Winter 2002 Update: Driving on frozen lakes can be hazardous.
A week after a pickup truck went down in eleven feet of water,
a snowmobiler died when his machine went through the ice
under the long bridge just north of town.
The Chetek Alert carries complete local news.
|From the Chetek Alert 12/23/99|
|Chetek Police report that the first vehicle to go through the ice on the lake was found on Friday, Dec. 17. Apparently, late Thursday night or early Friday morning, 19-year-old Derek Giesel of Chetek drove his truck onto Lake Chetek, near the boat landing across from the airport. The truck was removed sometime Friday.|