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* Help Wanted: Brown County Hospital is seeking to hire a full time
administrative assistant. Duties include performing a wide range of
administrative and office support activities for the administration
department to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization. If
you are interested in an opportunity to join a dynamic visionary team
dedicated to service excellence and continuous quality improvement you may be a candidate for this position. Self-motivation and attention to detail, accuracy, critical thinking and prioritization skills are a must. For further information contact Lisa Fischer, Human Resources. Emil The Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, Quality in Community Healthcare.

* Do you enjoy trucking but you want to be home in the evenings? Are you interested in a part time position that offers great pay? NOW is the time to join GJW, llc as a Transfer Driver. A CDL is recommended but NOT required. This position is local hauling only, focusing on the safe transport of animals from site to site. If you’re a hard worker, reliable and dedicated, come be a Transfer Driver for a locally owned, progressive and expanding company, call 382-3333 or stop by the GJW office at 300 North Main Street in Ainsworth. GJW, llc – improving people, pigs and producers.

* Help Wanted: By focusing on the things in life that matter most, Sandhills Care Center employees are empowered to provide a level of care that is almost unheard of in today’s work environment. If you have the passion, they have the position! New wage scale offers very competitive pay, insurance benefits are now available for full time employees and flexible work schedules. All this in addition to being a part of a mission driven team that serves for the right reasons. It’s easy to apply, call Administrator Penny Jacobs at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth, where they’re proud to put people first. Phone 387-1294.

* Do you enjoy trucking but you want to be home in the evenings? At Ainsworth Feed Processing, we are now hiring full time and part time feed truck drivers. If you have a Class A CDL…Justin, Scott and the team will take the time to train you right. Flexible work schedules, competitive pay, exceptional benefits for full time employees including retirement plan, paid leave and health insurance benefits. If you’re a hard worker, reliable and dedicated call 382-3333 or stop by the GJW office at 300 North Main Street in Ainsworth today for your application and come work for this progressive and expanding company. GJW, LLC – improving people, pigs and producers.

* Help Wanted: North Central Insurance Agency is looking for individuals to join their team must have excellent communication and time management skills to help to service existing clientele and to help the company grow. Individual would be the primary contact for current clients and potential customers who have questions or concerns about their insurance policies offered by their company. Other duties may include processing audits and quotes. Experience in bookkeeping and customer services preferred. Compensation depending upon education and experience. Interested parties should supply resume or make inquiries to Mike at

* 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: 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.




* Electric/HVAC. Depend on the Pro’s! When it comes to customer satisfaction and fair prices on electrical AND Heating, Ventilation and air conditioning work, call on Pro Electric & HVAC of Ainsworth. Your full service electrical contractor Trent Kinney and HVAC tech, Blake Schipporeit, are licensed, insured and stand ready to efficiently come work for you in Ainsworth and the surrounding area. For your commercial, residential and ag electrical and HVAC needs – go with a team of pro’s. Pro Electric & HVAC. Call Trent at 382-5535 or Blake at 960-9401.

* Do you have equipment to sell? Call the name you can trust – BigIron. With BigIron you’ll receive full service from start to finish with our proven selling system. Your equipment is featured worldwide, and with our unreserved auctions, every item sells to the highest bidder. No buyer’s fee means more money in your pocket, and no more worrying about payment collection – bigIron takes care of it all. For more information, call Logan Leonard at 925-8184.



* 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.





