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Effects of Wadena tornado felt in hunting land
With the demolition of the Wadena-Deer Creek School last month, it's hard to forget the tornado that swept through the area last June. In fact, the tornado is still being felt in less obvious ways, like in Ken Maki's ruined hunting land north of New York Mills. The land, which was...
December 10, 2010 - 8:11am
November 29, 2010
PDS: A Particularly Dangerous Situation
June 17 was a day that brought an adrenaline rush and devastating human impact for storm chasers and weather spotters in the area. The "Storm...
November 29, 2010 - 9:49am
November 21, 2010
A bittersweet morning at Wadena-Deer Creek Schools
Wadena-Deer Creek School will remember Nov. 15 as a day of cheers and tears. At 8:30 a.m. on Monday, students, staff and the community members gathered at the northwest corner of the former high school site for an informal program to commemorate the start of the school's demolition....
November 21, 2010 - 8:10am
October 19, 2010
Lawmakers approve flood, tornado relief -- including more than $6 million for Wadena area
ST. PAUL -- State disaster relief is on its way to flood- and tornado-damaged communities, but officials said they may be back for more help next year. Minnesota legislators unanimously approved $80 million in disaster relief during a brief special session Monday, with most heading...
October 19, 2010 - 8:37am
October 11, 2010
WDC school settles tornado losses at $40 million
Wednesday was a big day in the history of Wadena-Deer Creek School District as board chairwoman Ann Pate signed a settlement resolution with Riverport Insurance Services in the office of Minnesota state attorney general Lori Swanson. The $40,861,324 settlement has been four months...
October 11, 2010 - 10:01am
August 27, 2010
Franken tours damage, vows D.C. help for city
"What I see here is an incredible spirit.
August 27, 2010 - 10:21am
August 4, 2010
More than half of tornado victims may have PTSD
Two groups of people are likely to develop symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from the June 17 tornado: directly affected Wadena area residents and the indirectly affected volunteers and workers helping them, according to Jim Kraemer of the Neighborhood Counseling Center...
August 4, 2010 - 9:17am
Wadena curfew lifted, but police presence stays
The 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew in tornado-stricken areas of Wadena is over. Does that mean everything is back to normal? "Well, it's far from normal," Wadena Police Chief Bruce Uselman said. Uselman said despite the curfew going away, there will still be a lot of extra officers on...
July 4, 2010 - 2:14pm
July 3, 2010
Photograph travels from Deer Creek to Cass Lake during Wadena tornado
This picture is worth much more than a thousand words. A photograph of a farm in Deer Creek apparently blew from its home to a rural Cass Lake...
July 3, 2010 - 8:30pm
July 1, 2010
Photo travels from Deer Creek to Cass Lake during Wadena tornado
BEMIDJI - This picture is worth much more than a thousand words. A photograph of a farm in Deer Creek, Minn., apparently blew from its home...
July 1, 2010 - 10:57am
'Riding a wave of support': Volunteers help clean up Wadena after tornado
July 1, 2010 - 10:44am
June 25, 2010
Waffle cones for Wadena: M State helps fund-raise
Anthony St. Clair, 10, gets some sprinkles for his waffle cone sundae at the Detroit Lakes campus of the Minnesota State Community and Technical...
Detroit Lakes / News
June 25, 2010 - 2:18pm
Storm causes flooding in tornado-ravaged Wadena
A storm with heavy downpours of rain has caused flooding in parts of Wadena, Minn., which is still recovering from an EF4 tornado on June 17. The city is dealing with flooded streets this morning. Mayor Wayne Wolden explained the catch drains that funnel away storm water are plugged...
June 25, 2010 - 8:55am
Steady in a storm: Wadena mayor keeps spirits light
WADENA, Minn. - Wayne Wolden isn't just the mayor for residents here.
June 25, 2010 - 8:48am
June 23, 2010
FEMA begins assessment in Wadena
Teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency were in Wadena, Minn., Tuesday to begin assessing tornado damage to homes and private businesses. FEMA officials are working with the state of Minnesota and the U.S.
June 23, 2010 - 8:37am