Ainsworth Star Journal
Firemen Train on Structural Fires

Firemen Train on Structural Fires

On a beautiful autumn Sunday many of us were busy in our yards, fishing, golfing, riding motorcycles read more

Ainsworth Cross Country Teams Top 5 at State

Ainsworth Cross Country Teams Top 5 at State

The Ainsworth Cross Country teams finished their 2014 campaigns with a pair of top five finishes at read more

GHS cheer and dance teams take first in hip-hop and kick at state

GHS cheer and dance teams take first in hip-hop and kick at state

by Coach Lenna Braun On Friday, October 24th the Gregory cheer & dance teams headed to Watertown read more

Young mountain lion treed at fish hatchery

Young mountain lion treed at fish hatchery

by Laura Vroman On October 24, 2014, a confirmed sighting of a young mountain lion was reported near read more

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Women’s Ranch Rodeo Association Holds Finals

By Janelle Keller

The Women’s Ranch Rodeo Association recently held their 10th annual World Finals in Loveland, CO. Three of the competitors have local ties to Brown County. Lezley (Schmitz) Koubek of Thedford competed in the Women’s Ranch Rodeo Association for the first time this year. “Raelyn just called me up to see if I wanted to do it,” said Koubek.

Halloween Bed Races Set for Halloween Night in Front of the Ainsworth Fire Hall

Ainsworth Area Chamber of Commerce is bringing back the Bed Races. This year it will be held on Friday, October 31st, Halloween night. This is a fun event and there is no charge to participate. How does it work? Each team, consisting of five members will take a turn. One teammate will be riding on the bed, the other four will be pushing the bed. The team will push the bed down the street to a designated place where all five will take part in some type of activity.

Troop 288 to the dog’s rescue!

The local Boy Scout Troop 288 has been at it again! Under the direction of Scout Caleb Long, the troop renovated the City Dog Pound. The transformation began September 20, 2014, and was finally completed the first week of October.

It’s the ‘Minion of most that treats are better than tricks for Halloween

by Laura Vroman

Last year Minion’s were on Valentine’s Main Street enjoying the treats, even sharing with each other for Halloween. Who will be gracing our streets this year? Zombies? Princesses? It’s anyone’s guess and creativity as to who will participate in the annual Chamber of Commerce’s Kiddie Parade which will be held Friday, October 31, 2014.

Commissioners approve zoning fee changes

The regular meeting of the Gregory County Board of Commissioners was held Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Commissioners Gordon Miner, Lance Matucha, Darrell Bentz and Dennis Vedral were present. Robert Sperl, Sr. was absent.

Candidates respond to questionnaire

The Gregory Times-Advocate asked county candidates to provide individual background information about themselves and to talk about the office they are seeking and what they hope to accomplish should they be elected.



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