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Wadena County ranked 84th out of 85 counties for health

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Wadena is the second unhealthiest county in Minnesota, according to a study prepared by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.


The study ranks Wadena County at 84 out of 85, with only nearby Cass County being worse off. Cook County and Traverse County were not ranked.

In the state overall, the rural northwestern counties tended to rank low and the south metro counties tended to rank high.

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