Wander Minnesota: Halloween WeekendHalloween is almost here, and there's plenty going on. Let's take a look at a sampling of Halloween events around the state. Friday night is Haunted High Ropes at the Eagles Bluff Environmental Center near Lanesboro. Go trick-or-treating on the high ropes course—and watch out for ghosts and skeletons along the way.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's hard not to be Working for the Weekend with such an exciting weekend ahead. It's Halloween, with so many spooky activities. Plus we have an extra hour to enjoy them as we fall back an hour.
DPS, Red Cross Offer Tips For A Safe, Fun HalloweenHalloween is one of the spookiest days of the year, and not just because of the costumes. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, twice as many kids are killed as pedestrians by cars on Halloween than any other day of the year.
Good Question: Why Do We Go Trick-Or-Treating?Halloween is just a few days away, and it is estimated that more than 41 million kids will go trick-or-treating this year. More than $2 billion will be spent on candy in the U.S., from Snickers, to Kit Kats, to Three Musketeers.
Cooking With WCCO: 3 Spooky Halloween DessertsHalloween is all about family time: carving pumpkins together, decorating the front porch, and picking out a great costume. Chef Ashley Mendel from Le Cordon Bleu culinary school says it’s also a great time for cooking together. She shared three easy recipes for Halloween treats in this week's Cooking with WCCO from the Cambria Studio Kitchen in Minneapolis.
Get Movin' Monday: Crafty DIY Ideas For HalloweenHalloween is now less than a week away. Do you have everything ready for your party? If not, Aimee Page from Jo-Ann Fabrics is Getting Us Movin' this morning with crafty ideas you can do all on your own.
Best Neighborhoods To Trick-Or-Treat In MinnesotaFind the best places for trick-or-treat in Minnesota.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Pumpkin Patch In MinnesotaWhether it's carving, cooking or just decorating, pumpkins are a staple of life in the fall. They can be hundreds of pounds, or just the size of an apple. But where's the best place to get one?
Ask An Expert: Trendy Halloween CostumesDon't scare your friends by wearing last year's costume trends!
Finding Minnesota: Scarecrow Festival At Emma Krumbee'sScarecrows might not always be effective at keeping birds away, but for one Minnesota business, they've been effective at drawing humans in.
'Teal Pumpkin Project' Eases Fears For Children With Allergies On HalloweenPeople came together in Maple Grove Saturday to spread the word about the "Teal Pumpkin Project." Homes that display a teal pumpkin outside on Halloween signals that it's allergy friendly.
Best Pumpkin Patches In MinnesotaPick your own pumpkin this year in one of Minnesota's best patches.
Freaky Friday: The Haunted Barn in MaplewoodThe Ramsey County Poor Farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1918 on White Bear Avenue in Maplewood. Some of the original structures included a nursing home and cattle barn. The barn could fit up to 75 cows and was a full production dairy farm at one point.
Get Spooked Down In Shakopee At The Trail Of TerrorThis is Halloween, everybody scream! Halloween is the spookiest holiday of the year, and it's right around the corner. There are plenty of events around the Twin Cities to get your skin crawling, so WCCO decided to check some out.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Haunted Hayride In MinnesotaMaybe one of the reasons Dead End Hayride was voted Best of Minnesota is the care they take with their clients. "Our customer service is top notch," show manager Brent Faymoville said. In fact, if you need anything, anything at all, just give a scream.