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Mosinee couple wins one-of-a-kind Stormy Kromer snowplowSubmitted: 04/23/2018
Ben Meyer
Ben Meyer
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bmeyer@wjfw.com

Mosinee couple wins one-of-a-kind Stormy Kromer snowplow
MOSINEE - From here on out, Mosinee's Kevin Osterbrink will plow snow with a Stormy Kromer hat on his head--and a Stormy Kromer pattern on his plow.

Osterbrink entered his wife, Kayla Cisler-Osterbrink, in a prize drawing from Stormy Kromer and BOSS Snowplow. Her entry won, and BOSS delivered the red plaid patterned snowplow on Friday in Mosinee.

"I was tapping maple trees, and my wife showed up and said I had some homework to do because she won the plow," Osterbrink said, remembering how he found out they won.


"The first thing I told her was, 'That's the last thing I need, more work to do.' She said, 'Well, I think you want to do this, because you just won the Stormy Kromer plow," Osterbrink said.

"This is a one-of-a-kind [plow]," said BOSS Digital Marketing Specialist Katie Schinderle. "You're not going to see this on the road anywhere else."

BOSS Snowplow is based in Iron Mountain, Mich., and Stormy Kromer is in Ironwood, Mich. The two Upper Peninsula companies wanted something unique.

"There's certainly that U.P. pride, and not only the U.P. pride, that U.P. work ethic that we wanted to share and show off," Schinderle said.

Stormy Kromer CEO Bob Jacquart called the snowplow "just really cool."

He pushed for the plaid design to mirror the popular Stormy Kromer hats.

"Sometimes people don't think anything great can come out of the U.P. To be able to prove [them wrong] with a partnership like this is pretty special for me," Jacquart said.

More than 8,000 people entered the contest for the Stormy Kromer snowplow.

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