Tagged: Squires

Draude Feted by Followers

There was no shortage of accolades and gentle jabs for the person known as “one of the most recognizable faces of the Saskatchewan Party” during a farewell dinner in June Draude’s honour on Feb....

Bob Govan receives France’s Highest Honour

The Quill Lake Legion holds a Christmas party every year, but this one was different. Local president Lane Grey had a big surprise in  mind. Veteran Bob Govan was up for an honour, and that...

Hockey! Hockey! Hockey!

The highly anticipated Cameco Hockey Day in Saskatchewan has quickly moved up the calendar since its official announcement in October. This Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday afternoons, minor hockey games featuring the Wadena Wildcats will take...

Awards celebrate youth in local sports

During the Wadena Minor Sports Association’s windup and annual celebration held on March 30 with a house full of team members, parents and sponsors, the organization reported growing numbers of participants this past year....

Chicken and wine windup

Wadena will never be the same after the recent Chicken and Wine Bonspiel.The rink’s rafters started shaking when crowds started to show up Friday night for draws, and continued Saturday morning with a pancake...

Hooked on Hunting: Not Just a Trophy

Looking at his dad’s hunting magazines and following him like a shadow is how Jeff Schlachter got hooked on the sport. “I’ve always been interested in hunting,” said Schlachter, not remembering a time when...

Wash & Wear is keeping it local

What started from the seed of an idea officially became reality as Mallard Diversified Industries celebrated its foray into retail last Monday morning in Wadena. Special guests, board members and supporters were all on...

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...

JJ Guy releases CD of ‘unique’ tunes

Lintlaw’s JJ Guy has just released his sixth CD, a fiddle collaboration with well-known fellow fiddler Gordon Stobbe. Just arriving home from the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous in Whitehorse, where he and Stobbe performed, Guy...

Davids meet Goliaths on the ice

A unique pair of hockey games provided some fun for opposing sizes of players during a recent Telemiracle event held in Wadena. Photo courtesy Yvonne Linnen. Wadena Kin Club member Lisa McMartin said it...

Move over!

For those who spend a lot of time driving, sharing the road with emergency vehicles comes as second nature. However, an incident in Wadena prompted one concerned citizen to call the News with some...

Local outfitter retires after 16 years

After years of spotting for ducks, plucking feathers and hosting American hunters, well-known local outfitter Reg Glennie has decided to hang up — er, unplug — the decoys. Reg, spotting ducks. Glennie started outfitting...

Elusive stray dog, pups come in from the cold

A stray dog that has been dodging concerned Wadena citizens was finally located and rescued, along with her four pups, last Wednesday evening. Mother and pups safe and warm after rescue from serious cold...