Tagged: wadena

Trucks, trains and infrastructure

  By Andy Labdon Revitalization and improvement to Wadena has been at the forefront of most people’s minds this last 18 months or so, and one aspect that has been the topic of conversation...

Students Attend Rural Education Congress

Wadena Composite School (WCS) students Lena Marcocchio, Shayna Campbell, Avery McMartin and Haley Bilokraly, along with teacher Shelly Campbell, were part of Horizon School Division and Engelfeld Protestant Separate School Division’s e-journalism team covering...

Team Reid raises $2900 at First Event

Team Reid’s first annual Hopping Towards Awareness fundraiser was held March 20 at the Wadena Elementary School. The event offered face-painting, temporary tattoos, a petting zoo with rabbits, photos with the Easter Bunny, Easter crafts,...

Wadena Cadet Makes Chilean Trek

There are youth clubs and there are youth clubs, but one of the best around is the federally funded Royal Canadian Air, Army and Sea Cadets. This national program for Canadians aged 12-18 promises...

Sledge Hockey at WCS

Wadena Composite School students played a game of sledge hockey, which was invented in Sweden in the 1960s to permit the physically challenged to play ice hockey. Here the equipment has been modified for...

Jail ‘n’ Bail for Telemiracle

Many otherwise upstanding citizens goodnaturedly permitted themselves to be led away in handcuffs for the greater good, which was to raise money for Telemiracle 40. The RCMP played along, ruthlessly arresting the targeted “criminals,” who...

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....

Get Ready to Support Team Reid

A puzzle piece has many symbols in life and we found our missing piece in March 2015 when our son Reid, who is intelligent, outgoing, energetic and full of joy and love, was diagnosed...

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...

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...

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...