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* Help Wanted: Lunchtime Solutions, Inc. a leader in the food service management industry is currently seeking applications for a “dishwasher” to become part of their food service operations team at the Ainsworth
Community Schools. Responsibilities will include assisting with kitchen duties such as dishwashing, kitchen cleanup and other duties as assigned by kitchen manager. Qualified candidates must demonstrate excellent customer service skills, dependability and a desire to work in a team focused environment. Lunchtime Solutions offer competitive compensation, a retirement savings 401k plan, paid holidays and a robust paid time off program. Qualified applications should call Charlene Smith at 712-898-5224 or apply online at Lunchtime Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U.S. Veteran.

* Help Wanted: Cottonwood Villa in Ainsworth is looking to fill a permanent dining room aide position. This is a part time, morning position. They offer competitive wages and a fun work environment. If you’re interested in this part time morning dining room aide position, call Ann Fiala at 387-1000 for more information or better yet, just stop in and visit with Ann at Cottonwood Villa.

* Help Wanted: Rock County is now accepting applications for an employee in the roads department. Applicants must possess a valid Class A CDL or be able to obtain one immediately upon employment. Hiring is subject to a
satisfactory pre-employment drug test. Application forms must be obtained from the office of the Rock County Clerk and be returned to the Clerk no later than 4 p.m. on November 2, 2018. The Rock County Clerk, 400
State Street, PO Box 367, Bassett, NE 68714. If you have questions or for more information call 684-3933.

* Nurses 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 benefits package is available. For a full job description and qualifications or to submit your resume, please contact Stephanie Rucker by calling 387-1294 OR email You can fill out an application on line by going to    Come make a difference in the elder community and be a part of a growing facility!

* Maintenance Help Wanted: Sandhills Care Center has a full or part time position available as a maintenance director. They are looking for someone who is self motivated, handy and who will take pride in the care center. Work will include daily and preventative care, repair and maintenance of the facility and equipment. Benefits package is available to qualified applicant. For a full job description and qualifications or to submit your resume, please contact Stephanie Rucker by calling 387-1294 OR email You can fill out an application on line by going to Come make a difference in the elder community and be a part of a growing facility!

* Volunteers Help Wanted: The Sandhills Care Center is always on the lookout for volunteers! You get to set your own hours and times, they just like to know a little in advance so they can plan accordingly. You can help with
activities, plan your own activity, play music, sit outside, or just go to rooms and visit. Anything volunteers are willing to do – the Sandhills Care Center staff is happy to accommodate. If you have an ideas or any questions please call Macey at the Sandhills Care Center, phone 387-1294 or email

* Housekeeping/Laundry Help Wanted: The Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth is seeking to fill positions in housekeeping and laundry. Full time and part time positions are available. For a full job description please contact Stephanie Rucker by calling 387-1294 OR email You can fill out an application on line by going to  Come make a difference in the elder community and be a part of a growing facility!




* For Sale: Lawn mower motors – 12&1/2 – 13 horse power. Gene also has for sale a John Deere Riding Lawn Mower with a 40” deck for $400. A Yard Machine riding lawn mower with no deck for $120. Plus 3 footstools to give away. Call 382-5488. Gene is located at 336 North Elm in Ainsworth, block south of Ampride on the east side of the street.

* For Sale: Horizon hard wood pellets. These are hard wood pellets with no bark. You can buy these by the pallet for $254 – a pallet is one ton so just $5.08 per bag. The price may be a bit higher than other wood pellets but you get what you pay for.  The heat output with these Horizon pellets is better than any other on the market. They use only clean, dry wood to ensure their pellets provide the cleanest, hottest burn possible. Every pallet is covered with a 4 mil, UV protected shrink cover to make a tight, moisture resistant load. See for yourself, give Horizon Hard Wood Pellets a try – call Pfister Wrecker Service and Repair, Duane Pfister at 760-1532.


* 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.

* KBRB 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.




* 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. Kents Auto Detailing – Where they care enough to do their best!


