Daily Archives: September 24, 2019


A FOOTBALL AUTOGRAPHED by the Green Bay Packers will be one of the silent auction items at this year’s Harvest Fest. The silent auction will run Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz At the end of September each year, more than 100 […]

Celebrate Fall at Harvest Fest


A GROUP OF golfers gather around a green at Mascoutin Golf Club. submitted photo by Joe Schulz During the summer months, the Green Lake area has a reputation of being a golf haven. Even after summer ends, golf enthusiasts still have plenty of time to hit the greens before courses close […]

Swinging For The Fall



THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER, readers have submitted their photos taken in the Green Lake area for the 2019 Green Laker Photo Contest. Above is the first place winner: Erica Downes Koch took this photo of her daughter, Raina Koch, 14, and Jade Collar, 14, holding hands as they jump into the sunset. […]

Green Lake leap year


ABOVE, Princeton Historical Society President Marj Mlodzik flips through a book inside the Princeton Historical Society Museum. Left, from left, Tina and Jon Zodrow buy 50/50 raffle tickets from Karen March and Mlodzik at the Princeton Flea Market. Joe Schulz photos by Joe Schulz Princeton Historical Society President Marj Mlodzik isn’t […]

History Buff



Folks participate in a papermaking workshop at last year’s festival. submitted photo by Joe Schulz Those coming to Town Square this October will be treated to a variety of new artwork. Arnold Grummer’s third-annual Midwest Paper Fest brings paper artists and art enthusiasts together Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5 […]

For the love of paper


Thrasher Opera House fills before the opening night’s film begins. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz Cars lined Green Lake streets and the Thrasher Opera House was packed last week Friday for the return of the Freeland Film Festival. Event Coordinator Evelyn Galster noted festival attendance was better the second […]

Let the film roll



Green Laker reporter Joe Schulz bids farewell outside of his 2001 Oldsmobile, which he routinely used to go from Oshkosh to Green Lake. submitted photo by Joe Schulz When the summer began, I was glued to my GPS the entire drive to Green Lake. Now I could drive from Oshkosh to […]

Reporter waves farewell to GL Country


DREW ENDERS OF West Chicago races his girlfriend, Gina Graff of Bloomingdale, Ill., whose family has a house in Green Lake. The two enjoyed spending time on the ice during Thunderfest in February. Hannah Tetzlaff photo by Hannah Tetzlaff Summer is winding down but Green Laker country is gearing up. […]

Splash: Summer’s ending but the fun is just beginning!




MIKE GEDVILLE WAITS for a fish to bite as his dog, Bella, watches intently in this 2019 Green Laker Photo Contest entry submitted by Kari Gedville of Lindenhurst, Ill.  by Joe Schulz Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout and smallmouth bass What’s not: Northern pike and walleye Guide’s Corner: […]

Lake trout are among the best bites on Big Green