Aitkin - 40 Club Restaurant & Bar- The
40 Club Bar & Restaurant in Aitkin, MN is haunted by the spirit of
a man that died in an upstairs apartment in 1999.The man that died was
not found until days after his death when he hadn't reported for work.
Late at night TV's turn themselves on and are only static when there
should be normally a picture on them. Also noises can be heard late
when only the staff is in the building, Cold breezes can be felt
throughout the building as well as "hot spots". Footsteps can be heard
upstairs when no one is up there. Since the death, the upstairs
apartment has been boarded up and no one has entered the room.
Alexandria - Old Broadway Restaurant - Old Broadway was once a brothel and a morgue. It is now a restaurant. Patrons and staff have reported that they witnessed an old woman walking upstairs during the evenings. She has also been seen in the mirrors as staff cleaned off the tables. The old woman is believed to be friendly.
Annandale - Thayer's Bed and Breakfast - Not only is the place haunted by a little girl ghost, a bride, but also there are two ghost cats, and the owners husband, plus the two original owners! But, the best part is that the current owner is psychic, and gives readings to guests (by appointment.)
Anoka - Anoka State Hospital - Anoka State hospital has tunnels leading underground that link the buildings together. Mental patients were known to try to escape through the tunnels, were caught and murdered, or committed suicide by hanging themselves from the pipes along the ceiling of the tunnels. Spirits have been heard laughing and whispering, and have been known to appear in the tunnels, which are now closed except to security and maintenance.
Anoka - Billy's Bar & Grill - It is rumored that this now local bar at one time was a whore house. Not to the liking of the owner at the time she was over powered by her male employees and was unable to keep the establishment a simple tavern for the traveling loggers working on the nearby Rum River. She died up stairs in one of the bedrooms not to soon after the uprising. To this day several people (patrons & employees) have noticed tables set in the morning when arriving to work, pictures on the wall moved around, and simple cleaning tasks done when no one had actually done them. The old maid has also been seen in the bar and restaurant wandering aimlessly.
Anoka - Cal's Cornor the old River Front Restaurant - The front door mysteriously locked its self at all hours of the day.
Anoka - Coonrapids - Tequilaberrys - Glasses crashing, When there was nothing broke, in the bar all the glasses were sitting on the floor. Hearing your name called, You turn around no one there
Apple Valley - Andy's market - The haunted place is called Dead Man's Hill. The story is a little boy named Dameon. He was sliding down the back hill, when an arrow shot him in the eye. He is heard moaning, and pushing people in their sleds into trees. He can be harmful but all he wants is a buddy.
Apple Valley - Andy's Market Hill - Back Hill - In 1998, a ten-year-old boy was sliding down the back hill when an arrow shot him in the eye. He is usually seen at night by night sleders walking around on the top of the back hill, and sometimes pushing sleders into trees. Yet even some, very few, but some, are driven away from trees if they are naturally heading for it. It is suspected that only children are able to see him. Adults are only capable of hearing these things.
Apple Valley - Falcon Ridge Middle School - While being built in the summer of 1995, a construction worker was buried alive in the digging process. He's been reportedly seen late at night walking through the commons, unlocking doors, and moaning. The lights surrounding the school mysteriously go on and off late at night also.
Apple Valley - Lake Alimagnet Trails - sightings of a figure who seems to look like a clown have been reported. The clown does not seem to be harmful, but stares at you. The only intent is to scare you away from the wooded trails. Sightings have been reported mostly at dust, just as the sun sets.
Aurora - High School - There was a very horrible fire at the school in 1977. In this fire many lives were taken because at the time there was a bunch of kids just going around pulling the alarms. There have been sightings of 2 boys walking on the third floor yelling and there’s been reported sightings of a girls on the seconds floor crying for someone to help her.
Bayport - Stillwater Prison - The living unit that is called B West has an ghost which appears on the 3rd floor. The area called the "brake" area between cells 301 and 732 has an inmate that supposedly died while in prison standing in the corner by a mop sink.
Blaine - Blaine High School - Believed to be haunted by a girl possibly named Alana. In the hallway, if someone is alone, we would hear footsteps, like real close be you. But when you turn around or look around, you see no one, but you still hear footsteps. Then in the girls bathroom, someone wrote Alana 6-1978. The janitor took it off, but like a few days later, it is still there, the exact same way, the same exact writing, just everything.
Bloomington - Jefferson High School - Sometime in the 1970s a kid was climbing up the stairs in the auditorium to get some props. While he was climbing up there he apparently fell and died. Now there is a railing and a fence at the top of the prop room and across from that is a painting of a guy falling.
Bloomington - Radisson South Hotel - Footsteps are heard and the feeling they are coming toward you.
Breckenridge - Cinema 6 Theater - There have been two fires at the theater itself. The first one started in the projection room. I don't know where the second one started. There used to be a hotel in the exact spot where the theater is. In 1977-1979(I'm not sure what year) the hotel was burnt down with almost everyone dead including the man who started the fire. Some people in Breckinridge think that his spirit started the fires in the theater. Some people have claimed that they saw a transparent man wandering the halls during the movie, including some employees.
Brooklyn Center - Regal Cinemas - Man fell while the theatre was being bilt from the roof near theatre 10. Managers and workers have said they heard foot steeps and loud noises up stairs where they play the movies. When they have these experences they are compleatly alone.
Brooklyn Park - AMF bowling lanes - A avid bowler passed away and his soul still comes back to bowl. Late at night you can hear the sound of bowling balls going down the lane and pins knocking over. This happens late after closing and all of the lanes are turned off. - July 2005 Update - it should be noted the bowling alley is now closed and boarded up, and will be torn down in a matter of months. If you try to investigate this place without permission, you will be arrested.
Brooklyn Park - Schmits Music Warehouse - haunted by a man who had a heart attack and died in a doorway to the warehouse in the back of the store. While cleaning up after hours, staff have heard the pianos play by themselves, and the drums and other instruments hanging on the walls play by themselves.
Buffalo - Sturges Park - The old bathroom is reportedly the sight of a lot of paranormal activity. Names written in blood on the mirror. Strange balls of light floating in and out. Old man Sturges, a wealthy businessman of Buffalo in the 1880s is seen occasionally wandering through his old house, which is right next to the park.
Burnsville - Benchwarmer Bob's Restaurant - Several employees have seen an apparition of an Indian in the basement hallway of the restaurant. The k-9 dogs for Burnsville Police will not enter that area of the restaurant. - March 2008 Update: Currently owned by a local bank – they want NOTHING to do with any ghost hunters/paranormal groups or even the rumor of such.No Trespassing
Burnsville - Burnsville Center - A worker who fell to his death from the scaffolding while the building was being constructed seems to haunt the facility now. Reparts have been made of hearing footsteps on metal steps.
