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Photo by Rachelle Klemme Kristy Heltemes wears a Trees for Wadena bracelet while concentrating on beading another one.

Wrist jewelry, twister help

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Many Wadena trees were knocked down on June 17, but area adults with developmental disabilities are making bracelets to help with restoration. The funds raised by the bracelets will help to raise new trees.


Sylvia Silvers, executive director at Wadena County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC), said the original idea was to make 200 bracelets, but because of the overwhelming response, they have ordered materials to make 300 more bracelets.

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