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* 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

* Housekeeping/Laundry Help Wanted: The Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth is seeking to fill positions in housekeeping and laundry. Full time and part time positions are available. For a full job description 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!




* For Sale: 14 tame ducks. They are similar to the size of mallards. This year's hatch. Call 760-0443.

* For Sale: 4 yearling open heifers.  2 black, 2 black-cross.  Call 402-382-8601.  Please leave a message if no answer.


* 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.

* 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.


* Looking for: a 10 gallon fish tank.  Call 402-387-2181


* 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!


* Saturday, November 17 - The Rick and Carol Koinzan Retirement Auction will be held.  Sale location 7 miles north of Bartlett to Hwy. 281/70 junction, then 7&1/2 miles east on Hwy. 70, 1 mile south and 1/2 mile west - signs will be posted.  Sale time is at 9:30 a.m.  Don't miss this great opportunity to own some of the cleanest farm machinery offered at public auction this year.  To see the sale bill and pictures go on line to  Online bidding will be available at

* Brown County Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop will be having their Sack Sale this Saturday-Just a buck a bag! This Saturday, November 17 and also the following Saturday, November 24th.  A Buck a Bag Saturdays at the Thrift Shop in Ainsworth.

* TK Angus 32nd Annual Fall Bull and Female Sale-Monday, December 3rd at the Ranch, Valentine.  Lunch at Noon, Sale time 1pm.  Selling 20 spring 2 year old and 200 fall yearling bulls plus 70 spring bred females.  To see the catalog go to or call Tim 308-360-1601 or Rick 308-360-0001.


* Make tracks to the Thanksgiving Feast this Thursday at the Ainsworth Sr. Center. Traditional Thanksgiving Fare so you’re sure to feel right at home. Turkey and dressing along with the trimmings. Please RSVP by Tuesday by calling 387-0777 if you plan on attending. Thanksgiving dinner will be served at noon this Thursday at the Ainsworth Senior Center. Everyone is welcome.

* Just a reminder: The Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance deadline is quickly approaching for the 2019 year. (November 15, 2018) Call Kari Heiss at Silveus Insurance Group/J.E. Meuret Grain for more information. Phone

* Come and take in the Christmas Magic this Saturday from 9am-5:30pm and on Sunday from 1-4pm at The Whistle Stop's Christmas Open House.  Get a start on your Christmas decorating and gift giving too.  Take 20% off ALL Christmas items and 10% off storewide.  Make sure to register for door prizes and sample all the delicious gourmet treats!  Don't miss the Christmas Open House this Saturday and Sunday at The Whistle Stop, downtown Bassett.

* It's beginning to look a lot like....the BIG Holidays are here!  Get all the beautiful furniture and festive decorations for your home or office at the Jolly Holly Holiday Open House this Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from 1pm-5pm at Sandhills Sage in Johnstown.  Unique, creative pieces that will complete any look plus help with your gifting for family and friends.  make sure to come back for new pieces and surprises on Black Friday open 10am-5pm and on Small Business Saturday, (November 24th) they are having a storewide sale BLOWOUT from 10am-5pm.  Watch their facebook page for pictures and more.  Come get ready for the season at the Jolly Holly Holiday Open House at Sandhills Sage in Johnstown-will be their last open days of the year.  Wishing you the best Thanksgiving and Merriest of Christmas's!

* Wander in to the enchanted forest book fair, a whimsical place full of irresistible books that kids can’t wait to read so their imaginations can grow! The Enchanted Forest Scholastic Book Fair will be held Monday, November 12 through Thursday, November 15 at the McAndrew Elementary Library, just enter through the east doors off the playground. The enchanted forest is overflowing with fun, engaging and affordable books for all ages…preschool through adult. It’s sure to be a great opportunity to get some Christmas Shopping done too. All purchases benefit the Ainsworth Community School. If you are unable to make it in – the online book fair is available Now through November 20th by going to  Book Fair is open to the public at 3:30 daily November 12 through 15 and will close at 6 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday and at 8p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.

* A delicious way to celebrate the season!  The Rock County FFA annual fruit sale frundraiser is ON. Not only are they selling fruit and fruit varieties, they will have you on full alert as they bring the colors, aromas and fresh tastes of the season straight from the Hershberger Bakery to this area by offering a wide variety of homemade Amish Candy, Jams and Jellies.  Gifts like this are one size fits all, so place your orders today through any Rock County FFA member or by callling Ann Dvorak at the Rock County High School, phone 684-3411.  Fruits will be delivered December 11 through 15.  The Rock County FFA thanks you for your continued support.

* Christmas Gift Giving made EASY!!  Plus you're helping support the Ainsworth FFA Chapter.  They are now selling bread braids (like the filled ones!!  There are so many to choose from), fruit and fruit varieties, gourmet candy, cookie dough, cheese trays, popcorn and nuts.  If you haven't place your orders yet-make sure to do so through any Ainsworth FFA member or call Roger Lechtenberg at the Ainsworth Community School.  Fruit orders will be taken until November 19th.  All other items until November 26th.  Delivery is scheduled for December 14th.

* Stay active and be part of the team! Ainsworth Youth Sports is getting ready for tip off. It’s time to get registered for 1st through 6th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball. Cost is just $20.00, that includes Tshirt.  Ainsworth Youth Basketball focuses on skill development, fundamentals and helping young ball players better understand the game. The enthusiasm around Ainsworth Youth Sports is contagious! So come have fun and get to be a better basketball player! To register call or text Katie Painter, Program Director at 760-0084, or email . Registration Deadline is November 26.

* 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!






* Ryan and Bobbie Robinson of Wood Lake are the parents of a baby girl, Roslynn Marie Robinson, born Wednesday, Nov. 7. Roslynn weighed in at 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. Grandparents are Mark and Dedra Stoner of Wood Lake, and Todd and DeAnn Nilson of Ainsworth.


* Kenneth and Ruth O'Hare will be celebrating their 72nd Wedding Anniversary on November 17th so let's SHOWER them with cards!  Cards will reach Kenneth and Ruth O'Hare by sending to 143 North Fullerton Street, Ainsworth, NE 69210.


* 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

Pottery I. Do you already have some basic knowledge of the wheel and looking to improve your throwing skills? This class is for you! Practice and refine simple forms and explore more complex shapes. Basic techniques to throw cylinders, cups, bowls, and more are demonstrated. Various methods of surface decoration and glazing are also explored or expanded upon depending on your skill level. Tues. and Thurs., 6-8 pm at Ainsworth High School Art Room. Instr. Adcock $105

November 6-13 (ARTS5180/18F) CRN#60444

Medicare 101. This course is an introduction to Medicare. This course will define the impact of the Medicare program from its inception to present day. At the conclusion, you will have a firm understanding of the rights, benefits and options of this healthcare option. You will be able to make an educated decision on the various supplemental health plans available. Tues., 11:30 am-1 pm at ESU #17 Technology Center. Inst. Bales $15

October 16 (FNPL5115/18F) CRN#60443