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Ellsworth ambulance, WWEMS cement long-term pact

Ellsworth Ambulance Service officials have signed a long-term contract with Western Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services (WWEMS).

The ambulance service's operating committee updated bylaws to create a joint powers agreement with WWEMS, which is a subsidiary of Regions Hospital in St. Paul, according to Dan Morth, interim local ambulance director. The bylaws had largely been in place since the ambulance service was incorporated in 1978, Morth said Wednesday.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Oct. 19.

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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