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Bringing rubbed grub to Moose Lake

Barbecue joint opens in familiar old building


November 27, 2020

Lois Johnson

Redneck Meats BBQ in Moose Lake is located in one of the oldest buildings in Moose Lake: the former Art's Café.

Dinel and Lance Hollerbach were asked to smoke a whole hog for a birthday barbecue years ago, but they didn't have a smoker that was big enough.

"One man said that he had a big roaster," Dinel said recently. "We went to look at it in the woods. There was a tree growing through it."

They brought the smoker home and Lance used his welding and fabricating skills to fix it up.

"When he pulled up with it at the place where we were going to smoke the hog, people laughed and called him a redneck," Dinel said. "That's where the Redneck name comes from."

Now the couple has started on a new venture:...

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