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U.S. Sen. John Thune speaks to the citizens of Wessington Springs on Friday morning during his visit to the tornado-ravaged community. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)

Congestion plagues tornado cleanup

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Wessington Springs remained off-limits to outsiders Friday because of concerns that congestion would slow the cleanup from a Wednesday tornado.


Cleanup crews were struggling to maneuver through town smoothly because of narrow streets filled with parked vehicles and debris.

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