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* Help Wanted: Employment opportunity as an Accounts Receivables Clerk is now available at the Rock County Clinic in Bassett. Duties include posting cash receipts to clinic accounts, preparing daily bank deposit, balancing, preparing monthly statements including past due statements and collection letters. Will also assist with follow-up on insurance claims, answering
the phone, scheduling appointments and other duties as assigned. Good computer skills and attention to details are a must! Candidates with experience in a medical office and with cash receipts will be given first consideration. If you are highly motivated and committed to excellent performance, this position may be for you! Full-time benefits are available that include group health insurance, dental/vision insurance, retirement plan, group term life and a generous personal leave time program. Contact Pam Raymond or Stacey Knox for more information by calling 684-2906 or email or Come see what it’s like to be a part of a legacy of caring!

* Help Wanted: The Rodeway Inn is now hiring a full time housekeeper. Must be able to work weekends and holidays. Applicant must be able to lift 40 lbs, climb stairs and make beds. Hours will be from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Please stop in at the Rodeway Inn, along Hwy. 20 in Ainsworth to fill out your

* Director of Nursing
$5,000 Sign on Bonus offered! Help Wanted: Take your career to the next level…as a Director of Nursing at the Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth. Are you the type of nurse who provides exceptional care to your patients and finds yourself capable of helping other staff learn and improve their skills and customer service? THIS is a great opportunity to move up in your leadership development. Candidate must possess a Nebraska RN license,
at least 3 years of experience in Long Term Care is preferred. Salary is negotiable and a developing benefit package is available. For a detailed job description or to submit your resume, please contact Administrator, Penny Jacobs by calling 387-1294 OR email Come make a difference in the elder community and be a part of a growing facility!

* Help Wanted: Personal Care Assistants/CNAs. Cottonwood Villa is looking for caring, loving and compassionate team members to join their excellent team and assist in enhancing the lives of those they care for. They are currently looking to fill part time personal care assistant and/or CNA positions. Approximately 15 – 20 hours per week. Competitive wage is offered and benefits too! Training provided on site. If you are looking for a rewarding part time position that makes a positive difference in the lives of others – apply at Cottonwood Villa today. Call 387-1000 and visit with Ann Fiala at Cottonwood Villa in Ainsworth.

* Help Wanted: The Ainsworth Golf Course is seeking a Clubhouse Manager for the 2021 Golf Season. Employmnet would be from April 1 through September 30. Clubhouse Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the clubhouse including but not limited to: placing orders, managing and training employees, preparing mealss, hosting social and golfing events. manager must be self-motivated, organized, a team player and willing to work nights, weekends and holidays. Resumes can be sent to : Ainsworth Golf Course Association, PO Box 252, Ainsworth, NE 69210. If you have any questions or for more information call Calista at 382-8212 or Todd at 760-1183.

* Charge Nurse
$1,000 LPN, $2,000 RN sign on bonus offered. Help Wanted: Full time, day shift and night shift RN/LPN charge nurse positions are available at the Sandhills Care Center. If you’ve got a passion for excellence and a desire to make a difference in the lives of people, this might be the position for you. The RN/LPN Charge Nurse has the opportunity to positively interact with residents and team members daily.  Direct the Day to Day functions of basic resident care in a manner conducive to the comfort and safety of the residents as well as give direct nursing care to residents. Come join a team of highly committed professionals who have the
opportunity to do what they do best – every day. Negotiable starting wage, pay differentials and a benefits package is available. For a full job description and qualifications or to submit your resume, please contact Administrator, Penny Jacobs by calling 387-1294 OR email

* CNAs
Now Hiring – Hometown heroes! The Sandhills Care Center is looking for caring CNAs that are resident focused and team players. They have immediate openings for both part time and full time day shift CNAs. Competitive pay is offered as well as a benefit package for full time employees. For a full job description or to submit your resume, please contact Administrator, Penny Jacobs by calling 387-1294 OR email Come be a part of a team that is
compassionate about providing quality care to each of their residents. The Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth.

* Dietary Cooks and Dietary Aides
Help Wanted: The Sandhills Care Center in Ainsworth is seeking a Dietary Cook to join their team. At the Sandhills Care Center they seek to enhance the quality of life by providing high quality service in a cheerful, timely manner. If you enjoy cooking – providing nourishing food to their residents is a rewarding position! Competitive pay is offered as well as a benefit package for full time employees. For a full job description or to submit your resume, please contact Administrator, Penny Jacobs by calling
387-1294 OR email Come make a difference in the elder community and be a part of a growing facility!




