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* Now Hiring: Cast Iron Bar and Grille – fun, fast paced and at the top of their game are looking to fill BOTH full time and part time servers and cooks who will help keep it that way! IF you are a good, honest person who is a team player and enjoys working with people, making them happy and being surrounded by delicious food in a fun work environment, Cast Iron Bar and Grille wants YOU. Competitive pay is offered, plus great tips and with flexible scheduling, part time positions are perfect for high school students too. If you think you’re a good fit, apply in person today at Cast Iron Bar and Grill, 806 East Hwy. 20, Stuart. Must be 16 and older to apply.
* Help Wanted: Hallock Construction is looking to fill full time, year round positions. Looking for reliable help, construction experience preferred but if you’re someone who has great work ethic, is willing to learn and ready to log some hours, on the job training can be provided. A competitive wage is offered. For more information or to apply call or text Scott Hallock at 760-1391.
* Help Wanted: Schumacher Brothers Fencing is looking to fill full time
positions right here in the area. Starting immediately. Great pay. $18 –
$20 per hour based on experience. Overtime is time and half and not
restricted. Plus you get to work with top of the line, high tech
equipment, so gone are the days of tamping posts and stapling all day. If you have great work ethic and you’re ready to roll up your
sleeves…Schumacher Brothers Fencing wants you. Full time. Starting now. To apply or to learn more call or text Dan Schumacher at 760-0836 or Dori Haskell at 308-224-7647.
* Help Wanted: If you are looking for a job where you can make a difference, Pride Grain is the place for you! Pride Grain is currently looking for a full time office assistant starting immediately and running through harvest. This position has the potential to become permanent. Pride Grain is also looking for a feed delivery driver and grain hauler. Benefits include a Health Savings Plan, 401K and Pre tax spending plan. If you want to be a team member serving the grain marketing and feed needs of area producers, contact Pride Grain today. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 273-4468 Text: 760-1278 or just stop in a mile east of Long Pine
* Help Wanted: The Rock County Long Term Care is now accepting applications for a Director of Nursing. A team player who can lead their nursing team and continue the quality of care they are known for. If you want to work with a close-knit staff where you are treated like family and have the dignity and care of their residents as a #1 priority, their 30 bed nursing facility/skilled nursing facility may be the perfect fit for you. Check out www.rockcountyhospital.com for more information and to complete and submit your online application OR call Administrator Stacey Knox for more information at 684-3366. Come see what it’s like to be a part of a legacy of caring.
* Help Wanted: Buckles Automotive Napa in Ainsworth is looking to add a full time parts counter person. Must be a customer oriented, self motivated, team player who thrives in a fast paced environment. Mechanical experience very helpful. Stop in to pick up your application on Main Street in Ainsworth, or if you have questions, Dave Sherman would love to visit with you, just call 387-1171.
* Help Wanted: Nebraska Department of Transportation has an exceptional opportunity for an entry level Highway Construction Technician 1 to join their team in Ainsworth. Experience preferred but not necessary, they are willing to train the right person to conduct on-site construction inspection and survey for transportation projects. At the NDOT they reward their employees’ hard work with a friendly and supportive work environment that encourages creativity and innovation. They provide training and career development, advancement opportunities, ample paid time off, work-life balance and a comprehensive benefits package that includes a matching retirement contribution. Contact the District Office at 387-2471 for more information. Apply at www.statejobs.nebraska.gov
* Help Wanted: Part time dining room assistant/cook position is now
available at Cottonwood Villa. You will be responsible for providing great food and efficient and courteous service to their wonderful residents. 12 – 24 hours per week average, great wage, daytime hours are available. If you are looking for a part time position making a positive difference in the lives of others – come join the compassionate team members at Cottonwood Villa, it’s rewarding to be a part of a facility that is all about enhancing the lives of their residents. To apply or for more information call Ann Fiala at 387-1000.
