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Tammy Pitzen is the new secretary for the Pierce County Fair office, succeeding Ginny Huber. Pitzen spent time on the fairgrounds in Ellsworth as a youth and thought it would be exciting to be a part of the fair, which she described as a “great county tradition.” (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)

Educator, school secretary gives fair office a try

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Tammy Pitzen has several reasons why she wanted to be the new secretary for the Pierce County Fair office, a role she assumed in December, succeeding Ginny Huber.


For one thing, the River Falls native spent time every summer on the county fairgrounds in Ellsworth while growing up and has fond memories of those days, she said. She also knows a lot of families across the county, having previously been an educator and school secretary in her hometown.

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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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