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KBRB CLASSIFIEDS

Weekday Mornings: 8:50 a.m. on KBRB AM 1400 and FM 92.7

Note: all phone numbers are Area Code 402 unless otherwise listed

Please note: We do charge for items on Classifieds. Personal items are one announcement for $5, three for $10 or five for $15. Business rates also apply for items listed during Classifieds. Items broadcast are then posted on this Web site at no extra charge.

HELP WANTED

* 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: The Nebraska Department of Transportation is currently accepting applications for 2 summer temporary highway maintenance workers and 1 summer temporary construction technician all in Ainsworth.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a current drivers license. For a full job description and to apply, visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov . State applications are required and will be accepted on-line. For more information, please call 387-2471. The Nebraska Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity and Veterans Preference Employer.
 

* Help Wanted: Farmers Ranchers Cooperative, the main office, is looking for an experienced Accounting Clerk. Must have Accounting Degree or 5 years of experience in accounting. Must demonstrate skills in Microsoft word and
Excel. Excellent benefits and competitive pay. Apply online at www.frcoop.com or stop by the main office for an application.
 

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FOR SALE:

* For Sale: Landoll Icon Grader – 16’ mold board on wheels, pulled by a tractor. Call 273-4207.


* For Sale: 6 lawn mower engines. Asking $25 each. All different sizes. Some are in really good shape. Call Gene Day at 382-5488.
 

*For Sale: a 1991 Chevy S10 Tahoe 4x4, standard cab, long box pickup –  4.3 liter V6, 5 speed transmission, blue in color, 135,000 miles. It was a oneowner pickup when Don bought it.  Price has been reduced to just $1750.
For more information call 382-0161 and ask for Don.
 

* The Sandhills Care Center has 177 feet of fence for sale. This is nice, white vinyl fencing that is 6 feet tall and located on the northwest side of the facility. The fence can be viewed now while it is still standing and will be available for pickup soon. Contact Stephanie at the Sandhills Care Center at 387-1294 or email admin@sandhillscarecenter.com to place a bid on the fence. Bids will be accepted until May 3.

* 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.

FOR RENT:

* For Rent: a two bedroom house on Second Street in Ainsworth. The house has a one-car garage, has recently been renovated, includes a refrigerator and stove. No smoking. No pets. For more information or to schedule a time to
view, call 382-8840 OR 387-1868 and leave a message if no answer.  Same party has room for 30 cow/calf pairs on grass. If interested call 387-1868.

* 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.

* 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.

SCHOLARSHIPS:

KBRB Radio is your information source for local scholarships that are available. Stay tuned to HEAR about some amazing scholarship opportunities being offered to area students or log on to KBRB Radio dot com, click on the classifieds tab and scroll down to the scholarship section for information on scholarships being offered by outstanding area businesses, organizations and individuals that are excited to help area students further their education like The Jones Family/Thad Jones Trucking, The Troy and Amber Happold and Kyle and Julie Mizner families, GJW, llc.,
Sandhills Elite Genetics, The Brown County Hospital, Sandhills Chapter Pheasants Forever and the 1st National Bank.

* Attention all 4-H and FFA members in Brown County: you can apply for the Brown County Farm Bureau 2019 grant. Applications are available at the Farm Bureau office in Ainsworth and need to be postmarked by May 1, 2019.
A total of $1500 will be awarded to help 4-H and FFA members to either start OR to continue a project.

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SERVICES:

* 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 & AUCTIONS:

* Thursday, April 25 – Double G Registered Angus of Johnstown – Brad and Lane Gambill will be holding a sale on ‘chosen ones’, a handful of their best registered angus Double G Bulls will be up for grabs at auction.  Bidding starts at 2 at the Gambill’s, 3 and miles south on the Moonlake Road. If you have questions call 722-4288.
 

* BKR SHOPPING TRIP ADVENTURE
Friday, April 26, Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 – BKR Shopping trip adventure through the counties of Brown, Keya Paha and Rock. Vendors, garage sales, yard sales, concessions and food stops too. Map your trek!
Booklets are just $1 and are available in Ainsworth at Ampride and Roadrunner. In Bassett at Scotts Place and in Springview at The Turbine Mart.

