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* Help Wanted: The Farmers Ranchers Coop in Ainsworth is searching for great people who have a passion for agriculture, their community and quality products and service. Opportunities available include a full time position as a warehouse attendant at the feed mill as well as a part time convenience store attendant position at Ampride. Competitive pay is offered and for full time employees an outstanding benefits package is also available. Learn more about opportunities available or apply by going to and click on the careers tab.



* Help Wanted: Bassett Livestock Auction is looking for Wednesday outside yard help during the sales as well as Wednesday overnight load out help after the sales. If you're interested call the office at 684-2361.


* Help Wanted: West Plains Bank is looking to hire a Loan Clerk. This position will be responsible for maintaining loan documentation and credit files, processing loans and performing duties related to the operation of the loan department. Applicant must be outgoing and people-oriented with excellent customer service and communication skills, a self-starter, be able to exhibit professionalism in communication skills and handling confidential information, have the ability to handle workloads with multiple interruptions and to be able to prioritize tasks as well as be able to problem solve. Position requires accuracy and a strong attention to detail. Competitive salary and benefits package including dental and health insurance and matching 401K plan. West Plains Bank is an EEO/AA employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Email your resume to or mail to West Plains Bank, PO Box 6, Ainsworth, NE 69210.


* Help Wanted: FR Coop Ampride Store is looking for a part time convenience store attendant. They are looking for the right people join their team. Positive attitudes to serve their loyal patrons with efficiency and quality service. Paying competitive wages. Pick up an application at Ampride, the main office or apply on line at


* Help Wanted: Brock Pospichal with BKP Transport is looking for full time help. Valid CDL required. Hauling locally around Rock, Brown, Keya Paha and Holt County area. Flexible work schedule. For more information call Brock at 760-1613.





* Hay for sale – 240 ton of net wrapped rounds, 2nd crop alfalfa, 18-20% protein, 1500 lb. bales. NO RAIN. This is PRIMO quality alfalfa, perfect feed for when the calves hit the ground. Delivery is available right here in our area. $125 per ton. For more information call Jim at 605-441-9468.


* Bassett Housing Authority – a great place to live with no upkeep or maintenance! Lawn mowed and watered in the summer and sidewalks cleared in the winter. Applications are encouraged, however, rentals are limited to availability. Income guidelines apply and background check performed and approved prior to admittance. For more information call 684-3329. If no answer, please leave a message. The Bassett Housing Authority strives to provide affordable, safe housing to qualifying individuals or families.






* The Deadline is Approaching! The Brown County Foundation will be considering all traditional grant requests, beginning in April. The open application period for traditional grants will be ending on March 30 so get those grant applications in for this coming fiscal year. They will notify approved grantees by June 1. You can find the application by going to, under the Brown County tab. Applications are also available through committee members: Steve Bartak, Joe Nelson, Colleen Lentz, Matt and Jen Lentz, Kara Welch, Dave Sherman, Leanne Maxwell and Vance Heyer. Applications can be mailed to Box 323, Ainsworth, NE or simply return to a committee member.

* Now taking Applications for LB840! Are you ready to embark on a new adventure? Dream. Create. Grow With LB840. Do you have an idea for a new business in Ainsworth? OR a vision for expanding your current business?
LB840 is in place to empower you to turn your dream into a reality with low interest loans and loan guarantees. Funds are also available for fašade improvement and housing or commercial demolition. Whether you want to take the first step…or the next step – Don’t wait any longer. The best thing you can do is BEGIN. Apply for LB840…it’s an investment in YOU. To learn more about LB840 eligibility or for an application stop by at the City of Ainsworth Office or the North Central Development Center. They would happy to help you get started.


* 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.


* Monday, January 20:  Strand Sim/Angus Ranch Annual bull sale at the ranch 12 miles north of Platte, South Dakota-Lunch at 11:30 a.m. and sale starts at 1 p.m.  Selling 68 Black, Red Simmental & Sim/Angus bulls.  For more information call Rod 605-680-7628 or go to to view the catalog.


