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* Help Wanted: The Brown County Hospital is seeking an individual to serve as manager of their dietary department. The successful candidate will be responsible for directing and supervising all aspects of the department including planning, preparing and serving basic, regular and modified diets to patients and personnel. Duties also include supervision of dietary staff, ordering supplies and equipment and maintaining records to meet regulatory
requirements. The manager is expected to perform and assist with all duties required of other dietary staff. Applicant must be a high school graduate and be a certified dietary manager or willing to obtain certification. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package offered. If interested in this opportunity, please contact Lisa Fischer at
402-387-2800 or email

* Help Wanted: The Ainsworth Vision Clinic is looking to hire a full time assistant. Must have computer experience (Quickbooks knowledge would be helpful), able to learn quickly, be good at multi-tasking and have the
ability to work through interruptions. Stop in today to submit your resume or to pick up an application at Ainsworth Vision Clinic, 305 North Main Street in Ainsworth.

* Help Wanted: Sandhills Care Center has a full or part time position available as a maintenance director. They are looking for someone who is self motivated, handy and who will take pride in the care center. Work will include daily and preventative care, repair and maintenance of the facility and equipment. Benefits package is available to qualified
applicant. For a full job description and qualifications or to submit your resume, please contact Stephanie Rucker by calling 402-387-1294 OR email Come make a difference in the elder
community and be a part of a growing facility!

* Help Wanted: Ainsworth Flowers and Gifts has part time positions available. After school hours, some weekends. If you like working with people in a fun atmosphere this could be a great part time job for you.  Stop in today at Ainsworth Flowers and Gifts to apply or to learn more, or call 387-1555.

* The Nebraska Department of Transportation is currently accepting applications for a Highway Maintenance Worker in Springview, NE.  For full job description, visit: or the Ainsworth Yard at 736 E 4th, Ainsworth, NE 69210.  Starting wage is $15.188 per hour.  State applications are required and must be received by July 17, 2018.  Applicants must apply on-line at  NDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




* For Sale; 4 used Yokahama Geolandar G95 95H tires, P225/55R17s, good rubber. Also for sale is a Case tractor: 830 Case diesel, Case-o-matic transmission, wide front, good rubber, fluid in rears has a loader, power
steering, runs great and finally a Dixon Speed ZTR 48SE, has a 24 horse Kawasaki engine, Model no 96698602, ZTR 9 bushel bagger with blower Rz48, fabricated deck. Any of these items can be seen in the shop at the corner
of 5th and Ash in Long Pine or call 760-1042.

* For Sale: Cornfed angus beef. It’s at the locker now. Contact Gary Leach, phone 760-0343.

* For Sale: full blood blue heeler puppies. Weaned and ready to go now.  Males and females. They have had their first shots. Both parents are working cow dogs and on site at the ranch. Reasonably priced. Call Mart DeNaeyer at 322-1968.

* The Bassett Housing Authority provides affordable, safe housing to qualifying families and individuals.  They offer spacious family units as well as 1 bedroom apartments all furnished with stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer.  Utilities paid, snow removal, lawn care and maintenance included.  Income guidelines do apply.  To be put on the list as units become available or for more information call The Bassett Housing Authority at 684-3329.  Their party room is available to the public for rent, very reasonable at just $15.  So if you need a convenient venue to hold a meeting or a party call The Bassett Housing Authority to reserve the date for their party room.  Again that number is 684-3329.  Deb is in the office Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  If no answer, please leave a message and she will get back to you.


* For Rent: 2 bedroom house, qualified applicants only. Previous rental references and a deposit required. Call 382-3310 after 5 p.m.

* KBRB will have office space available for rent beginning July 1. For more information or to set up a time to view the available rental space, call 387-1400.


* Wanted to buy: a used electric scooter. If you have one that you would be interested in selling, please give Merl a call at 387-2461.

* Wanted to buy: Looking for outdoor barn kittens, please give Kayla a call at 382-5342




* The Sandhills Iron Horse Riders 18th Annual benefit poker run is coming up Saturday, July 21. 11 a.m. registration at the Elks, lunch is provided with your paid entry. There will be a live and silent auction, gun raffle,
door prizes and much more! This year’s proceeds will benefit Bryce Porter who is battling colon cancer and Roger Keisler who is battling kidney failure. 2 wheels or 4 wheels – everyone is welcome to come along. OR ‘da bus’ will be available for those who don’t have rides but spaces are filling up so call Amber if you want a seat at 760-3877. If you can’t come, make sure to meet up later as the Ainsworth Fire Department and the Elks present the “James Lee Band” for a street dance.

