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.)-Fun Days Taking Place In Rushville This Weekend http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34696 (RUSHVILLE)-The city of Rushville is inviting the surrounding community to their annual Fun Days festivities taking place this weekend. Fun Days kicks off Friday evening with a presentation on the Riding the Orphan Train, taking place at the Security First Center at 5:00 p.m. The American Legion will host Customer... (Neb.)-Depression Recovery Program Coming To Chadron http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34695 (CHADRON)-For the third year in a row, a recovery program for those struggling with depression or wishing to prevent depression will be taking place in Chadron. Medical doctor Neil Nedley has put together an eight-week Depression Recovery Program (DRP) from his over 15 years of research and clinical experience. The program... (S.D.)-Oglala Sioux Leader Gerald One Feather Dies http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34634      OGLALA, South Dakota (AP) - Gerald One Feather, the legendary Oglala Sioux leader and former tribal president, has died at 76.        Longtime friend Tom Katus says One Feather died Thursday at a Rapid City hospital. Katus said One Feather had a massive stroke while on dialysis in... (Neb.)-“Unlikely Friendships” Presentation At Fort Rob And Agate This Weekend http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34621 Photo: Lakota leaders American Horse (left) and Red Cloud were at the Red Cloud Agency in northwest Nebraska in late 1874 when Yale University paleontologist O.C. Marsh arrived and sought their permission to look for fossil bones in the White River Badlands to the north. It was in these badlands... (S.D.)-Tribal Officer Fired After Stun Gun Incident http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34620      RAPID CITY, S.D. (ASSOCIATED PRESS) - An Oglala Sioux police officer has been fired for improperly using a stun gun, and the police chief's job might also be in jeopardy.        Tribal Councilman Garfield Steele says Cpl. Becki Sotherland was fired Thursday for an incident last week in... (Neb.)-Leadership Development Course Now Accepting Applications http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34518 (DAWES COUNTY)-The 2014-15 leadership development class known as DELTA (Dawes County Entrepreneur and Leadership Training Academy) is now accepting applications. DELTA is a fun, hands-on way to get more involved in local activities, boards or elected offices and offers a way for businesses to have new employees exposed to a... (Neb.)-Bridge Work Continues In Dawes County http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34488 (DAWES COUNTY)-Work continues on some of the bridges in Dawes County. Highway superintendent Larry Hankin was at the Dawes County commissioners’ meeting Thursday morning to request authorization to move forward with project # C-23, which involves the south bridge on Bethel Loop Road. The relocation project includes straightening the road,... (Neb.)-Dawes County Fair Features Beef Show, Rubber Check Race, Dance http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34480 (DAWES COUNTY)-The Dawes County Fair is already in its final full day of activities out at the Dawes County fairgrounds. A free breakfast was served by the Lions’ Club at 7:00 a.m. in the open air shelter, sponsored by Bank of the West. At 9:00 a.m., the 4-H beef show... (Neb.)-Dawes County Fair Features Livestock Shows, Ranch Rodeo http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34445 (DAWES COUNTY)-The Dawes County Fair continues today (Tuesday) at the fairgrounds with a variety of activities. It’s a big day for those with larger livestock. 4-H swine entries will be accepted in the Vetter Barn from 8:00-10:00 a.m., and from 10:00-11:00 a.m., are the 4-H dairy cattle and goat entries.... (Neb.)-Fire Crews And SEAT Plane Handle Fire South Of Crawford http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=34441 (CRAWFORD)-Despite the amount of rain that the area has received this summer, there is still a possibility of fire breaking out. One such instance occurred on Sunday afternoon about 10 miles south and 10 miles west of Crawford. Crawford Volunteer Fire Department chief Brian Prosser says his team got the... (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,... (Neb.)-Ray wins shot put at Western Conference meet http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20540 Senior Denea Ray was the lone event winner for Chadron on Saturday when the Cardinals hosted the Western Conference track meet. Ray threw the shot put 36 feet 10 inches to beat her competition by a full three feet. Other top five finishes for Chadron's girls were Maaryn Davis placing... (Neb.)-Dickerson, Passero among top finishers at Best in the West track http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20537 SCOTTSBLUFF - Jackson Dickerson won the long jump and placed second in the 100 meters Thursday to lead Chadron at the Best in the West track meet in Scottsbluff. The meet is open only to the top individual performers from around the area in each event. Chadron was represented by... (Neb.)-Cardinal golfers struggle in Scottsbluff http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20532 SCOTTSBLUFF - Windy conditions made it a tough day for the Chadron golf team Thursday as they finished eighth out of nine teams at the Scottsbluff Invite. "It was a tough day for everyone, the wind and cold affected the scoring," coach Randy Burk said. "Only 3 golfers in the... (Neb.)-Six Cardinals to compete at Best of the West track meet http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20525 Six members of the Chadron High School track and field team will compete Thursday at the Best of the West track meet in Scottsbluff. The meet is open only to the area's top performers in each event based on their results from earlier this season. Jackson Dickerson will compete in...