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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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 doesn’t typically get as much recognition as other committees, such as the Cheese Curd Festival organizers. “They’re working hard in the background,” Ries said. Economic development, peer counseling and area infrastructure are some of the topics with which members deal at their monthly meetings, according to Sharon Seibel of J and S Machine in El
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.
Delores “Mick” Dodge really enjoys knitting and crocheting. So when she attended a Sunday School event and heard talk about a prayer shawl project, she wanted to know more, Dodge said Wednesday. Despite her being a member of Ellsworth’s Bethel Covenant Church and the effort being done at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Ellsworth at the time, she was invited to participate. That was eight years ago, she said.
The opening of WESTconsin Credit Union’s new Ellsworth office this week is accompanied by several “firsts.”