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Sprain serves Pierce County as Ginther serves state

Actors have stunt doubles, so why not interim advisors for 4-H and Youth Agents?

When Frank Ginther, Pierce County's agent, was assigned to a 25 percent position with the State of Wisconsin, the temporary part-time advisor job was created here. It's not surprising county officials turned to Jessica Sprain to fill it; after all, Sprain's doing similar duty in St. Croix County under a like arrangement.

"I'm now at 35 percent in St. Croix County and 35 percent in Pierce," she said Thursday, indicating she began at the latter the middle of last month and will continue until mid-August.

Read more in the print version of the Herald April 4.

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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