New housekeeper and HVAC system at Cherry County Hospital

Tru-D awaits her turn to thoroughly clean the room and every nook and cranny in it. Notice that the bed is bare, and doors are opened, along with other items arrayed needed to be disinfected. Photo by Laura Vroman

Ainsworth Star-Journal

Ainsworth Community Schools Board of Education - Jim Arens, Mark Johnson, Frank Beel, Jessica Pozehl, Scott Erthum and Brad Wilkins met in regular session on Monday evening, January 11th.

Residents at Cottonwood Villa Receive the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

Receiving her Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from staff nurse, Amy Salzman is Cottonwood Villa resident Bonnie Welke.

Cottonwood Villa received its first doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday morning, January 5th and began administering them immediately.

Long Pine City Council met in regular session on Thursday evening, January 7th. Councilmembers Linda Alberts, Dave Cheatum, Kathy Papstein and Andrea Collatos were present.

Valentine Midland News

New housekeeper and HVAC system at Cherry County Hospital

Tru-D awaits her turn to thoroughly clean the room and every nook and cranny in it. Notice that the bed is bare, and doors are opened, along with other items arrayed needed to be disinfected. Photo by Laura Vroman

Wouldn’t you love a housekeeper that’s quiet and efficient? Someone who gets the job done quickly, and effectively?

The Cherry County Planning and Zoning Commission held a meeting Tuesday, January 5, 2021, in the Cherry County Court Room. The meeting was scheduled at 4:30 p.m.

It’s the first baby born at Cherry County Hospital!

Photos by Laura Vroman

Omari Dee Running Bear was the first baby born at the Cherry County Hospital this past Monday, January 4, 2021. Omari weighed six pounds and five ounces, and was 18.75 inches long.

Gregory Times-Advocate

Catts brings extensive experience to his role as Chief of Police

The new Chief of Police for the City of Gregory, Douglas Catts, is now on the job.

Douglas Catts is the new chief of police for the City of Gregory. Catts has an extensive background with 38 years’ experience in law enforcement and security.

County commissioners decide on appointments, salaries, and policies

The Gregory County Board of Commissioners for 2021 is, back row, l to r: Bob Hausmann, Myron Johnson, and Lance Matucha. Seated, l to r: Vice Chair Jessy Biggins and Chair Jeff Johnson.

The regular meeting of the Gregory County Board of Commissioners was held at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 5, 2020, at the Gregory County Courthouse.

Last week the Gregory Times-Advocate printed a review of 2020 for the city of Gregory. The following account is for the rest of the county.

January:

Sports

Specialized Rods, Reels Not Necessary for Ice-Fishing Beginners

A spinning rod and reel is the popular choice of equipment used for ice-fishing. (Nebraskaland Magazine/NGPC)

Venture to a tackle shop where ice-fishing gear is on display and you will see aisles filled with icefishing rods and reels. The first thing you will notice about that equipment is the length.

Ainsworth Wrestlers took seventh place at theBurwell Dual Tournament. The dual was held in Burwell on January 8th with 10 teams competing.

Ainsworth Bulldogs Drop Two Games, Losing to Burwell and Minden

Freshman Trey Appelt had eight points and six rebounds against Minden.

The Ainsworth Bulldogs traveled to Burwell on January 5th to play the 9-0 Burwell Longhorns and were defeated 52-70.

Ainsworth Star-Journal

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Valentine Midland News

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Gregory Times-Advocate

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