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That's Rich(field) Podcast

Aug 29, 2019

Like many Twin Cities suburbs, Richfield’s population exploded in the decades following World War II. The “Urban Hometown” went from a population of less than four thousand to an emerging city of almost 20,000 in less than a decade. This population increase meant more houses, businesses and, of course, schools....


Aug 21, 2019

Oak Grove Lutheran Church’s pastor Brice Eichlersmith has lived by the mantra, “show up, shut up and be present in people lives” as he has helped Richfield’s residents deal with difficult situations. He has worked to bring people together at Richfield’s schools, faith communities and in the case of the...


Aug 14, 2019

Richfield students go on to accomplish great things after leaving the friendly confines of the city's schools. They become successful doctors, lawyers, politicians, artists and entrepreneurs. One of our favorite recent success stories involves Jessica January. She graduated as one of the best basketball players in RHS...


Aug 7, 2019

You've got questions, the mayor has answers. Residents are running the show this week for the thirty-second episode of the That’s Rich(field) Podcast. We asked residents to submit questions they want answered by Richfield's Mayor Maria Regan Gonzalez and they came through in a big way. We picked our ten favorites and...


Aug 1, 2019

Best laid plans have at least one or two backups in case of an emergency so that if the unthinkable happens the show can go on. That was the case last weekend when the crew responsible for the Urban Wildland Half Marathon and 5K had to resort to Plan B. Leading up to the race, the city had received more rain than...