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* Help Wanted: Cottonwood Villa,
assisted living facility in Ainsworth is seeking a
Medication Aide for the night shift. This is a 30 – 40 hour
per week position. Training provided on site. If you want
the opportunity to work with committed team members and be
able to make a difference in the lives of amazing residents,
all while receiving a competitive wage and benefits too -
this could be the perfect position for you! To apply or for
more information contact Ann Fiala at phone 387-1000 or just
stop in to visit with Ann at Cottonwood Villa in Ainsworth.
* Help Wanted: Brown County Hospital
is seeking a full time cook who wants to ensure patients are
being cared for with excellence, compassion and integrity.
Their dietary team is proud to provide exceptional dining
experiences. If you like to cook and enjoy helping others,
apply today! Must be willing to work morning and
evening shifts, rotating weekends and holidays. Weekend pay
differential and a comprehensive benefits package is
offered. If you’re interested in this opportunity, please
contact Sonya Shurter or Lisa Fischer by calling 387-2800 or
* Help Wanted: Sandhill Equipment of
Bassett is looking to fill a full time service tech/ag
mechanic position. Job consists of maintaining, diagnosing,
repairing and overhauling agricultural equipment in a team
environment. Sandhill Equipment offers a competitive wage
and benefits are available. Stop in to pick up your
application or if you have any
questions/need more information you can visit with Dennis or
Brett at Sandhill Equipment of Bassett, phone 684-2331.
* 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. Applications
can be picked up at the Elks during business hours or by
calling Shane Kinnick at 760-0835 or Casey Jones at
* For Sale: like new fabric window
blinds in “marshmallow” color so they will match any room.
They are light blocking and cordless. Purchased in October
2018 so they are less than a year old. Sizes: 1 – 96”x65”, 1
41”x65” and 2 – 27” x 65”. To learn more about them you can
log on to
www.selectblinds.com. All 4 cost over $600. Will sell
for $300 or best offer. Same party also has a Black and
Decker Toaster Oven for sale. 8 slice capacity, for baking,
broiling, toasting and keeping food warm. It will
accommodate a 9x13 pan. Purchased in March for $76. Used
very little. Will sell for $25. Call 387-2383 or 760-0880.
* For sale: Blue Heeler puppies.
They will be ready to go in 3 weeks. Call Glenn May at
* For Sale: 1 2007 GMC 2500 HD, shortbox, 4x4, 4 door -
Very nice, reliable, high mile pickup. Would make a
great farm/ranch rig. 225k, new rear brakes, new
tires, 5th wheel ball, tinted windows, drives great, runs
great, looks sharp. Fresh service by MVP Auto.
Asking $9500. Call or text Mark VonHeeder at 760-0301.
* Chuck Daniels has a pasture
opening along Hwy. 7 south of Ainsworth for 80 cow/calf
pairs and another pasture opening also beside Hwy. 7
south of Ainsworth for 60-65 cow/calf pairs. Or a
possible opening for 100 to 120
cow/calf pairs in the hills north of Elsmere and west of
Willow Lake. Call Chuck on his cell at 382-8840 or his
home number at 387-1868. Rates are negotiable.
* The Bassett Housing Authority
strives to provide affordable, safe housing to
qualifying individuals or families. The facility has 4 -
3 bedroom units; 2 - 2 bedroom units and 14 – 1 bedroom
apartments. Stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer provided.
Rent includes paid utilities, snow removal, lawn care
and maintenance. Income guidelines do apply and
background check performed prior to admittance. For
availability call 684-3329. If no answer, please leave
message. Deb Weidner is in the office Tuesdays,
Wednesdays and Thursdays. Tenant meetings including
breakfast are held the first Thursday of every month.
The public is always invited to join the tenants in the
party room for dominoes on Tuesday afternoons, cards or
games on Friday afternoons and cards on Sunday
afternoons at 2 p.m. Party Room is available for rent
for a very reasonable fee of $15 and just $20 to rent
the entire building. If you’re looking for a great place
to live with no upkeep, call 684-3329.
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.
