Monday, July 11, 2011

Mutton Mondays - What do Ice Cream and Sheep Have in Common?

What happens when the former CEO of International Dairy Queen has some extra time on his hands?

Why, he brings an old wool mill in Minnesota back to life!
The Faribault Woolen Mills, founded back in 1865, is said to be the oldest manufacturing company in Minnesota. Two years after going into debt and closing the doors, Chuck Mooty has decided to open this factory's doors once again.

At its height, this factory made wool blankets for Army cadets and employed 150+ workers. Chuck Mooty plans to employ approximately 50 workers and says the looms will begin spinning come August.

You can read the full story here.

Source: KARE 11 News

1 comment:

Farmchick said...

Pretty cool!