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Anne Pechacek, volunteer coordinator for Ellsworth schools, held up a t-shirt like the ones the first 50 people to register for the Panther Prowl Fun Run this Saturday will receive. Pechacek lined up student volunteers who joined others Thursday in a clean-up at the school forest, which Saturday’s run-and-walk will benefit. (Herald photos by Bill Kirk).

Backers exerting physical effort for school forest


It’s one thing for people to say they support a particular cause, but quite another for them to physically demonstrate it.

The latter is precisely what those backing Ellsworth’s school forest are doing.


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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. 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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