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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Lorraine Olson’s nine decades of living have featured homes and jobs not far from the Mississippi River where it creates the border between Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Handiwork done for the eighth annual “Mystery Quilt” event is on display at the Ellsworth Public Library through April. Forty quilts were entered in the event, which began in January,...
Possible budget adjustments were presented to the Ellsworth School Board at a special meeting attended by approximately 70 people, including mostly staff but also some citizens, early last week.
The approximately 200 members attending the annual meeting of Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services in Ellsworth March 22 were electronically polled for their responses about such meetings and the co-op’s publication, “The Highlighter.”
Not only has he spent a quarter century involved in economic development, but Paul Schwebach is a founder and former board member of the Pierce County Economic Development Corporation (PCEDC).
By Bill Kirk Industrial council activities were reported to the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce Thursday. In introducing two speakers from the council, Chamber Executive Sarah Ries said this chamber group...
For being the oldest in his family, Lewis Powers has somehow managed to stay young.
The Ellsworth Ambulance Service (EAS) has had a varied history, including few developments as significant as the service’s designation as a paramedic unit a decade ago.
Wearing school letters on jackets isn’t just for athletes anymore.
Like for everyone else in this region, Mother Nature has dealt a cold, snowy blow to the Pierce County Highway Department this winter.