A brand new meat store has opened in Devils Lake, one which goals to be a one-stop store for campers and native residents.
Lakeland Meats opened in April off of Freeway 2 East, shortly earlier than getting into the town correct. The enterprise carries a wide range of cuts of licensed Angus beef, contemporary and frozen pork and hen, sausage made on website, seafood and numerous cheeses. Among the beef comes out of Minnesota, however most is sourced regionally. Neal Ackerman, who co-owns the enterprise with Neal Martin, needs to lift the bar in Devils Lake, in relation to promoting meat.
“You purchase good beef and boy I inform you what, there’s plenty of distinction between a superb high quality reduce and a poor reduce, that is for darn positive,” Ackerman stated.
Lakeland Meats may even carry a wide range of different items wanted for cooking out, together with buns and coleslaw, macaroni salads and day by day objects like eggs and milk. An off-sale beer and liquor license permits campers and others to fill up on drinks, and procuring could be achieved by a drive-up window.
Devils Lake may even quickly have one other landmark, within the type of an Angus cow. Ackerman additionally owns Ackerman Acres Resort, additionally to the east of the town, and a half mile or so east of the meat store. The resort is recognizable due to a big Walleye statue, signaling guests their vacation spot is close to. The large cow — it’s 9 toes lengthy — will do the identical for Lakeland Meats.
“Identical to on the resort the place you bought a fish to show at, you sort of get often known as ‘flip on the cow,’” Ackerman stated.
Kevin Zinke, supervisor of Lakeland Meats, stated placing the cow in place will make the shop “pop” from the freeway. The homeowners haven’t but began promoting, and an internet site is on the way in which, however Zinke stated enterprise has steadily been selecting up over the past month.
Ackerman stated they’ll proceed so as to add merchandise to the store, like jerky and beef sticks, and prospects can inform workers of some other objects they want to see carried there.