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* Help Wanted: The Sandhills Care Center is looking for a full time activities director. Must be enthusiastic, creative, organized and willing to go the extra mile for the social aspect of the residents. Will be responsible for developing and maintaining a monthly activities schedule, planning and participating in activities as well as maintaining and leading committees that gain employee morale and teamwork. If you are a team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to “think outside the box”, come join a growing facility providing exceptional care and making a positive impact in the lives of everyone they serve. For more information and to apply, call Stephanie Rucker by calling 387-1294 or email email@example.com. Applications can be found on-line at
www.sandhillscarecenter.com. Competitive wage and benefit package is available.
* Help Wanted: Ainsworth Community Schools is accepting applications for Technology Coordinator. Duties include all aspects of technology infrastructure, servers, access points, computers, software programs. Skills needed include in-depth computer/technology ability, excellent organization, peoples skills, flexibility and confidentiality is a must.
Position could start immediately or early summer. Training could be received for some aspects. This is a full time position with competitive salary and benefit package including health insurance and retirement benefits. Applications can be completed online at www.ainsworthschools.org or picked up at the District Office on third street. The position will remain open until filled.
* Help Wanted: Cottonwood Villa, assisted living facility in Ainsworth is seeking a full time cook to join their Dietary team. If you enjoy preparing a wide variety of menu items and want to the opportunity to work closely with both committed team members and amazing residents, all while receiving a competitive wage and benefits too - this could be the perfect position for you. To apply or for more information contact Ann Fiala at phone 387-1000 or just stop in to visit with Ann at Cottonwood Villa in Ainsworth.
* Help Wanted at the Farmers Ranchers Cooperative: Farmers Ranchers Coop is searching for great people who have a passion for agriculture, their community, and quality products and service. We help design the future of agriculture and our communities. We are able to accomplish this with our many long-term employees and new employees. Opportunities range from manufacturing feed to customer service to application of fertilizer to delivery of products to sales. We have locations in Ainsworth, Springview, and Valentine. We have Feed Stores, Feed Manufacturing, Agronomy, Mr. Tire Shops, Amprice C Store, Appliance Store, Propane division, Refined Fuels, and more. Contact us for more information on employment opportunities at Farmers Ranchers Coop Human Resources 387-2811 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at: www.frcoop.com/careers.
* Help Wanted: Rolling Rock Veterinary Service in Bassett is looking for part time office help. Would assist in answering the phone, scheduling, cleaning, etc. No experience necessary as they will train on the job. There is potential for this to work into a full time position for the right applicant. Resumes can be dropped off at Rolling Rock Veterinary Service in Bassett or mailed to PO Box 405, Bassett, NE 68714. Please include references.
* Help Wanted: Rock County Road Department is looking for 2 part time employees starting in April. Must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid drivers license and be able to lift 50 lbs. or more. Up to 40 hours a week at $15 per hour. Applications may be picked up at the Rock County Clerk’s Office.
* Help Wanted: Ainsworth Flowers and Gifts is looking for part time help. Must have excellent customer service skills as you will be working on the floor in both the flower shop and coffee shop. Adults interested in a flexible daytime schedule is a plus. High School kids are also needed to fill after school hours. If you’re looking for a fun work environment that encourages creativity and smells fantastic, Ainsworth Flowers and Gifts has a place for you. Stop in and visit with Deann or Chrystina today or call 387-1555.
* Nurses Help Wanted: Come make a difference in the elder community and be a part of a growing facility! The Sandhills Care Center Nursing Home in Ainsworth is looking for part time and full time RNs, LPNs and CNAs. Negotiable starting wage, pay differentials and a benefits package is available. For a full job description and qualifications or to submit your resume, please contact Stephanie Rucker by calling 387-1294 OR email
email@example.com. You can fill out an application on line by going to www.sandhillscarecenter.com. Come make a difference in the elder community and be a part of a growing facility!
