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Fubbler’s Cove entices, delights bike riders

Riders lament ‘for sale’ sign posted in window of one of their favorite cafes By Ed Chasteen, Special to the Richmond News Not all who biked here came in for…

Three founders of Ray County 911 board ousted

With new appointments, neither Orrick nor any city fire protection district is represented By Leah Wankum, Editor Jason Beets, Staff Writer, contributed to this story Correction: Chief Jared Sartin ran…

Shortfalls create varied budget cuts

Layoffs, budget slashes imminent in certain departments; others unscathed By Leah Wankum, Editor Going into 2017, Presiding Commissioner Gary Wilhite said the commissioners knew the county was in “big trouble.”…

County budget axes museum salary

By a 2-0 vote, county commission grants $500 stipend for curator’s salary for February By Leah Wankum, Editor Although the Ray County Museum and historical society’s $6,000 annual stipend was…

Controversial budget open for public review

By Leah Wankum, Editor Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series on the 2017 county budget. A Ray County budget that has been delayed by spending cuts…

From reporting third-degree assaults to The Pledge of Allegiance

R-XVI considers several revisions to district policy By Jason Beets, Staff Writer Changes in policies concerning assault, the Pledge of Allegiance and loan forgiveness are among changes under consideration by…

Now Open: Highway T to through traffic

Highway T was opened to through traffic by the end of the day Tuesday. Nearly 1,400 feet of the highway just south of Camden had been blocked since June 2015…

City Council grants Dollar Tree tax abatement

Preparation of construction site underway By Leah Wankum, Editor Plans are underway for the new Dollar Tree store in town. Preparation of the construction site next to the location for…

Former students come together to remember the deadly 1967 tornado

The Survivors’ stories: ‘A lot of us went to school that day as kids. When we went to bed that night, we were young adults.’ By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer…

Car rollover injures three

99-year-old passenger LifeFlighted with serious injuries Jason Beets, Staff Writer Three elderly Richmond residents – including a driver who is 85 years old and a passenger who is 99 –…