Sturgis Journal

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Sturgis Journal
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) GateHouse Media
Publisher Daniel Tollefson
Editor Candice Phelps
Founded July 4, 1861, as The Sturgis Journal
Headquarters 209 John Street,
Sturgis, Michigan 49091, United States
OCLC number 36360256
Official website sturgisjournal.com

The Sturgis Journal is a daily newspaper published in Sturgis, Michigan, United States. It is owned by GateHouse Media, who acquired it from Independent Media Group in 2000.[1][2]

The Journal covers Sturgis and other St. Joseph County communities such as Burr Oak, Centreville, Colon, Constantine, Mendon, Three Rivers and White Pigeon.

The newspaper bills itself as the oldest business in the city of Sturgis.[3] It began as a weekly newspaper, The Sturgis Journal, on July 4, 1861, later known as the Sturgis Journal-Times.[4] It switched to daily publication under the name Sturgis Daily Journal in 1916. The words "the" and "daily" were dropped in 1946.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liberty Group Operating, Inc. FORM 8-K/A, September 13, 2000
  2. ^ Fund I - Independent Media Group
  3. ^ "About Us". SturgisJournal.com. Retrieved May 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ "About The Sturgis Journal". Chronicling America. Library of Congress. Retrieved May 18, 2012. 
  5. ^ "About The Sturgis Daily Journal". Chronicling America. Library of Congress. Retrieved May 18, 2012. 

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