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Posted on: March 25, 2017

NE Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Please make plans to come Saturday, April 15th at 2 PM to hear a presentation by Beth Ellsworth. She is from the Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and will cover multiple related topics while here at the Columbus Library. These topics i...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2017

John & Mona Neihardt Program

On Saturday, April 1st at 2 PM, come sit down with John & Mona Neihardt (aka Brad Kellogg and Raija Weiershauser), as he writes at his typewriter and she works on a sculpture.  Listen in as they reminisce about their lives together...Read on...


Columbus News

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Severe Weather Awareness Week

March 27th – 31st has been designated as Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week. This week has been set aside as a time that can be useful in preparing your family or business for the hazards of Nebraska weather.

Sirens will sound in Platte County during a Statewide Tornado Drill which will take place on March 29, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. For maps, facts and statistics check out the Severe Weather Awareness Week website from the National Weather Service: http://www.wea...Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2017

Spring Street Cleaning

Columbus Street Division is scheduled to start spring cleaning along Highway 81 and Highway 30 starting Monday, March 27, at 3:00 a.m. to 12 Noon, weather permitting.

Street crews will be cleaning the islands and City right-of-ways along these routes for most of the week. Drivers are encouraged to USE EXTREME CAUTION, and should anticipate lane closures and slower traffic in these areas.

Posted on: March 21, 2017

Temporary Closure: Road between East Pawnee Park and West Pawnee Park

Beginning Thursday, March 23, the road between East Pawnee Park and West Pawnee Park adjacent to the Ramada Inn will be closed until further notice. The Pawnee Park trail on the levee will be closed also.

These closures are due to construction on the levee now being done in Pawnee Park.  Drivers and pedestrians are asked to use alternate routes and adhere to the street blockage restrictions.

Posted on: February 23, 2017

Library/Cultural Arts Center on the Ballot

The Columbus City Council approved moving the Columbus Library/Cultural Arts Center project forward for a third vote on April 11, 2017. The April 11th ballot question is asking for permission to issue up to $8.5 million of bonds.


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