Daily Archives: June 18, 2019


THIS IS A sketch of what the Mill Pond Terrace was envisioned to look like. submitted photo by Joe Schulz It took two years, more than 400 donors and the work of 20 contractors, but Mill Pond Terrace’s long-awaited debut is almost here. Its grand opening is set for Tuesday, […]

Mill Pond Terrace is taking shape


ADIRONDACK CHAIRS MADE for pleasant perches for riders on a parade unit that recognized all five branches of the armed services last year. Ariana Hones photo by Joe Schulz Green Lake County gives folks plenty of ways — and plenty of days — to celebrate America’s birthday. Patrons can go […]

Independence for all



U.S. NAVY VETERAN and Green Lake 4 on the 4th Race Director Jeff Blair shows his support for the country as he runs. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz Looking to kick off the Fourth of July by supporting local veterans? The first Green Lake 4 on the 4th Race offers […]

Running 4 veterans


OUROBOROS’ Lead Guitarist Nick Czar rocks out. submitted photo by Joe Schulz After forming last fall, the 1970s inspired rock group Ouroboros is set to debut its first album Saturday, June 29 as part of the first-ever Wharf Fest at Deacon Mills Park. Wharf Fest is free with doors opening at […]

Ouroboros will rock Wharf Fest June 29



Freeland Foundation founder Steve Galster, left and IBM Corporate Initiatives Analyst Chris Brown take a quick break May 27 at a Freeland fund-raiser in Chicago. submitted photo by Joe Schulz Green Lake native and Freeland Foundation founder Steven Galster is an environmental and human rights investigator, as well as globetrotter, going […]

Innovative minds


Green Lake Bird and Nature Club Founder Tom Schultz displays his bird painting, which is inside the “National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 7th Edition.” Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz Tom Schultz isn’t your typical outdoorsman. He is an expert bird watcher, but he’s also an […]

Taking flight with his art



WALKING ON THE green to finish off a hole at Mascoutin Golf Club in Berlin are, from left, Jack Tierney, Nick Wielgosz and Braden Perman. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz I will never make fun of golf again. Mascoutin Golf Club in Berlin was the site of my first ever […]

Rookie golfer takes his hacks at Mascoutin Golf Club


HANNAH TETZLAFF, SEVENTH from left, and Timi Robida, sixth from left, are surrounded by campers, staff and fellow volunteers they got know during the summer of 2013. Image captured from Camp Grow Ministries video by Hannah Tetzlaff Ten years ago, a young awkward teenager was enjoying an afternoon camping with her […]

Splash: Visiting Tichora Conservancy, but remembering Camp Grow




A commercial angler stands with bins of caught carp — enough to fill a semi-truck. Removing these fish helps to improve and protect water quality in Big Green Lake. submitted photo By Jennifer Fjelsted June is Invasive Species Month in Wisconsin, which means later today you will likely rush to the […]

Not to carp, but where’s my invasive gift?



Linda Alberty proudly displays her catch. She noted in an email to the Green Laker, “My husband and I live in Chicago and have a permanent campsite at Green Lake Conference Center. This is our second year coming to Green Lake and we can’t get enough of it! This place […]

Fishing is starting to heat up on lakes