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Nursing home employees ready to talk options, including wage concessions

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The employees at the St. Croix County Health Center nursing home appear ready to talk about wage concessions, if elected officials can provide some assurances that the facility will remain open for the forseeable future.


That's the message the St. Croix County Health and Human Services Committee heard Friday, as the committee members discussed a possible business plan for the New Richmond 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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