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* For Sale: a used Maytag dryer. Works well. Asking $75. Can be seen at Wm. Krotter Company in Ainsworth or call 402-376-5465.

* For Sale: a Brother Fax Machine/Copier. Works Well. $50 Call KBRB Radio, 402-387-1400.


* KBRB has office space available. Anyone interested in office space can contact Graig Kinzie at 387-1400. KBRB’s rental rates are extremely competitive, and all utilities are included.



* Are you looking for a new career?  Looking for great benefits like competitive health insurance, paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, an aggressive retirement plan and employee discounts?  How about competitive pay where new employees can earn $40,000 to over $50,000 per year in wages?  Look no further, Farmers Ranchers Co-op is your answer.  The Feed Mill is filling multiple positions due to their explosive growth.  To apply stop by the Main Office or go to  For more information stop by the Main Office and ask for Matt or Bryce or call them at 402-387-2811.

* Farmers Ranchers Co-op has a part-time and full-time opening for store clerk at the Ampride.  This job would include evening shifts and some weekends.  This is a great opportunity for additional income or those needing nontraditional hours.  For more information or to apply, stop by the Ampride in Ainsworth along Highway 20 or go to  If you have any questions call Peggy at 402-387-0144.

* Help Wanted: Lunchtime Solutions inc, a growing food service management company is currently accepting applications for the following position at Ainsworth Community Schools. Kitchen Helper/Server: responsibilities will include assisting with kitchen duties, such as serving, food prep, kitchen cleanup and other duties assigned by Kitchen Manager. Qualified candidates must demonstrate good customer service skills and an ability to work in a team environment. Dependability is a must. They offer a very competitivewage based on qualifications and skills. For more information and
application materials, contact Charlene at 712-898-5224,, pick up an application at the School District office or fill out an application online at They are an equal opportunity employer.

* Help Wanted: A full time bath aide position is now available at Cottonwood Villa Monday thru Friday mornings. For more information, see or call Ann Fiala at 402-387-1000.

* Help Wanted: Sandhills Care Center will soon be hiring a staff for the facility including an activity director and assistants, office manager, director of nursing, nurses – RNs and LPNs, CNAs, director of food services, cook, dietary aides, housekeeping, infection control, laundry, assistants in the maintenance department, medical director, medical records, medication aide, pharmacy consultant, Q&A coordinator, restorative aide and nurse, safety director, social services director, as well as a transportation aide. For information on how you can apply visit and go to “employment opportunities”. You can download the application right there. Of course the site is under
construction so make sure to check back often for updates from the Sandhills Care Center.

* Help Wanted: Sandhills Care Center is looking to hire a director of nursing. The primary purpose of the DON position is to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the nursing department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guideline and regulations  that govern the Sandhills Care Center skilled nursing facility to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. They plan to hire the DON position well in advance of the opening date which will likely be in September. This position would be responsible for the administrative and personnel functions in the nursing department that are required to open Sandhills Care Center for recent
admissions. If you are interested in applying for the DON position please visit the website to complete an application or call 402-464-0054 and an application will be mailed to you.  Several other positions are also available. Apply online at




* Turn your used equipment into cash. BigIron is now taking consignments for upcoming sales. Online auctions every Wednesday. Call Logan Leonard your area BigIron representative at (402) 925-8184 to consign.




* To give away: an adorable 7 week old kitten. Mostly black with an orange flame on her head, female, has had her 1st set of shots, been de-wormed, litterbox trained. Very tame, sweet and precious. Call Marsh Fuchs at 402-382-1044. Please leave a message if no answer.

* To give away: a Servel Refrigerator. Small – apartment sized. Gas operated. 402-244- 5452.


* Be that pop of color this Summer – come shop JDeans Gallery today for the hottest fashions for women. Check out the new arrivals, the tops, the skirts, the shoes, all the accessories and much more! You’ll be sitting pretty when you come shop JDeans Gallery the chosen boutique for the hottest looks for summer and back to school too.  JDeans Gallery, west hwy. 20 Ainsworth is now open daily Tuesday thru Saturday from noon until 5 p.m.

* The Heartland Seafood Distribution truck is on it’s Hwy. 20 route. On July 20 will be in Valentine until 10 a.m. and then in Ainsworth at the old “Golden Steer” parking lot at 11 a.m. Heartland Seafood Distribution  has a possibility of having retail locations coming soon. On the truck for purchase: Copano Blue shrimp, wild gulf shrimp, Atlantic Salmon, red grouper, flounder, lobster tail, sea scallops, Barramundi, walleye, walleye cheeks, northern pike and perch fillets. Any questions or if you need John to stop along the route on Hwy. 20, call him at 712-548-7356.

