The Wadena District Lions Annual Gun & Hobby Show lands at the Community Legion Hall this coming Saturday with over 60 exhibitors booked for the event. The show has grown from its humble beginnings to one of the last best shows of the season. Can’t get out in the garden, so don’t miss it.
By Andy Labdon As one of the largest rural museums in Saskatchewan, Wadena and District Museum opened for the season on a perfect sunny Sunday where Visitors were treated with probably one of the pancake breakfasts in Wadena. June 4 was also a day visitors could meet this year’s curator, Amber Maier, and one of […]
The annual Wadena District Lions Gun and Hobby show has attracted not only local exhibitors but many from around the province. According to organizer Bernie Rutko, they have over 80 tables with exhibitors coming from as far as Moose Jaw for the day. There’s an excellent variety of collectibles, jewellery, Serendipity Dolls, and beauty products, as […]
Robert Minhinnick, age 90, popped over from his farm at Invermay to show us this nifty little tool that belonged to his grandfather. Anyone care to take a guess at what it is? It measures three to four inches in length, and the three instruments it contains — all the same, just different sizes — […]
When Florence Christianson was helping her mom Merle Coates clean out a few items, she came across this vintage pencil from Newman & Fransen, a former business in Wadena. The pencil reads: “Newman & Fransen, B. Fransen, Manager, Shelf and Heavy Hardware, Paints, Varnishes and Enamels, Phone 36, Wadena, Sask.”