Willkomm business on Spring Street on track to fully open this spring

March 30, 2017
The Rocket Wash Car Wash

As a Racine Raiders player, Michael Willkomm had to plow through obstacles.

That drive and determination served him well over the past two years as he and his brother Jim, who along with their family own Mobil gas stations and diners in Racine, Kenosha and Oak Creek, planned and built their latest business: a gas station, car wash, convenience store, restaurant and Dunkin' Donuts on the southeast corner of Highway 31 and Spring Street.

The Rocket Wash car wash opened in January and the other components of the business are scheduled to open soon.

"This is where we live. This is where we pray and our children go to school. If you can't do what you do in your own backyard, you might as well get out of the business."

— Michael Willkomm, about why the Racine area is a good place to start a business

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