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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MAIDEN ROCK - A Texas man died Wednesday from injuries he suffered Tuesday afternoon when the dump truck he was driving crashed and burned while in the village of Maiden...
Most student enrollments for area schools have increased in a comparison of those on the third Friday of last month with numbers from the same date a year ago.
Moving from church to church isn’t new for Interim Pastor Mark Hendrickson.
Second chances are second nature for Tracey Hines.
Ask Ralph Matzek what’s the reason for his long life and he credits his parents.
The Ellsworth Fire Department will mark its 125th anniversary with a celebration this Saturday from 2 p.m. to midnight at the Pierce County Fairgrounds.
A Twin Cities company was approved by the Ellsworth School Board Monday to conduct a public survey in the district. Morris Leatherman of Minneapolis will conduct the survey, which can be used by school officials to look ahead to the next referendum, back at the last one or at ongoing operations, according to Superintendent Barry Cain. Cain recommended the firm from the two which were being considered. The phone survey will involve approximately 400 households, randomly selected, he said.
Not only does Russ Korpela know his way around a chamber office, but many of those he knows best have been in towns where he’s lived.
The Ellsworth School Board proceeded with a plan to accomplish facilities projects by approving a resolution early last week.