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Throat-slashing victim tells story of survival
Meteorologists, farmers, park rangers and hungry kids — many feel the brunt of the shutdown
The federal shutdown so far — what you need to know
Openness of meetings debated by Hubbard County Board
25 Minnesota National Guard soldiers headed to the Middle East
Warriors roll to wins over W-DC, WHAN
Defense sparks Braves' 45-32 win over Henning
Dravis captures title at Thief River Falls
Fritze places first in diving at True Team
Pirates rally late to edge Panthers
Jerry Keith Sherk
Richard P. Johnson
June Irene Yliniemi
Suzette Amelia Parkos
Beverly Ann Barnum
Minnesota lawmakers trade ideas, jabs on health care costs
Helping put wheels on senior meals
3M Wonewok gives to hospice program
Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
Place a Business Announcement
CHECK IT OUT COLUMN: Library offering Snow Time to Read program and more
Youth invited to enter library's short story contest
New History Channel show tells of pilot's 1948 'dogfight' with UFO above Fargo
Stories, songs, skiing and snowshoeing set for Itasca's lantern-lit event
LaFleur named new Nemeth Art Center director
Fish house on Little Detroit is open to military, vets, police, EM
CWD battle heats up in Minnesota: Fatal deer disease keeps spreading, has crossed species
Isle Royale wolf, moose study lost to federal shutdown
Ice climbing festival draws enthusiasts from Midwest and beyond
BIRDWISE: Christmas Bird Counts provide valuable information
LETTER TO EDITOR: Thanks, Park Rapids, for bringing my puppy home
COMMENTARY: Sen. Tina Smith says, first, open the government, then implement Farm Bill
COMMENTARY: The redistricting process is important to all of us
ENTERPRISE EDITORIAL: County board made the right choice for its legal newspaper
COMMENTARY: Sen. Utke outlines goals of legislative session
What you need in your winter survival kit
Recipes: Back to school
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
December 29, 2018
Digging out: Winter storm dumps more than one foot of snow
By the time the first winter storm of the season diminished, between 12 and 14 inches of snow fell in Hubbard County, according to the National...
December 29, 2018 - 10:00am
May 30, 2018
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
SEBEKA, Minn. — A central Minnesota couple is feeling a little like new parents after a rare birth on their farm. A cow gave birth to quadruplet...
May 30, 2018 - 7:29pm
February 28, 2018
Letter to Editor: Please return cross to chapel
Would the person who "borrowed" the San Damiano cross from Sister Marquite Smith Chapel at CHI St. Joseph's Health on Jan. 22 please return the cross? It has very special, sentimental value to the Catholic families of the hospital. It is the only Catholic item in the chapel. Please...
February 28, 2018 - 9:00am
November 3, 2017
Four arrested in Sebeka for sale and possession of meth
During the early morning hours of Oct. 25, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office and West Central Drug and Violent Crime Task Force agents executed...
November 3, 2017 - 11:50am
Sebeka driver killed as fuel, grain trucks collide in Grant County
Joseph C. Hensel, a 61-year-old Sebeka man, was killed Monday when the semi-truck he was driving hit another truck at the intersection of U.S....
November 3, 2017 - 11:29am
June 18, 2016
Couple escapes fire that destroys their home near Menahga
With his house engulfed in flames, Dan Yrjo said he was in survival mode when he grabbed a garden hose to spray water in an attempt to knock...
June 18, 2016 - 11:18am
Bear attacks Sebeka woman on deck
SEBEKA, Minn. – A 59-year-old Sebeka woman is recovering after being attacked by a bear on the deck of her home northeast of Sebeka in Wadena...
May 18, 2016 - 10:33am
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...
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...
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...
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...
July 9, 2009 - 6:51am