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Ellsworth teen commits to South American pilgrimage

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While others her age enjoy a break from school this summer, 16-year-old Morgan Hines will still be learning--and helping others.

Hines of St. Francis Catholic Church is joining fellow Ellsworth area residents Deacon Mark Quayhackx and Janet Huppert on a pilgrimage to Mexico City, World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro and Lima, Peru in July. The local trio will meet up with a group from Marshfield to number around 30 participants from Wisconsin on the journey.


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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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