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Frightmare Farm will be open to the public Fridays and Saturdays, October 25-26 and November 1-2 from 7 to 11 p.m. Admission is $10. The haunted barn is located at 5448 Prairie Road Northeast, Carlos. Directions: From Alexandria, take Highway 29 north five miles, then turn right on Prairie Road. Go a quarter mile to the barn on the right directly after railroad tracks. (Jessica Sly/Echo Press)

A night of fright

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From realtor to real scary, one Alexandria resident is taking Halloween haunting into her own hands. Kari Wilde, who has been in the real estate business for about 20 years, and her family recently converted their barn into a haunted house for the public. They call it Frightmare Farm.


Now in its second year at their new Alexandria residence, Frightmare Farm is “guaranteed to scare the ‘yell’ out of you.”

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Jessica Sly
Jessica Sly has been working as a content writer at the Echo Press since May 2012, contributing, proofreading and editing content for both the Echo and Osakis Review. A Wadena native, she graduated from Verndale High School in 2009 and worked that summer at the Wadena Pioneer Journal as an intern reporter. She attended Northwestern College in St. Paul (now the University of Northwestern - St. Paul), where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in writing and a minor in Bible. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano (and learning the violin), reading, writing novels, going to the movies, and exploring Alexandria.
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