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Co-owner Ross Leinus (left) and longtime employee Mary Bekkerus are two of the eight-staff crew that rolled up their sleeves to pull off a huge DIY project that has the Sand Bar shined up like a new penny. PAULA QUAM/DL NEWSPAPERS

The Sand Bar II owners and crew spruce up old building

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It was the ultimate do-it-yourself project.

Sand Bar II owners Ross Leinus and Dave Meyer knew their old bar and grill was getting a little long in the tooth.


“We wanted to spruce ‘er up a bit,” said Leinus, who had the vision of essentially gutting out most of the inside surface.

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