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Last of the Really Cold Nights?
Dentists not smiling over state payments
Father-son shooting incident investigated Thursday in rural Perham
Man found dead near Dilworth by train tracks apparently froze to death
LP-A Kindergarten Roundup is March 18
Frazee places fourth at Class A state wrestling tournament
Lakers sweep season series from Spuds
Laker trio prepared for deep runs at state wrestling
DL Mites finish hockey season
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
First White Earth newspaper found at Becker County Museum
Cream-based soups offer quick winter warm-up
Replacement SSA tax forms available online
Good oral hygiene helps keep smile healthy
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Congressional Art Competition seeks high school artists
Black Violin brings classical-modern flare to Holmes stage Thursday
Potato Dumpling Dinner to benefit elderly
Wedding Extravaganza is March 1
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
Minnesota moose population still down
Take a trip for early open water fishing
Irruptions are common when food is limited, conditions harsh
Northland Fat Bike Rally to be held in Bemidji
Wild turkey opportunities explored in DNR class
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
October 3, 2010
Newborn dies from apparent medical issue near Sebeka
A newborn baby apparently died of a medical problem near Sebeka Tuesday night. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office responded around 9:23 p.m. to a report that a baby who was born Sept. 22 who was vomiting and having trouble breathing. Sebeka Rescue and Wadena Ambulance responded...
October 3, 2010 - 11:41am
January 30, 2010
Former Sebeka councilman looking at another felony
SEBEKA -- 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 County District Court with wrongfully obtaining assistance, a felony. On Nov. 22, a deputy responded to a report from a county...
news / crime
January 30, 2010 - 4:08pm
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,...
news / crime
December 29, 2009 - 9:11am
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,...
news / crime
November 27, 2009 - 8:58am
November 21, 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,...
news / crime
November 21, 2009 - 1:14pm
November 2, 2009
Sebeka woman charged for retrieving forfeited items from a storage unit
WADENA -- A Sebeka woman was charged with third-degree burglary for entering a storage unit she had been locked out of to retrieve some of her items. According to Wadena County District Court records, Janet Darlene Burgau, 49, had fallen behind on her rent payments on the storage...
news / crime
November 2, 2009 - 7:08am
October 16, 2009
Flu outbreaks reported in Wadena County schools
PARK RAPIDS -- Wadena-Deer Creek and Sebeka schools are reporting a flu outbreak, while Menahga and Park Rapids are reporting expected day-to-day absences. Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School had 96 absences Monday with most students experiencing flu-like symptoms. Last week, principal...
October 16, 2009 - 2:09pm
July 9, 2009
Former Sebeka councilman sentenced for kidnapping
WADENA - 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 kidnapping a woman and holding her hostage. Randy Lee Pickar, 54, was sentenced in Wadena County District Court to 90 days jail,...
crime / news
July 9, 2009 - 8:58am
May 22, 2009
Fire destroys Sebeka home
SEBEKA - Fire destroyed a home in Rockwood Township in Wadena County Monday, according to the Wadena County Sheriff's Department. Sheriff's...
May 22, 2009 - 8:38am
April 23, 2009
Sensing a 'mole,' three Sebeka women frisk victim, are charged with sex crimes
WADENA - Three women were charged with criminal sexual conduct charges in Wadena County District Court after allegedly fondling a woman outside a bar, saying they suspected her of "wearing a wire." According to court documents, the adult victim went to the Sebeka Liquor store around...
April 23, 2009 - 9:39am
April 22, 2009
Another Sebeka city official charged in metal theft
WADENA - A Sebeka city maintenance worker was charged in Wadena County District Court April 9 with aiding and abetting the theft of scrap metal. Authorities believe Gary Lewis Klovstad, 49, of Sebeka, helped former city councilman Randy Pickar take scrap metal belonging to the...
April 22, 2009 - 10:27am