Author: Wadena News

**UPDATED* Warrant issued by Greenwater RCMP

A warrant has been issued by the Greenwater RCMP seeking the location of Austin Severight, 20, from Yellow Quill First Nation. The warrant is a result of an investigation into an incident that occurred on...

Census 2016: The growth of seniors

By Andy Labdon With the release of Statistics Canada’s 2016 census, figures show that the average age of Canadians has increased from 40.6 years in 2011 to 41.2 years in 2016. For the first...

Archer heads to Indigenous Games

By Andy Labdon Randall-Dre Friday from Kylemore seems to be somewhat of a protégé when it comes to the ancient art of archery. Friday has been selected for Team Saskatchewan to participate in the...

Letter to the Editor: It takes a village

Recently, a serious incident occurred in Edmonton that led to the death of a toddler due to alleged child abuse. Child abuse most often occurs at the hands of family members or people known...

Jackie Guy to release new song May 8

By Andy Labdon Five-time Saskatchewan Country Music Association award nominee and former Fosston-area gal Jackie Guy is about to make a new release. On May 8 Guy will release “Damned If I Do” to...

Trucks, trains and infrastructure

  By Andy Labdon Revitalization and improvement to Wadena has been at the forefront of most people’s minds this last 18 months or so, and one aspect that has been the topic of conversation...

Fish fry sold out – again

By Charlene Wirtz The Mallard Wildlife Federation once again last Sunday filled the Rose Valley Community Hall for their annual fish fry. The fish was accompanied by salads, potatoes and tartar sauce for a...

Iceberg alley on Quill Lakes

. Water levels have risen significantly to half-submerge the watch tower, left, at the wetlands. On the horizon to the right a small iceberg has toppled the feeding station bins.

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...