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Wadena after the tornado

19 businesses, 3 non-profits hit by storm in Wadena

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Wadena Economic Development Director Dean Uselman reported 19 businesses and three non-profit organizations suffered minor to complete damage in the June 17 tornado.


Uselman presented the list to the Wadena City Council, along with a damage assessment on each.

• Wadena Hide and Fur, major structural damage

• Merickel Lumber, lost five buildings and some inventory, sign, minor damage to main building

• Hwy. 10 West Car Wash, major damage to the building

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