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Men forge bond at local repair shop

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Tornados have stimulated the local economy.

Aside from the obvious, shingles, building materials and logging, a vital sector of Hubbard County is in dire need of repair - its boats.


Enter Izzy and Shawn Mahowald. The father-son welding team has a yard full of boats, awning supports, lifts and aluminum pieces unrecognizable as marine parts in their twisted condition. They've come to the men courtesy of three tornados and countless wind storms.

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