* Saturday, December 4 – Fahrenholz Estate Auction – 87107 Maple Street, O’Neill, located off Pioneer Road. Sale time is at 10 a.m. Tractors and Equipment, vehicles, boat, trailers, lots of shop items including generator, Guns – Harrington and Richardson Pardner Pump shotgun, single shot shotgun, .22 caliber semi-auto rifle, buildings to be moved include 10×16’ insulated chicken coop on runners and an 8×12’ barn style small garden shed, lots of FUN miscellaneous items like water ski’s, swing set, radio control airplane, 7’ wide gas airplane, come expecting many more
surprises. Randy Fahrenholz Estate and Family, Sellers. Check out the sale bill by going to M&M Auctions of O’Neill in Charge, Matt McKay, Auctioneer.
* The area’s premier auction company, Holtgrew Auction and Appraisal presents the Stella Thompson Estate Auction this Saturday, December 4. Sale location: a mile west of Newport to 457th Avenue and Hwy. 20, south on Black Top 3&3/4 miles on the west side of the road. Sale time is at 10 a.m., two rings may run so you’ll want to be on time! Antique, household and toys to sell at noon. Lunch available on the grounds. Tractors, Hay, livestock and shop equipment, pickups, 4 wheelers, riding mowers, a ’91
Featherlight gooseneck trailer, tools PLUS antiques, household and toys. Very well cared for offering – load out available for 1 week. Check out for the sale bill and lots of pictures too, Ron Holtgrew, Auctioneer.
* Saturday, December 4, is the annual production sale at the Lonesome River Ranch LLC near Anselmo, starting at 1p.m. Selling will be 100 bulls including 2-year-olds, fall yearlings, and coming yearlings.  Sires include Baldridge Flagstone, Bar R Jet Black, EB Plus One and more.  To check out this year’s offering go to or call Jeff at 308-870-0265. You can also follow them on Facebook.  This sale will also be broadcast live at
* Monday, December 6 is the TK Angus Bull & Female sale, 11 a.m. at the ranch near Valentine.  Selling will be 226 Bulls, the dispersal of Registered Spring calving herd plus 83 head of Commercial Bred Heifers. To get more information go to, find TK Angus on Facebook or call Tim 308-360-1601.  The sale will be broadcast online at
* Gift gorgeously! Spread the magic, share the beauty and Prepare to CRUSH your gift list with JDeans Gallery Curbside tonight from 5 until 8 p.m. on Main Street, the south side of 1st Class. Shop truck full of brand new holiday arrivals. TONS of new CC Caps and gloves for adults and kids alike. SO MANY new stocking stuffers like roll on perfume and lip balms. Hot holiday apparel, glitzy accessories and flirty fragrances, gorgeous gifts from
JDeans will have you checking every lucky lady off your list in no time. You’re sure to conquer the holidays in prime style, shop JDeans Curbside TONIGHT 5 until 8 p.m., 358 North Main, Ainsworth.
* O’Neill is giving Friday Night Lights a whole new meaning! CHRISTMAS LIGHTS. O’Neill’s Hometown Christmas Celebration is this Friday night, December 3, downtown O’Neill. Don’t miss this Fun Filled Family Event with fun activities from 4 –until 6:30 p.m. – hayrack rides included! In the Handlebend Building there’s a soup supper, cookie decorating, Santa Claus AND even a Hot Chocolate Stand. THEN at 7:00 they’re set to light up the night with the lighted Christmas Parade! Lighting of the community Christmas Tree at the end of the Parade. This Friday in O’Neill promises to create family – friendly fun filled memories so step on in to the Holiday season, the O’Neill Business Boosters welcomes one and all.
* Valentine’s Winterfest Craft and Gift Show is coming up this Saturday, December 4 from 9  a.m. until  4 p.m. in the 4 H Building at the Cherry County Fairgrounds. Bake Sale and Concessions for Scholarships by Valentine P.E.O. Book fair and MANY vendors.

* Unwrap Stunning Possibilities and SAVE!!!! The Bushel Basket Liquidation Sale starts THIS SATURDAY, Dec. 4 they’ll be open from Noon until  4 p.m. That’s 4 BIG HOURS for you to take 40 – 60% off STOREWIDE, that’s worth the trip from ANYWHERE. Lots of Christmas decorations, toys, home décor and much much more – EVERYTHINGS GOTTA GO so get to it, this Saturday Noon until 4 p.m. at the Bushel Basket on Main Street in Stuart.

* The Bassett Arts Council is excited to welcome you to the Jane Keller Memorial Art Show at 123 South Clark Street in Bassett! Open entries today, December 2 from 5 until 7 pm. The Art Show will be closed on Friday, December 3 for Judging THEN Open to the Public for viewing on Saturday, December 4 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Sunday, December 5 from noon until 7p.m. Perfect timing in conjunction with Bassett’s Parade of Lights. The Wooden Waving American Flag Raffle is going on , the winner will be announced just before the Parade of Lights so if you haven’t purchased your raffle tickets, make sure to do so either at the art show or through any Bassett Arts Council Member. If you want to learn more check out the Bassett Arts Council Facebook page.
Tag: The Bassett Arts Council is supported by: The Nebraska Arts Council, Nebraska Cultural Endowment, Nebraska Humanities, local businesses, benefactors and supporters.

