Ainsworth Star-Journal

Nebraska and the surrounding plains states were devastated by a “Bomb Cyclone” that brought widespread flooding and blizzard-like conditions beginning Wednesday, March 13th.

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) will hold a public information open house regarding proposed improvements to a U.S. Highway 20 (US-20) bridge over Long Pine Creek in Brown County.

The Brown County Commissioners held a joint meeting with the Ainsworth City Council on March 5th to discuss the Brown County Rural Fire District levy and Sandhills Care Center funding.

Valentine Midland News

Let’s continue to share prayers for those who are less fortunate during the events of March 13-14, 2019, and suffered the devastation of Winter Storm Ulmer.

St. John’s Food Pantry appreciates your prayers, donations and financial support throughout the year. This support enables us to keep the doors open and continuing to help those in need.

The St. Nicholas Knights of Columbus presented a check/donation for $250 to the St. John’s Food Pantry.

Gregory Times-Advocate

The regular meeting of the Gregory City Council was held Monday, March 18, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Gregory City Hall.

Snow, rain, snow, potholes are the story

Winter Storm Ulmer hit South Dakota and Nebraska Wednesday and Thursday, March 13 and 14, leaving behind a wake of devastation.

The Gregory AAU wrestlers traveled to Mitchell for the region tournament held Saturday and Sunday, March 9 and 10, 2019. Six wrestlers earned a spot in the state tournament.


On the calendar, the Ainsworth High School Boys Golf season begins Tuesday, March 26th with a Scramble at the Ainsworth Municipal Golf Course with Valentine, North Central and West Holt.

The fifth grade class at Valentine Elementary School will present their program, Galaxy of Music, on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at the Valentine High School Auditorium.

Congratulations to all the youth who put on a great performance at the annual 4-H Communications and Expressive Arts contest on March 1, 2019. The results are as follows:

Ainsworth Star-Journal

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Valentine Midland News

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Gregory Times-Advocate

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