Camp Ripley military base - Reports by many U.S Army soldiers of old units of cavalry sent to fight the Indians riding up and down the firing ranges in full battle dress flags flying and all sounds of bugles and thundering horses also heard at night
Chanhassen - Chanhassen Dinner Theater - This theater was built over the site of a house that burnt down with a woman still inside. She is said to haunt the new structure. There is another ghost here of an actor who was hit by a car when she was bicycling home from work. Her spirit has been spotted backstage. - March 2008 update: According to Chanhassen Dinner Theatre AND the Carver County Historical Society - there isn't now and never was a haunting.
Chanhassen - Water Tower - Downtown - not known who its haunted by. but on any giving night strange noises can be heard, and a ghostly figure can be seen dancing around it and on top of it.
Cloquet - Cloquet High School - Over the stage where the lights and catwalk are the door sometimes mysteriously opens and slams shut. Many of the female actors see a white figure up there, assuming it is a techie they dismiss it. Yet, sometimes when the techies are all around the white bodiless head stares at you and once you speak disappears. This mostly happens during performances. This spirit will not show itself to men, because many scared girls attempt to show it to the boys and they can't see it, while the girls see it is plainly there.
Columbia heights - Pizza Hut - The old baker that used to work there when it was doughnut shop. Hung himself in the backroom. People see him from time to time and sometimes the lights will all of the sudden turn off also the faucets will turn on and off.
Cottage Grove - Cottage Grove Historical Cemetery - Many spirits in this cemetery, one seen in the window of the storage shed, and also smells of perfume in certain areas.
Cottage Grove - dead mans pond - It is said that a little boy was pulled under the water and drowned. To this day the ducks will sit at the edge of the water but will not go near the middle. And if you look closely you can see bubbles rise up from the middle of the pond.
Crookston - University of Minnesota - McCall Hall - A former resident claims always being able to hear people laughing and stomping in the hall with no one there when you would open the door. Also hearing their door open and then shut again and seeing apparitions of a girl. This building is one of the oldest on campus and used to be used to house students when it was an agricultural high school, the building is about 100 yrs old who knows if it is drafts or someone who doesn’twant to leave the building.
Crosby - Milford Magneses Mine - It is believed to have become haunted after a great tragedy when the mine flooded and killed 41 people and then the mine later reopened and men started to quit without giving reasons and few years later after that they closed it and now its just sits there.
Delano - Delano Middle School - A long time ago a teacher got really mad at a boy and killed him after school in the boys bathroom and sometimes when boys go in the bathroom they can here someone saying i didnt do it but no one will be there and they never saw the teacher since.
Delano - Fountain Lake - They say a women drowned in the lake and every night at midnight you can hear her ghost scream.
Delano - Lake Rebecca Park - a man haunts a bench on the trail were he killed himself.
Duluth - Charlie's Club - There is a night club in the western part of Duluth called Spirit Valley,(go figure). The building was built in the late 1800's and was previously 4 stories tall, now a single story due to a fire. Even though no one was hurt or killed in the blaze, the bar has quite a lot of paranormal activity. It was quite a colorful place back in the day, being a reported "house of commercial affection", gin mill, speak easy, etc. There are a couple of ongoing events that are quite commonplace. Near the west doors are a couple of pool tables. Just off the far right corner there is a corner drink table where many people have had been either shoved, poked brushed or had their stick bumped to only discover that there is no one there. The other instance is the old woman who shows herself only to men. Mostly men who work there, including yours truly. Many staff members have heard the bathroom's doors open and close, slam shut, swing open violently, the back security door open and slam shut, and no one being there. Attesting to this is it mostly happens after closing time when only the staff is there cleaning up with perimeter alarms set that if anyone was in these areas it would trip the alarms. - May 2008 Update: burned down last year. The fire, coincidentally, started in the attic where the haunting allegedly occurred.
Duluth - Denfeld High School Auditorium - Varied stories of people falling off balcony, a murder under the stage and also lights falling onto actors while on stage. Cold spots and invisible presences felt.
Duluth - Duluth Central High School - Back in the 1970's a girl was raped in the girl's bathroom on the first floor. She didn't know what to do, afraid they would attack her again, so she killed herself in her home 3 days before graduation. Ever since students have heard moans in the girl's bathroom when they are alone and red fingerprints on the mirrors. Janitors have also claimed to find papers and belongings that had the victims name on them.
Duluth - Duluth International Airport - The ghost of a woman murdered on a nearby road haunts the airport to which her murderer fled after stabbing her to death. The ghost has been seen by security staff and causes doors to open and close sounding alarms with no one in the secured areas.
Duluth - East High School - Little Theater - The drama director of many years ago (initials RC) was writing a play, but before he could finish it, he fell off the balcony of the theater and died. No one has seen the play that he was writing. Then one day, it showed up on an English teacher's desk with a note on the old East High stationery saying "please perform this" with the initials "RC" on the bottom. The play has never been performed. The lights in the light room mysteriously turn on when the theater is dark. Many students say that it is cold in some parts of the theater, especially near the light board.
Duluth - East High School - there was a janitor nicknamed "Red Monkey." The story says that he got locked in a closet in the school and eventually died there. Some students have seen money dressed in red walking around the school's halls, and then disappearing.
Duluth - Glensheen Mansion/Congdon Mansion - Haunted by maid who was murdered there and by the woman who was murdered there too by her own children Delete- Duluth - Congdon Mansion - Elisabeth Congdon and her nurse haunt the house they were murdered in.
Duluth - Morgan park middle school - glowing red light from inside of one of the rooms, on the rooftop of the school, a tall looking figure staring at witnesses. Hearing a little girl's scream for help.
Duluth - Spirit Mountain - some person died on this ski hill and one night me and my friends went sledding down the snowboard park and at the bottom there is a announcer stand and over the speakers they play music on the speakers when the place is closed and me and my friends herd the shed hissing at us and when we went down passed the shed we saw someone standing in the shed.
Duluth - University of Minnesota Duluth - Griggs Hall S - On the first floor in the bathroom two presences haunts one of the toilets. The first year after the building was opened two students died in the bathroom of alcohol poisoning. Sounds of puking are often heard. And moaning. And profanity. And a smelly stench.
Duluth - Walgreen's - There was a guy that died in a house nearby and in the Walgreen's parking lot people have seen a white shadowy figure in their headlights.
Eagan - Blockbuster Video - After the store closes every night, 2 dark figures, one short and one tall, have been seen running between aisles and appearing out of people's eyes.
