Flood strikes Wadena area; residents seek relief
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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