Author: Wadena News

Murder, mayhem for dinner in Rose Valley

By Charlene Wirtz The Rose Valley Community Players held their annual dinner theatre on April 7 and 8, at the Rose Valley Community Centre to capacity crowds. The play this year, a comical whodunit,...

Second annual Garden Expo sells out

By Charlene Wirtz The second annual Garden Expo happened at the  Kelvington Golf Club again this year, with some interesting speakers and topics. The clubhouse was full to capacity with gardening enthusiasts, including the...

Protests lined up for libraries

A province-wide effort to protest recent cuts to library funding is taking place Friday, April 7 at noon. Library supporters are being asked to Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) at their MLA’s office or...

Land: Who is buying and selling

By Charlene Wirtz Farm land prices, it seems, have gone through the roof lately, and there have been a lot of rumours about who is buying land and why the prices went up. The...

Karate clubs earn hardware

The Saskatchewan Karate Association along with Martensville Karate Club hosted the 2017 SKA Provincial Spring Karate Tournament on March 18. Participating were members of the Rose Valley and Kuroki Karate Clubs with some excellent...

Talents showcased at skate club’s finale

By Charlene Wirtz The progress of the town’s skaters was evident during Wadena Skating Club’s annual carnival held on March 17. Appropriately the theme was St. Patrick’s Day Parade with plenty of green and...

LOCATED Wadena RCMP report missing person

Marlene Ukrainetz, 69, of Insinger was reported missing since 3:30 this morning, March 27. She is described as Caucasian female, approximately 5’4” tall, 190 lbs., with short light brown hair and blue eyes. She...

High energy weekend for dance competition

By Charlene Wirtz The Wadena School of Dance once again hosted the Dance Kraze competition for regional clubs on the weekend of March 11-12 at the Wadena Composite School. Dancers from 16 clubs attended,...

Quinoa: New ‘miracle crop’ hits town

By Andy Labdon The push to grow the little-known speciality quinoa crop was evident in a presentation to farmers held in Wadena last week. About a dozen attended the event sponsored by Northern Quinoa...