* Reconnect with your classmates
and share some of your AHS memories. Get your tickets
today for the Ainsworth Alumni Banquet, coming up
Saturday, June 29 at 6:30 P.M. in the Lila McAndrew
Gymnasium, a delicious roast beef
dinner prepared by the Ainsworth Lions Club will be
served. Banquet Tickets are just $25 through June 22 and
will then increase to $30. Tickets are available at KBRB
Radio station and are also available by mail. Send self
addressed stamped envelope with your pmt to the
Ainsworth Alumni Association PO Box 144. Orders must be
received by June 22. Tours of the school including the
new industrial tech and ag department addition will be
available prior to the banquet starting at 5 p.m. For
more information contact the Class of ’94 – Calista
Keezer at 382-8212 or Amanda Ganser at 760-1459.
* 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.
* 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!
GARAGE SALES &
* Just a reminder:
Rick’s Barber Shop will be closed this week. Rick
will be back to regular open hours next week.
Aux. Thrift Shop will be having a sack sale on
Saturday from 1 until 4 p.m. and Always the 3rd
Saturday of each month.
* Come Dance Saturday
night! Classic Country Club - Ainsworth’s very own –
Tom Theis, Eddy Daniels and Joe McBride along with
special guest Johnny Shelbourne will be playing this
Saturday night, May 18 at the Johnstown
Hall from 8 until 10:30 p.m. Come help Dave and
Ronda Sherman celebrate their 30th Anniversary.
Classic Country Club promises good old country music
with a touch of rock and roll – so much fun to be
had this Saturday night, so
come one, come all – get ready to cut a rug in
Johnstown with the live band Classic Country Club.
* Filters are IN! If
you placed an order during Buckles Automotive’s
Filter Sale they are ready to go. Stop in at Napa
anytime Monday thru Friday 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. or
Saturday 7 a.m. until Noon to pick up your filter
Support local by shopping local! This
Sunday, May 19 is the Summertime Craft &
Vendor Show in downtown Bassett at the
Sandhills Studio-the former variety store
building. Over 20 vendors and local
crafters will be there along with their
wares from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Some of the vendors include: Scentsy,
Tupperware, Sedalia Designs, Pampered Chef,
Norwex and many more, plus all the local
area crafters with food, homemade kitchen
towels and dish cloths, scrubbers, pot
holders, home designed tumblers, mugs,
glasses, and so much more! Shopping and
refreshments and even door prizes, this
Sunday at the Summertime Craft & Vendor Show
on Main Street in Bassett, open 11 a.m.
until 4 p.m.
Ainsworth Golf Course invites players to a
one-person scramble at 10 a.m. this Sunday, May 19.
In this format, the player basically gets a mulligan
on every shot. Tee off twice and choose the
best drive to play. Miss the putt the first
time, you get a second chance. Flights for all
skill levels and there will be a women's flight if
there is enough participation. Lunch will be
available in the clubhouse. Call the Ainsworth
Golf Course at 387-1658 to sign up and to reserve a
cart, and plan to play in the one-person scramble at
10 a.m. this Sunday.
* The 5th Annual
Ainsworth Elks Lodge #1790 youth trap shoot will be
held Saturday, May 18. They will be serving
lunch starting at noon at the Sandhills Rod and Gun
Club. Shooting starts at 1 p.m. The trap
shoot is free to all shooters in the 6th through
12th grade the 2018-2019 school year. All
shells will be provided. A new shotgun will be
given to the winner of each division as well as the
high girl shooter. For more information
contact Trent Kinney by calling 382-5535.
Please feel free to message participants name and
grade before hand so they can have an idea who/how
many will be there. Youth must be accompanied
by an adult.
* Support local by
shopping local. This Sunday, May 19th is the
Summertime Craft and Vendor show at the Sandhills
Studio – the former Variety Store Building, downtown
Bassett. Over 20 vendors and local crafters will be
there sharing their wares from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
including Scentsy, Tupperware, Sedalia designs,
pampered chef, norwex and more plus local crafters
with food, homemade kitchen towels, dishcloths,
potholders, custom tumblers, mugs, glasses and more.
Shopping, refreshments and door prizes too. This
Sunday 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. , main street Bassett.