* Rooted in Genetics Agronomy and Service. Joe Schumacher, your Golden Harvest dealer is relentless about results – 365 days a year. It’s the Golden Harvest year-round commitment to doing whatever it takes to help optimize profit potential. From locally proven product recommendations to financing and incentive options to save you money! Right now – you can save 9% on your seed order when you prepay by February 5th. If pre pay doesn’t suit your farming operation, ask Joe about the Golden Advantage program for interest free financing through December. To learn more call Joe Schumacher at 760-1489 or stop in at Schumacher Ag, just east of Ainsworth on Hwy. 20. You’ll soon find out that Joe works hard to deliver a service experience that yields results, in your fields and your pocketbook.


* Guns for sale – ON SALE! Gun Specials while supplies last: Heritage Rough Rider 22LR “Honor Betsy” 4&¾” barrel, 6 shot cylinder. $169. Rossi ‘Gallery’ 22LR pump action rifle, synthetic stock, 15 shot tube magazine, $299.  200 rounds of 22 LR ammo available for purchase with either of these guns. This just in – a large order of ammo and reloading supplies including 223, 9 millimeter and 380 ammo at Berry Creek Gun and Pawn in
Valentine, If you have any questions call Casey, phone 376-1303.

* Ainsworth Community Schools is seeking sealed bids to surplus 2 metal storage sheds. The district reserves the right to accept or reject bids. Bids are due by noon Friday, February 26 at the District Office, located at 520 East 2nd Street, Ainsworth, NE 69210. Pictures and information related to the sheds located on the schools facebook page. Contact the District Office at 387-2333 for more information or to inspect the sheds in person.


* 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, February 27 is the Ravenscroft Red Angus annual bull sale, 2 p.m. at the Valentine Livestock Auction.  Selling will be 45 coming 2-year old bulls. To view the catalog go to or call Eric 322-9248.
* Saturday, February 27 – The Holt County Consignment Sale. Sale location is 5 miles east of Stuart on Hwy. 20, then 5&1/2 miles north. Sale time is at 9:30 a.m. Ammo sells at 12 noon. 2 rings may run so you’ll want to be on time AND bring a friend. In the offering you’ll find tractors, vehicles, semi trucks and trailers, hay equipment, hay mover truck, livestock equipment, machinery, tools, bus and truck parts, tons of shop and miscellaneous items. It’s another great offering of clean equipment and so much more, go to to see complete listing and pictures too plus you can stay updated on late consignments that keep rolling in. Consignments taken day of sale will be sold last. Lunch available on the grounds. Don’t miss the Holt County Consignment Sale this Saturday, brought to you by Holtgrew Auction and Appraisal, Ron Holtgrew Auctioneer.
* Saturday, February 27 – a do not miss estate auction in O’Neill. Sale
time is at 10 a.m. Guns and ammo will sell at approximately 1 p.m. You’ll find a super clean offering of high quality and unique furniture, decore including lots of western decore, kitchen and household items plus tools and shop equipment, a Suzuki Ozark quad runner, a john deere riding mower, an ’06 nissan altima that would make a great school car – lots of miscellaneous – did I mention Guns and Ammo – what a great lineup, there’s something for everyone and this sale will be held in the comfort of the O’Neill Community Center. Lunch available on site. Make sure to check out the sale bill and pictures too by going to and look forward to spending Saturday, Feb. 27 in O’Neill at The Conda Williamson Estate and Guest Consignors Sale, brought to you by M&M Auctions, Matt McKay and Mark Durre, they’re ready to go to work for you.
* Sunday, February 28 Carlson Cattle will be holding their 12th Annual Angus Bull and female sale, 2 p.m. at the Carlson Sales facility located southwest of Columbus. Selling will be 10-2 year old, 25 fall and 25 yearling Angus bulls and the pick of the 20/21 female heifer crop plus elite embryo packages.  Sale will be live on  To view the catalog go to or call John at 276-6468.
* Wednesday, March 3 is the 40th Annual Hall Ranch bull sale, 1 p.m. at the Bassett Livestock Auction.  Complimentary meal at Noon.  Selling will be 70 2-year old Registered Angus bulls.  Bid online at, to see the catalog go to or call Les 822-0155 to get more information.
* Thursday, March 4 is the Pasture View Angus bull sale, 1 p.m. at the Valentine Livestock Auction.  Selling will be 60 service age bulls, 18 month and 2 year old bulls.  To view the catalog go to or call Dave 308-369-7400.
* Friday, March 5 – The area’s premier Auction Company – Holtgrew Auction and Appraisal will be hosting monthly hay consignment sales at the Atkinson Livestock Market. Consign-ments are still being taken for the hay consignment sale as well as the sales to come. Hay, alfalfa, grinding hay, cornstalk bales. Sale time is at 11 a.m. at the old Reliable, the Atkinson Livestock Market. For questions or to consign hay call Ron Holtgrew at
340-0263. Holtgrew Auction and Appraisal in charge.
* Sunday, March 14 – Silent Auction on a Browning level action 270 with a walnut stock will be held during the Long Pine Rural Fire Department’s Annual Soup Supper Fundraiser. Silent bids will be taken from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Firehall in Long Pine.

