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The commons area of Wadena-Deer Creek High School is in shambles, but administrators said classes will open on time for students this fall -- somewhere. Brian Hansel/Wadena Pioneer Journal

Wadena families picking up the pieces after tornadoes

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WADENA -- As soon as Regina and Bill Weninger got to the bottom of their basement stairs late Thursday afternoon, they were hit with daylight.


A tornado lifted up their rural Bluffton home about five miles west of Wadena and left the couple huddling in the protection of a doorway.

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