* Volunteers Help Wanted: The Sandhills Care Center is always on the lookout for volunteers! You get to set your own hours and times, they just like to know a little in advance so they can plan accordingly. You can help with
activities, plan your own activity, play music, sit outside, or just go to rooms and visit. Anything volunteers are willing to do – the Sandhills Care Center staff is happy to accommodate. If you have an ideas or any questions please call Macey at the Sandhills Care Center, phone 387-1294 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* For Sale: a black white face baby bull calf. Call
* For Sale: 2 tickets
to Michael Buble for this weekend, Saturday, March 23 at the
Pinnacle Bank Arena – Seats are in section 60, row JJ, seats
5&6. These are great seats. Tickets were purchased for $150
each. Will sell the pair for just $250. Call or text
760-1610, please leave a message if no answer.
* Baby calves for
sale: Black, black white face and Hereford. Ranch fresh and
still on the cow. For price call Jay Stewart at 760-0961.
* Baby calves for sale. Call 760-2809.
* The Bassett Housing Authority
strives to provide affordable, safe housing to
qualifying individuals or families. The facility has 4 -
3 bedroom units; 2 - 2 bedroom units and 14 – 1 bedroom
apartments. Stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer provided.
Rent includes paid utilities, snow removal, lawn care
and maintenance. Income guidelines do apply and
background check performed prior to admittance. For
availability call 684-3329. If no answer, please leave
message. Deb Weidner is in the office Tuesdays,
Wednesdays and Thursdays. Tenant meetings including
breakfast are held the first Thursday of every month.
The public is always invited to join the tenants in the
party room for dominoes on Tuesday afternoons, cards or
games on Friday afternoons and cards on Sunday
afternoons at 2 p.m. Party Room is available for rent
for a very reasonable fee of $15 and just $20 to rent
the entire building. If you’re looking for a great place
to live with no upkeep, call 684-3329.
has office space available for rent. Our offices would
provide a great setting for your business. For more
information or to set up a time to view the available
rental space, call 387-1400.
KBRB Radio is your information
source for local scholarships that are available. Stay
tuned to HEAR about some amazing scholarship
opportunities being offered to area students or log on
to KBRB Radio dot com, click on the classifieds tab and
scroll down to the scholarship section for information
on scholarships being offered by outstanding area
businesses, organizations and individuals that are
excited to help area students further their education
like The Jones Family/Thad Jones Trucking, The Troy and
Amber Happold and Kyle and Julie Mizner families, GJW,
Sandhills Elite Genetics, The Brown County Hospital,
Sandhills Chapter Pheasants Forever and the 1st National
* Do you need financial aid? The
Weller Foundation can help! If you are a high school
student residing in the Nebraska Counties of Boyd,
Brown, Rock, Keya Paha and Garfield and also Gregory
county in South Dakota –
you’re urged to enlist the assistance of your high
school guidance counselor. If you are not presently
enrolled in high school, contact the Weller Foundation
Office in Atkinson for eligibility requirements and
assistance. Phone 925-2803. Application Deadlines for
the fall semester – New Applicants, April 1; Renewal
Applicants, June 1. Applications arriving late
will be held over until the next period at the
discretion of the Board of Directors. All applicants
will be notified by mail of the Board’s decision on
their grant request.
* The Jones family and Thad
Jones Trucking Scholarship
The Jones family and Thad Jones Trucking want to help
you make college happen! For many students, the cost of
college education can seem impossibly high. If you are a
high school senior in Brown, Rock, Holt, Keya Paha or
Cherry County and are planning on furthering your
education, stop in at your guidance counselors office
and pick up the Jones Family Scholarship Application –
which contains all the details and eligibility criteria.
The Jones family and Thad Jones Trucking is happy to
encourage and excited to be able to help the future
leaders in our area by offering
a $500 scholarship. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2019.
