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* Help Wanted: The Rock County Hospital in Bassett has an immediate opening for a full time or part time lab MT or MLT. This could include lab manager responsibilities for the right applicant. For more information contact Becki by calling 402-684-3366 ext. 134 or find and submit your application on line by going to www.rockcountyhospital.com. The Rock County Hospital offers competitive wage, an excellent benefit package and a progressive team. Come see what it’s like to be a part of a legacy of caring at the Rock County Hospital in Bassett, Nebraska.
* Help Wanted: The Nebraska Department of Transportation is currently accepting applications for a Construction Tech II in Ainsworth. For a full job description and to apply visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov. State applications are required and will be accepted on-line until Thursday, February 28. For more information, please call 387-2471. The Nebraska Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference Employer.
* Help Wanted: Ainsworth Flowers and Gifts is looking for part time help. Must have excellent customer service skills as you will be working on the floor in both the flower shop and coffee shop. Adults interested in a flexible daytime schedule is a plus. High School kids are also needed to fill after school hours. If you’re looking for a fun work environment that encourages creativity and smells fantastic, Ainsworth Flowers and Gifts has a place for you. Stop in and visit with Deann or Chrystina today or call 387-1555.
* 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
email@example.com. You can fill out an application on line by going to www.sandhillscarecenter.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
* For Sale: a 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 Sale: 4 tires 270-18s. Good for trailer tires. Call
* For Sale: a very nice, well-maintained ranch style home at
237 North Park Street in Ainsworth. This is a 3 bedroom plus
one home with 2 bathrooms. Geothermal heating/cooling,
stainless steel kitchen appliances, newer windows, window
coverings, wood burning fireplace, main floor laundry room.
There’s a lot to love! For more information call or text
Sheri at 605-360-6503. Serious inquiries only please.
* 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.
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.
* The American Legion
The American Legion Auxiliary believes that the more
knowledge our young people gain, the better citizens
they will become. That is why the organization is so
committed to education. The American Legion Auxiliary
offers multiple state and national scholarships! Check
them out by going to
https://nebraskalegionaux.net/scholarships/ OR talk
to your high school guidance counselor. Investing in the
education of our young people is investing in the future
of our country. If you have any questions or need more
information on American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships
Welch at 760-0464. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2019.
* The Jones family and Thad
Jones Trucking Scholarship
The Jones family and Thad Jones Trucking want to help
you make college happen! For many students, the cost of
college education can seem impossibly high. If you are a
high school senior in Brown, Rock, Holt, Keya Paha or
Cherry County and are planning on furthering your
education, stop in at your guidance counselors office
and pick up the Jones Family Scholarship Application –
which contains all the details and eligibility criteria.
The Jones family and Thad Jones Trucking is happy to
encourage and excited to be able to help the future
leaders in our area by offering
a $500 scholarship. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2019.
* GJW Scholarship
College DOES cost a lot more than it used to – but going
to college is worth it! Your college degree will be one
of the best investments you’ll ever make. The cost of
attending college may seem daunting, but that’s exactly
why at GJW – they are here to help! If you are a high
school senior in Brown, Rock, Holt, Keya Paha or Cherry
county and are planning on going to college, stop in at
your guidance counselors office and pick up the GJW, llc
Scholarship Application – which contains all the details
and eligibility criteria. This year, GJW is offering two
$500 employee scholarship – for an employee or a child
of an employee and also a $500 general scholarship which
is open to ALL area seniors. At GJW, they know that the
well educated work force of tomorrow depends on
accessible education today. Applications/Postmark
deadline is March 23, 2019.
* Brown County Hospital Scholarship
Your health care career is within reach! The Brown
County Hospital is excited to announce they will be
giving 3 - $750 scholarships. Considering the importance
and complexities of high quality health care in today’s
society, it is critical for bright, talented people to
be encouraged to pursue professions in the field. At the
Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, it is their pleasure
to assist area students who are working toward a career
to improve the health and well being of others. The
Brown County Hospital Scholarship is open to all area
graduating seniors and current college students from
Brown, Rock, Cherry, Keya Paha, Loup and Blaine County
who have selected to focus on a health care or
healthcare supporting career. Applications are
available by going to the Brown County Hospital facebook
page or by calling Tami Kovar at The Brown County
Hospital in Ainsworth, phone 402-387-2800. The Brown
County Hospital, quality in community healthcare.
Postmark deadline is March 30, 2019.
* Sandhills Elite Genetics Scholarship
Aiming to inspire and help area students become future
leaders. Every penny counts when it comes to paying for
college. Sandhills Elite Genetics is proud to offer two
scholarships. A $250 employee scholarship – for an
employee or child of an employee and also a $250 general
scholarship which is open to ALL area seniors planning
on furthering their education. At Sandhills Elite
Genetics, they know that the well educated work force of
tomorrow depends on accessible education today. If you
are a senior from Brown, Rock, Holt, Keya Paha or Cherry
County, stop in today at your guidance counselors office
to pick up your Sandhills Elite Genetics scholarship
application. Improving pigs, people and producers.
Applications/Postmark deadline is March 23, 2019.
* Sandhills Chapter Pheasants
The Sandhills Chapter Pheasants
Forever has established a fund to provide scholarship
assistance to deserving students. Pheasants Forever is a
non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and
enhancement of pheasant and other wildlife populations
through habitat improvement, land management, public
awareness and education. They’re proud to recognize and
provide a financial award to one or more outstanding
graduating seniors from the Ainsworth, Bassett,
Springview or Valentine areas. Over $20,000 and 40
scholarships have been awarded since the program started
in 2008. Last year 7 scholarships were awarded.
Applying is easy! Pick up your application from your
high school guidance counselor, OR you’re welcome to
call Brad Waits at 382-2656 if you have any questions or
if you would like to receive an application in the mail.
