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Maintenance projects get Ellsworth School Board approval

Major maintenance projects estimated to cost a total of between $55,075 and $61,675 were accepted by the Ellsworth School Board Monday.

Leading the list of 10 projects for the 2010-11 school year is a roof section of Prairie View Elementary School. Superintendent Barry Cain said officials plan to upgrade that roof in sections over 2-3 years.

The proposal calls for bidding out the largest of four sections for completion this summer, at an estimated cost of between $20,000 and $25,000. Because of a change in state law for projects priced at $25,000 or above, a plan may have to be developed and submitted, Cain said.

Read more in the print version of the Herald April 14.

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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