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.)-Chadron Public Works Director Meets With Carstensen Contracting http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34872 (Chadron)-At the Chadron City Council meeting September 8th, Council Member Paris Fisher voiced his concerns with the storm water sewer project.   Carstensen Contracting is the projects contractor. They originally proposed before the contract was even signed with the city, that the work on Main Street will allow downtown customers... (Neb.)-Dawes County Commissioners To Meet Wednesday Morning http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34871 (DAWES COUNTY)-The Dawes County commissioners will convene for a regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday morning at the Dawes County courthouse. Jail administrator Steve Crile will discuss the Board of Prisoner budget with the commissioners, and county assessor Lindy Coleman will be on hand regarding airport zoning.   At 10:00 a.m.,... (Neb.)-SPEEDO Committee Answers Questions In The Coming Weeks http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34868 (Chadron)-The SPEEDO committee is providing community education by presenting articles of info to the media and other presentations throughout the community. This is our first information piece.   The Chadron City Council, during a Special Meeting on August 23, 2014, asked the SPEEDO Committee to share with the public, information regarding... (Neb.)-Crawford City Council To Hold Special Meeting Thursday http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34863 (Crawford)-A special meeting of the Crawford City Council will be held this Thursday, September 18th in Council Hall Chambers.   This meeting will allow time for public comment and discussion on the budget hearing. The board will also approve Resolution 2014-05 for Levy Allocation setting tax request for the 2014-2015... (Neb.)-Chadron Gets The Green Light To Go Ahead With Ash Street Project http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34856 (Chadron)-On the 20th of August, a motion was filed for a temporary restraining order by Big Bats LLC vs. The City of Chadron through the Dawes County Court System temporarily stopping the progression of the Ash Street project.   A hearing was held on this case Wednesday by Judge Travis... (Neb.)-Johanns Working To Improve Quality Of VA Care http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34843 (Regional)-State Senator Mike Johanns, member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, is putting pressure on the VA to improve the quality of services we provide to veterans. Johanns says that the department of veteran’s affairs needs to uphold the commitment we made to the veterans of Nebraska…   (Listen to... (S.D.)-SD Senate Candidates To Discuss Native American Issues In Debate Friday http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34831 (RAPID CITY)-(AP) - Three of the four U.S. Senate candidates in South Dakota plan to discuss American Indian issues in their latest meeting.   Native Sun News and the United Tribes Technical College in Rapid City are sponsoring Friday's debate at the school's Black Hills Learning Center.   Native American... **Freeze Warning** First Freeze Forecast For Thursday Night http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34821 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY     1127 AM MDT THU SEP 11 2014         DAWES-NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-     NIOBRARA COUNTY-CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-     EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-     INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHADRON...HARRISON...AGATE...DOUGLAS...     GLENROCK...LUSK...BORDEAUX...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...     GUERNSEY...TORRINGTON     ALSO WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA    ... (Neb.)-Willow Tree Festival Hits Gordon This Weekend http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34820 (Gordon, NE)- The annual Willow Tree Festival will be held at Winship Park in Gordon, Nebraska this weekend. The festival has been going on for 31 years, and Event Coordinator Jean Walter gave a brief description of the history of the festival, including how it got its name:   *Listen... (Neb.)-Blood Donation Opportunity In Chadron On Thursday http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34803 (CHADRON)-A blood drive is taking place in Chadron on Thursday. Coordinator Kathi Brown says the event offers individuals an opportunity to make a lifesaving difference in the lives of their neighbors and friends in the Panhandle region. *Listen to story for soundbite*   Brown says the majority of the population... (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.... (Neb.)- Chadron Kiwanis Hosts MLB Pitch, Hit, And Run http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20545 (Chadron)- Thirty-five participants took to Maurice Horse Field on Sunday to take part in the annual MLB Pitch, Hit, and Run put on by the Chadron Kiwanis.   Winners in each division will advance to the sectional competition to be held in Chadron on May 17th.  In the boys 7/8 division,...