Council Briefs – Stucco work has begun on the police station. – The police department has a new patrol car on the road and one that was damaged has been repaired. – A manhole damaged Aug. 31 when a vehicle ran off the road and hit it, will likely be repaired through an insurance claim.
by Janet Dabbs Mark and Lisa Buman recently purchased Mac’s at the Lake restaurant on Route O in Laurie. They served their first customers in August. The Bumans are fourth-generation cattle farmers at Buman Farms Inc., in Harlan, Iowa. “I know beef, and I will not serve anything less than choice beef,” Mark promised. Mark
Keystone Builders owner Clyde Leinbach, left, and Branding Iron Restaurant owner Kelly Preator discuss progress on the new restaurant Thursday, Aug. 29 in Sunrise Beach. The Branding Iron was a complete loss due to fire in March 2019. Preator expects to open with a much larger facility, larger outdoor dining area,and an expanded parking lot