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St. Croix County among state's healthiest

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St. Croix County is a pretty healthy place to live.

That's according to the annual County Health Rankings report released last week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.


Of the state's 72 counties, St. Croix ranked No. 2 in terms of healthy places. The local county trailed only Ozaukee County in the state's "health outcomes" rankings.

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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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