Iowa Entrepreneur: Cookies BBQ & Schumacher Elevator

May 12, 2017 | 27 min

Learn the stories behind “Speed” Herrig’s many endeavors, and discover the history of the largest employer in Denver, Iowa.

Cookies BBQ, Wall Lake
“Speed” Herrig, a recognizable face in Iowa barbecue, shares the stories . Learn the stories behind his many entrepreneurial endeavors.

Schumacher Elevator, Denver
The Schumacher family of Denver, Iowa, has operated businesses in the town since before the Great Depression, and runs the town’s largest employer.