Saturday, Sept. 12

  • Don't get caught without a trapper's license. Plan to be a part of the trappers education course, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, at Dewey's Taxidermy. Dewey's is located at 63539 340th Street Wadena. Pre-registration is required and lunch is provided. Call Duane Schmitz at 218-631-4988 with any questions.
  • Join BookEnds online at 11:30 a.m. to hear from author Gretchen Anthony. To join the Zoom meeting, email The program will also be available on the website

Sunday, Sept. 13

First annual New York Mills Bible Reading Marathon starts at 2 p.m. at the gazebo in Centennial Park. The Bible from Genesis to Revelation will be read through Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7 a.m. You can sign up for a 15-minute time slot at Show up to read or listen in.

Monday, Sept. 14

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East Otter Tail County Master Gardeners virtual open house from 7-8:30 p.m. including a presentation on fall garden clean up. Join via Zoom

Tuesday, Sept. 15

  • Tri-County Health Care "Change Your Weighs" support group starts at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in the lobby room. Meetings are once a month through July from 4-5:30 p.m. with nutrition resources and information for people with diabetes, pre-diabetes or those seeking to lose weight or learn more about a healthy diet. For more information, call 218-632-7113.
  • Friends of the Library book sale starts at 10 a.m. at the First National Bank Building. There will be a limited number of people in for browsing at a time along with masks required and people will bag their own books. Sale is until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Free will offerings of cash or check.

Friday, Sept. 18

The sixth annual ecumenical Red, White and Blue Mass service starts at 5:30 p.m. at the church of St. Ann in Wadena, honoring police, fire, EMS and medical personnel. The event is sponsored by Wadena area churches.

Standing dates

  • Cards 1-4 p.m., Monday - Thursday at the Wadena Senior Center. Call (218) 631-4077 for more information.
  • Celebrate Recovery program will be held at the Verndale Family Life Church, 402 Clark Dr. NE, from 6-8 p.m. every Sunday. For more information please call (218) 445-5568.
  • Walk through poems of hope and reassurance at Green Island, 850 Scheer Drive, Wadena from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Wadena Farmers Market, Tuesdays through October from 7 a.m. to noon at Burlington Northern Park.
  • Wadena Farmers Market, Fridays through Oct. 16 from 2-5:30 p.m. at Wesley Lawn.
  • New York Mills Farmers Market, Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through mid-October and Wednesdays from 3-6 p.m. at Central Park on Centennial Drive.
  • Staples Area Farmers Market, Thursdays through mid-October from 2-5:30 p.m. at 107 NE 5th St., Staples.