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Columbus Stuff the Bus returns Aug. 3 | Regional news  Columbus Journal

Columbus Lion's Club will host Stuff the Bus on Saturday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Farmers & Merchants Union Bank, 104 Industrial Dr., Columbus.

Former University of Wisconsin walk-on Josh Seltzner's move to offensive line is paying dividends

The third-year sophomore from Columbus has put himself in position to start at right guard when the Badgers open the season Aug. 30 at South Florida.

Columbus School District hires new high school principal  WiscNews

The Columbus School District has hired a new high school principal.

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.

VIDEO: Sen. Ron Johnson talks issues with Columbus High School students  Portage Daily Register

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) visited Columbus High School students Friday at the school library. Johnson discussed a variety of topics and fielded ...

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 ...

"Little Shop of Horrors" coming to Columbus High School  WiscNews

Following months of planning and rehearsals, Columbus High School choir teacher Tim Emery is excited to see his first musical production on stage.

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.

Engsberg, Erin McGarry

EDGERTON—Erin McGarry Engsberg passed away on August 7, 2019, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, with her husband by her side. She was born in Los Angeles, ...

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 School District prepares for referendum possibilities; hires consulting firms  WiscNews

While a recommendation from the Community Facility Advisory Committee is still months away, the Columbus School District is moving along with possible plans ...

Sen. Ron Johnson talks issues with Columbus High School students  Portage Daily Register

COLUMBUS — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson supports tighter border security, a solution to the crippling national debt, believes climate change is an overblown ...

Joel Johnson  Hub City Times

The man, the myth, the legend. The G-dog. Joel Richard Johnson (66) of Ripon, WI passed away too soon, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Froedtert Hospital in ...

Mary Arnold steps down from Columbus School Board  WiscNews

After nine years, Mary Arnold is leaving her post on Columbus' school board.

Charles V. Hennes Obituary  Hub City Times

Charles V. “Chuck” Hennes, 69, Marshfield, passed away Sunday July 21, 2019 at his home. A memorial *service* will be held at the Rembs Funeral Home in ...

Peterson, Rod E. “Viking, Big Dipper”

MADISON—Rod E. Peterson, age 83, of Madison, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at SSM Health- St. Mary's Hospital. He was born on Sept. 14, 1935 ...

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

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

BASEBALL: Mistakes, missed opportunities at plate cost Columbus in 12-6 loss to Wisconsin Heights  WiscNews

MADISON — Numbers sometimes lie. On Monday evening at Warner Park, though, they were as honest as George Washington himself.

Columbus School Board Race: Three candidates on ballot for spring election  Sauk Prairie Eagle

Voters in the Columbus School District will have an opportunity to bring change to the Columbus School Board at the April 2 election.

Photos: Sugar River girls soccer team beats Columbus 2-0

Sugar River, ranked eighth in Division 3 in the Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association poll, posted a 2-0 victory on Columbus in a Capitol Conference match ...

MEMORY LANE, 1969: Columbus High School's Future Homemakers of America chapter earns awards  Columbus Journal

Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians will present the final concert of the Dodge County Community Concert Association 1968-69 series at Wayland ...

Columbus School District improving security at elementary school  WiscNews

With students and much of the staff at Columbus School District away for the summer, it's time for maintenance upgrades in district buildings.

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 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 ...

BOYS HOOPS: Columbus/Campbellsport | Boys basketball  Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

COLUMBUS — Many coaches consider tournament time the start of a second season. For some, it's the time to build upon regular-season success, or for teams ...

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.

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.

Columbus High School students' work honored at Capitol Conference Art Show in Madison  Columbus Journal

Eight Columbus High School students will be honored at the Artist Reception at the Annual Capitol Conference Art Show at the Pyle Center in Madison.

Student arrested after threat to Columbus High School  WMTV

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

GIRLS SOCCER: Columbus can't send Ozaukee home from the ball as Warriors spring playoffs upset  WiscNews

COLUMBUS — JJ Jacobson had a message for his Columbus prep girls soccer team leading up to Thursday afternoon's WIAA Division 4 regional semifinal ...

