- The Fourth of July festivities caused the to delay one if its crime reports for the holiday week. However, once it was released, it claimed the top spot in readership for the month.
- Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced that a man had been arrested and charged in a cold murder case.
- Police responded to an apartment on the morning of July 4. A woman was found dead and a man was taken into custody for his possible involvement in her death.
- Former assistant and lead principal, , was announced as the pick to replace this fall.
- Richfield Patch's most popular article ever had a resurgance to the top when National Kissing Day fell on July 6.