Halloween is supposed to be scary — a fact that can be forgotten while party-hopping in a sea of Lady Gagas and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentinos. In an attempt to get back to the holiday's haunted roots, we took a walk on the dark side of history and found a whole panoply of local lost souls: murdered gangsters, tragic suicides, and vengeful maniacs. They haunt houses, museums, graveyards, and theaters all over the state, and they don't wait for Halloween.
Here are 10 tales of the most haunted places in Minnesota—if you dare.
Illustrated map by Kevin Cannon
Cover illustration by Zela Lobb
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