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Daggett Brook Township resident Jimmy Lee’s hands are filled with 2.5-inch diame

Now white stuff is hail

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Jimmy Lee, a Daggett Brook Township resident, had a rude awakening Tuesday morning.

About 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, a small but powerful thunderstorm passed over his home at Crow Wing County Road 2 and Highway 25, dropping hail as big as 2.5 inches in diameter.

The sound of the hail battering his house woke Lee and his wife. The impact of the hail on the soft ground was strong enough to leave holes behind, he said.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with Causecast.org — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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