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Ellsworth educator may not have taught, but for big dose of farming

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His father may have been the patient, but Dennis Olson got "cured" of farming while filling in for the ailing head of his family.

Today, although Olson lives on a 40-acre hobby farm where he raises crops, the operation doesn't represent his main livelihood. That's been teaching, from which he's retiring at the end of this school term.

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"I liked it...I'm glad I chose it," he said Thursday of the career as an educator he's had for the past 34 years.

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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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