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Leonard J Kucera, Jr., 71, of Deweese, passed away on Wednesday December 5, 2018 at the VA Nebraska Health Care Hospital in Grand Island.
Laura M. Umphenour Beatrice Daily Sun
Laura M. Umphenour passed away November 22, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Home in Beatrice. Laura was born December 5, 1929 in Columbus, NE to Walter ...
Penington, Charles Beal “Chuck” | Obits Omaha World-Herald
Penington, Charles Beal "Chuck" Passed away on Wednesday morning, November 21, 2018. Chuck was born in Columbus, NE to Ruth and Beal Penington.
Charles Beal “Chuck” Penington Lincoln Journal Star
November 21, 2018. Charles Beal “Chuck” Penington passed away Wednesday morning, November 21, 2018. Chuck was born in Columbus to Ruth and Beal ...
High school bands to compete in Columbus Marching Festival this Saturday Columbus Telegram
High school bands from all over Nebraska will be seen marching through the streets of downtown Columbus for the 44th annual Columbus Marching Festival on ...
David "Paco" Kohles Columbus Telegram
David 'Paco' Kohles, 44, of Columbus, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Columbus High School hosts first-ever Workforce Signing Day Columbus Telegram
Columbus High School recognized five of its graduating students who plan to jump straight into the workforce during its first-ever Workforce Signing Day held ...
Seeing double, triple Columbus Telegram
Victoria Joseph, head cheer coach at Columbus High School, said this year's homecoming candidates are a sight to behold because of a unique coincidence.
CHS issues warning about scam | Local | columbustelegram.com Columbus Telegram
Columbus High School announced Friday it had been informed of an individual named Nathan Geiger who is calling local businesses claiming to be a project ...
Behlen visits Columbus High School welding class Columbus Telegram
Students at Columbus High School Friday got a firsthand introduction to what a life working at Behlen Building Systems might look.
Columbus High School holds moment of silence for shooting victims Columbus Telegram
In wake of the one-month anniversary of the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida, many organizations across the country have been encouraging a ...
Columbus High STEM roof takes second wallop Columbus Telegram
After repair work began on Columbus High School's STEM Academy roof June 2, another storm took a punch at the CHS facility along 33rd Avenue and 38th ...
Senior students celebrate at proms before graduation Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS – Prom season is not merely an occasion for the glitz and glamour, but it also a time for togetherness and celebration.
Meet records fall at Columbus home track event Columbus Telegram
The Columbus High boys' and girls' track teams saw three meet records broken Monday in a dual meet with visiting Norfolk at Columbus High School.
Unified bands ready to bring Husker spirit to Sunday parade Columbus Telegram
Editor's note: This is the final part of a three-part series that highlights summer camp for area high school bands. Scotus Central Catholic High School's band is ...
Local high school soccer players to play in all-star game Columbus Telegram
Local high school soccer players from all three Columbus high schools will be joining forces when Central Community College has their first ever All-Star boys' ...
CHS hosts annual Sing Around Columbus Thursday Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS – The voices of hundreds of students filled the air during the Sing Around Columbus event held Thursday at Columbus High School Concert Hall.
Time to hit the books with summer break ending Columbus Telegram
School is officially back in session leaving area students and faculty feeling excited and motivated for the new school year.
Columbus Ice in final stages of fundraising Columbus Telegram
wDiving headfirst into her 4-H Diamond Clover Level 6 project approximately three years ago, Elizabeth Blaser pined over community *service* project ideas that ...
Columbus teen dies | Local | columbustelegram.com Columbus Telegram
Columbus Public Schools District on Monday acknowledged the Aug. 10th passing of Columbus High School student Jarrett Brehm, 18. The district on its ...
CHS swimmer Mendez signs college letter Columbus Telegram
When Said Mendez began swimming competitively as a high-school freshman four years ago, he never would have envisioned someday being where he was ...
High school students learn to embrace their cultures Columbus Telegram
Three Columbus High School students left the Latino Youth Summit on Tuesday feeling more empowered about their heritage.
Discoverers track competes at McCook Columbus Telegram
On Thursday, the Columbus Discoverers hit the track in McCook and three of them came away winners in their respective events.
Columbus hosts golf invite Columbus Telegram
A crisp, cool morning greeted golfers from 15 different high schools as they coverged on the Elks Country Club for the Columbus High School boys' varsity golf ...
YOUTH DIGESTS Columbus Telegram
Columbus Community Hospital (CCH) and CCH Premier Physical Therapy would like to congratulate the 2017-18 KLIR Prep Club Award winners. The award ...
