Latest News and Sports from Chadrad.com http://www.chadrad.com Local news and sports stories from Chadron and the surrounding tri-state area. (S.D.)-Rapid City Man Now Facing Murder Charges In Death Of Infant http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37825      RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Authorities say a 26-year-old Rapid City man who was arrested last week after an infant died of injuries at a local hospital is now facing a murder charge.        The Rapid City Police Department says Kristopher Houchin on Monday was charged with second-degree... (S.D.)-Board Reverses Recommendation On Harney Peak Name Change http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37824      PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota board has reversed itself and recommended that Harney Peak not be renamed even though some American Indians may find it offensive.        The Board on Geographic Names earlier recommended that Harney Peak, in the Black Hills National Forest, have its name... (Neb.)-CHANGE - Crawford To Stripe Downtown Parking Overnight TUES http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37822       The City of Crawford will be striping on-street parking in the downtown area starting at midnight Tuesday night, June 30. The original announcement from the city had the paving beginning Monday night.        Officials are asking all residents to move vehicles from the downtown parking areas before midnight so... (Neb.)-Chadron Airport To Remain Open Through Summer http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37804 (Chadron)-The Chadron Municipal Airport will not be closing on June 29, 2015.  Due to weather related delays the schedule has changed.   Reede construction and the City of Chadron will keep the airport open until Mid, September and then work on a displaced threshold on the new 02-20 runway to... (Neb.)-Some Chadron Residents Without Water After Water Main Break http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37792 (Chadron)-A water main break on Second and Pine Streets in Chadron has left some residents without water this afternoon (Thursday). City of Chadron Water Superintendent Tom Menke said crews hope to restore service by the end of the day.   The break happened just north of the intersection of Second and... (Neb.)-Sioux County Now Included In Disaster Declaration http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37785 (Chadron)-It has been announced that family farmers in one Nebraska county are eligible to apply for low interest Emergency (EM) loans due to physical and production losses caused by flooding and hail.  According to Kim Buchheit, Farm Loan Manager for the Dawes/N. Sioux County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), Sioux... (S.D.)-Heavy Rains Lead To Rapid City Flooding http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37775      RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Heavy rains in Rapid City flooded some streets and cut off access to some homes.        A rising Rapid Creek forced the closure of some roads Wednesday morning, and emergency officials were helping evacuate some residents in the area.        Most low-lying... (Neb.)-Storm Chasers Make Stop In Chadron http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37732 (Chadron)-Area residents may not get very excited when they hear of the potential for severe storms in the area, but there are others who do. A group of nationally known storm chasers was in Chadron on Wednesday as they prepared for an active evening of severe weather.   Sean Casey and... (Neb.)-Kindergarten Registration Open For Chadron Schools http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37719 (Chadron)-Although summer isn’t even officially here according to the calendar, parents of new kindergarten students are able to begin the registration process for the upcoming school year.   According to Chadron Primary School Principal Lou Alcorn on her blog at www.chadronschools.org, registration must be completed between the dates of July... (S.D.)-Deadwood Commission Looks To Ban Dangerous Animals In Town http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37709      DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) - Deadwood officials are pushing to ban dangerous animals a month after state regulators ruled a Minnesota woman could house wolf pups at a wildlife education center in the town.        Commissioner David Ruth says officials recently revisited the city's rules governing dangerous animals and... (Neb.)-Dawes County 4-H Shooting Sports Results From Sunday http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21731 (Chadron)-The Dawes County 4-H Shooting Sports club concluded the Panhandle Best matches at home in Chadron on Sunday, March 8.    Sixteen members competed in BB Gun, Air Rifle, and Air Pistol. In the BB Gun discipline for 8 year olds, Jorja Pieper was 3rd, Alex Fisher 4th, and Ethan... (Neb.)-Crawford Joins Chadron GIrls At State Tournament (Updated) http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21694 (Alliance, Nebraska)-The Crawford Lady Rams, will join the Chadron girls in Lincoln on Thursday when the Nebraska High State Basketball Tournament, gets underway. Crawford hung on to beat a determined Leyton team Friday night in Alliance by a 49-42, score. Haley Hanks, Alli Kleinlein, and Katlin Rudloff all scored in... Tuesday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21488 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Tuesday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Basketball      Ainsworth 68, CWC 42      Alliance 68, Gordon/Rushville 35      Mitchell 45, Lingle-Fort Laramie, Wyoming 40      Minuteman Activities Conference Tournament  First Round      Bayard 56, Banner County 39... Monday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21484 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Monday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Basketball     South Platte Valley Association Tournament  First Round      Bridgeport 69, Kimball 43       Nebraska Girls Basketball      MAC Conference Tournament  First Round      Bayard 70, Garden County 25     ... 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...