Daily Archives: July 30, 2019


GREEN LAKE ASSOCIATION Communication & Project Manager Jennifer Fjelsted has stars in her eyes and one in her hands as she prepares for the organization’s “A Night Among the Stars” gala. The event takes place Saturday, Aug. 3 beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Shoreline Boat Center Showroom. submitted photo by […]

Reaching for the moon


Another generation of Lehners float on Big Green Lake — smiling, laughing and making memories just like four generations who preceded them. The family has enjoyed lake life ever since local lawyer Philip Lehner Sr. purchased his cottage on the northwest side of Big Green in the summer of 1919. submitted […]

Flipping through a century of memories



Encouraging folks to either participate or volunteer at the Green Lake Half Marathon are,  from left, Matthew Gordillo, Tracy Matthias, Ali Rossberg, Tom Schultz, Wendy Schultz, Kristin Galatowitsch, Dennis Galatowitsch and Sandie Quade. submitted photo by Joe Schulz In November 2018, after bringing runners to the area for nearly a decade, […]

New name, same race


Displaying a piece of promotional artwork made by the late Lester Schwartz are, from left, Green Lake Festival of Music Executive Director Laura Deming, historian Sylvia Richards and board member John Roesch. submitted photo by Joe Schulz For the past 40 years, the Green Lake Festival of Music has been building […]

40 years of music and education



White tents line Dartford Mill Pond at Playground Park for the Green Lake Fine Arts Show. submitted photo by Joe Schulz More than 100 artists from all over the Midwest will exhibit and sell originally designed and hand-crafted pieces at the 47th Annual Green Lake Fine Arts Show. Tents displaying multiple […]

A fine arts show with a beautiful view


FORMING A SPRINT Distance relay team named “The Newbies” are Ripon High School students, from left, Julia Long, Lexi Tebon and McKenzie Nodolf. The three of them each did one leg and finished second with a time of 1 hour, 36 minutes, 11 seconds. Tracy Landerman photo by Joe Schulz […]

RMC Triathlon makes a splash with new downtown venue



Joe Schulz and Katherine Swapp sit underneath a pergola outside of Twister. submitted photo by Joe Schulz While many know Princeton for its famous flea market, it also hosts a wide variety of antique and souvenir marketplaces. On a weekday in mid-July, my friend Katherine (Kat) Swapp and I went to […]

A leisurely stroll through Princeton


HATTIE SHERWOOD PARK beach sports similar foam pads to ones purchased from The ParadisePad, above. Green Lake committee members noted the foam pads are popular among kids. The ParadisePad photo by Hannah Tetzlaff In the next few years, Green Lake could become the home to a “floating rubber city.” As Ald. […]

Splash: A floating water park may come to Green Lake



by Todd Sharp Last winter…. It’s -25 degrees, the wind is blowing 23 MPH and the skin freezing wind chill is -49 degrees. Oddly, I find it comforting to be standing at my desk writing about this horribly extreme weather rather than sitting in front of a fireplace staring at […]

The Prune: Severe weather disturbance is a communal event


Attendees at the 2018 Field Day learned about soil layers and soil health, along with a whole suite of other conservation practices that protect the land and water. submitted photo By Jennifer Fjelsted For farmers, trying to navigate how best to manage your fields can sometimes be a maize. You may […]

Father-daughter duo will host GLA Field Day



Jason Konz of Appleton displays his 7-pound lake trout caught July 4 on Big Green Lake. submitted photo by Joe Schulz Big Green Lake What’s hot: smallmouth bass and walleye What’s not: Northern pike Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 Fishing remains steady […]

Despite slowing down, fishing remains good