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UPDATE: Man dies, grandson hospitalized after ATV breaks through ice near Alexandria Tuesday night
Essentia in talks to join Sanford Health Plan provider network
Librarian charged with entering Grafton homes, saying she was looking for books
Man sentenced in crash that critically injured PR woman
Area artists paint women killed by domestic violence for Beautiful Life Project
Baumgartner, Dravis win medals
Fritze, Benson advance to state
Panthers eliminate Rams from tournament
Panthers host Rangers as section playoffs start
Browerville boys eliminate Menahga from section play
PERCY D. ANDERSON
IDA MAY BENHAM
Target plans to cut thousands of jobs in Minnesota
Basic Business Cents: Culture eats strategic plans for lunch every time!
Pending approval, new PR bank to be called Northview
Dog food made by Perham company is recalled
Figure skating extravaganza is 26th annual
Park Rapids High School choir performs March 2
Nevis graduate publishes first book
Chili Challenge Wednesday
Osprey platform goes to new heights
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
About Fishing: New wave for information on fishing; technology trumps know-how?
Black bear emergence is coming as hibernation ends
Local resorters meet with legislators: Post Labor Day school opening?
Letter: Thank you for making Cabin Fever a success
Letter: Obama’s remarks to WDAY were dishonest
Letter: Other options to transportation plan
Letter: Mental health jail diversion will save lives, money
Editorial: Social Security numbers are all over the place
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