* Monday, March 22– MAJOR Nebraska Land Auction Event! 3 counties, 33 tracts, one sale location. Land has always been a staple of the American dream. Over 12,000 acres of Nebraska’s finest tillable, irrigated and pasture land will be offered at 10 a.m. Mountain Time at Ogallala’s Keith County Fairgrounds. Tracts ranging from 5.5 acres to 1,991 acres in size located in Deuel, Keith and Perkins Counties. Total of approximately 375,000 bushel in grain bin set ups with several large machinery sheds, many improvements, immediate access for 2021 Farming. There is no better time than NOW to invest in the solid foundation of land. Online bidding is available but you’ll need to be registered at least one week in advance so don’t delay! To request your information booklet, to register or to learn more, Go to  or call toll free at 1-800-451-2709. Inspection Dates: Tuesday, February 23 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 24 from 4 until 7 p.m.; Thursday, March 4 from  4 until 7 p.m. and Friday, March 5 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and Sunday, March 21 from 4 until 6 p.m. Location: The Driftwood, 118 North Spruce in Ogalalla.



* GJW Scholarship  2021

College DOES cost a lot more than it used to – but going to college is worth it! Your college degree will be one of the best investments you’ll ever make. The cost of attending college may seem daunting, but that’s exactly why at GJW – they are here to help! If you are a high school senior in Brown, Rock, Holt, Keya Paha or Cherry county and are planning on going to college, stop in at your guidance counselors office and pick up the GJW, llc Scholarship Application – which contains all the details and eligibility criteria. Again this year, GJW will be offering two scholarships. A $500.00 employee scholarship – for an employee or a child of an employee and also a $500 general scholarship which is open to ALL area seniors. At GJW, they know that the well educated work force of tomorrow depends on accessible education today. Applications are due March

* Sandhills Elite Genetics Scholarship 2021

Aiming to inspire and help area students become future leaders. Every penny counts when it comes to paying for college. Sandhills Elite Genetics is proud to offer two scholarships. A $250 employee scholarship – for an employee or child of an employee and also a $250 general scholarship which is open to ALL area seniors planning on furthering their education. At Sandhills Elite Genetics, they know that the well educated work force of tomorrow depends on accessible education today. If you are a senior from Brown, Rock, Holt, Keya Paha or Cherry county, stop in today at your guidance counselors office to pick up your Sandhills Elite Genetics scholarship application. Improving pigs, people and producers. Applications are due March 23.

* Brown County Hospital

Your health care career is within reach! The Brown County Hospital is excited to announce they will be giving 3 – $750 scholarships. Considering the importance and complexities of high quality health care in today’s society, it is critical for bright, talented people to be encouraged to pursue professions in the field. At the Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, it is their pleasure to assist area students who are working toward a career to improve the health and well being of others. The Brown County Hospital Scholarship is open to all area graduating seniors and current college students from Brown, Rock, Cherry, Keya Paha, Loup and Blaine county who have selected to focus on a health care or healthcare supporting career. You can get your application by going to or by calling Tami Kovar at The Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, phone 387-2800. The Brown County Hospital, quality in community healthcare. Application deadline is March 30.

* The Jones Family/Thad Jones Trucking

The Jones family and Thad Jones Trucking want to help you make college happen! For many students, the cost of college education can seem impossibly high. If you are a high school senior in Brown, Rock, Holt, Keya Paha or Cherry County and are planning on furthering your education, stop in at your guidance counselors office and pick up the Jones Family Scholarship Application – which contains all the details and eligibility criteria. The Jones family and Thad Jones Trucking is happy to encourage and excited to be able to help the future leaders in our area by offering a $500 scholarship. Deadline to apply is March 31.

