Daily Archives: May 21, 2019


Irvin, left, greets former Executive Director Alan Hagstrom, who returned to Green Lake from Hugo, Minn. to honor his successor. by Joe Schulz Whether it’s a first date, performing with the Missoula Children’s Theatre or rocking out to Poco or Jim Messina, the Thrasher Opera House has been helping the […]

Building memories through music


Riders of the Green Lake 100 can ride through scenic Green Lake country. by Joe Schulz Bikers of all skill levels may test their stamina Sunday, May 26 at the third-annual Green Lake 100 bike ride. The event features not only a bike ride around Green Lake, but participants also […]

Green Lake 100



MEMBERS OF MARKESAN Community Band play during a past June Dairy Days parade. submitted photo by Joe Schulz June Dairy Days will return Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 9 at Hein Park and will feature live music, a parade, carnival games, and ample varieties and quantities of food. June […]

March into summer at June Dairy Days


FREELAND FILM FESTIVAL Event Coordinator Evelyn Galster points towards the Thrasher Opera House stage, which festival films will be screened. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz Lights … Camera … Action! The Freeland Film Festival will bring stories to inspire back to Green Lake Friday, Sept. 13 to Sunday, Sept. […]

Stage is ready for another film festival




JOE SCHULZ TAKES a break from his bike ride around Green Lake by checking out what’s happening in the area. He is excited to be the one to tell readers what fun there is to do as the new Green Laker reporter. submitted photo by Joe Schulz Green Lake. Before […]

Pedaling toward a fun summer




A SUNRISE OVER Green Lake brings the promise of a new day and with it, personal renewal. Jeremy Stibb photo by Todd Sharp I’ve been living on Kale, water and powdered amino acid for the past 10 days. Besides a few light-headed spells and seeing the occasional blue dots, I’m […]

The Prune: Summer knocks on the door, promising opportunity



Sections of vertical banks on Dakin Creek will be repaired or armored with re-purposed Christmas trees as part of the Green Lake Association’s “balsam for brookies” project. The Christmas trees protect stream banks and provide habitat for brook trout, a native species that has not been documented on this trout […]

GLA restores brook trout habitat in Dakin Creek


Connor Hurley of Green Lake holds a lake trout he caught while fishing on Big Green Lake. Joel Baranowski photo by Joe Schulz Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout What’s not: Mostly all other fish Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 […]

Fishing should heat up with the weather