Wadena News

Goat won in raffle at Margo

Sandy Kaminski of Margo took possession of a goat on behalf of her son Brad, who won “Buster” in a Moe-Concordia Church fundraiser at the Margo Hall on April 4. The unusual raffle method...

Music warmed the air

By Susan Lowndes What a week! It was the music in the air that brought beautiful spring temperatures to the district as Kelvington hosted the annual Quill Plains Music Festival April 7th to 9th....

Co-op Equity Days

April 9 and 10 were hectic as over half the membership took advantage of mild weather to pick up their equity cheques from the Co-op store in Wadena and support the beef-on-a-bun fundraiser, which...

Kelvington dancers shine at recital

By Susan Lowndes There was a full house when the Kelvington School of Dance held its spring recital on April 4 at Kelvington High School. This year’s theme was Our Time to Shine, and...

They could have pranced all right

… but the show was spectacular! By Charlene Wirtz Wadena Vohon Ukrainian Dance Company presented its annual recital on March 30 to a packed Wadena Community Legion Hall. Chad Haskey acted as master of...

Quilts donated to Ronald McDonald House

The Kelvington and Hendon quilt groups made eight full-sized quilts, one lap quilt, and two cushions this winter and donated them to Ronald McDonald House in Saskatoon for its new expansion. Brenda Wallster of...

First Spring Flea Market in Archerwill

A good crowd turned out to the Archerwill Public Library’s first Spring Flea Market, held March 29 at the Centennial Centre. Twenty-seven vendor tables displayed a variety of new and used goods – something...

Naicam Vikings

Left to right, back row, Cliff Finlayson (assistant coach), Derek Patterson (coach), Noah Peterson, Larry Muller (trainer), Perry Zenner (manager); row 2, Kyle Knudson, Jared Zenner, Brody Gilbertson, Colby Muller, Keelan Kowalyk, Jayden Patterson,...

First Nations culture shared in Kylemore

By Charlene Wirtz Fishing Lake School hosted its 2014 Language Festival and invited the students of Wadena Elementary School. Held at the Percy Severight Hall in Kylemore, the festival was a day of fun...

Lawmakers act to get grain moving

By Alison Squires An order for the two national railways companies to help clear up backlogged grain shipments was formalized March 27 when the federal government introduced Bill C-30. The Fair Rail for Grain...

Marguerite and the Skunk

Submitted by Dianne Sloan It all started when Dianne shot a squirrel before breakfast on March 19. On the Sloan farm there are wooden granaries, and squirrels can do a lot of damage to...

Remembering Mrs. Hendren

By Susan Lowndes We’ve been dusting off the keys and wetting the reeds, tuning our instruments, because this year we are hosting the Quill Plains Music Festival. We are not a committee that meets...

Karate club members bring home gold and bronze

By Alison Squires, with appreciation to Shelly Fitch Several members of both the Rose Valley and Kuroki karate clubs recently participated in the Provincial Spring Tournament held in Regina. “This was a huge tournament,...

On the slopes of the mighty Asessippi

By Susan Lowndes On March 18, the junior high classes at Kelvington High School travelled to the Asessippi ski resort for a beautiful day on the slopes of the Shell River Valley. Located north...