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Wadena seeks aid as tornado forces out residents, businesses

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ST. PAUL -- Wadena is losing residents and businesses, city leaders told a Minnesota Senate committee Monday night in seeking state aid to rebuild facilities lost in a 2010 tornado.


"We have been planning for 21 months," Mayor Wayne Wolden told members of the Senate committee that recommends public works project funding. "This is the time to complete this."

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.