Joe and Nate are on scaffolding to simulate standing on the second floor balcony to make sure the view out the second floor windows will be spectacular!
Gauging the appropriate height for the great room second story windows.
Cher Spieker sweeping construction debris in the lower level.
Joe Breker using his loader to backfill the lower level wall.
Olivia and Chuck carry a sheet of plywood to the crew to fasten to the floor.
Nate is screwing sheeting, Kirk is laying glue for the next sheet and Corey is manning the nail gun. Don't they all have a nice view while they work?
Looks like the inspection crew found some mud!
Noah Breker, Caleb Klabunde, Gideon Breker, Lucas Klabunde and Emma Breker show up for a construction site inspection.
Bird's eye view of Coteau des Prairies Lodge during the main floor sheeting process.
The crew stands on boards under the partially sheeted main floor to keep out of the water during a thunder storm
Mike Storbakken and Corey Arnold backfilling in heavy rain.
A morning thunderstorm moves in on the lodge. Again, an amazing sight to behold!
Joe Breker and Mike Storbakken hanging a protective membrane around the outside of the lower level forms before backfilling.
View of the west from Coteau des Prairies Lodge. Ominous storm clouds bear down on the construction crew.
Storm clouds rolling in. Weather watching from Coteau des Prairies Lodge is truly awesome!
View of the lower level three room suite with walk out patio.
The lower level beginning to take shape.
Nate Rude, the general contractor, using his favorite construction tool...the chain saw!
'Papa' Joe is giving Adeline Stenvold the tour. It's hard to say whether or not she approves.
The ladies on the crew: Maria Breker, Olivia Stenvold and Megan Goedert.
The crew at work hanging trusses. Everybody has their own task and the trusses go up fast!
I-beams are up. Time to begin hanging trusses.
Doug recently lost his right leg, but as you can see, he isn't letting that slow him down! Great job Doug!
Doug Spieker, our expert welder, welding support I-beams in place.