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Budget debate dwells on cash reserves


ELLSWORTH -- There is a contradiction when it comes to the Ellsworth Village's 2009 budget.

On one hand, the village is spending less in 2009 than it did in 2008 -- about 1.92 percent less.

On the other hand, the Village Board plans on increasing property taxes by 2 percent after not raising the levy the past two years.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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