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.)-Commissioners Hoping To Move Ahead With Web Page Plans http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=33238 (Chadron)-The Dawes County web site and duties for a courtroom bailiff will be two of the topics for discussion at the County Commissioner’s meeting on Wednesday morning. The meeting will begin at 9 am in the Commissioner’s Room of the Dawes County Courthouse.   Regular items on the agenda include claims,... (Neb.)-Chadron Parents Urge School Board To Give Music Department Support http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=33237 (Chadron)-A group of Chadron residents petitioned the Board of Education at their Monday night meeting to take a good, hard look at the music program in the public schools, and do something to save it before it is too late.  The voice of the parents, students and concerned citizens was... (Neb.)-Eight Chadron Students Qualify For National History Competition http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=33235 (Chadron)-Several students from the area made their way to Lincoln over the weekend for the state History Day competition, and Chadron Middle School announced on Monday that eight of their students qualified to move on to the National competition to be held in June.   CMS Principal Nick Dressel said... (Neb.)-CHS Has State Champion FFA Speaker http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=33233 (Chadron)-Chadron High School is excited to announce the recent crowning of a State Champion. The Nebraska State FFA Convention was held in Lincoln this past week and CHS brought home several ribbons and a State Champion. According to CHS Principal Jerry Mack in his blog at chadronschools.org, this is Chadron High... (Neb.)-Chadron School Board Recognizes Many For Achievements http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=33225 (Chadron)-The Chadron Public Schools Board of Education will convene for their regular April meeting on Monday evening beginning at 5:30 pm in the central office boardroom. They will again review several policies after going over claims and reports.   Several people will be recognized during the meeting for accomplishments, including Board... (Neb.)-Spotter Training Course Rescheduled In Chadron http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=33224 (Chadron)-Every year, the National Weather Service in Cheyenne features severe weather spotter training courses in their service area, which includes Dawes County. Earlier this year, a spotter course was scheduled in Chadron, but due to the threat of inclement weather, it had to be cancelled. It was announced today (Friday) that the... (Neb.)-SWANN Reminds People Of Proper Tree Limb Disposal http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=33216 (Chadron)-The Solid Waste Agency of Northwest Nebraska, or SWANN, is asking residents to be advised that the green dumpsters located in alleys and next to brown dumpsters in town are not to be used for anything other than grass clippings and leaves. In a press release from SWANN, they are aware... (Neb.)-City of Chadron Garden Spaces Now Available http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=33215 (Chadron)-The grass is greening up. Flowers are beginning to bloom. Robins are singing the song of spring. That means it is time to start thinking about planting gardens. Many in Chadron have ample room to plant, while others do not. This is why the City of Chadron offers a place for residents to exercise their... (Neb.)-Drifter Cookshack Announces Return Of The Coffee Burger http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=33214 (Harrison)- Sioux County, located in northwest Nebraska, is home to a number of well-known people, attractions and unique items. One of the most unique food items to come out of this part of the world in the last 40 years was a hamburger, the Coffee Burger, first introduced by Delores... (Neb.)-Drive 4 UR School Heads To Crawford http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=33213 (Crawford)-Wahlstrom Ford will be heading to Crawford, for at least one day anyway. The fundraising campaign through Ford Motor Company, Drive 4 UR School, will take the crew from Wahlstrom’s to the Crawford schools on Saturday to help raise funds for their Parent Leadership Group.   The event will begin at 9... (Neb.)-Stack's hole-in-one leads Cardinals to fifth at Mitchell Invite http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20466 Chadron High sophomore Jayden Stack hit the first hole-in-one of his life Tuesday to help the Cardinals to a fifth place finish in the Mitchell Invite. The ace came on the 17th hole, a 200 yard par 3. "It hit the green, bounced once and went in the hole," Stack... (Neb.)-Hooper selected by Tulsa in WNBA Draft http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20461 LINCOLN - All-American Jordan Hooper became the fifth Husker in the last eight years taken in the WNBA Draft, when she was chosen by the Tulsa Shock with the 13th pick on Monday. The Alliance native waited anxiously through the first round of the draft while watching with friends at... (Neb.)-Chadron Youth Baseball & Softball signs up & Taco Bar Fundraiser http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20446 The Chadron Youth Baseball & Softball signs up and Taco Bar Fundraiser will be Sunday, April 13th from 4-7:00 PM at the Panhandle Event Center Ballroom. The sign ups are for all softball/baseball players, ages 4-18 years.   The cost of the Taco Bar is $5 for adults and $3... (Neb.)-Three Lady Cardinals to play in all-star basketball game http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20417 Chadron seniors Ashlea Kerr, Bailea Kerr and Peyton Hinn will represent their school one last time on the basketball court in the 20th Annual Panhandle Prep All-Star basketball game. Coaches held a draft of top area players Wednesday night and rosters were announced Thursday morning. The games will be played... (Neb.)-American Legion umpire testing to be held Sunday in Chadron http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20409 Umpire testing for American Legion baseball will be held Sunday, March 30 in Chadron. Anyone wishing to be an umpire during the summer is asked to attend the clinic at 1 p.m. in the commons area of Chadron High School. The season will run from the middle of May until... (Neb.)-Dickerson leads Cardinals at CSC high school indoor meet http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20406 by Con Marshall Led by junior Jackson Dickerson, several members of the Chadron High School track and field team did well Saturday at the Chadron State College High School Indoor Meet. Dickerson won the long jump with a career-best leap of 20-feet, 5 inches. He also was second in the... (Neb.)-Huskers, Blue Jays on NCAA collision course http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20379 The state of Nebraska will have two teams in the NCAA men's basketball tournament for the first time since 1991 — and they would meet if they win their openers Friday in San Antonio. No. 3-seeded Creighton will open against No. 14 Louisiana and No. 11 Nebraska will play No.... Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20378 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday. By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Basketball  Class A Tournament  Third Place      Omaha Benson 67, Norfolk 62  Championship      Bellevue West 56, Omaha Westside 50, OT  Class B Tournament  Third Place      Elkhorn South 69, York... Thursday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20332 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Thursday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Girls Basketball    Class C1 Tournament  Quarterfinal      Pierce 61, Chadron 47  Class D2 Tournament  Quarterfinal      Giltner 58, Crawford 39   South Dakota Boys Basketball  Region 6A  Regional Semifinal      Chamberlain... (Neb.)- 2014 Run To The Tourney Start Of Things To Come For Crawford http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20331 (Crawford)- The Crawford Lady Rams basketball team made school history this season, when it became the first girls basketball team in school history to qualify for the state basketball tournament.  Although their ultimate goal was not accomplished, this is a squad that will return every pivotal piece for the 2014-15...