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Committee OKs fire dept. grant

The Richmond Public Safety Committee Committee has given a fi re department protectionequipment grant its full support. Committee Chairman Bob Bond gave the grant the committee’s recommendation when he addressed…

R-XVI receives withheld state funds for spiralling transporation costs

Richmond Public Schools will deposit an unexpected $13,652 to its 2011-12 budget, its share of the $7.5 million released by the state on Jan. 13. The money is part of…

Sewer bond on April ballot

With one last vote, Richmond has made its latest sewer bond offi cial. Mayor Mike Wright reported at Tuesday evening’s Richmond City Council session that the council earlier that morning…

Winter rolls through, again

Winter weather left its imprint last week on Ray County governments and business- businesses. Over the weekend, 5 1/2 additional inches of snow fell across the county. That added to…

Council to meet for bond vote Tues.

Weather permitting, the Richmond City Council will face a triple-header of meetings tomorrow. After wintry weather Thursday postponed the council’s 5:30 p.m. meeting to finalize a $4.7-million wastewater bond for…

2 vie for Henrietta mayor

Henrietta government will receive a face-lift in April when voters elect a new mayor and at least one new alderman. Alderwoman Angela Moore will not seek a new term when…

South Plant expansion raises questions on environment

A few environmental-impact issues were raised by residents before the Richmond City Council voted 6-0 to place a $4.7-million wastewater bond question on the April ballot. Alhough City Administrator Ron…

No contestants in Richmond Ward 2 race

Richmond’s city government may face an uneventful election season – except for Ward 2, which lacks a formal candidate. With the Jan. 18 deadline now past, citizens will decide only…

Step 1: Digging out

PHOTO PHOTO: City of Richmond Public Works crew were scheduled around the clock Thursday for snow removal on city streets. By 7 a.m. today, the majority of vehicles on the…

Bidding, city reach $50,000 settlement

After over three years, the city of Richmond and Richard Bidding have buried the rubble of a bad demolition. Richmond Mayor Mike Wright told the Richmond News Friday that the…