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Benefit's Aug. 6 for Ellsworth victim of fatal fall

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His family knew the late Zachary Siewert as someone who was always helping others.

Many of the employees with whom Siewert worked on the family farm remembered how he was willing to loan them money and some never got the chance to pay him back, they said Thursday. The 22-year-old would bring friends home and ask for jobs for them, even appealing on their behalf for second chances if they were in jeopardy of being fired.


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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. 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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