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* Help Wanted: Brown County Hospital is seeking a full-time radiologic technologist for its growing Radiology Department. This is an opportunity to work with a strong, dedicated health care team. Must be ARRT registered or registry eligible and be licensed by the State of Nebraska as a Medical Radiographer. CT and Ultrasound experience and mammography certification preferred as well as basic life support. Candidate must be able to work varied schedule. A comprehensive benefits package is available. If interested resumes can be emailed to Lisa Fischer, HR , or Marla Graff, Radiology Manager, or mail to The Brown County Hospital, 945 East Zero Street, Ainsworth, NE 69210. If you have any questions call and visit with Lisa or Marla at 387-2800.


* Help Wanted: The Ainsworth Elks Club is now accepting applications for Clubhouse Manager. Successful candidate is responsible for managing all functions of the clubhouse services, including kitchen and dining area, sales, event coordination as well as facility upkeep. Excellent customer service skills are required. Must be self motivated, organized and a team player as duties include staff scheduling, ordering, menu planning, cost control, etc. This is a part time position. Bartender and wait staff positions are also available. Applications can  be picked up at the Elks during business hours or by calling Shane Kinnick at 760-0835 or Casey Jones at 760-3163.


* Help Wanted: North Central Nebraska Farm/Feedlot Operation has a Full time position available to a responsible, self motivated, team oriented individual as a rotating feed truck driver and general farm/feedlot labor. Must have a valid driver’s license, computer skills desirable but not required. Benefits package is available. Interested individuals may apply in person at the feedlot office. Contact Randal Rathe, Bejot Feedlots, PO Box 106, 87872 429th Avenue, Ainsworth, NE 69210. Phone 387-2236. Resumes can be emailed to


* Help Wanted: Union Bank and Trust in Ainsworth is looking for an organized, attentive Bank Teller to provide exceptional service to UBT customers by answering questions, processing transactions and assisting them with other bank business while also handling many of the bank’s clerical and administrative duties. This is a Part time position, 30 hours per week WITH benefits! Applications may be submitted on line by going to click on the careers tab. Union Bank and Trust, Member FDIC.


* Help Wanted: Seven Springs of Long Pine is looking for a route driver/plant personnel. This is a full time position. Competitive wage is offered as well as a flexible work schedule. Must be able to lift 50 lbs, a CDL is not required, however a good driving record is. If you have any questions, for a full job description and to apply you can call Todd at Seven Springs, phone 273-4295 or his cell at 760-1298.




* For Sale: a 2004 Dodge Stratus. It’s red in color, has all new tires, new battery and wiper blades. Runs really nice. Also for sale – a Poulan Pro 42” 15.5 horse power riding lawn mower and also a 48” Poulan Pro riding lawn mower, a Husqvarna riding lawn mower,  a self propelled push lawn mower and a snow blower. All priced to go! Call Gene Day for more information at 382-5488.

* For Sale: a Miller Trailblazer 302 portable welder/generator. In good shape. Also a 1937 Ford 4 door car and a 1956 Pontiac 4 door call. For more information on any of these items call or text 822-0366.


* For Rent: a one bedroom apartment located at the Bassett Housing Authority. Income guidelines apply and background check performed and approved prior to admittance. For more information when the apartment will be available or to request an application call 684-3329 or email Business hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. until 12 noon and from 1 until 5 p.m.

* 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.




* PRF Insurance: Is too much or not enough rain affecting your pasture, rangeland, and forage operation? Talk to Kari Heiss with Silveus Insurance Group. Kari specializes in risk management for precipitation. Silveus has played a crucial role in the lives of ranchers by developing dry-weather insurance and have impacted many operations by covering them for lack of rainfall. However, they do realize the opposite is just as devastating. Now, there is an option for when too much rainfall threatens your bottom line. Call Kari Heiss to learn more at 340-0567.

* 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.


* Heartland Auction presents the Jochem Farms Equipment Auction will be held on Saturday, October 26 starting at 10 a.m., lunch provided by the Atkinson Lions Club.  Sale located 3 miles west of Ainsworth to 427th Ave, then 3 miles North to 881 Rd, and 1 mile West. For pictures go to Questions call Mervin or Jan at 684-2710.

* Saturday, October 26 – Springviews Hometown Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 3 Springview locations: High School, Grade School and Keya Paha County Activity Center.

Saturday, October 26 - Fall Machinery Consignment Auction sale location is the M&M Auction Sale lot, just 1/2 mile east of O'Neill on Hwy. 108.  Sale time is at 9:30 a.m. Check out the sale bill and pictures to by going to

Saturday, October 26 - the Jochem Farms Equipment Auction will be held starting at 10 a.m. 3 miles west of Ainsworth to 427th Avenue, then 3 miles north to 881 Road and 1 mile west. Lunch on the grounds. For more information and pictures go to or call Merv or Jan Buoy at 684-2710. Heartland Auction in charge.

