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Columbus High School principal resigning | Regional news  WiscNews

Columbus High School Principal Jake Ekern will resign from his position effective at the end of the school year.

Making a Difference: Columbus High School's Project UNIFY makes all feel welcome  WMTV

A student group called Project UNIFY at Columbus High School is making sure all students feel included, respected, and welcome at the school. Students with ...

Special Olympics of Wisconsin has Columbus students plunging for a purpose  WiscNews

After breaking a record last year, students at Columbus High School weren't satisfied.

Columbus High School prepares for major schedule change; closed campus  WiscNews

Columbus High School students can expect some significant changes when they begin the 2019-20 school year.

Columbus High School hosting Jazz Cabaret concert | Community  Columbus Journal

The Columbus High School Music Department will be presenting the 16th Annual Jazz Cabaret “A Night in New Orleans” on Saturday, Jan. 19 in the Columbus ...

Columbus School District welcomes new staff | Education  Columbus Journal

The Columbus School District hired several new staff members this summer, set to welcome students back when they return for the first day of school on Sept. 4.

GALLERY: Wisconsin Dells and Columbus boys soccer battle it out  Columbus Journal

Photos of the Wisconsin Dells and Columbus boys soccer teams battling it out in a Capitol Conference match on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at Columbus High School.

Catching Up With Charlie Cardinal: Columbus High School students prepare for future careers  Columbus Journal

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month in Wisconsin. More than 14 million secondary and postsecondary students are enrolled in at least ...

BOYS HOOPS: Columbus gained confidence right out of gates, now to trying to smooth out edges  WiscNews

COLUMBUS — Coaches and players alike will tell you they're not into moral victories when it comes to rationalizing losses.

Columbus School District sets open enrollment limits for 2019-20  WiscNews

Columbus School District has finalized plans for its open enrollment period.

BOYS HOOPS: Columbus hangs with 6th-ranked Lakeside Lutheran most of way, fades late  WiscNews

COLUMBUS — Columbus prep boys basketball coach Ben Schambow felt Friday night's contest against Lake Mills Lakeside Lutheran would be a great ...

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Columbus gets better as match goes along but still falls to Lake Mills  WiscNews

COLUMBUS — Little by little, point by point, Columbus' prep girls volleyball team got better as the match went along Tuesday night vs. Lake Mills.

Columbus FFA honors National Farm Safety Week | Regional news  Portage Daily Register

National Farm Safety Week—Last week was National Farm Safety Week and important topic for students that live and/or work on farms. Since harvest season ...

GIRLS HOOPS: Columbus falters early, can't recover in 59-42 loss to New Glarus  WiscNews

COLUMBUS — All it took was one blow — nine straight points — delivered by New Glarus' prep girls basketball team to open the game Tuesday night and ...

Jostens honors Columbus High School yearbook staff for excellence  Reedsburg Times Press

The Columbus High School yearbook staff has been awarded, once again, the Jostens National Yearbook Program of Excellence Distinction for 2017-2018.

FOOTBALL: Fourth quarter blues continue for youthful Columbus in 17-14 loss to Luther Prep  WiscNews

COLUMBUS — Once was hard enough to swallow. But two heartbreaking defeats in as many weeks?

Columbus High School musicians entertain at Winter Concert  Reedsburg Times Press

Columbus High School's talented musicians showcased their skills Dec. 18.

Columbus and Fall River schools pay tribute to veterans  Portage Daily Register

Columbus and Fall River schools honored Veterans Day with programs Nov. 9 and 12.

Columbus student shines at Badger Girls State | Regional news  WiscNews

Most Wisconsin residents know that June is Dairy Month in Wisconsin. But June is also the month when more than 700 Wisconsin high school girls, who have ...

Student arrested after threat to Columbus High School  WMTV

One student was arrested after making a threat of violence against Columbus High School.

