This week, we take a trip to the Gopher State on the hunt of many a strange tale in the company of our good friend Chad Lewis.

Minnesota it seems, is a little shy when it comes to promoting some of its scarier residents, which may come as a suprise for a state which is home to Anoka, the Halloween capital of the world!

Yet, as always, Chad’s dug into the hisory and lore to uncover a fantastic collection of paranormal accouns covering everything from haunted hotels and the mischievous spirits that lurk around every corner to Lake Monsters and the deadly Wendigo which still spreads fear to many who even dare not speak its name.

Add a long history of UFO sightings, including one of the few encounters that actually left physical evidence and a tragic tale of vampire who was thought to be returning from the grave and you’ll be amazed you don’t these accounts.

Thank you to Chad as always for his time and conversation.

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