Daily Archives: August 30, 2016


Opera house fund-raiser will feature movie-premiere  theme Saturday, Sept. 17 Thrasher Opera House Executive Director Maria Dietrich, left, pretends to be paparazzi as Development Director Rachael Avery strikes a celebrity-worthy pose on the red carpet.    Hannah Tetzlaff photo by Hannah Tetzlaff Johnny Cash, Sonny and Cher among other celebrities […]

Thrasher gala unrolls red carpet


13dot1 Half Marathon and 5k returns Sept. 4 to GL SCOTT KRAUSE AND Todd Sharp  lead the pack of runners on their bicycles at the start of last year’s race.       Aaron Becker photo by Hannah Tetzlaff It’s not every race where a woman in her 80s wins […]

Uncommon race in a beautiful place



A MEMBER OF the “Tighty Whitey Explosion Chili” team serves up a sample during last year’s Green Lake’s Wisconsin State Chili Cookoff, held at Deacon Mills Park. The event returns Saturday, Sept. 10.               Ian Stepleton photo by Hannah Tetzlaff As Green Lake residents […]

Chili cookoff returns Sept. 10


Rushes & Winery will host wine-making demonstration Saturday, Sept. 17 Vines & Rushes Winery Owner Ryan Prellwitz stands beside a freshly made batch of wine, stored in wooden barrels.   Hannah Tetzlaff photo by Hannah Tetzlaff From the vine to the bottle, Vines & Rushes Winery creates quality wine while […]

A little education to go with your wine



Crane festival returns Sept. 10 to Princeton A whooping crane lands in a marshy area. The type of bird has seen a steady rise over the past several years.                  submitted photo by Hannah Tetzlaff In the 1940s, the number of whooping cranes […]

A whooping good time


Reporter learns true value of cars goes beyond money Green Laker reporter Hannah Tetzlaff and her father, Steve, stand next to a red Ford convertible that caught their eye while strolling around the Street Cruzers Inc. Car Show in Berlin.         Cathy Tetzlaff photo By Hannah Tetzlaff […]

Carful of memories



THE MUMM FAMILY of Ripon and others enjoy the musical offerings of a singer in downtown Ripon during the most recent “First Friday” event, held in early August.  Ian Stepleton file photo  By Ian Stepleton For years, when I’ve visited the town in which my parents live these days, I’ve […]

First Fridays looking up in downtown




AARON PETIT OF North Ridgeville, Ohio gives a thumbs-up as he holds a lake trout that he caught while fishing with Mike Norton.    Mike Norton Fishing and Hunting Adventures photo by Hannah Tetzlaff Big Green Lake What’s hot: Nothing What’s not: Cisco and white bass Guide’s Corner: Mike Norton’s […]

Fishing should pick up after rough August