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Photo by Rachelle Klemme Special Olympics is back at WDC for the first time since the 2010 tornadoes, and the team played in the Area 5 basketball tournament in Brainerd Wednesday, Feb. 22. From left are Brenden McLeod, Tawnie Blair, Zach Burcham, Andrew Bendlen, Trent Melby and Caitlyn McLeod.

Wadena Special Olympics returns

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After being on hiatus during the school year following the June 17, 2010 tornadoes, Special Olympics is back at WDC Schools.

Special Olympics Minnesota offers several different sports, but basketball was the choice of WDC High School athletes in Kari Hanson's special education class.


After practicing about two months during the morning Adapted Physical Education class, the WDC Wolverines traveled to Brainerd to play in the Area 5 Basketball Competition on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

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