Wadena is bursting with vibrant culture, esteemed academics, celebrated arts, progressive technology, and a cherished history. We're glad you are here and invite you to become part of this great community. We hope you'll take advantage of everything Wadena has to offer. Whether you're looking for excellent schools, diverse neighborhoods, quality business and shopping opportunities or an abundance of recreational and leisure activities, you'll find it here in Wadena.
Take in nature's beauty and enjoy the abundant wildlife and birds along the recreation trail that begins at Sunnybrook park and winds its way through a wetland area with 3.5 miles of recently resurfaced blacktop.
Wadena is uniquely situated in central Minnesota to be your gateway to north country recreation, make Wadena the starting point for your golf, or biking trip, the course and trails are well maintained and conditions are great!
SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK
April 21 - 25 is Severe Weather Awareness Week, so take time to put a plan in place at your home and/or workplace. There will be 2 statewide tornado drills on Thursday, April 24th at 1:45 pm and again at 6:55 pm. A Tornado / Safe Shelter is located on the north end of the Middle/High School at Wadena-Deer Creek Schools, 600 Colfax Avenue SW.
To learn more about what you can do to prepare for severe weather, click here.
Wellness Center Groundbreaking
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Check out everything going on in Wadena ... from our art deco downtown with great shopping and many historic storefronts to our many acres of public parks and campground ... from our Art Deco Memorial Auditorium to our community wide celebrations, you will always find something happening in the Wadena Community.
Upcoming community events
To find information about current and upcoming community events in the Wadena area, visit the Wadena Chamber of Commerce website at www.wadenachamber.com
Tuesday, May 13th
Next City Council meeting
at 5:00, City Hall