Garage Sale – Deb and Maikayla Weiss and Jennifer Marlatt Sale will be held this Thursday from 4:30 until 7:30 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon at 758 West 2nd place in Ainsworth. (Barn house – garage is beside gazebo)

Keys Canning and Crafts will be at the Connection on Friday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

HUGE inventory reduction sale! The Book Peddler will be at the Connection, 237 North Main for the BKR Shopping Trip Adventure this Friday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

The Creamery – Cindy Buckles will be having a sale in the showroom at 1st Class Auto on Main Street in Ainsworth on Friday from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

13 Families are having garage sales in ONE convenient location! This Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Rock County Fairgrounds. (Lunch stand, baked goods, popcorn and cotton candy too.)

Add to YOUR BKR Shopping Trip adventure by stopping at Jones Salvage, just outside of Ainsworth on Friday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.  For pictures check out the Jones Salvage Facebook Page.

Sandhills Sage “Style it Fresh” Spring Opening in Johnstown during the BKR Shopping Trip Adventure. Open Friday from 1 until 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 until 5 p.m. (Discounted prices on Sunday)

Bake Sale and Lunch Stop this Saturday. The Ainsworth Does Drove #54 will be at the Elks Lodge at the corner of 3rd and Main. The Bake Sale will begin at 9 a.m. and Potato Bar for lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.


*Saturday, April 27 - Shelhamer Equipment Closeout Auction will be held beginning at 9:30 a.m. at 215 East Douglas Street in O'Neill. Check out pictures and more information online by going to www.mmauctionsllc.com.  M&M Auctions of O'Neill in charge.
 

* A HUGE 2 day sale for Diane & the late Mike Tasler by Ranch-land Auction Service is set for April 27 and 28 in Atkinson.  Day 1 will be held at the Atkinson Community Center starting at 9 a.m.  Doors will be open Friday from 5 until 8 p.m. to view items at the Community Center.  Will include over 170 guns, (all ATF gun laws apply)  plus ammo, sporting goods, gun safes, antiques, coins and much much more.  Day 2 will be held at the Atkinson Livestock Market starting at 10 a.m.  Will include trailers, equipment, shop, tools and much more.  2 rings will run so bring a friend.  You absolutely need to see the full sale bill on this one, go to www.RLAuctions.net and check out all the treasures.  Ranch-Land Auction Service in charge, Mike Baxter auctioneer.

* Heartland Auction Service is conducting the JoAnn and the late Henry Rudnick household & woodworking auction on Sunday, April 28 at 88632 436th Ave, Long Pine (5 miles east of Ainsworth and then 8 miles north on Hwy 183) starting at 1 p.m.  To view the full sale bill go to www.heartlandauction.net or for more information call Merv & Jan at 684-2710.

MISC:

* Volunteers Wanted: The Ainsworth Grand Theater Committee is happy to announce that they are on the search for volunteer crews to work weekend shifts! Please contact Rhonda Theis at 402-760-1081 or Dori Gracey at 402-382-8201 to get signed up. Training will begin as crews get organized and movies ready to roll. Individuals, organizations, church groups, businesses – any and all volunteers are welcome.

* Community Meeting: The Stuart Public School Bond Committee invites you to an “Open to the Public” meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, April 22, in the Stuart Public School Gymnasium. Information, discussion, questions and answers on the upcoming Stuart Public School facility improvement bond election. Your vote is your voice – Register to Vote.

* TGIF! Thank goodness it’s Friday Lunch at the Connection! Meet up with friends downtown Ainsworth this Friday and enjoy a delicious lunch featuring sandwiches and soup. We aren’t talking some bread and bologna.  We’re talking Sandwiches Connection style along with tasty soups. Home made goodness for lunch by free will donation. Serving is from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. So this Friday, give The Connection a try during your lunch break OR for a much needed sustenance during the BKR Shopping Trip Adventure. Not only will the Connection be hosting lunch – there will be lots of great vendors to shop too. Don’t miss Lunch this Friday at The Connection on Main Street in Ainsworth.
 

