Bargain Buyway, the Ultimate Road Trip, is the spring sister of the Junk Jaunt and is held the last weekend of April each year. Bargain Buyway is a 250+ mile loop of North Central and North Eastern Nebraska that started ten years ago. The route covers over 35 towns that participate along Highways 20, 183, 12, 11, 14 and 275. Bargain Buyway is an opportunity to entice people and tourists to our area for a weekend of treasure hunting and sightseeing. Vendors and businesses in each town have specialty products for sale, with garage sales, antiques, old machinery, tools, equipment and food galore. New, used, cherished and abused all will be for sale. Shoppers on the Bargain Buyway route come from Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, and South Dakota as well as all across Nebraska.
During the 2014 Ainsworth Junior/Senior Prom Senior Dylan Dillon and Bailey Morrow were chosen by their peers to reign as the King and Queen.
Valentine Midland News
by Laura Vroman
When it’s finally completed, it will truly be the shelter that prayer built. In the interim, prayers are still being said for the completion of Border’s without Boundaries animal shelter. While the land has been secured, the building constructed, along with water and sewer hook up completed - thanks to the City of Mission and their $1,752.55 donation.
The inaugural Heart City Bull Bash Goes Red for Women was a resounding success. The various fund-raising efforts raised $10,000.00 for Cherry County Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab department; as well as making substantial donations to Bryan Health and the American Heart Association. The heart-healthy activities raised our community’s understanding of the need to live a heart healthy lifestyle and the methods for how to achieve it.
The regular meeting of the Gregory County Board of Commission was held Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Commissioners Gordon Miner, Lance Matucha, Darrell Bentz and Dennis Vedral were present. Robert Sperl, Sr. was absent.
Feedback received about milling roads
County highway superintendent Steve Cassidy has received additional information about milling asphalt roads. He looked at six counties. They have milled their asphalt roads and then put gravel on. This has improved road surfaces in these counties.
The Gregory City Council met on Monday, April 7, 2014. Mayor Maurie Schlaht chaired the meeting. The council members present were Tim Mills, Shana Flakus, Seymour Studenberg, Blane Bartling, Stacey Boes and Chad Peck. Finance officer Al Cerny and public works superintendent Mark Fortuna also attended the meeting. Finance officer Al Cerny, public works superintendent Mark Fortuna and planning commission chairman Scott Anshutz also attended the meeting.