Giant pumpkin wins the world record
Published 10/22/2010, The Jamestown Sun
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (AP) — Guinness World Records has confirmed that a massive pumpkin grown in Wisconsin is officially the world’s heaviest. The gourd grown this year by Chris Stevens of New Richmond tips the scales at 1,810.5 pounds. That’s 85 pounds heavier than the previous record, a 1,725-pound pumpkin grown last year in Ohio.Word count: 114
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