More than 50 eighth-graders from Ainsworth, Springview and Cody-Kilgore schools participated in the 11th annual Northern Nebraska Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Eighth Grade Science Meet. The meet, held on Wednesday, February 18th at the Ainsworth Conference Center is the first of eight regional meets to be held throughout Nebraska. Gretchen Forsell, executive director of Northern Nebraska AHEC, said she enjoys making the trip to Ainsworth every year for the science meet.
Guilty Pleas Pled; Sentencing to Be Given on King April 14th; Hoff Ordered to Participate in North Central Problem Solving Court
Edgar Todd King, age 44, of Ainsworth, appeared in the District Court of Brown County on February 10, 2015. King pled guilty to charges of manufacturing a controlled substance, a Class II felony and possession of a controlled substance, a Class IV felony. King was arrested on December 8, 2014 during execution of an arrest warrant by the Nebraska State Patrol and Brown County Sheriff’s Office.
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Good Samaritan Society –Pine View has received a great state survey for four years in a row. Every year nursing homes must be inspected to assure quality of care before their Medicare and Medicaid license can be renewed. The fire marshal also comes yearly to inspect before the occupancy permit can be renewed. Nursing homes are heavily regulated by CMS and through the State of Nebraska.
by Laura Vroman
Some families have learned from previous generations, friends, and family, that it really pays to give back. Rob Lee said, “Frank and Shirley Sibert have been family friends and have been a big part in the Sandhills Area Foundation. They’ve been family friends since Frank was the Sandhills Cattle Association Director - way before my time. It was through him that I heard about the foundation.”
The Gregory City Council met on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Mayor Maurie Schlaht chaired the meeting. The council members present were Chad Peck, Seymour Studenberg, Shana Flakus and Tim Mills. City administrator Al Cerny, public works superintendent Mark Fortuna, library director Diane Althoff Merrill McFayden and other IOOF members also attended.
The regular meeting of the Gregory County Commission was held Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Commissioners Darrell Bentz, Lance Matucha, Jessy Biggins, Jeff Johnson and Myron Johnson were present.