That’s So Minnesota

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!"

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