Elysian - Le Sueur County Museum - Employees say they have heard many voices talking. When they checked all over, they found no one around. In one event, a typewriter started typing by itself. Another time, a very old record player started playing by itself. And another time after hours, all 3 employees were in the staff room on the second floor, and heard the small service bell ring. They all went downstairs and no one was there. NOTHING could have fallen on the bell, or have made it ring. There’s a toilet in the basement that nobody uses, and one day 2 employees were upstairs and heard a loud crash. When investigating downstairs, they realized the toilet seat was down, when it was left up. All these events occurred over much time, and not very often. The employees wonder what happens during the 5 months the museum is closed.
Embarrass - Heritage Park House - In the house the family that lived there a dad had killed his son by telling him that if Jesus could walk on water so could he, the boy then drowned under the bridge near the house. The father continued to beat his children until he later died. To this day people have reported sightings of the boy who was drowned by the bridge, and the house remains abandoned.
Eveleth - Eveleth-Gilbert High School - in the auditorium people say they were painting on the stage and glanced up on the balcony and saw a person walk by, and there is also paranormal activity in the red room upstairs from the auditorium
Faribault - Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf - Many ghost encounters are said to have occurred here. People have claimed to see a black ghost sitting in the balcony of Noyes Hall. Lights often go out in Noyes Hall and Tate Hall. Witnesses have also claimed to see a number other ghosts on the campus. The origins of the spirits are unknown.
Faribault - Shattuck St. Mary's- The old abandoned infirmary has been around since 1861. It was originally a ski lodge. It has housed all the sick and dying students with incurable diseases until 1912. The inhabitants have included crazy war veterans from the civil war, and the victims of horrible epidemics. Due to the high levels of asbestos the building has been closed, but students still claim to see sickening ghostly figures with boils, rashes, and raw openings appear in the upper floor windows. Two young women were possessed in 1971 and an exorcism had to be performed.
Forest City - Mystery Road 660 - If you go through Forest City be sure to get on road 330 and then turn on to 660. Bring your level with you. Drive down the road a hundred feet and check the road, it should be perfectly level. Now turn your car around and put it in neutral. Your car will get pulled backwards on a perfectly level road. People also get headaches on this road.
Grey Cloud Island - Many strange occurrences have been rumored and reported on this Island. It is a place that is walked by Chief Grey Cloud...and something(s) else.
Grove City - Blue Moon Restaurant - Footsteps heard coming from the kitchen area to the end of the hall by the restroom. The footsteps were heard nightly between 11-12 pm. Also, apparitions of a tall gentlemen (about 6 ft) wearing a long black cape. No facial characteristics were noticed since light was coming from behind the apparition. This restaurant is located about 5 miles north of Cosmos, MN on HWY 4.
Hastings - LeDuc Mansion - is rumored to have a ghost of a former resident.
Hastings - Treat Me Sweet - Treat me sweet has been haunted for some years now. Treat Me Sweet use to be a restaurant some time ago It is haunted by a man. This man used to be the owner of this restaurant. He committed suicide in the back of the kitchen.
Hibbing - Hibbing High School Auditorium - An apparition of an older male sitting in seat J47 has been photographed many times. It is thought to be the ghost of a stage manger, but this is untrue. There has always been an odd occurrence in the auditorium, but the rumor wasn't believed until the apparition was captured in the photograph after a play practice in 2000. - October 2004 update: currently being investigated by Northern Minnisosta Paranormal Investigators. The origins of the ghost are still unknown.
Hibbing - Little Swan Cemetery - Zim Rd. - Reports of anomalies in pictures taken there and severe temperature changes.
Highland - Hillcrest Recreation Center -From the top floor you can hear laughing when no body is there. Plus cold air is found up there when there is no air-conditioning.
Hoyt Lakes - Hoyt Lakes Cemetery - It is said that after being left in the cemetery a young girl was frightened to death, and now is seen at nights waiting for her ride to come back for her.
Hutchinson - Harrington House - On the north side of Park Elementary, there is a 1-story house, built around 1820, the first in our town of Hutchinson. The house was built by the Harringtons and was inhabited for 40 yrs by the Harringtons. One night, Litte Crow, a Crow Indian known around here as hero, spent the night with two of his friends, and both were shot in the house, one in the basement, and one on the top level. The ghosts of the two Indians haunt the house. Pictures fall, blood comes through the floor, and voices are heard. - November 2003 Update/ correction: Little Crow was a Sioux, not a Crow Indian. Little crow and his son were shot but a farmer while picking berries near Hutch. The son lived. Little Crow's body was dragged into town, abused by the locals who put firecrackers in his ears and dumped in the local landfill.
Kandiyohi - Twin Lakes Hill - When you park your car at the beginning of the hill and start walking up the hill; you feel as if someone is watching you. At the top of the hill when it's dead quite you can hear people talking and no one is around. Going down the other side and walking until you see a few trees knocked over, you might catch a glimpse of a young girl named Kirsten who was shot there. In that area there's a feeling of sadness and depression. heading back to your car down the hill you can hear screams and all the sudden feel a great sense of anger and hatred. By the time you reach your car you get a strong feeling as though someone has followed you right to your car.
Kimball - Laundry mat - People have said when they are there washing their clothes late at night they have heard strange crying, and one lady says she has seen a little girl running from the door into a wall.
Lake Elmo - Demontreville - Monastery at Demontreville - There is a ghostly monk dressed in a brown robe that runs out into the road just in front of the monastery between the hours of midnight and one o'clock a.m. This monk will run right out in front of your car and you think you are going to hit him. Then he will completely disappear in front of your eyes. He is described as being tall, thin and young, perhaps in his 20s or early 30s.
Lamar - Barton County Hospital - The staff have heard someone walking down the hall, things moving (heavy furniture).
Lino Lakes - St. Joesph's Catholic Church - It has been said that before the church was built, it was a Catholic school. The current office was built where one of the nun's office was. People have described that they see her often around the church. She has been said to be the cause of calls to the Lino police in places where there are no phones (such as the religious classrooms). The people who work in the office have experienced doors opening and slamming shut, and the piano player has witnessed the keyboard being played & no one was sitting on the bench. Another witness said that she was sitting at her desk and a bible fell off the shelf. After putting it back up, a few minutes later it fell back down. This when on for a while. One of the teens in the church has said to have heard heels walking behind her and there was no one there. Then she heard someone whisper "Stop That!" No one was there.
