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Wander Minnesota: Halloween Minus The Scares

Halloween is almost here. There are tons of scary things to do for older Halloween fans. But where you can take the little, more easily scared ones? The Minnesota Zoo offers HallZooween throughout October, with daily events like a Halloween Mythbusters scavenger hunt.

10/15/2014

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Minneapolis Prepares For The 10th Annual Zombie Pub Crawl

The dead come alive in downtown Minneapolis Saturday night with one of the biggest Halloween celebrations in the entire country, the Zombie Pub Crawl. Now in its 10th year, the Zombie Pub Crawl has turned into more than a costume party.

10/11/2014

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Tips On Safely Trick Or Treating This Halloween

Keep your kids safe this Halloween night by going over some trick-or-treating safety tips with them.

10/07/2014

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Five Creepy Historical Sites In The Midwest

Looking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.

10/07/2014

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Expect To See A Lot Of Disney Characters This Halloween

Sometimes the scariest thing about Halloween isn’t Halloween at all. It’s the cost of those costumes. Americans will spend about $7.5 billion on tricks and treats, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). Most people will spend around $78, with most of it going towards a costume.

10/06/2014

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Top 10 Spooky Songs – Monster Edition

In honor of this haunting holiday, our sister station 104.1 JACK-FM decided to put together a list of the top spooky songs that pertain to one subset of frightening characters – monsters. While these may not send a chill down your spine on fear factor alone, they may out of pure enjoyment.

10/06/2014

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Best Trendy Halloween Costumes Of 2014

Need some inspiration for this season’s Halloween costume? Check out these trendy Halloween costumes inspired by pop culture.

10/06/2014

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Halloween Inspired Treats To Make At Home

Get creative in the kitchen this Halloween. These fun recipes are sure to be a hit at your next Halloween party or other spooky event.

10/06/2014

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How To Make DIY Halloween Masks

Use everyday materials to design your own Halloween masks in just a few hours.

10/03/2014

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Set Up A Haunted Maze In Your Own Backyard

Your own backyard is the perfect setting for a creepy haunted maze that will give your friends a delightful fright.

10/03/2014

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5 Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies To Watch This October

Don’t leave the kids out of all your Halloween fun. Here are five fun Halloween flicks that the whole family can enjoy together.

10/03/2014

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Best Creative Couples Costumes For Adults

Want the world to know you two are tight as Batman and Robin? Check out these dynamic duo, Halloween twosomes.

10/03/2014

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Classic Halloween Villain Costumes For Kids

Let your kids plot world domination this Halloween with these classic villain costumes.

10/03/2014

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What Are This Year’s Top Halloween Costumes?

It’s the first day of October, which means Halloween is now just around the corner. Don’t have a costume idea yet? Not to worry — a recent ranking just released may be able to help.

10/01/2014

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Top Spooky Vacation Destinations For Halloween

Make plans this Halloween to take a vacation and visit some of the spookiest destinations in the country. Many of these areas have a tragic past, which adds to the chances of them being haunted and creating a spooky feeling among those who tour the area.

09/30/2014

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ValleyScare Returns With Candy And Thrills

ValleyScare is back again this year and officially kicks off Saturday.

09/20/2014

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Hanging Halloween Display Offends, Prompts Community Discussion

A yard display meant to capture the spirit of Halloween ended up offending many in a St. Paul neighborhood. The display featured two mannequins hanging from nooses. The full-sized mannequins had black bags over their heads.

11/01/2013

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WCCO Viewers Halloween Costumes

A collection of this year’s Halloween costumes from WCCO viewers. Happy Halloween!

10/31/2013

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Landscape Arboretum Hosting ‘Ar-Boo-Retum’ Halloween

Little ghosts and goblins are taking over the University of Minnesota’s Arboretum in Chaska this Halloween. The “Ar -BOO-retum” event will provide a safe, family friendly way to enjoy a day of Halloween fun for families and children.

10/31/2013

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Governor’s Mansion Is Halloween Destination

St. Paul’s Summit Avenue will definitely be in the Halloween spirit Thursday evening during the annual candy giveaway at the Governor’s Mansion. Gov. Mark Dayton will not be there, but volunteers will be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters. Kids decked out in costume can get bite-sized Pearson’s Salted Nut Rolls or a mini pumpkin to take home. The event runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday night at 1006 Summit Ave.

10/31/2013

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Paranormal Team Searches Twin Cities Homes For Ghosts

Halloween is a night for fright, but what if you spend every day of the year convinced your home is haunted? The Twin Cities Paranormal Society gets dozens of requests to investigate so-called “haunted houses.”

10/31/2013

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Doctor: How To Address Obesity & Halloween Candy

Halloween is on Thursday, and while many of us are stocking up on candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters, a woman in Fargo is planning to hand out a controversial letter.

10/30/2013

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Movie Blog: Horrific Local Screenings For Halloween

If you’re looking to get your guts turned inside out with fear leading up to Halloween, there are a few options around town you can take advantage of. (Also, if you’d rather stay home and get scared, I have a few suggestions for films to rent both old and new.)

10/30/2013

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N.D. Woman To Give ‘Obese’ Kids Advice, Not Halloween Candy

A Fargo, N.D. woman is at the center of controversy after vowing to hand not Halloween candy but instead letters to children she deems “overweight,” warning them about their health.

10/30/2013

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