Looking Back – March 1


An internet “cafe,” an exercise facility and underground tunnels were among ideas suggested as possible features to be included in a revamped Commons during a public input session.


The Columbus area was off to its eighth driest start of any year since 1885, getting 40 percent less than normal precipitation since October 1991.


The arrival of March was more like a “frozen lamb chop” than a lion, with temperatures at 14 degrees and a two-day-old snow lingering on the ground.