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by Hannah Tetzlaff htetzlaff@riponpress.com In light of COVID-19’s close connection with wildlife trafficking, Freeland Foundation’s message holds a stronger message than ever before: “a world free of wildlife trafficking and human slavery.” COVID-19’s impact on the world and the deaths it has caused has strengthened Freeland’s resolve to put a […]

Freeland fights for a world rid of wildlife trafficking


by Hannah Tetzlaff htetzlaff@riponpress.com After more than a month searching for the right individual to lead the Green Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, the chamber’s board of directors have chosen its new executive director: Lisa Beck. Beck is replacing Liane Walsh, who served as the executive director for the last […]

GL Chamber hires new executive director



by Hannah Tetzlaff htetzlaff@riponpress.com Amid closures and social distancing, Freeland is planning to move forward with its film festival in September. “Our plan is to have that [festival happen],” Freeland board member Rich Christian said. “Everybody hopes this is going to end soon because it truly is making everyone’s life […]

Freeland moves forward with film festival; bigger emphasis on wildlife ...


by Hannah Tetzlaff htetzlaff@riponpress.com As Green Lake residents walk around after spending time isolated inside, they may notice flyers with large hearts displayed throughout town. These flyers are a result of the efforts of the Green Lake Rocks group, which wanted to create and spread joy during a difficult time. […]

GL Rocks aim to create happiness with flyers



by Hannah Tetzlaff Though thought of as a recreational and tourist area, vacationers and Green Lake County residents no longer may utilize local campgrounds, per a recent health order released by Green Lake County Health Officer Kathy Munsey. Munsey is ordering the closure of all campgrounds in the county, which […]

GL County orders closure of campgrounds to prevent spread of ...


During a live trivia video, Brandon Public Library Director Christy Ross holds up the book “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth-Grader,” based off of the show of the same name. She and librarian Sherry Laper ask questions from the book during the library’s live trivia event. by Hannah Tetzlaff htetzlaff@riponpress.com […]

What time is it? Story Time! Brandon Public Library spreads ...



by Hannah Tetzlaff htetzlaff@riponpress.com Green Lake County officials are asking tourists not to visit the area for the next month in order to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. “Local officials are encouraging tourists not to visit Green Lake County for the next 30 days as the county attempts to […]

GL County officials ask tourists not to visit for 30 ...