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The Rev. Carol Carroll and her son, Russell Staton Jr., stand in front of the freshly painted Miracle Mansion in Wadena on Monday.

A new look for the old mansion

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A firm foundation and a fresh coat of white paint are the latest renovations to the old Merickel home on Second Street now called the Miracle Mansion. The Rev. Carol Carroll sees the changes as nothing less than miraculous.


"All I want to do is point to the mansion and say look what the Lord had done!" Carroll said.

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