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Village board may suspend Eastender license

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A special meeting of the Ellsworth Village Board will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Village Hall concerning the Class B retail license of the Eastender Bar in East Ellsworth.


At issue is the status of the seller's permit to the bar, owned by Dick Riske. Such permits are issued by the state and according to village clerk Peggy Nelson, the village received a letter from the state back on May 24 saying that the bar did not have a valid seller's permit.

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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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