Ridge Cheese Factory
Operated: Jan. 1913 - 1965
Cheesemakers: Frank Wittwer, Gottfried Schwartz, Adolph Schmid, Jacob (Jake) Blaser (1928), Fred Stuber, Karl Minnig
Cheese Types: Swiss
Patrons: T.G. McCaughey, S. Hoffman, Carl Rettenmund, L. Stuessy, J. Segessenman, H. Strassman. Bernhard Magnuson paid taxes in 1935.
Notes: Also known as Dairy Ridge Cheese Factory by descendants of Karl Minnig. The MHAHS currently has a display on Karl Minnig and family.
Biennial report of the Dairy and Food Commissioner of WI: S. Retamund owner. Riley PO 1913, 1916, 1922, 1930
Our Museum has an exhibit of Karl Minnig and his family at the cheese factory.
Higher quality reproductions of some of the MHAHS's images are available for a small fee - contact our Research Center.