Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. 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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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.
Lorraine Olson’s nine decades of living have featured homes and jobs not far from the Mississippi River where it creates the border between Minnesota and Wisconsin.
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,...
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...