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* The Nebraska Department of Transportation is accepting applications for a highway maintenance worker in Springview. For a full job description, go online to or stop by the Ainsworth yard at 736 E. Fourth St. The starting wage for this position is $15.188 per hour. State applications are required, and must be received by Thursday, Aug. 3. Applicants must apply online at The Nebraska Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

* Help Wanted: Full time cook position is available at Cottonwood Villa in Ainsworth. Training is provided on site. Competitive wage and benefit package is available. For more information stop in and visit with Ann Fiala at Cottonwood Villa or call 402-387-1000.

* Help Wanted: Full time paraprofessional positions available at the Ainsworth Community Schools. Assignment will be for Elementary/Secondary.  Two years of college or equivalent certification requires (certification can be obtained following hire). Benefits include single health insurance, retirement, sick leave, personal leave. This is a nine month position. You can apply on line at or stop in at the District office at 520 East 2nd Street. Phone 402-387-2333. Ainsworth Community Schools is an equal opportunity employer.

* 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 developing benefit package is available. For a full job description, for more information or to submit your resume, please contact Stephanie Rucker by calling 402-387-1294 OR email




* For Sale: a 2001 Pontaic Grand Prix GT – would make a great school car.  3.8L V-6, front wheel drive, 87,000 original miles, silver color, 4 door, sunroof, black leather interior, power windows and locks, cruise control, ac, rear window defogger, AM/FM Radio with graphic equalizer, 6 speaker sound system plus more extras. Asking only $4,500. Call 402-497-3399 or 402-760-0220.

* For Sale: a small wood rocking chair; 2 large Home Interior pictures – 1 is elephants the other is Tiger; 2 small oblong Home Interior pictures – lion and leopard; 2 wood shelves that are animal print; 1 plate rack with 3 plates, lions and tigers. Same party also has several pairs of women’s size 12-14 blue jean shorts and capris. For any or all of these items call 402-760-1194.

* If you’re looking for a quaint, cozy home in Ainsworth – here’s one you won’t want to pass up! A welcoming home that features 3 bedrooms, 2 on the 2nd floor, 1 full bath, an open kitchen, dining and family room. The front entry is used for an office but could easily be a formal living room. The back porch has laundry and storage. The home has had a lot of upgrades – replaced windows, floor treatment, furnace, central air, bathroom remod, roof and more. It sets on a .95 acre lot on the west edge of Ainsworth.  Adding to the property are 2 outbuilding that are in exceptional condition. This 1&1/2 story 1190 square foot home located at 622 West 2nd Street in Ainsworth is offered exclusively by Weber and Company Real Estate. Very affordably priced. Call Nancy Blumenstock, sales associate at 402-376-1216 or 402-389-0273.

* A 2001 Buick LeSabre, blue in color. It runs well, and would make a great school car. Call 402-387-1970.

* Terry Graff has a fattened beef for sale, by the whole or by the half. No implants. The beef is at the processor now and is ready to go. Call 402-760-1392 or 402-760-0918.

* For Sale by owner: 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom newly remodeled home at 134 N. Elm St. in Ainsworth. Granite countertops, open concept living area, 1800 square feet, handicap accessible, over-sized shop/garage and garden shed with possible investment property - an updated 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home at 128 N. Elm. It has a large yard, small shop. For more information call or text 806-567-4344.


* Apartment for rent: two bedroom apartment at Bassett Housing, Bassett, NE.  Available immediately. Minimum occupancy: two persons. Rent based on income. Background check required. Also have a 3 bedroom apartment that will be available in August. Call 402-684-3329 for more information.  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 402-684-3329.  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.




* Garage Sale this Friday, July 21 beginning at 4 p.m. at the American Legion in Ainsworth and Saturday, July 22 beginning at 8 a.m.  – you’ll find a little bit of everything. Come shop!

* Rummage Sale: The Wolfe’s Rummage sale will be held this Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon at the Gary Wolfe Home, 1st driveway east of Ainsworth Motors.  No early sales, no early phone calls please.  Full size headboard and footboard in metal and wood; 2 small fish tanks, electric typewriter, refrigerator, small crock pot, assorted Hank the Cowdog CDs, Aluminum 2 person canoe, assorted fishing gear, Milwaukee battery powered hand tools as a set, rototiller, solid wood rocking chair, jewelry box, 2 small electric space heaters, fertilizer spreader, roll about weed eater, oxygen machine (such as for C-PAP), hammock, stand alone fire pit, lodge cast iron skillet, assorted tools and miscellaneous items. Cash preferred.

* Tasler Auction Service is now taking consignments for the upcoming "Boy Toy" Auction (girls are welcome to) that will be held on Saturday, September 30.  Consign early!


* If you're looking for a daycare provider in the Ainsworth area - Like Home Daycare has openings!  Settling your little ones with Kim Appleman, licensed daycare provider will give you peace of mind as she offers a clean, safe, nurturing and truth worthy environment.  Call Kim today at 402-722-4465.  Like Home Daycare is now open, conveniently located near the school in Ainsworth. Please leave a message if no answer.

