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* Help Wanted: Sandhills Elite
Genetics has an excellent part time opportunity available
for a reliable, hard working person who has truck driving
experience. CDL is preferred but not required. While hours
vary, you typically start before dawn Mondays, Tuesdays and
Thursdays and wrap up around lunch time. So, right around 8
or so hours per day. Applicant will be required to drive,
load and unload by using proper animal handling techniques
and biosecurity awareness. On the job training provided.
Competitive wage is offered as well as flexibility for time
off. If you would like to take advantage of this great
opportunity for early morning supplemental income with a
progressive locally owned company, call Traci at 382-0139 or
the GJW office at 382-3333 to learn more or for an
* Help Wanted: Come grow with Akrs
Equipment of Ainsworth, they are looking to fill a full time
service manager position. Motivated applicant must have
strong leadership and communication skills and have
experience with John Deere and other ag implements. They
offer industry leading wages and uncapped monthly bonus
potential and well as outstanding benefits that include:
company match 401K, medical, dental and vision insurance,
life insurance, paid training and development, all in a
family friendly community. AKRS Equipment is the most
innovative and forward thinking dealership in the Midwest so
come join the excitement! For a complete job description and
to apply just log on to
* Help Wanted: Public Health
Nurse/Emergency Preparedness Liaison. The North Central
District Health Department is looking for a knowledgeable
and motivated Emergency Preparedness Liaison to work as the
point of contract for schools in the NCDHD District as they
reopen during the Covid-19 response. Bachelor’s or
Associates degree in Science, statistics, or Nursing with at
least 2 years of experience in Nursing, Public Health,
Healthcare of other data or science-related fields.
Registered nurse or licensed Practical Nurse preferred but
not required. Interested candidates should visit the North
Central District Health Department careers page for a
complete job description and to submit a resume and cover
letter. Position to be filled immediately and will remain
open until filled.
* Help Wanted: Public Health
Nurse/Emergency Response Liaison. The North Central District
Health Department is looking for a motivated and eager
Emergency Response Liaison who will aide in emergency
response activities related to Covid-19, assist in
vaccination clinic planning, assist in championing Personal
Protective Equipment distribution and inventory as well as
assist in back-up duties in contract tracing and case
investigations for NCDHD. A candidate with Bachelor’s or
Associates degree in Business, emergency management, Public
Health, Nursing or related field, at least 2 years of
experience in a healthcare setting, emergency response or
public health. RN or LPN preferred but not required.
Interested candidates should visit the North Central
District Health Department careers page for a complete job
description and to submit a resume and cover letter.
Position to be filled immediately and will remain open until
* Help Wanted: Prevention
Coordinator. North Central District Health Department is
looking for a motivated and dynamic Drug and Alcohol
Prevention Coordinator to manage the local substance abuse
prevention coalitions, coordinate local law enforcement
activities, local programs, projects and practices designed
to reduce key risk factors contributing to substance abuse
by youth and across all lifespan. Excellent time management
and communication skills are a must. Some evening and
weekend hours required. Local travel within the service area
required. Access to personal transportation required as
occasional travel is involved. Interested candidates should
visit the North Central District Health Department careers
page for a complete job description and to submit a resume
and cover letter. Position to be filled immediately and will
remain open until filled.
* Help Wanted: a full-time
Co-Teacher position is now available in Ainsworth at Little
Paws Preschool, August to April each school year. Your job
will include encouraging creativity, fostering academic
growth and nurturing tiny learners age 3 – 5. Successful
applicant will assist teacher with daily activities,
planning, cleaning and completing paperwork. Qualified
individual must possess a high school diploma or equivalent,
a valid Nebraska Drivers license and a working phone. Prefer
prior employment or volunteer experience working directly
with income qualifying families. Competitive wage is offered
as well as a great benefits pkg. including health, dental,
life and vision insurance, an exceptional PTO plan, holiday
pay, EAP, Cafeteria Section 125, retirement and a flexible
four day work week. For your application call 308-745-0780
ext. 105 or apply online at
www.centralnebraskacap.com. This position will remain
open until filled. EEO/AA
* Help Wanted: Full time and part
time medication aide positions are available at Cottonwood
Villa in Ainsworth for both the day and night shifts.
