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Chad Lewis, author of “The Minnesota Road Guide to Gangster Hot Spots” speaks at the Bemidji Public Library on Saturday. He sold the book, and over a dozen others, that offer readers destinations and directions on a variety of topics. Justin Glawe | Bemidji Pioneer

Author shares stories of gangsters at Minnesota hideouts

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BEMIDJI - Rarely has a flat tire spawned so many words.

Chad Lewis, author of over a dozen books covering the hidden, the haunted and the unknown, found himself sucked into the Minnesota hideouts of Prohibition-era gangsters thanks to a roadside calamity. While working on another book, Lewis’ flat placed him just outside the Little Bohemia Lodge in Manitowish Waters, Wisc.


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Justin Glawe
Reporting on crime, courts and Beltrami county government. Follow me on Twitter @JustinGlawe.
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