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Richfield, Minnesota

Richfield is a city in Hennepin County, United States. An inner-ring suburb of the Minneapolis–Saint Paul region, it is bordered by Minneapolis to the north, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport to the east, Bloomington to the south, Edina to the west. Best Buy, the U. S.'s largest electronics retailer, has its headquarters in Richfield. The population was 35,228 at the 2010 census; the beginnings of Richfield date back to the 1850s. Close to Minneapolis and Fort Snelling, it was on the edge of a growing and expanding city with business and commerce not far away. One of the first settlers was Riley Bartholomew, a former General in the Ohio Militia who became a Richfield Justice of the Peace and a Minnesota State Senator. Bartholomew built a house on the east shore of Wood Lake in 1852, the restored Riley Lucas Bartholomew House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today, the site are maintained by the Richfield Historical Society. In the early days, Richfield extended as far north as Lake Street, included present day Edina and parts of St. Louis Park and Hopkins on the west, extended to the Mississippi and the Minnesota Rivers on the east, to Bloomington on the south.

On May 11, 1858, as Congress was admitting Minnesota into the Union, the early residents of Richfield had their first town meeting. That same year Richfield was named for the fertile farm land it encompassed. By 1879, the community's first town hall was constructed. Early residents were German and families from the New England area; these residents were soon joined by immigrants from Sweden and Denmark. It was not until 1908. From 1908 until 1950, Richfield's local government consisted of a President, three trustees, a clerk. On November 7, 1950, residents voted for a city manager form of government, meaning the city had a Mayor, four council members, one City Manager; this is still the form of government used today. Richfield's first Mayor was Clarence Christian, who began serving in 1951, but served as President under the old format dating back to 1948. By the late 1940s, the city's population started increasing as farmland was sold to developers who were building homes for veterans returning from World War II.

In 1955, the Richfield Chamber of Commerce was formed and has been involved in the development, as well as the redevelopment, of the community since that time. The first half of the 20th century saw the boundaries of Richfield change, as annexations decreased the size of the city. Three annexations by Minneapolis brought the village to its present north boundary. In 1886, St. Louis Park formed a separate community followed by Edina in 1888 and a section of the far west was annexed by Hopkins in 1893. In 1905, a section of the east to 34th Avenue was requisitioned by Fort Snelling. In 1941, another section of East Richfield went to the Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport, by 1955 all of the Wold-Chamberlain Field was separated from the village. Over the years, populations of all nearby communities increased and after World War II, Richfield flourished with commuters to Twin Cities jobs. Today, Richfield has a population of about 35,000 residents who live within seven square miles of neighborhoods and shops.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.01 square miles, of which 6.87 square miles is land and 0.14 square miles is water. Interstates 35W and 494 and Minnesota State Highways 62 and 77 are four of the main routes in the city. Other main routes include 66th Street; the majority of the 10,000 single-family homes were constructed in the 1950s, the 5,000 apartments date from the 1960s and early 1970s. The Richfield Rediscovered Housing Program has established an environment of change in the community as it encourages home remodeling and reconstruction; the program is changing the face of Richfield's residential neighborhoods, upgrading them from small, post-WWII styles to larger homes. Best Buy Company, Inc. moved its corporate headquarters into the city in 2003, becoming the largest employer in Richfield. Job growth in Richfield has reached unprecedented levels in recent years. From the first quarter of 2001 to the first quarter of 2003, net job growth equaled 2,444 – the second highest in the metropolitan area.

Additionally, total employment in Richfield jumped from 10,090 to nearly 15,000 between 1995 and 2005. In 2007, Cedar Point Commons opened in Richfield at Cedar Avenue and 66th Street, adjacent to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport. SuperTarget and The Home Depot serve as its anchor tenants. According to the City's 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are: Richfield has public schools, private schools, alternative education programs, post-secondary options; the school district, Independent School District 280, serves about 4,200 students in Richfield and part of Edina in grades K-12. Richfield schools are divided into elementary schools, middle schools, high schools. Four elementary schools serve primary students in grades K-5: Centennial Elementary. Students in grades 6-8 attend Richfield Middle School. Richfield High School serves 1400 students in grades 9-12. Outside of the school district there is Watershed High School. Academy of Holy Angels, a Catholic, co-educational high school that serves over 800 students in grades 9-12 The Fraser School, serving children six-weeks to six-years

Kiznersky District

Kiznersky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the twenty-five in the Udmurt Republic, Russia. It is located in the southwest of the republic; the area of the district is 2,131.1 square kilometers. Its administrative center is the rural locality of Kizner. Population: 20,263 ; the population of Kizner accounts for 47.1% of the district's total population. Major rivers in the district include the Vyatka, the Kazanka, the Pyzhmanka, the Lyuga, the Umyak. Ethnic composition: Udmurts: 46% Russians: 44.8% Tatars: 6.8% District's economy is based on agriculture. Верховный Совет Удмуртской Республики. №663-XII 7 декабря 1994 г. «Конституция Удмуртской Республики», в ред. Закона №37-РЗ от 9 октября 2009 г «О внесении поправок к Конституции Удмуртской Республики». Опубликован: "Известия Удмуртской Республики", №№198-199, 27 декабря 1994 г.. Государственный Совет Удмуртской Республики. Закон №62-РЗ от 15 ноября 2004 г. «Об установлении границ муниципальных образований и наделении соответствующим статусом муниципальных образований на территории Кизнерского района Удмуртской Республики», в ред.

Закона №60-РЗ от 12 октября 2012 г. «О внесении изменений в отдельные законы Удмуртской Республики». Вступил в силу с 1 января 2005 г. Опубликован: "Собрание законодательства Удмуртской Республики", №5, 25 июля 2005 г.. Государственный Совет Удмуртской Республики. Закон №46-РЗ от 19 октября 2006 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Удмуртской Республики», в ред. Закона №60-РЗ от 12 октября 2012 г. «О внесении изменений в отдельные Законы Удмуртской Республики». Вступил в силу через десять дней после официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Известия Удмуртской Республики", №185, 12 декабря 2006 г

Juan Ruiz de Medina

Juan Ruiz de Medina was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Segovia, Bishop of Cartagena, Bishop of Badajoz, Bishop of Astorga. In 1489, Juan Ruiz de Medina was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Innocent VIII as Bishop of Astorga. On March 27, 1493, he was appointed by Pope Alexander VI as Bishop of Badajoz. On 20 February 1495, he was appointed by Pope Alexander VI as Bishop of Cartagena. In 1502, he was appointed by Pope Alexander VI as Bishop of Segovia, he served as Bishop of Segovia until his death on 30 January 1507. Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Astorga". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved March 25, 2018. Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Astorga". GCatholic.org. Retrieved March 25, 2018. Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Cartagena". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Cartagena". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Segovia". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Segovia". GCatholic.org.

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