Litchfield - Ness Church - This church is haunted by The Sioux Indians. Many reports say that the lights of the church turn on, strange figures appear, a little girl named Annie was buried it has been said that she will come out to your car at night and sit on top to of the roof of your car and if you drive off with her on your car she will haunt you for the rest of your life unless you let her get off on her own, and last at the stroke of midnight a car would appear and drive behind you and all of a sudden disappear once you hit the end of the rode.
Long Lake - Holbrook Park - in the park around midnight and 2:oo a.m. a little lost girl is sighted walking around the park as if she was lost or just walking but always disappears when you get to close. She fades away after a while and later comes back with her father. But when she is with her father she is carrying apples in her dress. They are only seen on Sunday nights but don’t get to close to her stay away or her father gets defensive and will attack and leave you with a hurt gut and markings on the face and body.
Loon Lake - Loon Lake cemetery - The cemetery at Loon Lake, Minn. is said to be haunted by the ghost of a witch that is buried there. You can find the cemetery on the Lake's southeast shore. Turn into "Brown's Campgrounds" they have signs directing you to it's sight. It's open during the day only!
Mantorville - Opera House - A lady was in the dressing room in the basement when a lady who was wearing the same dress came into the room and started talking to her and telling her about the time when she played the same role in the play years earlier, but when she turned around there was no one there. She ran upstairs to tell her friend who played the villain about what happened when they both saw a shadowy figure up in the rafters that looked like the costume he was wearing. They left everything and left the place very quickly.
Maple Grove - Hunted Crick - there where two cars that crashed and killed 4 people. And the ghosts still drive by the bridge over the crick and if you get in their way you gets the chills.
Maplewood - Maplewood Community center - A boy has been spotted at the bottom of the pool, and known to tug on you and pull you under.
Miller Hill Mall - There once was a woman that gave birth in the bathroom in the Miller Hill Mall. She flushed it down the toilet, and people have been saying they been hearing sound's of a baby crying in the bathroom.
Minneapolis - Ascension Place - You can hear knocking on doors at 3am, and no body is there, televisions, water faucets turn on by themselves, cold spots and a host of other things. You can feel it the minute you walk in the door! Weird things happened in all the rooms with a 6; like 116, 216.
Minneapolis - City Hall - the fifth floor is haunted by a man was hung there.
Minneapolis - First Ave. night club - apparition of a blonde woman with a green jacket that has been seen quite often. The staff has seen her on a number of occasions and one poor women has seen her hanging in the 5th stall of the women's bathroom. The DJs have heard strange sounds coming from their headsets and people have been said to see dancing apparitions with no legs.
Minneapolis - Guthrie Theatre - The story is that an usher who committed suicide as a teenager haunts the theater. He can be seen in the aisles when the lights in the house are down and there is light shining in from the corridor. - January 2007 Update: Guthrie theatre in Minneapolis was closed down and moved to a brand new building built in another location.
Minneapolis - Minneapolis College of Art and Design - has a ghost loose. Many students have been woken up in the night, frozen and not able to move, and heard screaming inside their heads. Apparently, some one had been raped and killed in one of the basement apartments at one time.
Minneapolis - Minneapolis Institute of the arts - Areas of extreme, 'cold spots', especially in the, Connecticut Room, (a 1700's style room).
Minneapolis - Stillwater - Arcola Trail Bridge - A young wife searches to find her husband along the abandoned railroad tracks of Arcola Trail in Stillwater Minnesota. You may find her walking about with her lantern in her white gown late at night.
Minneapolis - Treasure Island Casino - The casino is located about 1 hour from the Minneapolis area near the Wisconsin / Minnesota border. Returning home from the casino (on Hwy 18 along the Mississippi river) alone after midnight, a witness reports he stopped his car on the shoulder of the highway to take a little nap as it was late and he was tired. Shortly after he closed his eyes, he heard the soft muted sound of footsteps walking towards his car. The footsteps sounded like a person with a broken leg because it was dragging one leg as it walked. He got up to see who it was because he didn't want the cops to give him a ticket. He peered out of the car window to see an old man(?) with dark hallow eyes and frayed white hair leaning on the passenger window behind the driver's seat. The old man was rotten and his clothes were tattered! That was all he could make out of the ghost before he quickly started his car and drove off in a hurry.
Minneapolis - The University of Minnesota - Washington Avenue Bridge - The Washington Avenue Bridge connects the east bank from the west bank which house separate portions of campus. There have been several suicides off of the bridge into the Mississippi river below, most often by students. Late at night if you walk through the tunnel you can sometimes hear footsteps following you. If you turn around they will stop, and then continue again when you start to move. Also, the University of Minnesota had to remove several flags from the bridge, because they were being ripped down by an unseen force. Even while under surveillance.
Montgomery - Montgomery Golf Club - Haunted by at least two ghosts. One of the ghosts is reported to be the ghost of the farmer that used to live on the current golf club grounds and is actually buried on the first hole. He will watch the clubhouse from various locations on the course as the employees lock up at night wearing a hat and overalls. The second ghost is of one of the Golf Club founders. He has been spotted sitting at the bar and peering in windows as, again, employees lock up at night. Televisions have turned on by themselves long after they have been turned off and the air conditioner dial will mysteriously turn itself down past 50 degrees without anyone touching it.
Moorhead - Moorhead High school - it is believed to be the most haunted place in Moorhead Minnesota. Some say you can still hear and see the spirit of a young girl and boy who were killed outside the school on prom night as an oncoming semi truck hit them head on. you can see them dancing in their prom attire at night.
Moorhead - Moorhead High school - auditorium - A lady died of a heart attack and things like last year power went out and the sound of curtains shutting came from the ceiling and a bolt fell.
Moorhead - Moorhead State University - Weld Hall - Weld Hall is the theater building on the collage. Many years back a worker at the theater fell down the winding metal staircase, in the back of the stage, he broke both of his legs and neck. His ghost has been seen dancing on the stage, without his legs.
Mt. Iron - Haunted Tree - somewhere off of Highway 7 there is a tree where a man had hung his two daughters and then hung himself. It has been reported that late at night the branches will be pushed down and shoot up and shake like something had fallen off of them. - October 2007 Update: They tore the haunted tree down because too many people were trespassing on the site.
New London - Old Depot House - Ey Witzke haunts this old railroad depot.
New York Mills - New York Mills Regional Cultural Center - Used to be an old general store. In the basement of the cultural center is where the store keeper went crazy and killed all of his family including himself. The man and his family are still seen as they where on that grizzly night.
Northfield - St. Olaf College - Hilleboe Hall - is said to have had a variety of ghostlike experiences. One is that when there was only one student in the entire dorm during the summer, she heard childlike singing and the piano playing and after going to investigate she found all of the sinks turned in all of the rooms on her corridor. It is also said that mysterious child-sized handprints appear on the outside of third floor windows.
