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No jail time for rape: Moorhead rape sentence prompts outcry from campus, Fargo detective
Torn-up sick notes show Germanwings pilot should have been grounded
Half percent sales tax increase approved
Two injured in Highway 371 crash Tuesday
Marijuana wax receiving increased attention from law enforcement
Panthers pinned way to historic season
Minnesota United is named a member of Major League Soccer
Lack of scoring led to 6-17-1 record
Former Panthers playing hockey at Division III level
Larry Fitzgerald says Adrian Peterson would be 'game-changer' with Cardinals
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
CHARLES "CHUCK" LONG
EVELYN J. LARSEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
Local singer re-enacts music, history of early 1800s
A great night at the theater
Governor wants to put more money into Minnesota state parks
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
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...
news / region
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