Ainsworth Star Journal
Garden party fund-raiser for Wear ’n Wares is great success

Garden party fund-raiser for Wear ’n Wares is great success

The weather on Friday, July 24 was perfect for an evening garden party benefit at Sharon Pedersen’s read more

Saturday night at Norden Dance Hall

Saturday night at Norden Dance Hall

by Andrew Stellmon In the summer of 2012, a raging fire swept through the Niobrara River Valley. That read more

Tornado Spotted; No Damage Reported in Area

Tornado Spotted; No Damage Reported in Area

Winds, heavy rain and hail hit Brown County on Sunday, July 26th. Reports of rain ranged from nothing read more

Mark Your Calendars, USAF Vortex to Present a Free Concert

Mark Your Calendars, USAF Vortex to Present a Free Concert

The USAF Heartland of America Band’s Vortex will present a concert on Monday, August 17th at 7:00 p.m. read more

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Pumpkin Patch in the Works at FFA Garden

By Janelle Keller

Summer time gardening is a popular hobby in Nebraska. It’s a relaxing way to spend time outdoors with something to show for it as the season progresses. For one FFA member and her family, it’s a way to promote an important organization as well.

Schroedls Receive Yard of the Week Honors

Recent recipient of the Yard of the Week was the Corey Schroedl family, located at 43056 Foxtail Road. Corey, Lisa and their children Sophia, Logan, Haley and family dog, were presented the honor by (Left) Chamber Board Members Chris Raymond and Susan Zwiebel.

USAF Band to present a free concert at VHS

OFFUTT AFB, NE – The USAF Heartland of America Band’s Vortex will present a concert at the Valentine High School Auditorium on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. This concert is free and open to the public; advanced tickets are required and can be picked up at Flower Land or the Valentine Public Library.

Circle C Market named Voices for Children Youth Award Recipient

OMAHA, NE – Voices for Children in Nebraska announced the student-run Circle C Market in Cody, as the recipient of its 2015 Youth Award at its upcoming Spotlight Gala to be held September 19. Circle C is receiving the award for the unique role youth play in fully running the only full-service grocery store in Cody. Students work at Circle C as part of coursework at Cody-Kilgore High School and are compensated for hours outside of class time. Every aspect of the store is run by students, including stocking shelves, ordering inventory, paying bills, balancing accounts, working cash registers and making home delivers to home bound community members.

Crazy Day held in Gregory last Saturday

Crazy Day shoppers were out scouting bargains in Gregory on Saturday, July 25th. Great deals were available from merchants and children enjoyed the bouncy house and other activities.

City master transportation plan includes truck route, highway safety alternatives

A state Department of Transportation team was back in Gregory Monday, July 27. They presented master transportation plan recommendations for Gregory for the next 10 to 20 years. These were based on survey input from community members and the study that the team did. Project coordinator Nancy Surprenant, engineer Steven Gramm and Alex Smith performed the study and presented the groups recommendations.

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