* GJW Scholarship
College DOES cost a lot more than it used to – but going
to college is worth it! Your college degree will be one
of the best investments you’ll ever make. The cost of
attending college may seem daunting, but that’s exactly
why at GJW – they are here to help! If you are a high
school senior in Brown, Rock, Holt, Keya Paha or Cherry
county and are planning on going to college, stop in at
your guidance counselors office and pick up the GJW, llc
Scholarship Application – which contains all the details
and eligibility criteria. This year, GJW is offering two
$500 employee scholarship – for an employee or a child
of an employee and also a $500 general scholarship which
is open to ALL area seniors. At GJW, they know that the
well educated work force of tomorrow depends on
accessible education today. Applications/Postmark
deadline is March 23, 2019.
* Brown County Hospital Scholarship
Your health care career is within reach! The Brown
County Hospital is excited to announce they will be
giving 3 - $750 scholarships. Considering the importance
and complexities of high quality health care in today’s
society, it is critical for bright, talented people to
be encouraged to pursue professions in the field. At the
Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, it is their pleasure
to assist area students who are working toward a career
to improve the health and well being of others. The
Brown County Hospital Scholarship is open to all area
graduating seniors and current college students from
Brown, Rock, Cherry, Keya Paha, Loup and Blaine County
who have selected to focus on a health care or
healthcare supporting career. Applications are
available by going to the Brown County Hospital facebook
page or by calling Tami Kovar at The Brown County
Hospital in Ainsworth, phone 402-387-2800. The Brown
County Hospital, quality in community healthcare.
Postmark deadline is March 30, 2019.
* Sandhills Elite Genetics Scholarship
Aiming to inspire and help area students become future
leaders. Every penny counts when it comes to paying for
college. Sandhills Elite Genetics is proud to offer two
scholarships. A $250 employee scholarship – for an
employee or child of an employee and also a $250 general
scholarship which is open to ALL area seniors planning
on furthering their education. At Sandhills Elite
Genetics, they know that the well educated work force of
tomorrow depends on accessible education today. If you
are a senior from Brown, Rock, Holt, Keya Paha or Cherry
County, stop in today at your guidance counselors office
to pick up your Sandhills Elite Genetics scholarship
application. Improving pigs, people and producers.
Applications/Postmark deadline is March 23, 2019.
* Sandhills Chapter Pheasants
The Sandhills Chapter Pheasants
Forever has established a fund to provide scholarship
assistance to deserving students. Pheasants Forever is a
non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and
enhancement of pheasant and other wildlife populations
through habitat improvement, land management, public
awareness and education. They’re proud to recognize and
provide a financial award to one or more outstanding
graduating seniors from the Ainsworth, Bassett,
Springview or Valentine areas. Over $20,000 and 40
scholarships have been awarded since the program started
in 2008. Last year 7 scholarships were awarded.
Applying is easy! Pick up your application from your
high school guidance counselor, OR you’re welcome to
call Brad Waits at 382-2656 if you have any questions or
if you would like to receive an application in the mail.
Apply today, Sandhills Chapter Pheasants Forever would
like to help you to further your education.
Applications/Postmark deadline is April 1, 2019.
The First National Bank Scholarship
The First National Bank of Ainsworth is
offering a scholarship to 2019 graduates
from Ainsworth, Rock County and Keya Paha
County High Schools entering into majors of
Agriculture or Agribusiness. For more
information on how to apply, check with the
guidance counselor at your school.
Applications are due by April 1, 2019. The
First National Bank located in Ainsworth and
and is member FDIC.
* Improving Lives H & K
Improving Lives H & K Scholarship
was created in recognition and appreciation of those who
have assisted Haley Happold and Kolter Mizner, who have
reached milestones in their learning and development
thanks to those who have chosen a career that truly
makes a difference in the lives of children with
disabilities and their families. If you are a senior in
Brown, Rock or Keya Paha County that will be majoring in
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech
Pathology, Special Education, Audiology, Deaf Education
or sign language you could be the recipient of the $500
“Improving Lives Scholarship” For details visit the
“Improving Lives Scholarship” Facebook Page. You can
pick up an application from your guidance counselor.
