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Rodeway Inn employees recently celebrated their award during a staff meeting. Employees are (bottom row left to right): Danetta Rice, Hannah Titus, Alyssa Erthum, Ryanne Kerrigan, Sonny Corkle, Sandy Sisson, Wanda Raymond; (second row left to right): Cailin Orton, Cathie Pankowski, Lori Voss; (third row left to right): Nikki Ashcraft, Kathy Klammer; (fourth row left to right): Shauna Rudnick, Laurie Delimont; (top row left to right): Charissa Eick, Adriana Hood, Kat Kerrigan, Jayme Kinney, Brandy Connell and Jeanie Klosner.

Rodeway Inn Hotel in Ainsworth Wins Prestigious “Best of Choice” Award

The Rodeway Inn hotel of Ainsworth, NE was recognized with the prestigious “Best of Choice” award from Choice Hotels International, Inc.

First ones in, last ones out: Gregory men bookend Vietnam War

Ron Shattuck was drafted into the Army at the beginning of the Vietnam War, and was on the first ship over.

First ones in, last ones out: Gregory men bookend Vietnam War

After setting up Camp Ranger at Bien Hoa, 28 miles north of Saigon, he was a machine gun gunner in the 2nd platoon, eventually becoming squad leader.

First ones in, last ones out: Gregory men bookend Vietnam War

John Knight enlisted in the Navy at the end of the Vietnam War. His ship was part of Operation Frequent Wind, the last ones out of the country.

First ones in, last ones out: Gregory men bookend Vietnam War

This photo of refugees on Knight’s ship show several children with no adult to accompany them.

First ones in, last ones out: Gregory men bookend Vietnam War

Ron Shattuck was drafted into the Army and reported for his physical in Sioux Falls on November 22, 1963, but because the funeral for President Kennedy was that day, the physical was postponed for

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