For the third year in a row, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce is searching for the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin. Online votes will determine the winner. Out of dozens of entries, just eight of the most useful, most ingenious, or most fun products are left in the contest. The top eight products range from John Deere Gators, to sparkling water, to dental implants. Three northeast Wisconsin business are represented in the top eight: a 60′ neon guitar built by Jones Sign in Green Bay, the Sea Salt Caramel Pecan Kringle from Uncle Mike’s Bake Shoppe of De Pere, and yachts built by Manitowoc’s Burger Boats. Oshkosh Defense won the 2017 “Coolest Thing” contest. Harley-Davidson took home the inaugural prize in 2016.