Training is provided on site. A part time to full time cook
position is also available. Cottonwood Villa is committed to
championing the quality of life for all seniors. They invite
you to join their friendly staff in delivering innovative
senior living services of the highest quality. If you’re
interested in a new career, one where your work really makes
a difference now’s the time to apply at Cottonwood Villa. If
you have any questions or to apply contact Ann Fiala at
Cottonwood Villa, phone 387-1000. Competitive wage is
offered and benefits are available for full time positions.
* Services: AgLand Pump in Atkinson has certified pump
pullers ready to pull and service all of your turbine and
submersible pumps this irrigation season. Agland Pump has
Gearheads, hollow shafts and submersible motors on hand,
ready to hit the field. AgLand Pump – they eliminate the
downtime! AgLand Pump 925-2913. Brett 340-0830. Mike
For Sale: a 2004 Dodge Stratus. New tires
and new transmission. Runs real good. Call 382-5488.
* Beautiful home for sale in Ainsworth.
Single-family, ranch style home. Great location.
Walking distance to East City Park, School and
hospital. Features an attached two car garage,
detached one-car garage, a recently built detached,
three-stall climate controlled, shop/garage with its
own half-bath and an over-sized stall for a
camper/boat. Master bedroom with en-suite ¾ bath,
two bedrooms and a full bath, main level laundry,
large living room and an open kitchen/dining area.
Finished basement with fireplace, family room, 2
bonus rooms, ¾ bath and lots of storage. This home
boasts a welcoming front lawn and large, fenced-in
back yard – both with underground sprinklers and a
cement patio. Perfect for pets, little ones and
summer nights in! Pictures available upon request,
serious inquiries only please. *No rent to own, no
financing, no trades. Contact Lucinda Noronha by
* House for Sale in Ainsworth: The main floor has
been fully remodeled. Beautifully remodeled kitchen
with appliances. New bathroom, new flooring
throughout. Two bedroom, one bathroom, living/dining
combination. Walk in closet. Unfinished concrete
basement with one bedroom, detached garage. Great
neighborhood, great location – close to the school.
Serious inquiries only. Call Tony Buckles at
760-1077 or Christina at 760-0765 for details and to
make an appointment to view. If no answer, please
leave a message.
* Bassett Housing Authority – safe,
affordable housing for qualifying individuals. Income
guideline apply – rent is 30% of gross income.
Background screening is required and must be approved
prior to admittance. One, two and three bedroom units
come equipped with range and refrigerator, and are
within walking distance of downtown Bassett. Utilities
included are water, sewer, garbage, gas and electricity.
Call 684-3329 for more information. If no answer, please
leave a message. There is no charge to file an
application. If no units are available at time of
application, names are included on a waiting list and
individuals will be called upon availability.
Treasure hunters and garage sale junkies, get
ready to hit Valentine’s City Wide Garage Sales coming up this
Saturday! These sales are featuring everything – from so called
“household” items to baby clothes, logo wear, kids items, toys,
apparel for all ages, appliances, furniture, sporting goods –
you name it! Map your trek by picking up this week’s edition of
the Midland News. Make sure while you’re in town to visit
Valentine’s area merchants for great shopping and savings too –
plus you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, supper or a much needed
shopping sustenance break at any of their fabulous eateries! The
Garage Sales are city wide this Saturday – event sponsored by
the Valentine Chamber of Commerce.
* Just sit back and
enjoy the journey. Grab life by the handlebars – OR
steering wheel and come on the Sandhills Iron Horse
Riders 20th Annual Benefit Poker Run. Registration
begins at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 18 at the Silver Circle. Kickstands
up at noon. Cost is just $30 a couple or $20 for a
single rider. They’re riding to Spencer and will
make their way back to Ainsworth to draw poker hands
at the Elks Club then end at the Circle to announce
winners of the poker hand, 50/50 and raffle.