* Monday, January 20:  Joseph Angus Ranch 22nd Annual bull sale at the ranch south west of Winner, South Dakota starting at 1 p.m.  Selling 110 fall yearling bulls and 50 coming 2 year old bulls.  For more information call Roger 605-557-3277 or stop by the ranch anytime to view the bulls.

* Thursday, January 23:  Marcy Cattle Company 59th Annual Angus bull sale starting at 12:30 p.m. Mountain time at the Gordon Livestock Auction-selling 40 two year old bulls and 115 yearling bulls.  for more information call Tom 308-638-7587 or go to

* Friday, January 24:  Minnie Creek Angus Annual bull sale starting at 1 p.m. at the ranch 8 1/2 miles North of Johnstown on Norden Ave.  Lunch at 11 a.m.  Selling will be 24 yearling bulls and 12 fall yearling bulls.  For more information call Arvin and Joyce 722-4259 or find Minnie Creek Angus on Facebook to view the catalog.


* Friday, January 24:  Ruggles Angus Annual Production sale at the Tri-State Livestock Auction in McCook starting at 1 p.m.  Selling 115 yearling & 18 month old bulls and 24 Registered Replacement Heifers.  For more information call Jeff & Kelcy 308-340-8831 or go to  to view the catalog.

Monday, Feb 3:  Mike Sitz Angus Ranch 47th Annual bull sale at the Burwell Livestock Market in Burwell, Nebraska starting at 1 p.m.  Selling 80 top coming 2 year old virgin bulls.  For more information call Mike 308-348-2273 or go to to view the catalog.


* Tuesday, February 4:  TK Angus Spring bull sale at the ranch 40204 US Hwy 20 Woodlake, Nebraska staring at 1 p.m.  Selling 170 Fall 18 month old and Spring yearling bulls.  For more information call Tim 308-360-1601 or go to to view the catalog.


* Save the date for Brisket and Basketball! The Rock County FFA Chapter invites you to a Brisket Feed Fundraiser on Thursday, January 16 during the North Central Knights vs. West Holt Basketball Games. Whether you’re cheering on the Knights or the Huskies make sure you COME HUNGRY because the Rock County FFA’s Brisket Feed will be going on in the Multi Purpose room. Enjoy a delicious brisket meal – brisket, corn, potatoes, dessert and drink. Adults just $10, age 8 and Under - $5 and age 2 and under are Free. They’ll be serving from 5 until 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Rock County High School. Thank you for supporting the Rock County FFA Chapter.

* Hunters, Collectors, Buyers, Sellers, Enthusiasts! Don’t miss the Atkinson Gun Show coming up Saturday, January 18 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday, January 19 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Atkinson Community Center. Exhibitors set up Friday the 17. Tables must be 90% hunting and fishing related. All federal, state and local laws obeyed. Concessions will be available on the premises. Admission is just $4.00. Children under 12, free admission with an adult. If you need more information or to reserve your tables, call Walter at 340-0949. The Atkinson Gun Show is sponsored by Safe Kids Shooting.

* No one’s ever REALLY gone. Rey’s journey continues and the Skywalker Saga concludes with fan focused devotion… Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is this weekends feature flick at the Ainsworth Grand Theater. It is said to be the best Star Wars episode since the Empire Strikes Back with as much nostalgia as new story content, Star Wars, the Risa of Skywalker is rated PG-13 and will be showing this Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. and on
Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Ainsworth Grand Theater on Main Street. Learn more – log on to

* DISPLAY CASES FOR SALE: Mcintosh Jewelry has recently undergone a total transformation so they have a whole bunch of display cases they are selling at more than reasonable prices. There are 3 – 5’ displays, 1 – 6’
display, a couple of the wooden tables with glass tops and pull out drawers as well as 1 – 6’ upright spinner and 2 small upright display cases. If you would like to see pictures text Angie VonHeeder at 376-4534 and I can send you some. These aren’t only perfect for a retails stores, they would make beautiful displays for organizations, lobbys, offices, even individual displays. Antique stores would also get a lot of use out of these types of display cases. Call Russ or Richard McIntosh at McIntosh Jewelry in O’Neill, phone 336-1431.

* 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 Tuesday evening, January 21st from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. Each game costs a quarter – drinks and refreshments provided. We look forward to seeing you for Bingo Tuesday evening at the Sandhills Care Center, 143 North Fullerton in Ainsworth, proud to put “people first”.

