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Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
Kids who offend: Hundreds of juveniles from Wadena sent to Moorhead facility yearly
City budget, tax levy increase of 6.58 percent approved
Treasure trove of love: Jewel prompts Free Adoption Day Saturday at DL’s Humane Society
Dayton picks Lt. Gov. Smith for U.S. Senate
Perham wrestlers continue strong run with wins over DGF, Pelican Rapids
Count your blessings and your birds
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
Jerryann "Jerry" Miller
Roy Allen Weber
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Carol I. Bade
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
In the holiday swing of things
Otterdazzle to dazzle with fireworks, lights parade, crafts and more
A whole ‘slew’ of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights tonight
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
Reading 'Martin Luther' eye-opening experience
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Minnesotans deserve cheaper, better healthcare
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
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