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Empire State Bldg. Run Up

February 7, 2013 by Wayne Hunkins (Register to contact)

I completed the Empire State Bldg. Run Up Feb. 6. About 35 minutes. 86 flights and 1576 steps. Good fun was had by all.

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Jazz musician returning to roots for hall of fame induction

November 22, 2017 by Columbus Telegram

Columbus TelegramCOLUMBUS — Five performers will be inducted into the Nebraska Music Hall of Fame during the third annual River's Edge Music Festival. Among the inductees is Dave Basse, a Columbus native who made a name for himself in the Kansas City jazz scene. The ...

Columbus Football Standout to Represent Nebraska in Game vs. Iowa All-Stars

November 22, 2017 by kwbe

kwbeCOLUMBUS, Neb. – A Columbus High football standout will be taking on some of the best players from Iowa in an all-star game this weekend. Garrett Krumland, a senior lineman for CHS, will play in the River Battle Bowl at Treynor High School, near ...

Columbus native digs into food history in new TV show

November 15, 2017 by Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln Journal StarIt was hard for the “silly kid from Columbus” to fully comprehend how far his career had come. Liebig, who graduated from Columbus High School in 1987, took that moment to reflect while filming a segment for his new TV show, which premieres Thursday ...

Spencer announces commitment to Nebraska

November 13, 2017 by Columbus Telegram

Columbus TelegramFor the Scotus track team, Spencer set the school records in both throws as a junior and swept the Class B state titles in the shot put and discus. Her season-bests of 42 feet, 1/2 inch in the shot put and 141-10 in the discus were among the top-10 ...

Every veteran's story worth telling

November 10, 2017 by Columbus Telegram

Columbus TelegramThat made him feel like what he did mattered. Kent knows his story is just one of many about those who choose to serve. That's what he told the crowd attending the annual community Veterans Day program Friday at Columbus High School. +5. Veterans02 ...

Book fair brings Nebraska authors to library

November 6, 2017 by Columbus Telegram

Columbus TelegramLiz Morales, The Columbus Telegram. prev. next. COLUMBUS — Nine Nebraska authors shared their work Saturday during the fourth annual book fair at Columbus Public Library. A variety of genres were available for the public to peruse as the books ranged ...

Peterson talks opioid abuse, marijuana use during local stop

October 30, 2017 by Columbus Telegram

Columbus TelegramNebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson speaks Monday to the Columbus Noon Lions Club at Hy-Vee. Peterson made several stops in Columbus, including Columbus High School, Columbus Middle School and Columbus Community Center, where he spoke about a ...

Columbus high school seniors aim for work-ethic certificate

October 22, 2017 by The Herald

High school seniors in Columbus hope to have an advantage in the workforce by completing a program that ensures they have the skills and traits employers are seeking. The Governor's Work Ethic certificate program, overseen by the Indiana Department of ...

Coaching spotlight: Dave Licari

October 19, 2017 by Columbus Telegram

Columbus TelegramHe's the only coach in Columbus handling three varsity sports and has held all three positions for more than 10 years. Licari also coached track, boys basketball and boys tennis along the way. On top of that, the 57-year-old still finds time to mow ...

Belitz: Three selected for Business Hall of Fame

October 17, 2017 by Columbus Telegram

Columbus TelegramThe Columbus Area Business Hall of Fame will induct its 12th class of honorees. The chamber is proud to announce the 2017 class of inductees: Marie Froemel, Charles Wurdeman and Robert Loshbaugh. Marie Froemel was a Columbus native and graduate of ...

Columbus qualifies for first state tourney since 2013

October 2, 2017 by Columbus Telegram

Columbus TelegramColumbus High's Emilee Rotherham tees off on the fourth hole Monday during the B-2 district tournament at Elks Country Club. Kollin Miller, The Columbus Telegram. Golf10021702.JPG. Lakeview's Gracie Borer watches a putt on the fourth hole Monday during ...

Documentary puts Columbus High in spotlight

September 27, 2017 by Columbus Telegram

Columbus TelegramColumbus High School teacher Tracy Dodson, left, and senior Sarah Kwapnioski are filmed Wednesday in the school's STEM Academy for a short documentary produced by Nebraska Loves Public Schools. The nonprofit group makes films showcasing public schools ...

16 students on CHS homecoming court

September 21, 2017 by Columbus Telegram

Columbus TelegramCOLUMBUSColumbus High School will crown its homecoming royalty Friday night following the home football game against Ralston at Pawnee Park's Memorial Stadium. The following are biographies of the 16 candidates for king and queen. Jessie Nelson is ...

Decades ago, gymnastics was part of Discoverers' routine

September 19, 2017 by Columbus Telegram

Columbus TelegramMike Oglevie and Dennis Hoyle were both part of the first Columbus High gymnastics team in 1965. Courtesy photo. 1972 Gymnastics Team.jpg. Kevin Christensen competed on the 1972 (pictured) and 1973 gymnastics teams at Columbus High. Courtesy photo ...

Columbus High honoring 2017 hall of fame class

August 28, 2017 by Columbus Telegram

Columbus TelegramShe still holds the school record with 1,232 kills in her career. In her senior year, Sjuts was named Columbus High's Athlete of the Year. Sjuts received a scholarship to play volleyball at the University of Nebraska and was on the 2006 national ...

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