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* For Sale: 500 gallon propane tank. Has some gas in it. And a 40 gallon AO Smith hot water heater. Call 402-340-5746.


* For Rent: New home for the New Year. Immediate occupancy is available at Residences of Ainsworth. They currently have both 2 and 3 bedroom spacious apartments available. Central heat and air, ample closet space, great parking. Full time maintenance so snow removal and lawn care as well as
water, sewer, trash removal – all taken care of. Each apartment comes furnished with washer, dryer, refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher.  Call Residences of Ainsworth today at 402-387-1100. Some restrictions and income guidelines apply.




* Help Wanted:  The Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth has positions available for LPNs, RNs and CNAs.  For more information and to apply visit or call 402-387-1294.

* Help Wanted: Full time and part time cook positions are available at Ainsworth’s Cottonwood Villa. Competitive wages and benefits too. Learn more today by stopping in and visiting with Ann Fiala or call 402-387-1000.




* 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.

* Monday, January 23 - the Joseph Angus Ranch bull sale will be held starting at 1 p.m. at the Valentine Livestock Auction.  175 Angus bulls in the offering.  For more information call 605-557-3277 or go to

* Now taking donations for Silent and Live Auctions which will be held during the fundraiser soup supper event for The Stewart Family – Lucas, Melissa and Cooper on January 28 from 5 until 9 p.m. sponsored by Modern Woodman and Bassett American Legion. The benefit will help the family with medical and funeral expenses. Anyone willing to donate food for the soup supper need not call in – just plan on bringing it! If you’d like to donate any items for the silent or live auction please contact Holly Courtney Young by phone call or text at 402-760-1776 or facebook through the event page.


* Calling all Ainsworth students grades K - 12! An audition will be held for The Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Rumpelstiltskin on Monday, January 16 from 3:30 until 5:30 p.m. Those auditioning should arrive at 3:30 p.m. and plan to stay for the full two hours. Some of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following auditions.  Approximately 50 – 60 roles are available for local students. All students, grades Kindergarten through 12th grade are encouraged to audition. No advance preparation is necessary. Most students rehearse approximately 4&1/2 hours each day Monday thru Friday, performances are scheduled for Saturday, January 21 at 3 p.m. and at 5:30 p.m. in the Learning Center. For more information call Wendy Allen at 402-387-1445 or Kathy Klammer at 402-760-0518. Rumpelstiltskin is a part of the Missoula children’s theater’s unique international touring project, and is presented in Ainsworth by the Brown County Arts Council.

* Shaggy Dog Grooming located on the South Side of the front entrance of Brown’s Furniture will be open Wednesday and Thursday, January 18 and 19. Make sure to stop in and stock up on jackets for your dogs to keep them warm all winter long! They’re just $3 and the itty bitty’s are just $1.50. Throughout the entire month you can take $1 off bottles of the fresh breath product as well as the fresh breath plus that also really helps dogs coats and joints. If you’d like to make an appointment for grooming call Shaggy Dog at 402-387-1098.

* Homemade apple pie topped off with a scoop of ice cream. You can’t beat it! So come and enjoy this Thursday evening and help support the Ainsworth FFA Chapter. Starting at 5 p.m. at the Ainsworth Community School Cafeteria, the FFA will be serving apple pie by the slice – with ice cream for just $3. OR buy the whole pie “to go” for just $10.It’s a great way to support the FFA AND your tummy. Come this Thursday evening to cheer on the bulldogs during their basketball games and enjoy the Ainsworth FFA’s homemade apple pie! Serving from 5 until 8:30 p.m. You CAN place apple pie orders by calling the school at 402-387-2082.

* Keep Calm and take the plunge! It’s almost time for the annual Polar Bear Festival in North Central Nebraska! So Mark your calendars and get ready!  The Festival kicks off on Friday, January 27 at 6 p.m. with a delicious steak feed at the Meadville General Store followed by social club at 7 p.m. then hit the stage with Kopy Kat Karaoke at 9 p.m. Saturday, January 28 Liquid Courage party and registration for dippers starts at noon. Then the dip is at 2 p.m.. All dippers must register before the dip, coronation or Polar Bear royalty at the Meadville Park will follow. At 5 p.m. you can chow down and warm up with a free will donation soup supper and live music with the band “New, Old and Broke” at the Meadville Store. If you need more information call 402-497-2440 or 402-382-5252.

