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A preliminary damage list in Wadena

The city of Wadena was severely damaged Thursday by the tornado that struck the community.

Initial damage reports from Wadena according to state officials includes the following:

* More than 200 homes damaged or destroyed.

* High School has severe damage.

* Minnesota State Community college has significant damage.

* Wadena Community Center completely destroyed.

* Pool structure destroyed.

* City skating rink warming house destroyed.

* One city park shelter destroyed.

* Leaf River Ag business destroyed.

* One apartment complex partially destroyed.

* ore than 60 vehicles totaled.

* Small portion of major damage area yet to be assessed. (About a five block residential area.)