With the archery season in full swing and the nine-day gun deer season running from Saturday, Nov. 21, to Sunday, Nov. 29, hunters are encouraged to submit photographs of successfully harvested deer to be published in The Chetek Alert.
On Friday, Nov. 20, Gov. Tony Evers issued a new order requiring face coverings when in public indoor spaces to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The order carries a $200 fine, but since the initial order in August, local officials have said they will not prosecute violators.
Ada Steele, of Chetek, brought in this postcard, showing Emil Fremming, left, and his grandson, David Fremming, right, with their photography gear. The two took pictures of Chetek throughout the 1960s and early 70s. Steele said David was her neighbor at one time, and she remembered seeing hi…
The Chetek Alert office, at 312 Knapp St., will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26–27, for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The office will open for normal business hours on Monday, Nov. 30. Articles, ads, payments and contest entries can be placed in the dropbox at the front door at any time.
There will be no Santa Day this year. The event, sponsored by the Chetek Chamber of Commerce, features a visit with Santa Claus, horse-drawn wagon rides and kids’ gift shopping. The event was set for Saturday, Dec. 5.
The city’s 2021 budget was approved on Tuesday evening, Nov. 17. The Chetek Common Council held a virtual meeting for the first time, with council members Terry Hight and Earl Grover, along with deputy clerk Cassandra Larson, appearing remotely via Zoom. Chetek Mayor Jeff Martin, council mem…
Hunters clad in blaze orange gear dotted fields and woods across Barron County, as viewed from above on Saturday morning, Nov. 21. Light winds, a clear sky and temperatures rising to the high 30s made for great weather on opening day of the gun deer season and some hunters found good luck fo…
- Barron County Sheriff's Dept. Dispatch Center - Nov. 25, 2020
- Raymond Selkow Sr.
- Chevy SUV rear ends gravity box wagon on CTH SS on Nov. 19
- Vel Roy H. Wollin
- Arrests made in connection to bones found near Barron
- Gene L. Green
- Sheriff’s deputies looking to speak with local man
- Face mask order extended to January 2021
- Ardella M. Sessions
- Reliving Wisconsin’s famous “Seeley Buck” 100 years later