Daily Archives: September 8, 2015


Ripon College professor Memuna Khan checks and cleans out one of her many bluebird boxes located in the Golf Courses of Lawsonia.  Laura Lyke photo RC professor monitors bluebirds around area by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter Mid-spring, when many college students begin packing up their rooms and dreaming of […]

Keeper of the birdhouses


Julie and Bob Dethloff of Green Lake prepare their chili during last year’s Wisconsin State Chili Cookoff Championship. They ended up winning the competition and will try to defend their title this year.  submitted photo Chili cookoff will take place Sept. 12  by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter For Green […]

Grateful Red eying a repeat



Judy Soto, pictured, and husband Joe Soto want their re-created handmade Ammo Jewelry to display the message that anything, no matter how mundane, can be recreated into something good and beautiful.  Laura Lyke photo by Laura Lyke Green Lake Reporter People often make their way to the Princeton Flea Market […]

Much to buy at the Princeton Flea Market, but ...


ABOVE, TUBERS Ariana Griffin, left, and Aiden Moreland smile in this photo shot by Amanda Moreland of Markesan. Many late photo contest entries don’t get published by Ian Stepleton One of my favorite parts about The Green Laker each summer is our photo contest. For the contest, we make a […]

Early birds get the shutterbugs?



THE PRUNE LOOKS down Ripon’s Union Street Hill.  Todd Sharp photo by Todd Sharp It’s tough to find balance. It seems like either I’m going up or down, fast or slow, running hot or cold. Rarely finding a perfect pace, or as Goldilocks said “just right.” No too long ago, […]

Some approach hills with pedal to metal


RYAN BURKE, 4, Yorktown, Va. shows off a bluegill he caught with help from his dad, Eric Burke, while fishing on Big Green. Ecstatic at his accomplishment, Ryan called himself an “awesome fisherman.” Soon after catching the bluegill, he almost reeled in a good-size bass, but his child-size Lightening McQueen […]

Fish have become harder to find on area lakes