Daily Archives: August 22, 2017


VICKI Wielgosh uses her smartphone to access the tour’s website, detailing the rest of the history about the building and where the next site is located. Hannah Tetzlaff photo by Reagan Zimmerman Watch your back, you might see a ghost tonight. The streets of Princeton will be crawling with ghosts […]

A look back at Princeton’s past


Event Coordinator Evelyn Galster shows off her Freeland Film Festival director’s chair in front of the future festival headquarters: Town Square. Reagan Zimmerman photo by Reagan Zimmerman Green Lake has a population of 952. The world has a population of 7.5 billion. Little Green Lake hopes to make a big […]

Script coming together for Freeland Film Festival



THE BOOK COVER of “Green Lake Scenery” features stereoview images of a steamboat that William Lockwood operated in Green Lake in the 1870s. The images were stored in Gordon Hoffman’s closet for more than 40 years, before the idea came to make a book out of the rarely seen photos. […]

Stereo views provide glimpse into unseen past


People mingle along the midway last week Friday night, playing games and taking rides among the brightly colored lights, sweet scents of vendor wares and sounds of laughter and fun. photos by Reagan Zimmerman The Green Lake County Fair drew fun-seekers from all around for its festivities that began last […]

Fair games



Former Berlin High School students, Ryan Wenig, Eric Roehl and Mitch Kramer show off how many wings they have left after the Buffalo Wild Wings wing eating contest last year. submitted photo by Reagan Zimmerman Here is to one final hurrah before the summer ends. For a third year, Berlin […]

Berlin Fox Festival is set for Aug. 26


Mike Ertmer of Green Lake, right, shows his excitement at winning during a game of Fish Heads or Fish Tails at the Green Lake Association’s gala, while his colleague Jeff Buser of Princeton drops his head after not advancing to the next round. photo by Reagan Zimmerman by Reagan Zimmerman […]

GL goes gaga over GLA gala



Reagan Zimmerman plays with cats during her day volunteering at the local shelter. Sheridan Zimmerman photo by Reagan Zimmerman Those who are close to me know I have a weakness for cats. I have no control when a cat is around. Such was the case on July 22 when I […]

Just kitten around


A glass case displays some artifacts from this ancient era, some of which have connections to Green Laker country. The shoe, for instance, belonged to Kramer, but first made its way to Green Lake after local gal Sue Eggleston’s husband — some other footballer named Fuzzy — donated used Packers […]

Splash: Packers 101 from a Green Lake guy who knows ...



by Todd Sharp “Style is based on limitations.” — John Hartford I’ve been working on a minimal, non-invasive, and repurposed lifestyle. The clothing I wear, furniture I make, the dwelling I do life in, the activities I pursue; hopefully the time, money, and energy I spend transcend my intentions. These […]

The Prune: Establish your style in three words: Read this ...


MIKE INORIO OF Chicago caught this smallmouth bass while fishing with Dennis Walker. submitted photo by Reagan Zimmerman Big Green Lake What’s hot: Walleye and smallmouth bass What’s not: White bass Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 According to Walker, walleye are […]

Walleye and musky are good bites on local lakes