Editor's note: In the spirit of Halloween, we’ve assembled three of Prior Lake’s spookier bits of folklore - from haunted history to mistaken close encounters of the fourth kind to a real ghost story from a Prior Lake resident.

Ghosts of the past


Hannah Jones is a Prior Lake American reporter who loves revealing the hidden worlds within a community, like trash collection and school board happenings. She is quiet, creative and unabashedly nerdy. She also likes to run, bake and watch James Bond.