Ainsworth Star Journal
Congratulations Cody-Kilgore Class of 2015!

Congratulations Cody-Kilgore Class of 2015!

Cody-Kilgore graduated 15 seniors, Saturday, May 16, 2015. Their commencement exercise began at 4:00 read more

GHS seniors recognized for earning a 4.0 GPA

GHS seniors recognized for earning a 4.0 GPA

Gregory High School seniors were awarded scholarships during the commencement exercises held on Saturday, read more

Thirty-Two Seniors Graduate in the Ainsworth High School Class of 2015

Thirty-Two Seniors Graduate in the Ainsworth High School Class of 2015

Diplomas were handed out to thirty-two seniors during commencement exercises of the Ainsworth High read more

Tony Lentz Honored with the First 2015 Yard of the Week

Tony Lentz Honored with the First 2015 Yard of the Week

Tony Lentz (right), Ainsworth resident on 1123 East 3rd Street, is the first recipient of the 2015 Yard read more

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Ainsworth City Council Appoints Kent Taylor and Leanne Maxwell to Ainsworth/Brown County Care Center Board

At the regular monthly meeting of the Ainsworth City Council, the Council voted to appoint Councilman Kent Taylor and Leanne Maxwell to the Ainsworth/Brown County Care Center Board. The City of Ainsworth and Brown County will each have two members on the Ainsworth/Brown County Care Center Board. The Board was set up by City of Ainsworth and Brown County Commissioners through an interlocal agreement between the two entities.

Cemeteries to be Decorated May 22nd

In honor of Memorial Day Weekend, the American Legion and Auxiliary #79 will put up the Avenue of Flags and the Poppy crosses out on Friday, May 22nd at 4:00 p.m.

Honor a loved one with a Brick of Remembrance at Mount Hope in Valentine

Recent improvements have been made at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine under the guidance of the local Cemetery Board. The Boy Scouts and My Town Group have painted the fences and entrances to the cemetery. Also included in the improvements is the restructuring of the directory shelter. The flag circle has been cleaned up and the brick memorial stand is in place.

May 7, Blood Drive Report from Rotary Unit #1503

by Jeanie Cozad

What a busy time spring is in this corner of the world….brandings, fencing, graduations, etc. We did not make our goal of 99 units of blood collected, but we did collect 84 units. There were several Gallon Certificates distributed. We did reach 5,500 units collected since January 2003. Our donor that helped us reach that milestone was Jessica McGinley. The generosity of this community continues to amaze me. Thank you!! The goal for May 7, blood drive was 99; we had 75 present to donate whole blood and eight present to donate for double reds. We ended up with 68 whole blood units, and eight double reds, for a total collection of 84 units of blood.

BID group plays big role in receiving recognition

Gregory was recently named the 2015 South Dakota Community of the Year. It was recognition of the community’s commitment to investing in the future and expanding the economy. The award also reflected the dedicated efforts of Gregory’s Business and Industrial Development group for nearly 50 years.

Three teachers serve for total of 122 years

Three teachers who spent their entire careers teaching in Gregory were recognized at a open house held on Friday, May 14, 2015. The trio taught a total of 122 years in the Gregory School District. They are, l to r: Jim Larkin, Donna Schmitz and Mary Kay Drees.

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