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MN Monster Buck Classic at the PACC this past weekend
U.S. Senate bill attacks growing number of robocalls
Looking Back 50 and 25 years ago in Perham
Jesus Little Lambs Preschool to hold potato bake fundraiser
Heroes of Cell Block OTC
Perham cruises in home win with Frazee
Detroit Lakes edges out Perham
Lakers snap Perham's winning streak
WATCH: The Rink Live plans second day of streaming Hockey Day Minnesota interviews
Lakers double up West Fargo
Donald Herman Stoering
Robert "Bobby" Jackson
Edward Leo Doll
Happy Birthday Ethan
Maddie Marie Palubicki
Trump talks ag labor and trade at the American Farm Bureau Convention
Minnesota lawmakers trade ideas, jabs on health care costs
Sanford, Essentia publish procedure prices, but it won't be much help for patients
NDSU works through ag research funding cuts
School store now open in PHS
Minnesota should do more to protect victims of domestic violence
Why are we paying people not to work?
Phillips: Kindness can bring us to our knees
Bricks and Clicks series message: David can beat Goliath
Letter: Thank you for the Veterans Day program at PHS
Perham Area calendar
Perham Area calendar
Former Moorhead woman competing on new season of 'The Bachelor'
Minnesota family's ties to 'Silent Night' lyricist make performing holiday classic extra special
Perham Area calendar
Diagnosed with terminal cancer a year ago, Lisa Flynn is striving to keep fate in her favor, one day at a time
Easing holiday stress for pets
Coming back home to the hive: Yellowjacket alumni find compelling reasons to nest in Perham
November is National Diabetes Month: Perham's Paul Sonnenberg has lost 120 pounds to gain freedom from type 2 diabetes
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
December 7, 2018
Strong second half helps Sebeka over Perham
A strong second half helped the Sebeka Trojans defeat the Perham Yellowjackets 62-59 in girls basketball on Dec. 6 in Sebeka. Maya Lake poured in 23 points for the the Trojans, scoring 18 of her points in the second half. She hit four 3-pointers in the second half, five for the game,...
December 7, 2018 - 12:48pm
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 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