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VFW Post 10818 New Richmond / St. Croix County Auxiliary will be hosting a candidate forum beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7 in the City Council Chambers at the Civic Center in New Richmond.
To many, it feels like the equation, in which “do no harm” was the primary principle guiding the delivery of healthcare placing the patient at the top of the priority ladder, is now reversed. Patients are forced out by a system they cannot afford, a system which caters instead to corporations and shareholders, a system in which the patient’s voice is supplanted by politicians, executives and accountants.
A number of residents interested in learning more about the City's Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) program attended a presentation lead by UW-Extension Horticulture Educator Diana Alfuth Thursday evening, Feb. 15, at Friday Memorial Library. Alfuth spoke about the history of EAB, the EAB life cycle, signs and symptoms, and treatment options. City Public Works Operations Manager and Forester Mike Mroz concluded the evening's program by addressing steps the City of New Richmond has taken so far to prepare for EAB, and next steps for 2018.
The Village of Hammond Board of Trustees acted at their meeting Monday night, Feb. 12 in response to a request made by Lions Club member Wally Graf earlier this month, to reduce the Club's outstanding invoice of $930.97. Trustees agreed to reduce the amount to $600 and further clarified the Club's fiscal responsibilities to avoid any misunderstanding in the future.
After more than 20 years handling responsibilities as the Clerk-Treasurer for the Village of Star Prairie, Patsy Johnson is stepping down.