Daily Archives: August 11, 2015


WAVING FROM THE “Summer Jazz Too” are, from left, Bob Bogaczyk, Bob O’Brien and Marshall Vente.  Laura Lyke photo Chicago jazz musician Vente sings the praises of the area by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Chicago jazz musician Marshall Vente took his first sailing lessons  — during a harsh Wisconsin […]

Smooth sailing on Green Lake


ARTISTS GATHER AT the Town Square co-op. Pictured are, from left, Tanya Schwartz-Roeper, Becky Andersen, Connie Willett and Kristian Andersen, all of Ripon.  Aaron Becker photo Town Square offers an alternative to the usual fare by Ian Stepleton Has it been a long summer? Have you spent too many hours […]

The cure for the creative itch



LAURA LYKE TAKES a break from her  bike ride to stand in front of the lake.  submitted photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Pedalling the Green Lake Chamber of Commerce’s 27-mile bike loop around Big Green Lake was both figuratively and literally breathtaking. I’ve had to deal with exercise-induced […]

Looping the lake




The Greenway House Bed and Breakfast, which re-opened last fall, is located on Lake Street in Green Lake.   Laura Lyke photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Green Lake is the place to be in the summertime, but few know that this is all thanks to one man: David […]

Greenway put the fun in Green Lake


Members of the group lay blocks for the construction of a parking lot at the camp. Pictured are, from left, Beth and Sarah Zik, Rachel Peppler, Brady Clark, Hannah Leystra, Jackie Zuhlke, Amy Brooks, Isaac Bouwkamp, Morgan Zuhlke, Dylan Burk, Hailey Bartz, Hunter Brooks, Stacey Clark, Jesse Viars, Daniel Krause, […]

Laying aside GL fun for work



RIDERS REALIZE IOWA is not as flat as expected under clear skies on the first day of a trip across Iowa. The trip got off to a rough start when a storm wrecked havoc, flattening the tent of Todd Sharp. submitted photo by Todd Sharp There was a tremendous thunderstorm brewing […]

Viscous wind nearly blows entire ride


MITCH VOGAN OF Illinois shows off the 8 pound, 28-inch walleye he caught on Big Green Lake a couple weeks ago submitted photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout, white bass, smallmouth bass and walleye What’s not: Northern pike Guide’s Corner: Mike Norton’s Fishing […]

Walleyes among hot fish on Big, Little Green