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* Help Wanted: Central Valley Ag, Ainsworth is looking for motivated individuals to join their team. Current openings include a full time applicator, seasonal operations, truck driver and customer service specialist. CVA offers highly competitive wages, sign on bonus, matched 401k and coop retirement plans, paid time off, Blue Cross/Blue Shield
health insurance and also vision and dental insurance! If you would like more information please call Ben at Central Valley Ag, phone 387-1062 or Ben’s cell at 760-2051. You’re also more than welcome to stop in at the office located East of Ainsworth at the Junction of Hwy. 20 and 183.


* The Nebraska Department of Transportation is currently accepting applications for an auto/diesel mechanic in Ainsworth. For a full job description visit or the Ainsworth Yard at 736 East 4th Street. State applications are required and must be received by January 28, 2019. Applicants must apply on-line at Starting wage for the position is $18.60 per hour. Nebraska Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


* Help Wanted: The Brown County Hospital, named a top 100 critical access hospital in 2018 is now accepting applications for a full-time maintenance position. Candidates with general knowledge of building maintenance
techniques and experience with tools, machinery, plumbing, electrical, welding, basic carpentry and HVAC preferred. A competitive benefit package is offered. If interested in this opportunity, please contact Lisa Fischer or Corey Schroedl by calling 387-2800. Email  or
You can fill out an on-line application at

* Help Wanted: The Bassett Livestock Auction has an immediate full time position available for a maintenance person. Applicant must be self motivated, responsible and hard working. Working with cattle is a given, but will also be over seeing maintenance of the entire facility. Housing is available, if needed, to the right applicant.  For more information or to apply for the full time maintenance position call the Barn at 684-2361.


* Help Wanted: The Bassett Livestock Auction has an immediate part time position available for a cleaning person. Great way to add more dollars to your New Year on your clock. For more information or to apply call Christy
at the Bassett Livestock Auction, phone 684-2361.

* Lunchtime Solutions, Inc., a leader in the food service management industry, is currently seeking applications for a talented “Kitchen Helper” to become a part of our food service operations team in the school district of Ainsworth, Nebraska. Come join our team and the opportunity to make a difference!  We offer a schedule with no nights, no weekends, and no holidays.  We also offer competitive compensation, a retirement savings 401(k) plan, paid holidays, and paid time off. Responsibilities include assisting with kitchen duties such as assisting the cook, serving, food preparation, kitchen cleanup and other duties assigned by the kitchen manager. Qualified candidates must demonstrate excellent customer service skills, dependability, and a desire to work in a team-focused environment. Qualified applicants should call Charlene Smith at 712-898-5224 or apply online at Lunchtime Solutions Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. Veteran. EOE-M/F/Disabled/Vet.

* Help Wanted: The Nebraska Department of Transportation is currently accepting applications for a Construction Tech II in Ainsworth. For a full job description and to apply, visit State applications are required and will be accepted on-line until Wednesday, January 23. For more information, please call 402-387-2471. The Nebraska Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity and Veterans’ Preference Employer.

* Help Wanted: The Ainsworth Golf Course is seeking a Clubhouse Manager for the 2019 Golf Season. Employment would be from April 1 through September 30. Clubhouse Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the clubhouse
including but not limited to: placing orders, managing and training employees, preparing meals, hosting social and golfing events. Manager must be self-motivated, organized, a team player and willing to work nights, weekends and holidays. Resumes can be sent to: Ainsworth Golf Course, PO Box 252, Ainsworth, NE 69210. If you have any questions or for more information call 760-0728 or 760-1183.

* 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 You can fill out an application on line by going to    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




* For Sale: a “Life-Pro” infrared Quartz fireplace and a new Kenmore electric stove with self cleaning oven. Same party also has Western books for sale. Call 760-2260 for more information.

* For Sale: a 2007 Honda VTX 1800 Motorcycle. Just 24,5000 miles. Black in color. LOTS of chrome, leather saddle bags, Vance and Hines exhaust. Call 760-0600.

