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Ellsworth Middle School Principal keeps on taking a new step as educator

Three years ago, Paul Uhren started participating in efforts to design a new middle school for the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau (GET) School District.

Uhren, who was the GET Middle School Principal at the time, didn't know then part of that process would preview his future as an educator. He and the other school officials charged with helping plan the design toured middle school facilities in three area districts to get input for their project. One of those districts was Ellsworth.

"I remember talking about the school here with Steve Broton," Uhren said Thursday, referring to the now-retired EMS Principal whom he succeeded this week.

Read more in the print version of the Herald July 14.

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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