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St. Crox voters to weigh in on nursing home

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It's déjà vu for St. Croix County voters and their apparent desire to operate a county-owned nursing home.

An advisory referendum will be included on the upcoming April 3 election ballot asking county residents if they want a portion of their tax dollars to continue to support the St. Croix County Health Center's nursing home in New Richmond.


Voters overwhelmingly approved a similar referendum in 2008, 27,219 "yes" to 14,648 "no."

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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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