Over 65% of voters in Minnesota chose to repeal Prohibition on September 12, 1933. That decision was ratified a little less than a month later on October 10th. The story below illustrates the dangers that Prohibition created in Minnesota.

  • During a raid on a distillery in 1932, one of the agents was shot to death. His body was found in a bog several hours later.


MISSING DRY AGENT FOUND SLAIN IN BOG , The Washington Post (1877-1954); Sep 25, 1932; ProQuest Historical Newspapers The Washington Post (1877 1992) , pg. 1