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Richmond school board maintains tax levy

By Jason Beets/Staff Writer Property owners in Richmond won’t see a change in the taxes they pay to support their local schools. Richmond school board members approved a tax levy…

Neighbors voice concerns about drainage near pharmacy

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Staff The newly built Red Cross Pharmacy is frustrating its neighbors, some of whom aired their concerns to the Richmond City Council at a recent meeting.…

Area man receives 7 years in prison

Convictions include drug, sex and violent crimes By Jason Beets/Staff Writer A former Richmond resident has pleaded guilty in three separate criminal cases that spanned 18-month period for operating a…

End of an Era

Pointer’s Jewelers, a fixture of Richmond square, to close By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor 1858-2016. It’s been a long run for Richmond’s jewelry store, but Pointer’s Jewelers is closing Sept.…

Renewal of transportation tax on ballot

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor A measure that would allow the City of Richmond to continue collecting a one-half of 1 percent transportation sales tax will be on the November…

Bicyclist who evaded police gets probation

By Jason Beets/Staff Writer A Richmond man who rode a bicycle while attempting to evade police will receive two years probation. Danny Declue, 31, on Aug. 9 pleaded guilty to…

Orrick BOE approves slight tax levy increase

By Jason Beets/Staff Writer Property owners in Orrick will pay slightly higher taxes to support the Orrick R-XI School District. Orrick school board members voted for a slight increase in…

School districts to tackle student attendance with court option

Parents could be punished for recurrent student absences By Jason Beets/Richmond News Staff Writer Local officials have created a Ray County Attendance Court to hold parents accountable if their children…

VFW 4398 highlights achievements

40th anniversary event By Jason Beets/Richmond News Staff Writer Veterans and family members ate cake and shared stories at the veteran’s building Saturday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Richmond…

Warrants result in drug, weapons arrests

By Sara Seidel/Editor Search warrants issued on three separate occasions in Ray County last week resulted in five arrests on drug and weapons charges. According to Lt. Brian Bush, the…