|Town of Wadena|
|Rural Municipalities (R.M.)||Lakeview|
|Post Office Established||June 12, 1905|
|Incorporated (Town)||February 27, 1912|
|• Mayor||Greg Linnen (2012)|
|• Chief Administrative Officer||Ferne Hebig|
|• Governing body||Wadena Town Council|
|• M.P. Yorkton—Melville||Cathay Wagantall (2015)|
|• M.L.A. Kelvington-Wadena||Hugh Nerlien (2016)|
|• Total||2.91 km2 (1.12 sq mi)|
|• Land||2.9 km2 (1.12 sq mi)|
|• Density||449.5/km2 (1,166.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|Area code(s)||306 / 639|
|Highways||Hwy 5 / Hwy 35|
|Waterways||Quill Lakes, Fishing Lake, Milligan Creek|
Wadena (// wə-DEE-nə) 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.
- Pamela Wallin – Canadian radio and television personality, senator
- Keith Magnuson – player, team captain and coach of the NHL's Chicago Black Hawks, born and grew up in Wadena
- Bob 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
- Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre
- "Canada Census 2011 (Community Profiles)". Retrieved September 1, 2012.
- National Archives, Archivia Net, Post Offices and Postmasters
- Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System (Towns), retrieved 2008-10-28
- Commissioner of Canada Elections, Library of Parliament (2008), Riding history for Yorkton—Melville (1966– ), retrieved 2008-10-28
- Fishing Lake First Nation
- David McLennan. "Wadena". Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. Canadian Plains Research Center. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
- Sanderson, Anne (January 7, 2009). "Wallin attends first meeting as Canadian Senator". Wadena News. p. 1.
- "Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame". Retrieved August 2, 2013.
- "Pitch-o-matic and the Voice that started it". PugetSoundRadio.com. Retrieved October 18, 2012.
- Sanderson, Anne (March 4, 2009). "Olympic gold medalist attributes life's success to small-town upbringing". Wadena News. p. 1.
- "Deputy Commander UNC". Retrieved July 1, 2019.
- Sanderson, Anne (September 26, 2012). "Nominations close for area municipalities". Wadena News. p. 1.
- Wadena News Staff (August 1, 2012). "Welcome home!". Wadena News. p. 1.
- Official website
- The Wadena News – weekly newspaper serving Wadena and surrounding communities since 1908