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R-XVI teachers to receive modest pay hike

By Jason Beets/Richmond News Staff Writer The Richmond R-XVI School Board approved an increase to teacher salaries for the coming school year. The raises represent an increase of 2 percent…

Red, White & Blue-tiful

Quilts of Valor honor Hardin vets By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor A trio of Hardin women meets weekly in a backyard hideaway, and they joke that some townspeople wonder what they’re…

Local quilts part of nationwide project

A Delaware woman, Catherine Roberts, began the Quilts of Valor Foundation, inspired by her son Nathanael’s deployment to Iraq.  She wanted to ensure that warriors were welcomed home with love…

Orrick mom charged with meth

Additional counts include child endangerment By JoEllen Black/Richmond News Publisher Three felony drug and child endangerment charges were filed against an Orrick woman for a November 2015 incident by Ray…

‘We have an attendance problem’

County school districts seeking assistance with creation of a truancy court By Jason Beets/Staff Writer Students can’t learn if they don’t attend school. And some area students aren’t regularly showing…

Child injured after accidently placing car into gear

Calan Walker, 7, was injured after he accidently changed gears in a 2002 Honda Accord, the Highway Patrol said. The accident took place just south of Wood Heights on Wednesday,…

Henrietta avoids legal entanglement with second-chance vote

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News A second crack at a roll call vote during last Saturday’s Henrietta Board of Aldermen meeting saved City Clerk Marjorie Long some phone calls…

Residents to share vision for Orrick Schools

By Jason Beets/Staff Writer Orrick residents next week will share their vision for the future of their school district. Parents, teachers, students and local residents will meet Thursday, April 28,…

45 police calls to schools, SRO says

By Jason Beets/Richmond News Staff Writer Richmond School Resource Officer Eric Amyx says March was his busiest month since the beginning of the school year. Amyx said he received a…

Safe spot for ‘child exchanges’ considered

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor When divorced parents share visitation privileges of their children, those parents sometimes need to find a safe place to make the exchange. A new place…