Is there anything better than raising a giant pumpkin with a crane and then letting it drop to watch it smash to pieces?
No, Stillwater, there isn’t.
Over the weekend, Stillwater was ground zero for pumpkin-smashing, the Stillwater Current says.
Each weighed over 1,000 pounds.
The events were part of Stillwater’s Harvest Fest.
Related: Autumn in Faribault (Minnesota Prairie Roots)
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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