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Uncle Louie's Diner opens this weekend

Third location for popular diner chain joins downtown business community

When Uncle Louie's Diner opened in Sturgis, it didn't take long to catch the attention of foodies near and far. This Friday, the doors will swing open to the third branch of the popular restaurant – right here in Sundance.

"Friday will be our official opening day," says David Stewart, who owns Uncle Louie's with his partner, Debbie LaParr.

Like Sundance, the town of Sturgis was lacking in food outlets when the couple made the decision to open a diner in 2019. It was something LeParr had dreamed of doing ever since returning to her home town, and the community responded enthusiastically.

The di...