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Paranormal author to identify Minnesota hauntings

The Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation are presenting a haunting program in anticipation of Halloween. Author Chad Lewis will present the Most Haunted Locations of Minnesota, where he will discuss his adventures as a paranormal researcher and his book, The Minnesota Road Guide to Haunted Locations, on Monday, October 29 at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room, Alexandria.

Lewis is a paranormal researcher and author for Unexplained Research LLC. holds a Master of Science degree in applied psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. He has been featured in hundreds of radio interviews, TV appearances and newspaper articles.

From tracking vampires in Transylvania and chasing the chupacabras in Puerto Rico, to searching for the elusive monster in Loch Ness and pursuing ghosts in Ireland's castles, Lewis brings more than 18 years of research experience to his presentations.

This presentation will take the audience on a ghostly journey to some of the most haunted places in Minnesota. It covers the entire state from wandering ghosts in the North Woods to the haunted bread and breakfast in Wabasha.

Complete with photos, case histories, eyewitness accounts, ghost lore and directions, this presentation will encourage the audience to visit these places for their own ghost story.

It will show people where to go to see possessed statues come to life, pick up a phantom hitchhiker, encounter a hellhound, come face to face with dead gangsters or have their cars pushed by spirits.

This program is free of charge and open to all ages. The fundraising efforts of the Friends of the Library provided for this program.