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126 YEARS IN THE MAKING!

                                                                                               Frankenmuth Woolen Mill Honored as a 2020 Michigan C...

Made in the USA

What does Made in the USA mean to you? It is a term that gets tossed around often and sometimes overlooked. It can mean different things to differ...

The Silence of the Lambs

  Hannibal Lecter. Just hearing this movie villain's name is enough to give you nightmares...but then your nightmare turns into a night terror when...

Pandemic, Patriotism and Pride

March 23rd was a sad day for our 126 year old business. Forced by the State of Michigan to close due to the Covid-19 virus we said goodbye to our ...

YOU DO ALL THAT HERE?

"You do all that here?" is a question we often get.  "I have been coming to Frankenmuth for years and didn't know about this place" is another. Ou...

A Whirlwind Week For Our Mill and Country

"Don't tell people about your problems because 90 percent don't care and the other 10 percent are glad you hurt." ~ Lou Holtz former Notre Dame Foo...

The Writing Is On The Wall

Starting back in the early 1900's the employees of the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill would write on the walls of the mills upstairs to keep track of when...

Commitment to Quality

“Commitment to quality.”A lot of companies say it but they but do they mean it? How long does it take to commit to quality? A year? Two years? Ten...

A Look Back in Time

The first ever weekly news magazine,Time,was published in March of 1923. Using the slogan "Take Time-It's Brief" the publication would go on to ha...

From Socks For Our Troops to Bedding For Your Family

In 1917 patriotic duty called when the U.S Government contracted with the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill to make 66,000 pairs of wool socks for the doughb...

Frankenmuth-The Beautiful Town We Call Home!

Over 70% of our 6000 plus Facebook followers are from out of our great state of Michigan. Many do not know about the beautiful community that we have been apart of for over 125 years....Frankenmuth! Get to know our town and neighbors better by watching this video. Thank you to the crew of Michigan's Best Day for including us in this great production!

 

Shearing Time

Warblers don’t check the long range forecast before they migrate north for breeding.  No one knows quite how they know when to pack up and head fo...