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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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The 2021–22 high school boys’ basketball season tips off this week across the state as the Chetek-Weyerhaeuser squad prepares for its season opener at home against Augusta on Tuesday, Nov. 23.

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Elizabeth (Fredrickson) Miller’s desire and passion for running was in the small town of Chetek in the late 1980s. The Chetek graduate—class of 1988—has certainly kept her competitive racing edge into her adult life. If she accomplishes her goal and completes two more marathons, she will fin…

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An additional trail camera photo submission is highlighted this week for the Bell Press Newspapers Trail Camera Contest. Melissa Johnson, of Cameron, submitted this photo of what she believed to be a rare leucisitic fisher. The animal was captured on a trail camera photo back on Sept. 27. Le…

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The Chetek-Weyerhaeuser girls basketball team will have some work cut out for itself this year, returning just two letter winners from last year’s squad that finished with an overall record of 6-15 (4-14 in conference). Despite the lack of experience returning and a relatively young team, th…

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Sightings of mature bucks in daylight are occurring more often, and an increase in deer-vehicle collisions signals the whitetail breeding season which takes place at the end of October and into November. The shortened span of daylight triggers an onslaught of hormonal activity in deer, leadi…

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With the peak of bow hunting season here and the nine-day gun deer season running from Saturday, Nov. 20, to Sunday, Nov. 28, hunters are encouraged to submit photographs of successfully harvested deer to be published in The Chetek Alert.

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Whitetail Products Gone Wild is quickly becoming one of the hottest deer attractants in the outdoor industry. These locally-made whitetail deer products may put the small towns of Chetek and Cameron on the map but are already paving the way for a promising life for owners Aaron Pisa and fian…