Postmark deadline is April 5, 2019. If you have any
questions contact Amber Happold:
email@example.com or call or text 760-3877.
* Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services: Freshen
Up for Fall - At Kent's Auto Detailing in Valentine,
their awesome service extends into your home, your
office, even your campers. They take clean to the
next level offering carpet and upholstery cleaning right
here in Ainsworth, Bassett, Springview and the entire
surrounding area as well as Auto Detailing in Valentine
at 837 West B Street. To schedule an appointment
call 322-1422. Kent's Auto Detailing - Where they
care enough to do their best!
GARAGE SALES &
* The Bassett
preparing for a
for LOCAL flood
will be doing a
on a red angus
March 27 sale
proceeds to be
tuned to kbrb
radio for more
details as we
will be checking
in with Shane
* The annual Hay
Bull Sale is
26, 1 p.m. at
Selling will be
30 Angus bulls.
* The 33rd TK
Bull sale will
be held on
3 at the Ranch
starting at 1
for lunch at
Selling will be
140 Fall bulls
and 50 Spring
To view the sale
catalog go to
* The 29th
Annual A & B
Cattle Bull sale
will be held on
4 at the ranch 7
miles south of
starting at 1
early for a rib
Selling will be
40 Fall coming 2
year olds and
and to view the
sale catalog and
videos go to
or find them on
* The Annual
& Guests sale
will be held on
Friday, April 5
at 1 p.m.
Selling will be
115 head of
2 year old
pairs, and bred
Sale will be
Gene 336-7951 or
569-3442 or go
to request a
Fred and Shirley
will be held
6 at the ranch
12 miles south
of Ainsworth on
Mervin or Jan at
684-2710 or to
see the sale
flyer go to
* The 31st
postponed due to
and will be held at
the Sandy Ridge
16, starting at
Selling will be
Lim-Flex & Angus
* Friday, April
19 – Farmers
will conduct the
Estate of Evelyn
1:30 p.m. at the
will sell in 5
tracts. For more
Dave Hickey or
Robert Litz at
336-3500 or log
* Elks Reminder:
Cornhole League teams had been given until today to
make up games, due to the dance being held tonite at
the Elks – your deadline has been extended to next
Friday, March 29.
* Come celebrate the
retirement of Gerald VanEvery. This Friday stop in
to Long Pine Lumber for coffee and cookies and wish
Gerald a wonderful retirement. All day this Friday
at Long Pine Lumber on Main Street in Long Pine.
* Party with a Purpose!
The live band - DeRailed and the Ainsworth Elks have
joined forces to host a post flood party this Friday
night. Get ready to spank the planks as DeRailed
have donated their time and talents… playing
from 8 to midnight. Come early, come hungry. Grills
on – taking orders from 6 until 8 p.m., of course
the bar will open throughout the entire evening. 10%
of all sales will be donated to the Nebraska
Cattleman’s disaster relief fund. Come together as
friends, family and community to help local flood
victims – party with a purpose this Friday night at
the Elks in Ainsworth.
* Just a reminder – the
deadline is quickly approaching to apply for the
“Improving Lives H & K Scholarship” which was
created in recognition and appreciation of those who
have assisted Haley Happold and Kolter Mizner, who
have reached milestones in their learning and
development thanks to those who have chosen a career
that truly makes a difference in the lives of
children with disabilities and their families. For
details visit the “Improving Lives Scholarship”
Facebook Page. You can pick up an application from
your guidance counselor. Postmark deadline is April
* Come to the 9th
Annual National History Day Showcase and Freewill
Offering Ice Cream Sundae Bar on Monday, March 25
from 5 until 6 at the AHS Learning Center and
Commons. Come see the National History Day Projects
that Ainsworth Middle School students will present
at the state contest in April!
