Street rehab to begin Monday
COLUMBUS – Street rehabilitation will begin from 27th Street to 32nd Street on 33rd Avenue beginning Monday.
During this construction work, traffic will be delayed or detoured around the ongoing repairs. The contractor will begin the repairs at 32nd Street and maintain traffic on one side of 33rd Avenue, and may limit the traffic to one lane if deemed necessary.
The public is asked to reroute around this construction for the safety of the workers. Repairs are expected to take three to four weeks.
Questions or concerns regarding this project may be directed to the Assistant City Engineer, Michael Middendorf, at 402-562-4237.
Road work set for Cornlea spur
CORNLEA – The Nebraska Department of Roads Maintenance Forces will mill the Cornlea spur (S071F) on April 14, weather permitting.
Traffic will be maintained with flaggers and a pilot car. Motorists can expect reduced speed and slight delays and are asked to use caution at this work zone.
Visit the 511 webpage at www.511.nebraska.gov or dial 511 or 800-906-9069 for updates and highway conditions.
Deadline Monday for bus tour
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The Colfax County FCE will hold the spring bus tour on Monday, April 28 through the communities of Brainard, Wahoo and Ashland.
Cost of the tour is $80 per person, which includes the air conditioned ride, morning coffee and rolls, lunch at Round the Bend Steakhouse, and the evening meal. Payment is due by Monday.
Send checks, made payable to the Colfax County FCE, to Lynn Harms, 627 Third St., Dodge, NE 68633.
Stops will include Hilger Agri-Natural Gourmet Popcorn, Jisa’s Farmstead Cheese Plant, and the home of Wahoo Wieners. There also will be a stop at Amish Furniture, the Holy Family Shrine, and a visit to the new Nebraska Crossing Factory Outlet Mall.
Recruiting summit slated
COLUMBUS – A “Recruiting Talent Summit” will be held from 8 a.m.-noon April 17 in the West Education Center, room 205, at Central Community College-Columbus.
Registration is required by Monday to reserve a seat. Class size is limited.
Individuals attending the summit will learn strategies for recruiting and retaining a skilled workforce for their organization. Speakers will include Catherine Lang, director and commissioner for the Nebraska departments of Economic Development and Labor; Lee Elliott, director of the Wonderful Life Project; Amy Blaser, vice president of physician relations and business development at Columbus Community Hospital; and Mike Henke, business link manager at Roy’s Grand Dodge.
The summit is sponsored by CCC-Columbus, Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce, and Columbus Area Human Resource Association and is free of charge thanks to a Nebraska Worker Training Grant.