* Estate/Garage Sale: This Friday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Kamas home, 664 North Maple in Ainsworth. Desk, tv stand, couch, Halloween/Easter decorations, huge outdoor wreaths, Christmas tree, vintage typewriter and vintage ‘Stradivaro’ pink sewing machine in cabinet, antiques and collectibles, lots of sheet music, old records, lamps, dishes, bedding, towels, pictures, glassware, tools and so much more. Very well cared for items. Everything must go. Don’t miss it.

* Saturday, October 20 – Long Pine’s 16th Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Palace in Long Pine. Event sponsored by the Long Pine Chamber of Commerce.


* Buck-a-bag sale coming up this Saturday at the Thrift Shop.

* Shop and Save Big Bucks! Dollar Bag Days every Saturday in October at the Brown County Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop – so don’t miss BIG Savings – just a buck-a-bag every Saturday in October at the Brown County Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop on Main Street in Ainsworth

* The Brown County Hospital’s 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off is coming up October 13 at the Elks. It’s free to enter but you need to register by October 10. Call Kwynn to get signed up at 387-2800 or stop by at the Brown
County Hospital’s front desk to pick up a registration form. Competitor Categories include: best tasting, non-traditional, and the spiciest. First place in each category will receive $50 cash and bragging rights for another year. Chili Tasting is open to everyone from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. for just $5 per person. (Cinnamon rolls and corn bread are complimentary!) Proceeds will go to the Sandhills Cancer Fund.

* TACKLE Cancer – think pink! The Ainsworth Cheerleaders and the Class of ’85 welcome everyone to a Smoked Pork Barbecue coming up Thursday, October 18 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Ainsworth Football Field – whether you’re cheering on the Bulldogs or the North Central Knights make sure to Sport that pink and come enjoy the free will donation barbecue, this event is in memory of long time teacher Kitty Hagen with proceeds going to the
Sandhills Cancer Fund in Kitty’s memory. In case of inclement weather the barbecue will be held at the Evangelical Free Church just one mile East of Ainsworth.

* Come celebrate AND Pre-Game with GJW and Sandhills Elite Genetics this Thursday evening from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. at the Elks in Ainsworth as we celebrate GJW’s 10th Anniversary and the Grand Opening of Sandhills Elite Genetics.  Get ready for the Ainsworth vs. North Central football game with appetizers, drinks and door prizes as we celebrate the past, present and bright future of two local, growing businesses, doing their best for people, pigs and producers. Come celebrate with us this Thursday.

* Dr. Wayne Scheidemann will be doing a book signing this Friday, Oct. 19 from 1 until 3 p.m. at Rangeland Rehab – 212 North Main in Ainsworth. Not only is Dr. Scheidemann a well respected Orthopedic Surgeon, he is also a talented children's book author, whose spirit and enthusiasm inspires children and their parents too! Dr. Scheidemann's books “Don’t Be a Chicken” which demonstrates to be yourself and true to yourself and “The Girl with Chipmunk Hands” that teaches being accepting, caring and respectful towards others will BOTH be available at the book signing. All proceeds will go to the Sandhills Cancer Fund.

* October is National Anti-Bullying Month.  At JDeans Gallery we are making our pledge of kindness and thankfulness to our local community, clients and most importantly our children. Be watching Facebook for specials and discounts. Stop in at 1st Class anytime during business hours to see the JDeans Display. You’ll find Graphic tees that include choose kindness and thankful. There’s also ball caps, water bottles, autumn and woodland candles and the CC  beanie stocking hats have arrived! Both kids and women's sizes and styles are now available. Womens - $12.99. Kids - $10.99 (plus tax). Stand Up. Stand Strong. Stand Together. Continue the trend of kindness!

* Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere! Fire Prevention Week may be over – but Fire Prevention should be taken seriously year round, the Long Pine Rural Fire Department has made themselves available to clean chimneys for those of you who have a wood stoves or pellet stoves. (As long as they can be safely reached of course.) Free of charge!  If you would like to set up a time call 376-6071 OR 760-1531.

