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Photo by Brian Hansel A nest of cottontail rabbits occupy the backyard of Jim and Betty Williams in the devastated portion of southwest Wadena.

Furry creatures take up tenancy

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Jim and Betty Williams have a house for sale on Eighth Street Southwest in Wadena but they had expected to close a deal and sign some papers before any new tenants moved onto the property.


It hasn't quite worked out that way.

Five baby cottontail rabbits have appeared in a hole in the backyard. When they arrived on the property no one seems to know, but since the Williamses' roofing contractor notified them of the new occupants on Wednesday they have been kept hopping.

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