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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A combination of factors led to the recent propane shortage in this region, not the least of which has been colder-than-normal winter temperatures, but neither is that bitter blast the...
A plan to make up school days previously cancelled due to extreme winter weather and any future ones this season was approved by the Ellsworth School Board Monday. The plan...
In the midst of a colder-than-normal winter, Jane Reis finds herself bringing warmth to others.
When Emily Faber decided she’d run her own restaurant, she wanted it to feel like home for her customers.
Since the middle of last month, snowmobilers have been out in force around Pierce County with no end in sight. Until recently, most snowfalls to date had been small, but...
The Tuesday, Feb. 18, referendum election about overriding the state-imposed revenue limit and facilities development on a local campus, including construction of a new elementary school, was examined at a special meeting of the Ellsworth School Board Wednesday.
Reconstructing CTH W, completing the reconstruction of CTH K, and bridge repairs on CTHs B and S are among the upcoming season’s projects for the Pierce County Highway Department.
This is the story of someone who knows something she really should tell, but is afraid to do so.
Although it may sound ambitious, a new program at the Ellsworth Public Library can reap participants lifelong rewards. “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” is being billed by the library as “a...
Esther Lundgaard has had a full life elsewhere, but not much fuller than where she presently lives—the Ellsworth Care Center.