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Columbus Library News

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

"Shades of Blue in America" performed by Joey Leone

We have a special guest appearance by a much-requested musician, Joey Leone, who is coming to the Columbus Public Library Monday night, July 23rd at 7 p.m. Joey Leone and his band from Vermont will be coming to perform “Shades of Blue in America...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2018

A Visit with Lady Vestey

On Saturday, July 21st at 2 p.m., Beverly Beavers comes in costume and character to tell the fascinating story of Lady Vestey. Lady Vestey became the highest paid woman executive in the world in the early 1900’s. As an employee of the Vestey Col...Read on...

Columbus News

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

City of Columbus and Platte County Form Consolidated Communications Center

Following approval by both the city and county governments, dispatch forces will be combined for Columbus and Platte County authorities.

The Consolidated Communications Center Interlocal Cooperation Agreement was approved by the Columbus City Council on June 18, 2018, and by the Platte County Board of Supervisors on June 26, 2018, which will combine the dispatch efforts by both the City an...Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2018

3rd Avenue Improvement Project

Effective Monday, July 9, 2018, 3rd Avenue will be closed for resurfacing from the Columbus city limits north to the Lost Creek Parkway.

The construction will take 55 days to complete. Weather permitting, the road will reopen the first week in September. Any questions, please contact the Platte County Highway Department (402) 563-4909.
Posted on: May 29, 2018

Crimestoppers Board Opening

Platte County Crimestoppers has two current positions open on their board. The board meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday of the month from about Noon until 1:00 PM. If you are interested in applying for this position please fill out the application form a...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2018

Consumer Confidence Report 2017

The City of Columbus Water Production Division announced that the Annual Consumer Confidence Report on 2017 water quality is now available.

The URL ( regarding our annual water quality report will be included on the May and June 2018 utility bills for every residence and business that currently pays for water. Any resident or persons who rent and have their water service ...Read on...

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