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Flood strikes Wadena area; residents seek relief

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By Bruce Haugen, Forum News Service

Four years after the EF$ tornado, the southwest side of Wadena experienced a different sort of natural disaster last weekend – flooding.


Officials don’t have an accurate estimate of how many basements became swamped after about five inches fell on the already saturated soil in just a few hours early Friday morning, but the damage from the rain water and sewage backup is significant and next to none of it will be covered by insurance.

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