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DNR officials to visit the City Council next week

The Department of Natural Resources will pay a visit to Richmond next week to tell the city exactly what it needs to do right now. City Administrator Rick Childers however,…

Park board trying to make Richmond greener

Bill Purcell has a Lee’s Summit vision he wants to make a Richmond reality. During a business trip to the Kansas City suburb, Purcell, vice president of the Richmond Parks…

Changes coming to Dear pre-school program

The preschool program at Dear Elementary is experiencing some changes for the 2009-2010 school year that will mean more students may be served. “I listed several recommendations for the coming…

Clean-up in Norborne

A KCP&L technician works to fix the fallen power line that sprawls over the fallen tree outside this building near downtown Norborne on Thursday morning. Hurricane strength winds up to…

Wrisinger files for change of venue

Attorneys for accused double murderer Ronald Wrisinger filed for a change of venue last week according to court records. A conference call was held with prosecutors and Wrisinger’s attorney John…

City to hold public hearing on partial closure of Cates Street

Changes might be coming to Cates Street that could make it a safer place – and a generally better one, city officials say. In the interest of safety and convenience,…

RMS receives new Emints grant

Richmond Middle School has received another eMINTS grant that will create a second eMINTS classroom at the school. “We were notified about receiving it less than a month ago, but…

Man gets 10 years for exploiting elderly

A Lexington man set to go on trial earlier this week has plead guilty to financial exploiting the elderly. Shane A. Wilson, 53 will spend the next 10 years in…

All Star (Pirate) Show Time

The Farris All Stars are in their last week of rehearsals to bring “Pirates, the Musical” to the Farris Theatre June 25-27. The tunes and characters are lively and there…

Fieldwork for city audit almost complete

Fieldwork for a citizen-driven audit on the city of Richmond is near completion, according to Todd Schuler, audit manager for the state auditor’s office in Kansas City. Senior Auditor Lori…