Kate earned her B.A. in history at the University of North Dakota in 2014 and is now working on her M.A. in history at North Dakota State University. She is a graduate assistant at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County in Moorhead, Minnesota.
“Let the saloons come,” said Moorhead mayor and brewer John Erickson in 1888. “The more the better it will be for us. They pay more in taxes than anyone else. How many temperance people…pay $500 a year in taxes?”