Student arrested after threat to Columbus High School WMTV
One student was arrested after making a threat of violence against Columbus High School.
Columbus High School Timeline Columbus Telegram
1860-61 — Columbus forms a school district after the first school building is donated. The log cabin was previously used as a company home by the Columbus ...
CHS Mechatronics team set to compete at nationals in June Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS – After being crowned champions at State, the Mechatronics team from Columbus High School is set to represent the city during the National ...
Big Band to entertain, benefit CHS music program Columbus Telegram
Collaboration between local entities and a state organization is bringing an Omaha-based Big Band to Columbus in an effort to raise money for a new piano to ...
Columbus’ Kucera signs with Northeast Columbus Telegram
Being a defender in soccer means your head must constantly be on a swivel. But, what goes on between the ears is just as important.
Columbus students move into new high school Lincoln Journal Star
COLUMBUS — Columbus students moved into the district's new high school Monday, the first step in the Columbus Public Schools' modernization plan.
Apply2College Day provides push for post-secondary education Columbus Telegram
Columbus High School seniors were given the extra push to complete their college applications on Thursday during Apply2College Day.
CHS trio sign letters of intent Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS -- Michael Koch, Juan Leon and Nathan Slusarski were among the catalysts for the Columbus High football team the past four years.
Esch inks deal with Raiders Columbus Telegram
All his life growing up on a soccer field, Caleb Esch's job was to keep the ball out of his own team's net.
CHS softball starts off season 0-2 | High School Columbus Telegram
The Columbus High School softball team didn't get off to the start it was hoping for over the weekend, as it lost both games of a triangular on Saturday.
Doug Kluth appointed principal of Shell Creek Elementary School Columbus Telegram
After retiring five years ago from the school system, Doug Kluth recently returned to education taking on the position of principal at Shell Creek Elementary ...
Lakeview, CHS moving on after back-to-back losses Columbus Telegram
Lakeview High football suffered a second straight loss to a ranked opponent that included more turnovers in Friday's 44-22 loss to No. 1 Pierce.
The reluctant superstar Columbus Telegram
Columbus High School Homecoming is on Saturday night, and Joey Braasch doesn't have a date.
Area dancers show off moves at Jam the Gym Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — Dancers from across the area showed off their moves Sunday during Jam the Gym.
CHS athletic facilities sure to wow Columbus Telegram
Editor's note: This story and a dozen others will be featured in a special section in Saturday's Telegram highlighting the new Columbus High School.
CPS seeks public input on Anchor complex plans Columbus Telegram
First, members of the public got a bird's-eye view of the conceptual drawings for a sports complex south of Columbus High School on Wednesday. Next comes ...
Home Real Estate making a move into new home Columbus Telegram
From a young age, Columbus native Renee Mueller knew she wanted to help her hometown.
Despite delays, new CHS expected to be under budget Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — Columbus Public Schools board members on Monday evening approved some spending changes in the construction costs for the new ...
Lakeview hosts golf invite, Scotus second Columbus Telegram
It took winning a playoff hole for Columbus Scotus Central Catholic boys' golf team to earn a second-place finish Thursday in the 2018 Lakeview Boys' Golf ...
Work Skills found through Project SEARCH Columbus Telegram
Michael Hansen will be the first one to say that his career has progressed extensively during his 36-year-long tenure in the healthcare industry.
Kathy Stradley Columbus Telegram
Kathy Stradley, age 69, died Aug. 29, 2018, at Mory's Haven in Columbus. A memorial *service* will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept.1 at McKown Funeral ...
Columbus wrestlers 'almost perfect' in trouncing of North Star Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — Before Thursday's home dual against Lincoln North Star, Kasten Grape told Columbus High head wrestling coach Adam Keiswetter the ...
Jarrett Brehm Columbus Telegram
Jarrett Brehm, 18, passed away Aug. 10, 2018, at his home in Columbus. Funeral *service* will be at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at First United Methodist ...
Columbus man fights through cancer Columbus Telegram
After relapsing four times in the past seven years, Columbus native Kyle Anderson said he is feeling optimistic moving forward after being pronounced ...
Design finalized for new Columbus High campus Lincoln Journal Star
COLUMBUS — Plans for the $49.9 million Columbus High School project were recently completed, even though work started on the 60-acre site along 33rd ...
