Ainsworth Star Journal
Storm interrupts power for 12 hours

Storm interrupts power for 12 hours

A winter storm rolled into the area Sunday night beginning with rain and turning to snow throughout read more

Pat Preble Wins Ainsworth’s Christmas Lighting Contest

Pat Preble Wins Ainsworth’s Christmas Lighting Contest

A variety of Christmas displays enhanced the beauty of the Ainsworth community as the Chamber of Commerce read more

Bulldogs Continue Their Winning Ways, Pushing Season Record to 5-0

Bulldogs Continue Their Winning Ways, Pushing Season Record to 5-0

The Ainsworth Dawgs picked up their fourth win of the season against the Valentine Badgers on December read more

Pabst and Woodworth named Hometown Heroes!

Pabst and Woodworth named Hometown Heroes!

Local Modern Woodmen members honor hometown heroes December 5, 2014. The location was at the Coach Light read more

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German Exchange Student Julia Beater Joins AHS Students for 2014-2015 School Year

By Janelle Keller

Julia Beater knew that there would be a bit of a language barrier when she decided to spend a year at an American high school. There was a good chance that being an ocean away from her family would be hard; that living in a rural area would be quite different than her life in Greifswald, Mecklenberg- Vorpommern, a university city on the Baltic Sea in northeast Germany.

Dominic Henry and Kyle Erthum Place Fourth at Valentine Invitational

Ainsworth Wrestlers competed in the two-day Valentine Invitational Wrestling Tournament on Friday and Saturday, December 19th and 20th. Ainsworth Wrestlers brought home two fourth-place medals. Dominic Henry, 120 lbs., and Kyle Erthum, 220 lbs., each placed fourth in the Valentine Invitational.

Reaching out to those in need

Local Modern Woodmen of America members recently provided assistance to St. John’s Food Pantry. The Valentine Modern Woodmen Chapter 9239 donated $250 in food items as part of the organizations Care and Share program.

Our pastors share a Christmas message

by Pastor William L. Hunt

If your a parent, you understand the excitement and the nervousness that comes along with having a baby. Each one of our children brought about its own unique circumstances. I am sure that just like all expecting parents, Mary and Joseph’s experience was no different, they too found this to be an exciting and nervous time. I want to challenge you briefly with these thoughts.

Holiday events in Gregory continue in the week before Christmas

Entertainment scheduled A Christmas cantata will be presented at the Gregory United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 20 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 21 at 10:45 a.m. Free movie showing The Chamber is sponsoring a free Saturday movie matinee for kids on December 20 at the Gregory Cinema. The movie starts at 1:00 p.m. Santa Claus makes his appearance before the movie from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Sleigh bells jingling, carolers singing

Grandview plans move ahead

The Gregory City Council met on Monday, December 15, 2014. Mayor Maurie Schlaht chaired the meeting. The council members present were Seymour Studenberg, Shana Flakus Stacey Boes and Tim Mills. Blane Bartling and Chad Peck were absent. City finance officer Al Cerny and water superintendent Alex Hamilton also attended. Main Street business front During committee reports the council discussed the boarded up windows on a building in the commercial section of Main Street. The city code compliance actions that are possible will be considered at the next meeting. Grandview Phase I finance plans move ahead



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