PREP BOYS SOCCER: Columbus rallies twice to earn 3-3 draw against Wisconsin Dells  WiscNews

COLUMBUS — The Columbus prep boys soccer team hasn't had many days off this past week, let alone so far this season.

Prosecutors: Columbus High School student told classmates he planned to get "more than 17 kills"  WiscNews

A Columbus High School student was arrested Friday for allegedly telling fellow students he planned to kill more than 17 people at the school, two days after 17 ...

Taking the plunge: Columbus students raise $17K for Special Olympics  WiscNews

Students at Columbus High School stepped up in a big way for Special Olympics of Wisconsin.

Mad City Badgers to hold wheelchair basketball demo  Hub City Times

By Hub City Times staff. 2019. MARSHFIELD – The Mad City Badgers youth wheelchair basketball team will be at Columbus High School Jan. 12 for a ...

MEMORY LANE: Detroit Lions draft Columbus' Bob Bergum in 1969  Columbus Journal

Bob Bergum, who won NAIA All-American football honors as a defensive tackle at Platteville State University was drafted last week in the 10th round by the ...

FOOTBALL: Columbus lands seven on all-Capitol North Conference awards list  Columbus Journal

It was a year of growing pains for Columbus' prep football team, which had only five seniors on the roster and finished 1-8 overall and 0-5 in Capitol North ...

Columbus Municipal School District fights against gang activity  WTVA

The Columbus Municipal School District administrators were invited by the Columbus Police Department to a community outreach program Wednesday.

MEMORY LANE: From Columbus Journal archives | Regional news  Baraboo News Republic

1968. The local plant of Stokely Foods, Inc. expects to have a short run of the pea pack Friday and next week will go into the full-time pack. Among the new ...

Columbus students prepare for National FFA Week | Regional news  Columbus Journal

Award Applications: The FFA members have been working on their proficiency awards, which are based on their Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAE) ...

Columbus Marching Cardinals Band claim first in Waukesha  Columbus Journal

The Columbus Marching Cardinals performed “Entwined,” the show for this season, at its second competitive marching arts performance on Sept.

BOYS SOCCER: Columbus lands five on all-Capitol Conference list, Dodgeland/Hustisford three  Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

There wasn't a lot to celebrate this season for the Columbus or Dodgeland/Hustisford prep boys soccer teams, with just two wins combined between them.

Fredrick family gives $500K to Columbus-Fall River organizations  WiscNews

Russell and Peggy Fredrick loved Columbus and yearned for the opportunity to give back to the community they called home.

Becky Williams - WISC-TV3

Berniece “Becky” Williams age 85, passed away on February 13, 2019.

BASEBALL: Quiet bats, two big innings for Jefferson end Columbus' season in sectional semis  Columbus Journal

BRODHEAD — The baseball must have seemed like a BB, it was that kind of day at the plate for Columbus' prep baseball team.

Kohl Estate Benefits Multiple Marshfield Institutions | News  WSAU News

MARSHFIELD, WI (WSAU-WDLB) -- Several Marshfield institutions are benefitting from sizable contributions from a local man's estate. Richard Kohl has left ...

Columbus archery team heading to nationals in Louisville  WiscNews

After a successful run at the state tournament, members of the Cardinals Unlimited Archery Team are taking their games to the national level.

Columbus, Assumption girls take first bracket of Cranberry Classic  Hub City Times

By Hub City Times staff. 05438961. WISCONSIN RAPIDS — The Columbus High School and Assumption High School varsity girls basketball teams took the first ...

GIRLS HOOPS: Big first half by Walters lifts Poynette over Columbus  WiscNews

POYNETTE — Hanna Walters had the first half that most basketball players can only dream about.

Columbus native opens TEASE hair salon | Regional news  Portage Daily Register

From the time she was a little girl, Karisa Hemling has always enjoyed the beauty and art of styling hair. She spent hours doting over friends' hair as they ...

Columbus Area Endowment honors supporters | Regional news  Columbus Journal

At its sixth annual Philanthropist of the Year event held at Savanna Oaks Cultural Center in Fall River on Nov. 4, the Columbus Area Endowment recognized ...

