Wadena, Saskatchewan

Wadena is a town in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, located east of Saskatoon, north of Fort Qu'Appelle and north-west of Yorkton on the eastern shore of the Quill Lakes. The town is known for its birdwatching opportunities, and hosts the Shorebirds and Friends Festival every year. The Wadena and District Museum, located just south of Wadena on Highway 35, also hosts an annual Vintage Day in August. Its population in the 2011 Canada Census was 1,306. It is also the administrative headquarters of the Fishing Lake Saulteaux First Nation band government.Notable WadenansPamela Wallin – Canadian radio and television personality, senatorKeith Magnuson – player, team captain and coach of the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks, born and grew up in WadenaBob Washington – a staff announcer at Winnipeg radio station, CKRC and The "Voice of K-Tel" radio personality.Boyd (Borys) Kozak – Canadian radio personality for over 50 years; former announcer at CFQC-AM Saskatoon, Winnipeg's CKRC and currently QX 104 FM. Inducted into the Broadcast Association of Manitoba (BAM).Wally Kozak – former assistant coach of the Canadian Women's Ice Hockey Team at the 2006 Torino Winter Olympics

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