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No-one was hurt, except perhaps the driver’s pride, when a pickup and an ice shack trailer was driven into Prairie Lake along CTH SS north of Chetek early Saturday morning, Oct. 23. According to Barron County Dispatch Logs, a passerby found the truck in the lake and the male driver uninjured…

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The Chetek-Weyerhaeuser High School Student Council organization is hosting the inaugural Color Blaze Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Oct. 30. Check-in for the event begins at 9 a.m. the day of the race—online registration closed on Oct. 14. The run begins at 10 a.m. with walkers following at 10:15 a.m.

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The “Trunks or Treat” event  sponsored by by Chetek and Dovre Lutheran Churches will be held between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Schofield Street between the Chetek Lutheran Church and the funeral home. This event supports the Chetek Food Shelf. Families are encouraged to bring a donation for each …

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Two new businesses—a new hair salon and a skin care business—are open and operating in the Sandals Spa building on Douglas St. in Chetek. Stacey Jensen, at left, is the owner of Hair Etc. by Stacey. She is originally from Minnesota and lives between Cameron and Chetek. Jensen has been in the…

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It has been two years since the C-W Drama Club  has staged a play and 5 long years since they staged a musical, but the weekend after Halloween they are bringing the Addams Family to town!

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The direct impact of the chain of lakes is evident, and I’ve watched it continue to grow since first coming to the area to work in the early 2000s. It was November, and I was working at a lakeside bar and restaurant. As winter progressed, a steady flow of snowmobilers and ice fisherman were …

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Halloween is just around the corner.  Chetek library staff have collected some spooky DVD movies to make your Halloween movie night a scream.  Check out a scary movie and receive a tasty Halloween treat through October 30th.

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Sue Halverson celebrated 25 years of dedicated service at Sterling Bank on Saturday, Oct. 23. She started in 1996 as a teller and currently works as a teller/bookkeeper at the Chetek branch. Halverson is a proud member of the community.

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This submitted photo is a and old, undated postcard from Chetek. In the photo boats cruise across the waters of Lake Chetek with the Long Bridge in the background. Several Chetek and area businesses from that time period are also listed on the post card.