* 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.


* Create, engage, inspire! The Brown County Arts Council is excited to present - Nebraska Shakespeare on tour, a program that introduces thousands of students to Shakespeare. This year is their 14th annual “on tour” production. The group arrives in Ainsworth on Monday, October 21 providing workshops for school students during the day, then on Monday evening, a Live Open to the Public performance of “Othello”. The curtain drops at 7 p.m., in the learning center Monday night. Admission is by free will donation. Nebraska Shakespeare on tour is sponsored by the Brown County Arts Council.

* Keep Warm and Bingo ON! Bingo Night is this Thursday night at the starting at 6:30 at the Sandhills Care Center. Come play Bingo for a quarter a game or bring a winter clothing item to donate for a child. Can be gently used or new gloves, hats, coats , etc. to help make sure all local children keep warm this winter. The public is also welcome to play Monday, Oct. 28 at 3 in the afternoon. On Halloween they’ll be handing out candy and goodies from 6 until 7:30 p.m., ALL trick-or-treaters are welcome!

* Come see what they can do! Don’t miss Rangeland Rehab’s Physical Therapy Showcase on Thursday, October 24 starting at 5:30 p.m. There will be live demonstrations, challenges and fun! Demo’s include electric stimulation, dry needling, cupping, morning and evening stretching routines and of course – they will answer any questions you may have. Take the grip and balance tests. This is a NO COST showcase event. Go for a chance to win a free TENS unit, refreshments provided.  Discover how a fresh, expert approach with Physical Therapy can improve your health, wellness and mobility at Rangeland Rehab, 212 North Main in Ainsworth. Come learn why they ARE your first choice for exceptional care.

* A Christmas Shopping Extravaganza in Springview, Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. the 10th Annual Hometown Holiday Vendor Fair is a unique Springview, Nebraska shopping experience with an exceptional product mix stretched from the Keya Paha County High school to the Grade school to the Activity Center. Over 50 local and independent sale vendors, several locations fundraisers and concessions available perfect for hungry shoppers! Don’t miss a fun day in Springview this Saturday at the 10th Annual Hometown Holiday Vendor Fair

* October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Bright Horizons will be painting the towns of BKR counties PURPLE. If you would like to help raise awareness, please call the office and they will come paint a purple ribbon on your business, house or car window. Phone 382-5676.  In-Kind donations always welcome at Bright Horizons. Just a little bit of kindness can go a long way. Donate paper goods, toiletries, and non-perishable food items for the benefit of their shelters. To learn more call 382-5676.

* The Brown County Hospital's 3rd Annual Chili Cook-off is coming up on Saturday, October 26 at the Elks in Ainsworth. It's free to enter, but you must register by October 23. Call Kwynn at the Brown County Hospital to get signed up, phone 387-2800. Competitor Categories include: Best tasting, non-traditional and of course...the spiciest! First place in each category will receive $50 cash and bragging rights for another year! The chili tasting is open to everyone, with chili ready to taste at 11 a.m., just $5 to taste with proceeds going to the Sandhills Cancer Fund. So come on out and enjoy the best chili in Brown County.

* The Ainsworth Women’s Club invites all ghouls and goblins – and parents too – to come participate in Safe Trick-Or-Treat Street on Halloween from 4:30 until 6 p.m., downtown Ainsworth. This year over 60 area businesses and organizations are participating – easy to spot – just look for the paper pumpkins! It’s a FREE do not miss event that offers parents a safe venue to bring their children to trick or treat! The Ainsworth Women’s Club would like to send out a big thank you to all those participating to make Safe Trick Or Treat Street a great success.

* Choose local. Choose the best.  When you choose your local farmers market you not only get the most nutritious food, but it's affordable to.  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 down town 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.


* Lost: a cowdog, he’s black with a white patch, no tail. He is wearing an orange collar. He was lost Sunday afternoon north of the Ainsworth Airport. Answers to the name of ‘Moose’ if found please call 389-2585.

* Found: a female black lab cross – no collar, a little bit of white on her neck. She was found 4 miles north on Meadville Avenue and 2 west. Call 760-2656.









* 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

Ainsworth Non-Credit Classes

INTRODUCTION TO YOGA. Discover the health benefits of yoga, specifically for stress relief. Learn yoga breathing techniques and stretches that you can take home with you and use as a method of relaxation. Relax and unwind in these sessions. Please bring a yoga mat. Tues., 5:15-6:15 pm at the Bassett Grade School. Inst. Olberding. $40 

October 8 - October 29 (HPER5100/19F) CRN#60434

SEED SAVING. This class will cover every aspect of collecting, cleaning and storing seeds for your future use.  Flowers, vegetables, fruit and trees will be discussed. Tues., 7-9 pm at the Educational Service Unit Technology Center. Inst. Goeken. $20

October 15 (HORT5110/19F) CRN#60435




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