MERRILL (WAOW) — Nominations for the 2019 Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin competition are in, and Thorogood shoes in Merrill is on the list.
Specifically, the Thorogood American Heritage Moc Toe show is nominated.
The company makes work boots and shoes and have been in Wisconsin for over 100 years. Their Merrill factory opened in 1936.
“We’re kind of like this hidden gem,” said marketing manager Bianca Boettcher. “It’s really cool to be know throughout the world as a brand that people love. And because we’re still made in America that’s something that we’re all proud of as well.”
Voting for the competition begins Monday. For more information on the competition and how to vote, click here.