* See Ainsworth in full bloom! The Ainsworth Public Library is delighted to offer you a varied bouquet of gardens to stimulate your senses and perhaps inspire you! Get your tickets today for the Garden Walk coming up Thursday evening, July 21. Hors d’oeuvres will be served at the Library from 5:30
until 6 p.m. then from 6 until 9 p.m. enjoy the garden tour of homes in and around the Ainsworth area. This year’s gardens reflect the joyful labors and creativity of their owners, Tickets are available at the Ainsworth Public Library, 445 North Main for just $10 now through July 19. After the 19 they go to $15. All proceeds will go towards the building of special shelving to house the bound editions of the Ainsworth Star Journal. So put on your walking shoes and spread the news!

* The Nebraska Department of Roads is armor coating Highway 20 beginning west of the Long Pine hills and working east to Bassett. The armor coating work begins Monday, July 18, and will continue through Thursday, July 21. Department of Roads crews will begin the work at 6:30 a.m. daily during those four days, and will work through 4:30 p.m. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers and a pilot car. The Department of Roads reminds motorists to reduce speeds when traveling on fresh armor coat gravel to help reduce the risk of gravel being thrown onto oncoming vehicles and causing damage to windshields. Use caution when traveling through all work zones, and motorists are reminded that speeding fines are doubled when workers are present.

* Ranch Rodeo Teams Wanted: Entries are OPEN now for the Cherry County Fair’s annual Ranch Rodeo coming up on August 14 in Valentine. Entries are $200 per team and is limited to the first 20 teams. To get your Ranch Rodeo team signed up call Clinton Assarson at 402-322-1316.

* The Pink Ladies are back with their Fundraiser Burger Feed this Friday evening, July 22  from 5:30 until 8 p.m. at The Country Barn just east of Ainsworth along Hwy. 20. YES Sandhills Lounge is still playing host but they’re serving at the Country Barn and they’re looking to pack the place. Burgers, pulled pork a variety of salads, chips and barbecue beans all by free will donation. All Pink Lady fundraisers go to help those in need in our area.  Whether suffering from disease or illness, recovering from an accident, or really just hard times in general – their motto is no one fights alone. So join the Pink Ladies in their quest to help others. Don’t miss the Fundraiser Burger Feed this Friday night at the Country Barn.

* The Ainsworth Golf Course will host its annual men’s open tournament at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 24.The tournament features added flight money and flag prizes sponsored by Dakota Claims Service, the Ainsworth Star-Journal, Buckley Steel and KBRB Radio.Golfers will play 18 holes of golf, followed by a meal while the tournament is flighted. The top two flights will then play nine additional holes to determine the winners.The Ainsworth Golf Course is in fantastic condition, so plan on playing Sunday, July 24, at 9 a.m. in the annual Ainsworth Men’s Open.

* The summer food services program (SFSP) will be serving lunch at the Ainsworth Community Schools cafeteria Mondays through Thursdays from July 11 until July 28 from 11:30 a.m. until 12 p.m.  This meal is FREE to any child age 1-18.  All children are welcome.  They do not have to be Ainsworth Community School students.  Lunch will be served in the cafeteria, so please use the west entrance in front of the cafeteria.  Adults price is $3.75.  Please have exact change.  Menu can be found on the Ainsworth Community School's website.  If you have questions, contact Food Service Director Charlene at 712-898-5224 or

* Enter the Mini Triathlon FUN Raiser coming up Sunday, July 31st at 8:00 and help support a new Bassett Swimming Pool. Run, Bike and Swim your way to the finish line. Everyone is encouraged to participate no matter what fitness level you are. It’s great exercise and it’s all in good fun! Pee Wee entry for age 6-10 is just $20 and all other age divisions are $30 when you pre-register by this Friday. That includes your shirt. You can enter right up to race time for just $5.00 more but you’re not guaranteed a t-shirt. Entry forms are available at the Bassett Pool or at the Bassett Swimming Pool facebook page. Free watermelon feed and refreshments following the race.

