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* Help Wanted: Cottonwood Villa assisted living facility in Ainsworth has a full time medication aide position available. Training is provided on site. Position offers competitive pay and benefits are available. To learn more about becoming a full time medication aide at Cottonwood Villa OR to apply, contact Ann Fiala by calling 387-1000 or better yet – stop in and visit with Ann at Cottonwood Villa in Ainsworth.
* Help Wanted: The Brown County Hospital’s growing radiology department is seeking to fill 2 full time positions. A Radiologic Technologist as well as full time sonographer with a radiology background. BOTH positions require being ARRT registered or registry eligible and be licensed by the State of Nebraska as a Medical Radiographer. Sonographer position requires ARDMS. These positions offer great opportunities to work with a strong, dedicated health care team. Basic life support, ultrasound and CT experience preferred. If no CT experience, must be willing to train. Candidate must be able to work a varied schedule and take call 2 days per week and 1 weekend per month. A comprehensive benefit package is available. If interested send resumes to Lisa Fischer, Human Resources(firstname.lastname@example.org) or Marla Graff, Radiology Manager (email@example.com). The Brown County Hospital, 945 East Zero Street, Ainsworth, phone 387-2800. Quality in Community Healthcare.
John Rassmusen will be in the Ainsworth area to tune
pianos March 21 through the 28. To make an appointment with
John to have your piano tuned, call 303-832-1732 or
* 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.
* This Tuesday, March
20 at the Atkinson Livestock Market – the special
feeder auction has been canceled due to roads and
feedlot conditions but they will hold the regular
auction with weighup cows and bulls starting at
10:30 a.m. followed by the Engelhaupt and TKR
registered Hereford bulls and heifers sale starting
at 1 p.m. If you have any questions call the
Atkinson Livestock Market 925-5141. Their desire is
to be of service to you at Nebraska’s Old Reliable –
the Atkinson Livestock Market.
* Friday, March 23 –
29th Annual Smith Angus Ranch Bull Sale starting at
1 p.m. at the ranch 25 miles south east of Bassett.
70 yearlings and 40 coming 2 year old fall bulls
will sell. Come early – lunch will be served at
noon. If you need more information call 244-5440.
* Wednesday, April 4 - 31st Annual TK Angus Spring
Bull and Female sale starting at 1 p.m. at the Ranch
near Valentine. Selling 124 Spring and Fall bulls,
Dispersal of the November calving fall cows, plus
the pick of the fall bred heifers. For more
information call Tim 967-3423 or Rick 308-360-0001
or go to
www.tkangus.com to see the catalog.
* Thursday, April 5 - 28th Annual A&B Cattle Angus
bull sale 1 p.m. at the Ranch south of Bassett.
Selling 110 yearlings and 40 fall coming 2 year old
bulls. For more information call Arlen 760-0232 or
Adam 760-2623. Or go to
www.abcattle.com. You can also find them on
* Friday, April 6 - Springlake Angus and guests
production sale, 1 p.m. at the SpringLake Angus
Center 50475 887th Road, Lynch, Nebraska. Selling
55 yearling bulls, 35 2-year old bulls, 40 yearling
heifers and 10 cow/calf pairs. For more information
www.springlakeangus.com or call 402-569-3442
* Tuesday, April 10 - Oakwater Ranch/Rocking Arrow
35th Annual Charolais bull sale at Valentine
Livestock starting at 1 p.m. Selling 90 yearling
Charolais bulls. All bulls performance and fertility
tested and free delivery within 250 miles. To view
catalog and video go to
* Agriculture is
Amazing! The Annual Ainsworth FFA Hired Hand Auction
will be held on Monday, March 19 at the School
Cafeteria. There’s over 70 FFA members ready to roll
up their sleeves and go to work for you. Come hungry
– dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with auction scheduled
to begin at 7 p.m. If you could use an extra set of
hands – the Ainsworth FFA Hired Hand Auction is the
place to be Monday evening, March 19. The Ainsworth
FFA would like to thank you for your continued
support. They look forward to seeing you at their
annual Hired Hand Auction.
* The Ainsworth FFA
petting zoo and machinery display that was scheduled
for Thursday, March 22 as part of their ag week
celebration has been postponed to next Thursday,
March 29. It will be held from 1:30 until 3:30 p.m.
on the playground.
* If you’re planning on
furthering your education, there’s still time to
apply for many local scholarships but the deadline
is fast approaching! GJW is giving 2 - $500
scholarships. 1 is a general scholarship open to all
area seniors and also an employee scholarship – for
an employee or child of an employee. Jones Finish/
Sandhills Elite Genetics is offering a $250
scholarship open to all area seniors and The Jones
Family and Thad Jones Trucking is offering a $500
scholarship. Check in with your guidance counselor
for details. Sandhills Chapter Pheasants Forever
Scholarship applications can be picked up at your
high school guidance counselors office or you can
call Brad Waits at 382-2656. Brown County Hospital
is giving 3 - $750 scholarships open to all area
graduating seniors and current college students in
Brown, Rock, Cherry, Keya Paha, Loup and Blaine
county who have selected to focus on a health care
or healthcare supporting career. For applications go
to their facebook page or call Tami Kovar 387-2800.
Thank you to these awesome local businesses who are
aiming to inspire and help area students become
* Eggs-tra Eggs-tra!