CPS Trunk or Treat offers safe space for Halloween tradition Columbus Telegram
Halloween lovers are in for a treat because the annual Columbus Public Schools Trunk or Treat event is returning for the eighth year.
A friendly competition Columbus Telegram
Since its establishment more than 20 years ago, Top Score Amusement has been providing a reason for community members to gather for a friendly competition ...
Eugene Foltz Columbus Telegram
Eugene Henry Foltz was born on March 8, 1948, in Columbus to Alfred and Luelle (Pfeifer) Foltz and passed away on July 24, 2018, in Seward at the age of 70 ...
Luckey loves role as first male member of CHS dance team Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — All it took was a single class and Trevor Luckey was hooked.
Behlen launches apprenticeship program Columbus Telegram
Area students will be able to receive first-hand work experience with Behlen Manufacturing Co. launching its Registered Apprenticeship Program on Tuesday.
Columbus couple recall life of military service Columbus Telegram
Between the sea sickness and fear of discovery from Russian attack subs, life in the Navy during the Cold War could be difficult.
Assistant coaches selected for CCC soccer team Columbus Telegram
New Central Community College-Columbus men's soccer coach Hawken Hanna has already found his assistant coaches.
Runza owner taking creative approach with marquee Columbus Telegram
Steve Hughes never had aspirations of being a comedian growing up in Columbus, but he has found himself moonlighting as one, to an extent, over the last few ...
CPS requests drawings for new sports complex Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — Columbus Public Schools officials received bids Wednesday for conceptual drawings for a possible sports complex that would be built on a ...
Ten from Lakeview Speech Team qualify for state Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS – Ten of 25 students comprising Lakeview High School's speech team recently qualified for the state-level competition. The competition will be held ...
Sports notes: Columbus Area Bison tryout scheduled Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS -- The Columbus Area All-Star Bison basketball team tryout will be held on Sunday, March 18 at Columbus High School. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. ...
Providing a home away from home Columbus Telegram
Since 1994, Columbus residents Don and Gayleen Hingst have cared for all foreign exchange students who have stayed with them like family.
Joseph shows off technicolor dreamcoat in CHS musical this weekend Columbus Telegram
The Holy Bible will meet Broadway for the latest Columbus High School musical.
CHS boys let No. 4 Aurora off the hook Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — It's been almost a month since Columbus High played on its home court, but for head coach Jimmy Motz, Saturday's home game against No.
Revolution strives to make a difference Columbus Telegram
After his sister fell victim to an abusive relationship, Columbus High School junior Mac Shevlin made it his mission to increase awareness surrounding dating ...
Columbus marching bands compete in state competition Columbus Telegram
For a fifth consecutive year, Columbus High School's marching band has quite a bit to brag about.
Play is rendition of classic movie, "12 Angry Men" Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS – The phrase “Don't judge a book by its cover” is the epitome of the Columbus High School's upcoming play, "12 Angry Jurors."
Columbus High closes out home schedule in style Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS -- The Columbus High boys christened their new gym with an offensive explosion in a 93-58 win over South Sioux City on Dec. 2.
Columbus Area Girls Golf Columbus Telegram
Columbus High. Aspen Luebbe is at it again, this time winning the Grand Island Invitational on Friday. Luebbe shot one-under par, with a score of 35, beating ...
Shamrocks hold of Lady Vikes for sub-district title Columbus Telegram
Scotus overcame an early hole, took a two set led then hung on as Lakeview mounted a furious comeback in Tuesday's Class C-1 Sub-District 8 tournament ...
CHS grad earns presidential teaching award Columbus Telegram
Lorie Hammerstrom bloomed late as a student in the classroom but left her career in education as a shining star after walking across a stage last week in ...
Jonathan Danforth | Obituaries | columbustelegram.com Columbus Telegram
Jonathan Danforth, 28, of Columbus, died Aug. 18, 2018, at his home in Columbus. A memorial *service* will be held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 14 at First United ...
Leadership Columbus strengthening community ties for 28 years Columbus Telegram
Mary Wiegand's life has been spent in the Columbus community, but the executive director of the Platte Valley Literacy Association wanted a way to better ...
Joshua Gasper Columbus Telegram
Joshua Alan Gasper, 22, of Columbus, died Aug. 6, 2018, as a result of injuries sustained from an auto-motorcycle accident near Humphrey on Aug. 2, 2018.
Brassfire to kickoff Friends of Music concert series Columbus Telegram
One of the world's most renowned trumpeters will be performing in Columbus this weekend.
CHS percussion group making noise Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — One of the first public events at the new Columbus High School was a loud affair.
