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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin: Melvin the Pointing Mouse

The cartoony mascot of a dairy store stands atop the cheese wheel he's been eating.

Renard's Cheese

2189 County Rd DK, Sturgeon Bay, WI
Renard's Cheese. Seven miles south of town, just off the west side of Hwy 57. Look for the tall sign that resembles a slice of Swiss cheese. Turn west onto Cloverleaf Rd, then right onto County Rd DK.
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Melvin the Pointing Mouse.

Melvin the Pointing Mouse

This was a good stop to pick up some road trip snacks. Melvin is hanging out behind the building, so it took us a minute to find him.

[Nikki, 05/29/2023]
Melvin the Pointing Mouse

Renard's has a new building and they moved Melvin to the west side of the building facing the little playground. He is not very visible from the road anymore.

[Brittany Bedell, 10/23/2014]

Cheese mouse.

Renards Cheeseshop Mouse

A statue of a mouse holding some cheese and pointing.

[Chiliking, 09/03/2012]

The mouse mascot of Renard's Cheese store is not named Renard, but Melvin. He originally stood next to the highway and pointed toward the parking lot. His new spot, behind the building, pointing at trees, makes him a safer if more ambiguous photo-op.

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