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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At least one area school enrollment is higher while others are the same or lower in a comparison of last month’s third-Friday-in-September enrollment reports with those from a year ago.
Unusually wet and cold weather this spring culminating in an unprecedented May snowstorm set area farmers back for the latest growing season.
Goals dominated the Ellsworth School Board meeting Monday.
Long before Jessica Sallander knew she’d be honored as a “Teacher of the Year,” she knew she wanted to teach.
It’s one thing for people to say they support a particular cause, but quite another for them to physically demonstrate it.
Everything under the sun—or in this case, the moon—was available at the third annual Under the Harvest Moon Celebration in East End Park Tuesday. Cloudy, drippy skies didn’t keep crowds...
Recommended in the district’s strategic plan, communication with the public is being enhanced by the Ellsworth Schools’ Facebook page.
Local school officials are encouraging senior citizens to join the STEP (Senior Tax Exchange Program), which can benefit themselves as well as students and staff.
An Ellsworth native is the originator of a non-profit organization being formed to harness creative talents for the public good.
Getting her new retail outlet into operation has been quite a ride for Joyce Minder.