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.)-**Breaking News** Council Approves Holiday Inn Express TIF http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38949 (Chadron, Neb..)-The Chadron City Council has approved the final financial step leading to construction of a new Holiday Inn Express in Chadron. After around an hour of public comment time, the council voted 3-1 with one abstention to approve tax increment financing for the 7.4 million dollar project. The vote... (Neb)-Crawford Couple Charged With Animal Neglect For Sioux Co Cattle http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38851 HARRISON - A Crawford couple has been charged with felony animal neglect resulting in injury or death involving a cattle herd in Sioux County last winter.        33 year old Calvin Vantine and his 25 year old wife Calinda are free on $999 bond with a preliminary hearing scheduled for... (S.D.)-Lawmakers Ask VA To Extend Comment Period On Hospital Study http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38574  Lawmakers ask VA to extend comment period on hospital study      HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota's congressional delegation is asking the Department of Veterans Affairs to extend the comment period on a study that looks at the impact that closing a Hot Springs hospital would have on veterans.... (Neb.)-Game and Parks Looking For Early Trick-or-Treaters http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38489 (Disclaimer: Not an actual picture of the sheep.  The sheep are legitimate, the pug is not.) (Chadron)-While Halloween isn’t until tomorrow, apparently some early trick-or-treaters are wandering around the area in disguise. According to the Nebraska Game and Parks, some exotic wild sheep are wandering in the area.   The Game... **Red Flag Warning Sunday** http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38396 KCSR)-THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING FOR SUNDAY FOR ALL OF WESTERN NEBRASKA, EASTERN WYOMING AND SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA. STRONG WINDS, AND HOT TEMPS, MEAN ANY FIRES WILL SPREAD QUICKLY.  BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED TODAY. (Neb.)-Authorities Investigating Fatal Plane Crash South of Chadron http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38361 (Chadron)-One person has been reported as a fatality in a private plane crash that happened shortly after 5 Tuesday evening. Law enforcement reported that the call came in as a possible crash when they were called out.   The site of the crash is reported to be located southeast of Deadhorse... (Neb.)-Deadline Today For ARC and PLC Programs http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38327 Today, September 30, is the final date to enroll farms into the 2014 and 2015 ARC and PLC programs.   Farms that are not enrolled will be ineligible for payments.  If contracts were initiated, but needed additional signatures from landowners or other producers, it’s important to make sure they have... (Neb)-3rd And 4th Graders Learning More About Agriculture http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38297 CHADRON - 3rd and 4th graders from Chadron, Harrison, and Rushville are spending today at the Dawes County Fairgrounds with Animals Inside and Out, a day-long program from Nebraska Extension that teaches young students about animal science.        Extension 4-H assistant Terri Lemmon says the program has proven very popular... (Neb.)-Commissioners Open Bids For Bethel Bridge Project http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38283 (Chadron)-The Dawes County Commissioners faced a light agenda at their Tuesday morning meeting this week in Chadron. Routine items filled the majority of the agenda. However, the Board did open bids for a bridge project with their decision on the bids to come at the next meeting.   Four bids were received... (Neb.)-BREAKING Multiple Agencies Respond To Grass Fire West Of Chadron http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38253 (Chadron)-Several agencies responded to a grass fire Tuesday west of Chadron. The call for mutual aid from Chadron came in shortly after noon, and other crews responded for several hours after that.   According to law enforcement on scene, the fire began north of Whitney just off of Lone Tree Road... Monday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=23191 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Monday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Basketball   Minuteman Activities Conference Tournament First Round Garden County 67, South Platte 41 Nebraska Girls Basketball Panhandle Athletic Conference Tournament First Round Crawford 53, Hay Springs 32 Sioux County 41,... Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=23182 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday.  By The Associated Press  Updated Sunday at 6:50am.  Nebraska Boys Basketball      Ainsworth 58, Cozad 37      Bridgeport 57, Mitchell 34      Casper Kelly Walsh, Wyoming 74, Gering 50      Gordon/Rushville 56, Kimball... (Neb.) Sioux County Girls Win KBPY Featured Game Tuesday http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=23155 (Harrison, Nebraska)- The Sioux County girls had no problem winning their second game in as many nights when then hosted Glendo, Wyoming on Tuesday night. The game which was broadcast on 107.7 KBPY saw Sioux County beat the Eagles 42-18, at home in Harrison. Glendo only had five girls on... Tuesday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=23098 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Tuesday. By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Prep Basketball Paxton Tournament  Third Place      Garden County 57, Maywood-Hayes Center 35  Championship      Mullen 42, Paxton 40 Nebraska Girls Basketball      Hyannis 67, Gordon/Rushville 43       Harrison Tournament  Consolation... Tuesday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=22875 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Tuesday. By The Associated Press  Nebraska Football  Class D-2  Quarterfinal      Sandhills/Thedford 49, Garden County 14 South Dakota Volleyball  Region 7A  Championship      Red Cloud defeated. Winner, 26-24, 25-17, 23-25, 10-25, 15-11  Region 8A  Championship      Spearfish defeated... Thursday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=22782 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Thursday.  By The Associated Press Nebraska Prep Football Hartington Cedar Catholic 41, Ainsworth 0 Hemingford 64, Sutherland 26 Hyannis 92, Minatare 28 Maxwell 75, Mullen 64 Paxton 58, Stapleton 22 Nebraska Prep Volleyball Bayard def. Minatare, 25-16, 25-7,... Monday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=22694 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Monday. Nebraska Volleyball      Gordon/Rushville defeated Hay Springs, 25-15, 25-6, 25-7    South Dakota Volleyball      Spearfish defeated Douglas, 25-12, 25-5, 25-17      Wall defeated New Underwood, 25-12, 25-22, 25-17   (Questions, comments about this story?  Email dennis@chadrad.com) Thursday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=22588 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Thursday. By The Associated Press  Nebraska Volleyball      Hemingford defeated Edgemont, South Dakota, 25-23, 25-13, 25-20      Mitchell defeated Crawford, 25-5, 25-15, 25-16      Morrill defeated Garden County, 25-15, 25-20, 25-9      Mullen defeated Hyannis, 25-18, 20-25, 25-21,... Friday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=22517 Here are the latest scores from the Associated Press from Fridays prep action. Updated Saturday at 1:20a.m. Nebraska High School Football Ainsworth 24, Centura 20 Aurora 52, Alliance 6 Chadron 42, Gering 13 Chase County 29, Bridgeport 26 Garden County 82, Creek Valley 8 Gordon/Rushville 22, Valentine 14 Gothenburg 52,... (Neb.)-Juniors Win Second Game http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=22300 (Gering)-The First National Bank North Platte Juniors won game two of the American Legion Class B Area 7 Tournament in Gering with a 7-1 Win over Sidney. They will play Ogallala next in che double eliminations tournament at 2:00PM.