Governor Proclaims Westby The 'Cottage Cheese Capital Of Wisconsin'
by Dorothy Robson, LaCrosse Tribune
Posted: 2018-02-07 15:14:15 EST

Westby Cooperative Creamery held its annual meeting in the lower-level of Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Westby, Thursday, Jan. 18. In celebration of this occurrence, Wisconsin Assembly Rep. Lee Nerison presented a Proclamation from Gov. Scott Walker to Ralph Petersheim, board president of Westby Cooperative Creamery, proclaiming the city of Westby as “The Cottage Cheese Capital of Wisconsin”.

Westby Cooperative Creamery have won numerous national and international awards; including three 1st Place U.S. and World Gold Medals for Westby brand four-percent small curd cottage cheese. The proclamation honoring the creamy production of cottage cheese said, “Westby Cooperative Creamery is the leading innovator of cottage cheeses in the state of Wisconsin.

Nerison also presented a Certificate of Commendation honoring the business as it enters its 115th year of operation. This cooperative of local family dairy farms was officially formed in October of 1903. The commendation congratulated the member-owners of Westby Cooperative Creamery on their 115th Anniversary and wish them continued success in the future.”

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