Halloween
The 150-piece bag of candy we bought from CostCo about a week prior to Halloween seemed like a good purchase at the time. Buying in bulk appeared to make sense; it was cost-effective, and we wouldn’t have to worry about running out of candy, like we almost did last year when we got 50-plus trick-o...Read More
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Kids dressed as ghouls, ghosts, goblins and all other sorts of monsters and fanciful creatures will be traversing streets on Halloween night, and they might get a fright from these spooky, creative area displays.  Photos by Derrick Knutson  ...Read More
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It’s not every day a baby is born on the Interstate 35 southbound on-ramp at North Branch. But that’s exactly what happened on Halloween morning when two Lakes Region EMS personnel helped deliver a baby girl in the back of their ambulance. Paramedic Kirk Winkelman and emergency medical technicia...Read More
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There comes a time in every child’s life when they still want 40 pounds of candy stuffed into an oversized pillowcase on Halloween night, but they don’t want mom and dad chaperoning them around a few neighborhoods to bring home the haul. I was about 11 or 12 when I decided I was too cool [...]...Read More
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If the forecast for Halloween night is correct, it looks like it might be a bit brisk for the costumed kiddos going door to door in search of copious amounts of candy. You know what I say to those concerned about the cold? Quit being a bunch of whiners. Here comes an “In my day [...]...Read More
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