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Barges flow upriver with ag supplies

It wasn’t long after four river barges loaded with fertilizer reached the AGRIservices facility in Brunswick that workers began unloading them and preparing for a new shipment of grain headed…

Ordinance Committee OKs downtown memorial park

A proposed memorial garden on the square in Richmond cleared another hurdle Thursday toward becoming reality. The Richmond City Council’s ordinance committee unanimously supported Royce Duffett’s proposed vision for Gabriella’s…

Father requests land purchase for infant’s memorial

Richmond contractor-engineer Royce Duffett approached Richmond City Council Tuesday about the city selling part ownership of the former Geisinger Building lot to a group that wants to build a memorial…

CENTURY MILESTONE FOR DAR CHAPTER

A little over 100 years ago, a group of Richmond women met at the former Richmond Hotel at East Main and Thornton, now the site of Bank of America. Their…

Traffic-flow experts unveil findings to council

Proposed solutions unveiled Tuesday by TranSystems address some of Richmond’s more frequent traffic issues. TranSystem representative Sara Clark, alongside fellow team members Jeff McKerrow and Sarah Cross, presented remedies to…

Few takers for sewer bond informational session

After two sparsely attended informational sessions, Richmond officials have one last opportunity on April 1 to rally support for their $5.1-million wastewater bond. Sunday’s guided South Wastewater Plant tour might’ve’…

Hardin council gets proposed budget

The city of Hardin postponed action on its 2010-11 budget Thursday to give city council members time to review the figures. Preliminary figures proposed by City Clerk Patricia Lam show…

Supporters urged Gorham to run again

Beverly Gorham loves public service just enough to come back for more. Current Ward II councilman Roger Kepple unseated Gorham in April 2009. She thought she was done after that.…

Contractor, council debates heat up on building codes

The Richmond Ordinance Committee’s first talks with the city’s building code review committee Tuesday went about the way code discussions typically go. One issue always impacts another; one party’s issue…

Farris and friends remember Don Jackson

It’s unlikely that Richmond native Don Jackson will be forgotten any time soon. All residents have to do is look at the Farris Theatre to remember him. At 7:30 p.m.…