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April 3, 2009
Letter: Disagrees with Marzolf's letter
Dear Editor, In last week's edition of the local papers, Supervisor Marzolf's letter gave a glowing appreciation, calling it a miracle, of the county nursing home staff's unselfish, dedicated and loving spirit shown to its residents. He stated it comes as no surprise the nursing...
April 3, 2009 - 1:09am
The changes he's seen: Ron Lockwood looks back on social work career
In a sense, Ron Lockwood, along with his counterparts in other counties, worked himself out of a job. Lockwood's career stretched across a timeline...
April 3, 2009 - 1:05am
November 21, 2008
Letter: Likes nursing home vote
Dear Editor, I wanted to acknowledge everyone who supported the county nursing home referendum. Many of you donated money, helped put out signs and talked with friends, family and neighbors. It is very much appreciated by our residents and workers. Tears of joy were shed when the...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Nursing home referendum leaves other questions for supervisors
St. Croix residents voted nearly 2-1 to continue using tax dollars to support the county-owned nursing home, but County Board members are divided on exactly what that vote means. The tally last week was 27,425 to 14,765 in favor of operating the nursing home using property tax money....
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Letter: Has nursing home info
Dear Editor, The Oct. 9 issue of the Star-Observer contains a letter from St. Croix County Supervisor Buzz Marzolf. Some of the information in that letter is incorrect and I'd like to clear up some misunderstandings. I serve on the Finance Committee of the St Croix County Board....
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
August 21, 2008
St. Croix County Board settles nursing home referendum question
St. Croix County Board members came to a final decision at their August meeting for the wording of the nursing home referendum question on the Nov. 4 ballot. "I had the opportunity to sit in with the committee that advised the question and they did a great job to not [slant] it...
August 21, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Letter: Clarifies his comments
Dear Editor, On page 9A of the July 24 edition of the Hudson Star-Observer there is an article written by Judy Wiff which relates to comments previously made by me concerning the daily cost to St.
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Letter: Can't afford nursing home
Dear Editor, We are being asked today (July 15) to approve a resolution from the St. Croix County Health & Human Services Board to build and support a new county nursing home and 20-bed assisted living facility. I cannot support this resolution for the following reasons: The resolution...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
With referendum near, supporters still ask for nursing home vote now
The question before the St. Croix County Board last week wasn't whether the county should stay in the nursing home business but if the board should honor a decision to let the public vote first. After lengthy discussion, supervisors voted to indefinitely postpone action on a resolution...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Our View: County nursing home arguments show bizarre signs
It is sometimes amazing how government operates, but at least the County Board made the proper temporary decision regarding a county nursing home vote at a recent July meeting. The issue is not settled, however. Some County Board members wanted to vote on the future of the New Richmond...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
March 20, 2008
Nursing home question will go to St. Croix County voters
After months of discussion and study, St. Croix County supervisors, still unable to reach a decision on the future of the county nursing home, voted Tuesday to put the issue to voters this fall. The wording of the referendum, and even the membership of the five-person committee that...
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am