Cherished Past, Exciting Future.

Wadena is a diverse, forward-thinking community of about 4,000, with robust arts and culture and community spirit. We’re proud of our past and invested in our future. Visit Wadena, the gateway to the north, to enjoy great shopping, recreational, and leisure activities – or come to Wadena to stay! Our excellent schools and many business opportunities are attracting families from far and wide. Learn more at