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Green Lake Community members work to decorate downtown Green Lake with festive fall decorations in preparation for the city’s biggest event of the year, Harvest Fest. Maic D’Agostino photo by Hannah Tetzlaff When the sky turns gray, the air becomes crisp and the trees are decorated in splashes of red, […]

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Members of the Davidson County band play the night away during last year’s Street Bash. submitted photo by Ariana Hones The last days of summer drenched in a Green Lake atmosphere of camaraderie and music. The Mill Pond-lined streets blocked off as hundreds flock for a final evening of jubilee. […]

A bash to remember



Dan Solberg REMOVES a pizza from a wood fire at Vines & Rushes Winery. The pizza stove, which bakes pizzas at 750 degrees, was imported to Vines & Rushes from a father-son business in Salerno, Italy. Ariana Hones photo by Ariana Hones The year was 2007. Ryan Prellwitz, a Ripon […]

No sour grapes at Vines & Rushes


Performing Native American folk music before the start of “The Last Animals” are, from left, Annie Humphrey, Wade and Quintin Fernandez. Ariana Hones photo by Ariana Hones What invokes dialogue? What inspires action? These questions served as guide for the creation of “The Last Animals,” the premiere film of the […]

White Rhi-no!



FREELAND FILM FESTIVAL Event and Development Coordinator Evelyn Galster shows off her director’s chair in front of the festival’s headquarters: Town Square. For more information on the event, see the story on pages 14-15 of the Green Laker Issue 1. Reagan Zimmerman photo by Ariana Hones Green Lake will soon […]

Lights, Camera, Action


Event Coordinator Evelyn Galster shows off her Freeland Film Festival director’s chair in front of the future festival headquarters: Town Square. Reagan Zimmerman photo by Reagan Zimmerman Green Lake has a population of 952. The world has a population of 7.5 billion. Little Green Lake hopes to make a big […]

Script coming together for Freeland Film Festival



The Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Club gathers before a show. submitted photo by Reagan Zimmerman Superheros come in all shapes, sizes and ages for the Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Club. Its youngest superhero is 3 years old and its oldest is 87. Age won’t stop the members from performing in […]

Holy batman! Superheroes are coming to GL


THE EVOLUTION OF 18 different eras of uniforms for the Green Bay Packers is on display at the team’s recently renovated hall of fame. Jonathan Bailey photos by Reagan Zimmerman Next to the four Lombardi trophies in the Super Bowl room at the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, you […]

Hall of Fame material



GREEN LAKE SHOWS off its patriotic and national pride with large military vehicles in last year’s Fourth of July downtown parade. Hannah Tetzlaff photo by Reagan Zimmerman Planning for this year’s July 4th celebrations is heating up with fireworks, parades and more. Green Lake, Ripon and Berlin will celebrate another […]

Roll into Fourth of July celebrations


JAKE AALFS HOLDS a nice-sized bass that he caught while fishing with his father, Jim, during last year’s Green Lake Regional Angler Young Angler Tournament. submitted photo by Reagan Zimmerman “It’s the smiles on their faces. It is in their heart. That is why we do it.” — Dave Norton, […]

Youth fishing tournament aims to reel in family fun



GOLF COURSES of Lawonia Golf Pro Josh Carroll tees off of the Links course to keep his golfing skills sharp. The Green Lake graduate returned home to take over the position last year. Reagan Zimmerman photo by Reagan Zimmerman Fresh out of college, Josh Carroll never thought he would return […]

Swinging his way back home


ABOVE, DARTFORD Historical Society President Larry Behlen opens the door for those who plan to vist the Dartford Depot Museum, which features an exhibit on the “Waters of Green Lake.”  Reagan Zimmerman by Reagan Zimmerman Imagine playing a game of volleyball on ice. Then, add in truck racing, while having […]

Exhibit opens door to history of Green Lake



David Stevens, left, and Jerry Parsons challenge each other at the net during the Berlin Adult Volleyball League. Reagan Zimmerman photo by Reagan Zimmerman Opening day was chilly with low-40 degree weather, but that didn’t stop the smiles on the players’ faces. Berlin’s Adult Volleyball League has been taking place […]

A spiking good time


A FARMERS STATE Bank float is decorated in last year’s theme, “Hats off to Dairy,” during the annual June Dairy Days parade. Hannah Tetzlaff photo by Reagan Zimmerman Markesan’s June Dairy Days always has prided itself on being a community event. But this year, it’s taking an even closer approach […]

Dairy Days returns June 9 to 11



CHRISTINE Slabosheski sits peacefully at her favorite place at the Green Lake Conference Center, “One Tree Point,” reflecting on her love for nature. Reagan Zimmerman photo by Reagan Zimmerman Ripon native and Green Lake resident Christine Slabosheski has visited the Green Lake Conference Center (formerly known as the American Baptist […]

A peaceful place to relax




Bria Reiser, right, laughs along with friends Julie and Sarah Fleegal, while doing a makeover at the annual Girls Glam Night. Reagan Zimmerman photo by Reagan Zimmerman “Freckles.” “My passion for doing what I love.” “Understanding my flaws.” “Being who I am.” These were a few responses from girls who […]

Embracing their natural beauty


Pipes and nozzles for Ripon’s new splash pad wait to be unwrapped and squirt back as they sit in the rain May 17.  Maic D’Agostino photo by Maic D’Agostino A couple weeks ago, my 5-year-old daughter and I stepped outside on our way to school. “It’s warmer than I thought […]

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