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Weekly police report - March 22 edition
City of Detroit Lakes, Wadena involved in possible 'drive-by' ADA lawsuits
Council accepts letter of intent for RTC project: American Covenant Senior Housing Inc. eyes historic buildings
Building on the future: Perham school board gets construction update, discusses safety
County employees caught in middle with license tab, title fiasco
Breckenridge repeats with finals victory over Perham
Balanced attack leads Perham in to the 8AA finals
Perham streaks into the section semifinals
Perham moves into the quarterfinals
No. 3 Roseau tops Barnesville to head to girls basketball section championship
Catherine S. Doll
Henry "Bud" Johnson
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Houghtaling joins Perham Health
Simple and modern
Perham's 2018 Chamber Choice Award recipients announced
New head brewer in place at Disgruntled Brewing
Taking a crack at retirement: Well known Perham chiropractors hanging it up
Science Museum of Minnesota to bring hands-on learning to St. Henry's Area School
Looking Back - Feb. 1 edition
A Place to Belong receives grant to help start up Perham branch
A walk with grace Perham women lead the charge in helping those with MS
Perham subject of Coffee Klatch at historical society
Minnesota legislators introduce Tobacco 21 Bill
Ask A Trooper: How long can a train block a crossing?
Editorial: Your personal stories of hardship change lives
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Guest column: Clocks talk to us
Frazee Spring Arts Festival March 15
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
February 5, 2018
Perham dominant at home over Sebeka
Gabby DeBoer and Mesa Schultz dominated the interior, while Kolbey Bormann, Lisa Meader and Rachel Muer were hitting from the outside when the...
February 5, 2018 - 10:31pm
October 8, 2016
Strong field for annual Perham Volleyball Invitational
A Section 8AA Volleyball Tournament preview may take place on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Prairie Wind Middle School gymnasium and the Perham Area Community Center when the Yellowjackets host the annual Perham Invitational. Four of the top five teams in the North half of the subsection,...
October 8, 2016 - 12:25am
March 11, 2014
Sebeka police chief cited for DWI retires; part-time officer named interim chief
At a special meeting Monday, Sebeka City Council members unanimously accepted the retirement of the town’s police chief, who was recently cited for driving while intoxicated, and appointed a part-time officer as interim chief. Eric Swenson, 48, had been a Sebeka police officer...
March 11, 2014 - 11:14am
March 6, 2014
Sebeka council calls meeting to discuss police chief accused of DWI
SEBEKA, Minn. - The Sebeka City Council will hold a closed meeting at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss the city’s police chief, who was cited last week on a charge of driving while intoxicated. A New York Mills police officer stopped Eric Swenson, 48, just outside city limits about 11...
March 6, 2014 - 10:51am
February 12, 2014
Attacking Lady Jackets win at Sebeka
SEBEKA — Senior Tina Scheidecker and sophomore Ella Von Ruden combined for 34 points as the Perham girls basketball team won their ninth game of the season with a 64-43 road victory over the Trojans in Sebeka. Scheidecker led all scorers with 18 points. Von Ruden added 16 points...
February 12, 2014 - 12:50am
December 18, 2013
Sebeka Business engulfed in flames Dec. 11
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a report of a structure fire at Olson's Custom Farm Services in Sebeka early Dec.11. Within minutes, police and firefighters arrived on scene to find the main building was fully engulfed with flames. Fire departments from Sebeka, Menahga,...
December 18, 2013 - 3:58pm
July 29, 2013
Swenson speaks out: suspended Sebeka police chief says he plans to retire in 2015
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 about how he's doing following the suspension,...
July 29, 2013 - 10:26am
July 15, 2013
Updated: Sebeka police chief suspended after being cited for domestic assault
Chief of the Sebeka Police Department Eric Swenson has been suspended with pay by the city following his citation for domestic assault, which...
July 15, 2013 - 11:10am
July 12, 2013
Sebeka police chief suspended after being cited for domestic assault
An attempt was made by the Pioneer Journal to contact Swenson at his office, but he was unavailable due to the suspension. No working alternate phone number for Swenson was found. Zach Kayser, Wadena Pioneer Journal
July 12, 2013 - 10:10am
June 2, 2010
Woman charged with theft from vulnerable adult
The legal guardian of a vulnerable adult in a nursing home in Menahga allegedly took money for personal use as the nursing home bill went unpaid to the tune of $39,942. Faye Lynn Fulfs, 47, was charged in Wadena County District Court with theft and financial exploitation. She allegedly...
June 2, 2010 - 12:22pm
December 29, 2009
Former Sebeka church youth group leader takes plea deal on sex crime
SEBEKA -- A former youth group leader at a Sebeka church approved a plea deal that would have him plead guilty to one count of criminal sexual conduct in Wadena County District Court, and serve a half a year in jail and another half a year on house arrest. Jeffrey William Frodermann,...
December 29, 2009 - 3:48pm
November 27, 2009
Sebeka man tased, charged with three crimes
WADENA -- According to a court complaint, David Arnold Severson, 41, allegedly threatened to beat up a man in a wheelchair and also choked a 15-year-old boy between 1 a.m. and 5:10 a.m. on Nov. 10, when sheriff's deputies were called. When the officers arrived at the Sebeka residence,...
November 27, 2009 - 11:09am
November 23, 2009
Former Sebeka church youth group leader takes plea deal for sex crime
WADENA -- A former youth group leader at a Sebeka church approved a plea deal that would have him plead guilty to one count of criminal sexual conduct in Wadena County District Court, and serve a half a year in jail and another half a year on house arrest. Jeffrey William Frodermann,...
November 23, 2009 - 3:14pm
March 11, 2009
"Town meetings' set by Murdock
State Rep. Mark Murdock, R-Perham, will host five town hall meetings throughout District 10B Saturday, March 14. The town hall meetings will give local residents opportunities to share their thoughts with Murdock as the current legislative session unfolds. The meetings are informal...
March 11, 2009 - 2:59pm