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Wadena blood drive


Bloodmobile collected in Wadena

WADENA — The Red Cross Bloodmobile was recently at the VFW No. 3922, 213 First St. SE, Wadena. One hundred seven units were received one day with a goal of 98. Sixty-seven units were derived the second day with a goal of 60. So with goals of 158, 174 units were received, including Double Red Blood Cells. Those receiving Gallon Pins were: 7 gallons - Kyle Gylsen; 4 gallons - Matthew Piper and Matthew Quaal; and 3 gallons, Ken Derby.

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