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* For Sale:  a gas kitchen stove, white/black trim, asking $100.  Weekdays, call 402-684-3411 and ask for Lynn. Weekend call 402-684-2522.

* For Sale: a Brother Fax Machine/Copier. Works Well. $50 Call KBRB Radio, 402-387-1400.


* KBRB has office space available. Anyone interested in office space can contact Graig Kinzie at 387-1400. KBRB’s rental rates are extremely competitive, and all utilities are included.




* Help Wanted: Sandhills Care Center is seeking qualified, licensed RNs and LPNs to join their team. If you strive to make a difference in the Long Term Care community – join them! Competitive wages and a developing benefit package is available. Full or part time, night and day shifts are available as well as weekend/night pay differentials. If interested, please call Stephanie Rucker at 308-360-3399 or fill out an application online by going to




* Turn your used equipment into cash. BigIron is now taking consignments for upcoming sales. Online auctions every Wednesday. Call Logan Leonard your area BigIron representative at 402-925-8184 to consign.


* KEYS CANNING AND CRAFTS will be at Ladies Night Out, the Women's Wellness Event sponsored by Bright Horizons, next Thursday, Sept. 29, 5:30 until 8:30 pm. at the O'Neill Community Center.   Hope to see you. You can always call or email Anita if you want to make an order. Thanks!  p.s. If you have any standard canning jars (Ball or Kerr) you could part with, especially pint or 1/2 pint, let Anita know!

* Calling all Salsa Chefs! Things are heating up at the Church of the Nazarene with their first ever Peoples Choice Homemade Salsa Tasting Contest on Sept 29. In order to make this a success, they need contestants. 2 categories: fresh and cooked/canned. Winner of each category receives $25 in Chamber Bucks. Winner of the Tasters Choice award will win $50 in Chamber Bucks. The contest will be judged by everyone that comes. In addition to the tasting, there will be a free will donation burrito supper! Salsa entries need to be dropped off at the church between 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. that day. Contestants are urged to submit 1-2 quarts (4-8 c) of salsa. This is not a requirement but it will limit the chance of your salsa running out early, thus losing a shot at Tasters Choice Award.  Please include ingredient list, it will be not be shared, but will be used to identify allergens. Come join the fun at the Ainsworth Church of the Nazarene Thursday, Sept. 29 from 5 until 9 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to the local food pantry.

* There’s no place like HOME-coming! The Ainsworth Women’s Club is calling out Ainsworth area business to go all in with the Bulldog Spirit and put a float in the homecoming parade coming up Friday, October 7. If you do – you’ll get a pan of homemade cinnamon rolls courtesy of the Ainsworth Women’s Club! This year’s theme is “There’s no Place Like HOME-Coming!” So get those wheels turning and join in the homecoming fun.

* The UNL Extension Corn Residue Field Day is coming up Tuesday, September 27. Everyone is welcome to attend to observe first hand the effects of baling and/or grazing corn residue on corn yields the following year. The site is located 4 miles north of Ainsworth on old Highway 7, west side of the road. The Bejot Farm. A free lunch – grilled prime rib sandwiches will start the day off at 12 noon, followed by a tour of the research site.  Discussion topics include: effect of grazing and baling corn residue on corn yield as well as on soil components. Survey results: what do crop consultants and grain producers think about grazing corn residue? Results of 10 years of grazing trials on corn and soybean yields in Eastern Nebraska. Please call the UNL Extension Office if you plan on attending by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 26 for the meal count. Phone 402-387-2213.

* Farmers Ranchers Cooperative, along with Elanco Animal Health and Dr. Angie Painter are teaming up to provide you with information about how veterinary feed directive (VFD) affects you and your operation. They are holding an informative meeting along with a dinner on Wednesday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Springview Activity Center.  You can reserve your spot today by calling the Farmers Ranchers Cooperative Springview location at 402-497-2020.  Please register by September 26.  First come. First served.

* Harvest season is here! Starting today the GJW Feed Mill scales, 8 miles south of Ainsworth will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday thru Friday and Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. If you have any questions call Angie at 402-760-2520 or 402-382-3333.

* The Brown County Commissioners and Highway Superintendent Kenny Turpin remind property owners they are required to mow county road ditches adjacent to their property. Mowing is required, by state statute, twice each year. The commissioners are authorized to have roadside mowing performed commercially and bill the cost to landowners if the property owner does not mow the ditch as required. The commissioners and roads department ask property owners to cooperate to help insure the traveling safety of motorists in the county.

*  The Area Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition is hosting two town hall meetings with Dr. Charles Barr. The sessions are scheduled from 7 until 9 p.m. Wednesday, September 28 in the O’Neill Annex building, 1287 North 6 St., from 7 until 9 p.m. and also Wednesday, October 5 in the Ainsworth High School Learning Center. Individuals from all communities are invited, specifically parents, youth, teachers and medical personnel. Dr. Barr will touch on the effects of alcohol and other drugs on the adolescent brain, as well as provide tools for parents. For more information call Whitney Abbott at 402-336-2406.

* The Springview Spitfires Husker Ticket Giveaway is a fundraiser for cancer research. Also – Mark your calendars for Oct. 11, the Spitfires are Streaking at the Boyd County vs. North Central Volleyball game and you can too! Not only will they be doing the pink streaks (stay tuned for more details) they’re doing a pink out. Make sure to get a Block Out Cancer Volleyball T-shirt.  Order deadline is Oct. 1. Call Sue or Patty for details.

