Ghosts

Episode 93: Is This Former Iowa Mortuary Now a Haunted Radio Station?

The Rock and Roll Mansion in Davenport, Iowa, is a former mortuary that’s been converted into the current home of many popular local radio stations. Employees over the years swear they have experienced everything from phantom footsteps to full apparitions. Do some spirits remain after their funeral was held in the building?   Sources Entertains …

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Episode 92: Did Dr. William Stoecks Keep His Routine After His Death?

Dr. William Stoecks was a dedicated physician and surgeon, treating countless people throughout his career. He died in 1961. But did he stay in his former home and interact with the college fraternity who bought it?   Sources Arpy, Jim. A Ghost Chaser Unravels the Mystery of Davenport’s ‘Haunted House.’ The Times-Democrat, 5/11/1972 Sheridan, Joe. …

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Did Dr. William Stoecks Keep His Routine After His Death?

Davenport, Iowa, has played host to several strange events over its long existence, but certainly one of the strangest took place in 1919. In March of that year, a 41-year-old doctor named William A. Stoecks was working on the third floor of one of the city’s hospitals, Mercy Hospital. As he went about his business, …

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Episode 61: Does Bessie Moore Haunt Wepp’s Tavern After Her Murder?

Shortly before Christmas 1946, 35-year-old Bessie Moore trip to bake cookies with a friend ended in tragedy. The events of that December day still echo 75-years later.     Sources Conduct Search for Slayer Here. La Crosse Tribune, 12/18/1946, p.1 Love Theory Enters Murder of Waitress in La Crosse. The Journal Times, 12/19/1946 Still Seeking …

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