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Sewer rates to go up again in Ellsworth as sewer plant renovation project bid over budget

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The low bid for the Ellsworth village sewer plant renovation project came in $970,000 over what was budgeted. Thus, the village board felt it had no choice but to unanimously approve another quarterly sewer rate increase at its monthly meeting Monday evening.

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This rate increase was approved by the board just a month after the initial increase was adopted, also unanimously, to secure a state loan to begin construction.

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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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