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Posted on: November 23, 2021

CPD Taking Applications for 2022 Citizen's Academy

The next session of Citizen Police Academy (CPA) will begin the January 12, 2022 at 6:00 PM...

The next session of Citizen Police Academy (CPA) will begin the January 12, 2022 at 6:00 PM. This is a once a week class will meet every Wednesday from January 12 to April 20, 2022.  It meets from 6:00 PM until about 8:30 PM. Participants will le...

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Citizen's Academy Page Columbus News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Observance of Thanksgiving 2021

Some City of Columbus departments will be closed Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th in observance of the 2021 Thanksgiving holiday.

  • The Columbus Area Transit (CAT), the Columbus Police Department Lobby & front desk, the Columbus Community Center, and all departments located in City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 25, 2021, and Friday, November 26, 2021. 
  • The Colu...
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Columbus News
Posted on: November 12, 2021

18th Avenue Temporary Closure between Woodland Drive and Bill Babka Drive

18th Avenue will be temporarily closed to through traffic from south of Woodland Drive-North to south of Bill Babka Drive for utility work associated with a sanitary sewer lift station project.

The start date is Tuesday, November 16th with anticipated reopening in approximately three weeks, pending weather and site conditions.  A signed detour for 18th Avenue through traffic will be provided.

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Columbus News
Posted on: November 6, 2021

World War II: Nebraska

Novelist and historian Melissa Amateis will come to the Columbus Public Library on Saturday, December 11th at 2 pm to discuss World War II. Even though the fight against the Axis required sacrifice and dedication, Nebraskans proudly answered the call.

Three ordinance plants and two naval munitions depots brought employment and economic opportunities, but also housing shortages and racial disturbances. The U.S. Army Air Corps established eleven air bases here, leading to community engagement through USO...

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Columbus Library News
Posted on: October 27, 2021

Transfer Station Seasonal Hours

The Yard Waste Site at the Columbus Transfer Station will begin closing at 5:00 p.m. starting Monday, November 1st through November 30th.

Starting December 1st, the Winter Season Hours will go into effect.  See the following link on the City of Columbus website for the Solid Waste Transfer Station Seasonal Hours schedule:   http://www.columbusne....

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Columbus News
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Community Building Project Construction Impacts Roadway Closures, Lane Restrictions, and Parking Lot

The Community Building Project is moving into the next phase, which requires
some roadway closures, lane restrictions, and parking lot closures in and around
the site in downtown Columbus.

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