* Susie’s Christmas Wish Toy Drive is coming up December 4 at the Viaero parking lot from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This year they are asking not only for toys, but we could really use more younger/older adults gifts like ear-buds, cologne/perfume, young adult books, clothing, bedding sets, coats and sports related items are just some ideas! Now, more than ever, local families need our help. Thank you for supporting Susie’s Christmas Wish. If you have any questions call or text Mandy Evans by at 382-0182 or
Amber Happold at 760-3877 or message them on facebook.
* Bassett’s Hometown Holiday Craft and Vendor Show – a GIANT shopping event coming up this Sunday from noon to 5 p.m., in the Grade School Gym. Perfect timing too – held in conjunction with Bassett’s Festival of Lights Celebration. So come shop ‘the stuff’ Christmas dreams are made of – whether your decking the halls, the walls, your table top, your wardrobe, indoors, outdoors or under the tree. Over 25 vendors are bringing their best from baked goods and crafts to books, home and holiday décor, to
makeup, jewelry, clothing, nails, skin care, well being and so much more. Classic holiday fave’s, unique one of a kind finds, 1 great shopping location this Sunday in Bassett!

* Twinkling lights, a festive parade and special events…Come celebrate the kickoff to the Christmas Season. This Sunday is Bassett’s Festival of Lights. The Parade route downtown is the stage for Bassett’s brightest Holiday Tradition – the parade culminates with the lighting of Memory Lane Park and Christmas Caroling too. Schedule for the Day: Bassett’s Hometown
Holiday Vendor Fair at the Grade School Gym from Noon until 5 p.m. Santa will be at Corkledings Fitness from 3 until 5 p.m., Games and crafts for kids at the Old Feed Store Art Center from 3 until 5 p.m., Parade line up at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Grade School . Parade  starts at 6 p.m. Free Will donation Pancake Feed hosted by the Boy Scouts at the Firehall from 5 until 7:30 p.m

* The Ainsworth Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Santa this Sunday from 1 –until 3 p.m. Santa, his sleigh and reindeer will be just north of the Grand Theater. Kids Make sure to put your letters to Santa in the red mailbox. Photo’s of Santa will be downloaded to the Chamber of Commerce Facebook page. Don’t
miss this great opportunity to come see Santa on Sunday in Ainsworth at the mini park.

* Soups on! Ainsworth’s Church of the Nazarene 11th Annual Soup Supper Fundraiser will be held this Sunday from 4 until 7 p.m. in the Nazarene Church Fellowship Hall. So come and enjoy a hot bowl of soup before attending the Community Christmas Pageant. The Soup Supper is by free will donation – proceeds will be going towards a new prosthetic for Terri Thayer! Everyone
is welcome to attend. The Soup’s on this Sunday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Nazarene Church Fellowship Hall.

*For most the holidays are a joyous time spent with family and friends. Unfortunately many seniors, right here in our area, spend this time isolated and alone. JDean’s Gallery along with Buckles Automotive Napa and 1st Class Auto have joined forces in an effort to spread cheer to lonely and financially challenged seniors in our area during the holiday season…Secret Santa’s for Seniors! An opportunity for interested community members to give a senior a special holiday gift to show them they are a loved and vital member of our community. Wrapped or unwrapped gift
donations can be dropped off at 1st Class or Napa. If wrapped, please label with what’s inside. If you know of an area senior that would benefit from Secret Santa’s for Seniors please call or text Christina Buckles at 760-0765. ANY gift can brighten the life of a senior, but if you need ideas check out the guide at . Donations will be taken through December 22.

