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BRIAN HANSEL/WADENA PIONEER JOURNAL Thursday's tornado left a solid path of destruction up 7th Street Southwest in Wadena.

Wadena in ruins

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'Devastating' is the most commonly used word to describe the first-hand accounts of the tornado that ripped through Wadena Thursday, and the disaster it left behind.


"The area where the tornado went through was devastated," describes Becker County Deputy Dan Skoog. "I've never seen anything like it myself. I've seen pictures, and truly, it's the worst I've ever seen."

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