Category: Events

Last Fishing Derby of the Season

The Easter Day fishing derby hosted by Kelvington Legion Branch #19 at Greenwater Lake Provincial Park was popular on a warm sunny afternoon. Temperatures edged up above freezing, with a slight breeze diffused by a...

Team Reid raises $2900 at First Event

Team Reid’s first annual Hopping Towards Awareness fundraiser was held March 20 at the Wadena Elementary School. The event offered face-painting, temporary tattoos, a petting zoo with rabbits, photos with the Easter Bunny, Easter crafts,...

Rose Valley Skaters Strut Their Stuff

Going strong since 1958, the Rose Valley Skating Club held its annual carnival March 5, preceded by a steak night that gave everyone an early taste of the oncoming barbecue season. A large audience cheered on 20 skaters...

Lintlaw Population Explodes for a Day

Riders who came to the Lintlaw snowmobile derby benefited from a recent snowfall and unusually warm sunny day. Doors opened at 7 a.m. for those desiring an early breakfast, an early start allowowing them...

Take a Magic Carpet Ride

Picture this: a warm night, balmy breezes and a magic carpet ride around the world. This was the theme for the Prairie Pearls’ fourth annual Dancing for a Miracle fundraiser, for Telemiracle 40. Stefanie...

Jail ‘n’ Bail for Telemiracle

Many otherwise upstanding citizens goodnaturedly permitted themselves to be led away in handcuffs for the greater good, which was to raise money for Telemiracle 40. The RCMP played along, ruthlessly arresting the targeted “criminals,” who...

Get Ready to Support Team Reid

A puzzle piece has many symbols in life and we found our missing piece in March 2015 when our son Reid, who is intelligent, outgoing, energetic and full of joy and love, was diagnosed...

More Than $2k in One Afternoon

The Wadena Recreation Centre opened up to Telemiracle 40 on ice on Feb. 21. Five hockey teams from Wadena participated in the fundraising event: Wadena Jaguars, Wadena Panthers, Learn to Play, Bantam/Midget girls and Bantam. Off...

Trailblazers Hit the Trail

The community hall opened its doors at 8 a.m. on Feb. 6 to start off the Kelvington Trailblazers snowmobile spectacular. It was the 30th annual rally, and it commenced with a pancake breakfast whose aroma...

Another exciting Robbie Burns Night

The 20th annual Robbie Burns Night was held at the Quill Lake Community Hall on Jan. 15, featuring the Quill Lake Highland Dance Club and guest performers the Glenlily Dancers from Saskatoon. It was a...

Scaly ones absent but not enthusiasm

The 10th annual Scott Wozniak Memorial Fishing Derby was held at Barrier Lake on Dec. 27, 2015. In the biting wind and sub-zero temperatures, contestants settled onto the ice to compete in the annual...

Hip Hop Jump

Jocelyn and Morningstar strutted their stuff when the Kelvington School of Dance held its annual recital.

Heart Throbs raise over $7000

Every year, the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s 30-seat Big Bike rolls into town. The local team of peddlers, who call themselves the Wadena Heart Throbs, raised $7,368 this June. The 30-seat bike travels to...

Draft Horse Field Days

The Spring 2015 Performing Arts and Leisure Society (PALS) Draft Horse Field Days were held during the windy weekend of May 16-17. About 15 teams were on hand Saturday for the demonstrations and competitions,...