Chetek police officers, Lt. Jessica Larson, far left, and Emily Breidenbach, far right, do the “Cha Cha Slide” dance with kids at National Night Out in Chetek on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Nationwide, families were invited to meet with local police officers, paramedics, emergency medical technicians and firefighters for fun times, giveaways and free food. The event encourages police and community partnerships, as well as neighborhood camaraderie. In Chetek, kids enjoyed a bounce house, got door prizes and were invited to see the inside of police, fire trucks and ambulances up close. Also, Red Cedar Church members handed out around 75 backpacks to kids.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.