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MADISON — The people of the Badger State can decide what is the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin.

Voting officially kicked off on Monday in the seventh annual contest sponsored by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Johnson Financial Group.

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With nearly one million votes cast over the last six years, the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest has become an extremely popular program that highlights the state’s top industry.

This year’s nominees include mining equipment, yachts, an EV fire truck, cheese curds, a home generator, beef jerky, sports complex lighting, frozen pizzas, a cargo ship, intermodal chassis, and more.

The ultimate winner will be announced at WMC’s Business Day in Madison event on Oct. 19.

Odyssey Feta Cheese from Klondike Cheese in Monroe is one of this year’s nominees.

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