* Improving Lives H&K Scholarship 2021

Improving Lives H & K Scholarship was created in recognition and appreciation of those who have assisted Haley Happold and Kolter Mizner, who have reached milestones in their learning and development thanks to those who have chosen a career that truly makes a difference in the lives of children with disabilities and their families. If you are a senior in Brown, Rock or Keya Paha County that will be majoring in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Special Education, Audiology, Deaf Education or sign language you could be the recipient of the $500
“Improving Lives Scholarship” For details visit the “Improving Lives Scholarship” Facebook Page. You can pick up an application from your guidance counselor. Postmark deadline is April 1, 2021. If you have any questions contact Amber Happold: or call/text 760-3877.

* First National Bank of Ainsworth is offering two $500 scholarships for students graduating from Ainsworth, Bassett or Springview and majoring in Agriculture or Agri-Business.  Simply contact your guidance counselor for more information on how to apply.  Applications are due by April 1, 2021.

* Attention all area seniors: The Sandhills Chapter Pheasants Forever has established a fund to Provide scholarship assistance to a deserving student, like YOU! This non-profit organization is dedicated to the protection and enhancement of pheasant and other wildlife populations through habitat improvement, land management, public awareness and education. They’re proud to recognize and provide a financial award to one or more outstanding graduating seniors from the Ainsworth, Bassett, Springview or Valentine areas. Over $27,000 and 55 scholarships have been awarded since the program started in 2008. Last year 9 scholarships were awarded. Applying is easy! Pick up your application from your high school guidance counselor, OR call Brad Waits at 760-2905. Apply today, Sandhills Chapter Pheasants Forever would like to help you to further your education. Deadline to apply is April 5. Reminder to members: Due to no banquet in 2020 you can renew on line by going to

* Ainsworth Golf Course

Need help paying for college? If you are a high school senior in Brown,Rock, Keya Paha or Cherry County who is pursuing a college education – andare a member, or a relative of a member of the Ainsworth Golf Course, youcould be the recipient of one of two – $400 scholarships. Skill in playing golf is not a criterion. The Ainsworth Golf Association is proud to provide financial assistance to 2 college bound students from our area. If you’re a relative of a member – make sure to apply today by picking up
an application at your guidance counselors office. Deadline to apply is April 15.


* St. Peter Lutheran Church in Bassett – DUE to the Cold weather, the St. Peter Lutheran Church chili and cinnamon roll feed has been postponed to Feb. 21. Order deadline is now Fri., Feb. 19. Order up a chili and cinnamon roll dinner for for carry out. Call 684-3653. They will be packaging up quarts of chili and 2 cinnamon rolls for a suggested freewill donation of $10. You can also order a dozen cinnamon rolls for $15. Order deadline is Fri., Feb. 19. Pickup times will be from noon until 1:30 p.m. and from 4:30 until 6 p.m. Call 684-3653 or email

* Hunters, Collectors, Buyers, Sellers, Enthusiasts! Don’t miss the Atkinson Gun Show coming up Saturday, February 27 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday, February 28 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Atkinson Community Center. Exhibitors set up Friday the 26. Tables must be 90% hunting and fishing related. All federal, state and local laws obeyed. Concessions will be available on the premises. Admission is just $4. Children under 12, free admission with an adult. If you need more information or to reserve your tables, call Walter at 340-0949. The Atkinson Gun Show is sponsored by Safe Kids Shooting.

* Embracing the arts with dazzling displays! February features a group show – the Ranchland Art Group of O’Neill at the Old Feed Store Art Center in Bassett. Acrylics, oil and watercolors are represented by talented area artists – some names you may know including Ranelle Otte, Megan Mitchell, Kevin McNichols, Linda Lambert and Ki-Doolittle Slaymaker. Ranchland Art Group was established back in 1964. Don’t miss this great opportunity to come view amazing artwork from artists right here in the listening area. The Old Feed Store Art Center is open Mondays 4 until 7 p.m., Wednesdays 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until noon.

* Nominations wanted: every Thursday in March, members of the West Plains Bank crew will be delivering lunch to an area rancher and their calving crew – so nominate a rancher today by going to the West Plains Bank Facebook page. They will be taking nominations through March 1. 4 winners will be randomly selected from all entries received. At West Plains Bank, they are so thankful to all who are involved in raising the best beef in the nation – from pasture to plate! West Plains Bank, Ainsworth and Springview, member FDIC.

