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chili cook-off

Chili Cook-Off

Date: Thursday, September 18th

Time: 3:00 - 6:00 PM

Location: Downtown Wadena

Event Details: Stroll along downtown and try chili samples.  Vote for your favorite. A Traveling Trophy goes to the winner.


Princess Warrior

Princess Warrior 5K

Date: Saturday, August 16th


Registration: 8:30 am    
Walk begins: 10:00 am

Location: Tapley Park  617 SW Lincoln Ave.

Event Description: 5K Run, Walk, Roll, Stroll or Crawl


Jane Fiemeyer was diagnosed with Leukemia at the age of 7. She lost her fight with Leukemia on September 6, 2012. Jane had a dream to find a cure for Cancer. Be sure to come dressed in your best Princess/Prince Attire.

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David Paulson Agency

David Paulson Agency, Inc

Operating as an Independent Agency has enabled the David Paulson Agency Inc. to acquire a number of fine companies from which to choose in order to meet all of our client’s individual needs from personal insurance to business, life and medical insurance. A good portion of the agency’s business is in the specialized field of insurance for businesses.

The insurance agency was purchased on December 1, 1961 by David and Arleen Paulson. In 1979, Kevin Paulson joined the agency staff after attending business school. John Paulson joined the staff in the spring of 1986 after attending Moorhead State University studying finance with an emphasis on insurance.

In the 53 years as an Independent Agency we have developed a reputation for knowledge, honesty and integrity in the insurance business trying to provide our clients with the best price and service possible

We now have 6 agents to service the Wadena and surrounding areas. We are located at Hwy 10 E. and you can reach us at 218-631-3690.

David Paulson Agency

Paulson Agency Realty

Moving is a family affair.

Finding just the right home is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Our family has helped many families relocate or upgrade into a new home.

It is imperative to have an experienced agent that you are comfortable with to take the stress and hassle out of buying or selling a home.

Most important, we always treat you like a member of our family, when you are buying, selling and even after you have moved in.

Our family has been serving Wadena area real estate needs since 1978.

We are located at Hwy 10 E. and you can reach us at 218-631-3690.

What Wadena has to offer...

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. 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!

Get In Touch

Wadena Chamber of Commerce
5 Aldrich Ave. SE
Wadena, MN 56482
Phone: 218-632-7704
Toll Free: 877-631-7704
Email: info@wadenachamber.com