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Frazee's saw mill was the center of activity years ago. It also brought with it crime and brothels. Hear about the seedier side of Frazee during the Becker County Historical Society's Hidden History Happy Hour in Frazee on April 25 in the Hostel Hornet. Submitted Photo

Frazee's seedy side

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Around the turn of the 20th century, Frazee was a hopping town. The lumber business was in full swing and population was around 2,000.

With that large population of mostly men from the lumber industry, so came plenty of crime and prostitution.

Yes, the underbelly of life in Frazee will be revealed during the Becker County Historical Society’s Hidden History Happy Hour on Thursday, April 25 at the Hostel Hornet in Frazee.

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