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Mushroom Capital boasts new sculpture

By Sara Seidel/Staff Writer If it were real, the morel in Dennis Aversman’s back yard would win the “biggest mushroom” prize at Richmond’s annual Mushroom Festival, hands down. It’s about…

Elementary school links good character, leadership skills

By David Knopf/News Editor A program for Sunrise Elementary fifth-graders combines reinforcing positive character traits with teaching leadership. Principal Heidi Smith, two teachers, the school librarian and several students presented…

WW II veteran gone but not forgotten

Former Braymer man with no family is adopted by the community, showered with final respects in route to Leavenworth By Sara Seidel/Staff Writer A funeral procession for a World War…

Missouri Valley hosts preschool open house

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Staff Richmond’s newest education center for youngsters is one step closer to being open and operating. A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house were held at…

Need great for foster homes

19 children live with Ray County foster families, but many still await placement By David Knopf/News Editor According to a June 2015 tally, 19 foster children – average age 7…

Report highlights projects ready to start, ready to end

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Staff Alleys, sidewalks, streets and waterlines were among the topics addressed as Richmond city council members conducted little business but heard a report outlining projects that…

City sales tax receipts up

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Staff Richmond city sales tax receipts for the new fiscal year are up significantly, according to City Administrator Ron Brohammer. Receipts to date, a total of…

Ray-Carroll veterans highway sign unveiling Dec. 18

The signs designating the Ray-Carroll County Veterans Memorial Highway, along Highway 10, will be unveiled at a dedication ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18. The event will be at the…

Area turns out for test drives, earns $5,220 for schools

By David Knopf/News Editor A program jointly sponsored by the Ford Motor Company and local dealer Swafford Ford, proved Oct. 17 that school spirit lives here. For each test drive…

Adapters now needed for Mediacom cable

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Staff Mediacom customers who subscribe to a certain cable package now need a new device to watch several television channels included in that package. Mediacom, the…