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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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Lynda Watkins, 1944-2020

Feb 1, 2021

Lynda Carol Watkins, who worked at her family’s newspaper in Cordell, Oklahoma, for many years, died Nov. 28, 2020. She was 76 years old.

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Schick was great friend, devoted to newspapers

Feb 1, 2021

I lost a good friend, fellow newspaper man and mentor earlier this month when C. Dennis Schick, the executive director of the Arkansas Press Association, 1979-2004, died.

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Stella Anderson Trapp, 1936-2020

Feb 1, 2021

Stella Anderson Trapp, who published and edited The Transylvania Times of Brevard, North Carolina, for more than 30 years and loved Transylvania County with all her heart, died Dec. 17 at Tore’s ...

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West Virginia newspaper editor Mike Myer dies at 69

Feb 1, 2021

J. Michael Myer, longtime executive editor of The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, died Jan. 6 at Wheeling Hospital. He was 69.

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‘Jo was always a beam of sunshine’

Jan 6, 2021

Brown, who was one of the founders of the Oconomowoc Area Foundation and worked tirelessly with her husband, Bruce, to build the YMCA at Pabst Farms, died of natural causes Nov. 20. She was 89. She died ...

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