* Ainsworth Community Schools is looking for donations for their program to supply the school lunch program with fresh local beef. Donations of livestock and money are needed to make the program successful. Cattle producers who want to donate livestock, that must pass USDA inspection, can call the school at 402-387-2333 to be added to the donation list.  Cash donations can be made out to the Brown County Community Foundations and mailed to PO Box 323, Ainsworth, NE 69210 or brought directly to the school. Please note beef for school on your check. Money is needed to process the beef into hamburger as it costs approximately $600 to process each animal. Please help support this program to provide fresh local beef in school for the students of Brown County. A big thank you goes out to Husker Meats in Ainsworth for doing all of the work necessary to become certified to process this meat for schools in the area.


* 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.  Classes like (pick a class from list)
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Fall 2016 Credit Classes


Basic Accounting Procedures Study of fundamental accounting procedures including payroll preparation, banking practices, and the handling of cash. Includes preparation of end-of-period work sheets and financial statements. Not recommended for transfer or substitution for ACCT 1200. Thurs., 7-9:45pm at ESU 17. Instr. TBA. 3cr. $328.50

August 22-December 15 (ACCT1060/16F) CRN#14003


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., 7:00-9:45pm at ESU 17. Instr. Hermelbracht. 3 cr. $328.50

August 22-December 15 (AGRI2290/16F) CRN#12869


Learning Skills for Success Presents techniques that foster success in college and in life. Topics include study strategies to improve reading, memory, note-taking and test-taking; time management; anxiety control; critical and creative thinking; communication skills; conflict management; health awareness; money management; and motivation. Tues. and Thurs., 9:35-11am at ESU 17. Instr. Scott. 2 cr. $219.00

August 22-October 14 (LNSK1100/16F) CRN#14004


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. Thurs. 7-9:45pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. Sholes. 3 cr. $328.50

August 22- December 15 (MATH0940/16F) CRN #13772


Elementary Algebra This course begins to develop algebra skills used to simplify expressions, solve equations and inequalities, solve systems of equations, graph equations, perform operations with polynomials, factor polynomials, and simplify rational and radical expressions. Mon. 7-9:50pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. TBA. 3 cr. $328.50

August 22- December 15 (MATH1045/16F) CRN #13773


Introduction to Music An introduction and overview of the history of Western art music, from the middle-ages to modern times. Includes the elements of music, historical style periods, and major composers. Tues. and Thurs. 2-3:15pm ESU 17. Instr. Schultz. 3 cr. $328.50

August 22- December 15 (MUSC1010/16F) CRN #14044


American Government A study of the functioning of the political system through an analysis and application of its underlying theories. Mon. and Wed. 5:30-6:45pm ESU 17. Instr. TBA. 3 cr. $328.50

August 22- December 15 (POLS1000/16F) CRN #14317


August 2016 Noncredit Courses

CANNING PEACHES It is peach truck season and nothing taste better in January than a fresh peach. In this class you will learn how to preserve peaches using the steam canning method, so you can enjoy your summer purchase all winter long. Each student will go home with two-quart jars of fresh canned peaches and instructions on how to duplicate the process at home. Wed., 6:30-8 pm at Ainsworth High School Home Economics Room Lab Instr. Cox. $25

August 3 (HOEC5105/16F) CRN#60288


MAKING JELLY Love homemade jellies...take this class. Maggie will show students how to make two different types of jelly: jalapeno jelly and choke cherry jelly. Students will go home with a jar of each and a step-by-step guide so you can repeat the process at home. Wed., 6:30-8 pm at Ainsworth High School Home Economics Room Lab. Instr. Cox. $25

August 17 (HOEC5105/16F) CRN#60289


USING ESSENTIAL OILS WITH BABIES AND KIDS Are you curious how to use essential oils with the little ones in your life? Renee will show students how to make their own baby wipes and different diffusing blends to use with children. Each student will also get the opportunity to make a cough suppressant rollerball, an owie spray, and an odor neutralizing spray. Tues., 6:30-8 pm at Ainsworth High School Home Economics Room Lab. Instr. Tucker. $30

August 23 (HOEC5155/16F) CRN#60290


CANNING TOMATOES Learn how to preserve your bountiful harvest. Students will learn how to can tomatoes and how to make and can homemade spaghetti sauce. Each participant will go home with a quart jar of spaghetti sauce, canned tomatoes, and a step-by-step guide.   Wed., 6:30-8 pm at Ainsworth High School Home Economics Room Lab. Instr. Cox. $25

August 24 (HOEC5105/16F) CRN#60293




* Get Well Card Shower Request for Shauna Crane who is in the Hospital in Omaha. Cards will reach Shauna by sending to Shauna Crane, Patient Mail, Hospital Room #6804, PO Box 6159 Omaha, NE 68106-0159.


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