* Join the fun and excitement and reserve your affordable vendor and exhibitor space today at the largest ranch oriented trade show in the USA – the 31st Annual Sandhills Ranch Expo is June 16 and 17 in Bassett. All vendors and exhibitors are welcome as the expo pulls in thousands of attendees and boasts something for everyone. It’s a GO – so get ready to show your stuff! Learn more and reserve your space 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!




* To give away: Size 16 Adidas Harden #4 . Narrow width. Black with purple sole, multicolored swipe. These shoes are brand new and they are giving them away for FREE. Call 387-0854.




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


Training includes everything you need to know to pass the license exam, pre-trip inspection, and practical driving test. You will spend 16 hours in the classroom that will prepare you for the written
test needed to obtain a learner’s permit. You will then complete the 40-hour driving portion of the course in Norfolk, which will culminate with a driving test. Testing fee included in the course cost.
The classroom portion will be completed January 28 & 29 at the ESU 17 Training Center. The driving/testing portion will take place at Norfolk Campus February 22-26. Financial Assistance is available
through the Community College Gap Assistance Program for students meeting income guidelines. For more information, contact Amy Kaiser at (402) 844-7245. Instr. Ed Lewis/Ryan Cook. $730
January 28-29 (TRAN 5125/21S) CRN#70078
February 22-26 (TRAN 5125/21S) CRN#70079

MICROSOFT OFFICE. This course will give you practical experience in operating the word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics portions of the Microsoft Office suite. Online. Instr. Coan. 3 cr. $375
January 25-May 19 (OFFT1500/21S) CRN#20414

This course covers basic applications of word processing, spreadsheet, data management, and online based programs and how they relate
to agriculture. You will utilize a variety of office and online programs to learn how to create, utilize, move, and manage data. Online. Instr. Lang. 3 cr. $375
January 25-May 19 (AGRI1500/21S) CRN#22953

This course 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. Burris-Janssen. 3 cr. $375
January 25-May 19 (ENGL1010/21S) CRN#22457

You will read and analyze various texts and respond with research-based argumentative essays that demonstrate information literacy, critical-reading, and source integration. A significant research project is required. Online. Instr. Krusemark. 3 cr. $375
January 25-May 19 (ENGL1020/21S) CRN#24638

This course establishes a solid foundation of prefixes, suffixes, word roots, abbreviations, medical terms and symbols. It emphasizes understanding the medical vocabulary as it applies to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic procedures of the human body. Online. Instr. Harrison. 3 cr. $375
January 25-May 19 (HLTH1060/21S) CRN#24248

This course is designed for members of the general public who want to be trained as Community Health Workers (CHW) to conduct safe and effective outreach to vulnerable populations for medical personnel or health care organizations. CHWs will implement programs in the community that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health.
The course is designed to meet the skills necessary for community health workers in a public health organization, health care facility or other health-related agency. CPR and First Aid Certification
required. Online. Instr. Meisinger. 3 cr. $375
January 25-May 19 (HLTH1210/21S) CRN#24249

A study of the eight principles of Pilates including body awareness, posture, and muscle imbalances. Online. Instr. Stratton. 1 cr. $125
January 25-March 19 (HPER1326/21S) CRN#25021

This course will enable you to master the skills required of speaking in today’s workplace and society. This course will focus on the organization, preparation, research, and evidence
needed for a presentation that is tailored to fit the audience. This course will also enhance your active and critical listening skills. Online. Instr. Peterson. 3 cr. $375
January 25-March 19 (SPCH1110/21S) CRN#23429

TOPICS AND IDEAS IN MATHEMATICS. This course is designed to give you a survey of mathematics topics including set theory, logic, voting methods, financial calculations and management graph
theory, probability and statistics. Main emphasis will be the application of problem solving methods while studying topics. Online. Instr. Johnson. 3 cr. $375
January 25-May 19 (MATH1100/21S) CRN#21258

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 multicultural society,
the role of the teacher, and educational practices in schools. The course is designed to help you explore education as a prospective career. Writing intensive. Online. Instr. Johnson. 3 cr. $375
January 25-March 19 (EDUC1110/21S) CRN#25008

This course will help you increase awareness and sensitivity of commonalities and differences among people and acquire knowledge of minority group issues and
challenges. The course will prepare you to more critically, actively, and effectively participate in an increasingly diverse and global society. Online. Instr. Tillotson. 3 cr. $375
January 25-March 19 (SOCI2150/21S) CRN#24578

Northeast does not discriminate based upon any status protected by law or college policy. Please go to for details.

Sonny Corkle, Ainsworth Regional Coordinator 402-387-2688 ext. 110,