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Staff, retirees recognized at Ellsworth school event

Accomplishments by staff and retirees took center stage at the Ellsworth School District's 24th annual recognition dinner Tuesday.

As part of his emcee duties, Superintendent Barry Cain introduced school board members in attendance. Former School Board President Laurie Andrews commended the entire staff for their dedication to the local schools, saying, "you are what makes us proud." Andrews acknowledged the considerable loss of knowledge and education presently occurring in this district and the teaching field in general.

Read more in the print version of the Herald June 15.

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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