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.)-9 Burros Beloved By Visitors Burned In Custer Park Wildfire http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=42393      CUSTER, S.D. (AP) - Nine burros that are a favorite of visitors to South Dakota's Custer State Park have been burned in a wildfire and it's not known if they will survive.        Park visitor services program manager Kobee Stalder says Saturday that the burros are being treated... (Neb.)-KCSR/KBPY Parade Of Lights Results http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=42356 (Chadron)-The KCSR/KBPY Parade of Lights Christmas Parade was held on a cool Thursday night in downtown Chadron. Custom Rock Crushing/The Pit Stop of Gordon won the first place prize with the Reindeer on the front of a fork lift float. They won 100.00 from KCSR/KBPY while the Bordeaux Trappers float... (Neb.)-Inspirit Counseling Opening Saturday At New Locaton http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=42263 (Chadron)-Inspirit Counseling will have their grand opening at the new location on West 4th Street Saturday from 11a-2p. The public is invited to stop in and see the new facility and visit with them. The Chadron Chamber will have a ribbon cutting at 11:00. Inspirit is a growing mental health... (Neb)-Miss Chadron Kaelia Nelson Loses Struggle With Mental Illness http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=42195 PERU, Neb. - Kaelia Nelson of Alliance, the reigning Miss Chadron, died over the weekend...apparently taking her own life at age 21.     Nemaha County Sheriff Brent Lottman says Nelson was found in her dorm room Sunday afternoon and is believed to have committed suicide with no foul play suspected... (Neb)-Heavy Smoke From Other States Triggers Panhandle 911 Calls http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=41965 CHADRON - Heavy smoke from wildfires in Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming continues to create hazy conditions in the Black Hills and the Panhandle, triggering multiple weekend calls to law enforcement from Chadron to Scottsbluff.       Chadron Fire Chief Jack Rhembrandt says there are no major fires in or near the... (Neb.)-1 Man Killed, Woman Injured In Crash Near Whiteclay http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=41904      WHITECLAY, Neb. (AP) - Officials say a man has died and a woman has been injured in a crash near Whiteclay.        The Sheridan County Sheriff's Department says 46-year-old Francis Ray Rencountre died when the vehicle he was driving went off a bridge, into a ravine and rolled.... UNMC Ophthalmologist Provides Safety Tips For Viewing The Eclipse http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=41894 People interested in viewing the solar eclipse taking place on Monday, August 21, need to keep some important safety tips in mind. During a total eclipse, the sun gradually disappears behind the moon and then reappears. Glowing like a halo, only the sun's outer atmosphere can be seen from behind... (Neb.)-Jet Lands Safely In Scottsbluff After Losing An Engine http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=41864      SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a passenger jet has landed safely in western Nebraska after losing power in one of its two engines on a flight to South Dakota.        Aerodynamics Inc. says Flight 217 carrying 46 passengers and three crew members set down at Western Nebraska... (Neb.)-Chadron City Council Wrangles With Budget http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=41856 (Story courtesy of the Chadron Record) (CHADRON)-With the new budget year looming, the Chadron City Council reviewed the 2017-18 budget ordinance, which includes a tax asking of $870,000, for the first time Monday. There will be two more readings of the budget before it is approved. In general, the proposed... (Neb.)-Nebraska State Patrol Union Head Takes Issue With Report http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=41844      LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The head of the Nebraska state troopers' union is pushing back against portions of a governor's report detailing problems within the Nebraska State Patrol, saying the report unfairly puts part of the blame on the union.        Patrol Sgt. Brian Petersen, president of the... Quality Tire Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=25982 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday. From the Associated Press Updated Sunday at 6:25am Nebraska High School Boys Basketball Alliance 58, Sidney 56 Chadron 58, Gering 55 Colome, South Dakota 69, Cody-Kilgore 47 Gordon/Rushville 56, Mullen 50 Hemingford 60, Leyton 21 Kimball 73,... Quality Tire Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=25812  Here are the latest scores from area prep Sports events played on Saturday. By The Associated Press Saturday's Results  Nebraska Prep Volleyball    C1-5 District Final      Minden defeated Mitchell, 25-17, 19-25, 25-14, 25-13    C1-8 District Final      Omaha Concordia defeated Ogallala, 25-10, 25-18, 25-17    C2-6 District Final... (Neb.)-Wayne Ends Chadron High Football Season http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=25782 (Chadron, Neb.)-Wayne came to Chadron Friday to play in its first post season game in four years and went home with the schools first post season win in over twenty years, defeating the Cardinals 30-28. Prior to the game a tailgate party was held to raise funds for Dylan Waldron,... Quality Tire Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=25766 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday.  By The Associated Press  Saturday's Results  Nebraska Prep Volleyball  Alliance Tournament  Pool Play  Pool A      Alliance defeated Red Cloud, 25-7, 25-10      Alliance defeated Chadron, 19-25, 25-18, 25-23      Chadron defeated Red Cloud, 25-12, 25-11  Pool... (Neb.)-Cardinals Cruise To 5th Win Of Season http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=25683 (Chadron, Neb.)-Chadron wasted little time Friday night at home against Ogallala, outscoring the visitors 30 to nothing in the first half and that would be all the Cardinals needed to pickup the  teams fifth win of the season. Chadron put its first points of the night on the board with... (Neb.)-Cardinals Get Homecoming Win Over Gothenburg http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=25661 (Chadron, Neb.)-Chadron got back on the winning side with a 30-7 win over Gothenburg on Homecoming Friday night. Chadron scored it's first points of the night with 3:48 to go in the first quarter on a 12 yard pass from Homecoming King and CHS QB, Coy Bila to Brayden Richardson.... (Neb.)-Eagles Turn Takeaways Into Touchdowns http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=25634 GUNNISON, Colo. — September 16, 2017 — The Chadron State College defense came up with six takeaways and converted five of them into touchdowns here Saturday afternoon while romping past the Western State Mountaineers 49-7 in a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference contest. The Eagles, now 2-1, scored two touchdowns in the... (Neb.)-Gering Hands Chadron First Loss Of Year http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=25626 (Gering, Neb.)-Gering ended a thirty-plus game losing streak and handed Chadron its first loss of the season Friday night by a final score of 22-14. Gering won the game on the ground rushing for two hundred forty one yards, passing for just 63 yards. Chadron trailed the Bulldogs 6-0 at... Qualtiy Tire Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=25595 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Prep Volleyball    Banner County Triangular      Bayard defeated Sioux County, 24-26, 25-13, 25-19      Bayard defeated Banner County, 25-11, 25-7      Sioux County defeated Banner County, 25-5, 25-19    Garden County... Chadron Picks Up Second Win Of Season, Blows Out Cozad http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=25552 (Chadron)- Chadron is back. CHS football is back after a couple of lean years, as the Cards pounded Cozad 42-7 Friday night in Chadron. Chadron was lead by Senior Quarterback Coy Bila who completed 18 of 19 attempts for 256 yards passing on the night. Seven different Cards caught those...