Explore Columbus
Written by Melissa Manske   
The greater Columbus area includes Astico, Columbus, Danville, Elba, Fall River, Hubbleton, and Portland, Wisconsin.

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Columbus Facts & Places

  • Columbus, Wisconsin is in Columbia and Dodge Counties
  • Zip code for Columbus is 53925
  • Area code for Columbus is 920
  • Population for the city of Columbus is 4,479 (2000 Census)
 

Columbus Headlines

Two men arrested in March convenience store burglary, sheriff says

Columbia County detectives arrested two men in connection with the March 27 burglary of a Cambria Oil Company convenience store in Cambria, Wisconsin. According to a news release, two search warrants were executed on Tuesday, April 17, resulting in the arrest of Landon Stanley, 21, of Columbus, and Nathan McCord, 19, of Cheyenne, Wyoming.



100 acres lost in grass marsh fire

A grass marsh fire got out of control Sunday morning at N6301 Wren Road. The Beaver Dam Fire department was notified by Dodge County Central Communications that resident Randy Hupf was burning items in his backyard when it got out of control.



Semi hits Amtrak passenger train in south-central Wisconsin

The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the semi apparently struck the Amtrak Empire Builder passenger train about five miles east of the Amtrak station in Columbus, Wisconsin, on Friday. Nobody on the train was injured but two train cars were damaged.



 

Wisconsin Headlines

UW System to assess, adjust employee compensation in $900,000 study

The University of Wisconsin System will implement a two-year-long study to reclassify and set compensation for thousands of university jobs, according to UW's Office of Human Resources. The study will be the first of its kind in 30 years and will cost the UW System $900,000, according to a document shared by UW's Office of Human Resources.



Wisconsin grapples with allowing bitcoin campaign donations

In this Feb. 7, 2018 File, photo, a neon sign hanging in the window of Healthy Harvest Indoor Gardening in Hillsboro, Ore., shows that the business accepts bitcoin as payment. The Wisconsin Ethics Commission is considering a policy guiding what to do about political contributions made in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.



Montecito Medical Acquires Medical Office Building from Leading Orthopedic Provider in Wisconsin

The acquisition involved a large medical office building in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, approximately 20 miles west of Milwaukee. The approximately 71,000-square-foot facility is the primary location for OAW, which serves the greater Milwaukee, Chicago, Waukesha and Madison areas.



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