New Richmond News
Westfields Hospital & Clinic recently received "Gold" certification as a Family Friendly Workplace from the United Way St. Croix Valley's Success by 6 initiative. This certification recognizes businesses that actively invest in programs and practices that support employees and their families. Westfields Hospital & Clinic was recognized for employer-paid health care coverage for employees and their families, paid time off for employee family issues, and a flexible spending account for child care.
Johnson Motor Sales hosted their first Ladies Night with a Cause on May 5. Over 50 local companies came together to raise $2,729 for Turningpoint.
St. Croix Central Future Business Leaders of Wisconsin recently participated in the Wisconsin FBLA State Leadership Conference in Appleton, Wis. Of the over 3,000 participants at this year's conference, 20 students proudly represented St. Croix Central FBLA. SCC senior Michael Sauer gave a farewell address as the state officer positions were transitioned to the new team, including SCC junior Tyler Miller. Miller will serve as Wisconsin's Region 1 vice president for the 2017-18 school year.
High school students received an up close and personal encounter with pigs' feet and cow stomach compartments and learned to suture and splint when two Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College instructors visited their classroom. Jeffrey Johnson, doctor of veterinary medicine and WITC Dairy Herd Management instructor, and Julie Wadzinski, WITC Farm Business and Production Management instructor, recently taught New Richmond High School's agriculture students, employing hands-on instructional techniques.
Friday Memorial Library is hosting a free class about protecting your identity at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 25. From online banking, taxes, medical records to monthly bills, personal information gets put through online accounts regularly. Learn how to protect that information and take control of your online identity. WESTconsin Credit Union representatives will be at the library to teach how to protect your identity as well as providing steps to take if it happens to you.
Report: State prison costs grow five times the rate of school expenses
JACounter has been honored with a 2016 When Work Works Award for its use of effective workplace strategies to increase business and employee success.
On Tuesday, June 21, the St. Croix County UW-Extension offices will be hosting two dairy farm modernization tours. These tour stops will provide other dairy farmers and consultants the opportunity to learn from visiting new facilities.
Medical specialists from Amery Hospital & Clinic, Hudson Hospital & Clinic, Stillwater Medical Group, Lakeview Hospital and Westfields Hospital & Clinic partnered to recently host a Ladies Night Out event at The Water Street Inn.
iVantage Health Analytics has again named Westfields Hospital & Clinic as one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States.