By Andy Labdon Last week the students from Wadena Elementary participated in a number of activities to raise funds for Telemiracle 41. Activities included Twin Day, Western Day, Tacky Dress-Up Thursday, and a Diamond Dig. The week culminated in Telemiracle Tape and Pie the Teachers. Students could purchase a piece of tape in order to […]
The Community Spirit Manor residents from Rose Valley were invited out to the beautiful farmyard of Mike and Doreen Karapita on a July afternoon and all enjoyed a wiener roast and refreshments on the perfect 25C summer day. Linda Scott (Halvorson) and Ragnar Staf with the 90-year-old school desks they sat in when they (Ragnar […]
Kindergarten kidlets and their kindly keepers visited the Wadena News office one morning last week. Publisher Alison Squires, far right, gave them a quick tour. The children agreed that the newspaper, age 106, is very old.
Quill Lake School presented its annual play on Feb. 27 with the Missoula Children’s Theatre from Montana. The production was Rapunzel, a light-hearted musical with a bit of a moral attached. Fun Gus (Benjamin Ingram), the orange mushroom, explains the “morel” of the story. Organizer Mrs. Evans was assisted by Morgan Maul-Smith and Ted Drury […]
Students of the Wadena Elementary School had a chance on Feb. 9 to listen to Assiniboine Cree story keeper Tyrone Tootoosis of Poundmaker First Nation. Tootoosis, as well as a story keeper, is a cultural advisor, artist and performance artist. He has spent countless hours collecting the oral histories of the Cree and other First […]