Jan. 4 — Green Lake Sanitary District Administrator Charlie Marks’ sudden passing sent shock waves through the community. He was a key person in the acquisition of the former Camp Grow property and was posthumously honored by the Green Lake Association at its gala with the “Watershed Hero” award.

   March 1 — Fiore Companies announces it will cease operations of Heidel House May 20 as Fiore continues to seek a buyer for the property that’s been for sale for three years. Fiore noted it was an emotional and difficult decision, but was necessary as it was not a viable enterprise.

   See what other events made the list in the Dec. 26, 2019 edition of the Ripon Commonwealth Press.