The Silver Dollar in Ghent had the distinction of being the first licensed bar to serve alcohol in Minnesota with the repeal of Prohibition. (Submitted photo)
Western Minn. flouted Prohibition
GRANITE FALLS -- America's great social experiment with Prohibition made criminals of many otherwise law-abiding citizens.
That was just as true in western Minnesota, home of Congressman Andrew Volstead, the author of Prohibition, as it was elsewhere in the county.
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