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 Community Christmas Dinner Invites Everyone http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=36042 (Chadron)-Donations are still being sought for Chadron’s Community Christmas Dinner, coming up Thursday at the Assumption Arena.   Coordinator Linda Yeradi says the dinner is still in need of some pies and a few hams as well as delivery drivers.    Yeradi would like all the delivery orders, which are... (Neb.)-Water Main Break Has Occured In Alliance Today http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=36041 (Alliance)-The Alliance Street Department has announced that there has been a water main break at 6th & Potash shortly before noon today.   The water will be brown. Crews are on scene working to fix the problem. (Regional)-National VA Secretary Says He Is Not Coming To Hot Springs Anytime Soon. Updated With Comments From Kristi Noem http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=36022 (Regional)-National Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald says he will not come to visit the Hot Springs VA Medical Center until after the Environmental Impact Statement on an agency proposal to close the facility is finished. He doesn’t want to be seen as influencing the process, which isn’t scheduled to be... (Neb.)-Governor Heineman Blamed For http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35977 (LINCOLN)-The Omaha World Herald is reporting that a legislative investigation of scandals within the state prison system released Monday blamed Gov. Dave Heineman for a lack of leadership in managing chronically overcrowded facilities.   The committee, chaired by State Sen. Steve Lathrop of Omaha, said the governor’s failure to declare... (Neb.)-Camp Norwesca Has A New Site Director http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35974 (Chadron)-A new site director has been hired for Camp Norwesca.   The site council has hired 22 year old Katelin Gosser. Gosser succeeds Valerie Rahrs, who served the camp for several years before her resignation in June.   Gosser comes to the camp from Shreveport, Louisiana. Gosser plans to complete... (Neb.)-Chadron City Council Will Discuss The Progression Of The Swimming Pool Project At Monday's Meeting http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35968 (Chadron)-The next meeting of the Chadron City Council will be held Monday evening.   The meeting will begin with the announcement of city employee of the year. Chamber Director Colette Fernandez and NNDC Director Deb Cottier will present their monthly update.   The SPEEDO committee will present the council with... (Neb.)-Two Young Fremont Boys Saved Grandfathers Life http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35967 (FREMONT)-(AP) - Two young Fremont brothers are being hailed as heroes for saving their grandfather's life when he collapsed last month while babysitting them.   7-year-old James Fittje and his younger brother, 6-year-old Andrew Fittje, were alone at their home with Joe Belchal, otherwise known as "Grampy," on Nov. 18... (Neb.)-Chadron High School Students Will Teach Other Students Next Friday http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35958 (Chadron)-On Friday December 19th, Chadron High School students will be taking part in a fun and innovative end of their semester. They will be hosting and running their very own student-led technology conference.    The idea came about when a student tech day was being highlighted on Twitter and teachers... (Neb.)-CSC Winter Graduation Is Today http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35953 (Chadron)-Chadron State College holds its Winter Commencement this afternoon with separate ceremonies for bachelor’s and master’s degrees. At 2:00 in the Memorial Hall Auditorium the ceremony for the 83 graduate degrees will be awarded.   Wrapping up the day will be the awarding of 142 bachelor’s degrees in a ceremony... (Neb.)-Chadron's Annual Parade Of Lights Needs You! http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=35951 (Chadron)-The Annual KCSR/KBPY Parade of Lights will be held this Saturday at 6:30PM. All area churches, organizations, or businesses are invited to be a part of it.    Please get your parade entry into us as soon as possible. There will be cash prizes awarded to the best entries. First place will... Thursday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21330 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Thursday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Basketball      Crawford 39, Hay Springs 35      Gering 76, Mitchell 44       Gillette Tournament (Camel)      Scottsbluff 85, Rock Springs, Wyoming 50    Nebraska Girls Basketball      Bayard 55, Banner... Monday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21129 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Monday. By The Associated Press  Nebraska Volleyball      Valentine defeated Bennett County, South Dakota, 25-14, 25-8, 27-25  Crawford Triangular      Crawford defeated Hemingford, 25-10, 25-18      Crawford defeated Sioux County, 25-5, 25-17    South Dakota Volleyball      Belle... (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...