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* For sale:  Two concert tickets to Miranda Lambert at Brookings, SD.  7 p.m. show on Friday, March 3.  Pd. $140, but will take best offer.  Text 402-760-1897.

* For sale:  1999 Chevy Suburban 4 wheel dr., Tow package, Leather seats, 174,000 miles.  Asking $2750.  Call Greg at 402-760-1957.

* For sale: hamburger. $2.85 per lb. Call 402-382-8770.






* Help Wanted: Schumacher Brothers Fencing has opening on the fence crew in Ainsworth. Looking for hard working, dependable people for both part time and full time positions. Offering extremely competitive pay and a great work environment with top of the line equipment, modern techniques and experience which keeps the normal physical toll of fencing to a minimum.  Call Joe at 402-760-1489 for more details.

* 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: Swimming pool manager and assistant manager. The City of Ainsworth is now accepting applications for pool management for the 2017 season. Positions require a mature leader  as duties include  but are not limited to supervision of pool personnel; day to day management of pool, responsibility for state safety requirements, public relations and implementation of city policies for pool. Candidates must have life guard, first aide and CPR qualifications. The City is also accepting applications for life guard positions as well as part time seasonal help in the park, street and sanitation departments. Many of these positions make a perfect summer job for high school kids. Stop in at the City Office, 606 East 4th Street in Ainsworth to pick up your application. If you have questions call Lisa at 402-387-2494.




* Wednesday, March 1 is the Hall Ranch 36th Annual Bull Sale at 1 at the Bassett Livestock Auction. 85 registered 2 year Angus bulls will sell.  Pasture raised and ready to work for you. Complimentary meal will be served at noon. For more information go to and on facebook or call Les at 402-822-0155.

* Tuesday, March 14 will be the 14th annual Hay Country Angus Bull Sale at the Atkinson Livestock Market. Sale time is at 1 p.m. 35 top performing bulls, 27 long range fall bulls and 8 yearling bulls will sell. For more information call Jeff Meradith at 402-362-2471 or email


* Little Lambs Preschool will be holding an Open House and registration on Monday, Feburary 27 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. Come see the classroom, meet the teacher Mrs. Beel and sign your child up for the fall of 2017. If you sign up on Monday you can take advantage of early sign-up discounts! Little Lambs Preschool is located at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ainsworth. Make sure to check them out on Facebook – see what they’ve been up to this year! If you can’t make it on Monday call Mrs. Beel at 402-722-4449.

* Ainsworth Bargain Buyway Got Junk? Want to downsize? Ready to spring clean? Too many treasures?  Join the Bargain Buyway Fun!!! Ainsworth Has a SPOT for you on the Bargain Buyway coming up April 28 – 30. Have a garage sale. Host a food event.  Feature a business special. Share your wares. To reserve your spot in the bargain buyway guidebooks stop in at Needles and Pins to fill out a form or contact Cindy Buckles for more information, phone 402-760-0345. Please reserve your spot by March 1 so you can get in on the advertising.

* A Benefit dinner including silent and live auctions will be held Tuesday, March 7 for Miss Whittley Cumbow – daughter of Billy and Stephanie Cumbow.  Whittley is a 4 year old from Valentine that was recently diagnosed with a stage 3 Wilms tumor, a form of cancer in the kidney. A $20 steak and potato dinner will be held at the Bull Market, 50% of the proceeds will go to help the family with expenses. All proceeds from the silent auction and live auction will go directly to the family. Silent auction will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. the live auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. If you would be interested in donating any items to the auction please call Jordan Fletcher at 308-430-5113 or Alicia Harms at 402-322-1244 or send a message on Facebook. Items may also be dropped off at Advanced Pet Care, Peppermill or the Niobrara Council. Event is co-sponsored by the Valentine Lions Club.

* 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.  A larger washer/dryer is also available to occupants.  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.








* An 85th birthday card shower has been requested for Delmira Oatman, formerly of Ainsworth, who will celebrate her birthday March 7. Cards can reach Delmira on her 85th birthday at 321 Callie Drive No. 4, Broken Bow, NE 68822.


* 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

8 Week - Online Credit Classes


LIFETIME WELLNESS.  Designed to develop an understanding of the principles necessary for promoting lifetime wellness. Focus will be on a holistic approach to recognizing and evaluating oneself in order to improve one's own quality of life. Includes a study of critical issues which affect the individual, such as stress, nutrition, weight control, physical fitness, infectious and noninfectious diseases, alcohol and drug abuse, environmental health, and human sexuality. Online. Instr. Seil. 3cr. $328.50

March 13-May 10 (HYPER1550/17S) CRN#23843


MICROSOFT POWERPOINT.  This course will give you practical experience in operating the presentation graphics portion of the Microsoft Office suite. Online. Instr. Coen. 1 cr. $105.50

March 14-May 10 (OFFT1530/17S) CRN#23517


MICROSOFT OUTLOOK.  Outlook is a Microsoft mail application. You can use Outlook to send and receive email. You can also use Outlook as a personal organizer to schedule meetings, appointments, and tasks. Online. Instr. McDermott. 1 cr. $105.50

March 14-May 10 (OFFT1580/17S) CRN#20563


BUSINESS LAW II.  Study of negotiable instruments, business organizations including partnerships and corporations, and agencies. Prerequisite BSAD2700. Online. Instr. Beaudette. 3 cr. $328.50

March 14-May 10 (BSAD2710/17S) CRN#20171


WEB PAGE.  The Web Page Development course is intended to show you what the basic HTML code is behind a web page and how to use HTML to construct a site. Topics covered include finding and using images, linking pages, making tables, frames, JavaScript, navigation, backgrounds, and design elements of a website. Online. Instr. Christian. 1 cr. $105.50

March 14-May 10 (INFO1710/17S) CRN#20201


INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.  An overview of early childhood education, history, trends and the philosophies of various programs, diversity, inclusion, licensing standards, current legislation, professionalism, and advocacy are examined. Online. Instr. Thomas. 3 cr. $328.50

March 14-May 10 (ECED1150/17S) CRN#20576


March and April Non-Credit Classes


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

April 20-May 11 (SPAN5100/17S) CRN#70408

CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH II. This is a follow-up course to Conversational Spanish I; you may enjoy this class if you have had some previous exposure to the Spanish language. Designed to help the novice develop basic vocabulary and good pronunciation skills. This course focuses on sentence structure, 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


April 17-May 8 (SPAN5100/17S) CRN#70407

CROCHET. Learn the stitches, tools and techniques you need to get started with crochet. Learn a basic chain stitch and demonstrations on single, double and half-double crochet and the slip stitch. You will be making a scarf. Supply fee includes a skein of yarn and crochet hook. Mon., 5:30-7 pm at In Stitches. Instr. Appleman. $40

March 13-May 20 (HOEC5130/17S) CRN#70405

THREAD PAINTING. Thread painting is a technique that can help you achieve realistic effects on art quilts and portrait quilts. As you would expect from its name, thread painting by machine is just like "painting" on a canvas, except fabric is the canvas and colored embroidery threads are the paints. You must have sewing knowledge and experience. You must bring a pair of paper scissors, fabric scissors, and four empty bobbins. Supply fee covers a yard of fabric, stabilizer, plus four spools of thread. Sat., 9 am-12 pm at In Stitches. Instr. Appleman. $55

March 18 (HOEC5135/17S) CRN#70406

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