by Joe Schulz Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout, northern pike, walleye, bluegill What’s not: Musky, white bass Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green […]

Excitement looms over fall, future fishing