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A new haunted attraction

Story By Kyle Pozorski
Local News Published 10/10/2021 9:35AM, Last Updated 10/10/2021 5:34PM
Forest County - Halloween is a scary time of year, but put that against the backdrop of some woods and you've got the perfect ingredients for a spooky night here in Forest County. There's a new haunted trail just west of Crandon, giving scares to people throughout the month of October. 

"Most people, they do the last weekend, but we feel that some people can't make it every week and every weekend, so therefore we want to provide something on the weekends for the community and everybody to do on their schedule," said Darrell Ward, manager at Northwoods Wreaths. 

Ward, Tanner Peterson, and David Belland have tirelessly worked to create The Valley of Fright, which they hope provides something fun and different for locals to enjoy.

"Well, I'm hoping that it brings back to the community and also, you know, outside of the community that they ought to come and see what we're doing and bring business back to the community," said Ward. 

Ward says that Northwoods Wreaths created the haunted trail for fun, but also to give thanks to fallen veterans. "For every ticket sold at the Valley of Fright we will make a 24-inch wreath for one of our fallen veterans," said Ward. 

Northwoods Wreaths plans to distribute the wreaths come December. Ward says with success of this year so far, he plans to continue The Valley of Fright in years to come. 

"I plan to keep coming back each year and making it bigger, the best I can. We want to keep it going." 
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