* Save the date and start planning parade entries now! Sunday, December 5 is Bassett’s Festival of Lights. The parade route downtown is the stage for Bassett’s brightest holiday tradition. Anyone can be in the parade. Bring your lit up Christmas decorated float, car, tractor, horse, dog – WHATEVER! There is no entry fee PLUS each entry will receive Bassett Bucks. You don’t have to have entry forms in early – just show up! Parade lineup will be at 530 on the south side of the Rock County Library. Parade will start at 6 p.m. Bassett’s Hometown Holiday Vendor Fair will be going on at the elementary school that day from 12 until 5 p.m., with over 25 vendors! Start making plans now to Come Kick off this Christmas Season with Bassett’s Festival of Lights Parade.
* It’s time to make the holiday’s sparkle for kids and teens in need.
Susie’s Christmas Wish invites Brown County Parents and/or Guardians to come and pick gifts Dec. 6, 7, 8 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the Fire Hall Meeting Room. Shopping will be open to Rock and Keya Paha County parents/guardians on Wednesday. You get to hand pick your child’s Christmas gift to ensure a Happy Christmas morning. With the amazing outpouring of help from so many people and area organizations Santa’s Workshop has got nothing on the Ainsworth Fire Hall Meeting Room. So come
shop! Susies Christmas Wish is here to help. Thank you for your support. If you have any questions please call Mandy Evans and leave a message at 382-0182, or Amber Happold at 760-3877 or feel free to text.

* Secret Santa’s for Seniors Gift Guide (drop off items at First Class Auto):
Games and Fun
Jig-saw puzzles
Board games
Puzzle books
Large-print Books
Adult Color Books
Audio Books with a CD Player and headphones

Lip Balm (with seasonal flavors)
Scented Soap
Body Spray

Writing + Art Supplies
Blank Cards
Greeting Cards
Quality Pens
Art kits with safe supplies
Knitting and crochet materials
Sketchpad and drawing utensils

Attractive Blankets
Fleece Throws
Framed Photos
Digital Photo Frame
Wall or Desk Calendar

Seasonal or Soft Socks
Fuzzy Socks with Grips
Button-up sweaters

Showing Love
Stuffed animals
Seasonal Bouquets
Silk Flowers
Children’s art projects

This Saturday evening (December 11th) the place to be is Long Pine!!! Bring the kids to see Santa at the Firehall on Main Street in Long Pine from 5 until 6:30 p.m. The whole family can come along and fill up on hot delicious homemade hearty soups and yummy bars for a freewill donation. There will also be crafts and goodie bags!! So much fun for the entire family!!! The Long Pine Chamber of Commerce wishes everyone a Merry Christmas!!!


* Stay active and be part of the team! Ainsworth Youth Sports is getting ready for tip off. It’s time to get registered for 1st through 6th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball. Cost is just $20, that includes Tshirt. Ainsworth Youth Basketball focuses on skill development, fundamentals and helping young ball players better understand the game. The enthusiasm around Ainsworth Youth Sports is contagious! So come have fun and get to be a better basketball player! To register call Katie Painter, Program
Director at the City of Ainsworth, phone 387-2494 or email . Registration Deadline is December 8.

* 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.





Start your success today with Northeast Community College. Continue your degree for free. That’s right, all students will receive free tuition for credit classes this summer. 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  Upcoming classes at Northeast include:


REAL ESTATE: UNDERSTANDING RADON RISK (0023R). Never lose another sale because you cannot explain or negotiate effectively when radon is discovered in the subject property.  This course focuses on the licensee’s understanding and representing radon risk to their buyers and sellers. Tues., 9 am-12 pm. Instr. Wehner. $45

October 5 (REAL5340) CRN#60304

REAL ESTATE: REPRESENTING RELOCATING BUYERS AND SELLERS (0235). If you work with or would like to represent buyers and sellers moving into and out of your community, this course is a “must take”.  It covers everything from agency differentiation from state-to-state, effective local and long-distance communications, information packaging for both incoming and destination cities, and much more. Tues., 1-4 pm. Instr. Wehner. $45

October 5 (REAL5350) CRN#60300

REAL ESTATE: AVOIDING MISREPRESENTATION (0598R). Knowing what to look for in each transaction to protect yourself and your buyers and sellers from misrepresentation is one of the most important professional services you can provide. Learn how to identify and avoid misrepresentation in the real estate transaction. (Intermediate) Tues., 6-9 pm. Instr. Wehner. $45

