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Jobs fund money to help with Ellsworth school budget

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The Ellsworth School Board decided Monday to use a Federal Education Jobs Fund award to help with the district's budget.

The local schools have received $390,122 to be applied toward either existing jobs or others as part of expansion in either the 2010-11 or 2011-12 school terms, or both, Superintendent Barry Cain explained. Following a board workshop, members approved applying the funds toward existing costs in the present term.


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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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