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Walk will benefit retired Ellsworth teacher with inoperable tumors

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Verna (Crow) Lifto was diagnosed with inoperable tumors in her brain earlier this year.

Now, the retired teacher's family and friends plan to support her by using their feet while showing they have a heart.


A "Walk for Verna" will be held Saturday, May 8, starting at Prairie View Elementary School in Hager City (where the retiree taught for 38 years until spring of 2009) and ending at Flat Pennies Ice Cream in Bay City, according to Lorna Ross of the ice cream shop.

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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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