Daily Archives: July 10, 2018


Members of the 2018 White Hot Party planning team and Green Lake Renewal jump for joy thinking about this year’s party. The celebration will take place Saturday, July 14 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Joe and Tina Pregont’s home on Green Lake’s Sugarloaf Point. submitted photo by Ariana Hones […]

Let’s party


LORI CSASZAR AND Chris Barbin, owners of Thunderboss, sit at one of the many seats with views of Green Lake. Ian Stepleton photo by Ian Stepleton ians@riponprinters.com It started as a team-building exercise. Lori Csaszar and Chris Barbin, husband-and-wife owners of the soon-to-open Thunderboss Bar & Grill in Green Lake, […]

Lakeside eatery aims to be restaurant for all



MARKESAN ARTIST ELIZABETH Kazda captured this image of her cat, Riff, using spectral light photography. by Ariana Hones Elizabeth Kazda of Markesan will learn Sunday, July 8 which prize she received from the Royal Horticultural Society Photographic Competition. And to think, it all began with a prism and a big […]

An artistic dream purr-fected


Marla Mockus strikes a “Good Life” pose on the big chair in Green Lake’s Deacon Mills Park following a lakeside class. submitted photo by Ariana Hones Marla Mockus brings The Good Life to downtown Green Lake Anyone who lives on the shore of Green Lake in January knows the biting […]

Mockus brings ‘The Good Life’ to downtown Green Lake



Purdy, a Reading Education Assistance Dog, gets ready to get local kids reading. He lends an open ear at both the Kingston and Markesan libraries. submitted photo by Ariana Hones “Whenever we get ready to go out, I get her bag and she knows. She jumps on the couch, sits […]

Out of the doghouse and into the library


ADIRONDACK CHAIRS MADE pleasant perches for riders on a parade unit that recognized all five branches of the armed services. Plane, politicians and patriots highlight GL Fourth of July Parade Must be an election year. Politicians — including Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker — were out in force for Green Lake’s […]

Patriotic Flyover



Caestecker Public Library Director Linda DeNell and Assistant Director Christina weed and prune some of the flowers, herbs and vegetables in the demonstration garden. Hannah Tetzlaff photo by Hannah Tetzlaff It may be hot and humid in July, but it felt like Christmas to me. Outdoor adventure backpacks, metal detector, […]

Splash: Books? That’s just the beginning of Caestecker check-outs


GREEN LAKER reporter Ariana Hones didn’t do much to help the carp problem on her estuary adventure, but enjoyed being in the elements with her little brother. Inset, the sole common carp swims lonely in the live well. Marcel Hones photos by Ariana Hones My brother Marcel practically dragged me […]

A carp catching endeavor on the elusive estuary



by Todd Sharp Writing and creating art can be a messy process, at times perceived with misunderstanding and false assumptions, other times glorious insight and new, clear, fresh, funny perspective. I’ve censored my own stories, taking out identifying bits of personal tales to protect people’s identities. Storytelling traditionally comes in […]

The Prune: Here’s a column your parents won’t mind you ...


AFTER MONITORING AQUATIC vegetation in the County Highway K Estuary, Green Lake School District students and Green Lake Sanitary District staff remove invasive carp from a fyke net located in the estuary. Fyke nets jointly allow for carp removal and provide the Lake Management Planning team with valuable information on […]

Green Lake’s wetlands are being restored, one lily pad at ...



JAY KERSEY OF Arizona kneels behind the fish he caught while fishing with Mike Norton. submitted photo by Ariana Hones Big Green Lake What’s hot: Smallmouth and largemouth bass, What’s not: Nothing Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 According to Walker, “probably […]

Bass are ‘… best bites on Big Green’