Daily Archives: July 28, 2015


FEATURED IN A Beach Boys replica photo to promote the upcoming gala are, from left, going clockwise, Julie Jankowski, Lu Ellen Bold, Brian Olmen, Gary Gustavson and Charlie Hunter. submitted photo Beach-theme gala promotes Green Lake Association Aug. 1 by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter “Wouldn’t it be Nice” to […]

Surf’s up!


ROBIN YOUNT, CENTER, laughs with a group of friends during a recent visit to Sharkz Brewz ’n Bitez in Green Lake. submitted photo by Jonathan Bailey jonathanb@riponprinters.com Was President Obama in Green Lake? That’s what Sharkz Brewz ’n Bitez waitress Alyssa Nielson tried to figure out while waiting on a table […]

Sharkz Brew(er)s ‘n Bitz catches Milwaukee legend



KEY PLAYERS IN the decision to merge two successful Green Lake non-profits are, from left, Jo Ellen Madden, Mary Rowley, Phil Burkart and Mary-Jo Johnson.  Laura Lyke photo by Tim Lyke timl@riponprinters.com One thing they don’t seem to be teaching at Green Lake’s Town Square is math. 1+1 = 3? […]

Downtown Renewal Project, Town Square merge to become the new ...


Showing off Goose Blind’s popular shot-ski and colorful drinks, both of which are expected to be popular at the restaurant’s 30th anniversary party, are from left, employees Gabrielle Parlato and Courtney Sobonya, owner Mary Rowley and employee Sophia Heimerl.     Laura Lyke photo Goose Blind will celebrate 30 years […]

Duck, Duck, Goose



JESSE Nodolf removes one of the frames of a hive to show the group its hexagonal combs.    Laura Lyke photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Imagine sitting down to enjoy dinner, but when the fork is about to reach your plate, one out of every three bites of […]

Bee a honey to bees


ANTHONY ARRIVO, 7, of Green Lake shows off his catch in this 2015 Green Laker Photo Contest entry submitted by Lori Arrivo. The fish was caught off Hattie Sherwood. by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Big Green Lake What’s hot: lake trout, white bass and smallmouth bass What’s not: walleye […]

Fishing remains good on Big and Little Green



TODD SHARP SCOPES out his pie options at Eldora UCC Methodist Church in Iowa. Behind him is Steve Kelly from Byron, Wis.    Brian Kelly photo by Todd Sharp I know it seems like a luxurious rarity for someone working in Green Lake to take a week of vacation during […]

Biking Iowa? Sounded good in February


CHILDREN DASH IN for cookies during one of several cookie drops while at the 2014 Cookie Daze celebration.         Ian Stepleton photo It’s just another August in Green Laker country by Ian Stepleton Dear Green Lakers, welcome to festival season around Laker country! Historically, July isn’t a […]

Cookies, Cruizers, Vespas, Bands