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Two Chetek families, the Hakseths and Andersons, have spent decades hunting together and kept the deer camp tradition alive once again this year. Eleven-year-old Mason Anderson was congratulated and greeted family and friends when he harvested this beautiful 11-point buck on opening morning …

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The Chetek-Weyerhaeuser girls opened its 2021–22 season last week with two home games and the Bulldogs were able to split those contests and come away with a 1-1 record after week one.

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An initial appearance is scheduled next Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, for a Chetek man who could face up to a year in jail in connection with an Oct. 9, 2021, motorcycle chase in the city of Chetek, according to Barron County Circuit Court records.

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A former Chetek man will serve an 87-day jail sentence and must pay nearly $5,000 in fines and restitution in connection with a January 2021 incident that started out as a “rolling domestic” quarrel and ended with his arrest after a collision that heavily damaged a Chetek police vehicle, Bar…

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An attorney representing a man facing a felony burglary charge in connection with a break-in at a New Auburn frac sand plant reported that a plea deal “is close” during a hearing Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, in Barron County Circuit Court.

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An Eau Claire woman could face up to six years in prison in connection with a May 2021 crash near Chetek that injured two people, according to a complaint filed Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Barron County Circuit Court.

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Pictured above is Naomi Hartmann, nee Nyhus, with three awards from Koelsch Communities. She is a 1984 graduate of Chetek High School who now lives in Chandler, Arizona, where she is the Executive Director at the Koelsch Communities Copper Creek Inn, a memory care facility. The awards were g…

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Mark your calendar for the premiere kick-off event of the holiday season: Christmas for Kids will be held on Friday, Dec. 3, at Gilligans.