Beneficiaries are Sharon Painter, Darrel Steele and
Reggie Alder. For more information or to make a
donation please call or text: Penny Waits at
382-8152 or Greg Henrikson at 605-390-2382 or Misty
Rowley at 382-5171.
* Saturday, July 18 is
the Roger Hansen Moving Auction conducted by Taggart
Auction Service. This sale will be held at 42018
Hwy 20 in Johnstown starting at 11 a.m. Lunch
available on site by the L Bow Room Bar & Grill. To
view the full sale listing go to
www.sdauctions.com or questions call Dave
The Holt County Consignment
Sale is coming up this Saturday, July 18. Sale
location is 5 miles east of Stuart on Hwy. 20, then
5&1/2 miles north. Sale time is at 9 a.m. 2 rings
will run so you’ll want to bring a friend. In the
offering you’ll find Tractors, livestock equipment,
hay equipment, fencing supplies, skid steer
attachment, irrigation, vehicles, trailers, shop and
misc. PLUS Larry Kliment estate guns. It’s another
great offering of clean equipment, go to
www.holtgrewauction.com to see complete listing
and pictures too plus you can stay updated on late
consignments that keep rolling in. Consignments
taken day of sale will be sold last. Lunch available
on the grounds. Don’t miss the Holt County
Consignment Sale this Saturday, brought to you by
Holtgrew Auction and Appraisal, Ron Holtgrew
* Household Moving Auction coming up Saturday, July 18 at 460
2nd Street in Inman, sale time is at 10 a.m. Dorine Campbell and
Guest Consignor, owners. Dorine has sold her home and will not
be taking many items with her so come expecting a complete line
of good quality household items, along with a clean ’05 Chevy
Impala LS that has always been garaged. In the offering is also
a well maintained lawn mower, many household appliances both
large and small, from the kitchen to the laundry room, lots of
furniture too, living room, bedroom, dining room, entertainment
room, storage, stands and cabinets – this sale has you covered
plus a picnic table, tools and garden tools, old recipes, an
Elvis Collection, movies, luggage, decoratives, sea shells and
more. Should be a fun one so start making plans now to spend
Saturday, July 18 in Inman, check out the sale bill and pictures
too by going to
www.mmauctionsllc.com. M&M Auctions of O’Neill in charge,
Matt McKay and Mark Durre, they’re ready to go to work for you!
* Honor the Fallen.
Support the living. The Junior Auxiliary girls will
going around town this Thursday morning for Poppy
Day! (Usually held in May but due to circumstances
they weren’t able to hold it then.) The Poppy
reminds Americans of the sacrifices made by our
Veterans while protecting our freedoms. Buy a Poppy.
Wear a Poppy to honor those who have worn our
nations uniform. All proceeds from Poppy Day goes to
disabled veterans. It’s a great cause.
* Treasure hunters and
garage sale junkies, get ready to hit Valentine’s
City Wide Garage Sales coming up this Saturday!
These sales are featuring everything – from so
called “household” items to baby clothes, logo wear,
kids items, toys, apparel for all ages, appliances,
furniture, sporting goods – you name it! Map your
trek by picking up this week’s edition of the
Midland News. Make sure while you’re in town to
visit Valentine’s area merchants for great shopping
and savings too – plus you can enjoy breakfast,
lunch, supper or a much needed shopping sustenance
break at any of their fabulous eateries! The Garage
Sales are city wide this Saturday – event sponsored
by the Valentine Chamber of Commerce.
* The annual Ainsworth
Men’s Open Golf Tournament tees off at 10 a.m. this
Sunday, July 19. The tournament features added
flight money provided by the Ainsworth Star-Journal
and KBRB Radio. Golfers play 18 holes of golf, after
which the tournament is flighted. The top two
flights play an additional nine holes to determine
the winners, while the remaining flights are
finalized after 18 holes. There are flights for all
skill levels, so plan to play. To sign up and to
reserve a cart if needed, call the Ainsworth
Municipal Golf Course at 387-1658.
* Stuart Raceway
Update/Interview about changes, guidelines, ticket
purchases, etc. can be heard on
– on the sports page.
