News Flash

Posted on: June 19, 2021

Orphan Train

On Saturday, July 10th at 2 pm, the lovely and talented professional storyteller, Pippa White, reenacts the history of the Orphan Train.

How many orphans were riders on the trains? At least 200,000, but maybe as many as 500,000. Fending for themselves on the streets of New York, homeless children were given a chance for a new life in America’s heartland by riding the orphan train...

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Columbus Library News
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Stories of Inspiration: Quilt Show

Join us on Saturday, June 26th as Diane Gubbels shares with us her “Stories Of Inspiration.”

As her beautiful quilts unfold, so do the stories that led to their creation. As a talented designer and applique artist, Diane allows her creative spirit to speak through her quilts, using fabric and design. This wife, mother, and grandmother has been se...

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Columbus Library News
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Request for Voluntary Water Conservation

The City of Columbus, NE Water Production Division is asking city residents on city water to voluntarily conserve water Until Further Notice to avoid low storage levels during peak demand.

Current demand has hit 11.7 Million gallons per day. System record high is 14 Million gallons per day. We need to reduce the peak daily demand from 3 a.m. to Noon.

The city is requesting residents with street addresses ending in even numbers to limit outdo...

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Columbus News
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Columbus Aquatic Center Schedule

Until further notice, due to limited staff the Columbus Aquatic Center will close at 4 pm Monday – Friday, and will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

The Aquatic Center schedule for M – F will be as follows:

  • 8 am – 1 pm Adult Lap Swim/Exercises
  • 1 pm – 4 pm Open Swim

Columbus News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Annual Water Quality Report

The 2020 Annual Water Quality Report can be located on the City of Columbus website.

Please follow this link to view the report:  Paper copies are available at the front desk at Columbus City Hall, 2424 14 Street.  To have a copy mailed to you, please call 402-562-4236.  For any questions c...

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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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