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Josh Gravley, from Home Builders Construction, says his crews will be busy re-shingling roofs until next summer in northern Kandiyohi County because of damage caused by the Aug. 6 hail storm. He was supervising a job Wednesday in New London, where nearly 100 permits have been obtained for storm-related repairs. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Half of all homes in New London will have new shingles and roof repairs because of extensive hail damage

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NEW LONDON — Nearly two months after a hard-hitting hail storm pounded northern Kandiyohi County, contractors are still busy repairing residential and commercial buildings, and the work likely won’t be completed until next summer.

It’s expected that more than half of all the homes in the city of New London will have new shingles and roof repairs because of the extensive hail damage that took place Aug. 6, said Jim Solheid, New London building inspector.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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