There's a Good Chance
We'll Be Friends
Meet the Locals

When you visit a small town like Vienna, you can't help but running into one of the locals responsible for all the local flavor. There's a good chance you'll end up friends.

May we introduce you to:


Brian Brandstetter

President of Cornerstone Hotel Management and Chamber of Commerce member

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Brian Ehlenbach

Third generation owner of Ehlenbach’s Cheese Chalet

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John Englesby

Archivist and curator at the DeForest Area Historical Society

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Lydia Gaston

Server and manager at Norske Nook restaurant 

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Liz Henry

Self-proclaimed “bourbon babe” and partner at J. Henry & Sons bourbon farm distillery

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Vern Meier

Volunteer with the July 4th celebration

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Joleen Stinson

Supervisor with DeForest Parks and Natural Resources

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Bruce Stravinski

Retired owner of Shell gas station, home to Pinkie the Elephant statue

Learn more about Bruce