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Two-vehicle head-on crash on Hwy 71 Saturday morning


Slow melt saved Wadena County from severe flooding

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While the Minnesota River Valley and the Red River Valley are in the midst of flood problems, Wadena County seems to have lucked out, a local official said.


County Emergency Manager Scott McKellep said the local flood outlook is much better than originally anticipated.

Leaf River, Red Eye River and Crow Wing River aren't anything out of the normal spring levels, he said.

Will the rivers be rising any further?

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