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Roger Nelson of Nelson Plumbing in Ellsworth was like a one-man Shrine parade unit with his entry in Sunday’s march organized by the local fire department.1 / 5
An old-time fire truck carried seasoned veterans from the Ellsworth Fire Department in the EFD’s parade Sunday.2 / 5
A water war was waged by birthday well-wishers on this unit in the Ellsworth Fire Department parade.3 / 5
A carnival theme dominated the Ellsworth Care Center’s unit in Sunday’s Ellsworth Fire Department parade. The unit was occupied by center royalty.4 / 5
This trio rode high atop a truck as it made its way along the route for the Ellsworth Fire Department parade.5 / 5

The Ellsworth Fire Department held its annual parade Sunday. The march was held under variably sunny skies and pleasant temperatures. 

The local Boy Scout troop was among the leading units in Sunday’s Ellsworth Fire Department parade. The first Scouts carried flags.

This patriot with a tri-cornered hat and classic gear reminded about the country’s history during the Ellsworth Fire Department parade Sunday.

Members of the Ellsworth Traveling Baseball team hoisted a trophy and threw candy from atop their unit in Sunday’s Ellsworth Fire Department parade.

This trio rode high atop a truck as it made its way along the route for the Ellsworth Fire Department parade.

The Ellsworth FFA chapter and alumni was represented by a group perched on hay bales in the local fire department’s parade.

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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