Category: Events

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,...

Chicken and wine windup

Wadena will never be the same after the recent Chicken and Wine Bonspiel.The rink’s rafters started shaking when crowds started to show up Friday night for draws, and continued Saturday morning with a pancake...

Fundraiser Extraordinaire

The Rose Valley Kinette Club held a steak supper, cake walk, silent and live auction on March 1 to raise money for Telemiracle 39. Lars Halvorson attended the fundraiser, as did Telemiracle Teddy. Photo...

No getting out of jail free

E&K Dollar Variety once again hosted a pancake breakfast and jail ‘n’ bail to raise money for Telemiracle 39. Till early afternoon on Feb. 22, volunteers were busy cooking for the crowds who came...

More than 200 snowmobiles hit the trails

The 29th annual Trailblazer snowmobile poker derby took place on Feb. 7 with 210 snowmobiles registered. A breakfast of pancakes and sausage was supplied by the Kelvington Men’s Club and registration took place in...

Poetry and Music of Scottish Bard Alive and Well

The Quill Lake Highland Dancers hosted the 19th annual Robbie Burns Night on Jan. 16. Many different dances were performed by the club, and there was additional entertainment. As well as the Glenlily Dancers...

Wozniak derby marks ninth year

On Dec. 28, the Barrier Lake site of Mallard Wildlife Federation’s Wozniak Ice Fishing Derby looked like a little village, with its fish shacks, weigh station, warmup tent, concession and registration tent. Left to right,...

Carol lovers gather for annual festival

A community event on the evening of Dec. 21 brought families out to the village hall in Margo to entertain and be entertained. Murray Bottcher ably emceed the program and, along with himself and Pastor...

Norwegian Rhapsody

O Lutefisk, O Lutefisk (To the tune of O Tannenbaum; adapted by Red Stangeland) Among those of Norwegian ancestry who performed the Norwegian Rhapsody— with gestures— at the Dec. 17 Christmas concert in Kuroki...

An afternoon tradition for the ladies

The Baptist Church in Wadena was buzzing on Dec. 6 as once again the ladies held their annual Christmas program. The church was nearly full for the afternoon of singing and devotion, with Marilee...

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...

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...