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News-Press’ longtime reporter, editor, publisher and columnist will be missed

Mar 1, 2021

Jim Dunn, the former publisher of the Iosco County News-Herald and Oscoda (Michigan) Press, passed away early February from complications of a heart attack. 

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Peg Johnson, 1936-2020

Mar 1, 2021

Peg Johnson, former editor and publisher of the weekly Santa Ynez Valley News in Santa Maria, California, died Dec. 30, 2020, in Nevada, The Valley News reports. 

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There will never be another journalist like Bill Mardis

Mar 1, 2021

Bill Mardis was not only a Legend in community journalism, but at the Commonwealth Journal newspaper of Somerset, Kentucky, he was an Icon.

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Thomas Craig ‘Scoop’ McKinney, 1941-2020

Mar 1, 2021

On January 14, longtime newspaperman Craig McKinney passed away due to complications from a stroke.

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William ‘Bill’ Boyd Hanna, 1950-2020

Mar 1, 2021

William “Bill” Boyd Hanna, 70, of Virginia/Mountain Iron, North Carolina, died peacefully at 2:08 a.m. Monday morning, Jan. 11, 2021, at his home, surrounded by loving family.

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Former Marion Advertiser owner Nora Krueger dies at 87

Feb 1, 2021

Nora Lydia (Janke) Krueger, who with her husband owned the Marion (Wisconsin) Advertiser for nearly two decades, died Monday, Nov. 30.

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Former Mount Horeb Mail editor Michael Patenaude dies at 77

Feb 1, 2021

Michael Francis Patenaude, who in the 1970s served as editor and columnist for the Mount Horeb (Wisconsin) Mail, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, at his home in Madison. 

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George Robert Hipple, 1928-2020

Feb 1, 2021

George Robert Hipple, 92, of Pierre, South Dakota, died peacefully on Jan. 1, 2021, at Avera Maryhouse in Pierre, South Dakota.

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Harold Jaeger, 1932-2020

Feb 1, 2021

Harold John Jaeger, former publisher of the Charles Mix County News in Geddes, South Dakota, from 1973 to 2003, died Dec. 19, 2020, at the Tieszen Memorial Home in Marion. He was 88 years old. Because ...

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