* 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.  Classes like (pick a class from list)
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September/October 2016 Noncredit Courses

INTRODUCTION TO SIGN LANGUAGE.  In this course, students will learn beginning sign language and build their vocabulary base. Learning to fingerspell the manual alphabet, numbers 0-100, colors, people, and basic conversational skills. Lesson plans will use a hands-on approach to reinforce skills/signs taught. Thurs., 6:30-7:30 p.m. at ESU #17. Instr. Mizner $40

September 8, 15, 22, 29 (SIGN5100/16F) CRN#60365

iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.  Discover how to use an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch for emailing, browsing the web, managing time, getting directions, taking notes, taking photos, and listening to music. Explore free applications that can be downloaded to your device. Participants need to bring their own iPad, iPhone or iPod fully charged and know their Apple ID or iCloud ID and password. Tues., 10 a.m. - noon at ESU#17. Instr. Beel $40

September 20 and 27 (INFO5160/16F) CRN#60382

Facebook and Pinterest for Beginners.  In this class you will learn how to create, use, and maintain a Facebook page, including understanding Facebook privacy policies and settings. Interested in learning about Pinterest? This class will also provide an overview of what Pinterest is, how to set up a Pinterest account, and how to use Pinterest. Tues., 1-3 p.m. at ESU #17. Instr. Beel $40

September 20 and 27 (INFO5155/16F) CRN#60381

SWING DANCING.  Learn to dance to country music and learn various swing dance moves. Great fun and an ideal workout. Class cost does cover admission fee into the Norden dance hall; students are welcome to stay after the class and enjoy an evening of dancing. Sat., 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Norden Dance Hall. Instr. Keller. $25

September 24 (HPER5105/16F) CRN#60368

Introduction to Digital Photography.  Do you have a digital camera and you don't know how to operate it?  Are you ready to enter the world of digital photography?  Instructor Tom Prouty will take you through the basics of digital photography and teach you some camera fundamentals. Whether you are a first time digital camera owner or if you are looking for tips on digital photography skills and transferring photos to your computer, this is the class for you! Helpful tips on sports action photography will also be included. Bring your camera and your camera manual to the class. Wed., 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Keya Paha County High School Computer Lab. Instr. Prouty $60

September 28 and October 5 (ARTS5105/16F) CRN#60383

SWING DANCING Learn to dance to country music and learn various swing dance moves. Great fun and an ideal workout. Class cost does cover admission fee into the Norden dance hall; students are welcome to stay after the class and enjoy an evening of dancing.  Sat., 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Norden Dance Hall. Instr. Keller. $25

October 1 (HPER5105/16F) CRN#60369

Art of Photography. Here's the opportunity to enjoy the art of photography. Learn how to use your camera to produce a work of art using some of the artistic principles used by the old masters. Move beyond snapshots and become a serious photographer with Instructor Tom Prouty. Bring your camera, know all its features and use your camera like an artist uses his paintbrush. Mon. 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Keya Paha County High School Computer Lab. Instr. Prouty $30

October 17 (ARTS5105/16F) CRN#60384

CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN EXAM PREPARATION.  Beginning January 1, 2017, all pharmacy technicians that are currently employed in a health care facility (hospital, pharmacy, long-term care, etc.) in the State of Nebraska will need to be certified. If you are working towards your pharmacy technician certification and preparing for your PTCB exam, Northeast Community College offers a comprehensive study review course that is aligned with the requirements of the exam and expectations of the employers. The course includes reviews in each of the nine knowledge domains.  It focuses on areas of pharmacy calculations, the top 200 drugs, drug classifications, suffixes, and more. Price includes training manual and calculations workbook, practice exam, cost to apply for certification and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam.  Financial assistance is available through the Community College Gap Assistance Program for students meeting income guidelines. Week 1-4: Sun., 7-10 p.m.; Week 5: Sun., 6-10 p.m., ESU #17, Instr. M. Hammond, $499.




* To give away: an electric stove, 4 burner, white in color. Needs a new power cord. Call 402-387-1195. Please leave a message if no answer.

* To give away: a sweet natured, affectionate male kitty, 4-5 months old, needs to go to a loving home, preferably in the country with another cat to play with. Needs daily feeding, companionship and warm shelter. Call 402-760-2388.


* Katie and Walker Zulkoski are the parents of a baby boy, Leo Robert Zulkoski, born Sept. 13. He joins big brother Calvin James, 3. Grandparents are Ann and Denton Weichman of Ainsworth, and Kristi Zulkoski of Omaha. Great-grandmothers are Jan Brayton of Stuart, and Matilda Zulkoski of Elyria.

* Tory and Stormy Devall of Belle Fourche S.D., are the parents of a baby boy, Ramsey Wade Devall, born at 4:03 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15. Ramsey weighed in at 6 pounds, 10 ounces. He joins brother Camden, 4, and sister Dempsey, 2. Grandparents are Harv and Janice Devall of Bassett. Great-grandmother is Marcella Maurer of Bassett.

* Whitten and Alanna Hoover are the parents of a girl, Hadley Jean Hoover, born Sept 7 in the Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital at O’Neill. Hadley weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20-1/2 inches in length. Grandparents are Susan & JD Hoover of Ainsworth, and Vicki and Bruce Ferguson of Springview. Great-grandparents are Marcella Maurer of Bassett, Ivan Ferguson of Taylor, and Terrell and Janet Sanders of Burwell. 




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