GALLERY: Columbus High School Spring Music Concert | Regional news  WiscNews

The Columbus High School Music Department hosted its annual spring concert Monday at the high school gym. The concert featured performances from concert ...

Columbus archer qualifies for world tournament in Nashville, Tennessee  Sauk Prairie Eagle

Will first Columbus middle school student to qualify.

Columbus students visit Duffy Grain, Sassy Cow farm and creamery  Reedsburg Times Press

FFA activities, this week—State FFA CDE Contest Results: Columbus FFA members did pretty well at the State FFA CDE contest. The Ag Sales Team placed fifth ...

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?

SOFTBALL: Poynette cashes in on chances, Columbus doesn't leading to 9-1 win for Pumas  Columbus Journal

COLUMBUS — Jim Rake conceded that even if his Columbus prep softball team had played flawlessly in the field and executed with runners in scoring position, ...

MEMORY LANE: 1979 - Country Kitchen restaurant opens in Columbus  WiscNews

Columbus Recreational Department again sponsored the Park Play School program in Fireman's Park. Sue Mortimer and Linda Hochstatter were in charge of ...

Columbus High School musicians entertain at Winter Concert  Reedsburg Times Press

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

Columbus recovers from flooding; Highway 16/60 bridge remains closed  Portage Daily Register

Columbus continues to recover from flooding that swept through the city last weekend, causing road closures and evacuations.

GIRLS SOCCER: Three Columbus players picked to all-Capitol Conference awards list  WiscNews

A trio of players on the Columbus prep girls soccer team received a bit of good news following the conclusion of the season.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Obituary for Peggy Metz  OnFocus

Peggy A Metz, age 72, of Marshfield, passed away at peace with her siblings at her bedside on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Atrium Post-Acute Care in Marshfield ...

BOYS GOLF: Rocky round 1 for Columbus' Lietha at D2 state tourney ends with him still eyeing top 5  WiscNews

MADISON — Austin Lietha showed up at University Ridge on Monday morning dressed to play golf.

Wisconsin Department of Transportation outlines Columbus' Highway 89 reconstruction  Columbus Journal

While it's still a few years away, the upcoming Highway 89 (Farnham Street) reconstruction project will affect many Columbus residents.

Columbus FFA finishes third at State Convention in Madison  WiscNews

The Columbus FFA was versy successful at the Wisconsin State FFA Convention.

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 ...

Columbus to receive flooding aid from Wisconsin Emergency Management  WiscNews

Columbus will receive aid from the state following damages from spring flooding that engulfed parts of the city in March.

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 ...

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 High School team takes first place in Academic Bowl  WiscNews

The Columbus High School Academic Bowl team recently took first place in the Capitol Conference Academic Bowl. Columbus shared the title of conference ...

STATE TRACK & FIELD: Dodgeland girls 3200 relay, Wayland's Jules, Columbus' Herschleb take podium  WiscNews

LA CROSSE — Little by little, Dodgeland's girls 3200 relay team gained momentum during the Division 3 race Saturday morning at the WIAA state track and field ...

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.

BOYS HOOPS: Hot start fuels Columbus to upset of Omro for first regional title in 28 years  Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

OMRO — Five U.S. presidents, 10 different iPhone installments and 28 years later, the Columbus prep boys basketball team finally is headed back to the ...

Columbus Fourth of July Celebration: City plans for biggest event of the year  Columbus Journal

As Columbus area residents finally embrace warm weather and sunshine, a summertime tradition is right around the corner.

Photos: Columbus High School graduation | Galleries |  WiscNews

The 82 members of the class of 2017 received their diplomas at the Columbus High School graduation ceremony Friday, May 26.

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 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 ...

Columbus school district to renovate, reopen Union Academy  WTVA

Members of the Columbus Municipal School District toured Union Academy on Thursday to assess what the building's needs are for repairs.

Book tells story of segregated Columbus high school winning two championships in one year

Winning a state title in any sport is a challenge. You have to get through district and regional finals to make it to the championship game. Just being a part of that ...