* Help Wanted: Beck’s Well and Irrigation is looking for an individual to join their team. Experience in the industry is not needed as they would be willing to train the right candidate. Position is for a general laborer, a CDL is NOT required. Position offers competitive pay and benefits that include simple IRA plan, compensated Health Insurance along with paid vacation and sick leave. You can apply by emailing Help Wanted: Beck’s Well and Irrigation is looking for an individual to join their team. Experience in the industry is not needed as they would be willing to train the right candidate. Position is for a general laborer, a CDL is NOT required. Position offers competitive pay and benefits that include simple IRA plan, compensated Health Insurance along with paid vacation and sick leave. You can apply by emailing email@example.com or stop out at Beck’s Well and Irrigation located 3 miles West of Ainsworth or call 387-2052.
* AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE: When Mother Nature cranks up the heat – don’t sweat it! Call on Heart City Plumbing and Heating. Andrew, James and their crew will provide fast, friendly service at a fair price and they’re working right here in the area! When you call you get to talk to a real live person and they offer convenient scheduling. They actually bend over backwards to accommodate your busy schedule because they’re a locally owned, service based company. Their goal is your satisfaction – and they earn it through exemplary job performance from start to finish. Get the job done right with Heart City Plumbing and Heating for ALL of your plumbing and heating needs, phone 376-3700.
* For Sale: A three-bedroom, 1-1/2 bath home with an unfinished basement located in a nice neighborhood on North Maple Street. To schedule a time to view, call Graig at 387-1400.
* Bassett Housing Authority – safe, affordable housing for qualifying individuals. Income guideline apply – rent is 30% of gross income. Background screening is required and must be approved prior to admittance. One, two and three bedroom units come equipped with range and refrigerator, and are within walking distance of downtown Bassett. Utilities included are water, sewer, garbage, gas and electricity. Call 684-3329 for more information. If no answer, please leave a message. There is no charge to file an application. If no units are available at time of application, names are included on a waiting list and individuals will be called upon availability.
* Pink Ladies “FORE” all! There’s still time to get in on the Pink Ladies Dart League Fundraiser 4 person Fun Golf Scramble Tournament – it’s coming up Saturday, August 7, start time at 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be available. Just $140 per team to enter. 18 hole scramble. 9 regular scamble, 9 fun challenges. There will be pin prizes, an opportunity hole, mulligans and memories! Make sure to sport that pink because there will be a prize for the best dressed pink team. Don’t miss out on a Saturday full of fun with
the Pink Ladies! To get registered call Calista Wilson at 382-8212 or The Ainsworth Municipal Golf Course at 387-1658. No one fights alone!
* Sunday, August 8 – 4 Person Scramble, Bassett Country Club
The Bassett Country Club invites you to a 4 person scramble coming up Sunday, August 8. 4 person – that’s men, women or mixed, so get your 4 person team together and get ready to tee off Sunday morning, August 8. 18 holes with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fee is just $160.00 per team, that includes your lunch. Call the Bassett Country Club today to get your team signed up and to reserve your cart, phone 684-3449. Don’t miss a great day of golf 18 holes of fun in the sun at the 4 person scramble at the Bassett Country Club.
* Garage Sale on Thursday, August 5 from 7 a.m. –until 4 p.m. and on Friday, August 6 from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 654 Sunrise Circle in Bassett. 300 cook books, quilting material, art supplies and paint, Christmas decorations, furniture, silly notions, Tupperware, kitchen dishes, women’s clothing and much much more – something for everyone. While you’re in town for the Rock
County Fair, make sure to swing by this ‘something for everyone’ garage sale going on at 654 Sunrise Circle.
* Multi Family Garage Sale this Saturday, August 7th from 8 am – 3 p.m. at the Ainsworth American Legion Hall. Something for everyone so come check it out – it’s a Multi Family Garage Sale from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 7 at the Legion Hall.
* Crazy Days, downtown Valentine is this Saturday! Not only will you find crazy bargains on storefront sidewalks – many participating merchants have crazy in store specials too! Back by popular demand! The Chamber is doing their “shopping spree on us” promotion! That’s right. Drawings for up to $250.00! Pick up shopping tab. write your name on the back of the receipt and you could earn back what you spent. So many businesses have jumped on this year’s chance to get crazy – while you’re in town make sure to stop at Young’s Western Wear, The Klothesline- in the Nails by Becky building and Nelsen Furniture. With crazy bargains like these PLUS the chance to win some money back – it’s a no brainer! Make the trip and shop Crazy Days in Valentine this Saturday.
