Author: Wadena News

Enrolment steady at area schools

The new school year began on a beautiful summer day with students arriving in new shoes, splashy backpacks and maybe some with not quite enough sleep in their inventory. Wadena Composite School enrolled 130...

Quill Lake School holds fall grad

Graduation ceremonies in Quill Lake were held on Aug. 30 with eight graduates. With Quill Lake School principal Miles Johnson, back left, is the graduating class of 2014. Left to right, standing, Michelle Marshall,...

Local celebrities inducted to Wall of Fame

Horizon School Division pulled out all the stops over the summer, preparing for the 2014-15 school year by designing a new logo, welcoming its first Wall of Fame inductees and hosting a celebration day that...

Smiles make it worth the miles

Every day the people of Archerwill have big smiles on their faces, but the weekend of Aug. 1-3, 2014, gave them reason to smile even more. That’s when the village’s population more than doubled...

Family with local ties helps raise awareness

This coming Saturday is the Safeway Walk for Muscular Dystrophy and at the head of the line will be Georgia Nataraj, the daughter of Crystal (Haskey) and Richard Nataraj of Saskatoon. Georgia was chosen...

Hark! It’s the harvest haul

  Let the garden-harvest games begin! Roving reporter Ragnar Staf brought in the first of this year’s humongous vegetables. These two zucchini were raised by Elaine Bakken of Rose Valley. The curved one on...

Wadena ‘wheeler’ busy over summer

Wadena’s handi-van proved its value as it was well used this summer for a variety of activities. Sydney Melnyk and Tomas Smale served up the grub at a summer fundraiser. Starting with the success...

New program helps improve well-being

The new Wheels-to-Meals program at Wadena Hospital brings together longterm-care patients, Weneeda Park Lodge residents, Mallard Diversified Industries clients and community volunteers along with daycare and school children to share lunch, music, exercises and...

Rollover results in serious injuries

Wadena emergency personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident just south of Kylemore late Thursday afternoon. Members of the Wadena Volunteer Fire Department record the VIN of the vehicle. A black SUV appeared to...

More than 1000 pilgrims come to Rama

The 73rd Annual Pilgrimage at Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine Aug. 14-15 drew more than 1000 pilgrims from many different areas in the dioceses of Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert. The pilgrimage celebrates the...

Wadena army cadet earns prestigious award

Vernon, B.C. – Cadet Noelle Proznick of Wadena was the recipient of the Lieutenant-General J.E. Vance Award at the final parade and sunset ceremony at Vernon Cadet Summer Training Centre. Reviewing officer The Honourable...

Crop tour at Rose Valley

ProSoils in Rose Valley sponsored a crop tour last Wednesday morning, combining a wealth of knowledge for area producers. Approximately 30 acres had been planted with 13 different varieties (Canterra, Brett  Young, Dekalb) of...