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* F/R Coop Help Wanted: Ainsworth Feed Mill – Warehouse Attendant- The warehouse attendant’s responsibilities involve the safe receipt, storage, retrieval, timely dispatch of goods, operations, safety and maintenance, and other duties as assigned by management.  Ensure accuracy of inventory by ensuring best warehouse practices. The warehouse attendant will maintain a positive attitude that promotes team work within the cooperative and a favorable image of the cooperative.


* F/R Coop Help Wanted: CDL Position-Agronomy:The agronomy delivery person and plant attendant’s responsibilities involve plant and warehouse operations, deliveries, service, maintenance and safety, and other duties as assigned by management. The agronomy delivery person and plant attendant will maintain a positive attitude that promotes team work within the cooperative.


* F/R Coop Help Wanted: CDL Position-The delivery driver’s responsibilities involve delivery and pick-up, reporting, operations, service, safety and maintenance, and other duties as assigned by management. The truck driver will maintain a positive attitude that promotes team work within the cooperative and a favorable image of the cooperative.


*Help Wanted: Ainsworth Communtiy Schools is looking for an Administrative Assistant to work in the Middle/High School office. Duties include such things as managing an office, maintaining on-line student management system, and record keeping. Skills needed include in-depth computer/technology ability, excellent organization, people skills and confidentiality is a must. Competitive salary and benefit package. Applications are available at the District Office a 520 East 2nd Street and on the Ainsworth Community Schools website: – Job Opportunity – Classified Job Application. The position is open until filled.


* Help Wanted: The Ainsworth Community School is accepting applications for a full time custodian for daytime shifts. Some nights may be required.  This is a career opportunity for a self motivated, organized person.
Competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance as well as retirement benefits. Part time/on call custodial positions are also available. Applications can be picked up at the District Office on 3rd Street. The positions will remain open until filled. If you have anyquestions, call 387-2333.


* Help Wanted: a Full time shop assistant position is now available at Plains Equipment Group in Ainsworth. At Plains Equipment Group, they are differentiating themselves through their people, their partnerships and their performance. They are looking for a full time shop assistant to join their expanding team. They offer excellent pay, benefits, growth
opportunities and a wonderful work environment. If you are interested in great opportunities in the agriculture industry apply today at




* For Sale: half a beef. Going in July 23. 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.

* 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.




* For all of your tree service needs, big or small – call Olberding Tree Service of Stuart for the fix! They make even the toughest jobs look easy.  Olberding Tree Service is environmentally conscious, fully insured and they have the proper equipment and personnel to get the job done right – the first time and clean up is immaculate! They’re local so you know they won’t drive away and leave you stumped. Now’s the time to call Jake for your free, no obligation estimate, references gladly given, phone 340-8311.


* Saturday, July 20 – Silent and live auction will be held at the Elks in Ainsworth in conjunction with the Sandhills Iron Horse Riders 19th Annual Poker Run. Place your bids on silent auction items throughout the day at the Elks, the live auction will follow the ride. Proceeds will benefit Jeff Swanson and Candy Fernau. If you would like to donate an item/items call Misty Rowley at 382-5171, Penny Waits at 382-8152 or Terry David at 760-1309.

* Every Saturday, Bassett Farmers Market is open from 8 until 11 a.m. at Memory Lane Park, downtown Bassett. In case of inclement weather they will move to the Rock County Senior Center.



* The Atkinson Stuart Country Club will be hosting a Junior golf tournament open to area junior golfers this Thursday, July 18. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with play starting at 9. There are girls and boys divisions  in the age categories of 10-12; 13-14 and 15+. Players cannot have graduated high school. The 10-12 year olds will play 9 holes and the older divisions will play 18 holes. Cost is $15 for 9 holes and $25 for 18 holes. Trophies awarded in each division along with flag prizes. Lunch provided. Pre-register by calling the Atkinson/Stuart Country Club at 925-5330.

* Jawesome Pool Party this Friday night from 8:30 until 11:30 p.m. at the Ainsworth City Pool. All ages are welcome from 8:30 until 10:30 p.m., then for more fun after dark – teens and up will be able to continue swimming from 10:30 until 11:30 p.m.

* The residents and staff at the Sandhills Care Center are hosting a Going Away Party this Friday for Sarah Schipporeit at 2 p.m. Come enjoy some cake and refreshments and wish Sarah well. Events down the road – on Tuesday, July 23 there will be a Tic Tac Toe tournament at 3 p.m., if you’re interested in joining the fun they would love to have you and make sure to stay tuned for details on Back to School Bingo coming in August.

* Almost $1,000 in added flight money is up for grabs this Sunday during the annual Ainsworth Men’s Open Golf Tournament. The tournament starts at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 21 at the Ainsworth Golf Course. Flights are available for all skill levels, so call the Clubhouse at 387-1658 to sign up and to reserve your cart. The Ainsworth Golf Course is in fantastic shape, so fellas…test your game at 10 a.m. this Sunday at the annual Ainsworth Golf Course Men’s Open.

* Vendors - you can still be a part of the Cherry County Fair's Trade Show coming up August 9 and 10 in Valentine. If you’re interested in being a vendor in the trade show, Stephanie will take vendors through Wednesday, July 17, call 376-2227.

* Come dance in the street on a summer night in Ainsworth as The Ainsworth Volunteer Fire Department brings their 129th Annual Celebration to the street. This Saturday night the Ainsworth Volunteer Fire Department along with the Elks Lodge #1790 are proud to present the live band “the bar flies”, they will be cranking out everyone’s favorite country and rock music starting at 9 p.m. Music, dancing and fun for the whole family. Burgers, Brats, potato salad, chips and drink served from 5 until 8 p.m. along with Order of Eastern Star’s homemade ice cream and brownies. The Elks will have a beer garden on site. Raffle drawings held that night so if you haven’t purchased your tickets yet, do so through any Ainsworth Fireman. You do NOT have to be present to win. Everyone is welcome to come on back Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. if they want to watch the Water Fights.

