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To help and to heal: Perham pastor moving to Thailand to help people being trafficked
'It would be devastating': Ag producers steering Trump away from trade war with Mexico
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
Minnesota day care loses license after 3-year-old went missing for hour
Medical marijuana supporter cites possibility of lawsuit as legislators change law approved by voters
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
Minnesota boaters urged to get educated before season begins
Woodie Camp applications being accepted
Peggy L. Korell
Eugene D. Herrmann
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
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