Latest News and Sports from Chadrad.com http://www.chadrad.com Local news and sports stories from Chadron and the surrounding tri-state area. (Neb.)-Another Mountain Lion Killed South Of Chadron Thursday http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35379 (Chadron)- A one and a half year old female mountain lion was shot south of Chadron in Dawes County on Thursday.   The mountain lion was shot in a ranch yard near the landowner's house and chicken coop. The mountain lion weighed approximately 63 pounds.   As required by law,... (Neb.)-All 7 Chadron City Council Contenders Participate In The KCSR/Chadron Record Forum http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35378 (Chadron)-All seven Chadron city council contenders answered many questions about the future of Chadron at the KCSR/Chadron Record Political Forum Thursday Night. The candidates answered a wide variety of questions and told the room full of Chadron citizens why they make the best candidate for the job. Please listen to... (S.D.)-Shannon County Name Change Financial Costs Would Be Minimal http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35373 (Pine Ridge)-With the thought of the citizens of Shannon County possibly changing history on November 4th when they vote on the question “Shall the name of this county be changed to Oglala Lakota County,” a big question comes to minds of taxpayers in the state. The financial costs this change... (Neb.)-National News Story Has Local Connection http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35368 (Crawford)-A national news story has a local connection. This week, an Ohio man who was held in North Korea for nearly six months for leaving a Bible at a nightclub was released from the North Korean government.   The detainee was Jeffrey Fowle was on vacation to North Korea. He... (S.D.)-Shannon County Residents Preparing To Change History November 4th http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35360 (Pine Ridge)-The citizens of Shannon County will have their opportunity to possibly change history on November 4th. Shannon County voters will be voting on the question “Shall the name of this county be changed to Oglala Lakota County.”   Shannon County lies entirely within the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Third... (Neb.)-Senator Davis Says Property Taxes The Main Issue Facing Western Nebraskans http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35357 (Lincoln)-A big topic that is being discussed around the area is the outrageous prices of property taxes.   State Senator Al Davis, who represents District 43, says this is the greatest issue facing most Nebraskans…   (Listen To Soundbite for audio)   Davis says additional income must come from the... (S.D.)-HUD Secretary Julian Castro Visited The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35346 (PINE RIDGE)– Senator Tim Johnson and U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro visited the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Tuesday, where they met with tribal leaders, toured the reservation to see the housing needs on Pine Ridge, and toured the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation. It is the... (S.D.)-2,199 Acre Prescribed Fire To Begin Thursday Morning At Wind Cave National Park http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35345 (Wind Cave National Park, S.D.) – Preparations are complete for a 2,199 acre prescribed fire planned at Wind Cave National Park Thursday. The burn area is located in the southwestern corner of the park, west of Highway 385. A test burn will be started around 8:30 a.m.Thursday. If conditions remain... (Wyo.)-Wyoming Becomes Latest State To Allow Same Sex Marriage http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35344 CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of change to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights.   Gay couples began to apply for marriage licenses Tuesday, shortly after the... (Neb.)-Chadron City Council Met Monday Night http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35330 (Chadron)-The latest meeting of the Chadron city council was held Monday evening.   The meeting began with the introduction of new city employee Gale Kittell, who is a full time dispatcher for the police department. Kittell hails from Wyoming where he was a rancher. He moved to Chadron with his... (Neb.)-Another Big Win For CHS Friday Night http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21024 (Mitchell, Nebraska)-The Chadron Cardinals had no problem beating Mitchell Friday night, running and passing for three hundred eight yards and scoring 57 points to beat the Tigers 57-0. Chadron got on the board first after Mitchell fumbled on the first down of the first series in the first quarter. Keenan... (Neb.)-Finney, Arias Lead Idaho State Past Chadron State 39-34 http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20948      POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Xavier Finney ran for a career-high 158 yards and two touchdowns and Idaho State held off Chadron State for a 39-34 win Saturday.        Justin Arias threw for 318 yards and a career-high tying four touchdowns for Idaho State (1-2).        Idaho State... Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20947 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday.  By The Associated Press  Updated Sunday at 6:55am.  Nebraska Prep Volleyball   Banner County Triangular      Bayard defeated Banner County, 25-16, 25-10      Bayard defeated Sioux County, 25-16, 25-14      Sioux County defeated. Banner County, 25-17, 25-12... (Neb.)-Chadron Picks Up Second Win With Shutout Of Valentine http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20945 Chadron's Keenan Johnson rumbles down the field against Valentine Friday night in Chadron. (Chadron, Neb.)-The Chadron Cardinals picked up the second win of the season 40-0, over Valentine Friday night in Chadron. Chadron scored in the first quarter on a Kennan Johnson 1 yard run and scored three times in... Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20922 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports event played on Saturday. By The Associated Press   Updated Sunday at 6:45am.  Nebraska Prep Volleyball  Beatrice Tournament  Gold Tournament  First Round      Elkhorn defeated Ogallala, 25-20, 10-25, 25-21      Ogallala def. Aurora, 25-23, 22-25, 28-26  Gregory Tournament  Pool Play  Pool... (Neb.)-Chadron State Cowgirls Finish Second At National Rodeo http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20726 CASPER, Wyo. – Chadron State College senior Shelby Winchell of Scottsbluff tied for second in the goat tying and junior Amy Deichert of Spearfish placed fifth in the barrel race as the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper concluded Saturday night. Those results led the Chadron State women to the... (Neb.)-Chadron golfers have final tune up before districts http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20581 The Chadron boys golf team fired a 370 on Thursday to finish seventh out of 12 teams at the Ogallala Invite in their final competition before districts. Alec Burk again led the Cardinals, shooting 84 to take ninth place. "Alec had a really nice round get away from him a... (Neb.)-West Nebraska All-Star rosters announced http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20559 Several athletes from the KCSR/KBPY area have been selected to represent their schools this summer in the West Nebraska All-Star football and volleyball games. The west roster for the football game will include TD Stein and Cooper Cogdill of Chadron. Stein was an all-state honorable mention his senior year, while... (Neb.)-Kerr twins sign with Gillette, Hinn to Sheridan http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20556 Three members of the Chadron High School girls basketball team have signed letters of intent to play for colleges in Wyoming. Twins Ashlea and Bailea Kerr will play for Gillette College, while Peyton Hinn will attend Sheridan College. Ashlea Kerr was a second team all-state selection in Class C1 for... (Neb.)-Cardinal golf team fifth at Western Conference http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20547 CHADRON - The Chadron boys golf team came away with a fifth place finish in the Western Conference tournament Monday at Ridgeview Country Club. Alec Burk led the way for Chadron with a 83, good enough for a sixth place finish. Jayden Stack was close behind, placing eighth at 84....