Columbus High School to present 'Seussical the Musical'  WiscNews

A cast of more than 30 young actors (including four sixth graders who will be playing Cadets) will present “Seussical the Musical” at Columbus High School ...

BOYS HOOPS: Big 2nd-half spurt boosts Columbus to 58-46 win over Poynette  Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

COLUMBUS — Poynette's prep boys basketball team scored the first four points of the second half Thursday night vs. Columbus, and just like that, it was even ...

GIRLS HOOPS: Youthful Columbus hoping to master learning curve fast, put talent on display  Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

COLUMBUS — Inexperienced, yes. But Columbus' prep girls basketball team has plenty of reason to be excited about 2018-19.

Columbus prepares for large July 4 Celebration | Regional news  WiscNews

Columbus will roll out its biggest event of the year next week with the annual Fourth of July Celebration.

Columbus club provides boost for athletics | Regional news  WiscNews

While the winter sports season at Columbus High School is winding down, the Columbus Athletic Booster Club remains very active throughout the year.

Columbus City Council welcomes new member Michael Clark  Reedsburg Times Press

It didn't take long for Michael Clark to dive back into city politics after being sworn in as Columbus' newest city council member.

Russell E. Fredrick - WISC-TV3

Russell E. Fredrick, 84, died on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Columbus Health & Rehab, Columbus, WI.

Columbus school shooting threat leads to large marijuana seizure, police say

A threat of a school shooting by a 17-year-old student led to two men being arrested after a search warrant turned up 15 pounds of marijuana, Columbus police ...

Honor roll | Columbus High School | Regional news |  WiscNews

Columbus High School has released its Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 academic year.

Columbus boys grab fourth-straight Eastern Cloverbelt championship  Hub City Times

The Columbus Dons boys basketball team has wrapped up its fourth-straight Eastern Cloverbelt Conference championship.

Columbus Unlimited Archery hosting Cardinal Shootout | Regional news  WiscNews

Columbus will host more than 350 archers on Feb. 17 at Columbus High School. The third annual Cardinal Shootout is the home tournament for the Cardinals ...

Prep football preview: This could be Lakeside Lutheran's year to unseat Lodi atop the Capitol North

The league coaches pick the Warriors as the conference favorite this fall, thanks in part to QB Jack Monis and WR Will DeNoyer.

Columbus basketball teams on a roll  Hub City Times

By Hub City Times staff. 05438531. MARSHFIELD – Both Marshfield Columbus Catholic basketball teams beat Stevens Point Pacelli on Dec. 15 at the Bishop ...

Conlin, Betty L. (Nehmer)

COLUMBUS / SUN PRAIRIE—Betty L. (Nehmer) Conlin age 84, died on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Columbus Community Hospital in Columbus. She was born ...

GIRLS TENNIS: Girl from Waupun, two from Mayville advance from sub-sectionals to sectionals  WiscNews

RIPON — The WIAA girls tennis postseason kicked off Monday, and for three area players, it will continue Thursday in Altoona.

Columbus schools welcome new teachers, staff members | Regional news  WiscNews

The Columbus School District welcomes 18 new faculty and staff members for the 2016-17 academic year. They include:

Van Fleet, Rudy | Local Obits

COLUMBUS—Rudy Van Fleet age 87, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. Rudy was born on May 25, 1931, to Duane ...

Columbus FFA wins big at District Speaking Contest  Baraboo News Republic

Columbus FFA Wins Big at District FFA Speaking Contest: Columbus FFA members traveled to Markesan High School on Monday, Jan. 21 to compete in the ...

Connie Patterson - WISC-TV3

FALL RIVER--Connie J. "Tootie" Patterson age 58 died on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at her mother's home with her family by her side.

Cardinals Unlimited archery teams qualify for National Tournament  WiscNews

The Cardinals Unlimited archery teams had another strong showing at the State Tournament this year, with both the High School and Middle School teams ...

