Wadena News

Getting the job done admirably

It was all hands on deck at Wadena Hospital on Friday, March 13, as staff dealt with the aftermath of a schoolbus rollover that occurred near Elfros that morning. The nine paramedics from Wynyard,...

Fun Day moves indoors

Wadena Elementary School had its Winter Fun Day on March 13. Warm temperatures, rain and subsequent refreezing overnight meant the outdoor snow activities had to be cancelled, but the school improvised. And they were off...

Another one bites the dust

Last week the former Wadena Insurance building located on the west side of Wadena’s Main Street was demolished. According to the history book and those who remember, in 1958 the building housed Tweidt Agencies...

Everybody dance now!

The annual Dance Kraze competition put on by the Wadena School of Dance filled the town with people from all over the province during the weekend of March 14-15. These girls from Kelvington School of...

Another eight-ender!

The red rocks on sheet two at the Wadena curling rink are red hot and smokin’! This is the second time in a week that players have pulled off an eight-ender on that ice with...

Breaker Breaker: Each generation to its own

There has long been a belief that every subsequent generation is weaker, slower and lazier than the last. Safety and political correctness suffocate the young of today to the extent that the following incident...

Locals attend Telemiracle 39

The people of Saskatchewan rallied for the 39th time to raise money to help residents in need of medical care and equipment, funds for travel and accommodation, and more. This year we raised more...

There’s always a next time

Just as the sun was going down a few Sundays ago, the tags on Francis Kayseas’s fish line shook with promise. As he tried to pull in the 12-lb. line with what seemed to...

Eight-ender!

Bob Reynolds’ rink from Foam Lake boasted an eight-ender in the third end of a game against Dane Ward’s team last Thursday night during the Wadena men’s bonspiel/ Quill Plains C-Event semi-final. Left to...

Derek Sunshine new chief at FLFN

Seven residents took a run at the top job at Fishing Lake First Nation during elections held Feb. 26. Coming out of a tie-breaker with a new title was Derek Sunshine when Gordon Alger,...

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...

Trying on the suit

Margo volunteer firefighters gathered at the village hall, where the village is reviewing its emergency management plan. Margo volunteer firefighter Marc Andreas, left, dons the suit while Fire Chief Jim Peszko looks on during...