Ainsworth Star Journal
2015 Tractor Relay Across Nebraska is coming through Cherry County

2015 Tractor Relay Across Nebraska is coming through Cherry County

With just three tractor rides under their belts, the Nebraska Antique Farming Association has set the read more

70 Years Later, Still Proud to Be Members of the American Legion

70 Years Later, Still Proud to Be Members of the American Legion

Three World War II Veterans, Clayton Bejot, Merlin Beebout and George Kamas, were presented Certificates read more

Ainsworth Track Teams Host 2015 Ainsworth Relays

Ainsworth Track Teams Host 2015 Ainsworth Relays

Track teams from O’Neill, North Central, West Holt, Valentine, Stuart and Ainsworth converged on Ainsworth, read more

Valentine McDonald´s manager reconignized among best in the nation

Valentine McDonald´s manager reconignized among best in the nation

McDonald´s General Manager Mike Woodraska is among the top ten percent of general managers across the read more

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Value: Sometimes Not Easy to Understand; Other Times You Pay and Don’t Ask!

At times working in the assessor’s office of any county is a thankless job. County Assessors must follow the guidelines of the Nebraska State Statutes. Taxes (from the Latin taxo; “rate”) is a financial charge or other levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a state or the functional equivalent of a state to fund various public expenditures. A failure to pay or evasion of or resistance to taxation, is usually punishable by law.

Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Future of Ainsworth Care Center

The public is invited to participate in a Town Hall meeting to determine the future of the Ainsworth Care Center and the potential to be a locally owned facility. The meeting will be held on April 9th at 7:00 p.m. at the Ainsworth Conference Center.

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to host an open house on area projects Thursday, March 26

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) along with the Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will host an open house on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. CST, at the Niobrara Lodge in Valentine. Following a short presentation beginning at 7:00 p.m., on the planned improvements for fishing, boating, and angler access occurring in the area, NGPC and USFWS will be available to answer questions about these various projects from the interested attendees. The following is a summary of the area projects.

Community supports RDAP, new educator joins program

 

Just a quick reminder to let everyone know RDAP (Rape and Domestic Abuse Program) is available to assist any and all victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. We offer a 24-hour crisis line, crisis advocacy, legal advocacy, medical advocacy, community education, support groups, transportation and emergency shelter. We have also recently been in touch with legal aid and are in the planning stages of having a sort of “one stop clinic” where there would be representatives from community services as well as legal aid available, all together, in one location to answer any questions and offer advocacy. VERY EXCITING!!

SD Legislature overturns one of three governor’s vetoes on last day of session

The Senate overturned one of the three vetoes from Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the House quickly concurred on the last day of the 2015 S.D. Legislative session in Pierre. The bill which successfully passed March 30 was SB 136, which had testimony from Sen. Brown, R-Gettysburg, and no comments to uphold the veto.  

Eklund claims first place at state AAU

Jackson Wade Eklund placed first in the South Dakota State AAU Wrestling Tournament in the 100 pound schoolboy division. The tournament was held in Brookings on March 28 and 29, 2015.



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