A former RAGBRAI director has launched a Facebook group that wants to “Save America’s Greatest Bike Ride from the corporate giants threatening to destroy it forever.” “Because friends don’t let friends let RAGBRAI die,” is how Dieter Drake begins the […]
GateHouse Media will buy Gannett Co. Inc., USA Today reported on Monday afternoon. USA Today is the flagship newspaper for Gannett, which also owns the Press-Citizen and Des Moines Register. The two companies agreed to a “cash-and-stock deal worth about $1.38 billion and financed in part with new private-equity debt” […]
According to multiple reports, GateHouse Media is preparing to buy Gannett, the media company that owns the Press-Citizen and the Des Moines Register. GateHouse is the largest owner of daily newspapers in the country with 156 dailies, mostly in small markets. It also owns 328 weeklies. Gannett, which owns 109 daily papers […]
Instead of printing a dump of the raw police blotter, someone with a sense of humor at the PC is in charge articles about local arrests. You have to give credit where credit’s due.
We’re only a day and a half out from the Linfinity, Ha Ha Tonka and Murder by Death show at Gabe’s, and we imagine some of you may still be recovering. Those of you lucky enough to make it out–and […]
Obama keeps sending me emails. It’s been two months since the campaign breakup, and while I appreciate that he still relies on me, talks to me, thanks me — it’s just time for me to move on. He’s getting desperate, […]