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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Introduction to Finding Grants

Columbus Public Library will host a free workshop on grantseeking basics for nonprofit organizations on May 11th at 7:00 PM.  Introduction to Finding Grants will be led by Karen Connell, Reference Librarian and will provide an overview of the fun...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Making Lattice Pies

On Saturday, May 6th at 2:00 PM, the Columbus Public Library welcomes back Phyllis Bartholomew of the “Blue Ribbon Pies” fame, to teach a class on making lattice crust pies, just in time for Mother’s Day. She will demonstrate...

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Columbus News

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Arbor Day To Be Celebrated With Tree Planting At Sunset Park

The new Sunset Park and Trail will be enhanced with 25 new trees this spring because of donations from ADM Cares and Fantastic 4-H’ers.

Columbus is celebrating its 30th year of being designated as a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation by planting trees on Friday, April 28 at 2:00 pm at Sunset Park. The public is invited. Twenty-five trees were purchased with funds donated by ADM C...Read on...
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Columbus Community Guide

The newest version of the Columbus Community Guide is now available. The guide is produced every two years, and contains basic information about Columbus, Nebraska.

This information was compiled by the City of Columbus, Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce, Loup Power District, and Nebraska Public Power District in order to promote community development and quality of life. Data about our area’s economic devel...Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2017

31st Street Lane Restrictions between 33rd and 45th Avenues

Beginning the week of April 17th for a period of about 8 to 10 weeks, there will be lane restrictions on 31st Street from 33rd to 45th Avenues for concrete paving and intersection sidewalk ramp replacement.

31st Street will remain open with some one lane vehicle restriction areas.  At various times, some of the crossing avenues will be closed. Vehicles and pedestrians should use caution in the area throughout the project.Read on...
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Comprehensive Development Planning Services

The City received $26,400 of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Phase 1 for a planning study to determine future project(s) and $3000 for general administration of the grant.

Local matching funds of $12,600 will be provided by the City of Columbus.  The grant will also require an additional leverage of $12,600 within the target area and to benefit low-to-moderate income persons.  The total project co...Read on...