City of Columbus
Paul Rignell Columbus Reporter Columbus received competitive bids Sept. 4 for road paving this fall in two neighborhoods, as six companies submitted bids below the city engineer’s estimate. City Council members on Sept. 10 awarded the work to Rum River Contracting, of Princeton, at a price of $299...Read More
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Paul Rignell Columbus Reporter While Columbus continues to study other future options for police patrol, the council members voted 4-1 Aug. 27 to approve a one-year extension for the city’s agreement with the Anoka County Sheriff’s Department. The county will receive $299,283 in the service year...Read More
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Paul Rignell Columbus reporter After a split council vote at an Aug. 13 city meeting, Columbus is joining Anoka County to plan construction of a traffic roundabout at Broadway Avenue and Kettle River Boulevard next year. An official joint powers agreement is pending minor amendments that are being d...Read More
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With two and a half business days left to file for office, a number of local government races remain uncontested in the Forest Lake area. Meanwhile, other races are beginning to fill up with candidates. As of late morning Friday, Aug. 8, no one had filed for Forest Lake’s mayoral seat, current...Read More
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