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)-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... (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... 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... (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,...