Our Projects

Kansas Trails Talk

Trails Talk flyer An Evening of Trail Talk The Kansas Trails Council is pleased to announce that it will be working with community partners in the Columbus area to host an Evening of Trail Talk on April 16, from 6:30 to 8:00 PM, at the Education Classroom at Crossland...

Part of a Team

Columbus kids love to play! We have seen tremendous growth in area children and young people participating in organized athletic...

Farmers Market Workshop

Join us at the Columbus Farmers Market during the upcoming 2019 season! Farmers' Markets bring a wealth of benefits to communities, including: access to fresh produce and other farm products, opportunities for local small growers and producers to try new products and...

MLK Day 2019: What does Dr. King say to us today?

As we honor and contemplate the legacy of an individual with exceptional insight into the human condition, we consider what Martin Luther King Jr's teachings say to us today. Here two powerful essays from the Kansas City Star to contemplate: MLK Mathews GUEST...

Makers Camp Success!

Crossland Construction, KissTECH, the Economic Development Corporation and K-State Research & Extension hosted a Makers Camp for Columbus middle school students December 18-20. Twenty students participated. They were able to learn about and get hands-on experience...

Childcare Options in Cherokee County

Childcare survey flyer https://tinyurl.com/Childcare-Needs With the help of researchers at Kansas State University, we are conducting a survey of childcare needs in Cherokee County, Kansas. If you are a resident of, or work in, Cherokee County and have an interest in...

Junior High Makers Camp December 18-20

Makers Camp Registration makers camp flyer A Makers Camp will be held in Columbus next week for USD 493 junior high students. The camp will be held from 9:00 to 1:00 on December 18, 19, and 20, at the Crossland Heavy Construction building at 501 S. East Avenue and is...

Holiday Fun for Children! at the Columbus Public Library

OH WHAT FUN! A week out of school means time for fun and learning at the Columbus Public Library! Monday, December 17: Cookie Decorating for children age 3 and up. 3:00-4:00 and 5:30-6:30; Must pre-register! Wednesday, December 19: Enjoy the holiday movie Elf! 2:00;...

Junior High Makers Camp December 18-20

Hey, junior high students: looking for something cool to do over the winter break? Sign up for Makers Camp and we guarantee you won’t be bored! Drones, Photography & Videography Computer Circuitry & Coding Laser Engraving Graphic Design Woodworking Vinyl...