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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Making this year’s exhibit at the Pierce County Historical Association’s (PCHA) history center in Bay City part of this Saturday’s Pioneer Day is like going back to the source.
The wheels just keep on turning for Cheryl Johnson.
Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Hwy. 65 and Crosstown Road on Ellsworth's northwest side in an accident reported Thursday at approximately 1:45 p.m.
”Welcome home” means a lot to Julie Chollett, perhaps more than to most.
JoJo’s Jewelry and Gifts, a well-known name on the Ellsworth business scene, is now a name of the past.
Mindy Anderson and her daughters—Lydia, Stella and Julia—found the Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival Medallion at Ellsworth Middle School around 2 p.m. Thursday. The Andersons said it was stuck between the back of a sign and the post holding that sign. They had driven to the school and stopped. Lydia got out of the vehicle first; shortly thereafter, she had the prize in her hand. “I’ve been reading the clues for 30 years, ever since I was a kid,” Mindy Anderson said about her family’s first medallion find.
Firefighters from four departments, including Ellsworth, were called to a barn fire in the Town of El Paso Wednesday morning.
Quinn Motors of Ellsworth held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday to celebrate their new renovation.
The amount of recyclable materials Pierce County’s recycling center processed last year increased over the previous year, according to the annual report from the solid waste department. Approximately 2,833 tons of recyclable materials were processed in 2013, up from the 2,392 tons processed in 2012.
Nearly 30 years ago, Robert “Bob” Forrest and Linda Paul both worked as program technicians in the St. Croix County office of the Farm Service Agency (FSA), then known as the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS).