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Photo by Steve Schulz From left, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, Wadena Mayor Wayne Wolden, Congressman Chip Cravaack and Wadena-Deer Creek School Board Chairwoman Ann Pate clap along to a song shortly after breaking ground for a new Wadena-Deer Creek school, which is scheduled for completion in September 2012.

Wadena-Deer Creek breaks ground on new 5-12 school

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Less than a year after an EF4 tornado destroyed Wadena-Deer Creek High School, ground was broken Friday to build a new school for grades 5-12 set to open in September 2012.


All of the 172 chairs that were set up for spectators were full, and dozens more stood in front of the site along Minnesota Highway 29 where the school will one day stand.

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