Category: People

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...

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...

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...

Art Art Art Art Art

The Kelvington Heritage Art and Cultural Society has been bringing art shows of a calibre previously reserved for the likes of local artist Rose Steadman. In July, Heavy Metal, a collection of artwork by...

Eyre assumes command of 3rd Canadian Division

EDMONTON GARRISON – Members of 3rd Canadian Division gathered the morning of July 18 at Sir Winston Churchill Park, Edmonton Garrison, to say goodbye officially to Major-General Christian Juneau and to welcome their new...

One Hundred Years of Logging

More than 100 years ago, when the railroad began its exploration of branch lines around tracts of forest, “a party of lumbermen from Chicago,” writes Harold Fenske in his book Riverlore, “stood on the...

Wettin’ their whistles in the Wild West

A group of seniors and their helpers headed out July 8 from Kelvindell Lodge for a photo shoot at the home of Darcy Cunningham and Emile Paradis, northeast of Lintlaw. Enjoying their time in...

Pee Wees show well at provincials

On July 12-13, the Wadena Wildcats 14-and-under boys’ softball team competed in Shellbrook against the Spiritwood Stingers and the Saskatoon Raiders for the provincial 14U B title. The Wildcats, coached by Derek Ochitwa and...

New constable on the scene

An impromptu visit by senior RCMP detachment officer Cpl. Leo Martin to the Wadena News was welcome as he brought with him the most recent addition to the Wadena/ Foam Lake Detachment. Constable Larkin...