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Wadena Public Works Director Ron Bucholz poses with what he called his "secretary," a bison head perched on the wall. Bucholz recently announced his retirement, effective May 4. Photo by Zach Kayser, Pioneer Journal

Wadena Public Works Director Ron Bucholz to retire

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After 40 years of working for communities across the state of Minnesota, nearly 21 years of which were spent working for Wadena, Ron Bucholz is finally going to take it easy.


At the city council meeting Tuesday, Mayor Wayne Wolden reluctantly accepted Bucholz's letter of retirement. His planned exit date is May 4, which is also his wedding anniversary.

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