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Come June, Ellsworth's first McDonald's will open, says a developer who also has restaurants in several other towns.

"It won't be open until June, sometime in June," said Dan Acker Friday. "It may be the first of June, it may be the end of June, but it will be in June."


He and his wife, Phyllis, function as the developers. They bought the land and will own the building but do not manage the restaurants, said Acker.

"We are the landlords," he said.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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