At the regular meeting of the Brown County Commissioners on May 19th, the Commissioners decided to keep the Brown County Courthouse closed to walk-in traffic.
Since the 2019-2020 school year ended with students not going back into their classrooms after spring break due to the COVID-19, Ainsworth Community Schools staff and teachers held a Teacher Parade.
Thursday, May 21st, at his daily coronavirus briefing, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that new directed health measures (DHMs) will take effect on June 1, 2020. “Phase II” reopening DHMs, will apply to most of Nebraska. Except for those located in Central District Health Dept. (Hall, Hamilton, Merrick) and Dakota County Health Dept. (Dakota).
Republican Incumbents Advance to 2020 General Election; Small Retains Seat as Brown County Commissioner
Nebraska voters participated in an historic primary election this year. More than 471,000 Nebraskans voted in the May primary election, breaking a 48-year-old record for ballots cast in a primary election. “What is even more remarkable is that Nebraska voters broke the record in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and the serious health threat posed by COVID-19,” stated Secretary of State Bob Evnen.
Before the AHS Class of 2020 Senior Cruise Night began on Saturday evening, May 16th, this year’s Junior/Senior Prom King Raymond Sloan and Queen Bailey Kinnick were crowned. Due to the COVID-19, plans are tentatively set to have some type of Prom on July 11th with details to follow. Photos of other candidates can be found on page 7.