Weather Forecast


Wadena Proves a Great Minnesota Still Exists


By Wayne Wolden

Wadena Mayor

This past Sunday, June 17, marked the two year anniversary of the EF4 tornado that ravaged the city of Wadena—damaging over 400 homes, 20 businesses, the community center, ice arena, and our high school. Over many months, hundreds of Minnesotans helped us clear the debris, attend to our loved ones, and cope from this natural disaster. They donated their time, talent, and resources toward our recovery. For that, we remain eternally grateful.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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