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Made in Milwaukee: Carmex lip balm

Published April 14, 2017

In 1937, Alfred Woelbing began making Carmex by hand, pouring the lip balm into the familiar yellow-capped jars in his Milwaukee kitchen. Today the company is based in Franklin and owned by Woelbing's grandson who says, despite rumors, the product is not addictive.


Before UW-LSU game, Packers and others donate to Red Cross Louisiana

Published Sept. 2, 2016

With the recent flooding in Louisiana and Saturday's game between Wisconsin and LSU, the Green Bay Packers, Carmex and Delaware North have teamed up to donate a combined $55,000 to the American Red Cross in Louisiana to assist with flood relief efforts.


ESPN College GameDay brings headgear, Howard and Lada to Lambeau

Published Aug. 31, 2016

When the Badgers open their season Saturday against LSU at Lambeau Field, the ESPN College GameDay circus will bring all of its zany, analys-ish entertainment to Green Bay. Ex-Packer Desmond Howard and former Milwaukee reporter Jen Lada will be there, too.


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Insert Sound Here Carmex. The medicated lip balm in small glass jars with the yellow cap. It is and has always been made in Milwaukee. Alfred Woelbing invented the concoction in the 1930's on his kitchen stove to alleviate cold sores. Woelbing (pronounced Well-bing) lived with his wife and ch...

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