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Annandale (MN) Advocate changes hands

Annandale (MN) Advocate changes hands On Oct. 1, Michele and Ed Pawlenty, owners of the neighboring Maple Lake (MN) Messenger, officially purchased the Annandale (MN) Advocate from Steve Prinsen and his wife Sharon Schumacher. Prinsen plans to remain active at the...

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Courier-Times Sold to Dunn, NC Daily Record

Courier-Times Sold to Dunn, NC Daily Record. The sale was announced by Brinn Clayton, president of the Courier-Times Incorporated. Mr. Clayton and Bart Adams, publisher of the Daily Record, are longtime friends and that friendship played an important role in the sale...

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New Orleans Advocate Acquires weekly Tammany Farmer.

The New Orleans Advocate’s owners Wednesday expanded their footprint in St. Tammany Parish, purchasing The Farmer, a weekly newspaper that has been part of the Northshore’s civic life since 1874. Georges Media Group, headed by Dathel and John Georges, bought the...

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Anfinsons purchase Grant County Herald in Elbow Lake (MN)

For just the 12th time in the 136-year history of the Grant County Herald (Elbow Lake, Minnesota) new owners are talking the helm. Reed and Shelly Anfinson purchased the weekly newspaper from Anne O’Flynn, effective July 30, 2014. O’Flynn will remain on staff as the...

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Nags Head, NC, Outer Banks Sentinel Sold to Jurkowitz

Veteran journalist Mark Jurkowitz, has purchased the Outer Banks Sentinel, Nag’s Head, NC, from Womack Newspapers, Inc. in a deal announced earlier today. Jurkowitz, recently stepped down as the Associate Director of the Journalism Project at the Pew Research Center...

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Council Grove Republican Sale Announced.

Published continuously the past 145 years since the first issue on Aug. 24, 1872, was announced today by Craig McNeal, president of Council Grove Publishing Company, Inc. The sale to David Parker, Enid, Okla., is effective July 1. Julie Bergman, Senior Associate with...

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Herald-Dispatch, WV Acquires Wayne County Publications

HD Media Company, LLC, of Huntington, West Virginia, publisher of the Herald-Dispatch, announced today that it has purchased the assets of Wayne County Publications, Inc., located in Wayne, West Virginia. The acquisition includes the 140-year-old Wayne County News,...

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Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine Sold

The sale of Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine, Western New York’s only free full color monthly publication devoted to health, fitness, and nutrition to a company founded by the magazine’s editor and associate publisher Annette Pinder was announced today by David L....

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Central OK Publications Acquires Bristow News

BRISTOW, OK—Central Oklahoma Publications LLC, of Cordell, OK, has acquired the Bristow News, a twice-weekly paid-circulation newspaper in Bristow, OK, from CKA Publications LLC. The purchase was announced by Brett Wesner, principal of Central Oklahoma Publications....

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Moser Acquires San Marcos Daily Record

Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. today announced the sale of the San Marcos (TX) Daily Record to San Marcos Publishing LP, managed by veteran newspaper executive Jim Moser. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray represented Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. in the transaction....

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Havana, FL Herald sold

The Herald, a weekly newspaper in Havana, Florida owned and operated by Nick Bert, has been sold to Mark Pettus, a veteran newspaper publisher from Jacksonville, Florida. The paid community weekly has served the residents of Havana and Gadsden County, a suburb of...

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