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Veterans' service lauded at annual Ellsworth Middle School program

The service of veterans was praised during Ellsworth Middle School's annual Veterans Day program Friday.

Leading off the "Freedom Is Not Free" theme, EMS Principal Paul Uhren said the school's Freedom Wall is a constant reminder to all of the sacrifices vets have made so U.S. citizens can enjoy the freedoms they do today. Many families have lost members in times of war, Uhren said, inviting those gathered Friday to view their names posted around the EMS cafeteria.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Nov. 16.

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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