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Park Rapids Enterprise
Three fire departments contain blaze between Itasca and Park Rapids
Park Rapids home damaged by fire
Former Hubbard County jailer charged with sexual conduct with inmate
City approves zoning change to allow law office move
Nevis couple convicted of marijuana possession
Panthers open season with pair of wins
Foley captures team title at Park Rapids Invitational
Park Rapids girls win five events, finish 2nd at Perham Invitational
Braves defeat Cardinals at Park Rapids tourney
Tigers defeat Menahga, Bagley to reach title game
PATRICK "PAT" KIMBALL
CHARLES M. WILKINS
JANET "JAN" WAGNER
RD Offutt employees clean Straight River roadside ditches
Minnesota grocer Coborn's to add four Wisconsin stores
New GM at Headwaters has big plans
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Quilting facts and ‘fabric’-ation
With a new TV show and memoir almost done, Bea Ojakangas shows no sign of slowing down
Magic Lures and the Banjo Minnow; practice needed
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
Commentary: Dayton continues high spending, high taxes
Commentary: Minnesota needs a transportation fix
Editorial: Is your cell phone spying on you?
Commentary: Small towns, taxpayers prioritized in House road and bridge funding proposal
Letter: Protect state’s outdoors
Former Park Rapids resident marks 103
Put a rink on it: West Fargo couple has curling-themed wedding
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