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Ellsworth Village Board rescinds quota for Class A licenses

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By a 4-3 vote Monday, the Ellsworth Village Board rescinded the ordinance requiring 2,000 persons per Class A license within the village.


The tie vote of the board was broken by Village President Gerald DeWolfe. He stated, before the vote was taken, he was in favor of removing the ordinance.

"It's a new millenium and I think it's time we move forward with this," DeWolfe said. "Removing this ordinance will help business here in Ellsworth and it will be a job creator."

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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