Northfield - St. Olaf College - Kelsey Theater - is said the ghost of Miss Kelsey herself has been seen playing the piano onstage long after her death and has been heard warning an actor who was rehearsing alone late at night that he was about to fall into the orchestra pit.
Northfield - St. Olaf College - Melby Hall - the oldest on campus, it said that a man and a woman in period clothing from the Victorian era have been seen in halls and rooms as well as the stairway.
Northfield - St. Olaf College - Thorson Hall - there have been sightings of the "Red Hat Boy" believed to possibly be the ghost of a student who died, not on campus, but while he attended St. Olaf and lived in that dorm. What is believed to be the boy's dog has also been seen with him and roaming around campus by itself. He also appears in a certain room, one that is assumed was his.
Oakland Park - The Old Insane Asylum - On many instances there have been wheelchairs moving from one end of the hall to another and you could see imprints of people that resided there and no one in the building. Many people have gone into this empty building and came out with sever mental disorders. The building is no longer standing but you can still see people that used to live there. - This was listed as "Thief River Falls - The Old Insane Asylum"- There never was an insane asylum in Thief River Falls. However, a resident of the town for many years, knows the building that is being referred to. It was formerly located in Oakland Park, the three-story brick building built in the late 1800s was a sanitarium for tuberculosis patients. It served that purpose until TB was eradicated in the 1950s. After that, the building was used as a nursing home until a new nursing home was built on the property in the late 70s early 80s. In the mid-1980s the building housed a dormitory for the local community college. The students that lived there were a little upset when the college failed to mention that the "dorm" was about six miles away from the college. Needless to say, the building was only used for a few years as a dorm. It stood empty from that time and was used for storage for the nursing home. It was torn down a few years ago. There is some interesting features on the building and its history. A tunnel was constructed that lead from the basement kitchen to the nurses' quarters (a separate building on the premises) so that the staff could travel between the buildings without having to go outside in the winter.
Owatonna - Kaplan's woods - There are many unrested spirits there.
Owatonna - West Hills - Ghosts of orphaned children haunt what used to be an orphanage.
Pipestone - Pipestone County Museum - The Pipestone County museum is formerly the old city hall. A little blonde girl has been seen there by several people. She is dressed in a blue 19th century dress with a white apron. Often, loud sounds are heard upstairs when no one is there (footsteps, stomping...) The old doctor's office is located off the library upstairs. Several employees and guests have heard the long since dead doctor "working" in the office when no one is actually in there. The chair squeaks, papers shuffle.
Pipestone - Pipestone National Monument - Unexplainable footsteps, war drums, shadows of what appear to be humans. Also there have at times been heard voices.
Plato - Glencoe - Ferguson's Cemetery - The cemetery is out in the middle of now where along side a county blacktop surrounded by corn fields. Supposedly haunted by a little boy. The small grave stone for him is separate from the rest of the cemetery. It sits in the southwest corner all by itself. Cemetery is framed by large pines and large iron gate at the front of the cemetery there is a small dirt field road on the west side that runs along the length of the cemetery and ends next the boys grave. In the center of the cemetery is a large tree or trees growing out one base. At night after 12 am if you count the trees at the center of the cemetery and if you go to the boy’s grave and come back the number of trees has changed. Most of the time it's thirteen but sometimes as few as six. It also feels as though someone is watching you and that your not welcome there. Some reported to have seen dogs by the boys grave as you are backing out with car.
Plymouth - Holy Name Cemetery - Holy Name Cemetery is located on the corner of Holy Name Drive and a couty road. It's across the street from a brick church. Reports of misty headlights pull in and vanish before your eyes. Witnesses have heard voices, footsteps, when it was horribly windy while calm outside the cemetery, and have seen a white apparition.
Randall - Little Falls - Darling Church - Early after being built it is said that two African American men kidnapped and murdered a woman in the church. Being that murders were placed on the shoulders of Africans in that time it is no surprise that it was in this case either. It was rainy that night and a nearby farmer was said to be out in the yard getting something out of the rain and heard the scream of a woman. To him it sounded from the church, but because of the weather he didn't pursue what he had heard. He figured he had heard the wind. The next day the woman was found dead in the church (cause of death unknown). Two African fellows were traveling through at the time and the death was placed on them. They got out of there as soon as they could being either they did kill the woman or they knew they would get the blame. The farmer never forgave himself for not going to the church that night.* Few people have said that they had seen a figure of the woman roaming around the graveyard behind the church and the church itself at night. They also said that further away from the church they heard a woman scream coming from the church. The ghost is seemingly harmless.
Redby - Behind the Westbrook Stare - In the summer after raining if you look north towards the sawmill a man should be walking from there carrying a bundle of tools in his right arm. Then by the time he gets close he'll disappear.
Redford Township - Redford Hospital - The Redford Hospital is abandoned but the spirits still live there. There is many reports of the people that maintain the building that there is 5 to 10 ghosts in the building. One in specifically is a little boy who died in the Hospital because his mother abused him and then left him at the Hospital to die. People see the little boy usually on the 2nd floor. Some say he is still trying to find his Mother for revenge.
Renville - Vicksburg Cemetery - One of the grave stones glows, in the spring for a short time the flowers that grow there bleed.
Richfield - Adam's Hill - Use to be farmland, and the farmer hung himself on the tree at the bottom of the hill. Rumors of the ghost still lurking around.
Richfield - The Academy of Holy Angels - It is said that on the third floor in room 394 there is a ghost a janitor that hung himself there years ago still lurks in the room at night and once in a while during school hours. - September 2004 Correction: A former student has informed us the above information is incorrect. in the late 70's, there was a student that hung himself in the janitor room... next to the bell tower. To this day, there are still aparitions appearing... And haunting footsteps
Richfield - The Academy of Holy Angels - Theater - There have been sightings of spirits in the theatre. The upper balcony is where there has been spiritual activity spotted. It is said that whom ever it is, sits there and watches the plays and has been spotted on many occasions....
Rochester - Kahler Hotel - It has been rumored that there has been numerous complaints and unusual encounters. The reason for that is many Mayo Clinic patients occupied in that hotel and have past away. One witness encountered an odd stench in the room, frequent temperature changes, and eerie sounds at night.
Rochester - Quarry Hill Park - Many strange things have happened here. There is a wooden bridge near the quarry itself called "dead man's bridge", where it is rumored a man hung himself in the 60's. There is also a small cemetery in the park. There is a large memorial to a group of people who died from an epidemic around 100 years ago, and there are rumored to be four unmarked graves. There are also several caves in the park, with strange goings-on reported. Unfortunately, some (not all) of these caves have been closed up.
