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Photo Provided by Adventure Studios Representatives of Wadena pose with the award sculpture. From left, city council member Jeanette Baymler, Long Term Recovery chair Del Moen, Fire Chief Dean Uselman, City Administrator Brad Swenson, Mayor Wayne Wolden, school board chair Ann Pate and council member Don Niles.

Wadena wins

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Ten years after receiving the Outstanding Community Award from the Initiative Foundation, the community of Wadena won again - this time, in honor of recovery from a tornado.


Wadena received the 2011 Outstanding Community Award at the Initiative Awards ceremony held Friday, Oct. 28 at the Grand View Lodge in Nisswa.

Wadena had also won the Outstanding Community Award in 2001 with the Wadena Revitalization project.

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