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.)-New Whiteclay Ideas Taking Shape, But Some Not Satisfied http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=40073  By GRANT SCHULTE  Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. — A new effort to reduce violence and panhandling in Whiteclay is slowly taking shape, but some people say they won’t be satisfied until the tiny Nebraska village stops selling beer near an Indian reservation plagued by alcoholism. Activists who want to close... (Neb.)-Fireworks Spark Western Nebraska House Fire, No Injuries http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=39698      SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) - Firefighters in western Nebraska say a late-night house fire was caused by fireworks.        The Scottsbluff Star-Herald reports  the fire in Scottsbluff occurred late Saturday - the first night a local ordinance allows people to shoot off fireworks for the July 4 holiday.  ... (S.D.)-State Democrats Nominate Pine Ridge Entrepreneur To PUC http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=39692      SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Democrats have nominated a Pine Ridge entrepreneur to run for a spot on the state's Public Utilities Commission.        The nomination of Henry Red Cloud came Saturday during the South Dakota Democratic Party state convention.        Red Cloud is the... (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)-Husker Punter Sam Foltz Killed In Michigan Car Crash http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=23966       Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were killed Saturday night in a car crash in Wisconsin after coaching at a kicking clinic. Louisiana State kicker Colby Deleahoussaye was injured in the crash.        Waukesha County Sheriff's Lt. Thom Moerman said speed was likely... (Neb.)-Chadron State's Shelby Winchell Is National Goat Tying Champion http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=23868 Chadron State College cowgirl Shelby Winchell, is the national goat tying champion. Shown here Wednesday, June 15, 2016, By CON MARSHALL CHADRON – Chadron State College cowgirl Shelby Winchell is the 2016 National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association’s goat tying champion. Winchell, who already had the lead heading into the championship go-round... 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,...