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County nursing home's finances come into focus

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As St. Croix County voters prepare to vote on a non-binding referendum question in April, the current financial health of the county-owned nursing home in New Richmond is becoming a bit more clear.


At last Wednesday's Health and Human Services Committee meeting, Department Director Fred Johnson reported that the 2011 books are nearly ready to be finished. County officials have until the end of March to complete the financial reports concerning last year.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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