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St. Croix County in better financial position than most

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While the economic downturn has hurt many counties across the nation, St. Croix County remains in reasonably good financial shape.

That's the message the St. Croix County Board heard Thursday during its regularly scheduled Committee of the Whole meeting.


Bob Moore, investment advisor for the county, outlined a long list of bleak economic indicators which could mean that any national recovery will be slow in developing.

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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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