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Moorcroft Lodge under construction

Hotel and restaurant set to be located near the Coffee Cup to accommodate interstate traffic

A few years ago, there were rumors of a hotel and restaurant coming to Moorcroft, but then...nothing; at least, nothing obvious. In the background, though, big things were happening.

D A Peterson Company LLC president Doug Peterson explains, "There were people I knew in Moorcroft, who had mentioned to us for a few years that they felt they needed a motel and a restaurant, but I felt that Moorcroft may be a little small for us. Finally, a year and a half or two years ago, I did the research and did a traffic count through town, not only the interstate [90], but highway 16, which is busy and, of...