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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New features were added to the traditional line-up for Ellsworth Middle School’s annual “Freedom Is Not Free” Veterans Day Program Friday.
The Ellsworth School Board Monday began preparing to present facilities and revenue cap questions for a vote by district residents early next year.
An improvement project at Veterans Memorial Park in Elmwood started with a nuisance detected while preparing for Memorial Day ceremonies and has ended with it better serving that holiday, Veterans Day and many others to come.
Ask Bobbi Stanley and she’ll say she loves being in customer service.
MAIDEN ROCK—When Samantha Webb took over 63 Express in Hager City nine years ago, she wasn’t thinking about someday opening a second location. It was the vendors delivering the goods to that convenience store-and-station who recently got her thinking expansion.
It took a long time coming, but not as long as it took to make the history comprising its contents.
Area businesses are being cautioned about an increase in counterfeit bill activity in this vicinity, Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce members heard Thursday.
The Ellsworth School Board has approved a tentative salary agreement with the teachers. The action was taken during a closed session of the board at a special meeting Tuesday, according to Superintendent Barry Cain. Cain said there are two major aspects to the pact: a base wage agreement and distribution of income. A 2.07 base wage increase is part of the package, he said, explaining this can be negotiated up to the Consumer Price Index level, which was offered.
The Ellsworth Funsters sponsored the annual Pumpkin Party in the Park, held this past Saturday in the East End Park.
Often first at the scene of a crisis, police officers don’t always have the skills necessary to deal with mentally ill people.