Ainsworth Star Journal
Area Blood Drive Successful, Many Units Donated

Area Blood Drive Successful, Many Units Donated

The fellowship hall of the Ainsworth Evangelical Free Church (E-Free) is typically full of chairs and read more

Ainsworth Booster Club Hosted Fall Sports Kick Off

Ainsworth Booster Club Hosted Fall Sports Kick Off

The Ainsworth Booster Club hosted the annual Fall Sports Kick Off to introduce the Fall sports teams read more

Gregory schools are in session for 2014-2015

Gregory schools are in session for 2014-2015

School is back in session. There are 385 students enrolled in the Gregory School District. The following details read more

Welcome new teachers to Valentine Community Schools

Welcome new teachers to Valentine Community Schools

School is in full swing now - until Labor Day - then it will be time to really dig deep into knowledge! read more

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Brown County Fair and Rodeo Back in Johnstown for Fun-Filled Labor Day Weekend

It may feel like summer is winding down: the pool is closed, the kids are back to school, and football season is just days away. But the fun’s not over yet! This weekend, many cowboys and cowgirls will make their way to the Brown County Fair at Johnstown, NE. Each year the Brown County Ag Society strives to bring you a greatfair filled with events for the kids of all ages.

Minimum Wage Initiative Qualifies for Ballot

A petition initiative to increase the minimum wage in Nebraska has met the qualifications to be voted on during the general election. Secretary of State John Gale says enough verified signatureshave been submitted to add the issue to the ballot in November.

Gov. Heineman accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Gov. Dave Heineman has accepted the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” to help raise awareness for the devastating disease. First Lady Sally Ganem doused the Governor with ice water in front of the Governor’s Residence in Lincoln. Additionally, Gov. Heineman donated $100 to the cause through The ALS Association’s Nebraska Chapter.

Strong spirit and voice help educate on ALS, walk to raise funds for awareness

by Laura Vroman

Sonnet 60 Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end; Each changing place with that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend.

Drees is speaker for in-service

Mrs. Mary Kay Drees spoke about some of the changes she’s seen in education in her 39 years of teaching in the Gregory School District at the staff in-service held on Monday, August 18, 2014.

New deputy treasurer hired

The regular meeting of the Gregory County Board of Commissioners was held Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Commissioners Gordon Miner, Lance Matucha, Darrell Bentz and Dennis Vedral were present. Robert Sperl, Sr. was absent.



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