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Search expands for missing NDSU student; no foul play suspected
Body believed to be missing NDSU student found north of Menard's in south Moorhead
Fargo woman arrested for slamming into stopped ambulance while fleeing traffic stop
Seeking a stronger safety net for kids
Husband charged with giving wife deadly dose of drug
"Mega Matt" wins at Milaca
Basketball and track star Michele Baker to be inducted to Laker Hall of Honor
Mollberg a shoe-in for Hall of Honor
Perham's Hein scores twice in BSU loss
Pequot Lakes blanks Green Wave
Ojibwe tradition continues with young men in Bemidji area
Holly McCamant: Why I hope girls don’t turn to the Paleo Diet
From pros to beginners, 600 ride in Laddies Loppet
Fall Festival: Frazee to host family activities
M State campuses to host free fall career exploration workshops
Friends & Neighbors
WDAZ wins Emmy for team coverage in GF
Polaris sues Arctic Cat over patents
Minnesota jobs up 6,100
MN gas prices down this week, this year
DL chiropractors pursuing new ventures
Vocal group Cantus coming to DL’s Holmes Theatre Tuesday
Pumpkin Fest begins Thursday in Lake Park
Open Mic Night Tuesday at NYM Cultural Center
ITOW museum to host reception for veterans’ art exhibit this Thursday
DL Methodist church to hold fall supper
Franklin Jackson Jr.
Good news on jobs, income
New Iraq strategy won’t solve underlying issues
Cass Lake AIS find is all too common
Seniors on the move: Is an herbal remedy right for your ills?
Letter: U.S. Senate candidate running campaign of hate
Deer hunters’ group initiates hunter observation survey
Fishing Lines: Which bait is the best for fall fishing?
North Words: Yellow-bellied sapsuckers, northern flickers only around a few months
Cabin close-up is the time to inspect for AIS
Brad Laabs: As weather goes, so goes September fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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
April 3, 2009
Former Sebeka councilman charged with kidnapping; allegedly spoke of murder-suicide
WADENA - A former Sebeka city councilman has been charged with kidnapping and allegedly spoke openly about a murder-suicide plot. Randy Lee Pickar, 53, was charged Tuesday, March 31 in Wadena County District Court with kidnapping -- no great bodily harm, and terroristic threats....
April 3, 2009 - 11:42am