Districts hope code of conduct helps curtail parents' bad behavior Lincoln Journal Star
BANCROFT — For as long as high school athletes have competed against one another, their parents and other adults have gathered to watch and cheer for ...
Columbus' Aspen Luebbe wins again Columbus Telegram
Columbus' Aspen Luebbe has done it again, this time shooting a 1-over 72 at the Pius X Shootout on Tuesday. The score ties the Columbus High School record ...
New CHS groups showcase more students Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — More flags are flying and voices singing as Columbus High School welcomed two new groups last winter.
Collaboration is key to capital project success in Columbus Omaha World-Herald
In November 2009, the Omaha World-Herald praised Columbus, Nebraska, for its “long-term vision on community planning and economic growth.” The opinion ...
Paula Rowe Columbus Telegram
Oct. 26, 1950 - Aug. 8, 2018. Paula Sue (Rowe) Roberts, 67 of Conifer, Colorado, passed into eternal peace Aug., 8, 2018, at the University of Colorado ...
CHS crowns homecoming king, queen Columbus Telegram
Columbus High School homecoming king and queen Said Mendez and Sydney Mickey pose for photos Friday night at Pawnee Park's Memorial Stadium.
Kracl on governor's radar Columbus Telegram
Denise Kracl has found plenty of success professionally and personally throughout the years, but the Columbus native credits her hometown for shaping who ...
Missoula Children's Theatre returns Columbus Telegram
It was a dream come true for 15-year-old Cass Campbell when she was selected to be assistant director in the upcoming production of "Gulliver's Travels," set for ...
Barnstorming the state, UNL takes a positive message on the road Lincoln Journal Star
COLUMBUS — It's not the barnstorming flying circuses of a century ago, nor a barnstorming baseball exhibition.
CASSETTE House offers life skills for special needs students Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS -- Funded by the Columbus Public Schools system, the CASSETTE Program is a transition program built to equip special education students with ...
Shamrocks travel to Ainsworth for district final Columbus Telegram
Scotus Central Catholic volleyball learned its opponent and destination for Saturday's district final round when the NSAA released matchups on Wednesday ...
Opening date for new Columbus High pushed to March Lincoln Journal Star
COLUMBUS — Contractors will need more time this winter to put the finishing touches on the new $49.9 million Columbus High School and revamp the old high ...
Shari Reisdorff Columbus Telegram
Shari Reisdorff, 59, of David City, died Oct. 8, 2018, in Racine, Minnesota. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, with viewing from 9-10 a.m. at St. Mary's ...
Dennis "Denny" Vollbracht Columbus Telegram
Dennis 'Denny' Vollbracht, 66, of Columbus, Nebraska, died Sept. 6, 2018, at CHI Health Bergan Mercy in Omaha. The funeral *service* will be held at 10:30 a.m. ...
CHS graduate operating own painting company through internship Columbus Telegram
While Seth Stirek is confident that after college graduation he will become a Certified Public Accountant, a more strenuous labor-filled endeavor is teaching him ...
Mobile lab delivers STEM lessons to more students Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — STEM is going on the road in Columbus in the coming months.
Columbus High's best returning for final home game Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — Some of the best basketball and volleyball players in Discoverer history are returning Friday to bid farewell to the current Columbus High School.
CHS evacuation team ready to take action Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — If a crisis hits Columbus High School, one group of students is prepared to take action to help others get out safely.
Gokie, Rieger earn Columbus Days Royalty honors Columbus Telegram
Jeff Gokie and Karin Rieger will serve as King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella XLIV, respectively, during Columbus Days later this summer.
Lakeview comes up short vs. North Bend Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS -- Lakeview opened the fourth quarter of Tuesday's C1-7 subdistrict semifinal game against No. 10 North Bend with a 3-pointer to cut the Tigers' ...
STEM Academy gaining state recognition Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — Trey Stempek is still in elementary school, but he is already looking forward to high school so he can get his hands on the machines inside the ...
Caged tiger at Florida high school prom causes uproar USA TODAY
Students and parents of a Miami-area high school were angry after school officials allowed a caged tiger and other animals as part of a jungle-themed prom.
Columbus man's passing inspires blood drive | Local Columbus Telegram
Anyone who came across Columbus' Josh Gasper instantly made a friend. He was funny, kind, caring and generous, among other many things, according to ...
Band festival marching into Columbus Columbus Telegram
COLUMBUS — Students are hoping to hit the right notes during this weekend's Columbus Marching Festival.
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