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For struggling Ellsworth area people, help's on way from ARC

The old saying, "It's always darkest before the dawn," is one people who are struggling through life may be able to relate to.

Daylight for strugglers from this area appears to be on the horizon with the arrival of the Assistance and Resource Center (ARC). The River Falls-based non-profit organization expanded into the territory covered by the Ellsworth School District effective the first of this year, according to Board Chairperson Lori Rodewald.

The ARC provides assistance to people of all ages and from all walks of life--most anybody, Rodewald said Wednesday. About the only requirement for eligibility is the recipient live within the particular school district served.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Feb. 6.

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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