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An animated Pete Resch spoke at a meeting. The beloved cop died five years ago this week.

Wadena PD marks fifth anniversary of officer's death

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It was five years ago this week that one of the town's true characters and a beloved police officer responded to a domestic disturbance at Wadena Square Apartments that turned into a struggle with a suspect, which led to a heart attack.


Wadena Police Officer Pete Resch became the only Wadena police officer to die while on duty on May 19, 2005.

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