* SINK YOUR TEETH INTO READING! The Ainsworth Public Library’s Fall Fundraiser is on – be on the lookout for the sink -  give a donation then pass it on to another business or friend! Don’t be caught with the sink
for long – this fundraiser will go throughout the week. All donations help the Ainsworth Public Library reach their goal of $3,000 which will go towards library improvements and the purchase of Makerspace equipment.  Follow the Ainsworth Library facebook page to see progress or to make your donation. If you need more information call the Library at 387-2032.

* Get that holiday shopping done early! Come to Long Pine’s 16th annual holiday arts and crafts fair this Saturday, October 20 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Palace on Long Pine’s Main Street. There will be a unique offering of watercolor, oils, metal, yarn, wood, fabric, foods and many other items – ideas and inspiration for your holiday consideration! And of course – a concession stand on site. This is one holiday fair that just keeps getting better,
year after year – come and enjoy Long Pines 16th annual Holiday Arts and Crafts fair this Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Long Pine Chamber of Commerce.

* Ready, Set, GLOW! Runners and Walkers of all ages and athletic abilities, it’s time to get ready for the Glow Run!  This year the Brown County Hospital and the Ainsworth FFA have teamed up to bring you an unforgettable night of glow fun! The Glow Run is coming up Saturday, October 27. It’s a 5K run – 1 mile walk. Registration starts at 8 p.m. at the Ainsworth Family Clinic. Race starts at 8:30. There is NO registration fee and your glow sticks are provided. Costumes are welcome so start making your costume plans NOW. Don’t miss this one of a kind night time experience that is less about how fast you run and more about enjoying your friends and family.

* 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 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 set up!


* Lost dog: a German Sheppard, pink collar, answers to the name of Lizzie.  Last seen in Bassett on Monday, call 904-1844.


* Moving! Bird’s gotta go. To give away – a lovely yellow parakeet. Female. Comes with all the supplies – stand, cage, food, toys, she’s 3 years old and needs to go to a good home. Call or text 760-0890.

* To give away: a black cat, male, neutered, inside or outside cat. He is 1&1/2-2 years old. Call Bim at 394-7314.







* 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

Come and learn the fun technique of acrylic paint pouring. In this class you will learn how to mix acrylic paint, silicone, and mediums to create a one of a kind marbled canvas. You will also learn how to use the "skin" to create a charm for a necklace or keychain. Tues. and Thurs., 6-7:30 pm at Ainsworth High School Art Room. Inst. Adcock $45


October 9-11 (ARTS5163/18F) CRN#60442

CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH I. This is a beginning course especially designed for you, who have not had any previous exposure to the Spanish language. Designed to help the novice develop basic vocabulary and good pronunciation skills. This course focuses on practical, real-world language with an emphasis on oral communication. Ideal for business or pleasure. Mon., 6-7 pm at ESU #17 Technology Center. Instr. Johnson $40

                                            October 8-29 (SPAN5100/18F) CRN#60441

Pottery I. Do you already have some basic knowledge of the wheel and looking to improve your throwing skills? This class is for you! Practice and refine simple forms and explore more complex shapes. Basic techniques to throw cylinders, cups, bowls, and more are demonstrated. Various methods of surface decoration and glazing are also explored or expanded upon depending on your skill level. Tues. and Thurs., 6-8 pm at Ainsworth High School Art Room. Instr. Adcock $105

November 6-13 (ARTS5180/18F) CRN#60444

Medicare 101. This course is an introduction to Medicare. This course will define the impact of the Medicare program from its inception to present day. At the conclusion, you will have a firm understanding of the rights, benefits and options of this healthcare option. You will be able to make an educated decision on the various supplemental health plans available. Tues., 11:30 am-1 pm at ESU #17 Technology Center. Inst. Bales $15

October 16 (FNPL5115/18F) CRN#60443