Fall River manufacturers, Madison Area Technical College host 'Fun with Torches' welding camp  WiscNews

Students have fun, learn at welding camp. KEVIN DAMASK. Two Fall River manufacturers gave local students an opportunity to ...

TRACK & FIELD: Trio star for Columbus at Capitol Conference championships in 1st home meet since 2015  Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

Last week was a trial run, for all intents and purposes. Tuesday was the main event. And the show was a success. It had been since 2015 that the Columbus ...

MEMORY LANE: Madison weatherman visits students at Zion Lutheran School in 1989  Portage Daily Register

1969. The City Hall clock is back in business after a six-week vacation. Assistant Police Chief Frank Huggett crawled up the tower and removed the clock works.

Columbus High School cancels classes after water ruptured  WiscNews

The Columbus School District decided to cancel classes at the high school Jan. 8 after an internal water line broke in one of the classrooms.

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 ...

Columbus School Board candidates face off in spring election  WiscNews

The Columbus School Board will look somewhat different this spring.

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:

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 ...

Columbus beats Loyal to advance  Hub City Times

The Columbus Dons boys basketball team has advanced to the March 2 Division 5 regional championship game again this season, after defeating a familiar ...

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 ...

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.

Marshfield Columbus High School gets upgrade with new science labs  Marshfield News-Herald

Columbus Catholic will hold a dedication ceremony Oct. 27 for two science labs added to the south end of the building.

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

BASEBALL: Columbus beats Lodi in resumed game, regularly scheduled game to stay hot  WiscNews

COLUMBUS — Let's play two. Kind of. It wasn't the sort of doubleheader Ernie Banks used to lobby for, but in the end, the weather was nice Thursday afternoon ...

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.

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.

Columbus boys, girls have big wins  Hub City Times

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

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.

Astronomer John Heasley to talk about Moon landing at Columbus Area Senior Center  Columbus Journal

Children, teen and adult astronomy enthusiasts will all find something for them at the library this summer. In a two-part series, the library is hosting John Heasley ...

Mureil I. Fornasiere Obituary

Mureil I. Fornasiere, age 86, of the town of Rome, died Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at The Waterford Assisted Living in Wisconsin Rapids.

MEMORY LANE: Columbus men dress in drag to celebrate Mardi Gras in 1969  Portage Daily Register

Broker Harry Sarbacher, representing Empire Realty, announced that 39 lots where for sale in Elba Heights, off Highway 151 east on Lange Road. Lot prices ...

MEMORY LANE: From Columbus Journal archives | Regional news  WiscNews

1968. A total of 75 ladies are employed for the sewing operation at the Jack Winter plant in Columbus. With this group of people it is possible to make 10,000 ...

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 ...

Brenda J. Schultz - WISC - WISC-TV3

Brenda J. Schultz age 65, died on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Meriter Hospital in Madison. She was born on October 13, 1953 in Boscobel to James "Jake" and ...

BASEBALL: Columbus coach says Cards will reload, compete for Capitol North crown  Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

During Bob Jansen's 26 years as coach of the Columbus prep baseball team, he racked up a 270-230 record with four conference championships.

Columbus opens new history museum | Regional news  WiscNews

Columbus finally has a place to showcase its rich history.

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.

Kanouse, Alexander J.

COLUMBUS—Alexander J. Kanouse age 24, passed away unexpectedly due to a work place accident on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Madison. Alex was ...

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 ...

Columbus class of 1966 holds reunion  Hub City Times

For Hub City Times. MARSHFIELD — The Columbus High School Class of 1966 held its 50-year reunion on Sept. 15-18 at the American Legion Post No.

Punswick, Dale Sydney

COTTAGE GROVE / RIO—Dale Sidney Punswick passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019, while attending a baseball game with his sons in Beloit. He was born ...

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 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.

Mautz, Mary Ann

EAST BRISTOL-Mary Ann Mautz passed away on May 28, 2019, at her home in East Bristol. She was born on Oct. 22 in East Bristol, the daughter of Adalbert ...

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 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 ...

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