* Friday, April 26, Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 – BKR Shopping trip adventure through the counties of Brown, Keya Paha and Rock. Vendors, garage sales, yard sales, concessions and food stops too. Map your trek!
Booklets are just $1 and are available in Ainsworth at Ampride and Roadrunner. In Bassett at Scotts Place and in Springview at The Turbine Mart.

* HUGE inventory reduction sale! The Book Peddler will be at the Connection, 237 North Main for the BKR Shopping Trip Adventure this Friday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.. NO – they aren’t closing – just making room for all the new. Take 50% off Yankee Candles, books, jelly bellys, cards,
decorator boxes and so much more – come see what you can get for just a dollar!!

* Citiwide Garage Sales – 13 Families in ONE convenient spot! This Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Rock County Fairgrounds. Not only will they have TONS of garage sale items including furniture, jewelry, crafts,
blankets, clothes (13 families are going in on this one so what won’t there be?) There will be a lunch stand, baked goods, popcorn and cotton candy too! They’re also doing a $50 cash prize drawing. While you’re on the BKR Shopping Trip Adventure don’t miss hitting 13 garage sales and food too – all wrapped into 1 great shopping event this Friday and Saturday at the Rock County Fairgrounds.
 

* Add to YOUR BKR Shopping Trip adventure by stopping at Jones Salvage, just outside of Ainsworth on Friday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. They have a HUGE new selection of hand tools, knick-knacks, shelves, furniture, decorative items, advertising memorabilia as well as many items to make your craft projects complete and much more. For pictures, check out the Jones Salvage Facebook Page.
 

* The Creamery – Cindy Buckles will be having a sale in the showroom at 1st Class Auto on Main Street in Ainsworth on Friday from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.. Antiques, salvage, advertising, wooden boxes, western comic books, toys, small wooden tool chest, Fiesta, Pyrex, Jadeite, furniture, lamps, kleen kutter, pictures, household items, books, windmill blades, windmill tail, crocks, linens and more!
 

* Keys Canning and Crafts will be at the Connection on Friday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Over 50 varieties of homemade jams and jellies including sandcherry, chokecherry, elderberry, Mountain Dew, Carrot cake Jam and jalapeno varieties. New flavors include pineapple, blueberry and more pop varieties like orange and rootbeer. Anita also makes homemade denim hot pads in many prints including western, Nebraska and chicken prints too. She’ll have her sleeveless kimonos and tomato plants too. For special orders call Anita at 308-834-3379 or email kasakeys@yahoo.com.  Make the Connection in Ainsworth a stop on your BKR Shopping Trip
Adventure!

 

* Bake Sale and Lunch Stop this Saturday. The Ainsworth Does Drove #54 are getting in on the BKR Shopping Trip Adventure. Don’t miss stopping by the Elks Lodge at the corner of 3rd and Main. The Bake Sale will begin at 9
a.m. and run until the goodies are all gone AND the Does will be serving up their FAMOUS Potato Bar for lunch on Saturday. Serving will be from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. so make sure to head the Ainsworth Elks this Saturday. Bake Sale starts at 9 a.m. Potato Bar served for lunch from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

* Attention all 4-H and FFA members in Brown County: you can apply for the Brown County Farm Bureau 2019 grant. Applications are available at the Farm Bureau office in Ainsworth and need to be postmarked by May 1, 2019.
A total of $1500 will be awarded to help 4-H and FFA members to either start OR to continue a project.


* Fundraiser: Experience a bit of the tropics with a fresh breathtaking orchid lei flown in from Hawaii. A lei is like a necklace made with fresh flowers. Halau O Anna Dancers are selling purple and white orchid lei’s now thru April 18. Leis are just $15 a piece and can be picked up at the Connection or the luau on May 21. All funds raised will go to put on the Halau O Anna’s Luau on May 21. The Luau is a big party with dancing, Polynesian desserts, games and raffles. Tickets are on sale now – limited seating. For tickets or to place lei orders call Anna at 910-2828.

