By 1909 Spirit Lake had a well developed downtown...This view is towards the lake.

This shows more of the second block of businesses

More recently many businesses have located along SR 41, including the Millers, who started their grocery business on Maine Street.

Here they are gathered in 2004 for groundbreaking on their larger store and gas station, and in 2017 they added an Ace hardware as well...

Here's a link to modern downtown buildings in Spirit Lake