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Neighbors ease impact of storm for Richmond resident

Bridget Sanders lives approximately three miles west of Richmond, just off of Highway 210. She watched the storm approach that would head on to Norborne after leaving its calling card…

Councilmen express frustration with budget

New members of the Richmond City Council have taken some criticism during their first two months for "micro managing" from city staff. Despite the criticism, they're still pressing forward. The…

Council may address vendors in parks

With a new parks system comes added interest. With added interest comes added opportunity. Ordinance Committee Chairman Roger Kepple said last night during an Ordinance Committee meeting that some concerns…

Ray-Carroll welcomes some new, old faces to new places

There are new faces in new places at the Ray Carroll Grain Growers' Co-Op. People see the very first one about a moment after walking in to the fuel station's…

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…

Jimmy Davidson: 2009 Ray County Father of the Year

"Thanks for making me a better person" Megan Davidson didn’t tell anyone in her family about her letter. “I saw last year’s [contest] and thought it would be fun and…

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,…

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…