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A marathon re-airing of "Chainsaw Gang" episodes, featuring Matt Clementson, above, was scheduled to air Sunday on CMT. Submitted photo

Park Rapids alum part of popular reality TV 'Chainsaw Gang'

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A Park Rapids Area High School alum is gaining fame - and chuckles - as a "beer drinking redneck," via Country Music Television's "Chainsaw Gang."


Matt Clementson, 48, is a cast member in the rowdy comedic reality show that debuted Nov. 10 on CMT, his childhood friends contacting him with congratulations.

Classmate Becky Rutherford Maninga didn't initially recognize her former high school buddy as part of the Deadwood Chainsaw Gang on the TV screen.

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