* You can still get in
on “School of fish”! It’s a Unique 2&1/2 hour
fishing class for kids and parents and Its coming
HERE to Ainsworth. The Sandhills Chapter Pheasants
Forever, the Ainsworth Elks and the Sandhills Rod
and Gun Club have teamed up to sponsor this great
event. Kids age 8 – 14 if you enjoy fishing or you
want to get started in fishing, you’re going to want
to attend School of Fish on March 28 at 5:30 p.m. at
the Elks in Ainsworth. Learn about the lakes, the
fish that swim in lakes and some great ways to catch
them. In addition, you’re going to get your very own
rod and reel and tackle, a $10 Cabelas gift card and
a meal will even be provided. This class is
absolutely free, there is NO registration fee.
There are still a few spaces available so get
registered today by calling Brad Waits at 382-2656.
* Get ready for the
rest of Louie Zamperini’s Powerful Real-Life story
of forgiveness. Don’t miss the free viewing of
“Unbroken – Path to Redemption” at 7 p.m. this
Sunday evening, March 24, at the Connection on Main
Street in Ainsworth. This inspiring film is replete
with themes of forgiveness, family and faith.
Absolutely everyone is welcome to come watch this
Free Showing. Popcorn will even be included but
BYOB! Bring your own bowl! Unbroken – Path to
Redemption is showing at 7 p.m. Sunday night at the
* It’s time to play
ball! Baseball and softball season is just around
the corner so don’t miss E&L Baseball’s sign up
night on Tuesday, March 26, from 5:30 until 7:30
p.m. at the Elks Lodge. The E&L Baseball Program is
all youth – boys and girls – from Ainsworth and the
surrounding area. All youth, all ages, all levels of
baseball and softball. If you want to play baseball
or softball the E&L Baseball Program has a team for
you. If you have any questions OR if you would be
interested in volunteering to help with the program
please call Brandon Evans at 760-3985. Don’t miss
Baseball Sign Up , Tuesday, March 26 from 5:30 until
7:30 p.m. at the Elks.
* Human Trafficking -
Stop it before it starts. Join the Set me Free
project along with Bright Horizons, BKR Coalition
and Region 4 Behavioral Health System on Tuesday,
March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Ainsworth Conference
Center for information on prevention education for
human trafficking, how to keep trafficking out of
your community, knowing the signs of a victim and
what to do, ways to keep kids safe both on and off
line. As well as questions and discussion time. This
event is for adults only – parents, teachers and
coaches, community leaders, first responders and
interested citizens. 80% of trafficking happens on
line, 1-2% of victims are rescued.
* Join the Farmers
Ranchers Coop in wishing Rocky Sheehan good luck on
his future endeavors! It’s a party at the Elks
Lodge on Wednesday, March 27 from 6 until 8 p.m.
Come enjoy the festivities and give a big thank you
Rocky for all his years of service to the Farmers
Ranchers Coop and to the ag producers in the area.
Everyone is welcome.
* Come on a culinary
adventure as the Ainsworth Women’s Club presents
“Dining Through the Decades” Luncheon and Tour of
Tables on Saturday, March 30 at the Brown County
Community Hall in Johnstown. Doors open at
10:30 a.m., Event begins at 11:30 a.m. Come explore
the traditions, the décor and experience how the
food has changed. It’s a fun spring event that
shouldn’t be missed. Tickets are available now for
just $10 at Ainsworth’s
Rodeway Inn. If you have any questions call Erin
Moody at 760-0091 or Chera Sisson at 760-0493. Luck
of the Draw Basket Raffle will also be held, 10
chances for just $5. Proceeds to towards Ainsworth
Women’s Club Community Projects.
