For nearly a year Dan Wiswell imagined haunted spirits circling his Anoka home. Last week he was named winner of the 2013 Anoka Halloween/US Bank House Decorating contest.
Tombstones rest on hallowed lawns. Witches shriek in the night sky and bloodthirsty vampires search for hapless wanderers while a pumpkin king reigns over a field of rotting corn stalks.
The pedestrian underpass below Main Street at the Rum River Bridge will be open two Saturdays this month for Anoka Halloween celebrations.