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Rural Spicer man sets new state record for biggest pumpkin

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SPICER -- The biggest pumpkin on record in the state of Minnesota was grown in a small pumpkin patch in rural Spicer.

Chad Revier set the new state record Saturday during the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth pumpkin contest in Stillwater.

His prize-winner weighed in at 1,428 pounds -- well over the previous state record of 1,258.

"It was pretty exciting," Revier said.

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