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Council initiates a 30-day hiring freeze

The Richmond City Council enacted temporary freeze on hiring at a special meeting that was called Friday night. Councilmen Roger Kepple, Jim Dunwoodie and Terrie Stanley called the meeting after…

Former councilmen lash out at new council

Less than a week into a new term of Richmond City Council, some are ducking for cover from the former councilmen they just replaced. A special meeting was called Friday…

Large crowd packs Richmond’s square to help end poverty

A crowd of about 200 people crowded the Richmond square Thursday night in hopes of raising awareness and to raise funds to end poverty. The event was put together by…

Local lawmakers want movement on jobs bill

Local lawmakers would like to see the Senate take action on Gov. Jay Nixon’s jobs bill, but some just are not listening. The bill passed the House last month with…

Biden makes swing through Missouri

KNOB NOSTER -The Vice President of the United States Joe Biden made a trip to Missouri Thursday to speak directly to American Armed Forces and thank them for their service.…

School board discusses budget situation

The district budget took the floor for an hour in a special work session held prior to the regular school board meeting Tuesday night, April 14. Board members met with…

House considers eliminating income, corporate tax

Eliminating the state’s income tax won a first round approval on Tuesday on a voice vote from the house. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, took the floor on…

Beginning a new term

Dr. Brad Richey and Connie Taylor, two incumbents for Richmond R-XVI School Board who won re-election on April 7, took the oath of office Tuesday evening just prior to the…

MoDOT 'Road Show' to hear from citizens

The Kansas City District of the Missouri Department of Transportation has launched an interactive road show, “Your Voice in Transportation,” to take transportation issues to the street. The road show…

Council rectifies resident’s high water bill

ORRICK – The Orrick City Council met in regular session Thursday evening, April 2, at 7 p.m. Mayor Shirley Taylor recognized Raymond Werle. Werle addressed a continuing issue of a…