U of M, Crookston to Scare up Some Halloween Fun and Fright at "Haunted Red River Cemetery" event on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, from 6-10 p.m.

Students and staff at the University of Minnesota, Crookston will do their best to frighten 
those who attend the "Haunted Red River Cemetery," a walk-through spooky cemetery scare event on Halloween, Wednesday, October 31, 2012, from 6 to 10 p.m. The cost to attend is $2 for students who have an I.D. and $4 for all others. Bring a non-perishable food item and admission will be reduced by half. 

The event, open to the public and suitable for kids ages 8 and older, will take place on campus on the grounds just north of Centennial Hall, directly east of the main entrance to the campus.  "Scare actors" will be located throughout the trail, but they will be directed not to touch anyone.

Event parking will be in Parking Lot G near Kiehle Building.  

All monetary proceeds will go to support the Crookston Humane Society. The event is sponsored and staffed by the Office of Residential Life and Security Services.  

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 26 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and 39 concentrations on campus--as well as 10 degrees online--in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.

Contact: Jen Schoenecker, residential life, 218-281-8536 (schoe315@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)