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Doug Schoenfelder, of rural Dimock, was one of many area farmers whose crops were damaged by a powerful hailstorm last Saturday. Winds also tore the roof from a new hog facility, shown in the background. (Ross Dolan/Republic)

Dimock area recovering from storm

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DIMOCK -- Damages from Saturday's hailstorm are still being tallied, but for farmers like Doug Schoenfelder, 52, who lives at 40857 271st St, in rural Dimock, the weekend was one to remember — and forget.


In just minutes last weekend, 9 foot-high acres of corn were shredded, and soybeans were pulverized.

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