Ainsworth Star Journal
Cherry County Hospital Ambulance members honored as they retire

Cherry County Hospital Ambulance members honored as they retire

On March 10, 2014; after 24 and 26 years respectively, Cindy Nollette and John Hanzlicek retired from read more

One of a kind barbed wire collection comes to Gregory County

One of a kind barbed wire collection comes to Gregory County

Dr. Autrey Brown has the largest private collection of barbed and barbless wire. He has been collecting wire read more

Citywide Cleanup Produces 7 Loads of Metal; Next Will Be Household Furniture - April 23rd

Citywide Cleanup Produces 7 Loads of Metal; Next Will Be Household Furniture - April 23rd

Due to the City of Ainsworth abatement nuisance program, the City encouraged all residents to participate read more

Ainsworth Boys Track Team Wins Sandhills Invitational Track Meet

Ainsworth Boys Track Team Wins Sandhills Invitational Track Meet

The Ainsworth Boys and Girls Track Teams competed in the Sandhills Invitational Track Meet at Bassett read more

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Bargain Buyway Coming to Brown County, on Friday - Sunday, April 25th - 27th

Bargain Buyway, the Ultimate Road Trip, is the spring sister of the Junk Jaunt and is held the last weekend of April each year. Bargain Buyway is a 250+ mile loop of North Central and North Eastern Nebraska that started ten years ago. The route covers over 35 towns that participate along Highways 20, 183, 12, 11, 14 and 275. Bargain Buyway is an opportunity to entice people and tourists to our area for a weekend of treasure hunting and sightseeing. Vendors and businesses in each town have specialty products for sale, with garage sales, antiques, old machinery, tools, equipment and food galore. New, used, cherished and abused all will be for sale. Shoppers on the Bargain Buyway route come from Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, and South Dakota as well as all across Nebraska.

Dillon and Morrow Reign as 2014 AHS Junior/Senior Prom King and Queen

During the 2014 Ainsworth Junior/Senior Prom Senior Dylan Dillon and Bailey Morrow were chosen by their peers to reign as the King and Queen.

Let’s get the lights turned on at Borders without Boundaries rescue

by Laura Vroman

When it’s finally completed, it will truly be the shelter that prayer built. In the interim, prayers are still being said for the completion of Border’s without Boundaries animal shelter. While the land has been secured, the building constructed, along with water and sewer hook up completed - thanks to the City of Mission and their $1,752.55 donation.

Heart City Bull Bash Goes Red for Women is successful at all levels!

The inaugural Heart City Bull Bash Goes Red for Women was a resounding success. The various fund-raising efforts raised $10,000.00 for Cherry County Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab department; as well as making substantial donations to Bryan Health and the American Heart Association. The heart-healthy activities raised our community’s understanding of the need to live a heart healthy lifestyle and the methods for how to achieve it.

Good feedback on milling asphalt roads

The regular meeting of the Gregory County Board of Commission was held Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Commissioners Gordon Miner, Lance Matucha, Darrell Bentz and Dennis Vedral were present. Robert Sperl, Sr. was absent.

Feedback received about milling roads

County highway superintendent Steve Cassidy has received additional information about milling asphalt roads. He looked at six counties. They have milled their asphalt roads and then put gravel on. This has improved road surfaces in these counties.

Sewer line bids, building permit fees get a hard look

The Gregory City Council met on Monday, April 7, 2014. Mayor Maurie Schlaht chaired the meeting. The council members present were Tim Mills, Shana Flakus, Seymour Studenberg, Blane Bartling, Stacey Boes and Chad Peck. Finance officer Al Cerny and public works superintendent Mark Fortuna also attended the meeting. Finance officer Al Cerny, public works superintendent Mark Fortuna and planning commission chairman Scott Anshutz also attended the meeting.



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