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Since buying the Country Inn of Two Harbors in April, Keith Bakke has invested $500,000 in its remodeling, raising its rating to what he thinks is now a solid three stars. He is seen in the motel’s completed lobby area. (Steve Kuchera /

New owner refurbishes Country Inn of Two Harbors

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Country Inn of Two Harbors had been neglected for some time and in need of major remodeling.

It was exactly what Keith Bakke was looking for.


“That’s what appeals to me,” Bakke said. “No capital has been invested. If I go in, make the investment and give today’s travelers what they are looking for, I think we can do very well.”

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