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Wadena City Council Members Gillette Kempf, left, and Brian Hillesland, center, receive a tour of the Wastewater Treatment Plant from Manager Dan Kovar, right. Photo by Zach Kayser, Pioneer Journal

Wadena council members tour city facilities

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New Wadena City Council Members Gillette Kempf and Brian Hillesland got a firsthand look Jan. 18 at the city they now help govern.

On a day-long tour organized by City Administrator Brad Swenson, Kempf and Hillesland accompanied other members of the city council as they examined each of the city-run facilities in Wadena. Swenson said it was the first such tour during his time as city administrator.


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