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Rachel Contractors began taking down the Wadena-Deer Creek High School Monday.

Wadena-Deer Creek High School goes under the wrecking ball

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Wadena-Deer Creek High School goes under the wrecking ball
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There were mixed emotions from different age groups Monday morning as Rachel Contractors began taking down the Wadena-Deer Creek High School.

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A Rachel Contractors employee estimated the demolition of the school will take 4-6 weeks depending upon the weather. The school was destroyed by a tornado that hit Wadena June 17. Work on a new school is scheduled to begin April 1, 2011. The new facility is expected to be ready for classes when the 2012-13 school year begins.

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