* Area Audiences are raving about “Six Days, No Net; Youth Theatre Productions” – an extension of Camp Witness  as this talented group of kids brings 2 theatrical productions  to the stage in ONE big show. 1st the drama “The World Has Yet to see” And the musical “Choices” Coming this Friday AND Saturday to the Ainsworth High School Learning Center at 7 p.m. both nights; Sunday morning to Faith Community Church in O’Neill. Drama at 9:15a.m.; Musical at 10:45 a.m.  and Sunday evening, 6 p.m. at the Dixon Town Hall theater in Gregory, South Dakota. Entertainment that speaks to the heart.  Suggested donation of $10 per person, $25 per family would be very much appreciated – but not required. See the camp witness website at for other performance times and locations.

* Family Movie Night! The Newport Fire Department invites everyone to a Free Family Movie Night! This Saturday night, July 22,  from 7:30 until 9 p.m. in the new Firehall.  Bring the family, bring a blanket or bring a lawn chair, kick back and enjoy the show. Members of the Newport Fire Department will be selling water, popcorn, pop, cotton candy and hotdogs.  Everyone is welcome so don’t miss Movie Night this Saturday night, 7:30-9 at the Firehall in Newport.

* 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 402-387-1294. 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!

* The 2nd Annual Warren Horner Memorial Team Roping event will be held in Bassett at the Rock County Fairgrounds this Saturday, July 22. The #12 starts at 10 a.m. and the #10 will follow. Plan on heading over to Bassett for this team roping event in Memory of Warren Horner – come to participate – come to watch – the more the merrier! Everyone is welcome, roping starts at 10 a.m. this Saturday morning.

* Free summer lunch program offered at Ainsworth Community Schools. The summer food services program will be serving lunch at the Ainsworth Community Schools cafeteria from 11:30 until 12 noon Mondays through Fridays from July 10 through 28. The meal is FREE to any child age 1 – 18. All children are welcome, they do NOT have to be Ainsworth Community School students. Adults are welcome; adult price is $4. Please have exact change.  To view a menu, please visit and click “Cafeteria menus” on the right hand side of the screen. If you have any questions or comments contact Dedra Stoner at Ainsworth Community Schools by calling 402-387-2333.

* Crushed Concrete for sale – No longer do crushed concrete prices have to push your project over budget. Nitro Construction has crushed concrete for sale by the ton – at a new lowered price – you won’t find it cheaper anywhere else. Driveways, patios, land leveling, landscaping projects – you name it! Now is the time to get your crushed concrete. Call Judd for more information at 308-379-2457 or the Nitro Construction office at 308-384-1119. Homeowners, landscapers, general contractors -  make your project environmentally friendly and save money while doing it – place your orders for crushed concrete today through Nitro Construction.

* Ranch Rodeo Teams wanted: Entries are OPEN now for the Cherry County Fair’s annual Ranch Rodeo coming up on August 13. $500 added purse money.  Entries are $200 per team and is limited to 20 teams – so the first 20 teams to pay are in! Get your Ranch Rodeo team entered today by contacting Clinton Assarson,  phone 402-322-1316.




* To give away: a sofa. Gray and white flowered.  Call 402-722-4437 or 402-760-1039.


* Jered and Whitney Harlan of Devol, Okla., are the parents of a baby girl, Blakeley Grace Harlan, born July 7. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20-1/2 inches in length. She joins sister Charley Ann. Grandparents are Warren and Cheryl Harlan of Bassett, and Charlie and Tanya Burns of Devol, Okla.




* 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


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. $340.50

August 21-December 14 (AGRI2290/17F) 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. $340.50

August 21-December 14 (ENGL2100/17F) CRN#14675

PRE-ALGEBRA. Begins to develop pre-algebra skills necessary for success in specific fields and course of study. The topics covered include numeration, measurement and geometry, ratios and proportions, percentages, signed numbers, and an introduction to algebra. Prerequisites: Compass Pre-Algebra 20 or ACT Math 13 or Asset Elementary Algebra 32 or Asset Numerical 30 or Compass Algebra 21 or Accuplacer Arithmetic 31 or Accuplacer Elem Algebra 20. Thurs., 7-9:45 pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. Sholes. 3 cr. $340.50

August 21-December 14 (MATH0940/17S) CRN#13772

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. $340.50

August 21-December 14 (MUSC1010/17F) 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. $340.50.  

August 21-December 14 (POLS1000/17F) 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. $438.00.

August 21-December 14 (SPAN1200/17F) CRN#14677


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 17-18 at ESU #17 in Ainsworth. The driving/testing portion will take place at the Norfolk campus September 11-15. 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 17-September 15 (TRAN5125/17F) CRN#60038/60039

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