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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: Schumacher Brothers Fencing is looking to fill full time positions right here in the area. Starting immediately. Great pay, $16-$18 per hour based on experience. Overtime is time and a half and not restricted. If you have great work ethic and you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and get to work, Schumacher Brothers Fencing wants you – full time, starting NOW!  To apply or learn more, call or text Dan Schumacher at 760-0836.




* For Sale: a baby bull calf. Has had his first colostrum. Call Randy Priest at 382-5153.

* For Sale: female, full blood blue heelers (4 of them). Tails not docked. They’ve had their first shots and they are ready now. Both parents on the ranch – great workers. $150. Call or text Mart Denaeyer, 322-1968.

* Riding Lawn Mowers for Sale: a Poulan Pro 25 horse with a 48” deck and trailer.  Gene Also has a 24” snow blower with 5 hp motor for sale. Same party has to give away: a clothes dryer. Works well. Call Gene Day at 382-5488. Keep in mind that Gene is open daily from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and will sharpen blades and chains, he is located ˝ block south of Allen Monument.

* Beer Cooler Cleanout at The (402) Bar, 339 North Main in Ainsworth. This Friday from 4 until 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 2 until 6 p.m. Domestics 6 packs - $6. Case $24. Cash and Carry  ONLY, no cards. Beer Cooler Cleanout Specials good on Domestic, Import and Nebraska Beers. NO liquors. Off Sale only. No Seating available.


* The Ainsworth Housing Agency currently has 1 bedroom apartments for rent. All applicants will need to pass a background check. The Ainsworth Housing Agency is subsidized housing, your rent will be 30% of your income. Please contact Kathy at 387-2550. Due to the precautions for Covid 19 virus, the AHA is in lockdown, but arrangements can be made to get an application to you.

* Bassett Housing Authority – a great place to live with no upkeep or maintenance! Lawn mowed and watered in the summer and sidewalks cleared in the winter. Applications are encouraged, however, rentals are limited to availability. Income guidelines apply and background check performed and approved prior to admittance. For more information call 684-3329. If no answer, please leave a message. The Bassett Housing Authority strives to provide affordable, safe housing to qualifying individuals or families.




* G&Vs Market In Bassett: In order to help protect you, their customers and employees, at G&Vs Market in Bassett they are requesting one family member per cart please. They will try to limit the number of people in at any time and ask that you please practice social distancing. George, Vicki and their staff appreciate your patience and understanding in this difficult time. They are very honored to continue to serve you.

* H & R Food Center has been here for you for many yesterdays, planning to continue for many tomorrow's, but need YOUR help today. Please, please, please, don't shop if you are not feeling well!! Please shop alone. Please limit your trips to the store, weekly if possible. Please, don't buy more than you need. H & R Food Center knows we all can and will get through this, if we work together.

* Red and White Market in Ainsworth: they are committed to doing their part to support you. YES - You are welcome in the store! Hand sanitizer as well as cleaning wipes for customers and employees to wipe down carts and baskets are available and employees perform routine cleaning of all frequently touched surfaces. Grocery Orders for delivery can be called in OR if available to you – Email has been working very efficiently for grocery orders. You can email in your orders to OR call 387-1450. The Red and White Market Deli is open and offering carryout only. Due to limited supplies ads will be scaled down for several weeks. To provide for as many customers as possible, you may see quantity limits placed on select items throughout the store. You patience is appreciated as some products may also be temporarily unavailable. If you have any questions please feel free to call. Thank you for your patronage at Red and White Market they are honored to serve you and our communities.


* PJK Mobile Dog Grooming will be in Ainsworth on Tuesday. For appointments call Jan at 316-866-0915. Where the clients are bragging and the tails are wagging.


* The Deadline is Approaching! The Brown County Foundation will be considering all traditional grant requests, beginning in April. The open application period for traditional grants will be ending on March 30 so get those grant applications in for this coming fiscal year. They will notify approved grantees by June 1. You can find the application by going to, under the Brown County tab. Applications are also available through committee members: Steve Bartak, Joe Nelson, Colleen Lentz, Matt and Jen Lentz, Kara Welch, Dave Sherman, Leanne Maxwell and Vance Heyer. Applications can be mailed to Box 323, Ainsworth, NE or simply return to a committee member.


