Scott Dombeck has deep roots in the Village of Elderon. A Wisconsin native, the craftsman and cabinet maker operated a small business on his family’s rural property, with sales driven primarily by word-of-mouth referrals and a website.
He is known as an early adopter — a business leader who offers new technologies and products before most of his customer base is even aware they exist. His easy embrace of new technologies has lead to the establishment of three successful and progressive businesses — Kulp’s of Stratford, a roofing and insulation company; Marathon Solar Roofing; and the most recent venture, Kulp Energy Solutions, a compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling station located in Stratford, Wisconsin.
Bill and his wife, Dee, started Pink Ribbon Naturals earlier in September. The Dunns sell natural, handcrafted liquid soaps and lotions, which sell for about $10, and donate the profits to organizations such as the Aspirus Health Foundation (and other Wisconsin foundations) the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Dunn hopes to be able to donate $20,000 to $25,000 a year.
The writing of the nation's first workers' compensation policy 100 years ago today gave Wausau an extremely unique place in U.S. history, and it sparked a much-needed economic expansion as logging waned.
Northcentral Technical College’s four Centers of Excellence provide educational and training programs that benefit both workers and businesses.
The cows, fields and farms you see while driving through Wisconsin’s pristine countryside are not only a part of our landscape, heritage and culture, they play a huge role in sustaining and strengthening our communities.