Extent of damage starts to sink in
WADENA, Minn. - When Maria Marthaler emerged from her basement and looked out her blown-out picture window after Thursday's tornado, she couldn't believe what she saw.
"All I could say was, 'Oh my God,' " Marthaler said Sunday as she and her family began the cleanup at their southwest Wadena home.
The extent of the damage to this neighborhood was still sinking in with many homeowners Sunday as law enforcement relaxed restrictions on this hard-hit area of town.
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