Ainsworth Star Journal
Johnson Family Honored for Multi-Generational Support of Brown County Fair in Johnstown

Johnson Family Honored for Multi-Generational Support of Brown County Fair in Johnstown

Four generations of Johnsons have been dedicated volunteers at the Brown County Fair and were honored read more

Bulldogs Fall to Ravenna, 27 to 8

Bulldogs Fall to Ravenna, 27 to 8

The Ainsworth Bulldogs lost to the Ravenna Blue Jays, 8 to 27 on Friday, September 12th. The Bulldogs read more

Harvest Fest is in park on Saturday

Harvest Fest is in park on Saturday

The annual Harvest Festival and Soup Tasting Contest will be held on Saturday, September 20th at the read more

The City with Heart supports Kathy’s Krew

The City with Heart supports Kathy’s Krew

by Laura Vroman. Do you live your life with determination and a purpose? People can live life for read more

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Ainsworth Care Center Welcomes New Administrator, Mirya Hallock

By Janelle Keller.

The Ainsworth Care Center has a new hand at the helm as of September 8th. Mirya Hallock will now be heading up the facility as the new Long Term Care Administrator. She graduated in December of 2013 with her Masters of Science Degree in Health Service Administration from the University of South Dakota. Previously, she was employed at the Rock County Hospital in the lab department, where she utilized her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Lab Technology.

Gambill Finishes Successful Nebraska State Rodeo Association Season with Top Honors

By Janelle Keller.

Lane Gambill of Johnstown has had a very exciting couple of weeks. On Sunday, August 31st, he won the Ultimate Bullriding Tour at the Brown County Fair and Rodeo. The next weekend, September 6th and 7th, Gambill walked away with first place at the Nebraska Finals Rodeo in North Platte as the top bullrider in the state association. “It was a pretty good week,” he said with a laugh. Quite an understatement from the 21-year-old cowboy who was the only one of the top 10 bullriders in the state to have a qualifying ride in the first round of the Nebraska Finals Rodeo.

BWBR Bark-B-Q and open house successful!

by Laura Vroman.

After nearly a decade of dreaming and praying, waiting and praying, planning and praying, saving and praying, purchasing and praying, building and praying Borders Without Boundaries finally has a real place to call home! Founder Sherry Voigt and her husband Randy, along with help from several others, began construction of the building last fall.

Nebraska State Historical Society shares history

by Laura Vroman.

It was a perfect day to learn interesting history lessons for nearly 50 people who attended the afternoon segment of the Nebraska State Historical Society’s history lessons on the landmarks that are in our community. A group assembled in what was once the old post office, at 1:30 p.m. when Bob Puschendorf, author of Nebraska’s Post Office Murals: Born of the Depression, Fostered by the New Deal, shared some of the highlights of his five year research into the subject.

Fabio Stocker is German exchange student

Fabio Stocker, age 16, is a German foreign exchange student attending Gregory High School. His hosts are the Dave and Kristen Campbell family. Fabio’s home is near Schopfheim, Germany a city of about 20,000 residents. He lives only a few minutes away from there in the smaller town of Wiechs.

Grant received for Grandview Addition Phase I costs

The Gregory City Council met on Monday, September 15, 2014. Council president Tim Mills chaired the meeting in Mayor Maurie Schlaht’s absence. The other council members present were Seymour Studenberg, Blane Bartling, Shana Flakus and Stacey Boes. Chad Peck was absent. Police chief Steve McDowell, city librarian Diane Althoff and finance officer Al Cerny were present.



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