Columbus Telegram - Daily-headlines

Train derails in Columbus

Yes Columbus, there was indeed a train off the tracks on Monday afternoon near downtown. Read more

STEM roof damaged by 2016 storm on CHS to-do list

Getting a new roof put on the STEM Academy building at the eastern end of the 1-year-old Columbus High School has been in the plans for 18 months, but it won’t be long before Maintenance Department Director Michael Grutsch will be mobilizing to get … Read more

Schmit steps away from NDOT after 53 years of service

In most people’s lives, there are a few dates or numbers that become glued in their minds, withstand the tests of time and don’t diminish from thought even as wrinkles form, mobility decreases and less important memories fade. Read more

Fire chief: Bond's clear win sign of voters' faith

Columbus Fire Chief Dan Miller said he believes March 15's lopsided passage of a $16 million bond for the building of separate fire and police stations is a clear signal of the public’s continuing support of public safety in the community. Read more

Moser secures majority of votes, Oertwich second

After months of going door-to-door, former Columbus mayor Mike Moser and farmer/business owner Doug Oertwich will continue their campaigns to join the Nebraska Legislature until November's general elections after earning the most votes in the May 15… Read more