This will be a story he can pass down through his family for generations. It is true that a man just floated the Missouri River and in the process also happened to set a world record that's not likely to be broken.
Illinois is without a doubt the king of pumpkin production, but one place in Illinois is responsible for our state having that title, and that's the town of Morton, Illinois, where they call their home the "Pumpkin Capital Of The World."
What does Illinois do better than any other state in the US? And What does Illinois do worst than any other state in the US? One website set out to answer these questions, and in my opinion, they came up with some decent answers.