Friday, September 9, 2011
Five things you should know today.
1) The Richfield High School football team is on the road Friday and taking on St. Thomas Academy at 7 p.m. Friday night. 2) If you haven't made plans for the weekend yet, don't forget to look at Richfield's Patch Get Out Weekend Planner. 3) Children's Lighthouse is hosting a fundraising event on Sept. 11 at Veterans Memorial Park. The goal of the organization is to build a children's hospice center in the Twin Cities area. Currently, there are only two that exist in the country. 4) Beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at Victory Memorial Park in North Minneapolis, Richfield-based Best Buy will host speakers and presentations, and particpate in projects in and around the park as well as at Folwell Park and Theodore Wirth Park. This event is part …
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Five news tidbits to know today.
1) The Richfield girls tennis team is taking on Tartan at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at home. Good luck! 2) While school hasn't even been in session for a week, Richfield High School is getting close to its Homecoming Week festivities. To kick it off, the 2011 Homecoming Queen Candidates will be announced Thursday morning. Stay tuned for photos of the candidates. 3) Richfield Patch Editor Caitlin Burgess will be at the Richfield Rotary meeting Thursday night. Stop by to say hello and see what the rotary is all about. 4) Those organizing Penn Fest are looking for people to distribute booklets this weekend! Please e-mail Molly Illes at email@example.com if you can help. 5) Richfield Patch is still looking for bloggers to contribute their view to …
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Five little news tidbits to know today.
1) The City of Richfield announced its public safety officers will be increasing enforcement at the 66th Street and Portland Avenue roundabout. 2) This week's Richfield Photo Hunt went up Monday afternoon. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you have the answer! 3) The City of Richfield has put together a self-guided tour map of the 2011 Landscaping Good Neighbor Award winning homes. The map is attached to this article as a PDF, along with information about the winners in a separate PDF. 4) Richfield Patch announced that it was launching a news series titled "Dispatches: The Changing American Dream" Monday morning. We want your stories. E-mail email@example.com to share your story. 5) This Day in History: On Aug. 16, 1896, while …
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Five things you should know today.
1) The Richfield Transportation Commission is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday night at Richfield City Hall and Municpal Center. 2) Augsburg Park Library is hosting Read-A-Story Theater at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Local seniors read to and entertain kids entering preschool through second-grade. 3) Reminder: There is no smoking permitted in any Richfield parks. Click here for more information on the new ordiance banning the act. 4) According to the Richfield Ice Arena website, adult hockey leagues are no longer run by the city. 5) Dying to know what the city's tax capacity is? And what it means? Richfield City Manager Steve Devich's City 101 Video Blog has a three part series on it. To view the videos, click here.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Five news tidbits you should know today.
1) Registration to enroll new students in Richfield Public Schools begins Aug. 8 and runs through Sept. 9 at Central Education Center, 7145 Harriet Ave. S. For more information, call 612-243-3020. 2) Residents intersted in registering for the Hennepin County Citizens Academy need to do so by Aug. 4. The academy is a six-week program that gives citizens a closer look at how the government is works. Those interested should call 612-348-5130 or e-mail CitizenAcademy@co.hennepin.mn.us with their name, address and phone number. 3) The City of Richfield is hiring for a Liquor Sales Associate position at the 66th Street and Cedar location. Call 612-861-9370 for more information or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. 4) The Richfield Human…
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Five news tidbits you should know about today.
1) The old Richfield City Hall building is scheduled to begin demolition July 18 and will take approximately three weeks to finish, according to Lucas Johnson, media coordinator for the city. 2) The Richfield City Council is holding a special worksession at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday night at Richfield City Hall and Municipal Center to discuss The Cornerstone Group and sidewalk snowplowing. 3) The Richfield City Council will also hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday night and discuss a variety of topics including an amendment to the plans for Lyndale Commons, a proposed apartment building to take the place of the Woodlake Plaza strip mall. 4) Gov. Mark Dayton announced Monday that he would be traveling around the state for two days to tell …
Monday, July 11, 2011
Five things you need need to know today.
1) The Minnesota government shutdown continues after more than a week of a standstill. Most recently, the "Third Way Committee," which was comprised of select Republicans and DFLers, presented its budget proposal Thursday, however it was not favored by Republican lawmakers. While the two sides are inching closer, it looks as if the shutdown will continue for a while longer. 2) Augsburg Park Library is hosting a teen book club for girls going into seventh-grade at 5:30 p.m. Monday night. For more information, call 612-543-6200. 3) Nominate your favorite Richfield landscaping or garden for the Richfield Landscaping Good Neighbor Award. Complete the PDF attached to this article and return to the City of Richfield by 4:30 p.m. July 12. 4) The …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Five things you must know today.
1) Richfield's Bremer Bank and Village Shores/Market Plaza were named to the 2011 Richfield Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame. 2) If you want to put your vehicle in the Richfield Hometown Fourth of July Car Show, you can register at park the day of the event (July 3) or pre-register by emailing email@example.com. The entry fee is $10. 3) The city's Fourth of July buttons are still on sale at all Richfield Liquor Store locations, Richfield-Bloomington Honda and Paul's Rentals. By purchasing the button you are eligible for a variety of vendor discounts. 4) For those residents' whose streets and driveways are being affected by the Metro City Sewer Project, you can call the project hotline at 612-861-0512 to get information about …
Monday, June 27, 2011
Five things you need to know today.
1) The second public meeting for residents to participate in the planning of the Lyndale Garden Center site is set for 6:30 p.m. Monday night at Oak Grove Lutheran Church. 2) Heredia Park, which has been closed due to the construction of the new Richfield City Hall, will reopen to residents Fourth of July weekend. 3) Holy Angels' Joseph LaBate was selected by the Vancouver Canucks during Saturday's 2011 NHL Entry Draft. 4) The Augsburg Park Library is hosting "Truck Stories" at 6 p.m. Monday for those children entering kindergarten through second grade. Children will learn about trucks and other vehicles through stories, songs and more. For more information, call the library at 612-543-6200. 5) The Augsburg Park Library is also hosting a …
Monday, June 20, 2011
Five news tidbits to know today.
1) The Richfield Human Rights Commission is holding its second book club meeting at 6:30 p.m. *Monday at Wood Lake Nature Center. The book being discussed is "From Every End of This Earth." 2) Rhythmic Feet is performing at the Richfield Community Center 2:30-4 p.m. Monday. This senior group learns simple dances and performs around town. For more information, call Director Joan Davies at 952-944-2855. 3) Holy Angels announced its honor roll students. To see who made the list, click here. 4) There are three neighborhood block meetings about the Richfield Metro Sewer Project Monday: At 6 p.m. on Park Avenue and 76th Street, at 6:45 p.m. on Wentworth Avenue and 76th Street and at 7:30 p.m. on Harriet Avenue and 76th Street. 5) Richfield Patch…