Daily Archives: June 5, 2018


CHECKING OUT SOME chunks of wax for tinted lip balm are, from left, Scott Haskins, Jon Dudzinski and James Wiciak. Ariana Hones photo by Ariana Hones Just give three local men a few hours in the Green Lake Town Square commercial kitchen and the fellows of Bee Bella will have […]

Have you heard the buzz


THE BLESER TEAM of Burlington, Wis., shows off the trophies and boat that it won for finishing first at last year’s Angler Young Angler Tournament. Pictured are, from left, organizer Dave Norton, Justin Keeker, organizer Krista Norton, Rich Bleser, Debbie Priepke and Bailey Bleser. Inset, from left, Keeker, Bailey Bleser […]

Reeling in on a decade



DANIELLE BOERSON STANDS behind her stand at the Green Lake Farmer’s Market. Boerson is there with her vegetables every Friday. Ariana Hones photo by Ariana Hones On a sunny Friday next to Green Lake’s Town Square, Danielle Boerson is selling “all the vegetables of spring.” Along with her husband Mat […]

Cultivating a sustainable future


A VIEW FROM the balcony shows all the merchandise for sale at Saving Grace Salvage Co., which is located in a former Berlin Catholic church. Ariana Hones photo by Ariana Hones At least twice a year, in the fall and spring, local vintage and salvage stores comes together to promote […]

Hitting the road for the Mascoutin Vintage Roadshow



SOME OF DEAR Prudence co-owner Andy Sorenson’s hand-made doll clothes are on display at Dear Prudence. Andy has an Etsy shop that he sells his products at as well. by Ariana Hones Amidst skirts and dresses that could double as art pieces and the softest shirts you will ever touch, […]

Dressing up Ripon with love of Community




REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE Thrasher Opera House show their American spirit while chanting from their parade entry, driven by Dan Jorndt, at last year’s Fourth of July celebration in Green Lake. Jorndt’s co-pilot is his grandson while other grandchildren help out from behind.   Reagan Zimmerman photo by Maic D’Agostino Summer, maybe […]

Splash: Hungry for fun? Take a bite of Green Lake ...




Last summer, members of the Lake Management Planning team and Green Lake School District students teamed up to place 27,000 plant propagules in the degraded estuary. This spring, volunteers prepared and placed 30,000 propagules to continue the multi-year attempt to restore the wetland. submitted photo by Allison Niescier A local […]

Don’t mean to carp about the estuary problem, but …


TOM MABBIT holds up a 10 pound lake trout that he caught during a fishing excursion with Mike Norton on Memorial Day. Mike Norton photo by Ariana Hones Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake Trout What’s not: Walleye and northern pike Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service […]

Lake Trout fishing is heating up on Big Green



MEMBERS OF THE ZOR Mavericks ride on scooters during a past June Dairy Days Grand Parade. This year’s “Grand Parade” is set for Saturday, June 9 at 7 p.m. Jonathan Bailey photo As a salute to the area’s rich agricultural past, present and future, Markesan June Dairy Days is set […]

June Dairy Days returns to Markesan June 8-10