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What's new at the Richfield Historical Society   Director Jodi Larson talks to about new exhibits and what's ahead for the Richfield Historical Society.
When science and art meet Teacher Chris Bowman knows how to mix art and science in his classroom at the Richfield STEM school.
Skatepark should be ready this summer The Richfield City Council has approved a contract to build a tier-one skatepark in Augusbug Park.
Richfield Police and Fire Teen Academy A group of high school students get an inside look at Richfield police and fire operations Saturday as part of the city's annual program.

Richfield News

In-Depth: How do you see Richfield?

Do your perceptions match reality? asks Richfield residents how they see their town, its people and institutions as Minnesota's oldest suburb experiences change. While some call it comfortable, for others it's "ramblerville."

Chief Barry Fritz says farewell

The Public Safety director is retiring after 36 years with the City of Richfield. Deputy Chief Todd Sandell (left) will serve as interim director. The chief delivered a farewell speech to the City Council Tuesday night. Full Story | video Video
image ends run as Richfield news source

No new content will be added to the hyperlocal news, information and community-building website. Founder says thanks for warm reception and support. Full Story | video Video

Crime falls in Richfield for 5th straight year

Modern police methods have helped the city keep the crime rate falling since 2007, says now-retired Public Safety Director Barry Fritz. Full Story | video Video

Latest Richfield Police Reports

Arguer arrested - A 25-year-old Richfield man was jailed and two women cited for disorderly conduct after police were called a second time to an argument in the parking lot of apartment buildings in the 6300 block of Lyndale Avenue South the afternoon of April 29. The women -- a 29-year-woman from the nearby apartments and a 46-year-old woman from South Minneapolis -- had accused the man of damaging a car.
Attempted break-in - A 15-year-old Richfield girl at home with a younger sister ran from her home in the 7000 block of Fifth Avenue South about 4:30 the afternoon of April 29 and called police after someone attempted to break into the house through a window.
Silent thief - A burglar apparently sneaked into a house in the 7500 block of Nicollet midday April 29 and stole a purse, jewelry, binoculars and $200 cash while the homeowner was in her yard and her husband was elsewhere in the home.
Drunken driving? - A 58-year-old man was taken to the hospital about 11 a.m. May 1 to have blood drawn to determine if he was drunk or on drugs after his car collided with another near 67th and Nicollet. A 2008 Toyota that the man's car hit from behind spun through a hedge and onto the Academy of Holy Angels Academy lawn. The 85-year-old woman driving the Toyota did not require medical attention.
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