October 5 (REAL5330) CRN#60303

REAL ESTATE: MAKING AGENCY WORK FOR YOU (0656R). This course will outline every facet of buyer and seller agency representation and will help you turn agency disclosure into a personal marketing opportunity. You will learn tips and techniques that can earn you both the respect and commission dollars desired by simply turning the agency pamphlet and your agency duties into a marketing tool. (Basic). Wed., 9 am-12 pm. Instr. Wehner. $45

October 6 (REAL5195) CRN#60301

REAL ESTATE: REEMARKABLE SELLER REPRESENTATION (0902R). This class will study all the best strategies for offering unmatched seller representation regarding real estate services provided to today’s home sellers. We will create a systematic process for quality seller representation including, but not limited to, pricing, marketing, and the entire seller process from listing to close of the sale. Wed., 1-4 pm. Instr. Wehner. $45

October 6 (REAL55155) CRN#60302

SPECIAL NOTE:  Due to COVID-19, ALL Real Estate continuing education classes will be offered using Zoom Video Conferencing. Participants must have both audio and video capabilities on their computers or mobile devices.  Attendance is taken and only participants registered with Northeast Community College will receive CE credit.  Registration will close on Friday, October 1 at noon; no late registrations will be permitted. Please make sure to confirm your email address when registering. This address will be used to send the Zoom invitation, which will include online links and password information for the virtual class.   

INSURANCE: THE SHIFT: DATA PROTECTION OR PRIVACY (6000073448-NE). A great discussion on how the technology we love is becoming a part of insurance underwriting. The nontraditional variables are here to stay. Find out how future underwriting and data privacy will impact us all. Tues., 9 am-12 pm. Instr. VanderWal. $45

October 26 (INSU5102) CRN#60305

INSURANCE: EXPLORING AUTO INSURANCE (6000056791-NE). Review the Personal Auto Policy, recent changes to the standard form and discuss Transportation Network Companies and Usage Based Insurance in the marketplace. Tues., 1-4 pm. Instr. VanderWal. $45

October 26 (INSU5103) CRN#60306

SPECIAL NOTE: Due to COVID-19, all Insurance continuing education classes will be offered using Zoom Video Conferencing. Participants must have both audio and video capabilities on their computers or mobile devices. Attendance is taken and only participants registered with Northeast Community College will receive CE credit. Registration will close on Friday, October 22 at noon; no late registrations will be permitted. Please make sure to confirm your email address when registering. This address will be used to send the Zoom registration link and meeting information for each individual virtual class.


MICROSOFT OFFICE. This course will give the student practical experience in operating the word processing portion of the Microsoft Office suite. Online. Instr. Coan. 1 cr. $125

October 19 – December 15 (OFFT1510) CRN 14572

MICROSOFT EXCEL. This course will give the student practical experience in operating the spreadsheet portion of the Microsoft Office suite. Online. Instr. Coan. 1 cr. $125

October 19 – December 15 (OFFT1520) CRN 14573

INFANT/TODDLER DEVELOPMENT. This course focuses on typical-atypical development of children in the prenatal period of development through 36 months. Planning curriculum in the domains of physical growth and motor skills, cognition and language, and social-emotional development are examined across diverse settings. Online. Instr. Thomas. 3 cr. $375

October 19 – December 15 (ECED1110) CRN 15138

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. Instr. Elznic. 1 cr. $375

October 19 – December 15 (ENGL1010) CRN 15406

FOOD SERVICE FOR MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY. Includes principles of nutrition screening, assessment, care planning, nutrition education, regulations, and therapeutic menu planning for the Dietary Manager. Online. Instr. Hardin. 1.5 cr. $187.50

October 19 – December 15 (FSDT1223) CRN 13350

INTRODUCTION TO YOGA. An introduction to all types of yoga including: Hatha, Jnana, Karma, and Bakti with an emphasis on Raja. The student will gain physical flexibility, respiration control and control of the mind functions. Anatomy and physiology will be covered in respect to function of the nervous system as it affects all of the bodily functions. Students may register twice for this class. Online. Instr. Stratton. 3 cr. $375

October 19 – December 15 (HPER1325) CRN 10044

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT. A study of the functioning of the American political system through an analysis and application of its underlying theories. Online. Instr. Kusluch. 3 cr. $375

October 19 – December 15 (POLS1000) CRN 15394