Sauk Center - Palmer House - This hotel was built in 1901 on top of another hotel that had burned down in 1900. There are rumors of a small boy bouncing a ball down one of the hallways late at night
Shakopee - Howard's Edition Cemetery - Not far from the local racetrack lies the site of one of the first farms that lead to the eventual settlement of Shakopee. Located at the top of a hill is a housing development now known as Howard's edition. Nestled among the modern homes is the cities oldest cemetery and it contains graves that go back to the original families that settled the town. The cemetery is quaint and is surrounded by a picket fence. Neighboring houses would have cupboards rifled through and find muddy footprints going through their homes, from no apparent source! Reports of cars stalling in front of the cemetery, and seeing a boy dressed in 1800s clothing peering at them from behind a tree.
Sherack - Highways around town of Sherack - A man is seen hitchhiking during on dark, stormy, rainy nights. Many people report picking up the hitchhiker and later turning to him in the car only to find he's not there.
Shoreview - St. Odilia - in one of the classrooms there is a light that flickers. Every time it flickers, someone gets hurt. Once the light flickered and a student fell out of his middle school desk, and broke his arm. Once the light flickered and a boy got his head stuck in between a playground toy. Paramedics had to rescue him. Once the light flickered and a boy had a seizure in church. Now if you come to St. Odilia you have to be extra careful for flickering lights.
St. Anthony - Dairy Queen - Too many things to fit in this description. Receipts of fake orders would print for no reasons. Hear little kids laughing on numerous occasions after being closed. Items were disappearing. Cold spots everywhere. Names of employees yelled during store hours. Stuff would crash off the shelves in the cooler. These events would happen for a period of a month and then nothing. It was like a cycle through out the years of things that are unexplainable.
St. Cloud - Riverview - There is also a lady ghost in Riverview, the second oldest building on campus. Long after everyone else is gone and only the janitors remain, there are reports of hearing a lady walk around with high heel clicking sounds. She'll also move chairs and open doors. Riverview used to be where the students of SCSU would go to teach the children and there is also a ghost child that roams around, bouncing a ball.
St. Cloud - St. Cloud Times - For years it's been reported by night employees that a man who is either dressed in a white shirt and bow tie or a printer's shirt appears in the basement of the building. Sometimes the sound of banjo playing is heard. He's been known to tamper with office equipment and lights from time to time.
St. Cloud - St. Cloud State University - James W. Miller Learning Resources Center - The new library was built over an unmarked graveyard. Children bones and adult bones were found and later studied by students and staff. The most common ghost is a solider dressed in his time period's uniform, walking through the hallways.
St. Cloud - St. Cloud State University - Lawrence Hall - is the oldest building on the campus of St. Cloud State University. It was built in 1904. In 1950 a janitor in the building murdered two teachers who had offices in the building. It was abandoned in 1968 for "unknown reasons". Today students have reported seeing a figure of a bald headed man standing in the doorways of the building. Some see lights flash on and off from outside!
St. Cloud - St. Cloud State University - Shoemaker Hall - In the early 1900's a student at the St. Cloud Normal School had an affair with a janitor at Shoemaker Hall, which was the dormitory for the students. She became pregnant and hung herself in the meat locker of the kitchen(now the basement). Shoemaker is still a dorm, and many students report objects being moved, clocks flashing impossible numbers, lights and TVs turning on for no reason, and an apparition of a woman floating above beds late at night.
St. Cloud - Skatin' Place - Legend says that the skating rink was built over an old pond where a boy had drown. Lots of unusual things happening in the building have been reported.
St. Cloud - North Shoemaker Hall - North Shoemaker Hall was built in the early part of the twentieth century. Legend states that one of the lunch ladies hanged herself in the basement meat locker. Many of the resident advisors have reported hearing strange things in the meat locker. They even say that the door will unlock by itself after employees had locked it.
St. James - The Farm - You sit down stairs and hear guns cocking upstairs, the lights will go on by them selves, the radios and TVs will go on and be turned as loud as they can go. There has been seen of a woman walking down the hall and standing at the edge of the bed covered in blood. The dogs wouldn't go into the grove ever they would stand on the outside of it and howl. There is a light that can be seen coming towards the farm from the field and all of a sudden, just as fast as it would appear, it would be gone.
St. Joseph - Benedicta Arts Center at College of St. Benedict's. - A guy fell from the loft while it was being built, and died. People see a tall, shadowy figure walking around.
St. Joseph - Benton High School - In Benton's auditorium figures have been seen and strange noises have been heard during rehearsals. Sometimes all of the lights in the house will go on and off at times for no reason, and unlocked doors will lock.
St. Joseph - College of St. Benedict - Benedicta Arts Center - The ghost who died during the construction of the building is named Steve. He has been know to shatter lights during performances and people have run into something solid when there's nothing there.
St. Louis Park - Aizman House - Orbs have been sighted on several occasions in the living room and basement after 10:30. Halloween trick-or-treaters have ran out after having a tour of the basement, and it's "friends". The orbs and apparition of a man with only eyes and a mouth, dressed in a gray sweater with his white collar showing and blue jeans, are believed to be victims of "kid can" and his gang.
St. Paul - Bluff park right off highway 52 - There has been screaming of a man that killed himself down there if you spend a night down there you can hear him yell that he is going to kill himself.
St. Paul - College of St. Catherine - St. Mary’s Hall – 2nd Floor - there is a lady in gray that appears in the doorways of different dorms watching over students. There are also reports of people feeling cold fingers on the back of their necks and being tapped awake right before their alarm goes off. Other times, there is the sound of a lady rushing down certain dorm hallways. Although these things happen, none are threatening.
St. Paul - College of Visual Arts - many instances happen especially the darkroom. The spirit playfully moves objects around and changes the time on the timer. It is said that a wealthy man (carpenter whose studio was in the darkroom) lived there and was cheating on his wife with the maid. after refusing to leave his wife the maid hung herself on the main stairwell banister. The late night janitors experience sounds and lights on/off nightly and hear children. One employee saw the man in his flannel.
