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Betterment program may make a comeback in Richmond

There’s been a lot of discussion around Richmond the last several months about economic development and planning, but not much of action. An economic development committee that was formed by…

Local schools are now addressing hunger

“When you don’t do your homework in the evening, what is the reason?” appeared as one of the questions in an open-ended survey given to school children in the Richmond…

City hopes study determines fate of recreation

Some city leaders want to see if a YMCA can work in Richmond and others are joining. The Richmond Finance Committee decided Wednesday night to put $300 towards a feasibility…

School Board will discuss a list of safety issues

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Richmond school board members will be presented with a formal proposal for construction of a Dear Elementary tornado shelter and digital security cameras at all four…

Senator seeks to repeal ethanol blend

Opponents of a Missouri law that requires filling stations to blend ethanol with gasoline are attempting to get that law repealed. In 2006, Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt signed the Missouri…

New ID scam hits Richmond

A new identity theft email scam has shown up in one local resident’s email box. Former Richmond Chamber of Commerce President Jerry McCarter recently sent The Daily News an email…

Residents still trying to get from point A to point B since bridge burned

When the wooden bridge that crosses the railroad on County Road 216 off of C blacktop burned in July, the effects have lingered months after the smoke cleared. Residents in…

Scrooge needs a helping hand

“What’s this?” asks Scrooge, played by Kyle Foster at right, as the Ghost of Christmas Present, Mark Burke, tells him to drink from the golden goblet. Lesley Green, executive director…

Committee will look at solutions for amphitheater

Last year’s Concert in the Park Series was all wet from heavy rain showers and water drainage issues. Most of the concert series was cancelled last year and finally moved…

Mormon Tabernacle choir coming to KC

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir tours every other year, however it has been nearly 17 years since the well-known group performed in the Kansas City area. Tickets go on sale Friday,…