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The Women's Christian Temperance Union was a national powerhouse in the years leading up to prohibition, and worked tirelessly to outlaw liquor in the U.S. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Becker County was blissful for bootleggers

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Prohibition may have taken alcohol out of the county legally, but the fact is there was plenty of production and rum-running going on in the woods of Becker County.


On Friday, Feb. 7, Becker County Museum Director Amy Degerstrom will be presenting “Agitate, Educate, Legislate,” an event filled with interesting facts about the bootlegging ways of Becker County and the Christian women who changed everything for the nation.

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