COLUMBUS HISTORY | Regional information


Rich Broulliard, Val Sharpee and Joe Noon

1991 Student Recycling Committee

Student Recycling Committee

1991 Bill, Vicki and Pat Wendt

Bill, Vicki and Pat Wendt

Columbus Area Historical Society

Columbus Area Historical Society

The organization Columbus-Fall River Jaycee celebrated the National Jaycee Week. The Jaycees had many community projects such as filling a sandpit, gifts to soldiers in Vietnam, supporting the community fund, Easter egg hunt and numerous youth dances.

Dennis Hughes was the winner of a new Ski-Doo snowmobile at the Rhinelander Hodag Snowmobile Derby in a raffle. His father “Big Don” Hughes was selling snowmobiles for a competitor.

Fall River Schools Board agreed to purchase a new maple floor for the gym to replace the existing floor for $ 32,919.

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The Columbus High School wrestling team worked with the Sports Booster Club to sell jackets, t-shirts, and sweatshirts to raise funds for a new wrestling mat.

Vicki Wendt, daughter of Bill and Pat Wendt, returned home after a year in New Zealand as part of the AFS exchange program.

Dickason School students started a recycling program with the aim of making students aware of their environment. According to coordinator Barb Hesselberg, recycling, reuse and reduction were among the main components of the program.