Apply today, Sandhills Chapter Pheasants Forever would
like to help you to further your education.
Applications/Postmark deadline is April 1, 2019.
* Improving Lives H & K
Improving Lives H & K Scholarship
was created in recognition and appreciation of those who
have assisted Haley Happold and Kolter Mizner, who have
reached milestones in their learning and development
thanks to those who have chosen a career that truly
makes a difference in the lives of children with
disabilities and their families. If you are a senior in
Brown, Rock or Keya Paha County that will be majoring in
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech
Pathology, Special Education, Audiology, Deaf Education
or sign language you could be the recipient of the $500
“Improving Lives Scholarship” For details visit the
“Improving Lives Scholarship” Facebook Page. You can
pick up an application from your guidance counselor.
Postmark deadline is April 5, 2019. If you have any
questions contact Amber Happold:
email@example.com or call or text 760-3877.
to buy: a black heifer or bull calf. Call 402-760-2413.
* 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 &
* Raven Angus
is scheduled for
1 p.m. Tuesday,
Feb. 12, at the
ranch at 32554
Selling will be
Angus bulls and
bulls, plus the
pick of the 2017
Watch and bid
call Rod at
* Green Valley
is scheduled for
14, at the ranch
at 46974 866th
Selling will be
100 yearling and
call Dennis and
February 16 -
will be held at
1 p.m. at the
Come early for a
served after the
bulls plus 25
top heifers and
1 well broke
Check out the
February 16 -
Bull Sale will
be held at 1
p.m. at the
ranch 7 miles
south of Geddes,
available at DV
Selling will be
170 yearling and
2 year old
bulls, plus 30
For more info
log on to
* 10th Annual
Company Bull &
Female sale will
be held on
24, at the
Facility at the
Selling will be
30 fall yearling
bulls and 30
plus 15 females.
packages will be
John 276-6468 or
* The annual
Angus bull sale
is scheduled for
2 p.m. Monday,
Feb. 25, at the
Market. The sale
Selling will be
Angus bulls. For
call Eric at
* The 38th
Ranch bull sale
is scheduled for
6, in the
meal will be
served at noon.
Selling will be
bulls. For more
call Ed at
go online to
* Become a part of the
Sandhills Care Center family – sharing meals,
outings and activities – like Bingo night. Everyone
is welcome to come and join the residents for Bingo
this Tuesday evening from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. Each
game costs a quarter – drinks and refreshments
provided. Then come back Thursday afternoon at 3
p.m. for the Valentines Day Party. Enjoy snacks and
crowning sweetheart royalty. We look forward to
seeing you for Bingo this Tuesday evening and
Thursday at the Valentines Day Party at the
Sandhills Care Center, 143 North Fullerton in
Ainsworth, proud to put “people first”.
*Share the love with a
DQ Heart Cake – there’s so many to choose from, so
just stop in and take your pick. The signature DQ
heart cake with that Irresistible Fudge and crunch
center surrounded by vanilla and chocolate soft
serve, all decked out for Valentine’s Day, 10-12
servings for just $24.99. OR choose the Cupid Cake
Mini! You can treat that special someone to a heart
shaped Blizzard Cake perfectly sized for two and
LOADED with strawberry topping, creamy DQ soft serve
and real chunks of Ghirardelli chocolate for just
$9.99 now through Valentines Day at Dairy Queen in
O’Neill. Home of Fan Food – not fast food. Custom
cake orders are also welcome but will need to be
placed one day in advance. (The cakes will easily
last an hour on the trip home or bring a freezer bag
* Our Ainsworth
Volunteer Fire Department and Brown County Ambulance
Association members call it a "banquet and special
awards evening". WE the people call it an
evening to come help honor our local heroes.
Ainsworth Volunteer Fire Department and the Brown
County Ambulance Association invite you to attend
their Banquet and Special Awards evening this
Saturday night at the Ainsworth Elks Lodge. A
steak supper will be available with serving from 6
until 8 p.m. Service and Special Awards will
be presented at 8:30 p.m.
* Power Up for your
week with an All You Can Eat Breakfast at the Holy
Cross Catholic Church in Bassett! It's a
Community Wide event - absolutely everyone is
welcome and invited to attend. The
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast fundraiser will be held
this Sunday, February 17, serving will be from 9
until 11 a.m. This is your chance to come and
enjoy a delicious, piping hot all you can eat
biscuits and gravy with eggs and bacon breakfast in
the great company of family and friends.
Adults just $7. Age 13 and under $3, age 5 and
under eat for free! Don't miss All You Can Eat
Breakfast this Sunday, from 9 until 11 a.m. at the
Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bassett.
* Hunters, Collectors,
Buyers, Sellers, Enthusiasts! Don’t miss the
Atkinson Gun Show coming up Saturday, February 23
from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday, February 24
from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Atkinson Community
Center. Exhibitors set up Friday February 22 - $20
per 8’ table. Tables must be 90% hunting and fishing
related. All federal, state and local laws obeyed.
Concessions will be available on the premises.
Admission is just $4. Children under 12, free
admission with an adult. If you need more
information or to reserve your tables, call Walter
at 340-0949. The Atkinson Gun Show is sponsored by
Safe Kids Shooting.
* 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
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!
* $2000 Reward.
Nala a 2 year old female Husky has now been missing for 1 year.
She was lost on 2/9/18 in the Arnold, Nebraska area. She
is grey/black with blue eyes and a white face. Owners
believe someone passing through the area may have possibly
picked her up. Without tags or collar, they had no way to
contact the owners. If you have seen her or know someone
that may have her, PLEASE help bring her back home. They
are offering a $2,000 reward for her safe return. Cal
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