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Deiss disagrees with proposed levy increase

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ELLSWORTH -- The Village Board got a preview of Ellsworth's 2009 budget Monday. The Finance, Purchasing and Buildings Committee is recommending a levy increase of 2 percent.

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Committee Member Dave Deiss questions the plan, saying, "With unemployment going up and wages being frozen, I just don't think it is the right time to propose a levy increase," Deiss said in an interview Tuesday. He missed Monday's Village Board meeting.

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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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