Last month, Chadron High School History and Civics Teacher Michael Sandstrom added to his already impressive list of awards with the Third Congressional District Outstanding Teacher Award, presented by the Nebraska Council for the Social Studies.
Nebraska Leadership Education/Action Development (LEAD) Class 40 met in the county for three days this week, beginning their visit at Chadron State College on Sunday afternoon. Though the college was a central point for seminars through their stay, the class also incorporated trips to Fort R…
Bob Reeker, President of the Nebraska Art Teachers Association (NATA), recevently announced Nebraska’s 2022 Art Education Award Recipients. NATA is a professional organization whose mission is to develop and promote quality art education in Nebraska through a statewide professional support s…
Arnold and Carol (Lange) Doyle
Though Monday evening’s meeting of the Chadron Public Schools Board of Education was expected to result in the district remaining levy-neutral at $1.05, such was not the case as a 4-2 vote will drop that levy down to $1.03.
At about 5 p.m. Friday, Dawes County Attorney/Coroner Vance Haug and the Nebraska State Patrol were called to the Dawes County Jail to investigate the unattended death of 23-year-old inmate Aquinnah Schuyler High Hawk.
On Saturday, Oct. 1, the Harvest Moon Fall Festival will officially be a decade old. Though the festival has called Chadron home since 2020, it originated in Hemingford. Committee Member Julie Lawrence isn’t planning anything special to celebrate the milestone, but this year’s event will hav…
Dawes County Extension will begin offering Hound Dog U courses every Tuesday evening for eight weeks, beginning Oct. 4.
More than 75 veterans and family members attended the inaugural Veterans Memorial Flight reunion picnic on Sunday, sharing stories about themselves and the flights they took through local non-profit, Veterans Memorial Flight Inc.
According to Supreme Court Justice Jonathan J. Papik, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Court Judge in the 12th Judicial District — consisting of Banner, Box Butte, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Kimball, Morrill, Scotts Bluff, Sheridan, and Sioux Counties — will have a p…
Monday evening, with Mayor Mark Werner absent, the Chadron City council approved several motions to finalize the budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1.
The public is invited to the Chadron Public Library for a visit with author Alan Wilkinson on Monday, Sept. 26, beginning at 6 p.m.
OMAHA — Food Bank for the Heartland has been selected as a charity partner for Safeway stores in Sidney and Chadron and will receive donations—throughout the month of September—from its annual Nourishing Neighbors campaign aimed at helping ensure every child has access to a healthy breakfast.
Prior to last week’s regular meeting of the Nebraska State Colleges Board of Trustees, Nebraska State College System (NSCS) Chancellor Paul Turman spoke about the economic impact report the state colleges have on their communities.
Last Wednesday, a crowd of Chadron State students, faculty and alumni, community residents, and members of the Nebraska State Colleges Board of Trustees gathered to celebrate the new Math and Science Center of Innovative Learning (COIL) at the Chadron State campus.
Geraldine F. Fickel
Nanci J. Hartman
Chadron Public Schools and Crawford Public Schools will have a hearing on Monday, Sept. 26, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Chadron High School auditorium with regard to the asking for the levy. Following the hearing, there will be a levy hearing and special meeting to approved the budget, whic…
During their regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 6, the Chadron City Council approved an option to purchase real estate west of Greenwood Cemetery for the purpose of a community solar generation facility.
Beginning at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, in Wilson Park, there will be a Veterans Memorial Flight reunion picnic. Honor flight attendees, guardians and their families are welcome.for Honor flight attendees who have passed, their guardians and families are still welcome.
This month, St. Patrick's Catholic church will have a special visitor when Father Jim Sichko visits from Sept. 17-21. Fr. Sichko will be at the church for liturgies on Sunday, Sept. 18, and will also have three 60 Minutes for Jesus sessions at 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 19 & 20.