* Start the Year off on the right paw and SAVE! As a pet owner, you spend plenty of time making sure your pets are healthy and safe. You walk them, you feed them, you take them to the vet. However, many pet owners forget to license their pet. The City of Ainsworth would like to remind pet owners that when you license your pets in January you’re eligible for a discount! It’s just $6.00 to license pets now through January 31. It’s quick, it’s easy and it’s cheap. A certificate of rabies vaccination from a veterinarian must be provided. If you need more information call the
City Office at 387-2494.

* Farmers and Ranchers - Create a lasting legacy by taking a proactive approach to generational transitioning. A workshop to help farm and ranch families navigate the common landmines involved with estates and generational transition planning will be held on Thursday, January 30 at the United Methodist Church in Bassett. Ag attorney Pam Olsen along with several respected Nebraska farmers and ranchers will share their experiences. The meeting will also cover helpful legal tools you’ll need to transition your farm or ranch to the next generation. Registration will be at 9:30 a.m. The Workshop will be held from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. with plenty of time allowed for questions and answers. Registration Fee is just $15 which includes your meal. Call the Extension office at 387-2213 or email to register by January 23 for meal count. Vision is everything if you want to create a lasting legacy in your farm or ranch. Don’t miss this great opportunity sponsored by the Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition and the Nebraska Extension with funding provided by SARE.

* 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.










* 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


SECURITY AND LOSS PREVENTION. Provides insight into the complex problems of loss prevention in today's society, including security staffing needs, fire protection and control, duties and responsibilities of security personnel, internal controls, emergency and disaster planning, and internal theft. Mon., 7-9:45 pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. Hardy. 3 cr. $366.00

January 13-May 13 (CRIM2350/20S) CRN#24155

INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION. An overview of education in the United States viewed in terms of history, philosophy, finance and governance. Encourages critical thought regarding the role of education in our multicultural society, the role of the teacher, and educational practices in schools. The course is designed to help students explore education as a prospective career. Writing intensive. Mon., 7-9:45 pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. Johnson. 3 cr. $366.00

January 13-May 13 (EDUC1110/20S) CRN#21768

ENGLISH COMPOSITION I. English Composition I offers instructional practice in the techniques of effective writing. The process of planning, writing, revising, and editing essays for particular audiences and purposes and research-related skills are also emphasized. Tues. and Thurs., 4-5:15 pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. Young. 3 cr. $366.00

January 13-May 13 (ENGL1010/20S) CRN#24156

ENGLISH COMPOSITION II. Students will read and analyze various texts and respond with research-based argumentative essays that demonstrate information literacy, critical-reading, and source integration. A significant research project is required. Mon. and Wed., 4-5:15 pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. Dolesh. 3 cr. $366.00

January 13-May 13 (ENGL1020/20S) CRN#24157

COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY. This course establishes a solid foundation of prefixes, suffixes, word roots, abbreviations, medical terms and symbols. It emphasizes understanding the medical vocabulary as it applies to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic procedures of the human body. Mon. and Wed., 4:30-5:50 pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. Tejral. 3 cr. $366.00

January 13-May 13 (HLTH1060/20S) CRN#24154

TOPICS AND IDEAS IN MATHEMATICS. This course is designed to give the students a survey of mathematics topics including set theory, logic, voting methods, financial calculations and management graph theory, probability and statistics. Main emphasis will be the application of problem solving methods while studying topics. Mon., 7-9:50 pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. Manganaro. 3 cr. $366.00

January 13-May 13 (MATH1100/20S) CRN#23212

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY. An introduction to the science of behavior and mental processes 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 Educational Service Unit #17. Instr. Stevens. 3 cr. $366.00

January 13-May 13 (PSYC1810/20S) CRN#23780

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY. Introduction to the basic principles of sociology, including the study of sociological research, theoretical perspectives, culture, socialization, social structure, social institutions, deviance, social inequalities, stratification, demography, and population. Tues., 5:30-6:45 pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. Carter. 3 cr. $366.00

January 7-May 8 (SOCI1010/20S) CRN#23213




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