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Wadena is a city in Fayette County, Iowa, United States. The population was 262 at the 2010 census.Wadena's electricity is supplied by Alliant Energy. Its land-line phone and DSL internet service is provided by Windstream. Cellular phone service is mainly provided by U.S. Cellular as they have a tower located just east of town. Wadena is located in a valley and other cellular phone providers have spotty coverage in town. Wadena no longer has a cable television provider. Any cable television services must be obtained through satellite service providers such as Dish Network or DirecTV. Wadena is remembered in Iowa for the Woodstock-like rock festival held on a nearby farm, August 1–3, 1970. It also held a second rock-fest in late July 1995. Wadena is also known for its lighted cross which is located on the hill south of town. The cross overlooks Wadena and was erected during the bi-centennial celebrations in 1976. The lighted cross is maintained entirely by donations. Wadena is one of the towns that make up the North Fayette Valley School System. In 2013, the Valley Community School District entered a Whole-Grade Sharing Agreement with neighboring North Fayette CSD to become North Fayette Valley. The new mascot is the Tigerhawk, a combination of both schools' former mascots, the Valley Tigers and the North Fayette Hawks. Grades 9-12 are located in West Union at the North Fayette Valley High School. Grades 7-8 are located at the North Fayette Valley Middle School between Elgin and Clermont. Unless open enrolled out, all elementary students in Wadena will attend Valley Elementary, located in the same building as the NFV Middle School.

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Fayette County, Iowa – Cody Weber – Medium. Maynard only had a few buildings left, but they all seemed to be occupied by business (aside from an abandoned restaurant on the edge of the city)..
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Fayette County, Iowa – Cody Weber – Medium. A few people warned me of Oelwein, citing that it was a dumper of a town and that I'd want to get out of it the moment that I drove inside..
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Fayette County, Iowa – Cody Weber – Medium. There was a wedding reception about five feet away from the photo beside this text. Down the road, there were people picnicking and fishing near the city's ....
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Time Machine: 1970 Wadena Rock Festival | The Gazette. This farmhouse served as headquarters for organizers and security personnel during the Wadena Rock Festival,.
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Visions of '70 Wadena rock festival persevere. Iowa Gov. Bob Ray visited the Wadena rock festival.
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Fayette County, Iowa – Cody Weber – Medium. I was excited to photograph Wadena just to see the town that hosted the Iowa equivalent of Woodstock back in 1970. Over 30,000 people crammed themselves ....