Author: Wadena News

Standing behind the new roll-on scale at Pleasant View Care Home in Wadena are (left to right) Miriam Gair, Frances Zagrodney and Barb Kereluke with Bonnie Scrimbitt, assistant manager at Wadena Hospital/ Pleasant View Care Home. Through ongoing fundraising, the auxiliary raised the majority of funds to purchase the scale, which cost just under $3000.

Volunteers – Who needs them?

Health Care Auxiliary logs 4000 volunteer hours in 2013 By Alison Squires with Miriam Gair The Wadena Health Care Auxiliary is like many small-town organizations – light on volunteers, heavy on need, but mighty...

Search for missing sledder ends in tragedy

Search for missing sledder ends in tragedy

By Susan Lowndes On Saturday, Jan. 11, Dennis Malischewski left his home in Kelvington on his snowmobile and never returned. Searchers found him next to his machine four days later, not far from town....

An entry decorated to represent Superman's logo was this red velvet cake made by (left to right) Kristopher Bregenser, Kyla Beaudry and Brittany Fowler of the Watson home ec. class.

Let them eat cake

  The judges for such contests are well rewarded, as tasting is generally involved. Here at the news office, we too are available to judge your culinary contests. Any old time. Happy to help...

Missy’s restaurant leaves Margo

Missy’s restaurant, owned and operated by Michelle Andreas, closed its doors this past fall. Once the gymnasium at Margo School, the building was relocated to Hwy.5 across from the village’s east entrance and repurposed...

Kelvington's Gladys Lowndes, whose 105th birthday is Jan. 23, 2014, visits with her twin granddaughters Sandra (left) and Susan Lowndes, and Susan's daughters Truen (left) and Tasso.

105 Christmases

By Susan Lowndes She can’t remember all of them, but Gladys Lowndes, a Kelvington resident who will turn 105 on Jan. 23, can reach back 97 years to one of her first Christmases in...

Volunteers find missing snowmobiler

The Kelvington snowmobile community rallied on Monday morning to search for a local man who was last seen the morning of Jan. 11, 2014. RCMP reported Malischewski as an overdue traveller the afternoon of...