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County considers three options for nursing home

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A decision about the future of the St. Croix Health Center nursing home may finally be close at hand.

The Health and Human Services Board met Monday to discuss ideas related to the possible closure of the county-run facility or the continuation of its operation.


A standing-room-only crowd attended the morning meeting, with a number of county residents voicing their support for the 100-plus-year-old nursing home.

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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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