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State DEED grant adds $482,962 to city coffers

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Wadena has received a $482,962 grant from the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) grant.

According to a press release, the grant is for the rehabilitation of 17 owner-occupied housing units and 14 residential rental units, as well as assistance with six homeownerships in Wadena, Wadena Township and Leaf River Township.


The city and two townships were areas of Wadena County that saw damage from the June 17, 2010 tornado.

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