The $10 million Wadena Federal Credit Union, which lost its roofand with windows in last Wednesday's tornado through centralMinnesota, was expected to re-open in temporary, rental spacetomorrow with files and other equipment mostly intact, the CU'schairman, Brian Hillesland, said Monday.

Although area CUs offered assistance, the CU manager, Kim Pexsa,was able to find space in an undamaged building in an areaunscathed by the storm and "it looks like we're really fortunatesince we were looking for permanent space and this might be it,"said Hillesland.

There was no water damage to the files and the computer andphones were to be turned on Tuesday to start serving the 1,600members.

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