Posts With Keyword ‘Columbus’

Registration Approaching for Area Schools

Posted: Friday, July 20th, 2012 at 6:26 am

With summer almost half way over its time to start thinking about school registration.

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A Busy Night Ahead for Area Teams

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 7:51 am

Boys’ and girls’ track teams head to the Keota Relays today to kick off what is a busy week on the tracks around the area with about two weeks left until conference meets.

Among the schools make the trip to Keota’s only home meet is English Valleys, Sigourney and one of the top area teams in Lone Tree.

Keota girls’ track coach Dan Stout joined the coaches corner Saturday morning and talked about the unique open events at their meet.

“That’s one of the things we’ve done in the past to keep people coming to our relays.  We might have seven or eight heats of the 100 meter dash or the 200, some of those things.  I think that’s kind of neat because the kids get a chance to try other things.  We’re looking forward to that and it’s the only meet we get to run at home so hopefully the weather cooperates with us.”

As far as the weather in concerned today, the rain should stay away and we’re looking at temperatures in the upper 50’s right around start time with some stiff winds.

No rain is good news as well for several other events underway this evening.  Most of the golf teams are out on the links today and the stiff winds should add to the difficulty.  Lone Tree hosts IMS; Columbus is on their home course agaist L&M; Sigourney travels to Lynnville-Sully; WMU and Wapello square off and the Demon girls take on Mt. Pleasant.  Two area soccer teams are on the pitch as well.  The Columbus girls head to West Liberty and the Mid-Prairie ladies look to improve to 4-0 as they head to Monticello after outscoring their first three opponents by a total of 27-0.

Area Teams in Action Tonight

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 7:27 am

Following another great weekend in Augusta it seems only appropriate that several area high school teams hit the links today, and we’ll be talking golf on KCII radio Wednesday on the PM Sports Page starting at 6:00. 

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Demons and Wildcats Have Top-8 Finishers

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 8:08 am

The girls’ track and field state indoor championships were held yesterday at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls and two area participants finished the indoor season strong in their respective events with top-eight finishes.

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Girls’ Indoor Season Concludes Today

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 8:00 am

The girls’ indoor track season wraps up for a couple of area schools today as Columbus Community and Highland head to UNI for the Dickinson Relays.

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Columbus School Board Hearing Trip Requests

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Columbus Community School District will be meeting tonight to discuss the new school calendar among other things. They will hold a public hearing on the 2012-2013 calendar before taking action on it.

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Columbus Junction Hires New Superintendent

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Columbus Community School District has hired a new Superintendent. Dr. Marlene Johnson was a Principal at Fort Dodge Elementary since 2008.

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Columbus Schools Holding Last of Four Meetings

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Columbus Community School Board of Education had 4 meetings this week. They purpose of these meetings was to interview potential candidates for the superintendent position.

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Columbus Junction Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The City Council of Columbus Junction will have their regular meeting tonight. They will be making various appointments including official banks and newspapers, the mayor pro-tem, and committee appointments.

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Columbus School Board Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Columbus School Board met on Monday. They heard an update on the construction of their new practice/wrestling gym.

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Columbus City Council Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Columbus City will have its regular council meeting tomorrow.

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CJ Man Injured in Hunting Accident

Posted: Monday, December 7th, 2009 at 7:16 am

A Columbus Junction man was injured yesterday after his shotgun discharged

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