Archive for August, 2017

Slimp: Selling Newspapers

Training is a necessary ingredient if we are going to have successful staff.

Pumarlo: This time, privacy outweighs right to know

Public records are the foundation for reporting a range of stories important to your readers.

Heinzman: Why do we give our space away to politicians?

By Don Heinzman This is the political season when community newspapers should make money on advertisements. Now political […]

Heinzman: Back to school

By Don Heinzman When I was manager and editor of the Elk River Star News, I quickly realized […]

Ad-libs: How to make a good second impression

The things we do in that second contact can make a big difference in the sales person-customer relationship.

Into the Issues July 2017

By Al Cross This column was originally published in PubAux, the newspaper of the National Newspaper Association. In […]

Gov. Dayton Declares Minnesota Newspaper Week

Minnesota Newspaper Week is a statewide initiative that reminds individuals of the importance of a free press.

Sen. Klobuchar – Supporting a Free Press

Read Senator Amy Klobuchar’s MN Newspaper Week column, appearing in newspapers across the state.

Minnesota Newspaper Week – August 13-19

This week, more than 200 newspapers across the State of Minnesota will publish no news on their front pages.