Ely Man's Giant Pumpkin Earns 2nd Place

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Credit: Dan MacCoy

Ely Man's Giant Pumpkin Earns 2nd Place

October 2, 2012 Updated Oct 21, 2013 at 3:07 PM CST

Delano, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - An Ely man with a hefty pumpkin has something to brag about.

Dan MacCoy took 2nd in a weekend contest with his gigantic gourd weighing in just three pounds shy of 1,200 pounds.

He was one of 17 contestants in the Apple Jack Orchards Giant Pumpkin Weigh off in Delano.

The first place winner's pride and joy weighed in at 1,294 pounds.

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