Daily Archives: July 2, 2019


FROM LEFT, Green Lake Sanitary District President Jerry Specht discusses progress made removing European buckthorn with Mark Worley and Tom Kloosterboer, who have both donated their time and effort to the project. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz Once a tribal gathering place that later served for decades as a campground, […]

Tichora nearing return to natural state


STANDING NEAR THE paddle wheel, which will accompany the floor to ceiling paddle wheeler boat inside the folklore museum, are, from left, project manager Betsy Ladwig, and volunteers Wyatt Dibelius and Gordon DeBruin. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz A small leaning building in Princeton has been bringing people together for […]

A historic transformation



Swimmers embark on the first leg of the Ripon Medical Center Triathlon during a past year’s event. The triathlon, set for July 21, will move to downtown Green Lake this year. Jonathan Bailey photo by Joe Schulz Athletes competing in the Ripon Medical Center Triathlon Sunday, July 21 will have some […]

Changing course


RECEIVING SCHOLARSHIPS TOTALING $11,000 after the 11th-annual Angler Young Angler Fishing Tournament in Green Lake are, front row, from left, Blake Meiborg, Jackson Kuehn, Gil Leben, Hunter Judas, Kolsen Whitchouse; back row, Derek Zamzow, Zack Gedville, Max Vande Slunt, Justin Malatia and Caden De Maa. submitted photo by Joe Schulz The […]

Reeling in another successful year



Market-goers rummage through tables of goods at the Princeton Flea Market. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz At 5:58 a.m. Saturday mornings, Princeton City Park is deserted except for one man brewing coffee in the food stand. Mike Jacobi has been organizing the Princeton Flea Market for 38 years and every […]

Flea market offers variety of finds


Green Laker Reporter Joe Schulz breaks a sweat on the elliptical at Green Lake Fitness. submitted photo by Joe Schulz For many people, summer is a time to unwind. But for me this summer has been a rat race. That is until I had a chance to work out at […]

A nice summer workout



Pretending to be firebenders in 2016 from TV series “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” are, from left, Hannah Tetzlaff, her nephew, Isaiah, and her sister, Sarah. Even floating in water, one can still bend fire, apparently. Emily Tetzlaff photo by Hannah Tetzlaff Spoons. That’s one of the traditions my family seems to […]

Splash: Traditions and memories abound for Independence Day


THE PRUNE’S FATHER check’s out the ’62 Chevy Nova Station Wagon’s engine, preparing it, perhaps, for the next family outing to the outdoor theater. submitted photo by Todd Sharp Sometimes I have a great notion to set forth on adventure! When there’s an opportunity for adventure, travel and good eats, […]

The Prune: Spontaneity? It’s key to embarking on adventures



Jordan Honish shows off her first musky, which she caught recently while fishing on Big Green Lake. submitted photo by Joe Schulz Big Green Lake What’s hot: lake trout, smallmouth bass and walleye What’s not: Bluegill Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 Fishing […]

Fishing is getting good on Big, Little Green