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Thibault mixes music, radio with convenience store job in Ellsworth

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Pierce County Herald
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Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

In the Old West, barkers roamed the country, selling their goods and wares from a wagon.

Erik Thibault is akin to these pitchmen of the past. The new manager at Freedom Valu Center in Ellsworth not only knows retailing, but is highly interested in communication as a radio assistant and music fan.


"Sales have increased, especially in our dairy gallons," Thibault said Tuesday about business since he arrived at the local convenience store on Oct. 11.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Nov. 28.

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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