* Conquer clutter and
chaos once and for all thanks to S.O.S. (That stands
for Sort – Organize – Sell.) With Terri Kreycik and
Kathy Leach at your service, you’ll be the king or
queen of your newly de-cluttered home, garage, shop
or office in no time! Whether you want to downsize,
eliminate and/or liquidate, they tailor their
services to fit your needs. Reduce stress – get rid
of the mess with S.O.S. Your 1st consultation is
free! References gladly given. Call Terri Kreycik
at 760-0001 OR Kathy Leach at 520-591-3631or find
SOS on facebook.
* Calling all
exhibitors and vendors – this June get ready to show
your stuff! You can be a part of the largest ranch
oriented trade show in the US – The 30th Annual
Sandhills Ranch Expo in Bassett, Nebraska June 19
and 20. The Expo pulls in thousands of attendees
with it’s unmatched variety of vendors, exhibits and
entertainment. There’s something for everyone - from
cattle to cattle chutes, atvs to pickup trucks,
sunglasses to toys, apparel to arts and crafts,
fried oreos to prime rib sandwiches and anything in
between. No matter what you sell – the Sandhills
Expo is the venue for you….so let’s set up shop! To
learn more about being an exhibitor just visit
www.sandhillsranchexpo.com today or call
* The Old Feed Store Art Center at 104 Clark St. in
Bassett is open Monday evenings from 4 until 7 p.m.;
Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.; Friday
evenings from 4 until 7 p.m.; and on Saturdays from
9 a.m. until noon. Make sure to keep watch on
their Face book page and stay tuned for new and
for local talent volunteers: The Activities Department at the
Sandhills Care Center is looking for entertainment for Friday
afternoons. This could include but is not limited to one-man
bands, groups that play instruments, singers, piano players,
etc. Any volunteers that would be willing to provide
entertainment to the residents. If you or someone you know may
be interested, please call Macey at 387-1294. As always – if you
have a special talent, are a member of an organization or would
just like to spend some time volunteering please contact Macey
in activities to get something set up!
Danna and Morgan Rubeshaw of Kingman,
Ariz., are the parents of a baby girl, Raylan Joy Rubeshaw, born
March 18. Raylan weighed 6 pounds, 10.5 ounces at birth.
Grandparents are Bill and Leanne Donason of Kingman, Ariz., and
Terry and Robin Seep of California. Great-grandparents are
Charley Donason of Long Pine, and Marsha Rubeshaw of Nuevo,
* A card shower has been requested for
Dr. Wendell Sitz, who is undergoing a major medical procedure.
Cards can reach him at the Nebraska Medical Center, Clarkson
Tower, Room 7802, Omaha, NE 68105.
A card shower has been requested for
Schuyler Privett. Schuyler is currently battling medical issues.
Cards can reach him at 345 S. Maple St. in Ainsworth.
* 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
You can learn how to successful grow your own seedling
plants at home. Brenda, an experienced master gardener, will
give you the information you will need to grow the strongest,
most viable plants. She will share with you the rules for
timing, light, water, what to do, what not to do, and how to
keep your seedling plants healthy before they go into the
garden. Sat., 7-9 pm at the Educational Service Unit Technology
Center. Inst. Goeken. $20
March 23 (HORT5110/19S) CRN#70451
Kids love to create and make messes! In this class your
preschooler (ages 3-5) will get to create a one-of-a-kind piece
of artwork utilizing shaving cream and watercolors all while
exploring texture and color mixing. A parent must attend the
class with their child and all supplies will be provided. Sat.,
9-10 am at the Old Feed Store Art Center. Inst. Kustka. $15
ORIGAMI FOR KIDS.
Here is an opportunity for kids in
grades 4-6 to come and learn the art of origami. In this two
part class, your child will learn basic folding techniques and
they will create their own origami craft. All supplies will be
provided. Mon., 4-5 pm at the Old Feed Store Art Center. Inst.
April 1-8 (HOEC5135/19S) CRN#70453