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Established in 1853, the Wisconsin Newspaper Association is among the world's oldest press associations.
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WNA Apr 22
Clara and Ken Keenan owned the Tomahawk Leader from July 1955 until Ken's death in March 1979, after which Clara took on the role of publisher for three years until selling the newspaper. On June 7, we'll induct Clara into the WNA Memorial Pylon.
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WNA Apr 22
New job posted to the WNA Careers page! Sports Editor at Unified Newspaper Group in Verona
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WNA Apr 19
Robert A. Toerpe worked in the insurance industry for 43 years before purchasing the Washington Island Observer in 1992. He and his wife, Gail, ran the newspaper together for the next 20 years. On June 7, we'll induct Robert into the WNA Memorial Pylon.
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WNA Apr 19
Audrey and Doug Lyke moved to Ripon in 1962 to operate the Ripon Commonwealth Press. They added a commercial printing operation along the way and both businesses remain in the Lyke family today. On June 7, we'll induct Audrey into the WNA Memorial Pylon.
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WNA Apr 19
Dennis Losness began his 50-year newspaper career in high school at the Amery Free Press. Among other stops along the way, Dennis served as editor and publisher of the Cornell Courier for 5 years. On June 7, we'll induct Dennis into the WNA Memorial Pylon.
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WNA Apr 19
Leland "Korny" Krueger and his wife, Nora, purchased the Marion Advertiser in 1967 and operated it until 1985. Their son Kurt now serves as publisher of the Vilas County News-Review in Eagle River. On June 7, we'll induct Korny into the WNA Memorial Pylon.
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WNA Apr 18
Jeff Hovind started his career at the Daily Citizen in Beaver Dam before serving as publisher of The Freeman. He and his wife later bought the Merrill Courier, which they ran from 2005 to 2014. On June 7, we'll induct Jeff into the WNA Memorial Pylon.
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WNA Apr 18
After starting his career in Minnesota, Lee Edward Henschel purchased The Blair Press in 1998. He served as publisher, editor and reporter for more than 20 years. On June 7, we'll induct Lee into the WNA Memorial Pylon.
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WNA Apr 17
Bernadette and John Friedell edited and published the Washburn County Register in Shell Lake from 1980 to 1989, and the newspaper won several awards during that span. On June 7, we'll induct Bernadette into the WNA Memorial Pylon.
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WNA Apr 17
New job posted to the WNA Careers page! News Content Coach at USA TODAY NETWORK – CENTRAL WISCONSIN in Appleton
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WNA Apr 17
New job posted to the WNA Careers page! Health & Science Reporter at The Post-Crescent in Appleton
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WNA Apr 17
New job posted to the WNA Careers page! K-12 Education/Family Reporter at The Post-Crescent in Appleton
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WNA Apr 17
After marrying five years earlier, Janet and Mike Flaherty bought the Milton Courier in 1959. They owned and operated the newspaper together for more than 30 years. On June 7, we'll induct Janet into the WNA Memorial Pylon.
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WNA Apr 17
In 1982, Charles "Tom" Coe took over for his father as owner and publisher of the Whitewater Register. The newspaper was purchased by E.D. Coe in the 1870s and remained in the family for 128 years. On June 7, we'll induct Tom into the WNA Memorial Pylon.
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WNA Apr 16
Lyle A. Christianson began working at the Colfax Messenger in high school. The owners at that time later sold the paper to Lyle and his wife, Inez, who operated it together from 1968 to 1995. On June 7, we'll induct Lyle into the WNA Memorial Pylon.
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WNA Apr 16
In the late 1960s, Florence and Robert Berglund bought three newspapers and combined them into the (Loyal) Tribune-Record-Gleaner, which they operated for 30 years before retiring. On June 7, we'll induct Florence into the WNA Memorial Pylon.
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WNA Apr 15
A story written by a high school newspaper reporter has prompted questions about the district’s student media policy and its adherence to the state’s open records law.
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WNA Apr 12
WNA Foundation to honor 12 during Memorial Pylon ceremony -
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WNA Apr 11
New job posted to the WNA Careers page! Digital Storytelling Producer and Project Manager at Wisconsin Humanities Council in Madison
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WNA Apr 11
New job posted to the WNA Careers page! Sports Writer at Marinette Menominee EagleHerald in Marinette
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