October 30, 2012 in DL-Online
They’re kind of a big deal. Tipping the scales at 600, 700, even 800-plus pounds, the giant pumpkins at this year’s Weigh-Off at the Ottertail Pumpkin Festival are not your average jack-o-lanterns. Continue Reading
October 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
There may be a few more Jack-O-Lanterns smiles this year as many Minnesota and North Dakota pumpkin farmers say the crop has been extra fruitful, enough for at least some Minnesota growers to ship pumpkins out-of-state. Continue Reading
September 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Fall is finally here, arriving sometime Saturday.
And appropriately, it was accompanied by the season’s first hard frost Sunday morning, although the leaves have been changing color, and we’ve been experiencing cool, crisp weather for a couple of weeks. Continue Reading
September 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic
“Ready for Pumpkins,” by Kate Duke, features Hercules the guinea pig who lives in Miss MacGuffey’s first grade classroom. “It’s a good life,” Herky explains.
October 21, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Mitchell Area Disability Support Group’s pumpkin decorating and Halloween party will start at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, at Greenridge Apartments Community Room, 1500 N. Kimball, Mitchell.
October 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Authorities say about 50 people were evacuated from part of a Bismarck pumpkin farm after fire broke out in some hay bales. Continue Reading
October 13, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
Third-graders at Salem Hills Elementary School in Inver Grove Heights, Minn., nursed seedlings into producing a handful of pumpkins they were excited to harvest this fall. The kids even named one of them Pump.
But this month, thieves nabbed all of their pumpkins — including Pump.
October 10, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe
Grandpa’s Fun Farm provides family friendly entertainment
for the community
WORTHINGTON As temperatures soared into the 80s Saturday, parents seeking good old-fashioned fun on the farm for the kids headed to Grandpa’s Fun Farm, where families could play games, navigate a corn maze, launch pumpkins with a trebuchet and meet friendly goats and calves.
October 1, 2010 in INFORUM
It’s the Great Pumpkin Comeback, Charlie BrownThe good news: The Great Pumpkin Shortage may be over.
The bad news: It will be a while until solid-pack pumpkin again packs grocery stores. Continue Reading