Saturday, October 21st, 2006
Photo by Shelley Grieshop
Warren Menchhofer helps South Adams Elementary first-grader Gavin Newman choose a pie pumpkin in a field at Menchhofer Fall Markets on Wabash Road in rural Coldwater. Pumpkin harvests locally and statewide were diminished this year due to a variety of reasons including an overly-wet planting season and rodent problems.
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COLDWATER - Soggy fields, rodents and fungi have made finding the perfect pumpkin for a jack-o-lantern a little more difficult this fall. The state of Ohio - ranking third in the nation last year for the largest pumpkin crop - . . .
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