Weather Forecast


WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Obama-care costs a lot more in western Wisconsin, than in Minnesota

Email News Alerts

Obama-care costs a lot more far in western Wisconsin, than across the Saint Croix River in Minnesota. Insurance agent Dennis Conger said premiums on the new health exchanges in Pierce, Polk, and Saint Croix counties are almost twice as high as in Minnesota's Twin Cities' region. The Saint Paul Pioneer Press said it found the same disparity. The paper says it's not because Minnesota set up its own exchange, and Wisconsin didn't.


Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
(715) 243-7767 x243