* For Sale: Jiffy Legend Model 31 8” 3HP ice auger, runs great. Also for sale 4 used Yokohama Geolander Tires G95 P225/55R17s 95H and a Johnson 8 HP outboard boat motor, like new. For any or all of these items call

* Home for Sale: a nice, move in ready home at 550 North Maple Street will be available for sale soon. Located in a nice neighborhood, the home features three bedrooms and one bathroom on the main level, with a large finished basement with half-bath. Newer refrigerator and stove are included. The heating and air system has been recently upgraded. The home also features a fenced in back yard with trees in the front and back yards and a 2 vehicle attached garage. To make an appointment to view, call 308-360-3399.


* 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.

* KBRB 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.




* 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!


* January 21:  The 21st Annual Joseph Angus Ranch bull sale, Monday, January 21, 1pm at the ranch 30 miles southwest of Winner South Dakota.  Selling 110 fall Angus yearling bulls and 50 coming 2 year old bulls. Social hour following the completion of the sale at the Peppermill in Valentine.  For more information call Roger 605-557-3277

* January 24:  The 58th Annual Marcy Cattle Company sale, Thursday, January 24, 12:30 p.m. Mountain time at the Gordon Livestock Auction.   Selling 40 2 year old and 160 yearling Angus bulls.  For more information or call Tom 308-638-7587.

Thursday, January 24 will be the Allen Bowman Estate, Real Estate Auction. 160 acres +/- of combined pasture and cropland located a mile and south of Spencer will sell at 1:30 sharp at the Community Hall, 108 West Main
Street in Spencer, Nebraska. Learn more at

* January 26-Minnie Creek Angus Annual bull sale on Saturday, January 26, 1 p.m. at the ranch 8 1/2 miles North of Johnstown on Norden Avenue.  Selling will be 30 yearling Angus bulls.  Lunch will be served at 11 a.m.  For more information call Arvin 722-4259 or 382-0043 or find Minnie Creek Angus on facebook.

* Ruggles Angus-3rd Annual Production sale will be held on Friday, January 25 at the Tri State Livestock in McCook-1pm.  Lunch served at Noon in the Chuckwagon.  Selling will be 94 yearlings and 16 18 month old Angus bulls and 24 registered replacement heifers.  For more information go to or call Jeff 308-340-8831 or Kelcy 308-340-4108.

* ADR Cattle Company-Annual Angus bull sale will be held on Tuesday, January 29 at the Atkinson Livestock Market in Atkinson-1pm.  Selling will be 50 coming 2 year old Angus bulls.  For more information or to request a catalog call Albert Epperly 540-537-7458, email or go to  You can also find ADR Cattle on facebook.
* February 1-Dan Clapper will be selling 37 yearling Angus bulls on Friday, February 1, 1p.m. at the ranch 9 miles west of Ainsworth and 15 miles south on Moon Lake Avenue. Complimentary lunch served at Noon. For more information call Dan Clapper 387-2667.

* February 2-7th Annual Bartos/Frederick Angus Bull sale.  This is an online only sale with bidding at selling 75 yearling Angus bulls.  Open house at the ranch 51026 886th Rd Verdigre, NE 68783 on February 2.  Any questions or for more information call Brent 340-1039 or Jemi 358-1470 or go to

* February 4-Mike Sitz Angus Ranch will be selling 76 top coming 2 year old bulls on Monday, February 4, 1 p.m. at the Burwell Livestock Auction.  For more information call Mike Sitz 308-645-2273 or go to to view a catalog.
* February 5-Babcock Angus “A Family Tradition” annual bull & heifer sale, Tuesday, February 5, 1 p.m. at the ranch south of Long Pine.  Selling 48 yearling bulls and 11 open heifers.  Lunch served at Noon. Storm date is February 7. For more information call Bill 273-4290, Kyle 273-4522 or Ashley 382-5571.  Also, find Babcock Angus on Facebook.


