Wadena News

Community Planning Meeting

The Wadena Community Legion Hall was the venue for the public planning meeting that was held Thursday evening, Dec. 1. About 40 curious and committed residents of varying ages and backgrounds attended workshop-style event,...

Time is running out.

Time is running out for the Quill Lakes region with waters continuing to rise, and it is in the process of becoming one of the worst economic natural disasters due in the history of...

Rustic Havens Grand Opening

Rustic Havens Grand Opening Ribbon cutting ceremony, left to right- Sydney Bodnaryk, Brenda Eyre, Elaine Wurtz MDSI Board of Directors, Jodelle Mierke MDSI Supervisor, Aime Mc Niel Executive Director for SARC, Erin Zorn (rear)...

Youth conference encourages empowerment.

FISHING LAKE Youth conference encourages empowerment. Around 150 students attended the second annual youth conference took place last Nov. 23 at Percey Severight Memorial Hall in Kylemore. Organized by Fishing Lake First Nation and...

BOOZE!

Wadena to see new liquor store Wadena will see a new player in the liquor market with the local Co-op association being the successful bidder in the government instigated privatization of stores. The tender...

Students create memorable presentations.

Wadena schools pay their respects The Wadena Elementary School commemorated Remembrance Day on November 10, with the entire school participating. The Grade 5s led the singing for O Canada, This Little Light of Mine,...

Communities honour in different ways.

    The Kelvington Remembrance Day service was held at the Community Hall. Piper Candace Patrick led the entry of the Legion and the Colour Party. Piper Candace Patrick leads the colour party for...

Town looks to community for input on future.

  Necessary items such as future infrastructure capacity, green space, as well as the location of prospective areas of contamination are key to part of Wadena’s Official Community Plan, alongside the potential for urban...

Wadena’s working dog wins in Saskatoon

Erin Doherty is still on cloud nine a week after her two-year-old St. Bernard Karma came home with nine ribbons from a recent competition. The Canadian Kennel Club All Breed Show was held in...

Rustic Havens store now downtown

It was January 2016 when Rustic Havens opened its doors to the public at MDSI (Mallard Diversified Services Inc.). The new venture in home decor made from refinished wood has grown, causing the local organization to think...

Vintage Ford returns to family of former owner

After more than six decades, Mike Descalchuk’s former dray service vehicle finds its way home. Surrounded by bush near Barrier Lake, the 1928 Ford Model A 5-window coupe was discovered by the current landowner,...

Families awarded for preserving heritage

A total of 92 Saskatchewan families received the Century Family Farm Award this year. As part of a program to recognize the dedication to farming by many of the province’s founding families, Information Services...

Powwow at Fishing Lake First Nation

Drummers, singers and dancers came from all over to participate in the mini-powwow held Aug. 26 at the Fishing Lake First Nation sports grounds. People came from communities including Kawacatoose, Muscowekan, Pasqua, Wahpetung and...

Town & Country Fair 2016

Good weather and a wide variety of events made the most recent Wadena Town & Country Fair, held Aug. 26-28, a resounding success. From the children’s matinees to the horse races, there was something...

Riding Representative Visits Wadena News

Conservative member of Parliament Cathay Wagantall is nearing the end of her first year representing the Yorkton-Melville riding. As there is little or no formal training or orientation for a new member of Parliament...

New Office Gets Company

Kim Kozak came in to see if there was a “warranty” on his favourite Wildcats T-shirt, which he has had for eight years. We said there was and supplied him with a replacement.  

Pleasant View Care Home This Summer

We’ve been busy! We had a wonderful day on June 4 when we had Don and Pat Dosworth celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and also a visit from Leigh and Kirby Anderson on their...