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.)-Accident Near Chadron State Park Slows Traffic http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38162 (Chadron)-A one-vehicle accident south of Chadron slowed traffic temporarily on Thursday morning.  While not many details are available at this time, law enforcement on scene stated they did not believe there were any injuries.   A call was received by the Chadron dispatch center shortly after 9:30 am of an... (Neb.)-Commissioners Begin Hashing Out County Budget http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38150 (Chadron)-The Dawes County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday morning at the Dawes County Courthouse in Chadron with a basic agenda that actually took quite a bit of time.   The meeting began with approval of claims and introduction of new Human Resources Director, Tracy Cloyd, prior to approving... (S.D.)-Ex-Astronaut Promotes STEM Studies Among Native Americans http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38141      RAPID CITY, South Dakota (AP) - A former NASA astronaut is trying to get Native American students to develop an interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.        John Herrington, the first Native American to walk in outer space, has met in Rapid City with... (Neb.)-Crawford City Rights of Way to be Cleaned Next Week http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38131 Attention Crawford Citizens: Starting Monday, August 25, 2015, the AmeriCorps Team Volunteers will be clearing branches, shrubs, brush, and other debris that have encroached on city rights-of-way in a section of town between Beech and Main Streets. Crews will begin the project next week. If you have any large items sitting on a right-of-way at your home, please... (Neb.)-Ormesher Road Now Open http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38010 (Chadron)-Dawes County Road Superintendent Larry Hankin said that as of Thursday afternoon, Ormesher Road is officially open. Hankin was pleased to announce the road opening, but did state that Snook Road will remain closed indefinitely.   As was stated in a story earlier in the week. Hankin has spoken with FEMA... (Neb.)-Vehicle Destroyed By Fire In Evening Blaze http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=38006 (Chadron)-One person escaped injury in a vehicle fire on Wednesday evening. The Chadron Volunteer Fire Department received the call at approximately 9 pm of a car fire on 5th Street in Chadron between Morehead and Chadron Avenue, and it was reported that the vehicle was completely engulfed in flames.    When... (SD)-New Badlands N.P Supt No Stranger To Area http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37997 BADLANDS N.P. - The new Superintendent of Badlands National Park is no stranger there. Mike Pflaum has served there as interim Superintendent and spent 18 years not too far away as Chief Ranger at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. He takes over at Badlands in 3 weeks on August 23.     ... (Neb.)-Ormesher Road Close To Being Open http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37993 (Chadron)-Dawes County Road Superintendent Larry Hankin is confident Ormesher Road should be opened by the end of the week.  Hankin spoke to the Dawes County Commissioners at their Tuesday morning meeting and updated them as to the condition of roads in the county as a result of the extremely wet... (Neb.)-Two Arrested After Crashing Into Construction Barricades http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37943 (Chadron)-Two people were arrested Thursday evening after an accident involving construction barricades in the Kenwood area of Chadron. According to a press release from Lt. Rick Hickstein, Thursday evening at 5:13 pm, the Chadron Police Department received a report of a vehicle that crashed into a barricade in the construction area... (Neb.)-County Approves Purchase Of Trailer And Office Building http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=37930 (Chadron)-The Dawes County Commissioners approved the purchase of a trailer at their Tuesday morning for use as an emergency response vehicle in the event of an emergency. Sheriff Karl Dailey presented the suggestion to the Board after a prior purchase of a trailer didn’t turn out as expected.   Dailey purchased... (Neb.)-Juniors Win Second Game http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=22300 (Gering)-The First National Bank North Platte Juniors won game two of the American Legion Class B Area 7 Tournament in Gering with a 7-1 Win over Sidney. They will play Ogallala next in che double eliminations tournament at 2:00PM. (Neb.)-Dawes County 4-H Shooting Sports Results From Sunday http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21731 (Chadron)-The Dawes County 4-H Shooting Sports club concluded the Panhandle Best matches at home in Chadron on Sunday, March 8.    Sixteen members competed in BB Gun, Air Rifle, and Air Pistol. In the BB Gun discipline for 8 year olds, Jorja Pieper was 3rd, Alex Fisher 4th, and Ethan... (Neb.)-Crawford Joins Chadron GIrls At State Tournament (Updated) http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21694 (Alliance, Nebraska)-The Crawford Lady Rams, will join the Chadron girls in Lincoln on Thursday when the Nebraska High State Basketball Tournament, gets underway. Crawford hung on to beat a determined Leyton team Friday night in Alliance by a 49-42, score. Haley Hanks, Alli Kleinlein, and Katlin Rudloff all scored in... Tuesday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21488 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Tuesday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Basketball      Ainsworth 68, CWC 42      Alliance 68, Gordon/Rushville 35      Mitchell 45, Lingle-Fort Laramie, Wyoming 40      Minuteman Activities Conference Tournament  First Round      Bayard 56, Banner County 39... Monday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21484 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Monday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Basketball     South Platte Valley Association Tournament  First Round      Bridgeport 69, Kimball 43       Nebraska Girls Basketball      MAC Conference Tournament  First Round      Bayard 70, Garden County 25     ... Thursday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21330 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Thursday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Boys Basketball      Crawford 39, Hay Springs 35      Gering 76, Mitchell 44       Gillette Tournament (Camel)      Scottsbluff 85, Rock Springs, Wyoming 50    Nebraska Girls Basketball      Bayard 55, Banner... Monday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21129 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Monday. By The Associated Press  Nebraska Volleyball      Valentine defeated Bennett County, South Dakota, 25-14, 25-8, 27-25  Crawford Triangular      Crawford defeated Hemingford, 25-10, 25-18      Crawford defeated Sioux County, 25-5, 25-17    South Dakota Volleyball      Belle... (Neb.)-Another Big Win For CHS Friday Night http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=21024 (Mitchell, Nebraska)-The Chadron Cardinals had no problem beating Mitchell Friday night, running and passing for three hundred eight yards and scoring 57 points to beat the Tigers 57-0. Chadron got on the board first after Mitchell fumbled on the first down of the first series in the first quarter. Keenan... (Neb.)-Finney, Arias Lead Idaho State Past Chadron State 39-34 http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20948      POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Xavier Finney ran for a career-high 158 yards and two touchdowns and Idaho State held off Chadron State for a 39-34 win Saturday.        Justin Arias threw for 318 yards and a career-high tying four touchdowns for Idaho State (1-2).        Idaho State... Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=20947 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday.  By The Associated Press  Updated Sunday at 6:55am.  Nebraska Prep Volleyball   Banner County Triangular      Bayard defeated Banner County, 25-16, 25-10      Bayard defeated Sioux County, 25-16, 25-14      Sioux County defeated. Banner County, 25-17, 25-12...