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A push to ban powdered alcohol

Sen. Pearce pre-files bill for January session Richmond News Staff A bill that would prohibit a person or business with a liquor license, as well as their employees and agents,…

Lexington felon arrested after firing shots in Richmond

By David Knopf/News Editor A Lexington man has been charged with three felonies and a misdemeanor after shooting two rounds into the air in the 100 block of West Buchanan…

Sen. Pearce bills address phones, finance and education

Richmond News Staff For the coming legislative session, Sen. David Pearce has pre-filed bills addressing cell phone use, campaign finance and education. Those bills are as follows: SB 569: This…

R-XVI scores improve, but lag behind other districts

By David Knopf/News Editor After offering a taste of the district’s assessment scores in November, Richmond Assistant Superintendent Brock Dover served up a full five-course meal for the school board…

Shoes from the Heart aids young souls

Mission of group is to change young lives, one step at a time By Liz Johnson/Richmond News Staff One of most basic needs we have as humans is shoes. Sadly,…

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…