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Students find gifts at PTA’s annual shopping event
Hubbard County man dies after falling off ladder
Jingle Bells gala is Thursday, Dec. 12
Declaring a snow day not an easy process
Local Blue Star Mothers offer supplies, support during holidays
Wrestlers cap off home invitational with victory over Wolverines
Panthers outshoot Flyers 73-7 in 14-0 rout
Free throws lift Cardinals past Panthers
Smythe, Fritze win events as Panthers take second at Fergus Falls Invitational
Panthers rout Storm, edge Bears
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HERTA E. KNOBLOCH
JAMES EDWARD YLINIEMI
BETTY C. CROCKER
Donna Mae (Brossoit) Conzemius
Upcoming events Dec. 4 - 9
Christmas has arrived in PR
The good and bad of ice and snow
Reason for vanishing bees remains mystery, ag official says
ATV clubs compete to maintain trails
Mantrap spearing starts Dec. 2
Chateau being built, ski slopes being shaped as project moves ahead
America was built on privatization
Thanksgiving for all
Big Sand Lake supports community
Privatization has been a costly failure
Commentary: Pipeline spills unlikely but possible
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Christmas cookies bring family together for holidays
The tale of the Christmas cactus
July 29, 2013
Swenson speaks out: suspended Sebeka police chief says he plans to retire in 2015
By Zach Kayser / Wadena Pioneer Journal Sebeka Police Chief Eric Swenson spoke only briefly during the public portion of the city council meeting to suspend him for 30 days last week, but in a half-hour phone interview Wednesday with the Pioneer Journal, Swenson opened up. He talked...
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July 29, 2013 - 8:02am
February 11, 2012
Freak accident burns driver, three-mile stretch of highway
A Sebeka man left a three-mile trail of scorched earth when the hay wagon he was hauling caught fire Thursday afternoon, dumping burning hay...
February 11, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 10, 2012
One person killed in head-on collision with semi between Menahga and Sebeka
One person was killed this morning in a head-on collision with a semi on Highway 71 at Redeye, between Sebeka and Menahga. The name of the deceased, who was driving a 1992 Pontiac Bonneville, will be released at noon Tuesday by the State Patrol. The driver of the 2003 Freightliner...
January 10, 2012 - 7:16am
April 30, 2011
Dozen horses seized, more found dead near Sebeka
SEBEKA, Minn. - About a dozen horses were seized by the Wadena County Sheriff's Office here, and a few more were found dead on the property, apparently from not being fed. Wadena County Chief Deputy Bill Cross said the sheriff's office acted on a tip that the horses were in need...
April 30, 2011 - 9:57am
October 18, 2010
Sebeka chief: weapons in fort story 'just wrong
Sebeka Police Chief Eric Swenson said Thursday he's been in the national spotlight for several days, but the underlying story was nothing more than a misunderstanding. Swenson said he's been contacted by all the networks, Fox News, and many other media outlets, all asking about a...
October 18, 2010 - 8:21am
January 30, 2010
Former Sebeka councilman looking at another felony
A former Sebeka city councilman is in trouble with the law again. Randy Lee Pickar, 54, now of Marshall, Minn., was charged Jan. 22 in Wadena County District Court with wrongfully obtaining assistance, a felony. On Nov. 22, a deputy responded to a report from a county fraud prevention...
January 30, 2010 - 8:11am
September 3, 2009
Sebeka HS student gets top ACT score
Jonathan Miller, son of Jerry and Susie Miller and a junior at Sebeka High School, was one of only three college-bound students in Minnesota and one of 84 in the United States and abroad to achieve a 36, the highest possible composite score, on the June 2009 national test administration...
September 3, 2009 - 7:43am
July 9, 2009
Former Sebeka councilman sentenced for kidnapping
A former Sebeka city councilman was sentenced to 90 days in jail and received a stayed sentence of nearly three years in prison for allegedly kidnapping a woman and holding her hostage. Randy Lee Pickar, 54, was sentenced in Wadena County District Court to 90 days jail, 33 months...
July 9, 2009 - 6:51am
June 6, 2009
UNC's Paulson shares 9th place at state meet
United North Central's Stephanie Paulson turned in another top-10 finish in her second trip to the state Class A girls golf tournament. Paulson,...
June 6, 2009 - 1:00pm
May 14, 2009
Savoie, a quiet leader at Sebeka school, dies
Katrine Savoie's sudden passing Saturday at the age of 38 has shocked and saddened several area communities. The New York Mills graduate lived in Park Rapids, taught art at Sebeka and was married to Wadena-Deer Creek fourth grade teacher and head hockey coach Dan Savoie. Katrine's...
May 14, 2009 - 8:40am