That’s So Minnesota
Dorothy Molter, Minnesota’s famous Root Beer lady

Dorothy Molter, Minnesota’s famous Root Beer lady

January 12, 2021

She was living with her family in Chicago when a trip to Minnesota's north country captured her imagination. First moving to Winton, Minnesota and then taking over the Isle of Pines resort in the early 1980's, Dorothy Molter starting brewing root beer to serve her guests. Thousands of bottles later, The Root Beer lady poured herself, and her homebrewed soda, into the hearts of thousands of Minnesotans. 

Join host Diane Sandberg as we learn more about this historical figure from the North's past, on "That's So Minnesota!"

Toni Stone, Minnesota’s legendary ballplayer

Toni Stone, Minnesota’s legendary ballplayer

January 5, 2021

Toni Stone lived in Saint Paul in the 1930's, and while she didn't stay long, she certainly left her mark on baseball. She started playing with the boys on a team for local Catholic church, and ended up playing professionally in the Negro Leagues. 

 

Join host Diane Sandberg as we learn about what it took for this woman to to earn her place at the plate, on 'That's So Minnesota.' 

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