Tagged: Wirtz

Rose Valley Skaters Strut Their Stuff

Going strong since 1958, the Rose Valley Skating Club held its annual carnival March 5, preceded by a steak night that gave everyone an early taste of the oncoming barbecue season. A large audience cheered on 20 skaters...

Take a Magic Carpet Ride

Picture this: a warm night, balmy breezes and a magic carpet ride around the world. This was the theme for the Prairie Pearls’ fourth annual Dancing for a Miracle fundraiser, for Telemiracle 40. Stefanie...

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...

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...

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...

Model trains keep on chugging

Toy trains are a popular hobby with a certain group, but not necessarily to play with. Model trains are much more than collecting engines and boxcars. The hobby involves building railyards and train stations and...

Former Kuroki lad pens memoir

Gerald Sliva starts his book-signing sessions with a question. “Do you know where Kuroki is?” The answer might not be what you think. Where is it? Why, three miles south of Tryhubas’ barn, of...

Cadets receive awards and promotions

The Pipestone Cadets #2271 held their annual parade night with promotions and awards at the community hall in Wadena. Captain Lorri-Anne Proznick officiated the evening, assisted by Captain Claire Enright and Second Lieutenant Maryanne...

From 1961 Broadway to 2015 Wadena

The Wadena Players Theatre once more held a successful spring run of dessert and dinner theatre at the Wadena Community Legion Hall from April 30 to May 2. Come Blow Your Horn, Neil Simon’s...

Magicians charm gathering in Margo

The Moe-Concordia Lutheran Church held its annual Spirit of Spring Supper at the Margo Village Hall on May 1. Angela Andreas, right, gets onstage to help Jacene with some mind-reading. Rick Blenner-Hassett was the...

You should be dancing, yeah!

It was an afternoon of dance and culture when Wadena Vohon Ukrainian Dance held its annual recital on the afternoon of March 29 at the Wadena Community Legion Hall. More than 30 dancers entertained...