Daily Archives: June 28, 2016


GOLFERS enjoy the numerous fairways Lawsonia has to offer.      Hannah Tetzlaff photo by Hannah Tetzlaff To Adam Swenson, it was like a hole-in-one. Ever since he had become a fan of Tiger Woods at 11 years old, Swenson’s goal was to attain a head golf professional position. When […]

Adam Swenson is Lawsonia’s new director of golf


Whether it’s beer for the ‘big kids’ or soda for the younger ones, this family event has it all in Princeton CLICKING THEIR GLASSES in celebration of the Brew Ha Ha! third-annual event are, back row, from left, Paige Mackay, Jessica Greget, Owen Greget, Matt Greget, Jenna Zodrow, John Zodrow; […]

Drink UP!



‘Apocalyptic’ carp activity is good news and bad for Wisconsin’s deepest lake HUNDREDS OF CARP attempt to enter the County Road K marsh to spawn, but can’t due to the improved carp gate. It’s one of several possible factors in the massive carp kill being reported around Big Green.    […]

Local Carpgate


After multiple generations, local fishing guides may be their family’s last if things don’t change by Hannah Tetzlaff For Mike Norton and Dennis Walker, working as pontoon fishing guides isn’t just a job; it’s their family legacies. Norton and Walker have led groups of anglers around Green Lake for many […]

Into the sunset



Competitors scatter all across the lake while some try their luck closer to the harbor near Hattie Sherwood Campground. Green Lake hosted its annual Angler-Young Angler (AYA) fishing tournament two weeks ago. At the AYA event, two young anglers get paired with an experienced angler, with a weigh-in for the […]

AYA tourney earns ‘A’ for amazing!


Many of Green Lake’s streets, campgrounds and more have a unique history behind them by Hannah Tetzlaff Rich with history, Green Lake’s names connect the past to the present. Many landmarks, streets and popular destinations like the Golf Courses of Lawsonia or Hattie Sherwood Campground have stories behind their names. […]

What’s in a name?



PARTICIPANTS GO AT their own pace as they paddle past three Conservancy sites including Norwegian Bay Wetlands, Hammer’s Trail and Winnebago Trail. The tour provided a unique opportunity for paddlers to experience each site from the water’s edge.  By Alison Thiel Lake enthusiasts got their feet wet with the Green […]

Fish sticks?! They are a best practice for a ...


Luis Ayabarreno from Burtonsville, Md. holds a nice lake trout he caught in May. Mike Norton photo by Hannah Tetzlaff Big Green Lake What’s hot: lake trout and pan fish What’s not: white bass and cisco Guide’s Corner: Mike Norton’s Fishing and Hunting Adventures, www. biggreenlakefishing.com, 920- 295-3617. As some fish […]

Get out there: This is ‘prime-time’ for lake trout



by Hannah Tetzlaff Reggae music, splashing children and sizzling meat are the siren songs that lure boaters and visitors to Heidel House’s beach, year after year. Heidel House is hosting its 23rd-annual Sunsplash beach party Saturday, July 2, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., where people will come from all […]

23 and counting … Sunsplash is a favorite


JACK AND MARY Ramsauer  hold one of the antiques that can be found at their shop, Victorian House Antiques. It’s one of several antique stores in Princeton.               Beth Pelland photo By Ian Stepleton I remember, 17 years ago when I was just a […]

Princeton hosts critical mass of antique shops