Allegra Miller | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Allegra Bede Miller, age 76, of Elk Mound, WI passed away on October 25, 2018 at Comforts of Home Memory Care Facility. Bede was born on October 6, 1942 ...

MEMORY LANE: Columbus Milk and Ice Cream Company gets new owner in 1968  Columbus Journal

1968. City Council Member Elvin Reynolds reported there is a serious problem with the floor of the Columbus fire station. Holes drilled in the floor indicated an ...

Columbus boys, girls have big wins  Hub City Times

By Hub City Times staff. 05438604. MARSHFIELD – The Columbus Catholic boys and girls basketball teams rolled into the middle part of December coming off ...

Ag educator Glenda Crook comes full circle back to Columbus High School  Wisconsin State Farmer

It's taken nearly 20 years, but Ag teacher Glenda Crook is back home at Columbus High School.

Columbus-Fall River volunteers help with Kids Against Hunger  Portage Daily Register

On Dec. 1 at St. Jerome School in Columbus, three shifts totaling more than 150 volunteers from Columbus and Fall River Interact Clubs, Columbus Unified ...

Columbus High School's 'Drowsy Chaperone' wins five Tommy Awards  WiscNews

Attendance at this year's Columbus High School spring musical may have been down from previous years, but the number of nominations and awards that the ...

Williams, Berniece "Becky"

COLUMBUS—Berniece “Becky” Williams age 85, passed away on Feb. 13, 2019. She was born on Jan. 9, 1934, in Astico, to Clarence and Alma (Bush) ...

GALLERY: Columbus faces off with Lake Mills in Capitol North clash  WiscNews

Columbus junior Ashtin Hemling, right, tries to block a kill attempt by Lake Mills junior Grace Schopf during the third set of the Cardinals' 25-15, 25-18, 25-20 loss ...

Columbus High School crowns prom royalty | Regional news  WiscNews

Austin Gruss and Michaela Baker were crowned king and queen of the Columbus High School Prom on May 7.

Columbus School Board candidate | Kelly Crombie | Regional news  WiscNews

Columbus School District voters will elect two School Board members from a field of four candidates in the April 4 election.

Columbia County supervisors, students share table talk | Regional news  Portage Daily Register

Columbia County Supervisor Barry Pufahl of Pardeeville came prepared.

Columbus High School inducts members into National Honor Society  WiscNews

Columbus High School National Honor Society recently held its 2016 induction ceremony. Members are selected based on the qualities of scholarship, ...

Madison West leads state with 26 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Madison West High School has more National Merit Scholarship semifinalists than any other high school in Wisconsin, with Madison Memorial High School a ...

Columbus teacher, students awarded by Kohl Foundation  Hub City Times

For Hub City Times. 05438306. MILWAUKEE – A $10,000 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2018 Excellence Scholarship was presented to Zoe Stratman and ...

Jeanne E. Haroldson - WISC-TV3

Jeanne Haroldson, age 74, passed away peacefully at Sauk Prairie Memorial Hospital on October 15, 2018 after a brief battle with pneumonia.

Charles G. Hastreiter  Hub City Times

Charles G. Hastreiter was born to eternal life, passing peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer on Sunday, October 14, 2018. A Mass of Christian Burial ...

BOYS HOOPS: Emler, Casper lead Columbus by Berlin in regional quarterfinals  WiscNews

COLUMBUS — It was a combination that clicked for Columbus throughout the regular season. The first game of postseason play proved to be no exception.

Columbus FFA hears from Donald Trump, Garth Brooks at National FFA Convention  Sauk Prairie Eagle

National FFA Convention: It was a once in a lifetime experience for the Columbus FFA members that attended the 91st National FFA Convention. The FFA ...

Columbus archery teams finish in the top 30 percent in the nation  WiscNews

The three teams of the Cardinals Unlimited Archery Club held their banquet May 21 after a successful season topped with another trip to the National ...

