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Photo by Brian Hansel Charles "Chuck" Venzke and his wife, Janice, hold national and state awards which Elmer Goche Post 3922 in Wadena earned for service to rescue workers, storm victims, volunteers, National Guardsmen and security personnel.

Post earns national, state awards

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22 has been recognized by the national and state organizations for their efforts following the June 17, 2010 tornado in Wadena.

The national award, which is very rare according to former VFW commander Charles "Chuck" Venzke, is an Award of Merit for community service special project entry "Tornado Disaster Recovery Assistance."


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