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 Chamber Recognize Buisnesses and Individuals At Awards Night http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37053 (Chadron)-The Chadron Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards night Thursday. The Large Business of the Year award went to Wahlstrom Ford while the Small Business of the Year was awarded to the Bean Broker.   There was a tie for new Chamber Member of the Year between Subway and... (Neb.)-Dawes County Commissioners Delay Action On Painting The Courthouse At Latest Meeting http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37050 (Chadron)-The latest meeting of the Dawes County Commissioners was held on the Tuesday morning.   At 9:20 A.M. Rachel Johnson of Northwest Community Action Partnership met with the Commissioners. She briefed the commissioners on two programs administered through NCAP: the RSVP and Foster Grandparents programs. Together these two programs have... (Neb.)-Nebraska Senators Delay Vote To Repeal Prairie Dog Law http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37048 LINCOLN-(AP) - Nebraska lawmakers have postponed a vote on bill that would prevent counties from killing black-tailed prairie dogs when residents complain about the animals on their property.   Lawmakers adjourned for the week on Thursday without taking action. Sen. Al Davis, a rancher from Hyannis, is trying to kill... (Neb.)-State Senators Calling On Chambers To Resign http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37046 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A well-known Nebraska senator is facing more criticism for comparing police to a terrorist group, and one lawmaker is calling for his resignation.   The backlash continued Thursday against Sen. Ernie Chambers following comments he made in a hearing.   Chambers said "my ISIS is the... (Neb.)-Chadron Junior Greg McCallum Selected To Represent Chadron At Boys State http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37045 (Chadron)-Chadron High School Junior Greg McCallum has been selected to attend the 2015 Cornhusker Boys State under the sponsorship of the Chadron American Legion Post 12. Greg is the son of Hank and Janice McCallum.   McCallum will join nearly 400 other high school juniors from across Nebraska at the... (Neb.)-Chambers' Comment About Police Draws Criticism http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37039 (LINCOLN)- A Nebraska senator facing criticism for comparing police to a terrorist group is defending his comments, despite calls for an apology.   Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha said Wednesday he would not apologize for the statements during a gun bill hearing last week.   Chambers said at the time... (Neb.)-Chadron Pool Project Receives A 15,000 Dollar Grant http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37037 (Chadron)-The grants for the Chadron municipal swimming pool project keep rolling in and Chadron residents can already hear the splats of swimmers in the new pool.   Members of the Chadron Community Recreation Board presented a 15,000 dollar check to the Chadron Pool Project Tuesday afternoon. Board member Jim Gardner... (Neb.)-Department Of Veterans Affairs To Relax 40 Mile Rule http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37034 (Regional)-(AP)-Responding to pressure from Congress and several veterans groups, the Department of Veterans Affairs is relaxing a rule that makes it hard for some veterans in rural areas to prove they live at least 40 miles from a VA health site.    The change comes amid complaints from lawmakers and... (Neb.)-Oil And Gas Commission Delays Action On Sioux County Disposal Well Application http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37032 SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has delayed a decision on a proposal for a Sioux County disposal site for wastewater from oil exploration.   The commission heard 2 1/2 hours of public comment Tuesday at its Sidney headquarters before convening a specific hearing on... (S.D.)-Tribe Passes Resolution Banning Rapid City Journal From Pine Ridge Indian Reservation http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37022 PINE RIDGE-The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council passed a resolution supporting Pass Creek District’s request for all businesses on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to stop selling the Rapid City Journal and to put a halt to any business with Rapid City Attorney Patrick Duffy.   Duffy is a Rapid City... (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...