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Village President

Craig Kunz
Village President

Richmond, the Village of Yesteryear, was first settled in 1837 by William McConnell, who staked his claim to land just west of the present village on what is now Broadway Street. He spent his first night here under an oak tree which still stands today. Charles Noyes arrived later that year, building a log house half a mile to the east. Noyes named the new village Montelona, but later moved to Wisconsin, selling his claim to Theodore Purdy. (Read more...)

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Spring Leaf Vacuuming May 24, 2018—May 24, 2018
Easter Egg Hunt March 24, 2018—March 24, 2018
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