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)-It's Presidents' Day http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=44533 LINCOLN -  Today is Presidents' Day or George Washington's Birthday, either way a national holiday with federal, state, and county offices closed, no mail delivery, and banks and other financial institutions are closed.        Some cities and school districts observe the holiday, others do not.  The city of Chadron, for... (Neb.)-Black Ice Makes Mess Of Roads Wednesday http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=44268 (Chadron, Neb.)- Since early Wednesday morning roads in the area have been covered in a sheet of black ice following a day of freezing mist and rain. The Dawes County Sheriff, says they have either responded to or assisted other agencies since morning on nearly all of the areas main... (Neb)-Gov Ricketts Part Of Pine Ridge Turkey Hunt http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=43927 CHADRON - The annual Pine Ridge Wild Turkey Hunt wraps up today with the 30 invited dignitaries busy from before sunrise until well after sunset.     Northwest Nebraska Development Corporation executive director and hunt organizer Deb Cottier says the best-known of this year's hunters is Governor Pete Ricketts, the first... (Neb.)-McDonald's Grand Re-Opening Held Friday http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=43299 (Chadron, Neb.)-The Chadron McDonald's held its grand re-opening Friday following the extensive remodel project recently completed. The Chadron Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting with the store's owner cutting the ribbon and presenting a check for $1,500.00 to the Chadron Public Schools, $500.00 going to each school. In addition... (Neb.)-All Are Invited To Beef Month / FFA Fundraiser Today http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=43221 There’s a fundraiser coming up this afternoon to help salute Nebraska Beef Month with all proceeds to benefit the local Chadron FFA chapter. KCSR / KBPY / Chadrad Communications are helping coordinate the efforts with help from FFA coordinator Jon Cogdill and several FFA members as well as several generous... **Flash Flood Warning For Much Of Dawes County http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=43190                            FLASH FLOOD WARNING       The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Flash Flood Warning for...Central Dawes County and Northeastern Sioux County until 145 AM MDT   * At 1049 PM MDT, local law enforcement officials reported thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to... (Neb)-Potter Woman Killed In Pickup-Train Collision http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=42987 SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) - A southern Panhandle woman was killed about 6:40 Tuesday morning when her pickup collided with a train at a crossing in rural Cheyenne County.       County Attorney/Coroner Paul Schaub says the accident occurred as 37 year old Christina Spaulding of Potter was crossing the tracks on... (Neb.)-Sandhills Man sentenced To 10 Years For Child Porn http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=42520      LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A western Nebraska man and convicted sex offender has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography.        Federal prosecutors say 38-year-old Bobby Joe Ansley, of Mullen, was sentenced Friday in Lincoln's federal court.        Prosecutors say the Nebraska... (Neb.)-**Chadron Pool Closed Monday** http://www.chadrad.com/newsstory.cfm?story=42463 (Chadron,Neb.)-The Chadron Area Aquatics and Wellness center will be closed again today because of a mechanical problem. City officials will update us later on the status of the closure. (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.)-Cards Shine At CSC Indoor Track Meet http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=27826 The Chadron Cardinals turned in some excellent performances Saturday during the 29th annual Chadron State College Indoor Track and Field Meet for high school athletics.                The Chadron girls won three individual events and two of the three relays.                Lady Cardinals taking firsts were Dawn Dunbar in the 55-meter hurdles,... Quality Tire Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=27744 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday.  By The Associated Press  Updated Sunday at 6:44AM      South Dakota Boys Prep Basketball      Brandon Valley 62, St. Thomas More 52      Edgemont 52, New Underwood 49      Faith 63, Philip 33      Pierre 56, Mitchell... (Neb.)-Sioux County Takes Two From Rams http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=27649 (Harrison, Neb.)-Sioux County High school hosted the Crawford Rams Tuesday night in the season basketball final for the home team and it was a good night for them. The boys got the win over Crawford after losing two to the Rams this year.  Crawford trailed most of the game but... (Neb.)-Gordon/Rushville Too Much for Hawks Tuesday http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=27489 (Hay Springs)-The Gordon/Rushville Mustangs took two from Hay Springs Tuesday night in Hay Springs, 67-27 in the girls game and 47-33 in the boys. Hay Springs scored the first point of the girls game and had a 1-0 lead but Gordon/Rushville scored 13 times in the first period and never... Edgemont Takes Two From Crawford On KBPY Thursday http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=27459 (Chadron, Neb.)-The high school basketball season restarted with two games in Edgemont, featuring the Moguls and Crawford Rams. The games were broadcast on 107.7 KBPY, with the boys game going to Edgemont 43-40. The game was close from beginning to end with the two teams tied at 13 after one... Quality Tire Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=27440 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday.  By The Associated Press  Updated Sunday at 6:48am        Nebraska Boys Prep Basketball      Alliance 55, Bridgeport 47        Amherst Holiday Tournament      Ogallala 76, Amherst 37        Cabela's Holiday Shootout       ... Quality Tire Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=27375 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday. By The Associated Press      Nebraska Boys Prep Basketball      Ainsworth 63, Gordon/Rushville 39      Bayard 50, Creek Valley 48      Bridgeport 40, Sutherland 39, OT      Cozad 71, Valentine 42      Garden County 44, Crawford 25... Quality Tire Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=27216 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday.  By The Associated Press  Nebraska Prep Volleyball  Class B District Final  B-4      Alliance defeated Bennington, 25-18, 25-19, 25-22  Class C-1 District Final  C1-4      Bishop Neumann defeated Ogallala, 25-15, 25-20, 25-14  C1-7      Columbus Scotus defeated... (Neb.)-Broadcast Schedule For Chadron Playoff Football Announced http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=27150 (Chadron, Neb.)-When Chadron takes on Pierce in the first round of the Class C-1 football playoffs Friday, there will be plenty of coverage of the game. Stereo AM 610 KCSR will begin its live coverage from Pierce at 12:25 MDT, Friday afternoon with Tye and Dennis. It was also announced... Quality Tire Saturday Prep Scoreboard http://www.chadrad.com/sportsstory.cfm?story=27119 Here are the latest scores from area prep sports events played on Saturday Updated Sunday at 6:44am NEBRASKA HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL  Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference Tournament  Pool Play   Pool B      Columbus defeated Gering, 25-15, 25-13      Columbus defeated Scottsbluff, 25-19, 25-13      Gering defeated Scottsbluff, 25-19, 22-25, 25-16...