* The city of Ainsworth reminds pet owners they need to license their pets by Jan. 31. A certificate of rabies vaccination from a veterinarian must be provided. Licenses may be purchased from the Ainsworth City Office on Highway 20. Pet licenses are due by Jan. 31. For more information, contact the city office at 402-387-2494.







* Mathew and MaKenzie Jones of Battle Creek are the parents of a baby boy, Jye David Jones, born Dec. 29 in the Faith Regional Hospital at Norfolk. Jye weighed in at 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. Grandparents are Tom and Pat Jones of Ainsworth, and Dave and CJ Leonard of Valentine.

* Cody and Dennise Daniels of Kearney are the parents of a baby boy, Zane Robert Daniels, born Dec. 22 at Kearney. Cody weighed in at 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Grandparents are Don and Lana Pfeifer of Bassett, and Bryon and Peggy Daniels of McCook.


* Card Shower Request – for Lester Stufft for his 80th Birthday on January 16. Cards will reach Lester Stufft at 42365 West Calamus Road, Ainsworth, NE 69210.



* 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


American History II.  A survey of American history from the end of the Civil War to the present. Emphasis is on the political, economic, cultural, social, and technological issues that arise in America’s development as a global power. Tues. and Thurs., 4-5:15 pm at Ainsworth High School Room 208. Instr. Hilkemann. 3cr. $331.50

January 9-May 10 (HIST2020/17S) CRN#23779

Math for Health Care Professionals.  Designed for nursing and health care profession majors. Covers general development of skills involving computations of fractions, decimals, ratios, percent, and basic algebra equations. Basic systems of measurement are used to calculate dosages between metric, apothecary and household systems. Basic mathematical computations are used to reconstitute medications and prepare irrigating solutions. Mon., Wed, and Fri., 10-10:50 am at ESU 17. Instr. Baldwin. 3 cr. $331.50

January 9-May 10 (MATH1025/17S) CRN#21138

Introduction to Psychology.  An introduction to the science of psychology including the application of critical thinking to the study of learning theory, memory, personality, growth and development, biological and neurological aspects, abnormal behavior, therapies, intelligence, motivation, emotion, sensation, perception, and theoretical perspectives. Thurs., 7-9:50 pm at Ainsworth High School Room 205. Instr. Stevens. 3 cr. $331.50

January 9-May 10 (PSYCH1800/17S) CRN#23780

Introduction to Sociology.  Introduction to the basic principles of sociology, including the study of sociological research, theoretical perspectives, culture, social structure, social institutions, deviance, social inequalities, stratification, demography, and population. Tues., 7-9:50 pm at Ainsworth High School Room 205. Instr. Carter. 3 cr. $331.50

January 9-May 10 (SOCI1010/17S) CRN#23213


CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH I.  This is a beginning course especially designed for persons 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., 7-8 pm at Rock County High School-Spanish Room. Instr. Sullivan. $40

January 16- February 6 (SPAN5100/17S) CRN#70218

CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECH EXAM PREP. If you are working towards your pharmacy technician certification and preparing for your PTCB exam, Northeast Community College offers a comprehensive study review course that is aligned with the requirements of the exam and expectations of the employers. The course includes reviews in each of the nine knowledge domains.  It focuses on areas of pharmacy calculations, the top 200 drugs, drug classifications, suffixes, and more. Price includes training manual and calculations workbook, practice exam, cost to apply for certification and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam.  Financial assistance is available through the Community College Gap Assistance Program for students meeting income guidelines. Contact Amy Kaiser at 402-884-7245 for more information. Classes held at Ainsworth Regional Office ESU#17.  Sunday evenings, January 8, 15, 22, 29 from 7 – 10 pm and Thursday evening February 2 from 6 – 10 pm, CRN#70142


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