Wadena News

Suzie Vinnick wows Wadena

Once again a fabulous Canadian musician has been featured at a local house concert. Joining the ranks of many artists who have met with an enthusiastic reception at performances presented by Shadow House Concerts, Suzie...

More Than $2k in One Afternoon

The Wadena Recreation Centre opened up to Telemiracle 40 on ice on Feb. 21. Five hockey teams from Wadena participated in the fundraising event: Wadena Jaguars, Wadena Panthers, Learn to Play, Bantam/Midget girls and Bantam. Off...

Treaty Education Program Presented

First Nations storyteller Lyndon Linklater came to Wadena Elementary School last Thursday to speak to students as part of the Treaty Education Program. Linklater utilizes his heritage and knowledge handed down to him by his...

Community Grow Project Call-Out

The Kelvington Community Grow Project is requesting the support of the community for the 2016 growing season. The project was formed to support community recreational facilities. Participating facilities are the Kelvington recreational arena, curling...

How many stick insects can you spot?

Stick insects are fascinating and unusual pets and are found in many varieties around the world. This little “herd” is kept right here in Wadena by Brendan Wirtz. Stick insects eat vegetation (this type...

The right to die with dignity

Two people come to mind when considering the recent Supreme Court decision on physician-assisted suicide (PAS): Kay Carter and Sue Rodriguez; the former suffering from spinal stenosis, the latter from Lou Gehrig’s disease or...

Atchison to stand for election

Family Day in Saskatchewan, Feb. 15, saw the leader of the provincial Progressive Conservative Party, Rick Swenson, arrive in Lintlaw to support local businessman Tim Atchison as his nomination for the PC Party was...

Community Fitness Centre Now Open

The former United Church on First Street NW in Wadena has been transformed into a community facility offering a variety of fitness classes, a fully functional gym, and three instructors in varying disciplines. The...

The Late Milo Mahlum Honoured

On Feb. 16 the Auction Era Induction was held by the Saskatchewan Auctioneers Association (SAA) at the Western Development Museum at North Battleford. JoAnn Ross and Holly Elphinstone, the daughters of the late Milo...

Round Table for Proprietors

The newly formed Wadena Community Revitalization Committee (WCRC) held its first Business 2 Business Mixer in Wadena’s curling club lounge on Feb. 11. It was something akin to King Arthur’s round table of old,...

Trailblazers Hit the Trail

The community hall opened its doors at 8 a.m. on Feb. 6 to start off the Kelvington Trailblazers snowmobile spectacular. It was the 30th annual rally, and it commenced with a pancake breakfast whose aroma...

Prairie Women Sled Through Towns

Last week the Prairie Women on Snowmobiles (PWOS) held their 16th annual ride to raise money for cancer research. This year’s ride was a 1400-kilometre trip over six days, starting in Prince Albert and finishing...

Wildcat Novice Panthers take Candy Cup

It was like a classic Stanley Cup final between traditional arch-rivals when the Wadena Wildcat Novice Panthers faced the Kelvington Wheat Kings in the final game of the Novice tournament held in Kelvington on...

School counsellor to run for NDP

Asked why he made the decision to run for the New Democratic Party (NDP) in the Kelvington-Wadena constituency in the provincial election this spring, Danny Hiscock said, “It was born of the need to...