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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They’ve been to a place whose name is emblematic of winter, and now Jay and Casey Oricchio are going somewhere with a name suggesting warmth.
The completion of CTH W reconstruction and the possible beginning of an upgrade to CTH V are on the projects list for the Pierce County Highway Department this coming season.
Kim Beebe challenged Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce members Thursday if they still think the computer internet is a fad, to think again. Beebe, manager/owner of Limelight Social Media, said she’s in the business of connecting people online. In the case of Thursday’s audience, that calls for engaging with customers. She cited a Pew Research study last September showing 81 percent of adults use the internet.
England might be thought of by some as a country whose residents keep a stiff upper lip.
:Just one road project is on the schedule for the coming construction season in the western part of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Eau Claire region.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.
Interest in this past fall’s Pierce County Clean Sweep was mixed, with more vehicles attending the Sept. 20 event at the recycling center in Ellsworth than a year earlier, but the overall collection amount lower than what was a record-high a year ago.
Maintenance and energy efficiency projects will proceed after the Ellsworth School Board Monday authorized the issuance and sale of $6.7 million in notes.
Injuries occurred and vehicles were damaged in an accident shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Hwy. 10 and CTH CC on the Towns of Salem and Union border.
Ray Carlson didn’t realize he could donate blood at Ellsworth High School until he began working part-time at EHS in the early 1990s.