* The Brown County
Hospital is now accepting bids for the annual haying
of the hospital grounds for the 2019 season. Grounds
to be hayed consist of approximately 15 acres
directly east of the hospital. Interested parties
can send or deliver sealed bids to: Attention: Hay
Bids, c/o John Werner, CEO, Brown County Hospital,
945 East Zero Street, Ainsworth, NE 69210 by May 21,
* Cookers wanted:
They’re heating up the carnival scene in 2019! It’s
the Ainsworth Fire Departments Barbecue Rib Cookoff
aka “Ribfest” coming up Saturday, June 8. The event
is open to any and all backyard barbecue
enthusiasts! Enter as a team or individually. Just a
$20 entry fee, 100% payback PLUS $500 added! All
Ribs provided by GJW, llc. Check in will be at 8
a.m., judging at 5 p.m.. For more information or to
get entered call or text Kyle Mizner at 322-1536 or
Randy Johnson at 760-0938. The more entries, the
better the event. Ribs are provided free of charge
by GJW, 100% payback, $500 added and tons of fun -
so what are you waitingfor? Get entered today!
* Wild Cow Riding Teams
Wanted! The Sandhills Ranch Expo is in search of the
best Wild Cow Riders in the area (teams of 4) to
participate in the Wild Cow Riding during the Rough
Stock Challenge on June 19 in Bassett. The
objective is to saddle a completely wild cow and
ride it for 8 seconds. It’s just a $100
entry fee per 4 man team. 100% payback PLUS $1,000
added! Get your team signed up today by calling
Payton Shankland at 822-0226. A Big thank you to
Wild Cow Riding Event Sponsors: Rau Repair and
Strelow Trucking and The Bassett Livestock Auction.
* Calling all
exhibitors and vendors – this June get ready to show
your stuff! You can be a part of the largest ranch
oriented trade show in the US – The 30th Annual
Sandhills Ranch Expo in Bassett, Nebraska June 19
and 20. The Expo pulls in thousands of attendees
with it’s unmatched variety of vendors, exhibits and
entertainment. There’s something for everyone - from
cattle to cattle chutes, ATVs to pickup trucks,
sunglasses to toys, apparel to arts and crafts,
fried Oreos to prime rib sandwiches and anything in
between. No matter what you sell – the Sandhills
Expo is the venue for you….so let’s set up shop! To
learn more about being an exhibitor just visit
www.sandhillsranchexpo.com today or call
* 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
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
Herbs: Growing, Preserving and Using.
In this class, you will learn the basics of growing your own
herb plants. In addition to simple tips, tricks and techniques
for harvesting and preserving, we will discuss some traditional
ways and maybe a few surprising ways to use them. Wed., 7-9 pm
at the Educational Service Unit Technology Center. Inst. Goeken.
May 1 (HORT5105/19S) CRN#70563
ARBOR DAY TREE PLANTING DEMONSTRATION.
In this demonstration, we will show what to do and what not to
do when planting a tree. It will be very informal and we will
answer any questions you have. Presented by the Johnstown
Community Tree Board and will be on Main Street in Johnstown,
one block north of Hwy 20. Sat., 2-3 pm. Inst. Goeken. FREE.
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 May 16-17 at ESU 17 in Ainsworth. The
driving/testing portion will take place at Norfolk Campus June
10-14. Financial assistance is available through the Community
College Gap Assistance Program for students meeting income
guidelines. For more information, contact Amy Kaiser at (402)
May 16-17 (TRAN5125/19S) CRN#70183/70184
BASIC NURSE AIDE (CNA).
This course is
designed to meet the Nebraska Health and Human Services System
training requirements for nurse aide certification and
employment in long-term care facilities. The course combines
classroom lecture and laboratory application for the development
of basic skills needed to provide safe, effective, and caring
services to the elderly or chronically ill patient of any age,
in a long-term care facility. Upon completion of this course,
you are eligible to take the state written and practical skills
exam. After successfully passing this examination and completing
the application procedure, your name will be placed on the basic
nurse aide registry at the Nebraska Health and Human Services
Regulation and Licensure, Credentialing Division. $348.00
plus cost of book. Additional $45 fee will be required if you
choose to register to take the Certified Nursing Assistant exam
at the end of the course. This $45 fee will be required at the
time of the non-credit exam registration. For more information,
call 402-844-7335. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Class
meets May 20, 21, 22, 28, 29, 30, June 6, 7, 10, 11;
8 am-4:30 pm at Sandhills Care Center.
May 20-June 11 (NURA1110/19Summer) CRN#30692