The Sandhills Care Center is having an Easter Egg
Hunt this Saturday. March 24. The Residents and
Staff would like to invite all kids (age 10 and
under) to bring their baskets or bags and come join
the Easter Egg Hunt Fun. The Easter Egg Hunt starts
PROMPTLY at 10 a.m. Following the Easter Egg Hunt,
cookies and refreshments will be served for everyone
to enjoy. If you need more information feel free to
contact Macey by calling 387-1294. The residents and
staff look forward to seeing you this Saturday!
* Ainsworth Youth
Sports is getting ready for the spring soccer
season! Boys and girls youth soccer registration is
now open and this year – they’ve added PRE-k! Fee is
just $20 which includes your shirt. Ainsworth youth
soccer is coached by Ainsworth High School students.
Boys and girls – PreK thru 6th grade can come
expecting to have fun, learn skills and of course
burn energy! It’s springtime – time for kids to get
out and play. Join Ainsworth Youth Soccer
today. For a registration form call or text Katie
Painter, program director at 760-0084 OR pick one up
at the Ainsworth City Office. Deadline to register
is March 28. In order to play your child must have
turned 4 by January 1.
*Cabelas “School of
fish” is a Unique KIDS 3 hour fishing class that’s
coming to Ainsworth. Kids age 8 through 14, if you
enjoy fishing or you want to get started in fishing,
you’re going to want to attend School of Fish on
April 4 at 6 p.m. at the Elks. Learn about the
lakes, the fish that swim in lakes and some great
ways to catch them. In addition, you’re going to get
your very own rod and reel and tackle, even a $10
Cabelas gift card – that you get to keep! So come,
have a lot of fun – learn some great skills and
you’re going to get fishing equipment to take with
you when class is done. THANKS to the Sandhills
Chapter Pheasants Forever and the Ainsworth Elks
this class is absolutely free, there is NO
registration fee - however, you must pre register
for the event by March 29 by calling Brad Waits at
* Calling ALL
exhibitors and vendors…you can be a part of the
largest ranch oriented trade show in the United
States! The 29th annual Sandhills Ranch Expo in
Bassett, Nebraska June 20 and 21! The Expo pulls in
thousands of attendees with it’s unmatched variety
of vendors, exhibits and entertainment! No matter
what you sell – the Sandhills Ranch Expo is a great
opportunity for anyone….so let’s set up shop shall
we? Visit sandhillsranchexpo.com or call 684-2320.
* Sandhills Rod and Gun
Club Spring Trap League will be starting on
Wednesday, April 4 and will be running 4 Wednesdays
so get your 5 person teams together. There is just a
$50 team fee - $80 individually which includes
rocks, 25 standard trap followed by twenty five
wobble trap and Ribeye Steak Sandwich Supper. Also
each shooter must have some sort of membership to
the Sandhills Rod and Gun Club. In Bassett, contact
Tim Hinkhouse or in Ainsworth contact Todd Polluck
or Gene Lehnert if you have any questions OR if you
have a team OR if you’re interested in being on a
team for Spring Trap League at the Sandhills Rod and
* The Old Feed Store
Art Center at 104 Clark Street 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 8 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
LOST & FOUND:
TO GIVE AWAY:
* Card Shower Request for Brendon Coutts
who will be celebrating his 33rd birthday on April 23 – as
Brendon is deployed it could take several weeks for cards to
reach him. Please send to: Diette Glen, 428 East 8th Street,
Ainsworth, NE 69210. Attn: Brendon Coutts. (Diette will send
them all together as each letter/card has to go to the post
office and a customs form has to be filled out. This way she can
send them all out in box/envelope. )
* Start your success today with Northeast Community College.
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Learn about all the great classes Northeast Community College
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SPRING 2018 CREDIT CLASSES
Security and Loss
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
January 8-May 9
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., 7-9:50 pm at
ESU #17. Instr. Washinowski. 3 cr. $340.50
January 8-May 9 (EDUC1110/18S) 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 ESU #17. Instr. Elznic. 3 cr.
January 8-May 9
English Composition II.
You will read and analyze works in various genres of literature
and respond with essays applying research skills learned in ENGL
1010. Mon. and Wed., 4-5:15 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Lemke. 3 cr.
January 8-May 9 (ENGL1020/18S) CRN#24157
American History II.
A survey of American history from
the end of the Civil War to the present. Emphasis is on the
political, economic, cultural, social, and technological issues
that arise in America’s development as a global power. Tues. and
Thurs., 4-5:15 pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. Hilkemann. 3
January 8-May 9 (HIST2020/18S) CRN#23779
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
Thurs., 7-9:50 pm
at ESU #17. Instr. Stevens. 3 cr. $340.50
January 8-May 9
Introduction to Sociology.
Introduction to the basic principles of sociology, including the
study of sociological research, theoretical perspectives,
culture, social structure, social institutions, deviance, social
inequalities, stratification, demography, and population.
Tues., 7-9:50 pm
at ESU #17. Instr. Carter. 3 cr. $340.50
January 8-May 9
This course will enable you to master the skills required of
speaking in today's workplace and society. This course will
focus on the organization, preparation, research, and evidence
needed for a presentation that is tailored to fit the audience.
This course will also enhance your listening skills which will
assist you in everyday situations. Tues., 7-9:50 pm at Ainsworth
High School. Instr. Nelson. 3 cr. $340.50
January 8-May 9 (SPCH1110/18S) CRN#23981
FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS.
This course is
designed to give the students survey of mathematics topics
including set theory, logic, geometry and dimensional analysis,
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. Price. 3 cr. $340.50
January 8-May 9