Daily Archives: September 19, 2017


BRANTLEY NISSEN OF Brantley’s Bowlerama in Green Lake waves from a tractor with grandma Cindy Nissen. Aaron Becker photo by Reagan Zimmerman Looking for two days of non-stop fall celebrations for families and people of all ages? Green Lake’s Harvest Fest might be just the answer. The annual event will […]

Harvest Fest will tractor back into GL Sept. 22 to ...


Green Lake Renewal CEO Fran Hill and Horseradish proprietor Matt Trotter stand in front of Trotter’s food truck in Princeton. Trotter will lead a once-a-week, four-session course on how to open, operate and build a successful food truck business in October at Green Lake’s Town Square, which Green Lake Renewal […]

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Chris Barbin and Lori Csaszar stand on the brand new pier built this summer for customers. Inset, Barbin and Csaszar, pose on the deck of their recent property purchase. This building will be torn down and renovated into a rustic bar and grill restaurant called ThunderBoss. Reagan Zimmerman photo Lori […]

ThunderBoss is roaring into GL in 2018


Princeton Historical Society members, from left, Betsy Ladwig, Vickie Wielgosh and Jerry Disterhaft are excited to begin their renovations of the Princeton Historical Society. Reagan Zimmerman photo by Reagan Zimmerman In the 1880s, 40 oxen pulled a general store across the frozen tundra of Wisconsin to be placed in Princeton. […]

Historical society will breathe new life into old building



The Miller’s Daughter Bed and Breakfast, 453 North St., Green Lake, is lit up with welcoming warmth during a busy summer night. submitted photo by Reagan Zimmerman As the oldest resort community west of Niagara Falls, Green Lake has a history of welcoming people. Opening a bed and breakfast in […]

Bed and breakfasts aim to provide ‘homey’ feel


GREEN LAKER REPORTER Reagan Zimmerman, right, and her friend, Morgan Damm at the front of a sail boat. They spent the morning of Aug. 29 on the water learning how to sail at the Green Lake Sailing School. submitted photo by Reagan Zimmerman I am sitting in my dorm room, […]

Reporter sails away to new adventures




CANNED ROMA TOMATOES are ready to be consumed this winter — by a hungry grasshopper. submitted photo by Todd Sharp I get a little antsy this time of the year. I start to feel uneasy about the upcoming quieter season. Fewer folks around to share stories with. I’ll miss the […]

The Prune: Better to be an antsy busy bee than ...



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, nothing has changed within the past few weeks. “There is nothing really biting or really great,” he […]

Fishing could pick up a bit in coming weeks


These THREE fishermen worked with the Clean Boats, Clean Waters inspector to check for and remove plants and drain their livewell after a day of fishing on Green Lake. They removed their boat from the lake at Dodge Memorial County Park. submitted photo by Anna Cisar If you were out […]

Clean boats = clean water = fewer invasive species