Jack Hackman dies at 85  Hub City Times

By Hub City Times staff. 2019. MARSHFIELD — Funeral services will be held July 14 for a former community leader and one-time general manager of ...

Columbus High School girls soccer team will play sectional game Thursday  WiscNews

After winning its WIAA Division 4 regional championship game on Saturday, the Cardinals girls soccer team is gearing up for a sectional game vs. Wisconsin ...

Marshfield Tigers, Columbus Dons boys advance  Hub City Times

By Hub City Times staff. 05436129. MARSHFIELD – Both Marshfield boys basketball teams have rematches with opponents from earlier this year, as the WIAA ...

Updated: Team-by-team 2018 football schedules for each conference in the area and region

2018 prep football schedules for every varsity team in the area and region:

Columbus man running for state office | Regional news  WiscNews

Columbus resident Rich Reynolds has joined a movement that he hopes will change the course of Wisconsin politics.

Gallery: Marching Cardinals rehearsing new show | Regional news  WiscNews

The Columbus High School Marching Cardinals will offer the community a peek at their 2017 show at a special debut performance on Thursday, Aug.

John H. “Jack” Hackman Sr.  Hub City Times

John H. “Jack” Hackman Sr., age 85, passed away surrounded by family on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He had a long career in radio broadcasting and served as a ...

Columbus takes first in Academic Bowl | Regional news  WiscNews

Columbus High School recently took first place in the Capitol Conference Academic Bowl competition. Teams of 15 students with representatives from grades ...

Columbus opens new history museum | Regional news  WiscNews

Columbus finally has a place to showcase its rich history.

Thomas J. "Tommy" Kasper - WISC-TV3

SUN PRAIRIE—Thomas J. “Tommy” Kasper, age 56, died at home on Saturday, April 21, 2018 surrounded by loved ones.

Central Wisconsin Proms 2018 | Photos  Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin photographers have been hard at work capturing images at nearly a dozen proms across central Wisconsin during the last ...

Columbus archers to hold home tournament Saturday | Regional news |  WiscNews

The public is welcome to come out and support the Cardinals Unlimited archery team at its home tournament — the second annual Cardinal Shootout — this ...

Marion J. Herkert  Hub City Times

Marion J. Herkert, 61, Marshfield, passed away on Friday, December 21, 2018 at Marshfield Medical Center. A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until ...

Columbus forms task force to address downtown issues  Baraboo News Republic

Columbus' Downtown Beautification Task Force, the city's newest municipality improvement group, held its first meeting July 31 at the Columbus Community ...

Columbus High School NHS assists Red Cross with blood drive  WiscNews

The Columbus High School National Honor Society recently assisted the Red Cross at the school's spring drive. This drive yielded 34 units which can help save ...

Pare's latest mystery set in Columbus | Regional news |  WiscNews

Author Susan Pare, a 1957 graduate of Columbus High School who started writing novels after she retired, has recently completed another mystery, and this one ...

Columbus School District Endowment raising funds for enrichment project grants  WiscNews

The Columbus School District Endowment Board's fundraising drive to support unique, outside-the-box enrichment activities for students is once again off and ...

Olympics: Columbus native Heather Miller-Koch's sacrifices spur her to Rio Games

Nearly every day for the better part of three years started at 5 a.m. for Heather Miller-Koch. A 45-minute subway ride through Manhattan to the lone indoor track ...

'Drowsy Chaperone' opens Friday at CHS | Regional news  WiscNews

Next weekend, Columbus High School will be performing the Broadway production “The Drowsy Chaperone.” Performances will take place Friday, March 18 ...

State titles top list of area's top sports stories in 2018  WiscNews

From the moment the 2016-17 season ended, the Golden Beavers were the favorite to repeat as WIAA Division 2 state champions. And they delivered, knocking ...

Columbus High School Honor Roll | Records |  WiscNews

Columbus High School recently released its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2015-16 academic year.

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