Despite a hole in the roof and traffic restrictions, a church in tornado-ravaged Wadena holds Sunday worship

Despite and hole in the roof and restrictions on traffic around St. John Lutheran Church in southwest Wadena, the congregation held its regular service Sunday.

The Rev. Stephen Meltzer said it was important for the congregation and other community members to gather despite the devastation throughout town.

Read the rest of Forum reporter Heidi Shaffer’s story from tornado-ravaged Wadena: