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* Help Wanted: Full time position available at Brown County Hospital for a Health Information Clerk/Technician. Under general supervision, will participate in various aspects of the health information functions of the organization including medical records analysis and processing, scanning, release of information and other related activities. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and have ability to learn software quickly. Must possess strong time management skills, display attention to detail, quickly adapt to change, communicate effectively, both written and verbally, necessitates the ability to multi-task and adapt to interruptions effectively. Proficiency in their core values of integrity, excellence, compassion and unity a must. Formal training (Certificate, associate’s or bachelor’s degree) preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required.  Full time benefits package available. Contact Lisa Fischer or Becky Mizner for more information phone 402-387-2800 or email or

* Help Wanted: The Rodeway Inn is now hiring for a full time night auditor (11pm-7am shift) and a full time housekeeper (8am-3pm). Applicant must be available to work weekends and holidays, lift 40 pounds and climb stairs.  Please stop at the Rodeway Inn, East Hwy. 20 in Ainsworth to pick up your application today.

* Help Wanted: Full time cook position is available at Cottonwood Villa in Ainsworth. Training is provided on site. Competitive wage and benefit package. They also have an opening for a part time dining room aide. For more information on either position, stop in and visit with Ann Fiala at Cottonwood Villa or call 402-387-1000.

* 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 developing benefit package is available. For a full job description, for more information or to submit your resume, please contact Stephanie Rucker by calling 402-387-1294 OR email




* Here’s what people are saying about the new CD from the gospel quartet “Kenley and the Udders”. Kenley Udd of Mills says, “It’s moooooving.” Sam Courts of Deer Trail, Colorado says, “It’s out-of-bounds and should be illegal.” Steve Swanson of Newport calls it “One of the worst ideas we ever had.” And Geoff Smith of the Kotrba-Smith funeral home in Gregory, South Dakota declares “This CD is sure to increase business.” Pick up your copy at these retailers: Something Special by Marilyn in Atkinson, Scott’s Place in Bassett, The Book Peddler in Ainsworth and the Turbine Mart in Springview. $10. Cash only please.

* For Sale: a 5 bedroom, 1&3/4 bathroom home conveniently located near the school and grocery store. Main level has 3 bedrooms and a newly remodeled bathroom with a kitchen place kitchen, new carpet and a laundry facility.  The basement has 2 bedrooms and bath also has a fully functional kitchen and laundry facility. Upgrades include electrical, furnace and air conditioning all within the last 4 years as well as new egress windows.  All applicances included. The home has an underground sprinkler system and fenced in backyard with storage shed. The property would make a wonderful family home or investment property as the basement has previously been used as an apartment. Asking $130,000. For more information contact Michelle by calling 402-760-1257.

* For Sale by owner: 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom newly remodeled home at 134 N. Elm St. in Ainsworth. Granite countertops, open concept living area, 1800 square feet, handicap accessible, over-sized shop/garage and garden shed with possible investment property - an updated 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home at 128 N. Elm. It has a large yard, small shop. For more information call or text 806-567-4344.


* 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 402-684-3329.  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.


* Looking for: Needles and Pins in Ainsworth needs size 14 and up dresses for Homecoming or Prom. If you have any please contact Dorothy by calling 402-387-1970.


* Weber and Company performance Horse Sale Sunday, August 27 at the Ranch, Valentine, Nebraska. Preview at 10 a.m., sale at 2 p.m. Outstanding selection of horses to please any enthusiast. From ranchers to rodeo performers and everyone in between – there is a horse for you in the offering at the Weber and Company Performance Horse Sale. Log on to to view the catalog.

* Tasler Auction Service is now taking consignments for the upcoming "Boy Toy" Auction (girls are welcome to) that will be held on Saturday, September 30.  Consign early!


* Just a reminder: the front entrance at the Rock County Hospital is closed due to construction. Please enter through the Long Term Care Entrance until further notice.

* 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 402-387-1294. 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!

* Youth Heart Screening Opportunity coming to Ainsworth. We have all heard stories about children who are seemingly in excellent health, collapsing suddenly, only to later learn it was caused by an unknown heart condition.  What many parents don’t know is that most heart defects can be identified BEFORE something happens and most are treatable. ATS Heart Check is offering convenient and low cost screenings for the discounted price of just $129 on Saturday, August 26 in the Ainsworth Community Center Conference Room. Normal cost for these tests would exceed $2,000 if done in the hospital or doctors office. This is open to all kids ages 8 or older.  It can help detect genetic and congenital heart abnormalities that may have gone undetected during a physical. You must pre-register at or by calling 913-735-5760. Appointments are limited and offered on a first come – first serve basis. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. To learn more visit the ATS website.

* SYC Family Fun Days Silent Auction Fundraiser will be held this Saturday, August 26 from noon until 6 p.m., an evening meals will be served at 5 p.m., followed by the live auction set to start at 6 p.m.  Come bid on guns, hunting and fishing trips, outdoor equipment, interior decor, baked goods and much more!  Something for everyone!  It's all this Saturday at Camp Witness near Long Pine.

* Back by Popular Demand – Ainsworth Pink Lady Dart League “Singing for hope” Karaoke Idol Contest continues their qualifying rounds this Saturday night, August 26 from 9 until 10:30 p.m. at the L-Bow Room in Johnstown. Step up to the mic for your chance to qualify for the finals coming up October 28. 1st place winners and peoples choice award from each qualifying round will be there competing to be crowed this year’s champion. Come on out and enjoy the fun – vote for your favorites. Proceeds go to help cancer victims right here in our area. If you have questions call Debbie Gillam at402-760-0186 or Kathy Worrell at 402-760-2766.

* Ainsworth Youth Sports is kicking off their fall season with 1st through 6th grade football and 1st through 6th grade volleyball. Registration fee is only $20 and that includes tshirt. Registration deadline is August 28 but don’t delay! Get your child signed up today by calling Ainsworth Youth Sports director Katie Painter at 402-760-0084 or email The enthusiasm around Ainsworth Youth Sports is contagious – so come join the fun!

* Fall dance classes with Keller Studios in Ainsworth are now open for registration! Janelle teaches tap,ballet, jazz and has classes for a variety of ages – from preschool through adulthood. Hip hop classes are available too. This year they are offered as a stand alone class. Head on over to to check out the schedule and to register at any time! Still have questions? Call Janelle at 402-989-2076. Classes begin September 11 so visit today to get started.

* Women are an important thread in the fabric of agriculture. South Dakota Farm Bureau and Gregory County Farm Bureau are proud to present a day dedicated to the Women in Agriculture on Tuesday, September 19 at the Civic Center in Burke. An empowering day that recognizes, celebrates and honors women in Ag that not only features dynamic keynote speakers and breakout sessions, you’ll enjoy fellowship and food too. All women in ag are welcome and urged to attend. Registration is just $10. Must pre-register by September 8 by calling Gregory County Farm Bureau at 605-775-8290 or email A special thank you to all platinum, gold and silver sponsors.




* To give away: choke cherries. First come, first served. Call 402-387-2259.







* 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


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:-9:45 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Hermelbracht. 3 cr. $340.50

August 21-December 14 (AGRI2290/17F) CRN#12869

INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE. This course offers a critical analysis of culturally diverse works of poetry, drama, and fiction. Students employ various techniques for discussing, evaluating, and writing about literature. Mon. and Wed., 2:35-3:50 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Elznic. 3 cr. $340.50

August 21-December 14 (ENGL2100/17F) CRN#14675

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. Prerequisites: Compass Pre-Algebra 20 or ACT Math 13 or Asset Elementary Algebra 32 or Asset Numerical 30 or Compass Algebra 21 or Accuplacer Arithmetic 31 or Accuplacer Elem Algebra 20. Thurs., 7-9:45 pm at Ainsworth High School. Instr. Sholes. 3 cr. $340.50

August 21-December 14 (MATH0940/17S) CRN#13772

INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC. An introduction and overview of the history of Western art music, from the middle age to modern times. Includes the elements of music, historical style periods, and major composers. Tues. and Thurs., 2-3:15 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Schultz. 3 cr. $340.50

August 21-December 14 (MUSC1010/17F) CRN#14044

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT. A study of the functioning of the American political system through an analysis and application of its underlying theories. Mon. and Wed., 5:30-6:45 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Dohmen. 3 cr. $340.50.  

August 21-December 14 (POLS1000/17F) CRN#14317

ELEMENTARY SPANISH I. An introduction to the grammatical and conversational study of the Spanish language. Emphasis on the history and culture of the Spanish speaking world. Tues. and Thurs., 12:35-2:15 pm at ESU #17. Instr. Swenson. 4 cr. $438.00.

August 21-December 14 (SPAN1200/17F) CRN#14677


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 August 17-18 at ESU #17 in Ainsworth. The driving/testing portion will take place at the Norfolk campus September 11-15. 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. 8 am-5 pm at ESU #17/UTIL 104. Instr. Lewis & Cook. $730.00

August 17-September 15 (TRAN5125/17F) CRN#60038/60039

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