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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Author Visit- Jo Virden

On Saturday, August 26th at 2:00 PM, an author is visiting us from Colorado. Jo Virden grew up in a small town in Nebraska and her book is written in that setting. Jo Virden will tell us how she came about writing the novel “My Darling Dorothy&a...Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2017

Shades of Blue in America

On Wednesday, August 23rd at 7:00 PM, Joey Leone and his band from Vermont will be coming to our library to perform “Shades of Blue in America”. Joey Leone is a prolific blues guitar player and music historian. He will present...Read on...

Posted on: July 27, 2017

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Columbus Public Library are having their popular book sale again at the library during this year's Columbus Days. The days and hours are: * Thursday, August 17th 6pm to 9pm * Friday, August 18th 9:30am to 5pm * Saturday, August 19th ...Read on...
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Library/Cultural Arts Center Opinion Survey

Please help the City of Columbus improve the Library/Cultural Arts Center project by taking this anonymous survey!


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Columbus News

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Foot Golf Kick-Off Event

The City of Columbus and the Columbus Area Sports and Activities Council will be hosting a “Foot Golf Kick-Off” at Van Berg Golf Course on August 26 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

During the event, people of all ages are invited to try out Foot Golf for $5.00 per round. Participants may use their own #5 soccer ball or rent one at the clubhouse for $3.00. Free food will be available during the event to players. Players under age ...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2017

Aquatic Center Closed August 20

The Columbus Aquatic Center will be closed on Sunday, August 20, 2017, due to staff involvement with Columbus Days. They will reopen for their normal hours on Monday morning, August 21st.

Posted on: July 28, 2017

Closure of 18th Avenue Union Pacific Railroad Crossing

The 18th Avenue Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) crossing will be closed beginning on August 7, 2017. A pedestrian overpass will be constructed and is scheduled to open in summer 2018.

During construction pedestrians may use the 17th Avenue UPRR pedestrian crossing. This crossing is not signal protected and pedestrians shall use extreme care and caution. The closest at-grade UPRR crossings for vehicles are located at 12th Avenue and 2...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2017

Library/Cultural Arts Center Opinion Survey

Please help the City of Columbus improve the Library/Cultural Arts Center project by taking this anonymous survey!


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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Housing Study

Over the past several years many residents have noted concerns over housing availability and affordability.

In an effort to better understand the true dynamics of the housing market, the City of Columbus, Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce, Columbus Housing Authority, and NeighborWorks Northeast Nebraska came together to commission a community wide housing asses...Read on...