Monday, July 23, 2012
We've collected all the nominations. Now it's time for readers to cast their votes.
Richfield Patch spent weeks collecting nominations for 25 categories in late June and early July. Now it's time to vote. The nominees for Richfield Readers' Choice Best Bartender are: Vote for your favorite in the poll below and tell us why it's your pick in the comments section. Voting will remain open until Aug. 17. The winners will be announced shortly after. *** Click here to see a list of all the 25 categories with links to voting pages.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
American Legion Post 435 welcomes Legacy Riders to town on Thursday.
The American Legion Legacy Riders rolled into Richfield on Thursday to raise funds for the American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund and were warmly welcomed in a reception at the Richfield Post 435. The Legacy Scholarship Fund assists any child that has lost a parent in combat since 9/11 gain access to secondary education.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Richfield's representative will speak at the American Legion convention later this month in Minneapolis.
On MPR's Capitol View, Tom Scheck reported Tuesday that the American Legion's national convention will be held from Aug. 27 to Sept. 1 in Minneapolis. President Obama, GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, Gov. Mark Dayton and Rep. Keith Ellison will be some of the speakers at the event. Ellison was a guest Tuesday on The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC. Guest host Rev. Al Sharpton interviewed Ellison for a segment called "Town Haul." Sharpton introduced several clips that showed GOP leaders being heckled in town hall meetings. "You see, actual voters were very unhappy," Sharpton said. "Turns out the GOP isn't too keen on those YouTube moments, so they've come up with a solution: Just silence the poor and middle class in their district…