Wadena News

Cadets receive awards and promotions

The Pipestone Cadets #2271 held their annual parade night with promotions and awards at the community hall in Wadena. Captain Lorri-Anne Proznick officiated the evening, assisted by Captain Claire Enright and Second Lieutenant Maryanne...

The Outdoor School heads to Vancouver Island

Students from Wadena Composite recently embarked on the first Outdoor School trip in the school’s history. Developed by Principal Darin Faubert, it is the only cross-Canada curricular Outdoor School in Canada. From May 6...

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,...

From 1961 Broadway to 2015 Wadena

The Wadena Players Theatre once more held a successful spring run of dessert and dinner theatre at the Wadena Community Legion Hall from April 30 to May 2. Come Blow Your Horn, Neil Simon’s...

Magicians charm gathering in Margo

The Moe-Concordia Lutheran Church held its annual Spirit of Spring Supper at the Margo Village Hall on May 1. Angela Andreas, right, gets onstage to help Jacene with some mind-reading. Rick Blenner-Hassett was the...

A record-setting bull sale

Cattlemen are smiling a little more these days, in light of record high prices at the auction mart. With an unprecedented shortage of beef in North America, the future looks bright for today’s cattle...

Awards celebrate youth in local sports

During the Wadena Minor Sports Association’s windup and annual celebration held on March 30 with a house full of team members, parents and sponsors, the organization reported growing numbers of participants this past year....

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...

WHATZIT?

Robert Minhinnick, age 90, popped over from his farm at Invermay to show us this nifty little tool that belonged to his grandfather. Anyone care to take a guess at what it is? It...