* Saturday, August 14 – Cherry County 4-H & FFA Livestock Sale will be held live and online at the Cherry County Fairgrounds. Approximately 30 beef, 35 hogs, 5 lambs and 2 goats will sell. Bid in person or online. If online, register to look/bid at: www.stockshowauctions.com/buyer . View livestock from Thursday, August 12 until the live sale August 14. Multiple
Buyers are welcome. Add on donation option online for 48 hours after sale.
* Reminder for members of St. Pius X Parish. If you have not signed up for Directory Pictures, August 3,4,5 call Father Mike at 387-1275, there may be some times left!
* Stan and Deb Weidner and family are deeply saddened by the unexpected passing of Chad Stec who has been a big part of their store and family lives for many years and will certainly be missed. Stan will continue to do service work on Appliances, plumbing, sewer and drain, heating/air, etc. You can still call Leon’s Hardware at 684-3851, if Stan’s not in, calls will be forwarded to cell phone or answering machine. Messages will be checked regularly and your call returned as soon as possible. Thank you
for your understanding, your business is appreciated at Leon’s Hardware on Clark Street in Bassett. Due to a previously scheduled commitment, Leon’s Hardware will be closed August 9 through the 11.
* Space Jam – a new legacy, rated PG is this weekend’s feature flick at the Ainsworth Grand Theater. A powered up roster of professional basketball stars as you’ve never seen them before. Its Toons versus Goons that will shine a light on the power of being yourself. Don’t miss this entertaining all ages movie with solid animation, a positive message for kids, and fun cameos for older viewers showing this Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m.
and on Sunday at 4 in the afternoon at the Ainsworth Grand Theater on Main Street.
* GET YOUR TICKETS! Multi Award winning American Country Music Artist Wynonna Judd will be performing live in concert at the Rosebud Casino on Thursday, August 12 at 8 p.m. ALL AGES ARE WELCOME. Tickets are just $50 each. Get yours today before they’re gone! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wynonna-judd-live-at-the-rosebud-casino-tickets-163916910893?aff=kbrb
* Thunder over cherry county. Pure flying fun – and the Best Show of the Summer! Saturday, August 14 has been reserved exclusively for a day of fun at the Valentine Municipal Airport. It’s the 7th Annual Cherry County Fly In. All ages will love witnessing the Flour Drop competition, landing competition and best in show airplane will be awarded – prizes awarded to competition winners. This year they’re excited to welcome 2 Pitts Performers… Brian Correll and Bob Richards bring their extreme
acrobatic routines to Cherry County. Awesome performances with nostalgic biplane style. Lunch will be available on the grounds donated by Abbott Cattle Company – so fly, walk, drive or even crawl in, bring along a chair or sit in bleachers. If you have any questions call AJ at 308-458-9670.
* Now taking entries: Ranch Rodeo Teams AND Wild Horse Racing Teams wanted for the upcoming Cherry County Fair in Valentine. The Ranch Rodeo will be held on August 15. So get your 4 person team together, get entered and put your working ranch skills to the ultimate test. There’s $1,000 in added money up for grabs. Entries are $400 and is limited to the first 20 teams. Wild Horse Races will be held Friday night and Saturday night, August 13 & 14 – 3 man teams, buckles go to the winning team each night. Enter once or enter up for BOTH nights. $150 per team. Call or text Clinton Assarsson today to get your Ranch Rodeo Team OR Wild Horse Racing team signed up, phone 322-1316 and save the date for the Cherry County Fair coming up August 11 – 15.
* Due to the decrease of COVID-19 in the area, Sandhills Care Center is now offering family visits with some guidelines. If you have a family member at Sandhills Care Center, please contact the facility to get the guidelines and set up a visit with your loved one.
This could change if the area COVID-19 rate goes back up, any resident or staff member tests positive, or there are changes in CMS guidelines.
