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Local business scene updated for Ellsworth chamber

Developments on the local business scene were updated for the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce last month.

Chamber Executive Director Sarah Ries reported Tami Langer of Ellsworth has established Langer Investments in a building behind Plummer Concrete and was to hold an open house last week.

Village President Jerry DeWolfe of the chamber announced the groundbreaking for a new assisted living facility in Ellsworth will be held this month. The complex will involve 40 units initially, with the potential for 20 more in the future.

DeWolfe also said village officials are hopeful about Shopko accepting an offer to turn the space adjacent to their existing local pharmacy into a Hometown Express store. This could occur sometime in the fall.

The new McDonald's restaurant in the village's midway district is progressing, he said, likely to be open in July. Meantime, Quinn Motors in west end has plans to expand into neighboring space where a former gas station was recently demolished. The dealership will act to meet General Motors expectations, he said.

Watch for more information in the print version of the Herald.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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