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Minor setbacks don't deter Ellsworth resident from donating blood

Undaunted by a few minor setbacks, Mary Hines keeps on donating blood.

Most of the glitches encountered by Hines since she's been giving blood, which dates to after her marriage in the mid-1960s, have been out of her control. Nonetheless, the River Falls native is a regular at American Red Cross Bloodmobile visits to Ellsworth and plans to be there again when the bloodmobile comes to Zion Covenant Church here on Jan. 3, 2011, from noon to 6 p.m.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Dec. 22.

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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