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Man escapes house fire in Hankinson

Fire Broke Out Around 9 P,M, Wednesday

HANKINSON, N.D. – There are no injuries after a house fire in Hankinson. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office says firefighters responded to the house fire just before 9 p.m. Wednesday on the 200 block of 1st Street NE. One man inside the house when the fire started got out unharmed. The fire remains under investigation.┬áThere is no word on how…

Richland School District Superintendent Tim Godfrey Removed From His Position

School Board made The Decision To Place Godfrey On Paid Administrative Leave

COLFAX, N.D. — Richland 44 School Board has placed Superintendent Tim Godfrey on paid administrative leave. Junior and Senior High Principal Bruce Anderson did not know the reason the board made the decision to place Godfrey on leave. Anderson will fill his role for the duration of the leave. School Board President Lisa Amundson released the following statement: “Earlier today…

Five Students at Richland 44 Junior-Senior High School Referred to Juvenile Court

Students were charged with 13 misdemeanor counts of hazing for incidents in boy's locker room

COLFAX, N.D. —┬áThe Richland County Sheriff says five juveniles have been referred to juvenile court and are accused of 13 counts of hazing and 11 counts of sexual assault at the Richland 44 Junior/Senior High School in Colfax. School Board President Lisa Amundson says none of the students are currently attending class or any extracurricular activities. The suspects and numerous…

Richland County Investigation Into Allegations of Harassment, Bullying or Hazing.

Superintendent Tim Godfrey says "we take such allegations very seriously".

COLFAX, N.D. – The Richland County Sheriff’s office has taken over the investigation into allegations of “harassment, bullying or hazing” involving students at Richland School District #44 Junior and Senior High School in Colfax. Superintendent Tim Godfrey in a statement says, Richland Public School District #44 recently learned of allegations of student misconduct, possibly constituting harassment, bullying, or hazing, at…