* Thursday, April 9-Wulf Cattle Opportunity sale of 2020 will now be video auction only starting at 12 Noon. Selling 420 bulls and 30 females-Registered Limousin, Lim-Flex, Angus. Bid live on or For more information go to

* Land Auction – High Quality Cropland, Good Summer Pasture, Easy access! Farmers National Company will be presenting 513.35 acres in Keya Paha County at Auction on Friday, April 24, sale time is at 1:30 p.m. at the Naper Café.  Property is located about 13 miles west and north of Naper. Tract 1 - 120 acres of cropland, pasture and shelterbelts. Approximately 54 acres of cropland, pasture acres offer a small dam, electric well and shelterbelt. Tract 2 - approximately 240 acres high quality crop ground and pasture.  Crop acres suitable for corn, soybeans, alfalfa and small grains. Pasture acres offer 67 acres hard grass pasture with dam for water. Tract 3 approximately 154 acres rolling, native hard grass pasture with dam water plus tree shelterbelt. This is your opportunity to own high quality eastern Keya Paha county crop ground and pasture with leases in place for the 2020 growing and grazing seasons. For more information call agent Dave Hickey at Farmers National Company in O’Neill phone 336-3500 or cell 340-4436 or visit

* Calling ALL exhibitors and vendors…you can be a part of the largest ranch oriented trade show in the United States! The 31st annual Sandhills Ranch Exposition in Bassett, Nebraska June 17 and 18! The Expo pulls in thousands of attendees with it’s unmatched variety of vendors, exhibits and family friendly entertainment! The trade show and the craft show is a great opportunity for anyone to showcase their products and services. Learn more at  or call 684-2320.


* Because of coronavirus protocol, the Sandhills Care Center is restricting visitors at this time. Absolutely no visitors.  Cottonwood Villa is also still enforcing a visitor restriction until further notice.

* Bassett Housing Authority is limiting visitors at tenant apartments to immediate family or caregivers only until the threat is reduced on coronavirus is lessened. If you are sick, please stay away!

* Hours have changed but they’re STILL OPEN! Ainsworth Flowers and Gifts are now open for your floral and drink orders from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Curbside service or door service only, please call in orders to 387-1555. As always delivery is still available. Checks, Credit Cards, Debit Cards please or cash in exact amount. Thank you for your understanding, they are doing the best they can for you, their customers and their staff. Stay Safe.

* Continuing to spread the love at the Sandhills Care Center. Now through Friday come decorate your loved ones window from the outside! Use your imagination, show your creativity! Call Tina to let her know if/when you’ll be decorating your loved ones window so she can make sure they are in their room because not only will the decorated windows bring them joy – so will watching you! As some of the residents don’t have family members available we’re also sending a shout out to any volunteers who would be willing to come decorate so all the residents can let some sun shine in. Call Tina at 387-1294 the Sandhills Care Center, 143 North Fullerton in Ainsworth where they are proud to put people first.

* 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.










* 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


Northeast Community College is offering a Hydraulic Safety Online Training starting April 20.

In this training you’ll:

ˇ         Recognize typical accidents associated with hydraulics,

ˇ         Lockout/Tagout procedures for a hydraulic system, and

ˇ         Identifying potential safety hazards

This online training is a self-paced 6 to 8-hour class and begins soon.

Northeast Community College is offering an Electrical Safety Online Training starting April 20.

In this training you’ll:

ˇ         Learn why it’s wrong to short-circuit start a piece of equipment,

ˇ         Learn the correct process of connecting a booster battery,

ˇ         Learn about the dangers of current and,

ˇ         Understand what to do if someone is being electrically shocked

This online training is a self-paced 6 to 8-hour class and begins soon.

Northeast Community College is offering Fundamentals of Remote Sensing, an online training.

In this training you’ll learn about the interaction between light and plant tissue. Today, there are tools to help monitor crop health before an issue is visible to the human eye.  In this course, you’ll learn to use online and equipment mounted remote sensing solutions.  Tools covered include handheld, mounted equipment, and online satellite solutions.  This online training is a self-paced 6 to 8-hour class.
Learn more about these upcoming classes at or call 402-844-7000.




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