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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The winter many hope is now winding down may have seemed long and bitter, but one thing was lacking--snow. An informal record kept of this season’s snowfalls as of last...
Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery is one of seven Wisconsin companies awarded a Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year (MOTY) Award. The winners were announced Thursday night at a black tie banquet in...
An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Wednesday, March 18, in memory of Army Reserve Spc. Bert E. Hoyer at Ellsworth High School. Hoyer lost his life...
Pastor Kari Burke-Romarheim is a native of a small town in Minnesota, yet has traveled a bit of the world. Now Burke-Romarheim’s back in rural America, this time as the...
An update on district facilities projects taking advantage of state funding was presented to the Ellsworth School Board Monday. Superintendent Barry Cain said most of the projects have been put...
Recreation opportunities for youth have long existed in Ellsworth, but an organization has now been formed to help coordinate them.
It’s a long way from Elmwood to Germany’s Rhineland and it’s a long time since American military troops fought there during World War II’s Battle of the Bulge.
Just across the road from Al Peterson’s cabinet construction business is the location for the saw mill which once operated in Moeville.
A six-member crew of volunteers arrived at the Pierce County Office Building in Ellsworth Friday to help the area’s elderly prepare their tax returns.
Music has been a big part of Elaine Bennett’s life.