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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Once Tom Huber got a camera in his hands, there was no stopping him.
If Ellsworth school personnel have had a feeling someone was peering over their shoulders, it may have been Pete Nusbaum. Nusbaum said Wednesday he was aware of the schools and community here before being hired as the new Ellsworth Middle School Principal, succeeding Paul Uhren.
A new era is dawning for Quinn Motors of Ellsworth and, as the past already dims, some history has been discovered.
Members of the Beldenville Old Car Club can only hope the public is looking forward to this Sunday’s 36th annual Car Show and Swap Meet a fraction as much as they are.
Jeanette Jablonske saw firsthand how her ailing parents had difficulty coping with transportation. Jablonske’s late father, Donald Hayes, was a cancer patient whom she believes knew about his illness long before anyone else did, she said Wednesday. He died at the Ellsworth area farm where she grew up. Her late mother, Evelyn, who had been sick since she was a child, especially needed assistance getting around, Jablonske said. In recent years, her mom had trouble riding in cars.
With military-like determination, Clark Goodwin has fought bladder cancer for over a decade.
The dance floor under the picnic shelter on the Pierce County Fairgrounds came alive during the 38th annual Ellsworth Polka Fest this past weekend.
Welcome back, Jon Dodge.
When 40 new housing units rise on Ellsworth’s northwest horizon, they’ll stand ready to serve area seniors needing care. Preferred Senior Living will offer its residents a homelike environment, complete with a choice of living arrangements, meal and medical services, as well as activities and communications, both internally and externally. The kick-off to construction on five acres of a 40-acre parcel between Hwy.
A recommendation breakfast and lunch prices for the 2013-14 term be increased by 10 cents was approved by the Ellsworth School Board Monday. The breakfast price will be $1.80, as compared to the $1.70 of the past. The secondary lunch price will be $2.60, up from $2.50 (grades five-to-12) and the elementary lunch price will be $2.40, an increase from $2.30. Board members also approved the recommended schedule of high school fees for ’13-’14, which is unchanged.