Wadena News

Protests lined up for libraries

A province-wide effort to protest recent cuts to library funding is taking place Friday, April 7 at noon. Library supporters are being asked to Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) at their MLA’s office or...

Land: Who is buying and selling

By Charlene Wirtz Farm land prices, it seems, have gone through the roof lately, and there have been a lot of rumours about who is buying land and why the prices went up. The...

Karate clubs earn hardware

The Saskatchewan Karate Association along with Martensville Karate Club hosted the 2017 SKA Provincial Spring Karate Tournament on March 18. Participating were members of the Rose Valley and Kuroki Karate Clubs with some excellent...

Talents showcased at skate club’s finale

By Charlene Wirtz The progress of the town’s skaters was evident during Wadena Skating Club’s annual carnival held on March 17. Appropriately the theme was St. Patrick’s Day Parade with plenty of green and...

LOCATED Wadena RCMP report missing person

Marlene Ukrainetz, 69, of Insinger was reported missing since 3:30 this morning, March 27. She is described as Caucasian female, approximately 5’4” tall, 190 lbs., with short light brown hair and blue eyes. She...

High energy weekend for dance competition

By Charlene Wirtz The Wadena School of Dance once again hosted the Dance Kraze competition for regional clubs on the weekend of March 11-12 at the Wadena Composite School. Dancers from 16 clubs attended,...

Quinoa: New ‘miracle crop’ hits town

By Andy Labdon The push to grow the little-known speciality quinoa crop was evident in a presentation to farmers held in Wadena last week. About a dozen attended the event sponsored by Northern Quinoa...

Telemiracle 41 activities a hit with students

By Andy Labdon Last week the students from Wadena Elementary participated in a number of activities to raise funds for Telemiracle 41. Activities included Twin Day, Western Day, Tacky Dress-Up Thursday, and a Diamond...

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...