* The Bassett Country Club presents…..the Zak Palmer Fundraiser Cornhole Tournament coming up on Saturday, July 20.  Just $40 per team. 1 p.m. sign up and registration, Bags Fly at 2 p.m. Youth and adults divisions. Supper is included. Come on out and throw some bags while supporting a great cause #ZAKSTRONG. Call the Clubhouse today or message them on Facebook to register your team, phone 684-3449. You can register right up until the day of the tournament, but registration by Wednesday, July 17 is appreciated. Don’t miss the Zak Palmer Fundraiser Cornhole Tournament at the Bassett Country Club.

The Sandhills Iron Horse Riders 19th Annual benefit poker run and auction is Saturday, July 20. 11 a.m. registration at the Elks, lunch provided with paid entry. Auctions, raffles, door prizes and more! Proceeds will benefit Jeff Swanson battling Wegners and auto immune disease and Candy Fernau battling Hodgkins lymphoma. 2 wheels or 4 wheels – everyone is welcome to come along. If you can’t join the ride, make sure to meet up later at the Elks for the silent and live auction. While you’re there, why not let the Ainsworth Fire Department do the cooking? Make sure to stick around for the “Bar Flies” live music and street dance presented by the Ainsworth Fire Department and the Elks. If you need more information call Misty Rowley at 382-5171, Penny Waits at 382-8152 or Terry David 760-1309.

* Call to all area Artists! Start planning your entries NOW for the upcoming Jane Keller Memorial Art Show that will be held during the Rock County Fair in Bassett July 31 thru August 3. Open to ALL Sandhills area residents – Youth, Adults and Professionals. Categories: Painting, sculpture, drawing, mixed media, basic photography and post-processed photography. All works must be original. Entries accepted Wednesday, July 31 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Rock Co. Fairgrounds. Cash awards will be given and the public will be invited to vote for their favorite, the Peoples Choice Award for just $1.00 per vote! Sponsored by the Bassett Arts Council with the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment as well as local businesses, benefactors and supporters. If you have ANY questions or to make arrangements for early entries call Amber Blessin at 730-0654.

* Ranch Rodeo teams wanted! You can still enter Cherry County Fair’s annual Ranch Rodeo coming up Sunday, August 11 starting at 12 noon in Valentine. Entries are $400 per team. 100% payback and $500 added! Call Clinton Assarson to get your Ranch Rodeo team signed up at 322-1316.  This year it’s an Open Ranch Rodeo and a WRA sanctioned Women’s Ranch Rodeo as well so you get to see both Cowboys and Cowgirls in action. Don’t miss the Cherry County Fair in Valentine, stay tuned for details!

* Come join the Rock County Hospital for one of the Sandhills premier golf outings and community fund raising events!  The Rock County Hospital's 9th annual golf tournament coming up Friday, July 26 at the Bassett Country Club.  It's a 9 hole, 4 person scramble complete with flag prizes, door prizes and tons of fun.  Registration is a 1 p.m., tee off is at 2 p.m.  Cost is just $120 per team - that includes 1 team mulligan and your meal.  Proceeds from this year's golf tournament will be directed towards facility "Call Light" system.  Get your team signed up today by contacting Pam Wegener at 684-3366 OR the Bassett Country Club at 684-3449.  If you need wheels make sure to have the country club reserve your cart.

The Housing Authority of the City of Ainsworth will be taking bids on the construction of a 30’x30’ storage shed, to be build at 457 North Elm in Ainsworth. For further information and specs, contact the office at 524 East Fourth Street, Ainsworth, phone 387-2550. Bids should be received by July 29, 2019 at 12:00 noon. Any and all bids may be rejected by the Housing Authority.

* Choose local. Choose the best. When you choose your local farmers market you not only get the most nutritious food, but it’s affordable, too. The Bassett Farmers Market is open every Saturday 8 until 11 a.m., at Memory Lane Park, downtown Bassett. In case of inclement weather they will move to the Rock County Senior Center.  No charge for vendor tables, but do call Jeanine for more information/to let her know you’re coming  822-0108.  While you’re downtown make sure to visit Bassett area merchants and eateries.  (Farm Fresh Eggs: If you have your egg#...bring the eggs).

* 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 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 387-1294.






* Tyler and Kimberlee McGill of Omaha are the parents of a baby girl, Charlotte Rose McGill, born at 6:08 p.m. Monday, June 24. Charlotte checked in at 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and measured 20 inches in length. Grandparents are Tom and Dortha McGill of Ainsworth, and Randy and Cathy Stonys of Omaha. Great-grandparents are Joy McGill of Ainsworth, Phyllis Stonys of Omaha, and Charlie Incontro of Omaha.

* Mathew and MaKenzie Jones of Tilden are the parents of a baby girl, Jovi Rae Jones, born at 3:17 am. Wednesday, June 26. Jovi checked in at 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 21-1/2 inches in length. She will be welcomed home by big brother Jye. Grandparents are Tom and Pat Jones of Long Pine, and Dave and Carol Leonard of Valentine.

* Robby and Devyn France of Ainsworth are the parents of a baby girl, Claire Dawn France, born June 9 in the Winner, S.D., Regional Hospital. Claire weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. She is welcomed home by big sister Alora. Grandparents are Ted and Dawn DeTurk of Ames, and Scott and Jackie France of Gothenburg.




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