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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Often first at the scene of a crisis, police officers don’t always have the skills necessary to deal with mentally ill people.
A veteran of the computer field, it might be said Michael Weaver decided to reboot.
Orange was a color found not only in the fall foliage, but on “Road Closed “ and “Detour” signs posted along CTH K in the southern part of the Town of Trimbelle last week. Several years in the making, the reconstruction of K was underway from east of where it runs north and south to its intersection with CTH KK. In places, rock has been piled up on the sides of the road or earth has been moved.
Shawnie King accumulated quite a bit of bookkeeping experience while working for her husband’s business.
Plum City Care Center broke ground Wednesday for a 15 private room assisted living addition onto its existing skilled nursing facility site in Plum City.
If all goes as presented to the Ellsworth School Board Monday, a $29.4 million proposal to develop a local campus featuring a new elementary school will be voted on by district residents next February.
HARTLAND—When Town of Hartland Chairperson Dave Esterby heard former Town Clerk Jolene Koopman would be leaving that position, he thought of Ann Lunde for the job. “He knew about my accounting background and wondered whether I was interested,” Lunde said Friday, remembering getting Esterby’s call early this year. The local native decided it would be a way to learn more about the town where she and her family live, so spent some time working with Koopman before taking over the post this spring, she said.
At least one area school enrollment is higher while others are the same or lower in a comparison of last month’s third-Friday-in-September enrollment reports with those from a year ago.
Unusually wet and cold weather this spring culminating in an unprecedented May snowstorm set area farmers back for the latest growing season.
Goals dominated the Ellsworth School Board meeting Monday.