Monthly archive for January 2015

On The Sausage Trail – Indiana

When televisions’ had two denominations – black and white or color – US Highway 41 was the north to south highway connecting the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Miami, Florida. In the 1960’s a family car trip from Chicago to Miami made Highway 41almost as famous as Route 66. While the interstate highway system has obviated US 41, there are still more than 200 reasons to travel US 41 to Haubstadt, Indiana. For those feint of heart souls who need a reason to travel to southwestern Indiana there are actually more than 200 sausage reasons to travel to Haubstadt. What

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Rural Jewel Still Shines

Third-generation of the Dewig family processes cattle and hogs at 98-year-old Haubstadt plant. When a person shops at Dewig Bros. Packing Co. in Haubstadt, it’s an outing, not just a run to the grocery store to pick something up. When you arrive at Dewig’s at 100 Maple St. you’ll find that the selections offered are not just pork chops and steaks but also pig knuckles, bratwurst and much more. A person can even buy a whole side of beef. Dewig Plant Manager Dean Dewig, 44, a member of the third generation of Dewigs in the meat processing business, said if

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