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.)-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... (Neb.)-Chadron Aquatics Center Open Saturday http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=41661 (Chadron)- The Chadron Area Aquatics and Wellness Center is open Saturday, normal hours. The center will be open Sunday and Monday regular hours and closed Tuesday July 4th. Chadron Aquatics Center closed. http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=41660 The Chadron Aquatics & Wellness Center is closed this afternoon due to health reasons.  We will let you know when it reopens. (Neb.)-Volunteers Help Finish Nebraska Trail Work http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=41635      RUSHVILLE, Neb. -  Leaders of Cowboy Trail West hope statewide publicity from a story in the Lincoln Journal-Star on their volunteer efforts on the Gordon to Rushville portion of the 320-mile hiking-biking-horse trail between Norfolk and Chadron will generate more interest and donations that will allow them to finish... Storm Pics Wanted! http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=41570 Monday afternoon and evening presented lots of opportunity for folks to grab pictures of one of the more severe weather outbreaks in the area in the past several years. If you have pictures you would like others to see email them to us at kcsr@chadrad.com and we'll post them on... (Neb)-Crawford Student In New Orleans As American Spirit Award Winner http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=41537   Crawford High School junior-to-be Brady Aschwege is in New Orleans this week for the 2017 American Spirit Awards program at the National WWII Museum. He's receiving the Billy Michal Student Leadership Award, given annually to one National History Day winner from each state.        The Michal Award recognizes actions... (Neb.)-Garcia Breaks 5K Record During Colter Run http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=25389                Alejandro Garcia, who has received an array of scholar-athlete awards during his cross country and track and field career at Chadron State College, set a record Saturday while winning the five kilometer race during the 38th annual Colter Run on Fur Trade Days in Chadron.                Garcia finished the race in 15 minutes,... (Neb.)-Eagles Push through To Third Day Of RMAC Tournament http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=25212 Game 1 Game 2 Game 3 0 Chadron State 30-24 3  Colorado Mesa 44-6 Score By Periods Team R H E Chadron State 0 3 1 Colorado Mesa 3 6 0 W: McKenzie Surface (24-4) L: J. Jarecki (16-7) Game Recap: Softball | May 5, 2017 | Kaleb Center, Sports Information Director Eagles push through to third... Friday Quality Tire Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=24987 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Friday.  By The Associated Press  Updated at 10:47pm. Nebraska Boys Basketball  Class A Tournament  Semifinal      Norfolk 53, Omaha South 38      Papillion-LaVista 62, Kearney 50  Class B Tournament  Semifinal      Gretna 73, Alliance 46      Scottsbluff 76,... Quality Tire Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=24865 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday. By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Basketball      Gordon/Rushville 59, Morrill 20      Hyannis 50, Minatare 36      Sidney 92, Mitchell 53      Upton, Wyoming 62, Sioux County 37       East-West Tournament      Alliance 49, McCook... Saturday Quality Tire Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=24829 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Basketball      Alliance 59, Spearfish, South Dakota 43      Scottsbluff 106, Sidney 72    Western Conference Tournament  Third Place      Bridgeport 52, Kimball 49  Nebraska Girls Basketball      Sidney 67, Scottsbluff... (Neb.)-Rams Gain Split In Mitchell Monday http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=24756 (Mitchell, Neb.)-It was a race to beat the snow and Crawford raced away from Mitchell Monday night in Mitchell, 78-61 in boys basketball. Crawford kept its perfect record in tack handling the Class C-1 school on both offense and defense. Mitchell had an early lead but After Blaine Flack hit... (Neb)-Quality Tire Sat Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=24714 By The Associated Press  NEBRASKA BOYS BASKETBALL      Bridgeport 53, Mitchell 40      Casper Kelly Walsh, Wyo. 56, Gering 52      Hay Springs 56, Potter-Dix 34      Hemingford 45, Sioux County 36      Kimball 58, Gordon/Rushville 53      Lexington 59, Sidney 57      Ogallala 60, Valentine 46      Scottsbluff 62,... Quality Tire Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=24676 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Basketball      Chadron 58, Mitchell 45      Creek Valley 62, Minatare 9      Gordon/Rushville 56, Bayard 27      Hershey 44, Bridgeport 35      Leyton 71, Hay Springs 42      Mullen 64,... Quality Tire Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=24577 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Prep Basketball      Bridgeport 46, Sutherland 36      Crawford 42, Garden County 32      Creek Valley 59, Bayard 41      Kimball 77, Morrill 49      Mitchell 53, Hemingford 35     ... Thursday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=24449 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Thursday. By The Associated Press  Nebraska Prep Volleyball  Class B State Tournament  Quarterfinal      Grand Island Northwest defeated Sidney, 25-16, 25-27, 25-18, 25-9      Class C-1 State Tournament  Quarterfinal      Malcolm defeated Chadron, 25-13, 25-18, 25-11     South...