Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. 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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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.
As one of the finest fairs in Wisconsin, the Pierce County Fair has lots of friends, but a particular group is special.
The Ellsworth School Board heard proposed budgetary reductions Monday.
Greg Eaton and Joe Walter have long partnered in furnace installations, the former bringing his expertise in the furnace industry and the latter an electrician’s know-how.
A perfect storm of lower-than-normal supplies, heavy crop-drying demand and colder-than-normal winter temperatures contributed to a significant propane shortage in this region a year ago. The propane skies have long since cleared, according to President and CEO Larry Dokkestul of Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services, one of the providers in this area. “The biggest thing is domestic production is up while demand for propane is down, not only in this country but globally,” Dokkestul said Thursday, describing supplies as “