Jasper Salvage: One man’s trash is another man’s treasure
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Jasper Salvage: One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

Some businesses are created after months (or even years) of planning, complete with detailed financial examination, projections, and an excessive amount of research. And sometimes the wise businessman (or woman) just kind of falls into it, recognizing a good thing when said good thing presents itself. The latter was pretty much the case for Gerald…

The view from on high
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The view from on high

“I was born in Schilling’s Saloon.” So says Joe Helming. Don’t know Joe? He is the owner of Helming Bros. in Jasper. The company’s tag line is “When Craftsmanship Matters,” and truer words were never spoken (or written, as the case may be). Helming Bros. restores the old to the original — not as in…

Schnitzelbank: It’s a family affair
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Schnitzelbank: It’s a family affair

Ist das nicht eine Schnitzelbank? Ya das really ist eine Schnitzelbank! The Schnitzelbank —one of Jasper’s oldest and arguably most storied restaurants — is turning 60 this year. The Schnitz is well-known statewide (and for that matter throughout the tri-state and beyond) as the purveyor of fine dining, specializing in German fare. So how did…