Ainsworth Board of Education - Mark Johnson, Henry Beel, Jessica Pozehl, Brad Wilkins, Jim Arens and Scott Erthum, met on Wednesday, February 10th at noon for their regular monthly meeting.
At the regular meeting of the Ainsworth City Council on February 10th, the Council approved the annual One and Six Year Street Plan.
Ainsworth Community Schools, along with most schools in North Central Nebraska, had a 10:00 a.m. late start on Monday, February 15th due to the extreme cold temperatures. The temperature shown above was taken around 8:00 a.m. Wind chill temperatures were around -42˚. The cold, brutal temperatures were in the forecast until mid-week.
The Brown County Sheriff's Department, Long Pine Fire Department and Nebraska Department of Roads were called to help clear hay from Highway 20 about 1/4 of a mile east of the Long Pine Junction on Tuesday, February 9th. The Long Pine Fire Department conducted traffic control while the hay was removed from the roadway. The Brown County Sheriff's Department was unable to determine who lost the bales of hay.
Last month’s weather has been topsy turvy, blustery, with extreme temperature differences. January’s temperatures ranged from the mid 40s and 50s, reaching a high of 62 degrees January 13, which is also when the winds blew gusts that reached 71 mph! Temperatures went back to the 30s and 40s over the next couple days with wind gusts of 69 and 63 mph January 13 and 14.