It's jack-o'-lantern time again
Gutting pumpkins and jabbing them a thousand times or so with a pick may not sound like fun.
But to volunteers who provide essential support to Red Wing's master pumpkin carver, Bill Habedank, the rewards are plentiful.
"I like to see the people, their expressions" as they stop and admire the glowing jack-o'-lanterns, said Peter Jacobs, a neighbor who has been scooping and "patterning" for a few years now.
"It's fun," he said. "We do everything but the carving."