* DIVE IN TO LEARNING!  "Splashing into Kindergarten" at the Bassett Grade School.  It's Kindergarten Roundup time on Thursday, April 25 from 8:15 until 11 a.m. at the Kindergarten room at the Bassett Grade School.  Mrs. Rowan has a fun filled morning lined up for all children planning on attending kindergarten at any Rock County Public School during the 2019-2020 school year.  A parent meeting will be held in the grade school library from 10 until 11 a.m.  Parents can pick up their child following the meeting.  Please RSVP to the Bassett Grade School Office by calling 684-3855 if your child is planning to attend!

* Come celebrate our student athletes, coaches, cheerleaders and pom squad members on Tuesday, April 23 at the All Sports Tailgate Party in McAndrew Gymnasium sponsored by the Ainsworth Lion’s Club beginning at 6 p.m. with athletic awards to follow. Pre-Sale Tickets are available now at KBRB Radio for just $10. Athletes, cheerleaders, pom members, coaches and coaches spouses are free thanks to the public support of this great event. Come show your support for the Bulldogs!

* 3 days packed FULL of treasure hunting in Brown, Keya Paha and Rock County!  Come on the BKR Shopping Trip Adventure April 26, 27, and 28.  Vendors, garage sales, yard sales, and of course concessions and fabulous food stops too!  Map your trek...Booklets are just $1 and available in Ainsworth at Ampride and Roadrunner, in Bassett at Scott's Place and in Springview at the Turbine Mart.  Antiques, homemade goods, salvage, repurposed items, thrifty bargains, curiosities of all kinds!  Come shop til you drop in Brown, Rock and Keya Paha Counties April 26 thru the 28.

* The talented ladies at Sandhills Sage have been busy all winter long getting beautiful furniture and home decor ready for spring and it's almost time for the reveal.  The shop is full of amazing rehabbed items they can't wait to share.  Don't miss the "Style it Fresh" Spring opening.  They're a stop on the BKR Shopping Trip Route and will be open Friday, April 26 from 1 until 5 p.m., Saturday April 27 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 28 from 1 until 5 p.m. with discounted prices.  So plan on coming to Johnstown for the "Style it Fresh" event at Sandhills Sage.  Check out their facebook page for preview pix coming soon.

* The Missoula Children’ Theater production of ‘The Snow Queen’ is coming to Bassett. Try-outs/Auditions will be held Monday, April 29 at the Bassett Grade School Gym from 3:45 until 5:45 p.m. Due to increasing student participation in recent years, there will be a pre-registration for this years try outs.  Information can be found on the Bassett Arts Council and the Rock County Public Schools face book page. Please pre-register your student if they
want to try out. All area students are welcome. If you have any questions call Amber Blessin at 684-3855.

* It’s time to play ball! Baseball and softball season is just around the corner so don’t miss E&L Baseball’s FINAL sign up night Tuesday, April 30 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the Elks. The E&L Baseball Program is open to all
youth – boys and girls – from Ainsworth and the surrounding area. All youth, all ages, all levels of baseball and softball. If you want to play baseball or softball the E&L Baseball Program has a team for you. If you have any questions OR if you would be interested in volunteering to help with the program please call, Brandon Evans at 760-3985. Don’t miss the final sign up night for E&L Baseball Tuesday, April 30 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the Elks.

* The Ainsworth Art Guild is proud to present the 2019 Annual Spring Show where you can view paintings, photography, drawings, mixed media and sculpture ALL from experienced and talented members of the Ainsworth Art Guild. 1 piece will be awarded “Best in Show’ and some will be going on to the state show in Scottsbluff. This event is FREE to the public and available for viewing now through May 2nd at the Ainsworth Public Library during regular business hours. The Ainsworth Art Guild is a fun group that meets once a month and is always happy to welcome new members. This is an awesome opportunity to gather with your community, explore and enjoy all
types of art brought to you by our very own … Ainsworth Art Guild.

* 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 Ranch
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 684-2320.

* 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.

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* 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 www.northeast.edu.

Preparing Perennials for Spring.  You will learn what needs to be done to get your perennial beds and plants ready for another spring and preparing beds for new perennials.  Cleanup, fertilizer, mulch and pruning are some of the topics to be covered. Mon., 7-9 pm at the Educational Service Unit Technology Center. Inst. Goeken. $20

April 22 (HORT5100/19S) CRN#70566

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. $20

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.

May 4

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 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) 844-7245.

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

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