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* Help Wanted: Ainsworth Community School is accepting applications for a Full Time Custodian. This is a career opportunity for a self motivated, organized person. Will work evenings and some weekend hours during the school year and daytime hours during the summer. Competitive salary and benefit package including health insurance and retirement benefits. Part time/on call custodial positions are also available. Applications can be completed online at or they can be picked up at the District office on 3rd Street. The positions are open until filled.

* The Nebraska Department of Transportation is currently accepting applications for a Construction Tech II position in Ainsworth.  For a full job description, and to apply, visit State applications are required and will be accepted online until Tuesday, July 3. For more information about the opening, call 402-387-2471. The Nebraska Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity and Veterans’ Preference Employer.




* For Sale: 10 drawer rollaway tool box with complete set of tools. Was purchased in 2016 so it’s in very good condition. Would be perfect for a student going into auto tech at college or for anyone that loves to wrench on cars! For more information call 760-2138.


* 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 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.

* KBRB will have office space available for rent beginning July 1. For more information or to set up a time to view the available rental space, call 402-387-1400.




* Garage Sale: This Friday, June 22 from 3 until 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 23 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at The Weiss Residence, 758 West 2nd Place (tan barn house west edge of town). Desk, tv stand, vanity/mirror and chair from Sandhills Sage and also 2 decorative chairs and foot stool from Sandhills Sage, end table, Kate Spade bag, clothes: small – large including brands Miss Me, Victoria Secret – Pink.  Also pyrex dishes, decorations and much more!

* Multi Family Garage Sale this Friday, June 22 from 2 until 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 23 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Connection on Main Street in Ainsworth. Women’s clothes L – XXL; Men’s clothes,  L – XXL; canning jars, silverware, dishes and other kitchenware including Pampered Chef items! Picture frames, Husker items and clothes, humidifier, heated dog dishes, flower pots, new Max work boots, antique glassware, vintage dishes and glasses; board games, hats, rugs, quilting magazines and supplies, stamps, jewelry, bedding, lamps, shoes, Christmas items, music books and much more! Come check out all the treasures! Don’t miss this Multi-Family Sale this Friday and Saturday at the Connection. Stolcpart, Gerdes, Carr and Rau.


* Driver's Education Class: Ainsworth Community Schools is hosting a drivers education course to be held in room 208 on July 30 – August 3 from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and August 6 from 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. If you are interested in this class, please call the UNK Safety Center at 308-865-8256.

* Gear up for Life’s Big Game! The Ainsworth United Methodist Church invites all kids age 4 – 4th grade to come get their game on! Join God’s team – train hard, celebrate salvation, and encourage one another. Come get in the spirit with Vacation Bible School June 18 through the 22 from 6 until 8:30 p.m. every evening. Supper will be served at 6 p.m. each night for the kids attending and their folks. Gear Up. Get Ready. Game on!

* Embracing the Arts with dazzling displays & extending hours for Expo!  There’s no better time than the Sandhills Ranch Expo to come explore the Old Feed Store Art Center in Bassett where they are featuring 3 local Sandhills Artists on display: Ki Slaymaker of Atkinson; Chana Orton from the Rock/Keya Paha County area and Loranda Buoy of Long Pine. Plus you can see youth entries on display from the Nebraska Sandhills Youth Photo Contest – amazing photos taken by our area youth all in categories of Farm and Ranch, Wildlife and pets! This Wednesday they will be open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. with featured artist Loranda Buoy on site! Thursday open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. with featured artist Chana Orton so don’t let this opportunity pass you by.  Come visit downtown Bassett and check out the Old Feed Store Art Center, 104 Clark Street in Bassett.

* Be head to toe sexy this summer – the tops, the skirts, the shoes, all the accessories and so much more! We’ve got the summer look you’ve been wanting and there’s no better time than The Sandhills Ranch Expo to come and get it! Awesome new trend setting summer items are IN, and any inventory with sleeves, Clearance priced! You’ll be sitting pretty when you come shop JDeans Gallery the chosen boutique for the hottest new looks for summer. JDeans Gallery Curbside will be at the Sandhills Ranch Expo both Wednesday and Thursday easy to find – just to the west of the main entrance.

* Key’s Canning and Crafts will be at the Ranch Expo in Bassett at the Craft Fair over at the High School. Hours are 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Wednesday and 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Thursday. For sale will be over 60 varieties of homemade jams and jellies including sandcherry, chokecherry, Mountain Dew, Carrot cake jam and more jalapeno choices. Lately Anita’s been making varieties using rhubarb with blueberry, strawberry and one that tastes like rhubarb pie. She will also have homemade denim hotpads, including some new western prints, ruffled scarves and seersucker or flannel baby receiving blankets as well as sleeveless kimonos. First come, best selection! See you at the Expo.

* The Ainsworth Golf Course hosts a one-person, use-it-or-lose-it scramble at 10 a.m. this Sunday, June 24. In this format, players are allowed to hit two drives and take the better of the two shots. After the drive, players get the option of hitting a second shot each time. However, if the golfer chooses to hit the second shot, the first shot can no longer be used. The golf course is in beautiful condition, so come on out and experience this fun format. You don’t even have to track down a partner, just make your way to the use-it-or-lose-it scramble. And don’t forget next Sunday is the annual Ainsworth Alumni 4 person scramble.

* Ranch Bronc Riders wanted! The Stuart Rodeo is looking to add Ranch Bronc Riding to the already exciting edge of your seat rodeo action coming up June 29 and 30.  Just $50 entry fee with 100% payback, winner takes all! Limit 4 entries each night and riders CAN enter both nights. To get entered or to get more information, just call Mike Weichman at 308-325-7484. Ranch Bronc Riding is brought to you by the Verdigre Livestock Auction. Start making plans now to attend Stuart’s Big NSRA/Mid States and Open Rodeo on June 29 and 30.

* Free lunch for kids! The Summer Food Program at the Ainsworth Community Schools Lunchroom is serving lunch from 11:45 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Monday thru Friday through the month of June. All children ages 1 – 18 eat FREE. Cost for adults is only $4, which includes the unlimited fruit and vegetable bar.  No reservations needed, just come have lunch at the Ainsworth Community Schools. The daily menu can be heard each morning on KBRB radio or found on the Ainsworth Community Schools Website.

* Reconnect with your classmates and share some of your AHS Memories. Get your tickets today for the Ainsworth Alumni Banquet – it will be here before we know it. The Banquet will be held Saturday night, June 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lila McAndrew Gymnasium, a delicious roast beef dinner prepared by the Ainsworth Lion’s Club will be served. Tickets are just $25 and are available at KBRB Radio Station OR by sending a self addressed stamped envelope with pmt. prior to June 22nd to the Ainsworth Alumni Association, PO Box 144.  Get connected with your fellow bulldogs – don’t miss this year’s Ainsworth Alumni Banquet.

* 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 Facebook page and stay tuned for new and exciting happenings.

* 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 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!







* Matt and Jen Lentz of Ainsworth are the parents of a daughter, Olive Marielle Lentz, born June 6. Olive weighed in at 6 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. She is welcomed home by brother Graham, and sisters Stella and Iris. Grandparents and Dan and Alane Lentz of Ainsworth, and Mike Maria Curlo of Ashton. Great-grandparents are LaVonne Lippold of Ainsworth, Alozy and Darlene Spotanski of Loup City, and Jim and Jeanie Curlo of Ashton.




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