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Ellsworth School Board hears prospects for cuts, vote or both

Reductions or referendum or both.

The Ellsworth School Board and an audience numbering toward 200 people heard proposed budget options Monday from Superintendent Barry Cain, including these possibilities.

Cain began with a list of budget reductions and enhancements which are under consideration. They might not be acted upon in their entirety, or at all, he emphasized. But he estimated the adjustments could approach a total of $1 million if followed.

"This would structurally change what the Ellsworth schools are," he said.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Jan. 12.

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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