Carr and Rau Serve as Grand Marshals During Teachers’ End of the School Year Parade
	Wm. Krotter Co.’s buildings played big role in Gregory’s early days
Sparks River Road detour to change - Motorists asked to drive cautiously
Welcome Kyle Kellum as Cherry County Hospital’s new CEO
	Memorial Day Services Cancelled, But Not the Observance
Republican Incumbents Advance to 2020 General Election; Small Retains Seat as Brown County Commissioner

Ainsworth Star-Journal

Thursday, May 21st, at his daily coronavirus briefing, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that new directed health measures (DHMs) will take effect on June 1, 2020.

	Carr and Rau Serve as Grand Marshals During Teachers’ End of the School Year Parade

Since the 2019-2020 school year ended with students not going back into their classrooms after spring break due to the COVID-19, Ainsworth Community Schools staff and teachers held a Teache

At the regular meeting of the Brown County Commissioners on May 19th, the Commissioners decided to keep the Brown County Courthouse closed to walk-in traffic.

Valentine Midland News

Sparks River Road detour to change - Motorists asked to drive cautiously

Ainsworth, NE — A detour change began May 22, on north Highway 12/Sparks River Road, south of Sparks, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

Cherry County Road Closures as of May 21, 2020, 8:30 a.m.

Parts of Cherry County roads that are closed:

• North Ashby Road from Alkali Lake north five miles.

North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) was made aware of a positive case in Pierce County. The case contracted the illness outside the district in an area with an ongoing outbreak.

Gregory Times-Advocate

Local elections, originally scheduled to take place April 14, had to be postponed because of COVID-19 social distancing guidelines.

The regular meeting of the Gregory County Board of Commissioners was held at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at the Gregory County Courthouse.

Safety first

	Wm. Krotter Co.’s buildings played big role in Gregory’s early days

It turns out that Krotter’s lumber storage building that was recently burned down by the Gregory Fire Department has a much more interesting history than just a building in which to store lumber.

Sports

Ainsworth High School Athletes Compete in Virtual Track Meet

After Ainsworth Community School moved to remote learning the track team was forced to move to distance training, according to Head Coach Bryan Doke.

Sloan Raymond Signs Letter of Intent to Play Football for Hastings Colleg

AHS Senior Sloan Raymond recently signed a letter of intent to play football for the Hastings College Broncos. Raymond will be studying construction management at Hastings College.

The following awards for sports activities will be given out to the students in a packet at the end of this school year since we were unable to have a sports banquet due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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