* Come dance in the street – under the stars on a summer night, at 3rd and Main in Ainsworth as the Ainsworth Volunteer Fire Department brings their 128th annual celebration to the street. Saturday night, July 21 the
Ainsworth Elks Lodge #1790 along with the Ainsworth Volunteer Fire  Department are proud to present The James Lee Band from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Burgers, brats, potato salad, chips and drink will be served from 5 until 8 p.m. along with OES’s homemade ice cream and brownies. The Elks will have a beer garden on the grounds. Raffle drawings will be held that night for 2 guns, 2 – hogs, processing included and also 2 - $50 gift certificates to the Elks.  Need not be present to win. If you haven’t purchased your raffle tickets yet – make sure to do so through any Ainsworth Firemen.

* Fundraiser to help defray medical costs for Jeff Konkoleski as he battles cancer will be held Saturday, July 21 from 5 until 8 p.m. at the Activity Center on Main Street in Springview.  A Pancake & Sausage Supper will be served for a freewill donation and a silent auction will also be held.  If you have donations for the silent auction please contact Robin at 760-3057.

* The annual Men's Open Golf Tournament is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sunday at the Ainsworth Golf Course.  In a format change this year, the tournament will be 18 holes only.  In the past few years, the top two flights played 27 holes.  All flights this year will be 18 holes, with golfers vying for almost $1000 in added flight and flag prize money.  All golfers are welcome, you do not have to be a member to play.  Call the clubhouse at 402-387-1658 to sign up and to reserve a cart if needed.  That's this Sunday, July 22 at 10 a.m., the annual Men's Open at the Ainsworth Golf Course.

* This Saturday, July 28 come to the Wood Lake Firehall for a community parade, honoring the 100 year anniversary of the National American Legion, the 43rd annual Wood Lake barbecue and the 40th Wood Lake School alumni reunion and other community organizations. Come to the parade-, BBQ, games and street dance too. It’s all Saturday, July 28 in Wood Lake.

* The Springview Fire and Rescue squad are diving in to the wind turbine day celebration Saturday, July 28 in Springview. Sending a shout out to all area fire departments to come for the Fireman’s Water Fights. All area
departments are welcome and urged to come join the fun. Which department will win the highly acclaimed traveling trophy? The Public is welcome to come cheer them on as these firefighters get hosed! To get your department
pre-registered call Todd at 677-1830. Make sure to save the date because Wind Turbine Day will be a day packed full of fun for everyone.  More details next week on KBRB.

* Enter the Mini Triathlon FUN raiser coming up Sunday, July 29 and help support a new Bassett Swimming Pool. Run, Bike and swim your way to the finish line in 3 divisions: peewee, intermediate and hard. Everyone is
encouraged to participate – no matter what fitness level you are - it’s all in good fun! Cost is just $20 for the pee wee division; other divisions are $30 when you pre-register by this Saturday – that includes your Tshirt.  You can enter right up until triathlon time for just $5 more but with no T-shirt guarantee. Entry forms are available at the
Bassett City Hall, The Bassett Pool or on line at the Bassett Swimming Pool Face book Page. Each and every entry, every supporter is valued!

* Ranch Rodeo Teams Wanted: Entries are now OPEN for the Cherry County Fair’s annual Ranch Rodeo coming up on August 13 in Valentine. Entries are $200 per team and is limited to the first 20 teams. To get your Ranch
Rodeo team signed up, call Clinton Assarson at 322-1316.

* 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!











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AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES MARKETING. Introduction to the concepts of agricultural marketing including, but not limited to, the study of marketing alternatives (cash, contracts, futures, and options). Development of marketing plans and analysis of current industry trends will be utilized to enhance the concepts. Tues., 7-9:45 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Hermelbracht. 3 cr. $348.00

August 20-December 14 (AGRI2290/18F) CRN#12869

INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE. This course offers a critical analysis of culturally diverse works of poetry, drama, and fiction. Students employ various techniques for discussing, evaluating, and writing about literature. Mon. and Wed., 2:35-3:50 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Elznic. 3 cr. $348.00

August 20-December 14 (ENGL2100/18F) CRN#14675

INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE WRITING. Introduces academic writing with an emphasis on integrated reading and writing skills. The course examines common grammar topics found in composition and encompasses the parts paragraph and essay composition, including using critical thinking skills, previewing and annotating texts, crafting main ideas with support, identifying and using text patterns, using organization, drafting, and summarizing skills, and writing with specific tone for different types of audiences. This course is designed for students who may not be ready for ENGL 1010. Mon. and Wed., 4-5:15 pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. Ferris. 3 cr. $348.00

August 20-December 14 (ENGL0990/18F) CRN#15250

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA. This course begins to develop algebra skills used to simplify expressions, solve equations and inequalities, solve systems of equations, graph equations, perform operations with polynomials, factor polynomials, and simplify rational and radical expressions. Prerequisites: ACT Math 17 or Accuplacer Arithmetic 75 or Accuplacer Elem Algebra 31 or Undergraduate level MATH0940 Minimum Grade of C. Wed., 6-8:45 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Manganaro. 3 cr. $348.00

