Haunted Places

Ghosts don't take a holiday, so we thought we'd give you a list of some places around the Midwest that are haunted year round. These are real locations where people have reported experiencing paranormal activity*

Haunted Places in Minnesota

  • Winona State University

  • Winona, Minnesota,
  • Is said to be haunted by anonymous specters, especially in Lourdes and Richards Hall. Other paranormal reports include pictures getting knocked off walls and moved around by themselves, doors opening and closing by themselves as well as apparitional people walking through the halls when no one is in site.
  • Moorhead Train Tracks

  • Moorhead, Minnesota
  • Homeless men reported seeing a woman with red eyes walking towards them along the train tracks. Thought to be the ghost of a woman who tried to jump onto a train and failed. Her body was dragged by the train through town.
  • Palmer House Hotel

  • Sauk Center, Minnesota
  • Reported to be haunted by children and numerous negative entities.

Haunted Places in North Dakota

  • NDSU Minard Hall

  • Fargo, North Dakota
  • In the 1920s two people were found dead in the 4th floor attic room which was a dance studio. The room has since been closed off because of unstable floor boards.
  • Yunker Farm – Children’s Museum

  • Fargo, North Dakota
  • There is a ghost there people have named “Vanessa” after the mother of the family that used to live there. The 2nd story terrace often becomes unlocked by itself.
  • Trollwood Park

  • Fargo, North Dakota
  • The park has had numerous reports of ghosts. It was discovered to have been built on top of an old cemetery. You can see three locations, now marked by small stone monuments, where people were/are still buried.
  • West Fargo High School

  • West Fargo, North Dakota
  • “Rupert” haunts the auditorium and is thought to be the ghost of a janitor who fell from the lighting equipment in the early 80s. The lights and sound malfunction when no one is around the controls.
  • West Fargo Middle School

  • West Fargo, North Dakota
  • Late at night you can hear crying in the girls locker room. Also there have been reports of lights turning on an off by themselves and lockers opening and slamming shut.

*The information from this list of reportedly haunted locations has not been substantiated, the material on this page is intended for entertainment purposes only.