By Charlene Wirtz The Wadena Skating Club held their season end carnival on March 14, with the theme of Viva Las Vegas. Songs and choreography recalled some of the great moments of the famous city. For more on this story see our latest edition out on the news stands now.
By Charlene Wirtz The Quill Plains Regional Arts Council helped bring a special performance to Kelvington on April 24. Jakes’ Gift, a one-woman performance, is written and performed by Julia Mackey and directed by Dirk Van Stralen. It is about a World War 2 veteran returning to Normandy for the 60th anniversary commemoration of D-Day. […]
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 […]
The Easter Day fishing derby hosted by Kelvington Legion Branch #19 at Greenwater Lake Provincial Park was popular on a warm sunny afternoon. Temperatures edged up above freezing, with a slight breeze diffused by a warm sun. The event was held close to shore with 140 holes drilled and 125 fisher-men, -women and -children trying to […]
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, basket and bunny-ear decorating, and balloon artwork pieces. While the children were entertained, the adults were able to purchase items from […]