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County to raze portions of Health Center campus
New Richmond Council discusses major project funding
crime and courts
Somerset's Praschak loses close match in semifinals
Somerset girls basketball defeated in regional final
Dowd finishes fifth at state wrestling meet
Somerset girls basketball holds off St. Croix Central; advances to Saturday's regional final
New Richmond's Dowd to place at state wrestling tournament
Bullseye! Archery Club takes off at SCC
NRHS students on pace to read 5,000 books this year
NRHS student named National Merit Scholarship finalist
Somerset’s got talent
Inaugural NRHS STEM Night a success
Farm, Feral & Stray works with Scout to care for local free roaming cats
Local author publishes first book
Somerset Community Food Pantry seeks volunteers
Crowd flocks to Bass Lake for annual ice fishing contest
Scouts visit newspaper office
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerset Feb. 26 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Somerset Feb. 17, 2015 Reg. Meeting Minutes
Crown Castle Proposal to Add Antennas - 283 Hwy 35/64 Somerset
City of New Richmond - Official Notice - NR Softball Association Class B License
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Editor's Notebook: When bad fortune turns good
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November 2, 2009
Baby boy born on sidewalk outside hospital in Eau Claire
A baby was born Sunday just before his mom could enter a hospital in Eau Claire. Kellen Kohl emerged on the sidewalk outside Sacred Heart Hospital. The baby's grandmother drove Tiffanie Kohls in from Stanley but she couldn't hold back as the car pulled up. The grandmother ran...
November 2, 2009 - 9:06am
August 21, 2009
Age doesn't matter: Volunteer at gift shop keeps working
Every Friday morning, Esther Betterley heads to her volunteer job at the Westfields Hospital gift shop. At 94 years of age, Betterley is the...
news / life
August 21, 2009 - 10:24am
March 20, 2009
Wisconsin hospitals standardize color codes
Westfields Hospital in New Richmond is among many health facilities in Wisconsin that have implemented a color-coded wristband program to help improve patient safety. The colored wristbands will help health care professionals know the histories of patients who may enter their facilities,...
March 20, 2009 - 7:41am
February 27, 2009
La Crosse area hospitals among those charging Medicare the least
Hospitals in the La Crosse area charged the nation's fourth-lowest prices to Medicare patients and their government program in 2006. That's according to a study by Dartmouth College. It found that Medicare spending in the La Crosse region totaled $5,800 per person, over $350-dollars...
February 27, 2009 - 9:09am
January 22, 2009
First baby of 2009 arrives at Westfields
Samantha Marie Johnson was the first baby born at Westfields Hospital in 2009. She arrived at 10:24 p.m. on Jan. 9. She weighed 6 pounds, 7...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Democrats to move quickly on new hospital tax
Wisconsin legislators could vote as early as mid-February on the proposed new hospital tax that's designed to bring in more federal Medicaid dollars. Republicans stripped the tax from the last two state budgets. But this time, Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, says it will be part of...
January 15, 2009 - 9:00am
December 5, 2008
Westfields Hospital Rate Increase
NOTICE OF HOSPITAL RATE INCREASE FOR westfields HOSPITAL, INC. 535 Hospital Road New Richmond, WI 54017 Fiscal Year 01/01/2009 to 12/31/2009 Revenue Previous New Dollar Percent code charge element Rate Rate Increase Increase 111 Room & Board - Medical/Surgical $950.00 $1,020.00 $70.00 7.4% 112...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
November 28, 2008
Westfields Hospital begins addition
Work began on Nov. 19 to provide in-house facilities for upgraded magnetic resonance imaging equipment at Westfields Hospital in New Richmond. The...
November 28, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
Three-car collision sends several to area hospitals
A three-vehicle accident sent three people to hospitals Saturday afternoon. Joyce L. Gangl, 76, Amery, was driving a 2002 Pontiac Sunfire with a passenger, June J. Wienke, Amery, east on Highway 64 at 12:18 p.m. Saturday when she made a left hand turn to go north on Highway T. Gangl...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am
July 8, 2008
Autistic man who went missing near Grantsburg released from hospital
The autistic man who survived for a week in the deep woods of northwest Wisconsin is back home. Keith Kennedy, 25, has been released from a Minneapolis hospital and his family says he has returned to his group home in Shoreview, Minn. Kennedy disappeared June 15 from the Trade Lake...
July 8, 2008 - 12:00am
March 12, 2008
Doyle goes for hospital tax to help fix budget hole
To help make up an estimated $652 million state budget shortfall caused by lower than estimated tax revenues, Gov.
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am