Daily Archives: June 23, 2015


Elliot Oscar, the new golf pro at the Golf Courses of Lawsonia, leans on the sign for the first hole of the Links Golf Course.   Laura Lyke photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter The small town of Reedsburg, Wis. is home to professional football player John Harrington, major […]

New Golf Pro among changes at Lawsonia


ABOVE, LAURA DEMING stands in front of the Thrasher Opera House doors, where she hosts some events as interim director of the Green Lake Festival of Music. Laura Lyke photo Festival of Music’s interim director began playing as young child by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter More than 50 years […]

For the love of cello



Jake McDonald holds up his catch from his pre-marriage fishing trip Thursday, June 11, the day before his June 12 wedding.       Dennis Walker photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout, smallmouth bass, cisco, white bass. What’s not: Northern pike. Guide’s […]

Lake trout are starting to show life


THE PRUNE CONSIDERED buying a $93,500 Mercedes Benz Sprinter. Then he woke up and went back to work.  by Todd Sharp What triggers set your mind whirring? Maybe the twitch of a smile in the corner of a partner’s lip, a close-up glance of the sexy parts of a flower […]

Indulge your fantasy before it’s too late



SAM LLANAS, A favorite at the Village Green Summer Concert Series, livens up the Village Green during his performance there in 2013. The former lead singer of the BoDeans will perform Friday, July 10 at 7 p.m.  Ian Stepleton photo by Ian Stepleton It’s summer! And, with the coming of […]

GL Country is alive, with the sound of (free!) music


GREEN LAKER REPORTER Laura Lyke feeds a pair of alpacas their breakfast at Jessica and Matt Marwitz’s farm, Windy Hills Alpacas LLC.  submitted photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter I recently had the honor of meeting the sweetest little girls in Green Lake County. At first they were shy, […]

Reporter makes some new furry friends



KERRY QUADE OF Moments to Memories stands among a sampling of her photography at her new studio in downtown Ripon. Ian Stepleton photo by Ian Stepleton ians@riponprinters.com Kerry Quade recalls how, one Christmas when she was about 10, she received one of her all-time favorite gifts: a camera. “I just loved […]

Markesan photo studio relocates to downtown Ripon


ANDY SORENSEN DISPLAYS a selection of the merchandise that is available at dear prudence, 210 Watson St., which opened this spring.  Ian Stepleton photo by Ian Stepleton ians@riponprinters.com Ellen Sorensen and son Andy are Riponites at heart. Though both were raised here, each left the community to work elsewhere for […]

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