Ainsworth Star Journal
Power Line Comes Down on Top of Semi

Power Line Comes Down on Top of Semi

Brown County Sheriff’s Department, Ainsworth Fire Department and KBR Rural Public Power District read more

Ainsworth Bulldogs Fall to 1 and 3 On Season

Ainsworth Bulldogs Fall to 1 and 3 On Season

With a tough 20 to 14 loss to Loup City/Arcadia, the Ainsworth Bulldogs are 1 and 3 on the season. Ainsworth read more

New Nebraska State Troopers patrolling Troop B area

New Nebraska State Troopers patrolling Troop B area

by Laura Vroman. The Nebraska State Patrol has two new patrolmen assigned to our area. Ray Johnson read more

Residential construction course underway for students

Residential construction course underway for students

Thirty-three Gregory High School students are building a house in Gregory as part of a new residential read more

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Meeting to Discuss Sand Draw Creek Restoration Projects Scheduled

The Middle Niobrara NRD invites area residents and landowners to a meeting to discuss the ongoing efforts to restore Sand Draw Creek. The NRD has been working with landowners and stakeholders to identify the causes and potential solutions to issues facing Sand Draw Creek. The creek has experienced higher than natural stream flows due to a rise in the local groundwater levels following the implementation of the Ainsworth Irrigation District.

2014 Harvest Begins

Silage chopping is in full swing throughout the BKR area. Bejot Feed Lot (photos) expected to be done with up to 400 acres of chopping by last Friday. Other farmers are just getting started. Silage is fermented, highmoisture stored corn which can be fed to cattle.

Happy autumn!!!

The leaves are changing colors right before our eyes, and falling nearly as fast. Evenings have a bit of a chill, and that smell that says Mother Earth is beginning to pull on her jacket. Mornings are crisp and give way to warm afternoons that cool down in the evenings - just right for Husker, Badger or Cowboy football.

Kids help police and earn Citizens Certificate of Commendation

Valentine Police Chief Dana Miller was happy to report the following: Three area middle school students were recently awarded the Citizen’s Certificate of Commendation by the Valentine Police Department. This award is given for Commendable Citizen Action which demonstrates an exceptional level of honesty, clearly shows a concern for law enforcement, and the prevention of crime.

German Polka Fest is at 4-H building on Saturday

A German Polka Fest will be held on Saturday, September 27 from 12:00-9:00 p.m. at the 4-H building in the Gregory City Park. The festival includes music, food and contests. Festival organizer Dr. Marv Braun encourages people to dress in German costumes. Live music will be performed by the Leon Olsen Band from New Ulm, MN, Bob Vrbsky and the Gregory County Polka Band.

GHS royalty to be crowned at coronation Thursday night

Gregory High School 2014 Homecoming week began on Monday, September 22. The Gregory Lady Spikers played host to Todd County in volleyball on Tuesday, September 23 at the Gregory Memorial Auditorium. Coronation of the 2014 Homecoming King and Queen will be held Thursday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Gregory Memorial Auditorium.

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