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NURSE AIDE. This course is designed to meet the Nebraska Health and Human Services System training requirements for nurse aide certification and employment in long-term care facilities. This course combines classroom lecture and laboratory application for the development of basic skills needed to provide safe, effective, and caring services to the elderly or chronically ill patient of any age, in a long-term care facility. Upon completion of this course, you are eligible to take the state written and practical skills exam. After successfully passing this examination and completing the application procedure, your name will be placed on the basic nurse aide registry at the Nebraska Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure, Credentialing Division. The book is located in the campus bookstore, 402-844-7140. CLASS CANNOT BE REGISTERED ONLINE. An additional $45 fee will be required if student choose to register to take the Certified Nursing Assistant exam at the end of the course. This $45 fee will be required at the time of the non-credit exam registration. Financial assistance is available through the Community College GAP Assistance Program for students meeting income guidelines. For more information, call 402-844-7245. Class meets Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., 4:30-10pm, Sun., 11am-7pm. No class Memorial weekend Fri.-Mon. Instr. Bussinger. 3 cr. $375+$85.60 for textbooks
May 24-June 13 (NURA1110/21SU) CRN 30848
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PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTNG I. This course is designed to provide introductory knowledge of accounting principles, concepts, and practices. Included topics are the balance sheet, the income statement, the statement of owner’s equity, the statement of cash flows, worksheets, journals, ledgers, accruals, adjusting and closing entries, internal controls, inventories, fixed and intangible assets, liabilities, equity, and financial statement analysis. This course provides a foundation for more advanced work in the fields of accounting and business. Online. Instr. Barritt. 3 cr. $375
May 24-July 2 (ACCT1200/21SU) CRN 30001
FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT. Basic course in economic principles and business management concepts which are involved in the decision-making process when organizing and operating a farming-ranching operation. Includes production economics, record keeping systems, financial budgets and analysis, crop and livestock enterprise analysis, depreciation, farm business organizations, and farm investment analysis. Online. Instr. Keller 4 cr. $500
May 24-July 2 (AGRI2015/21SU) CRN 30734
GENERAL BIOLOGY. This course covers fundamental processes of cells and organisms, cell structure genetics, evolution, classification, diversity, and interaction of organisms at the molecular, cellular, organismic, ecosystems, and biosphere level. It is designed as both a course for non-majors and as a foundation course for those planning additional work in biology. Requires a lab, must register for CRN 30482. Online. Instr. Reese. 4 cr. $500
June 7-July 2 (BIOS1010/21SU) CRN 30481/30482
PERSONAL FINANCE. This course will cover the basic principles needed for effective personal financial management, including the practical applications of money management, budgeting, taxes, credit, insurance, housing, investments, and retirement planning. Online. Instr. Shaffer. 3cr. $375
June 7-July 2 (BSAD1040/21SU) CRN 30004
INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION. An overview of education in the United States viewed in terms of history, philosophy, finance and governance. Encourages critical thought regarding the role of education in our ever-changing diverse society, the role of the teacher, and educational practices in schools. The course is designed to help students explore education as a prospective career. Online. Instr. O’Boyle. 3 cr. $375
June 7-July 2 (EDUC1110/21SU) CRN 30148
ENGLISH COMPOSITION I. English Composition I offers instructional practice in the techniques of effective writing. The process of planning, writing, revising, and editing essays for particular audiences and purposes and research-related skills are also emphasized. Online. IMANAGEMENT. Course designed to combine theory with practical applications necessary to manage stress and promote wellness. Topics include but are not limited to, communicating, thinking, feeling, playing and working, self-responsibility, breathing, sensing, eating, moving, and finding meaning. Online. Instr. Mundil. 3cr. $375
June 7-July 2 (HPER2300/21SU) CRN 30363
AMERICAN HISTORY II. A survey of American history from the end of the Civil War era to the present. Emphasis is on the political, economic, cultural, social, and technological issues that arise in America’s development as a global power. Online. Instr. McManigal. 3 cr. $375
May 24 – July 2 (HIST2020/21SU) CRN 3017