St. Paul - Forepaugh's Restaurant - Forepaugh's Restaurant is located in an old Victorian mansion named after the mansions' original owner, Joseph Forepaugh. Mr. Forepaugh was into the dry good's business, so when his fortune was made, he bought this beautiful mansion. He also decided to hire himself some servants to accompany his new found wealth. Well, Mr. Forepaugh became rather fond of one of his servants in particular. Her name was Molly, and the two of them soon began to have a steamy love affair together. However, things got rather ugly after Mrs. Forepaugh caught the two together in the midst of their lovemaking. She insisted Mr. Forepaugh break off the affair, and so he did. This did not settle well with Molly, who was now pregnant with Mr. Forepaugh's child. She became so distraught over the situation that she went to the third floor, tied a noose around herself and a light fixture, then threw herself out of the window. Mr. Forepaugh was so devastated over her death that he went into a deep depression and eventually shot himself at the nearby railroad tracks. It is said that Mr. Forepaugh and Molly now haunt the mansion. People have claimed to see Molly near the area where she hanged herself. Mr. Forepaugh, on the other hand, has been seen by employees and customers in the dining room area. They say that a nice looking guy just walks through the dining room as if he owns the place.
St. Paul - Hamline University - The music hall upstairs in the "Old Main" building has a portrait of the man the hall was named for. At night he gets out of the painting and wanders the hall, sometimes playing the piano.
St. Paul - Lilydale Caves & Wabasha Street Caves - March 2008 Update: Have been removed. It is not encouraged for anyone to go into the Lilydale Caves or the lesser known ACTUAL Wabasha Caves. See attached links to understand. It's bad to encourage anyone else to go here - especially without knowing the dangers could be fatal. This place is extremely dangerous. Please refer to the 2 links listed for proof of any danger at lest 3 teenagers have died from carbon monoxide poisoning http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2004/04/28_ap_cavedeaths
http://wcco.com/local/St.Paul.caves.2.360190.html - This is very important. There is an embedded video attached to this last article. Watch it. - Anyone going into these caves are very foolish. No trespassing. Signs are posted everywhere.
St. Paul - Lillydale Park - Sightings of white figures. Lots of Paranormal activities such as children screaming. It's a place where many suicides, murders, and rapes took place. Get's pretty windy around the Caves.
St. Paul - Marian Center (Old Mounds Park Hospital) - The Marian Center in St. Paul is a nursing home located in what was once the old Mounds Park Hospital. It was closed as a hospital sometime in the 70's and reopened as a nursing home in the late 80's/early 90's. The story is that an off duty policeman who was working as a security guard was shot and killed as he was getting off the elevator in the basement, which is where the morgue was located. There are four elevators in the building, but if you get on that particular elevator, no matter what direction it is going or what floor you push, it will go straight to the basement, open, and then close again before going to where it's directed. The employee break room is in the basement but is rarely used, as you have to walk past the old morgue to get to it and there are strange noises there at night. There was also a tunnel from the basement leading to the old nurse's dormitory, which was once used for storage. The maintenance men disliked using it because they reported hearing strange noise and lights flickering off and on. The property sits across the street from a group of Indian burial mounds.
St. Paul - Marie Schmidt-Bremer Mansion - Cold spots, an apparition of a woman with brown hair and wearing a long white dress, and the sound of someone climbing the stairs when there is no one around. - March 2008 update/ additional information: The Mansion which is located across from the Schmidt Brewery which Marie’s father, Jacob, started. Her husband Adolph Bremer took over the brewery after Jacob's death. Still researching the haunting aspect - but the location is currently a halfway house for men in recovery.
St. Paul - Minnesota State Capitol -Funny noises come from the second floor and unusual cold air has been felt in the state capitol. There have also been reports of people being locked in room 217. Some say that room 217 was once a judge's office.
St. Paul - The Noose Bar - The building that now houses The Noose Bar (which is over one hundred years old) was the location of a suicide by hanging (hence the name of the bar) on the East side of St. Paul on East 7th Street (formerly Michael's Bar). There have been many occurrences at this location, such as doors being held open, neon signs starting to swing and fall off walls with no one near the sign, but witnessed by people sitting at the bar. Go check it out for yourself.
St. Paul - Oakland Cemetery - A woman haunts the cemetery and has appeared to many people that have frequented the cemetery over the years. She is a woman in her mid twenties with shoulder length brown hair, blue eyes, Caucasian, approx 5'5" to 5'7" in height wearing a long white lacey style dress from about the turn of the century.
St. Paul - Paddelford Packet Boat Company-Jonathan Paddelford - An engine room worker decided to cool off and take a dip in the Mississippi. He climbed the stairs to the top deck and even continued on up to the roof of the pilothouse where he planned to dive into the river. Instead, he slipped and fell off the pilothouse, hit a guardrail, and fell into the river. Hitting the guardrail on the way down paralyzed him and he drown in the river, unable to swim for the surface. Footsteps are heard going up the staircase and up to the roof of the pilothouse. Then a splash in heard. But no one is there.
St. Paul - Revenue bldg. former location at 10 River Park Plaza - Ghostly figures have been seen walking through the aisles or sitting at unoccupied data entry terminals. Tax return batches regularly flew off of the shelves and when investigated, they always had multiple returns of deceased people in the batches. Early morning noises could be heard of lockers being opened and closed. The cause was never found. We were told an electrician died while the building was being constructed.
St. Paul - St. Paul City Hall - Every fall the local media does stories on the sightings and hauntings. Reports that they seen people in 1920's dress walking into the walls. Sounds and voices at night and once when St. Paul Canines were called to investigate the dogs refused to enter the building past the lobby.
St. Paul - St. Paul Hotel - A ghost of a bellboy still tries to make the guest comfortable.
St. Paul - The State Capitol - It has been said that late at night Capitol employees have sited old senators and governors from the 1800s pacing the hallways and walking up and down staircases.
St. Paul - State Office Building on State Capitol Campus - A man is said to haunt the third on floor. A janitor claimed to see him one night while working late. The ghost is believed to be the spirit of James Rice, who died in the office in the fall of 1996.
St. Paul Park - Grey Cloud Island - Unimproved roads surrounding - There are two interesting haunted locations in this area. The first is a small cemetery located about 150 yards off the main highway. On moonlit nights, an indistinct figure can be seen leaning against a gatepost smoking a cigarette. Another figure that can be seen is a translucent motorcyclist riding silently past late night walkers and drivers.
St. Peter - The State Hospital - Most of the area around and in the state hospital has some form of haunting or another (the older buildings, the old grave yard, the underground tunnels & certain areas of the grounds) by former mistreated residence of the establishment or staff who met an untimely death there.
Stillwater - Lumber Barons (hotel/restaurant)- A Confederate military man passed away in a drunken stupor on the second floor S.W. suite. His curious sweat odor is heavy in the air.
Stillwater - Overlook Inn - The spirits of the pervious owners seem to haunt the many hallways of this old Inn.
Taunton - Taunton Cemetery - seen a 12 year old girl sitting in the rocking chair rocking it back and forth next to her grave.