* Come join the Rock
County Hospital for one of the Sandhills premier
golf outings and community fund raising events! Save
the date and get entered! The Rock County Hospital's
10th Annual Golf Tournament is coming up Friday,
July 24 at the Bassett Country Club. It's a 9 hold,
4 person scramble complete with flag prizes, door
prizes and tons of fun! Registration is at 12 noon,
tee off is at 1 p.m. Cost is just $120 per team -
that includes 1 team mulligan and your meal too. The
Rock County Hospital has grown steadily to serve the
needs of the area - proceeds from this year's golf
tournament will be directed towards a facility van.
Get your team signed up today be contacting Pam
Wegener at 684-3366 or 340-6465 OR call the Bassett
Country Club at 684-3449 to sign up and reserve your
* The Atkinson Stuart
Food Pantry is the recipient of the Farmers to
Families Produce Boxes. There will be produce dairy
and meat distributed. The boxes will be distributed
today from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the West Holt
Health Ministries building, 108 West State Street.
This drive-through will be the same as in the past.
If you have questions call Linda at 340-2273. This
organization is an equal opportunity provider.
* Ranch Rodeo Teams
Wanted: $1500 in ADDED prize money! Entries are NOW
OPEN for the Cherry County Fair’s Annual Ranch Rodeo
coming up on August 9th in Valentine. Entries are
$200 per team and is limited to the first 20 teams
so get in on the action, call or text Clinton
Assarson today to get your team signed up, phone
322-1316 and save the date for the Cherry County
Fair – it’s coming up August 6 through the 9.
* It’s time to get back
on the field! The Ainsworth Coaching Staff and
football players are excited to host Youth Football
Camp! He kids can look forward to a few days of fun,
a solid foundation in basic football fundamentals,
and even a punt, pass and kick competition. Charge
is only $10, that includes T-shirt. Registration
forms can be picked up and dropped off at 1st Class
Auto or Palmer Embroidery on Main Street in
Ainsworth. The sooner the better for T-shirt head
count. Camp will be held July 20 through the 22 at 8
a.m. for those entering the 3rd through the 6th
grades. Middle School Camp for those entering 7th
and 8th grade will be held July 27 through the 29 at
8 a.m. If you have any questions call Jesse Owen, at
* Because of coronavirus protocol, the
Sandhills Care Center is restricting visitors at this time.
Absolutely no visitors. Cottonwood Villa is also still
enforcing a visitor restriction until further notice.
* Bassett Housing Authority is limiting
visitors at tenant apartments to immediate family or caregivers
only until the threat is reduced on coronavirus is lessened. If
you are sick, please stay away!
LOST & FOUND:
* Found: a tool stamped “Bruno” on the Hwy.
Call Leonard Appleman to identify and claim. Phone 760-0767.
TO GIVE AWAY:
* To give away: Cats. All females. 3 – 7-8
month old females that are all expecting kittens. Also 1 momma
cat with 2 wean-able kittens. Call 387-1159.
* Start your success today with
Northeast Community College. Whatever your academic or career
goals – they’re here to help. Learn about all the great classes
Northeast Community College has to offer – Classes that fit your
budget, your schedule and your future. Visit
Stay close to home
and complete classes online, on your time this fall! Classes
start August 17 for Northeast Community College
CREDIT classes in the KBR area.
Many general and credit classes to choose from including…
Elementary Spanish 1
American Government and more.
These and other credit classes are being offered in the KBR area
and start Monday, August 17.
For more information or to
Sonny at 402-387-2688 ext 110. Start
your success at
Northeast Community College is offering Fundamentals of
Remote Sensing, an online training.
this training you’ll learn about the interaction between light
and plant tissue. Today, there are tools to help monitor crop
health before an issue is visible to the human eye. In
this course, you’ll learn to use online and equipment mounted
remote sensing solutions. Tools covered include handheld,
mounted equipment, and online satellite solutions. This
online training is a self-paced 6 to 8-hour class.
Learn more about these upcoming classes at
or by calling 402-844-7000.