* Ainsworth residents and property owners are reminded that they are required to remove snow or ice accumulations from public sidewalks and ramps to crosswalks within 24 hours (after the snowfall has ended) and business owners are allowed 5 hours. This is just a friendly reminder from the City of Ainsworth - please be a good neighbor and keep your sidewalks free of snow and ice so they are safe for pedestrian travel.

* Become a part of the Sandhills Care Center family – sharing meals, outings and activities – like Bingo night. Everyone is welcome to come and join the residents for Bingo this Wednesday evening from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. Each game costs a quarter – drinks and refreshments provided. Make sure to mark your calendars and save the date: Friday, January 25 is a tea party at 3 p.m. in Celebration of National Hot Tea Month. On Thursday, January 31 they
will be having a free will donation soup supper fundraiser with serving from 5 until 7 p.m.. Silent Auction will be up for bidding that night as well – final bids taken at 6:55 p.m. We look forward to seeing you for Bingo Wednesday evening at the Sandhills Care Center, 143 North Fullerton in Ainsworth, proud to put “people first”.

* The Ainsworth Post Prom Silent Auction Bake Sale will be held this Thursday during the Ainsworth vs. Valentine basketball games. Bidding will open at 4:30 P.M. and will close at the end of half time of the boys game.  There is always tons of wonderful homemade baked goods, treats and snacks up for grabs so don’t miss out on your chance to take home some yumminess and at the same time – support the Ainsworth Post Prom.

* Build your own spud – just the way you like it! The Ainsworth FFA invites you to come to a potato bake fundraiser this Thursday evening at the Ainsworth Community Schools cafeteria. They will be serving the potato bake supper from 5 until 7:30 p.m. Just $5 for an all you can eat 1 trip which includes your drink. So come and enjoy a hot potato with all your favorite toppings for supper and cheer on the bulldog basketball teams.

* Power Up for your week with an All You Can Eat Breakfast at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bassett! It’s a Community Wide event –  absolutely everyone is welcome and invited to attend.  The All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast
fundraiser will be held this Sunday, January 20, serving will be from 9 until 11:30 a.m. This is your chance to come and enjoy a delicious, piping hot all you can eat breakfast in the great company of family and friends. Adults just $7. Age 13 and under $3, age 5 and under eat for free! Don’t miss All You can Eat Breakfast this Sunday, 9 until 11:30 a.m. at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bassett.

* Now that you have the ring on your finger, you’re going to want to start the hunt for your dream dress. Needles and Pins right here in Ainsworth carries beautiful bridal gowns and special occasion dresses to outfit the bride, mother of the  bride, mother of the groom, flower girl and wedding guests too! Stop by and browse the Needles and Pins showroom, not only will you be blown away at the selection, your giving your locally owned store the first shot at your business and that is very much appreciated. Expert Alterations and personal shopping service from Needles and Pins,
327 North Main in Ainsworth, phone 387-1970. Make sure to check out their Facebook Page.

* Stay warm and cozy all winter long and SAVE! The COAT SALE is ON now through January 31 – ALL coats are just $1 at the Brown County Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop on Main Street in Ainsworth. They ALWAYS carry a great selection so stop in and shop and make sure to take advantage of $1 coats through January at the Thrift Shop on main street in Ainsworth.

* The City of Ainsworth reminds pet owners that pet’s need to be licensed by January 31. A certificate of rabies vaccination from a veterinarian must be provided. Licenses may be purchased from the Ainsworth City Office on Hwy. 20. Again – Pet licenses are due by January 31. If you need more information call the City Office at 387-2494.

* 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 Facebook page and stay tuned for new and exciting happenings.

* Looking 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!




* To give away: a 60” upright color tv – on wheels, RCA brand, works excellent. Call 382-5488.


* Jenn and Rick Marlatt of Wood Lake are the parents of a baby boy, Gavin Douglas Marlatt, born at 2:32 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the Cherry County Hospital. Gavin checked in at 8 pounds, and measured 20 inches in length. Grandparents are Doug and Deb Weiss of Ainsworth, and Tim and Kim Marlatt of Wood Lake. Great-grandmothers are Donna Lee Marlatt of Long Pine, and Joanne Grantham of Chadron.




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