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Pierce County board orders budget cuts

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ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Board was given three options to balance the 2011 county budget, but a theme in all three was cut, cut and cut.


In the end, during the June 22 meeting, the board approved, by a 14-1 vote, the option of directing all county departments to cut 3.4% from their budgets.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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