Thank – You!

Herb Lamppa Civic Center Memorial

Thank you to the City of Tower and former Mayor Josh Carlson, along with his Council, for renaming the Civic Center after our father, Herbert R. Lamppa.  Special thanks and praise to Nancy Larson for her design work on the signs and the beautiful pedestal display at the Civic Center garden, and most importantly, for … Read more

Sauna Days 2022

Sauna Days 2022 Wow- a fantastic event with great weather (1st nice weekend of the year up here in Northern MN).  There was something for everyone (Sauna, Social Hour/Apps, Venik Treatment, Blacksmithing, Live Music, Saturday AM Cold Plunge, Breakfast Buffet, Presentations, Yoga, Live Podcast, Finnish Smorgasbord Buffet, Wood Fired Hot tub, Stargazing, and more Sauna)!  … Read more

Employee Appreciation BBQ hosted by Gerhard

6.21.21 This makes me love my job! Many of you are aware that we gave away a #kuuma sauna stove back in December. Well, the winner, Gerhard, reached out via e-mail a few weeks ago wondering if he could come up from Minneapolis and host a BBQ for our employees as a token of gratitude … Read more

Star Tribune Article

Shared from the 1/10/2021 Star Tribune eEdition Tower tinkerer toys with wood-burning perfection Four decades of work produces a most innovative product By REID FORGRAVE Daryl Lamppa, a 71-year-old tinkerer born and raised in Tower, Minn., invited his son and daughter for Thanksgiving dinner a couple of months ago. Lamppa had something to show them: … Read more

Kuuma Sauna Trailer

Sauna Trailer: From Rusty Horse Trailer to Mobile Banya “click here” Highly recommend watching it if you are planning on your own mobile sauna build.  He receives his #kuuma sauna stove at the 2:21 mark.  Warning this is 4.5 hours long, but the best sauna build documentary I’ve personally seen. “A Sergei Boutenko Production”  

EPA Phase 2 Certification Discrepancy

8/20/2020 I know many of you have reached out to us inquiring about how our competitor was able to certify to EPA Phase 2, especially with many of the issues that have been raised on this forum. We’ve been trying to be patient with the EPA during this process, but will no longer stay silent. … Read more

Trump Administration to change Obama era wood stove and boiler emission regulations Here we go again!  Big business throwing their weight around with money, lobbyists, and crying tactics (excuses really) to circumvent an EPA rule (standard) put in place back around 2010 (effective in 2015) and then even delayed for an additional 2 years.  Now they want 3 more years to pollute the environment and line … Read more

Letter to the EPA

Dear Mr. Pruitt, It has come to our attention that a number of other wood-burning furnace manufacturers have petitioned the EPA and congressional members for an additional 3 – 5 years before NSPS Phase 2 (2020) emission mandates are implemented and enforced. Let me make this real clear, we here at Lamppa Manufacturing strongly disagree … Read more