Gourds ready to be sold at this weekend's Pumpkin Festival

October 7, 2010 | 9:57 p.m. CDT
Boxes of gourds sit outside at Hackman Farms in Hartsburg on Thursday. The gourds will be sold over the weekend during Hartsburg's 19th annual Pumpkin Festival. Jo Hackman, a member of the festival's Board of Directors, said that the year's pumpkin crop was hurt by all the rain, as standing water causes pumpkins to rot.

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