Daily Archives: August 25, 2015


WHOOPING CRANES ARE trained to migrate south to their winter quarters, led by one or more of these Operation Migration ultralight aircrafts.   submitted photo Festival will honor revival of whooping cranes Sept. 10 to 13  by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Whooping cranes nearly vanished in the mid-20th century, […]

Back from the brink of extinction


Wade Kaufman, LEFT, and his father Wayne Kaufman stand next to a sign advertising the corn maze, which is coming this fall. Laura Lyke photo Kaufman Farm steps up after Beechwood Farm decides not to bring back fall corn maze by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter For those left heartbroken […]

Not Lost Without a Maze



A bat soars through the sky during “An Evening with the Bats” program hosted by the Green Team. Laura Lyke photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Stop what you’re doing right now and search “Lil’ Drac” on YouTube. I promise you won’t be disappointed. I think that everyone has at […]

Batty reporter faces biggest fear


CAN THERE BE any doubt that the Prune’s Spirit Animal is a Monarch butterfly that, by attaching itself to others, flies faster than other butterflies?         Todd Sharp photo by Todd Sharp A mystical and charming friend asked if I knew my Spirit Animal. Without understanding what […]

Prune’s Spirit Animal is a pretty hijacker



HEIDEL HOUSE RESORT and spa managers Alex Jakovljevic and Craig Summers dive into Green Lake after Alex made an ill-advised friendly wager earlier this summer.  submitted photo Staff is having fun at Heidel House Resort & Spa by Ian Stepleton Dear guests to Green Laker country. I’ve got a secret […]

A safe bet


Duane Langenwalter of Eagle, Wis. shows off the 21.5 inch smallmouth bass he caught on Big Green Lake last month. He used a plastic worm.       Michael Norris photo But some fish still can be caught readily on area lakes by Laura Lyke   Big Green Lake What’s […]

‘Dog Days of Summer’ are slowing fishing down