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Ellsworth School Board okays pact with teachers' unit

The Ellsworth School Board has reached an agreement on salaries and benefits with the local teachers' union.

The agreement is for the last and present school terms (2009-10 and 2010-11), according to Superintendent Barry Cain. It calls for a 3.8 percent increase in salaries and benefits yearly for both terms.

However, salaries alone are increased by 1.16 percent for the '09-'10 term and decrease by .36 percent for the '10-'11 term.

Read more in the print version of the Herald March 2.

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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