Taylor Falls - The Old Jail Inn - There is a ghostly image of a little boy on the 2nd floor & third floor of the Inn on occasions, and a ghostly image of a woman on the third floor on occasion. There are two buildings involved. The Southern Building is the oldest jail in Minnesota, made with true 2" x 4" boards stacked flat instead of stud walls of today, has original outside wrought iron bar doors & windows (early 1900's it was turned into living quarters for guest). The Northern Building is the Main Inn with three floors. The first floor (Addressed as "The Tunnel") was a funeral home when first opened in the early 1800's. Then the first floor was turned into a haberdashery, and later during the Bootleg Era, the back room opened up to a tunnel that went through a hill to the old trail for distribution (part of the tunnel is used inside, and another section can be seen in the side of the hill to this day). The second floor used to be the living quarters and was used to prepare bodies for the funeral home in the early 1800's (old photos show a sliding door on the North Side where bodies were brought in for preparation, renovation with window is now in that location, but the original wood floor unloading area is still there today - different from the rest of the wood floor on the second floor), later 1800's to be turned into living quarters for guests. The third floor was an old stable added on the second floor in the late 1800's and renovated for guest living quarters.
Thief River Falls - Dead Man's Trail - Dead Man's Trail is an old Indian trail that runs along the river. It's been told that Indians have been seen along the trail, chilly breezes from out of nowhere, and people have mysteriously died years back on that trail. I've heard there is an old cave that had to be closed up and hidden in rocks for reasons unknown. Trails that were used by Indians many years ago can still be seen going across the river, which was much lower back then. When you walk along this trail, you can't help but notice the dead silence.
Two Harbors - Black Woods Bar and Grill - This location was an orphanage in the early 1900s. Legend is that a young orphan girl living there died when she fell down the staircase in the orphanage; that staircase remains in the restaurant today. Staff at the location report frequent occurrences of ghostly phenomena, including voices that don't belong to anyone, dishes falling off counters, and things in the storage room that move themselves from one side of the room to the other.
Vergus - Vergus Trails - it is believed that there are many spirits that hunt people who go through there. Many have died by hitting a tree. There is also a cemetery there where the headstones glow and there are candles there but the flame does not touch the wick.
Warroad - the Wendigo - many people claim to have seen a figure walking along the tree line on the 2 lane highway a night. The figure seems to be wearing a white cloth or robe. It is said that when you see the Wendigo that someone you know will die unexpectedly.
Washington - Oakdale - Carmike Cinemas Oakdale 20 - Many strange sightings have been seen in the projection booth. Workers have reported sightings of two ghosts. One is a young woman with blonde hair that smells of a perfume. A second ghost, named by workers Red Lapels, is said to be a well-dressed man with a red head. Their voices are often heard and the two ghosts are also associated with projector and film problems.
Waverly - Hannah’s grave - Hannah’s grave is a place aut in the country where a little girl got killed by being hung on a windmill. if you drive by your car will die, your headlights will go on or off during the night, radio stations don't come in and cell phones don't get service. it could be the calmest night and the windmill would be spinning wildly or the windiest and it wouldn't be moving at all. it also spins the opposite way of the wind.
Waseca - Shuckes - This is the farm that lived a family that was murdered. There was a family of three children. You can see them running through the fields and the girls can be seen running down the road. You can't always drive out of the drive with your tires all full until you hit the main road.
White Bear Lake - Central Middle School - Students say they have seen a girl ghost walking in and out of the girls bathroom stall. And when you turn on the girl’s bathroom sinks you here a girl screaming.
White Bear Lake - White Bear Lake High School South Campus - The three apparitions are often seen on the field throwing the football around after games. They are also accredited with many high school pranks that go on at the school. They are friendly spirits, not really causing any harm, just pulling pranks that any high school kid would attempt.
White Bear Lake - Willow Lane Elementary - There are two hauntings at this school one is two boys have spotted a figure in black running along the side woods of there schools swamp and as this was happening a little girl was screaming. Another incident that happened a boy that went to this school was murdered and on the last day of school a group of kids flashed there cameras in the bathroom because the lights were out and a figure of a little boy was standing there..
Willmar - Sibley State Park - Timberlake Road - women's children were killed in her house many years ago while she was gone. She came back to discover that they were all dead. She then hung her self. She haunts Timberlake Road looking for the killer. Her house was strangely burnt down a couple years ago. There’s been many sightings red eyes in the forest, screams, dogs barking and the barking getting closer and closer to you, moans from the women, and strange shadows. In the winter there are many piles of dead rats. There is a cemetery on the same road where she was said to be buried. Children have been seen in the cemetery. Many people in Willmar and new London / Spicer know the stories and have seen it for themselves.
Winsted - Hannah's Grave - The story says that a woman named Hannah went crazy and killed her entire family. Afterward she felt so bad about it that she hung herself from a windmill. There were three windmills at her house and she hung herself from the middle one. Now whenever the wind is blowing the windmill in the middle blows the opposite way.
Winona - St. Mary's College - Heffron Hall - Bishop Heffron was killed by Father Lesches back in 1915. Heffron Hall was built in honor of Bishop Heffron. To this day, it is said to be haunted by Father Lesches. He has been seen several times on the 3rd and4th Floors.
Winona - W-K school - All of W-K is haunted, but the most haunted places is one of the forth grade classrooms. In this particular classroom a bunch of weird thing happen like, things get moved when no one was there, weird noises in the vents, and things fall when no one touches them. The students that went there before are happy to get away from the ghost of W-K.
Winona - Winona State College - Lourdes Hall - 3rd floor - Every one knows about the ghost on the 4th floor at Lourdes but the third floor is also haunted. People have had things taken off the wall, pictures knocked over and turned around, and posters moved from their hanging position and moved to the other side of the room on the floor. Doors will close and lock by themselves and you can hear people in the halls when no one is there
Winona - Winona State College - Lourdes Hall - 4th floor- The fourth floor used to be an infirmary for the nuns that lived there. Many people died up here and you can still hear many of them walking, crying, or just trying to talk to you. It is rather chilling, especially if you have lived there!!!!
Winona - Winona State College - Richards Hall - a room is haunted by the ghost of a student who hung himself in his closet in 1978. He is often seen brushing past residents of the room, or walking around in the middle of the night.
Winona - YMCA - Everyone that has been inside of the YMCA at night agrees that it is haunted! Everyone says that it is haunted by an old janitor that loved his job and cared about everyone there. If you are inside the YMCA at night and you be very quite, sometimes you can here doors opening and a garbage can squeaking through the halls when no one else is there.
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