August 20-December 14 (MATH1045/18F) CRN#14992

INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC. An introduction and overview of the history of Western art music, from the middle age to modern times. Includes the elements of music, historical style periods, and major composers. Tues. and Thurs., 2-3:15 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Schultz. 3 cr. $348.00

August 20-December 14 (MUSC1010/18F) CRN#14044

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT. A study of the functioning of the American political system through an analysis and application of its underlying theories. Mon. and Wed., 5:30-6:45 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Dohmen. 3 cr. $348.00

August 20-December 14 (POLS1000/18F) CRN#14317

ELEMENTARY SPANISH I. An introduction to the grammatical and conversational study of the Spanish language. Emphasis on the history and culture of the Spanish speaking world. Tues. and Thurs., 12:35-2:15 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Swenson. 4 cr. $464.00

August 20-December 14 (SPAN1200/18F) CRN#14677

Introduction to Psychology. An introduction to the science of psychology including the application of critical thinking to the study of learning theory, memory, personality, growth and development, biological and neurological aspects, abnormal behavior, therapies, intelligence, motivation, emotion, sensation, perception, and theoretical perspectives. Thurs., 7-9:50 pm at ESU #17. Instr. TBA. 3 cr. $348.00

August 20-December 14 (PSYCH1810/18F) CRN#14026


CDL TRAINING-AINSWORTH/NORFOLK. Instruction will include everything you will need to know to pass the license exam, pre-trip inspection, and practical driving test. You will spend 16 hours in the classroom that will prepare you for the written test needed to obtain a learner's permit. You will then complete the 40-hour driving portion of the course in Norfolk, which will culminate with a driving test. The testing fee is included in the course cost. The classroom portion will be completed August 30-31 at ESU #17 in Ainsworth. The driving/testing portion will take place at the Norfolk campus September 24-28. Financial assistance is available through the Community College Gap Assistance Program for students meeting income guidelines. For more information, contact Amy Kaiser at (402) 844-7245. 8 am-5 pm at ESU #17/UTIL 104. Instr. Lewis & Cook. $730.00

August 30-September 28 (TRAN5125/18F) CRN#60140/60141

GENERAL SALES AND USE TAX SEMINAR. This course covers the basics of Nebraska sales and use tax. Sales tax affects everyone! If you are a business owner, or are considering starting your own business, this information is a must for you and your bookkeeper. The topics discussed will not only benefit professionals; the general public can learn how sales tax affects them every day. The presentation covers all areas of sales and use tax, including licensing requirements, exemptions, reporting, and taxable services. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. 4 hours of CPE credit available. This course will be offered via distance learning technology from Norfolk to Ainsworth, O'Neill, and West Point. Course materials can be found at: Click on the Seminar Schedule, then click on the specific seminar you are attending. Thurs. September 13, 8:30 am-12:00 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Nebraska Department of Revenue. $15.00

AGRIBUSINESS SEMINAR. This class will cover, in detail, the sales tax exemption for commercial agricultural producers on the purchase and repair of equipment. Discussion will include qualifying agricultural operations, equipment and parts, and how to obtain a refund for tax paid on parts for depreciable agricultural equipment purchased prior to October 1, 2014. Exemptions for feed, seed, and chemicals will be explained. A portion of the session will be dedicated to contractors who build structures, such as grain bins used in agricultural operations. Instructors will teach you how to complete tax returns for a variety of scenarios, as well as related exemption and refund forms. This session will benefit farmers, implement dealers, equipment suppliers, and parts store owners, as well as those who operate machine shops and other types of repair facilities. It is also relevant to feed and seed suppliers. 3 hours of CPE credit available. This course will be offered via distance learning technology from Norfolk to Ainsworth, O'Neill, and West Point. Course materials can be found at: Click on the Seminar Schedule, then click on the specific seminar you are attending. Thurs. September 13, 1-4 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Nebraska Department of Revenue. $15.00

CPR – HEALTHCARE PROVIDER RENEWAL. The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Renewal course is designed to refresh the knowledge of a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies; provide CPR; use an AED; and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Book is available at the Norfolk bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781616694074. PLEASE BRING CURRENT CERTIFICATION CARD THE NIGHT OF CLASS. You MUST pre-register. 6-10 pm at Ainsworth Fire Hall. Instr. M. Rudnick. $40.00

August 12 (HLTH5305/18F) CRN 60155

HEARTSAVER ADULT/CHILD/INFANT CPR/AED. The Heartsaver CPR course is a modular CPR course that teaches how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies including cardiac arrest and choking for responsive and non-responsive adults, children and infants. The general public is the target audience for this course. The application and use of the automated, electronic defibrillator (AED) is also included. Book is available at the Norfolk bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781616690175. You MUST pre-register. 2-8 pm at Ainsworth Fire Hall. Instr. M. Rudnick. $74.50

August 26 (HLTH5150/18F) CRN 60154