Daily Archives: May 21, 2015


HELCIA BIERMAN SWEEPS her broom at a “50” pinata next to a Lawsonia putting green. Tim Lyke photo  Tourism official calls area ‘slice of heaven’ by Tim Lyke timl@riponprinters.com “This is paradise.” That was the reminder shared to Green Lake area residents by Sarah Klavas, deputy secretary with the state […]

Favorite place? ‘Green Lake is on top’


MEMORIES OF Laura growing up in Green Lake include, starting above and going clockwise, enjoying the rock collection (center) at Green Lake Conference Center; performing with her dad on the Starlight Stage; and performing in the Missoula Children’s Theater (top center).  submitted photos by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter I […]

Reporter ‘sings’ Green Lake’s praises



FROM LEFT, SUSAN and Jadon Reiterman, as well as Jenn Rintelmann have opened J’s BBQ, located at 1215B W. Fond du Lac St.  Ian Stepleton photo by Ian Stepleton ians@riponprinters.com Diners walking into 1216B W. Fond du Lac St. today likely won’t recognize where they are. When it reopened last […]

Newest BBQ joint in the region is smoking in Ripon


OTHER THAN SOUTH Lawson Drive in Green Lake, you shouldn’t have many problems getting around Laker country this summer. Aaron Becker photo by Ian Stepleton Welcome back, Lakers! I’ll bet you’re as excited for summer to get in gear as I am. It seems like it’s been ages since I wrote […]

Hibernating in Illinois? Wake up. Smell our new roses!




UTILITY WORK IS underway along South Lawson Drive, as the Green Lake community prepares for the reconstruction. Aaron Becker photo One of the Green Lake community’s oldest roads will see a makeover soon by Aaron Becker aaronb@riponprinters.com Roadwork is well underway on one of the Green Lake community’s most historic thoroughfares. […]

History in the paving



TRAFFIC DRIVES PAST an empty parcel of land on which an Agnesian clinic is expected to be built in Green Lake.  Aaron Becker photo Construction on new Green Lake clinic is likely to begin soon by Aaron Becker aaronb@riponprinters.com Green Lake’s next big thing is on the horizon. An Agnesian […]

Agnesian eyes Green Lake


ON HAND FOR recognition of Alfred T. Peck grants are, from left, chamber Director Denise Hibbits; Thrasher development director Maria Dietrich; Phil Burkart, Fran Hill and Tonya Alling from Town Square; Krista Norton of the Angler Young Angler fishing tournament; and chamber President Todd Weir. Tim Lyke photo   $1,000 in […]

Peck fund is grand gift to local groups