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Submitted photo Organic farmers Rachel and Seth Connell are among the Wadena area residents helping to set up the Eagle's Nest veterans' community in Sauk Centre. Growing vegetables is to be one of the therapeutic aspects of Eagle's Nest, which intends to help veterans dealing with PTSD and other invisible effects of war. Seth himself is an Iraq veteran.

Locals involved in Sauk Centre veterans project

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Wadena area residents are playing instrumental roles in a national foundation's project to set up a Sauk Centre veterans community.

Organizers hope the Eagles Nest, on the 124-acre site of the former Minnesota Home School for Girls in Sauk Centre, will be open and ready to receive veterans by September.


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