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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St. Francis School in Ellsworth has been recognized as one of three diocesan schools in this region for academic excellence.
”Go east,” Shelby Springman was told.
When Mary Wild was in school, girls’ sports didn’t exist.
Kay Beder has kept as busy as ever while continuing to fight off the effects of lung cancer.
How to reverse the trend toward more obesity in Pierce County was a message two speakers sent to the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce Thursday.
The late former Ellsworth Junior High School Principal Dick Fuller handing him a key to a classroom and essentially saying “here you go” is a vivid memory for Rick Clausen.
With just two exceptions in one subject, area students again bested their peers statewide on scores for the past school term’s state testing.
A line-by-line review of budget adjustment proposals led to some decisions from the Ellsworth School Board Monday.
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, according to Julie Belz of the library staff. Participants were given the option of making 64”-by-76” or 52”-by-52” sizes. Each week for six weeks, they received clues about making their quilt, Belz said. The first told what type of fabric they should use.
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.