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Sam Benshoof/FOCUS Molly Costin of the Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District plants a tree on the property of Fred Stinar in Bluffton.

New growth in Bluffton where tornado struck

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Nearly a year after the devastating tornado that swept through the Bluffton area, Fred Stinar's property is starting to look a little bit more normal.


On May 4, the Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) along with help from the Conservation Corps out of Park Rapids and local Sentence to Serve members helped plant trees on Stinar's bare land

"It took everything," Stinar said of the tornado. "It destroyed seven buildings and all the trees."

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